What Ethnicity Is Phillipa Soo - Where Are Her Parents From? Details About The Actress

 

In Emmy Award 2021, Phillipa Soo made an appearance. ( Source : Instagram )

American actress Phillipa Soo is well known for creating the part of Eliza Hamilton in the Broadway musical Hamilton, where fans are currently curious about her ethnicity.

A 32-year-old American actress Phillipa Soo, whose real name is Phillipa Anne Soo, was born on May 31, 1990. Soo is best known for creating the part of Eliza Hamilton in the Broadway production of Hamilton.

For this role, she received a Tony Award nomination in 2016 for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical and a Grammy Award in the same year for Best Musical Theater Album.

In addition, she created the title character in the 2017 Broadway production of Amélie and Natasha Rostova in the 2012 off-Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.


Where Is Phillipa Soo From? Her Ethnicity

In Libertyville, Illinois, Philipa Soo was born. She is half Chinese because her paternal grandparents immigrated to the US from China. Her mother, who is from Southern Illinois, works in the arts, and her father are both doctors.

In the Chicago neighborhood of Libertyville, Phillipa attended high school there from 2004 to 2008. 2012 saw Soo complete the acting course at The Juilliard School.

Actress Phillipa Soo is absolutely stunning.
Actress Phillipa Soo is absolutely stunning. ( Source : Instagram )

As Natasha Rostova in the Ars Nova production of Dave Malloy's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, which is based on Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, Soo was hired after graduating from Juilliard in 2012.

The performance then moved from Ars Nova to Kazino, an Off-Broadway venue that was specifically constructed for the production.

Soo played the role of suffragist Inez Milholland in Shaina Taub's Off-Broadway production of Suffs in 2022.

Beginning with performances on June 28, 2022, Soo will play Cinderella in a Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim's musical Into the Woods.

Phillipa Soo Parents: A Look At Her Family Background

Phillipo Soo hails from a close-knit family; her mother, Sheila Chapman, works as a theater administrator and has European-American lineage; as a result, Phillipa is a mixed-race person.

Her father, David Soo, is a doctor of Chinese-American background. Since Soo entered the spotlight, she has not mentioned having a brother or sister, thus there is no evidence that she does.

However, it is well known that her parents strongly encouraged her to pursue an acting career.

In a past interview with the New York Times, the actress described how her love of performing began as a little girl when she frequently listened to the Blues Brothers and Aretha Franklin, trying to emulate everything the singer performed.

Phillipa Soo Husband: Is She Married?

Nearly a year into their relationship, Steven proposed to Phillipa with an engagement ring. In February 2016, they exchanged vows.

Steven posted on Instagram to announce their engagement. Steven Pasquale, the 31-year-old actress Phillipa's husband, works in both theater and the Hollywood film industry.

For his role as Robert in the musical The Bridges of Madison County, Steven, 45, is well-known (2014). Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, West Side Story, Rescue Me, Six Feet Under, The Comey Rule, are among the numerous films.

During the Hamilton musical's dress rehearsal, Pasquale and Soo first met. Steven hasn't performed in the production.

However, Pasquale attended the practice because Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton, counts him as a close friend.

Following their initial encounter, Phillipa and Steven forged a friendship that later developed into a romantic relationship.

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