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Born in Roehampton, London (UK) to British Italian and Cypriot Iranian parents, Sophia Eleni grew up in London and Surrey and attended Hurtwood House, later graduating with a First Class Honours degree from Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance and The Estonian Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts.

​Sophia works internationally and is most known for playing Aminah in US Television Series ‘Tyrant’ and for playing Princess Naz in Rom Com feature film ‘Finding Fatimah’.

​Sophia also works freelance as a singer, songwriter and sound designer for theatre and was a Eurovision 2016 contender for Switzerland. In 2012 and 2018 she performed a cover version of Hammer Horror live on various occasions.


  • About. Sophia Eleni website, retrieved 22 October 2018.