Sophia Grace Brownlee Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
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Sophia Grace Brownlee is an English child star who rose to notice when she appeared in a YouTube singing video with her cousin Rosie.
Birth And Family
Sophia Grace Brownlee was born on 18 April 2003 in Essex, England. Brownlee’s parents are Dominic Brownlee and Carly Brownlee. Brownlee’s father works as a writer and music consultant. She also has a younger sister named Belle Brownlee. Brownlee came to the notice of the world when her aunt put up a video of Brownlee and her cousin, Rosie McClelland. The video featured Brownlee and her cousin singing and dancing to the 2010 Nicki Minaj hit, Super Bass. The video featured Brownlee and Rosie in tiaras and pink tutus. The video was uploaded to the internet by her aunt on 19 September 2011. The video has received over fifty million views.
The viral video made Brownlee and her cousin Rosie famous, and they were invited to The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Brownlee was only eight years old when she made her first appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Brownlee and her cousin were given their regular spot on the show. Brownlee and Rosie would host the regular ‘Tea Time with Sophia Grace & Rosie’ segment. The segment would see the two cousins have celebrities over for tea and interview them. They have had the popstars Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry and actors Hugh Grant and Reese Witherspoon as well as many others. As well as their own ‘Tea Time with Sophia Grace & Rosie’ segment they have also worked as correspondents for The Ellen DeGeneres Show on the red carpet at award ceremonies.
The cousins served as correspondents at the Grammy Awards, The MTV Music Awards and others. Their work with The Ellen DeGeneres Show won Brownlee and her cousin the Choice Webstar Award at 2012 Teen Choice Awards. Brownlee has built on her success and released recordings of other songs. She released Girls Just Gotta Have Fun on her YouTube channel, the song and video also featured her cousin Rosie McClelland.
Her second single, Best Friends, was also released on her YouTube channel and made it into the Billboard Hot 100 music charts. The video for the song Best Friends did not feature Rosie McClelland. She was signed to the Capital Records France label in 2016 and released a third single, Girl in the Mirror. Girl in the Mirror featured the American artist, Silentó, who became famous for their début release, Watch Me (Whip/NaeNae). The single was released for download on iTunes.
Brownlee has also appeared in the Nickelodeon TV series Sam & Cat with her cousin Rosie McClelland. The show starred Ariana Grande, and Brownlee and McClelland appeared in two episodes of the show, the pair were termed the Brit Brats in the show. Brownlee also made a straight to DVD film with her cousin titled, Sophia Grace & Rosie's Royal Adventure. It was announced in 2013 that Brownlee would appear in a remake of Little Red Riding Hood, but Disney never confirmed this and the part was eventually played, byLilla Crawford.