African, European


Auckland, New Zealand


173 cm

Age Range


Career Highlights

Sonia is one of New Zealand’s best known faces, most recognisable for being the Lotto presenter - a role she has held for 15 years. However, Sonia is an extremely versatile entertainer, having also worked as a model, actress and writer. After working both locally and internationally as a model, Sonia took up acting, starring in shows such as Xena: Warrior Princess, Shortland Street and Young Hercules. Her film credits include hit comedies Sione’s Wedding, Love Birds and the new Netflix film The Royal Treatment.

Feature Film.

2021The Royal Treatment Madame Fabre (Support)Netflix
Dir. Rick Jacobson
2011Love BirdsGingerDir. Paul Murphy
2006Sione's WeddingDream LatifahDir. Chris Graham

Short Film.

2009Blessed are TheyEveDir. Anton Steel


2021Give Us A ClueContestantImagination TV
1999Shortland StAleesha
1998Young HerculesMilaDir. Chris Graves
1996XenaRheaDir. Charles Siebert


2022Dancing with the Stars Contestant
2009What Would You Do?Presenter
2008Get Out - USPresenter
2005Lotto PresenterPresenter