Who Is Sakira Wang? Daughter Of Sonja Sohn

by doveclove Tue Mar 01 2022 Updated On Sat Mar 12 2022
Who Is Sakira Wang? Daughter Of Sonja Sohn

Sakira Wang is the daughter of American actress, activist, and filmmaker, Sonja Sohn

Her father's name is Adam Plack, a composer and musician. She has a sister named Sophia

She was born in the United States. She is an American

Family of Sakira Wang
Family of Sakira Wang  Source: Instagram 

Mother's Married Life

Sonja was previously married to Adam Plack, a didgeridoo player, composer and producer. 

Their wedding took place in 2003. They were married for 16 years, and after that, they separated. 

They got divorced in the year 2019. As of 2022, she is single. 

How Did Sonja Meet Her Ex-Husband?

Sonja and her ex-husband dated each other for a long time before they tied the knot. 

But she hasn't opened up how and where she met her husband and how everything started between them 

Sakira Wang With mom Sonja Sohn and sister
Sakira Wang With mom Sonja Sohn and sister  Source: Instagram 

About Mom Sonja 

Sonja is an American actress, activist, and filmmaker born on May 9, 1964

Her birth name is Sonja Denise Williams. She was born and raised in Fort Benning, Georgia

Before she began as an actress, she used to work as a slam poet. 

She is well known for her role in The Wire as Detective Kima Greggs

Some of her remarkable works are seen in television series and movies such as Slam, Shaft, and Perfume.

Besides her acting career, she is also a political activist who has participated in many activities.


Sakira was born on October 10, 1986, and her current age is 35 years old.

Net Worth 

The net worth of Sonja is $1.5 Million. She earns as being an actress, and filmmaker. 

The average income of an actress is $218,000 per year.

Her Mother Wants To Help The Youth

Sakira's mother, Sonja, is professionally an actress and filmmaker. 

But besides that, she is also an activist who fights for the local community. 

She had a rough start in her life, and she was introduced to sexual harassment, physical violation, and anger issues. 

Hence she knew what people go through, which changes their lives negatively. 

After being successful, she wanted to help youth to follow a positive path in their life. 

For this, she founded a nonprofit organization called ReWired of Change

The organization mainly focus on youth who had already committed some crime but wanted to change their lives. 

She has helped many youths seek their way out of the darkness. 

Mother Had A Rough Life

Sonja was a frustrated and angry child while she was growing up. 

She lived with her father with anger issues and her Asian American mother in a middle-class family. 

Her father used to beat her mother all the time, and she grew up seeing that. 

She did make efforts to stop it, but it was worthless. 

In addition, she was sexually assaulted by her caretaker, who was an old lady. 

Because of the same reason, she started taking her frustration out by writing poems and taking drugs.

Sakira Wang With sister Sophia Wang
Sakira Wang With sister Sophia Wang   Source: Instagram

Sonja Was Addicted To Drugs

Sonja is followed by many and is an inspiration to many people. 

But her bad habit became a mark in her career, which was the use of drugs. 

She started the use of drugs in high school. 

She was from a disturbing background, and to get rid of all the tension, she used to do drugs and sell them. 

Even after being a celebrity, she couldn't let go of her drug-taking habit. 

She was addicted, and it ruined her relationship with her husband and daughters. 

She was even found with drugs by police while checking her car and was fined. 

She then started keeping herself busy helping others. She then tried her best to get out of it. 

In 2020 she even announced that she was healing from her drug addiction.

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