Sofia Franklyn is a famous American social media star majorly known for being a blogger and podcaster. Her journey began with the popular sports and pop culture blog Barstool Sports. She was given an opportunity to move to New York City to work as a blogger there. Her wild and sometimes controversial content made her a hit within the company.
Her personal net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million. She has gained a large following of fans following the success of her blogs and podcast episodes.
She has 749k followers on her Instagram account @sofiafranklyn. Sofia also makes money through various advertisements she promotes on her Instagram. Sofia was paid $500,000 per year at Barstool Sports.
Sofia Franklyn: Bio
Sofia Franklyn was born on 22 July 1992 making her 29 years old as of 2021. She was born in Lake City, Utah. Sofia hasn't revealed anything about her parents yet. She has a Bachelors's degree in economics from the University of Utah.
According to Sofia, her personality was considered a bit too outlandish for the corporate lifestyle. She made use of blogging to showcase her sense of humor and entertaining stories of sexual encounters in her early adulthood.
Her humorous writing style caught the eye of Barstool Sports. Sofia decided to move to New York City to continue creating blogs for Barstool in 2018.
Call Her Daddy
Sofia had started a career in finance before being an internet personality but it didn't work out for her. However, she found her fame and success on the internet.
Her career also has an interesting story, to begin with. Sofia and her friend were conversing about sex during a night out at a bar. They gained a large audience from fellow bar-goers. That was when they decided to broadcast their funny, informative sexual-based discussions in podcast form.
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Sofia and her friend named their first podcast Call Her Daddy which was first recorded and aired in 2019. The idea turned out to be a hit and her content was a major success. Her sexual-related content has often got her into controversies.
Call her daddy is the name of her podcast show. The podcast was created by Sofia and her friend Alexandra Cooper jointly. The show was doing great before the hosts got into a fight. This gave rise to immense drama at the time and eventually led the two friends to split.
Sofia and Alexendra(Source: Life & Style)
The reason behind their feud was about their positions and higher-ups at Barstool. The founder of Barstool David Portnoy posted a video calling the hosts unprofessional, disloyal and greedy. His statement fueled up the dramatic controversy even more.
There have been rumors that the Barstool was trying to benefit from the two. Reportedly, the hosts figured it out. Barstool did modify their contract to which Alexandra agreed but Sofia didn't. Their dispute with Barstool led Sofia to leave the show but Alexandra continued to host the show. They haven't made it up yet.
Sofia is currently working on a podcast titled Sofia With An F. Her podcasts from the show can be found on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
Is Sofia Dating Anyone?
Sofia began dating Peter in 2019. She used to refer to him as suit man to protect his identity from the media at the beginning of their relationship. She later revealed that her secret boyfriend was Peter Nelson. Peter is a former vice-president of HBO Sports. They made their relationship public during the first year of their dating.
Nelson was accused of interjecting about Sofia's Call Her Daddy contract renewal with Barstool. He was also accused of asking for a better deal for the podcast on behalf of Sofia in 2020.
Nelson and Sofia reportedly broke up in 2020. So, Sofia is single at the moment.