Hailing from Montreal, Quebec, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau is one of the most powerful people in the world who is best known as the wife of Justin Trudeau, 23rd Prime Minister of Canada. She is a former media personality and served as eTalk’s Quebec correspondent from 2005 until 2010.
She is also known for her extensive charity work and her involvement with a variety of causes as a speaker and mentor, especially women’s and children’s issues. She’s associated with several Canadian charities and non-profit organizations, as well as the spokesperson of several philanthropic projects including WaterCan. In March 2020, she made headlines when she was tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from a speaking event on a London trip.
Sophie Gregoire Biography
Sophie Gregoire was born on the 24th of April 1975, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is currently 47 years old.
|Birth Name||Sophie Grégoire|
|Date of Birth||April 24, 1975|
|Place of Birth||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Age||47 years old|
|Profession||Media Personality, Public Speaker|
|Residence||Rideau Cottage, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
Family and Education
Sophie Gregoire is the only child of Jean Gregoire and Estelle Blais. Her father was a stockbroker while her mother worked as a Franco-Ontarian nurse.
Sophie graduated from the Pensionnat du Saint-Nom-de-Marie in Outremont, Montreal. After high school, she attended the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf and then got admitted to McGill University to study commerce with an intent to become like her father.
But she changed her plans and switched to the University of Montreal where she took Communication as a major and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communications.
Sophie Gregoire Husband
Sophie Gregoire knew Justin Trudeau right from her childhood as he was the elder brother of her classmate and friend, Michel Trudeau. Justin is the oldest son of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
They began dating several months after co-hosting a charity ball in 2003. They got engaged in October 2004 before tying the knot on May 28, 2005, in a Catholic wedding at Montreal’s Sainte-Madeleine d’Outremont Church.
The couple welcomed their first child, a son Xavier James Trudeau on October 18, 2007. She gave birth to their second child, a daughter Ella-Grace Margaret Trudeau on February 5, 2009, and their third son, Hadrien Grégoire Trudeau was born on February 28, 2014.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 6 inches|
Centimeters – 168 cm
Meters – 1.68 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 64 kg|
Pounds – 141 lbs
|Shoe Size||6 (US)|
|Dress Size||6 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Blonde hair|
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau secured a position at an advertising company right after her graduation. There she spent three years working in various departments, including advertising, public relations, and sales, and subsequently rose to the level of account manager.
Upon earning an extensive experience in the advertisement industry, she decided to switch job and enrolled at the School of Radio and Television Promedia in Montreal.
Post her completion of the course, Sophie got a job in a newsroom, writing the news ticker. She then joined LCN, a local television station in Quebec, as an entertainment reporter and contributed to the shows including LCN’s daily Showbiz segment, Salut Bonjour Weekend, Clin d’œil, and Bec et Museau for TVA, and hosted Canal Évasion’s Escales de Rêves and Canal Z’s Teksho.
Sophie quit her job at LCN and joined CTV Television Network in September of 2005 as a reporter. She started off as a reporter for the show, eTalk, and served until 2010 as eTalk’s Quebec correspondent.
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau Net Worth
With no doubt, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau is a talented powerhouse. Having said that, she has had various roles ever since the start of her career and it is likely that she could’ve earned a lot of money on her own.
Aside from being the wife of Canada’s Prime Minister and a mom of their three children, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau is a public speaker, philanthropist, and severs as an ambassador for various charities and NGOs.
Despite the fact of her being in the constant media limelight and her job being involved in charity works and public speaking, it is certainly not an easy job to work out her net worth.
According to various online sources, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau’s net worth should be somewhere between $500,000 and $1 million.
Sophie on Social Media
She has earned quite a considerable social following, thanks to having a commendable relationship with the people and fighting for their causes. She can be found on Instagram @sophiegregoiretrudeau, where she’s attracted over 255 thousand followers. Gregoire is also on Facebook where she has amassed over 341 thousand followers to her @SophieGregoireTrudeau page.
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Facts
Despite having a happy childhood, she suffered from bulimia, a condition she battled from age 17 until her early 20s.
She is multilingual and can speak French, English, and Spanish.
Gregoire is the national ambassador for Plan Canada’s “Because I am a Girl” initiative, and the official spokesperson for The Shield of Athena, which helps women and children dealing with domestic violence.
She can play the guitar and flute as well as trained in jazz, ballet, and African dance.
She is a certified yoga instructor since 2012.
Sophie was awarded the 2013 UN Women National Committee Canada Recognition Award for her contribution to human rights.
On January 18, 2016, Sophie sang a song she composed, entitled “Smile Back at Me” at the end of a speech in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Ottawa City Hall, for which she received a standing ovation from the crowd.
She was named as an influencer for the Deliver for Good campaign of Women Deliver in 2017.
On March 12, 2020, Gregoire tested positive for COVID-19 after she showed flu-like symptoms shortly after she returned from London attending a public speaking event.