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Sophie Watts


Sophie Watts is an entrepreneur, media executive, and investor from England. Sophie Watts is the founding President of the global TV and movie studio STX Entertainment. She is also co-founder of the global web3 agency Metacurio and a serial investor and global entrepreneur.

Early Life

Sophie Watts was born in London, England on September 30, 1985. She holds both American and British nationality and belongs to the British ethnic background. Moreover, she is currently 38 years old and her zodiac sign is Libra.

Her mother Tessa Watts was a music film and music video producer who is one of the pioneers of the music video industry at Virgin Records. Additionally, her father Michael Watts was a rock journalist and newspaper editor.

Moreover, she grew up in London and Bedfordshire where she spent her childhood days. Furthermore, she is a direct heir to the prominent Whitney family.

Caption: Sophie Watts’s mother, Tessa Watts (Source: Punk Girl Diaries)

Sophie Watts – Education

She attended Gonville and Caius College at the University of Cambridge. Moreover, she graduated with First-Class Honours in History. Additionally, she received an award as a Senior Scholar in her college for her economic history thesis on the rise of business in Asia.

Professional Career

Sophie Watts worked in music videos, film, and programming in her early career. Moreover, she worked with artists like Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney, U2, Madonna, Beyonce, and Mariah Carey. In 2007, she moved to Los Angeles where she became a producer and financier on film projects like the documentary Bully

. The film received the Stanley Kramer Award at the Producers Guild of America in 2013.  She started working with Robert “Bob” Simonds in 2011 to build a next-generation television studio and film. Moreover, the company grew to secure capital from investors Tencent, Jony Capital, PCCW, and Liberty Global.

Caption: President of STX Entertainment Sophie Watts speaks at the 7th Annual Produced By Conference at Paramount Studios on May 30, 2015 in Hollywood, California (Source: HuffPost)

She and Simonds hired a series of film executives under the Corporate team in 2014. Moreover, the studio also signed a multiyear television deal to release its films exclusively to Showtime Networks. Additionally, the studio also signed a multiyear partnership with Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

The company produced several films like Golden Globe, Molly’s Game, The Gift, Bad Moms, and Jackie Chan’s The Foreigner. After that, the company produced several projects including State of Affairs, FBoy Island, Number One Surprise, and Valley of the Boom. However, she resigned as Corporate President at STX Entertainment in January 2018.

After that, she continued to advise the studio. She built multiple talent-driven companies with people like Mike Tyson and organized a fight between Mike and Roy Jones Jr. After that, she became the Founder and CEO of the SW Companies (SWC). Currently, she is on the Board of Directors for Ryff, Metacurio, and BritWeek. Previously, she was on the Board of Directors of BAFTA LA and The Trevor Project.

Net Worth 2024

This entrepreneur has earned a good amount of money from her different investments and other business ventures. According to online sources, she has an estimated net worth of around $11 million as of 2023.


Watts has been listed as one of Hollywood’s top dealmakers in Variety magazine’s “Dealmakers Impact Report”. Moreover, she appeared as one of Fortune’s 40 under 40 the magazine’s annual ranking of the most influential people in business.

Additionally, she was on the Women’s Impact Report in 2015, 2016, and 2017 for Variety magazine. In 2016, she was on the “Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment” for the National Diversity Council’s 2016 list.

Furthermore, she was on The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Elle magazine named her as one of Hollywood’s “next-to-know…heavy hotters in the November 2016 edition. She was on the list of Variety500 as one of the 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global $2 trillion entertainment industry.

Relationship Status

Sophie Watts is single according to online sources. Previously, she was in an affair with American television writer and producer Allison Adler. Besides that, there is no further information about her other relationships on online sources and media.

This entrepreneur has not been part of any rumors or controversies. As far as 2023, there are no records of her involvement in any kind of rumors or controversies. We can assume that she likes to focus on her several business and financial ventures and likes to stay away from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements

This beautiful lady has dark brown hair and light-brown eyes. However, there is no information about her body measurements like height, weight, dress size, and more on online sources.

Sophie Watts – Social Media

Watts is not active on any kind of social media platforms. We can assume that due to her busy schedule and her ambition she likes to stay away from social media platforms. Moreover, we can presume that she likes to focus on different business ventures rather than social media platforms.