Sophia Bush is an American actress, director, spokesperson and activist. She is best known for he role in WB/CW drama series One Tree Hill, where she played Brooke Davis. Let’s see some interesting facts and trivia about her!
1.She was born on July 8 1982 in Pasadena, California.
2. She is the only child of Maureen and Charles William Bush
3. Her mother runs a photography studio and her father is an advertising and beauty photographer.
4. Sophia Bush graduated from Westridge School for Girls in 2000, where she was a member of the volleyball team.
5. At Westridge, she was required to participate in the theatre arts program. Bush stated: “Part of my school’s requirement was to do a play.
6. At the age of 17, Bush was named the Tournament of Roses Parade Queen.
7. Sophia Bush attended the University of Southern California (USC) as a journalism major until her junior year.
8. There she was a member and Social Chair of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
9. Although she didn’t graduate, she still utilizes the knowledge she gained from her major. She used to work as an assignment editor of Annenberg TV News in her spare time.
10. Sophia Bush made her first big screen appearance in the 2002 film National Lampoon’s Van Wilder opposite Ryan Reynolds.
11. Following this, she made appearances in several television shows, including Nip/Tuck, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, and the HBO film Point of Origin.
12. In 2003, Bush was cast as Kate Brewster in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, though she was replaced by Claire Danes after a week of filming.
13. Jonathan Mostow, the director of the film, stated that he had replaced her as he felt she was too young for the role, but praised her talent as an actress.
14. In 2003, Sophia Bush landed the role of Brooke Davis in the WB television series One Tree Hill.
15. After Sophia Bush gained mainstream fame, she became a spokesperson for high-profile brands.
16. She has posed on the cover of several mainstream magazines such as Entertainment Weekly, Lucky, Maxim, Glamour, InStyle and Zooey Magazine.
17. She has also had several endorsement deals, such as for Ocean Pacific clothing.
18. She directed three episodes of the series, including the penultimate episode of the ninth and final season.
19. Sophia Bush became engaged to her One Tree Hill co-star Chad Michael Murray in May 2004 and they married on April 16, 2005, in Santa Monica, California.
20. After five months of marriage, Bush and Murray announced their separation in September 2005.
21. From 2008 to 2009, Bush dated her One Tree Hill co-star James Lafferty.
22. Sophia Bush also dated actor Austin Nichols confirming in May 2010 that they had been dating on and off for four years.
23. Austin Nichols took the role of Julian Baker on One Tree Hill to be with Bush.
24. In January 2013, Bush began dating Dan Fredinburg, a program manager for Google. They broke up in February 2014, citing the strains of their long-distance relationship as the cause. redinburg died on April 25, 2015, after he sustained a head injury in the April 2015 Nepal earthquake while he was climbing Mount Everest.
25. On January 8, 2011, Bush’s 9-year-old second cousin, Christina-Taylor Green, was fatally shot in the assassination attempt on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Arizona. Green was the youngest victim of the massacre, which killed six people.
26. Sophia Bush is a part of fundraisers such as Fuck Cancer, Run For the Gulf, and Global Green Gulf Relief.
27. Sohpia Bush has been involved in political issues, including her support for Barack Obama as president in the 2008 election.
28. Bush set up a fundraiser intended to help people living in the area of the Gulf of Mexico affected by the environmental disaster of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which occurred on April 20, 2010.
29. In 2011, Bush won the Do Something Twitter Award for having spread the word via her Twitter account on how her followers could help with the cleanup after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
30. She was voted “Fan Favorite” by Facebook users on DoSomething.org
31. Bush is a huge animal lover, showing her affection by owning two giant pit bulls
32. Patch was rescued by a co-worker on the set of one of Bush’s movies, and Penny was rescued from an animal shelter. The breed is commonly misunderstood as aggressive, but Bush describes her pups as the “loves of [her] life.” At one point, Bush was fostering eight pitbull puppies in her hom
33. April 2007, she ranked No. 90 in the British popular men’s magazine FHM, in their countdown of 100 Sexiest Women of 2007.
34. In previous years, Bush has ranked No. 3 on Femme Fatales: The 50 Sexiest Women of 2004 and named No. 15 on MuchMusic’s 20 Hottest Women of 2004.
35. Bush has been featured in People’s “Beautiful at Every Age” and “Most Beautiful” lists for several years.