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Bridget Shighadi, commonly known as Sofia in the Maria drama series which airs on Citizen TV, is among the lead characters in the drama. Bridget acts alongside other major  characters such as Brian Ogana (acting as Luwi) and Yasmin Said (acting as Maria).

She acts as an evil, greedy woman who forces and gets married to the posh family’s son- Luwi. This is to inherit everything that belongs to the family when her father-in-law would die.

Sofia even colludes with the doctor to forge pregnancy and lures the family into a wedding ceremony with hopes to be fully accepted in the family.

Her role in the drama makes many fans who follow the series to develop negative attitude towards her because she makes it look real.

On a radio interview, Bridget asked fans not to hate her. After all it is just acting and her real-life personality is different from what Sofia portrays on screens.

She further stated that her boyfriend goes uncomfortable sometimes about her role in the Maria series, just like any man can do but he is after all he is so supportive to his lovely beautiful girlfriend.

 Read:   Citizen TV’s Maria Full Cast, Characters and Their Real Names

In the series, Luwi however doesn’t love her; he even plans to divorce her. His love to Maria still remains in focus. Luwi’s real name is Brian Ogana. If you haven’t read our previous article about Luwi’s biography, read it here.

Bridget Shighadi- Sofia Age and where she was born

Bridget was born in the coastal region of Kenya, in Taita Taveta in a Christian faith. She is 27 years old as of 2019. Her family used to live in America before they relocated back to Kenya.

Bridget Shighadi Education and Career

Sofia acquired her degree in Public Relations at the University of Nairobi. She is a blogger, a YouTube personality and a model. Her hobbies which she loves most are modelling, fashion and design.

Shighadi aka Sofia Net Worth

Bridget owns a cloth company known as Yedu. Just like any other actor in the Maria drama series, she has signed a hefty deal with the Royal Media Services.

She was brought up in an upper-class family which gave her a good foundation in terms of schooling and upkeep. Her estimated net worth is over 7 million Kenyan shillings.

Bridget Shighadi- Sofia Boyfriend and Her Daughter

Bridget is in a committed relationship; she dates Nick Mutuma who is also in film industry and a media personality too.

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Bridget Shighadi and her Boyfriend, Nick Mutuma. IMAGE: Courtesy

They have dated for long and they have a beautiful daughter aged one and a half years by the name Dua Mutuma. Bridget brought forth the daughter while in the United States.

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Bridget Shighadi alias Sofia and her Daughter Dua Mutuma