Sophia Bush Bio, Age, Height, One Tree Hill, Chicago P.D., Net Worth, Parents, and Husband

Sophia Bush Bio, Wiki

Sophia Bush born Sophia Anna Bush is an American Actress well known for starring in the drama series One Tree Hill which aired from 2003 to 2012, as Brooke Davis. She also starred as Erin Lindsay in the drama series Chicago P.D. which aired from 2014 to 2017, and in the lead role of Dr. Samantha Griffith in the medical drama Good Sam in 2022 where she was also the producer.

Sophia Bush Age

Bush was born in Pasadena, California, United States on 8th July 1982. She is 41 years old as of 2024 and she celebrates her birthday on July 8th every year.

Sophia Bush Height/Measurements

Bush stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches.

Sophia Bush Education

Bush attended Westridge School for Girls where she graduated in 2000 and was a member of the volleyball team. She participated in the theatre arts program while at Westridge. She stated that she was required to do a play in the program, but she was so irritated because she wanted to play volleyball. She later thought to herself, after the play, that if she could do that for the rest of her life, then she was set. Bush was named the Tournament of Roses ParadeQueen at the age of 17.

Sophia Bush
Sophia Bush

Sophia Bush Career

Bush’s first debut appearance was in the film National Lampoon’s Van Wilder in 2002, opposite Ryan Reynolds. After that, she appeared in a number of television shows such as Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Nip/Tuck, and Point of Origin, a HBO film. Bush also appeared in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines as Kate Brewster in 2002, but she was replaced by Claire Danes after one week of filming. The director of the film, Jonathan Mostow, said he replaced her because he felt Bush was too young for the role, but he said she had great talent as an actress.

She was cast as Brooke Davis in the television series One Tree Hill in 2002. After she became famous, she posed on some mainstream magazines such as Lucky, Glamour, Maxim, In Style, Entertainment Weekly, and Zooey Magazine. Bush also acted as a spokesperson for high-profile brands. She has had some endorsement deals like the Ocean Pacific clothing. Bush and her co-stars from One Tree Hill were endorsers for Chevy Cobalt, Master Card, and Cingular Wireless. Bush co-starred in the comedy film John Tucker Must Die in July 2006, which was directed by Betty Thomas opposite Jesse Metcalfe and Brittany Snow.

In the same year, she starred in Stay Alive, a Buena Vista Pictures thriller, alongside Frankie Muniz, Jon Foster, and Adam Goldberg. It was the 1st film to be released by Hollywood Pictures in 5 years and it opened at number 3 in the U.S. box office. Bush played the role Grace Andrews in the classic horror film The Hitcher in 2007, where she starred opposite Sean Bean. In 2008, she co-starred in the film The Narrows as Kathy Popovich alongside Vincent D’Onofrio and Kevin Zegers. In 2011, Bush co-starred in the romantic comedy film Chalet Girl, which aired in February 2011.

It was announced in February 2012, that she had joined the cast of Partners, a CBS sitcom which premiered on 24th September 2012 and ran for one season. In November, it was reported that the series had been canceled after 6 episodes. The rest of the episodes remained unaired but were later aired by some international outlets. Bush starred in Carried Away, a music video that debuted on 14th February 2013. In the same year, she had a main role in the TV pilot Hatfields & McCoys but it failed to be picked up to series.

She joined the cast of Chicago P.D. in August 2013 where she played as Det. Erin Lindsay. The show premiered on 8th January 2014, but she left the series after 4 seasons citing abusive behavior as the reason she left. She also appeared frequently on the 3rd and 1st Chicago franchise series, Chicago Med and Chicago Fire respectively. In 2018, Bush played the voice of Voyd in Incredibles 2, a Pixar’s film, which is a sequel to The Incredibles and in 2019, she started her own podcast called Work In Progress.

In 2020, she appeared in season one of Love Victor on Hulu for four episodes, as Veronica. Bush has been a co-host on the podcast, Drama Queens, since 2021 together with her former co-stars from One Tree Hill, Bethany Joy Lenz and Hilarie Burton Morgan. It was announced in April 2023, that she would make her West End debut in 2:22 A Ghost Story, but in July 2023, she announced that she would not be part of the production due to a medical issue. Bush appeared on Celebrity Family Feud in 2023, competing against Gayle King together with her team.

Sophia Bush Net Worth

Throughout her career as an actress, Bush has been able to accumulate an estimated net worth of about $11 Million.

Sophia Bush Parents and Siblings

Bush was born and brought up in Pasadena, California by her parents, Charles William Bush and Maureen Searson. Her mum runs a photography studio while her dad is a beauty and advertising photographer. Bush is an only child in the family.

Sophia Bush Husband

Bush was engaged to Chad Michael Murray, a co-star in One Tree Hill, in May 2004, and they later got married on 16th April 2005 in Santa Monica, California. Five months after their wedding, the couple announced their separation in September 2005. Bush filed papers for an annulment in February, citing fraud, but her petition was denied and instead they were granted a divorce in December 2006. After the divorce, she said that it devastates her that she has been reduced to a Hollywood statistic – another joke marriage. She added that she never expected to be married more than one time because she knew what she was getting into and that she would always believe in love.

Bush dated Jon Foster from Stay Alive, from 2006 to 2007, but they later broke up and are still friends. She said that the separation taught her about the difference of love and being in love. From 2008 to 2009, she dated James Lafferty, a co-star in One Tree Hill. Bush also dated actor Austin Nichols and in May 2010 confirmed that their relationship had been on and off for four years and unfortunately, they broke up in 2012. She dated a program manager for Google, Dan Fredinburg in 2013, but they later separated in due to long distance in 2014. However, they stayed as friends after the separation, as Bush was negatively affected by his accidental death in 2015.

Bush dated another co-star from Jesse Lee Soffer from 2014 to 2016. She later started dating Grant Hughes, a businessman in 2020 and they got engaged in August 2021. They the got married on 11th June 2022 at the Phil brook Museum of ArtĀ inĀ Tulsa, Oklahoma. However, after thirteen months of marriage, Bush filed for divorce. It was later reported that she is dating her girlfriend Ashlyn Harris, a former soccer player, but she has not confirmed her sexual orientation.

Sophia Bush Chicago P.D.

Bush appeared in the television series, Chicago P.D which aired in 2014 portraying Erin Lindsay. Erin is a former of the CPD Intelligence Unit. She has a soft spot for young people because she relates. She tries to convince 17-year-old Nadia who is a prostitute and heroin addict to enter drug rehab, but to no success. She really cares for Hank Voight (Jason Beghe) after he helped her in making her life better after going through a painful phase with her mother. She views Hank as the dad she never had as he brought her up and supported her. Erin loved him because he always believed in her.

Sophia Bush One Tree Hill

Bush played the role Brooke Penelope Baker better known as Brooke Davis, in the television series One Tree Hill which aired in 2002. Brooke is a entrepreneur and fashion designer from Tree Hill, North Carolina. She is an only child of  Victoria Davis and Robert (“Ted”), who later got married to Julian Baker and together they had twin sons Jude and Davis Baker.

Sophia Bush Wedding Dress

Since they got engaged, Bush knew what she wanted her dress to be. She had seen a photo of a Monique Lhuillier dress that was taken on Lake Como, and she had a vision of creating a personalized version of it. Bush wanted to make a heritage print : a print of flowers from Italy and California, Oklahoma so as to honor their families’ heritage, where they come from and how they are all coming together to plan where they are going. From the floral theme, Bush and Kevin Michael Ericson her stylist picked diamond floral earrings to complement the look.

Is Sophia bush related to George Bush

Despite sharing the same name with the 43rd president of the United States, George Bush, they are not directly related.

Sophia Bush Films and TV Shows

  • National Lampoon’s Van Wilder
  • Learning Curves
  • John Tucker Must Die
  • Table for Three
  • Mob Wives
  • Mob Wives 2: The Christening
  • Hard Luck Love Song
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • Southern Discomfort
  • Hatfields & McCoys
  • Chicago Fire
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Drunk History
  • The Man Who Walked Around the World
  • Love, Victor
  • This Is Us
  • Good Sam
  • Teenage Euthanasia

Sophia Bush Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 1.1M followers, around 1.2M followers on her Facebook page, and about 4.5M followers on her Instagram account.