• Sonia Isaza is a social media personality and fitness model from Pereira, Colombia
• She has a net worth of over $300,000
• She started training at age 22 after seeing bikini models in magazines
• She has gained over 2.7 million followers on Instagram
• She is in a relationship with professional soccer player Arturo Vidal and enjoys working out her abs and Smith Machine squats
Who is Sonia Isaza?
Sonia Isaza was born on 24 September 1988, in Pereira, Colombia, and is a social media personality as well as a fitness model, best known from gaining a huge amount of fame on the social media website Instagram, showcasing her well-developed body. She’s also posted videos and photos of her working out at the gym.
The Net Worth of Sonia Isaza
How rich is Sonia Isaza? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $300,000, earned through a successful career in the fitness industry. Her online fame has led her to numerous opportunities including competitions and sponsorships. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Fitness Beginnings
Sonia grew up in Pereira, a city in Colombia located in the foothills of the Andes. She grew up with an inclination towards an active lifestyle, but didn’t really think of becoming a gym buff, satisfied with her life up to her teens. At the age of 22, she saw bikini models in magazines, and decided to push her limits by going to the gym.
Her early visits at the gym didn’t yield a lot of results as she lacked the proper knowledge on training and nutrition, so she hired a coach and then started to see results. She was inspired to go further, and in 2006 decided that she would become a competitive bodybuilder. However, there weren’t a lot of opportunities available near home so she decided to move to the US, settling in California. She continued training, and making her name known in local competitions.
Over the years, Isaza would gain qualification into more prestigious competitions, and she became a part of the Arnold Strongman Classic which is an annual competition featuring strength athletes from all over the world. As the name denotes, it was created by Arnold Schwarzenegger and is usually held in various locations around the world. She spent time in Australia and was encouraged by others to try and share her progress online. This led her to create an account on Instagram, a move which would become pivotal towards her current career path.
Instagram is one of the most popular social media services in the world having begun in 2010. Since its inception, the service has rapidly gained popularity and has over a billion in registered users while over 500 million actively use the website on a daily basis. Users can upload photos and videos to their service which is then displayed to their accounts. These media can be shared to the public or to pre-approved followers. They can edit content they have through filters or organize them through the use of tags and location information. The service is owned by Facebook, and started out as an iOS exclusive service before branching out to other devices.
Isaza continues to work on her Instagram account with regular uploads and has managed to gain over 2.7 million followers. She posts a lot of personal photos, and videos of her training at the gym. Her fame eventually attracted numerous companies who started contacting her to do modelling work. She became partnered with the company NitroFit, which is a sports supplement company based in Colombia. She often appears in their promotional videos as well as at some of their events, with other fitness models who work for the company including Angel Rodriguez, Lorena Hernandez, Louisa Polo, and Mafe Achury.
She’s also trained alongside the gym called MMA Mafia Academy, which is known for offering courses on various types of training and sports. She’s done boxing classes with them, though they also offer Muay Thai, Functional Weightlifting, and jiu-jitsu training. She’s also done modelling work featuring fitness outfits and clothing. One of the companies she worked for is Crystal Wings, which is a Columbian-based fitness clothing retailer which ships worldwide. The company is also known for featuring other prominent fitness personalities, mostly based in Colombia.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Isaza is in a relationship with professional soccer player Arturo Vidal – the two have been together since 2018. Their relationship became public in January 2019 when they posted photos of themselves together on vacation. He is best known for his work with the Spanish club Barcelona as a midfielder, and has also played for the Chilean national team. He earned the nickname King Arthur while playing with the Italian club Juventus due to his aggressive play.
— Sonia Isaza Fans (@niaisaza1) December 30, 2018
According to her, she loves working out her abs and it is that part of her body that really helped her rise up to the spotlight. She also enjoys building her legs using Smith Machine squats.
Similar to numerous fitness personalities, bodybuilders, and fitness models, she remains active online, often posting on Instagram several times in a week. She also has an account on the website Twitter, which has over 2,400 followers, however, she is yet to post anything on that account. Another account she has is on Facebook, with over 132, 000 followers, however, it hasn’t been active since 2018, last posting several photos and videos showcasing her body. She has also posted a few photos with friends on her account.