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Sofia Kristina Hellqvist, born December 6, 1984 at Danderyd Hospital. The family moved from Täby to Älvdalen 1991. Parents are Erik and Marie Hellqvist.
Sofia was baptised in Tibble church May 26, 1985. Sofia Hellqvist has an older sister, Lina, and a younger sister, Sara. Sofia lives on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm together with Prince Carl Philip.
Education and work
Sofia Hellqvist was in elementary school in Älvdalen Montessori School and Älvdalsvägen School. She went aesthetic program with musical focus on Vansbro Education.
Sofia Hellqvist has had several summer jobs, including a sports store, as a waitress and in a plastics factory. Sofia has since adolescence visited and worked as a volunteer and humanitarian workers in South Africa, Senegal and Ghana.
2005 began Sofia Hellqvist study accounting with a focus on business development at the New York Institute of English and Business. Sofia is also a certified yoga teacher, when she lived in New York, she worked as a yoga instructor at Yoga to the People, New York.
Sofia has also studied courses at Stockholm University; Global Ethics, Child and Youth Studies, the UN Convention on Children's Rights in Theory and Swedish practice, and Gender and International Relations, totaling 22.5 credits.
2010 Sofia Hellqvist founded Project Playground along with Frida Vesterberg and worked there as Secretary General until April 2015. Since April 2015, Sofia is the active Honorary President of Project Playground.