Into The Soapy Life of Rena Sofer: Is She Married to Her Ex-Husband?

Rena Sofer, General Hospital’s Lois Marie Cerullon is not only an actress but also a former model. Her career in the showbiz industry began as a model while she was just 15. She began her career on the big screen through daytime TV shows, however, later became part of many primetime TVs. Her love life itself is like soap operas that she herself has been part of.

Rena Worked as a Model Before Becoming an Actress

Rena was born on December 2, 1968, in Arcadia, California, USA. Her birth name is Rena Sherel Sofer. Her father, Martin Sofer was a Conservative Jewish Rabbi and her mother, Susan was a psychology professor. 

Sofer grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she moved after her parent’s divorce. Then again she had to move to North Bergen in New Jersey where her father was a rabbi. There, she enrolled in a Jewish high school called Frisch School. 

Then again she transferred to North Bergen High School.  After graduating from high school, she joined Montclair State College. 

Before entering the showbiz industry, Rena worked as a model. A New York agency discovered her beauty and talents while she was just 15. So, even before acting, she had an idea about the entertainment industry.

Rena Made Her Acting Debut in 1987

Rena Sofer with her husband Sanford Bookstaver at her the set of The Price is Right
Source: Instagram @rena.sofer

The veteran actress debuted with the role of Joyce Abernathy in the TV show, Another World (1987). Eventually, she also made her way to the movies. Her first role in the movie was SHyana in A Stranger Among Us. 

Her big break came when she got a role in ABC- soap General Hospital as Lois Cerullo. Through it, she also won Best Supporting Actress’ Daytime Emmy.

Rena is in a Relationship With Her Ex-Husband

Rena Sofer and her husband Sanford Bookstaver
Source: Instagram @rena.sofer

Rena has had a soap-like love life. She had been married twice, divorced twice, and again together with her ex-husband. 

She first married a co-star from General Hospital, Wally Kurth. They met on the set of General Hospital. The duo tied the wedding knot on 31st March 1995. The couple was together for only around a couple of years. They got divorced in 1997. 

Then, she met a TV director named Sanford Bookstaver on the set of the show The Chronicle. They dated for around a year. Then, they announced their engagement in 2002. The couple got married on 18 May 2003. 

Rena’s marriage with Bookstaver lasted for thirteen years, before getting divorced in 2016. However, at present, they are back together. They got back in 2019. According to Sofer, Bookstaver came all the way from New York just to celebrate her birthday party. This made her feel that he was the one who will always have her back. 

Follow Celebzall for interesting content about your favorite celebrities.

She is The Mother of Two Children

Sanford Bookstaver with his kids
Source: Instagram @rena.sofer

The actress has had two children. The elder one is Rosabel Rosalind Kurth whom she conceived with her first husband, Wally Kurth. Then, she also had a child with her second husband. Her second child’s name is Avalon. 

Rena Sofer Net Worth

As of 2020, Rena has an estimated net worth of $3 million. She has amassed this amount mostly from her acting career. Throughout her career, she has been part of over 50 movies and TV shows. 

Body Measurements

The actress has striking blue eyes which her black hair highlights beautifully. She has a height of 5’5” and weighs around 55 kg. Her body measurements are 32-25-34.

You might also like to read about Tamaryn Payne

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *