Marla Sokoloff: Seven Quick Facts

Marla Sokoloff

Marla Sokoloff is an all-round entertainer who has spent most of her life performing. She started her career appearing in small roles as a child and progressed to bigger roles as she grew. Here are quick facts about her you should know about.

Marla Sokoloff was raised in a Jewish Family

Born on December 19, 1980, Marla Sokoloff was raised in a Jewish family to parents Howard and Cindi Sokoloff. Her father, Howard was a podiatrist, while her mother Cindi, worked as a caterer. Marla has a brother, Jared Sokoloff whom she played and fought with as a child. (Realistically is that what all siblings do?)

Marla received her education from the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts located on the campus of California State University, Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California. While she was approaching the age of adolescence, fame started knocking on her doors and acting career was launched before other things followed.

She is a blogger

Marla Sokoloff is not just an actress but also a celebrity blogger. Most actors and actresses have a writing talent but only a few pursue it. As for Marla, blogging could be described as one of her hobbies as she tries to balance her acting career with her numerous gifts. She writes for People where she shares her obsession with social media and family life.  She writes very well and maybe she might consider being a full-time blogger when she retires from the screen. But would she ever retire? Wed don’t know, she still has time to star in more Hollywood movies.

Marla Sokoloff is happily married

Marla is enjoying marital bliss with musician Alec Puro. Alec Puro also doubles as a songwriter and drummer. The duo started dating in 2004 and on November 7, 2009, they officially tied the knots. The couple has two daughters Elliotte Anne and Olive Mae.

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Previously, the actress dated James Franco, her co-actor of “Whatever It Takes”, from 1999 until the day Alec walked into her life. Marla also enjoys blogging about her beautiful daughters, about motherhood and how marriage had a big impact on her career. There are no rumors of divorce between Marla and Alec Puro.

She started acting at the age of 7

Marla Sokoloff began her acting career in a local San Francisco theater at age 7. Five years later, she made her screen debut in the series “Full House” where she starred as Gia Mahan for eight episodes.  Marla also appeared in some TV series and films later, playing minor roles.

Her breakout role came in the legal TV drama “The Practice” where she starred as a cheeky secretary Lucy Hatcher in the entire series. This role was a major contributory role to her Hollywood breakthrough as it birthed more screen time for her most notably in “Strange Frequencies” and “Night Vision”.

She also starred as Maggie Carter in “Whatever It Takes”, Alice in the ABC series “Big Day” which proved to be another big role that expanded her fame. In 2015, she starred in 2 episodes of  “Grey’s Anatomy as Glenda Castillo. In 2016, she starred in the Netflix original “Fuller House”. Marla has done so many works on TV.

Marla Sokoloff is more than just an actress

You already know that Marla is a celebrity blogger and a successful actress, what else does she do? Or what else has she not done? Talented people find a way to utilize all their gifts. As for Marla, she is a guitarist and a good singer. In fact, she created a line of custom-made guitar straps called Kiss My Axe.

For Marla to create guitar straps, she knows the art like a pastor knows the scriptures. She was also the singer and rhythm guitarist for L.A. rock band Smitten and she has dropped an album too.

Her Net Worth is 3 million dollars

Marla has not done badly for herself in terms of financial fortunes since she started pursuing her acting career. Her net worth is proof of her hard work and it can only get better with time. The actress is estimated to have a net worth of $ 3 million dollars, this she acquired from the acting business. Well, her singing career can make up a few bucks in that number. She is only in her late ‘30’s and has the potential of swimming in financial fortunes if she continues to work harder.

Marla Sokoloff is 5 feet 2 inches tall

The actress is 5 feet 2 inches (or 1.57 meters) tall and weighs 53kg (116 lbs). Want a decent weight? Learn from her. She blogs about her exercise routines on (we have said that before – well, we said it again). You want her bra size too? Please ask her husband.

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