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Sonya Eddy’s Death Cause | Bio, Surgery | Net Worth 2023

Sonya Eddy’s Death Cause | Bio, Surgery | Net Worth 2023

Facts of Sonya Eddy

Full Name:Sonya Eddy
Birth Date:June 17, 1967
Age:57 years
Death Date:December 19, 2022
Country:United States
Height: 5 feet 3 inches (1.60m)
Net Worth$5 Million
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceKansas City
EducationUniversity of California
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Sonya Eddy was an American actress who became popular after playing the role of Johnson Epiphany in the soap opera The General Hospital. 

Sonya has also played in Ruby Dee’s play Zora Is My Name. Eddy has also appeared in stages like The Comedy of Errors, The Witch in Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods, and Bloody Mary in South Pacific.

What Nationality was Sonya Eddy?

Sonya Eddy was born on June 17, 1967, in Kansas City, KS, in the United States. At the time of her death, she was only 55 years old and her zodiac sign was Gemini. Moreover, Sonya used to celebrate her birthday on 17th June every year.

Sonya Eddy spotted with her uncle
Caption: Sonya spotted with her uncle (Source: Instagram)

Sonya had American nationality and belongs to a Mixed ethnicity. Moreover, Sonya follows the Christianity religion. She joined the University of California which is located in Davis. In 1992, she graduated from University with a degree of BA and even majored in theatre and dance.

Was Sonya Eddy dating?

No, Sonya wasn’t dating anyone and was focusing on her acting career until her last moment. Sonya used to keep her personal matters private, so she didn’t share any information about her past dating life on any site.

Caption: Sonya spotted with her friend (Source: Instagram)

What was Sonya Eddy’s Net Worth?

Sonya had a net worth of $5 million as of 2023. She earned this money from her career as a  registered nurse and actress. Additionally, she had an annual salary of $43k as which is the average salary of an actress in the USA.

Caption: Sonya spotted with her friend inside the house (Source: Instagram)

How tall was Sonya Eddy?

Sonya had a height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs 75 Kg. Likewise, Sonya had black colored eyes and his hair is dark brown in color.

Journey of Sonya Eddy’s Weight Loss

Sonya lost weight from regular exercise. She even changed her diet, cut out carbs, ate more proteins, and regularly rodes bikes. She lost more than 60 pounds with the help of a balanced diet and regular exercise.

How did Sonya Eddy die?

Sonya died due to a serious uncontainable infection. On December 19, 2022, she left this world and she was only 55 years old at the time of her death. She was kept on life support before her death.

On December 20, 2022, her friend announced her death on Instagram:

 “My friend @sonyaeddy passed away last night, The world lost another creative angel. Her legions of @generalhospitalabc fans will miss her ??️”

Professional Career of Sonya Eddy

  • Eddy was an actress and nurse by profession.
  • In 1990, she stepped into the acting world in Ruby Dee‘s play Zora Is My Name.
  • She also appeared in stages like The Comedy of Errors, The Witch in Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods, and Bloody Mary in South Pacific.
  • For the sitcom, Married… with Children, she even moved to Los Angeles and later played in The Drew Carey Show, Murphy Brown, Seinfeld, and Home Improvement.
  •  She played the recurring role of Joan of Arcadia from 2004 to 2005.
Caption: Sonya spotted with her friends on the cover (Source: Instagram)
  • At General Hospital, she played the role of Epiphany Johnson from 2007 to 2008.
  • She played Tammy in the truTV comedy series, Those Who Can’t from 2016 to 2019.
  • Some of her popular films are High School High, Motel Blue, Blast, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, and The Fine Line Between Cute and Creepy. 
  • She also appeared in tv shows like The Drew Carey Show, Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Gilmore Girls, The Mind of the Married Man, and Malcolm in the Middle.

FAQs of Sonya Eddy

Did Sonya leave General Hospital?

Yes, Sonya left the soap opera named General Hospital. In November 2020, she left the opera and played the role of Epiphany Johnson who is a nurse. Similarly, she joined the soap opera in March 2006 and worked for more than 14 years.

What happened to the black nurse at General Hospital?

The black nurse of General Hospital died on December 19, 2022. Her friend, Octavia Spencer announced her death on December 20, 2022.

Did Sonya undergo weight loss surgery?

No, Sonya didn’t have weight loss surgery. She had surgery but it is not related to weight loss. She also died due to complications in surgery.