Sofia Reyes was born on 25 September 1995 in Monterrey, Mexico. Her father was a cosmetic surgeon while her mom was a dermatologist. The singer has two brothers. When Sofia was just five years old, she demonstrated an extraordinary talent for music. Her grandmother started teaching the girl to play the piano. After a short time, Reyes learned how to play Mozart and Beethoven.
When Sofia was 12 years old, she started writing songs with her dad’s assistance. She also enjoyed singing karaoke with her friend. These musical sessions showed the teenager that she could sing professionally. When the future celebrity was just 14 years old, she landed a role in a Mexican TV series for teenagers. Next year, Reyes was accepted into a Mexican girl band TAO. In 2011, the group released its first single “Dile Luna” and recorded an LP, Toxico. A year later, Sofia decided to leave TAO to pursue a solo career.
The singer moved to Los Angeles and went to audition to a famous American team of producers, The Monsters and the Strangerz. In 2013, the young woman recorded several covers for famous songs and uploaded them on YouTube. This gave her career a big push forward.
One of the covers was for One Direction’s "What Makes You Beautiful". After some time, she released a promo single with a music video “Now Forever”. Reyes recorded it with an American actor and rapper, Kleo Thomas. In December 2013, she presented a new promo single, "So Beautiful (A Place Called Home)", which also came out with a music video.