Young and the Restless’ Sofia Pernas and Justin Hartley: From costars to real-life husband and wife. What character did they play on the Y&R?
Sofia Pernas (who played Marisa Sierras on Y&R) and Justin Hartley met on the set of The Young and the Restless in the year 2015. The two became good friends and stayed like that even after their time on the show. But after more than four years of their friendship and separate heartbreak, they found love with each other. They officially began dating in 2020 and even made their relationship Instagram official. Since then the couple has attended the red carpet together, celebrated each other’s birthday, and recently we saw them at The Price is Right as a newlywed for special reasons. They share some fun and personal information about their relationship there. Keep reading to find out.
Sofia Pernas and Justin Hartley had blast on The Price is Right on valentine’s day
On Feb 14, Valentine’s day, Sofia Pernas and Justin Hartley from The Young and the Restless joined The Price is Right for its special prime-time valentine’s day. The couple celebrated the day with all love bird audiences. The main reason however was to raise money for operation therapy.
Justin Hartley went to his Instagram and shared the 20-sec short clip of the show and said he spent his valentine’s day with 2 of his valentines, they were Sofia Pernas and the host of the show Drew Carey.
Sofia also uploaded a picture with Justin and another couple from the audience wishing everyone happy valentine’s day and also congratulated all the winning couples.
Sofia Pernas and Justin Hartley are a newlywed couple. When did they get married?
While Sofia and Justin were on The Price is Right and the show host Drew Carey took a moment to talk about their relationship. Carey asked the couple about their recent marriage where Justin answered him saying he got married to Pernas in March 2021.
The couple confirmed that they are going to celebrate their 1st anniversary in the coming month. The set got more exciting when Carey told them that all the audience they had today were the same as them. Everyone was either married for a year or nearly a year
Sofia shared the story of having the opportunity to slap her now-husband Justin Hartley while doing The Young and the Restless.
Who played Marisa Sierras on Y&R?
Sofia played the role of Marisa Sierras and Justin played the role of Adam New Man on The Young and the Restless. The couple met for the first time at the set. But they did not have love at first sight for each other.
When Carey asked on the show if they were in love while playing on the show, Sofia gave a hilarious response. She answered no and then added that she has in fact slapped him around a few times while doing the show. The whole set laughed at that and Carey had to confirm the audience saying Sofia is talking about their characters, not real life.
Sofia and Justin are happily married and blessed to have each other. Justin calls himself lucky and gives credit to the right timing because she was available for him.
Before you head out, here’s a video from our official YouTube channel that you may want to check where we’ve listed soap couples other than Justin Hartley and Sofia Pernas who met on the set of The Young and the Restless.