Dorcas Shola Fapson Biography

Dorcas Shola Fapson is a presenter and actress from Nigeria. She is best known for her role as Sophie in the television show Shuga, which airs on MTV. In the year 2020, she made her return to the MTV Shuga series, which at the time was dealing with coronavirus issues and filming its episodes across several African countries with its cast members.



In the 1990s, Fapson was born in the city of London. After the passing of her mother when she was only 14, she went on to earn her first degree in criminology from England. After that, she moved to New York to pursue a career in acting.

She played the role of Sophie in the third season of MTV’s Shuga, and she also hosted “The Juice,” an interview show on NdaniTV.

She appeared in series 3 of MTV Shuga, and then she reprised her role as the medical expert “Sophie” when the show transitioned into the miniseries MTV Shuga Alone Together, which focused on the issues posed by the Coronavirus in the year 2020. Tunde Aladese is responsible for the writing of the series, and it has been on air for multiple nights. The United Nations is among its supporters. [7] The story will progress through the use of online conversations between the characters in the series, which takes place in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, and Côte d’Ivoire respectively. Actors Mohau Cele, Lerato Walaza, Sthandiwe Kgoroge, Uzoamaka Aniunoh, Mamarumo Marokane, and Jemima Osunde were responsible for the entirety of the filming. [8] Other cast members include Jemima Osunde.



  • Banana Island Ghost (2017) 
  • My Wife & I (2017)
  • The Essence (2019)
  • Man of God (2022)
  • The Perfect Arrangement (2022)


  • Shuga (season 3): Shuga Naija (2013-2014, 2020)
  • Hustle (2016-2018)
  • ‘‘Castle & Castle‘‘(2019-2021)