Sona Movsesian is an Armenian television personality who has attained fame as the assistant of an American television figure, Conan O’Brien, a renowned comedian, writer, and producer. O’Brien is popularly known for being the host of several late-night talk shows. Movsesian became a television personality when she started featuring on the late-night shows of Conan which includes Conan and The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien.
Initially, the beautiful TV figure preferred to work behind the scenes but on one certain occasion, Movsesian showcased her humorous nature which caught the attention of the popular American comedian and since then, Sona has been appearing on the small screen. In addition to carving out a successful career as a television celebrity, Sona Movsesian is also in a blissful union with her Armenian husband, Tak. But there are still more facts to be uncovered about the TV personality’s life and career.
Sona Began Working with Conan After Putting in two Years at NBC
A year after her graduation, Sona Movsesian landed an internship at NBC Entertainment, working precisely as an NBC page for one year. Sona rose through ranks to become the Events and Operations Coordinator from January 2007 to January 2009.
In that same year she left NBC Entertainment, the television personality began her work at Conan. There, she was working behind the scene until the day she displayed her humorous nature while looking for her American Gigolo’s coffee mug. Sona actually sent out an email that was read by Conan who taught it to be a joke and invited her to discuss the issue on air. That particular episode marked her emergence on the limelight – the Armenian television personality was actually attached to a coffee mug with photos of naked men on it!
Sona’s Witty Display Earned Her an Instant Promotion
As a result of her witty display, Movsesian caught the attention of Conan O’Brien the host of several late-night shows such as Conan, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, he instantly promoted Sona Movsesian to his official assistant.
If you have ever had the opportunity to watch the Conan in Armenia episode, then, you will agree that Sona Movsesian is authentic, hilarious, and just an amazing representation of the Armenian race! Since joining Conan in 2009, the elegant looking media personality has featured in several episodes of Conan TV shows and also a good number of episodes of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien.
She rose to Stardom Working with Conan
Having worked together with the award-winning comedian and television personality, Conan O’Brien who has claimed several awards including the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012 and the 70th edition of the same award in 2018, Sona Movsesian has gradually risen to superstardom and has captured the attention of millions of viewers of the TV show with her impeccable humorous personality.
Sona Movsesian featured prominently in Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop – a 2011 documentary. She made an appearance with O’Brien in the 2015 TV special Conan in Armenia which was all about the legendary comedian taking his assistant down to Armenia to reconnect with her heritage. Three years later in 2018, Sona became a co-host on the podcast Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend along with Matt Gourley and Conan himself. When their scheduled guest on Conan, Kumail Nanjiani canceled his appointment with them on the 11th of July 2019, O’Brien decided to stage an interview session with Sona.
The Armenian television personality has taken her career beyond the on-air appearance, she now functions as a voice actress, lending her beautiful voice to the character of Princess Sugar Salt in the American French cartoon Power Players.
Sona is quite active on social media, using the handle @SonaMov for both her Instagram and Twitter. As of 2020, her Twitter followers are more than 25,000 while her Instagram sits at 90,000+ followers.
She Enjoys a good Relationship with Her Boss
In addition, Conan O’Brien’s assistant has gone ahead to reveal that her boss is like her close relation who she adores. Movsesian has also narrated how Conan O’Brien has pranked her on several occasions which she has described as one of the craziest things that have ever happened to her at work. One, for instance, was when Conan asked her to make an arrangement for him to view Michael Jackson’s body one week after his death.
Movsesian took the task seriously and while she was still making plans on how to execute it, her boss gave her another job of arranging for him to adopt the children of the deceased American pop star, Michael Jackson. That was exactly when Sona Movsesian realized that she was being pranked. However, the television celebrity has been a good compliment to Conan O’Brien as evident on his TV shows.
Sona Movsesian’s Marriage is two Years and Counting
The gorgeous assistant of Conan O’Brien is a happily married woman. She got married to (her husband) Tak Boroyan on 25th August 2018 in an Armenian themed wedding ceremony. Their nuptials which took place at the Holy Cross Apostolic Cathedral in Montebello, California was well attended by family and friends.
According to reports, Sona and Tak’s wedding ceremony was just perfect with the couple looking so much in love. The night was really an enjoyable one for their Armenian guest who went ahead to enjoy the ceremony filled with music and joyful Armenian rituals. Everything went beautifully well, Sona even cracked a joke about her impending nuptials on Instagram with the rib-cracking caption, “I can’t wait to marry my Lyft driver on Saturday.”
Let’s Meet Her Husband Tak Boroyan
When the news broke that Conan’s assistant Sona Movsesian’s was set to take the walk down the aisle, fans became curious about the identity of the man in her life. Well, he is tall, he is handsome and like her significant other is also Armenian.
Sona’s husband was born and named Artak Boroyan in Yerevan, Armenia but he is known with the abridged version of his name Tak. Boroyan grew up in his home country but migrated into the United States in 1989. Tak has a flourishing career in Animation and Graphic design and is known to be funny, witty, sarcastic, and is one heck of a gentleman. The couple, as of this writing, is yet to welcome any child together.
Here is What We Know About Sona Movsesian’s Roots
Conan O’Brien’s assistant was born to her Armenian parents who emigrated from Turkey to the United States of America. Her place of birth is recorded as Montebello, California, but she spent some of her growing up years in Hacienda Heights, in the San Gabriel Valley. Sona Movsesian was born as the only daughter of her parents on the 13th of October 1982 with the given name Talin Sona Movsesian. While in high school, the gorgeous celebrity was very active in her school’s sports events as she was a member of both the volleyball and football teams. However, she was not the most studious and was considered more of a jock.
She furthered her education at the University of Southern California and earned a degree in Communications and Media studies in 2005. Being the only daughter, Movsesian has a special bond with her mother and according to the TV personality, moving to the university was a difficult time for her mom. This prompted Sona to spend most weekends at home while at the university which really hindered her social life.