Sofia Vergara- An Actress, Best Known for Her Role in ‘Modern Family’

Who is Sofia Vergara?

Sofia Vergara is a well-known name in the entertainment industry. She has gained a name from her amazing acting skills. Sofia is a fabulous actress, TV presenter, and producer, as well as a model. She gained attention after co-hosting the TV shows for the Spanish language, in the late 1990s. Later, in 2003, after appearing in the film “Chasing Papi,” she started getting more offers for TV shows and movies. The notable appearances of the actress include “Four Brothers,” “Modern Family,” “New Year’s Eve,” “Chef,” and “Machete Kills,” among several others. Also, Sofia has earned numerous awards for her roles. Furthermore, Sofia is also enlisted among the 50 Most Beautiful People, in addition to the Most Influential Latin Women in Hollywood.

Quick Info 
Celebrated NameSofia Vergara
ProfessionActress, TV Presenter, Producer, Model
Birth DateJuly 10, 1972
Birth PlaceBarranquilla, Colombia
Full NameSofia Margarita Vergara
Star SignCancer
ParentsFather: Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo
Mother: Margarita Vergara de Vergara
Siblings5
NationalityAmerican, Colombian
EthnicityHispanic
ReligionRoman Catholic
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.7m)
Weight64 kg
Body Measurements38-28-39 inches
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBlonde
HusbandJoe Gonzalez (divorced)
Joe Manganiello
Kids1
Net Worth$200 million
Salary$43 million

Sofia Vergara

Bio

Sofia Vergara was born on July 10, 1972, as the name Sofia Margarita Vergara, in Barranquilla, Colombia. She was born to her father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, and her mother, Margarita Vergara de Vergara. Likewise, she grew up along with her five siblings and many cousins. They nicknamed her “Toti.” Her older brother Rafael Vergara, who had been murdered in 1998. Also, Sofia has a cousin adopted sister, Sandra, who is also an actress and a model.

Education of Sofia Vergara

Firstly, Sofia attended Marymount International School Barranquilla. Then, after being certified from the school, she joined the University in Columbia. Sofia enrolled in dentistry. However, she dropped from the college before a year for the completion of the course, for pursuing her career as a model.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Sofia holds the nationality of Colombian and American, and as per ethnicity, she belongs to Hispanic. She is Roman Catholic by religion. Standing at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7m), and weighing about 64 kg, she has been able to maintain her body fit. Additionally, she has her body in perfect shape, along with the body measurements of 38-28-39 inches. Her hazel eye color and blonde hair color make her look adorable. She has the star sign of Cancer.

Career

Television

Sofia Vergara started her career in 1995, appearing in a Mexican telenovela, “Acapulco, Cuerpo y alma.” Then, she co-hosted two shows, “Fuera de Serie,” for three years, and “A Que no te atreves.” The actress then entered in the American TV series, in 1999, starring in an episode of “Baywatch.” Likewise, she appeared in an episode of “My Wife and Kids,” “Eve,” and “Rodney.”

In 2005, Sofia appeared as the leading role in the American sitcom, “Hot Properties.” Then, she started to lead the characters. In 2007, she was a cast member of “Amas de Cassa Desesperadas.” Also, in the same year, the actress appeared as a lead role in |The Knights of Prosperity,” and for four episodes in “Dirty Sexy Money.”

Likewise, she appeared in few episodes of “Fuego en la Sangre” and “Men in Trees” in 2008. In 2009, Sofia competed in the Dancing with the Stars, celebrity dancing show. Sofia had her biggest break as a leading role in the series, “Modern Family,” which is produced by Christopher Llyod. Also, she gained numerous awards and nominations for her role in the series. She is playing the role of Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, which is running until now. Sofia has hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live. Similarly, she had her appearance in “The Cleveland Show,” “Family Guy,” and “The Simpsons.”

Furthermore, Sofia Vergara will be joining the season 15 of “America’s Got Talent,” in 2020.

Sofia Vergara

Films

The actress besides her television appearances has given her hits on the big screens also. She debuted in 2002, appearing in the comedy film, “Big Trouble,” as Nina. In 2003, she starred in “Chasing Papi.” Then, for the next three years, Sofia had two films released each year. In 2004, movies, “The 24th Day,” and “Soul Plane,” released. Then, in 2005 “Lords of Dogtown” and “Four Brothers,” published. Likewise, “Grilled” and “National La, poon’s Pledge This!” in 2006.

Similarly, the actress featured in “Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns,” and “Medea Goes to Jail,” in 2008, and 2009, respectively. Meanwhile, in 2011, she appeared in three films, including an animated comedy film, “The Smurfs,” and others, “New Year’s Eve,” and “Happy Feet Two.”  She starred as the role of Lydia Harter in “The Three Stooges.”

In 2013, she appeared in the next animated film, “Escape from Planet Earth,” as Gabby Babblebrook. Also, in the same year, her movies, “Machete Kills,” and “Fading Gigolo,” released. Next year, she appeared in a Jon Favreau directed film, “Chef” as the role of Inez. Similarly, in 2015, “Wild Card,” and “Hot Pursuit,” became a huge success.

Furthermore, Sofia starred in “The Female Brain,” as Lisa, and “The Emoji Movie,” as Flamenco Dancer, which became both critical and commercial success. In 2018, she displayed in “Bent.” Also, she appeared in the heist comedy film, “The Con is On,” alongside Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Alice Eve, and Maggie Q. Her latest appearance in the movie is, “Bottom of the 9th,” as the role of Angele Ramirez.

Personal Life of Sofia Vergara

Sofia married her high school love, Joe Gonzalez, in 1990 when she was 18 years old. Also, the couple has a son together, Manolo, born in September 1991. However, the couple separated in 1993.

Sofia Vergara

Then, in 2010, she dated an American businessman, Nick Loeb. After being in a relationship for two years, they had an engagement in 2012. Meanwhile, in 2014, they broke their engagement. During the time, she had been dating her co-star Joe Manganiello. After dating for six months, they engaged in December of 2014. Eventually, the couple tied a knot on November 21, 2015, in Palm Beach, Florida.

Net Worth

The actress has earned massive popularity from her professional career. But, not only the name and fame she has gained, but also a fair amount of money. Sofia has an estimated net worth of about $200 million, as of 2020. Moreover, she is the highest-paid Television actress worldwide. Her annual income is approximately $43 million.

 

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