Sofia Vergara is a Colombian American actress who is best known for her portrayal of Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on the ABC series Modern Family. She won several nominations for her role including four Golden Globe Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards. She has hosted a number of shows for the Spanish-language television network Univisión. Her film credits include, ‘Chasing Papi’, ‘Four Brothers’, ‘Meet the Browns’, ‘Madea Goes to Jail’, ‘The Smurfs’, ‘Happy Feet Two’, ‘The Three Stooges’, ‘Machete Kills’ and ‘Hot Pursuit’. In 2020, she joined the reality show America’s Got Talent as a judge and has been a part of the show since then.
Sofia Vergara Biography
Sofia Vergara was born on the 10th of July 1972, in Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia. She’s currently 50 years old.
|Birth Name||Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara|
|Date of Birth||July 10, 1972|
|Place of Birth||Barranquilla, Colombia|
|Age||50 years old|
|Nationality||American and Colombian|
|Residence||Miami, Florida, U.S.|
- Father – Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo (Cattle rancher for the meat industry)
- Mother – Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara (Homemaker)
- Siblings – Sandra Vergara (Adopted Younger Sister) (TV Actress), Julio Vergara (Younger Brother), Rafael Vergara (Brother), Veronica Vergara (Sister).
Sofia Vergara attended Marymount School. She enrolled in a three years program at a university in Colombia to study dentistry but left 2 semesters away from her graduation to pursue a career in modeling and acting.
Sofia Vergara Personal Life
Sofia Vergara is married to American actor Joe Manganiello. This is her second marriage. They got engaged on Christmas Day 2014 and married on November 22, 2015, in Palm Beach, Florida.
Her first marriage was with her high-school sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez. She was then 18. She has a son named Manolo Gonzalez-Ripoll Vergara, born in September 1991, from this relationship. They divorced in 1993.
After her breakup with her ex-husband Gonzalez, she began dating Nick Loeb in May 2010. they became engaged on July 10, 2012, however, Vergara called off her engagement on May 23, 2014.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 7 inches|
Centimeters – 170 cm
Meters – 1.7 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 64 kg|
Pounds – 141 lbs
|Shoe Size||8.5 (US) / 6 (UK)|
|Dress Size||8 (US) /12 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Voluptuous Body|
In 2002, Sofia Vergara landed a minor role in the film Big Trouble, in which she played Nina.
Her first leading role came in 2011 when she was cast in the Farrelly brothers’ The Three Stooges. She portrayed her character as Lydia Harter and the film saw its release in 2012.
In 1995, Sofia Vergara co-hosted a Spanish TV show Fuera de serie.
She was then cast in the TV series Baywatch as herself in 1999 in an episode titled “Boys will be Boys”.
Her selected television work includes Hot Properties, Amas de Casa Desesperadas, The Knights of Prosperity, and Modern Family.
Vergara has appeared in a lot of TV advertisements for Diet Pepsi (2011), KMart (2011), Comcast Xfinity, Head & Shoulders Spokesperson (2013), medicine Synthroid (2013), and Rooms To Go (2013).
In 2011, Vergara was made the face of CoverGirl.
- Eyeliner – Mac Eye Kohl in Teddy
- Lipstick – Lancome’s L’absolu Rouge in Exotic Orchid
- Actor – Johnny Depp
- Book – One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
- Flowers – Orchids
- Place to Travel – Capri, Italy in summers
- Cologne – Terre D’hermès Eau De Toilette Natural Spray
- Shoes – Sergio Rossi Suede Pumps
- Color – Blue
- People – Manolo (her son)
- Movie – Godfather (1972)
- Singer – Shakira
Sofia Vergara Net Worth
Sofia is one of the most successful Latin actresses in Hollywood who has a net worth of $180 million as of 2023. She earns $190 thousand per episode for her role in the ABC sitcom Modern Family. Vergara was named the highest-earning woman in U.S. television, earning $19 million in 2012, $28.5 million in 2015, and $43 million in 2016 by Forbes. She was ranked 32nd on the Forbes list of the most powerful women in the world.
Sofia Vergara Facts
Starting her career as a television co-host, Sofia is one of the notable actresses in the entertainment business, thanks to her sheer handwork and perseverance.
She was discovered by a photographer while walking on a Colombian beach and was quickly presented with offers of modeling and television work.
Vergara was named one of People magazine’s “50 most beautiful people” and named by The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard as one of the most influential Latin women in Hollywood.
Sofia was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2000. She had her thyroid removed, underwent radioiodine therapy, and made a full recovery.
She was ranked no.1 in Askmen.com’s list of 99 “most desirable” women of 2012. The next year, she ranked 12th on the same list.
She stars in the ABC sitcom Modern Family as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.
During her December 2014 appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Vergara revealed that she had become a United States citizen after getting a perfect score on her citizenship test
She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 7, 2015.
In 2020, Vergara was made a judge on America’s Got Talent.