Sofia Vergara is a Colombian American actress and television personality. She was the most earning artist in U.S. television between the period of 2013 and 2020.
She is best known for the portrayal of her role of Gloria Delgado- Pritchett in the family sitcom, Modern Family. She is posting trending pictures from her ongoing vacation with her husband in Los Angeles.
Sofia Vergara’s Age And Personal Life
Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara was born in Barranquilla, in north western Colombia. She is 50 years old. Vergara was raised in a Roman Catholic background. She was a student of dentistry at the National University of Colombia, but could not complete it.
In 2000, Vergara was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. As part of the treatment she had undergone thyroid removal, and radioiodine therapy. As of now, she is having a fully recovered status.
Vergara has been married to Joe Manganiello for the past 7 years. Manganiello, 45 years old, is an American actor, director, and producer. He is best known for playing the role of Alcide Herveaux, the werewolf in the series named True Blood.
She has a son named Manolo, 31 years old, from her 3-year-long previous marriage with Joe Gonzalez. Vergara had dated and was engaged to Nick Loeb for 2 years. Loeb is a U.S. actor and businessman.
Her brother Rafael was murdered in a kidnap attempt in 1998 and followingly Vergara emigrated to America. She initially settled in Miami, Florida.
Sofía Vergara is related to the Colombian American actress and model Sandra Vergara. Sandra is her adopted sister and cousin.
Sofia Vergara’s Professional Career
Vergara was famously discovered by a photographer while she was walking on a beach. Her first appearance on television was through a Pepsi commercial at the age of 17. The commercial was aired on Latin American television. Post the commercial Vergara began training at the Creative Workshops School of Acting.
In 2011 she starred alongside David Beckham in a Diet Pepsi commercial.
Her first role in an American film was in 2002, in Collateral Damage in which she had a role of an airplane hijacker. But the scene was deleted.
Her notable works are of the roles in the films The Smurfs, New Year’s Eve, The Three Stooges, Machete Kills, Fading Gigolo, Chef, and Hot Pursuit.
She has done voice-over for animated films such as Happy Feet Two, Escape from Planet Earth, and The Emoji Movie.
Vergara’s first television program was Acapulco, cuerpo y alma in 1995. In 1999 she played herself in Baywatch. She has also played herself in Punk’d, Dancing with the Stars, and Sesame Street.
She became most popular for the ABC series Modern Family which ran from 2009 to 2020. Her character of Gloria Delgado-Prtichett gained widespread attention. Other television shows include The Knights of Prosperity, Hot Properties, Amas de Casa Desesperadas, and Dirty Sexy Money.
She has been serving as a judge in America’s Got Talent since the 15th season of the show. She was a host in the 2012 Saturday Night Live. Her to-be-announced television program is Griselda in which she is starring in the main role and is also the executive producer.
In 2009 she appeared in a drama named Chicago. She has starred in two musical video albums. Que Divera in 1997 and Yo Visto Asi in 2020.
Sofia Vergara was the highest-paid women artist on American television from 2013 to 2020. She was ranked among the most powerful women in the world by Forbes. In the 2014 rankings, her rank was 32.
Sofia Vergara was nominated for People’s Choice awards, 4 Golden Globe Awards, 4 Primetime Emmy Awards, and 11 Screen Actors Guild Awards.
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In 2010, 2011, and 2012 she won the Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series. She is the Favorite Comedy Television Star of 2020 and the Favorite Comedic Television actress of 2017 in the People’s Choice Awards.
Sofia Vergara Net Worth
Sofia Vergara has a net worth estimated to be 180 million USD. In 2012 alone she made 19 million USD from her television show. Most of her net worth is sourced from the series Modern Family.
Vergara has 27.4 million followers on Instagram.
She is currently on a vacation with her husband Joe Manganiello. She and her husband were photographed at a private residence in Los Angeles.