Sofía Vergara is a Colombian-American actress, businesswoman, and model. According to a Forbes.com list published on July 18, 2012, Vergara was the highest-paid woman in American television, earning $19 million in the past 12 months. In February 2020, it was announced that Vergara would serve as a judge on America’s Got Talent beginning in the fifteenth season.
Sofía Vergara Personal Life
Sofía Vergara was born on 10 July 1972 in Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia to Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara, a homemaker, and Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, a cattle rancher for the meat industry.
Vergara had four siblings Sandra Vergara, Rafael Vergara, Veronica Vergara, and Julio Vergara. In 1998, her elder brother Rafael was murdered in Colombia in an attempt to kidnap him. Not wanting to get involved in the unrest that led to the murder, Vergara moved to the United States and settled in Miami, Florida.
On May 9, 2011, Vergara’s younger brother Julio was deported from the United States to Colombia after his arrest in April of that year; Julio also had a long-term drug addiction and previous brushes with the law.
In December 2014, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Vergara revealed on the channel that she became a US citizen after receiving perfect scores on her citizenship test.
Sofía Vergara Career
Vergara was discovered by a photographer while walking on a beach in Colombia and quickly received modeling and television offers. She was “terrified of doing his first TV commercial – until her Catholic teachers gave her personal permission to do the job”. She first appeared at the age of 17 in a Pepsi commercial that was released in Latin America. She then began her studies at the Creative Workshop School of Acting, where Gloria Estefan also trained. Vergara was set to star in The Paperboy, an independent film directed by Lee Daniels. When filming was delayed for a week and conflicted with the filming schedule for the third season of Modern Family, she stopped training.
In July 2011, she finished filming The Three Stooges of the Farrelly brothers, her first major role in a major film. She said, “I play an evil woman who tries to manipulate the Three Stooges into killing her husband so she can get all the money.” In April 2012, she appeared in her son Manolo’s YouTube web series Vida con Toty. According to a Forbes.com list published on July 18, 2012, Vergara was the highest-paid woman in American television, earning $19 million in the past 12 months. Vergara was named one of People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People” and was named one of the most powerful Latina women in Hollywood by The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard. Vergara received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 7, 2015.
In 2015, Forbes estimated Vergara’s annual income at $28.5 million. She starred as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on ABC’s Modern Family, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series from 2010 to 2013. In June 2016, the Human Rights Campaign released a video honoring the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting; in the video, Vergara and others told the stories of the people killed there. In September 2016, Forbes reported that Vergara was the highest-paid actress on television, bringing in $43 million last year.
In February 2020, it was announced that Vergara would serve as a judge on America’s Got Talent beginning in the fifteenth season. She returned for her second season in 2021, his third in 2022, and her fourth in 2023.
In 2011, it was reported that Vergara was designing a soccer mom clothing line for Kmart. In 2011, Vergara was named the face of CoverGirl, with the first ads appearing in January 2012. In April 2011, she appeared in a Diet Pepsi commercial with David Beckham, and another in January 2012.
Also in 2011, she appeared in several commercials for Comcast and State Farm’s Xfinity brand. In 2013, she signed endorsement deals with Diet Pepsi, Rooms to Go, and Synthroid. Vergara launched a furniture line with Rooms to Go in 2013. She wanted to create well-made and affordable furniture, saying, “Everyone should be able to make their home look great and be proud of it.”
In 2014, Vergara became the brand ambassador for an American anti-dandruff shampoo. sign Head and Shoulders. In March 2017, she settled with Venus Concept over alleged inappropriate behavior of her likeness, which Vergara said created the false impression that she endorsed their beauty products. She launched her first perfume, Sofia by Sofia Vergara, in 2014 and has since released four more perfumes.
Sofía Vergara Relationship
At the age of 18, she got married to her high-school sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez. In September 1991, they welcomed a son named Manolo Gonzalez Vergara. In 1993, the couple decided to part ways.
In 2012, Vergara got engaged to her boyfriend Nick Loeb after dating for two years. On 23 May 2014, she announced that the engagement had been called off.
In 2014, Vergara and True Blood star Joe Manganiello got engaged on Christmas Eve 2014 after six months of dating. They got married on November 21, 2015, in Palm Beach, Florida.
Sofía Vergara Net Worth
Vergara has a net worth of $185 million. She earns by being an actress and model. She is one of the highest-paid actresses worldwide. She is also a businesswoman and has worked with companies like Walmart, Foster Grant, etc.
Sofía Vergara Health Condition
In 2000, at the age of 28, Vergara was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She had her thyroid removed, received radioiodine therapy, and made a full recovery. She takes medication to prevent hypothyroidism.
Sofía Vergara Education
Vergara completed her education at a local school. She initially studied dentistry for three years at the National University of Colombia but dropped out two semesters into her degree to pursue opportunities in modeling and show business.
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Sofía Vergara Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm (1.7 m)|
|Weight||57 kg or 126 pounds|
|Breast Size||38 inches|
|Body Measurements||38-28-39 inches or 97-71-99 cm|
|Dress Size||8 (US) or 40 (EU) or 12 (UK)|
|Shoe Size||8.5 (US) or 39.5 (EU) or 6.5 (UK)|
Sofía Vergara Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara|
|Date Of Birth||10 July 1972|
|Age||50 (as of 2023)|
|Birthplace||Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia|
|Profession||actress, businesswoman, and model|
|Nationality||Colombia, United States|
|Parents||Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo|
|Siblings||Sandra Vergara, Rafael Vergara, Veronica Vergara, Julio Vergara|
|Spouse||Joe Manganiello (m. 2015), Joe Gonzalez (m. 1991–1993)|
|Children||Manolo Gonzalez Vergara|
Sofía Vergara Filmography
|2004||The 24th Day|
|2005||Lords of Dogtown|
|2007||Amas de Casa Desesperadas|
|2007||The Knights of Prosperity|
|2007||Dirty Sexy Money|
|2008||Fuego en la sangre|
|2008||Men in Trees|
|2008||Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns|
|2009||Dancing with the Stars|
|2009||Madea Goes to Jail|
|2010||I Love You Too|
|2011||New Year’s Eve|
|2012||Saturday Night Live|
|2012||The Three Stooges|
|2013||Escape from Planet Earth|
|2013||The Cleveland Show|
|2015||Mad Max: Fury Road|
|2017||The Female Brain|
|2018||The Con Is On|
|2019||Bottom of the 9th|
|2020||Yo Visto Así|
|2020||A Modern Farewell|
|2022||Three Thousand Years of Longing|
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