Sofia Vergara is an award-winning Colombian-American actress, model, and entrepreneur. She came to the limelight for her role as Cici in the film Chasing Papi. She also became known for co-hosting two television shows for the Spanish language TV network Univision in the 1990s.
She is also credited for her role in the films Madea Goes to Jail, New Year’s Eve, Four Brothers, and Hot Pursuit.
She was named one of the most influential Latin women in Hollywood by The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard. She was also named one of People magazine’s “50 most beautiful people”. She was ranked 32nd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes in 2014.
|Full Name:||Sofia Margarita Vergara|
|Date of Birth:||July 10, 1972|
|Place of Birth:||Barranquilla, Colombia|
|Occupation:||Actress, Model, Entrepreneur|
|Parents:||Margarita Vergara Davila de Vergara, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo|
|Siblings:||Sandra Vergara, Rafael Vergara, Julio Vergara, Veronica Vergara|
|Husband:||Joe Gonzalez (m. 1991-1993), Joe Manganiello (m. 2015)|
|Partner:||Nick Loeb (2010-2014)|
|Children:||Manolo Gonzalez Vergara|
|Height:||5 feet 7 inches|
|Net Worth:||$150 million|
Sofia Vergara was born on July 10, 1972 in Barranquilla, Colombia to parents Margarita Vergara Davila de Vergara and Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo. Her father was a cattle rancher for the meat industry, and her mother was a homemaker.
She attended National University of Colombia where she studied dentistry for three years before she eventually left to pursue her career in modeling and show business. She emigrated to the United States.
Vergara started as a model at the age of 17, where she made an appearance in a Pepsi commercial aired in Latin America.
She was named the face of CoverGirl in 2011 and also made an appearance in a Diet Pepsi commercial alongside David Beckham. She also appeared in several commercials for Comcast’s Xfinity brand and State Farm.
Vergara began acting with a lead role in the film The Three Stooges. She became known for her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, and as Cici in the film Chasing Papi.
She has starred in other films such as Collateral Damage, Soul Plane, Big Trouble, Grilled, Four Brothers, Madea Goes to Jail, Happy Feet Two, Hot Pursuit, Bent, The Female Brain, and so on.
She has also featured in television series like Entourage, Hot Properties, Dirty Sexy Money, Family Guy, and many others.
Vergara got married to Joe Gonzalez, at the age of 18, and they divorced in 1993. They also have a son together named Manolo.
She got engaged to her boyfriend Nick Loeb in 2012, after dating for two years. They called off the engagement in 2014.
She became engaged to actor Joe Manganiello in 2014, and eventually married in Palm Beach, Florida, on November 21, 2015.
Awards & Nominations
Vergara has won numerous awards such as:
- NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (2011)
- Glamour Awards for Comedy Actress of the Year (2012)
- People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Comedic TV Actress (2017)
- People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Comedy TV Star (2020)
She has been nominated for awards such as Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries at Golden Globe Awards (2010), Best Actress – Television at Imagen Foundation Awards (2010), Favourite TV Actress – Leading Role in a Comedy at ALMA Awards (2011), Best Supporting Actress at Golden Globe Awards (2011), Outstanding Suppoeting Actress in a Comedy Series at Primetime Emmy Awards (2012), and many more.
Sofia Vergara is active on social media. She has over 26.6 million followers on Instagram, @sofiavergara, and more than 8.5 million followers on Twitter, @SofiaVergara.
Sofia Vergara earns her career as an actress. She has an estimated net worth of $150 million.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Sofia Vergara:
Who is Sofia Vergara?
Sofia Vergara is a Colombian-American actress, model, and entrepreneur who became known for her role as Cici in the film Chasing Papi.
How old is Sofia Vergara?
She was born on July 10, 1972
Where is Sofia Vergara from?
She is from Barranquilla, Colombia.
Is Sofia Vergara married?
She is married to Joe Manganiello.
What is Sofia Vergara’s Net Worth?
Sofia Vergara has an estimated net worth of $150 million.