Sofia Vergara is a Colombian-American actress, and model, best known for her role as Gloria Delagado-Pritchet, in the ABC sitcom TV series, Modern Family. Sofia Vergara net worth is currently in hundreds of millions of dollars. This has made her the richest Modern Family star.
If you are looking for someone who has moved from grass to grace, Sofia Vergara is a perfect example. From the remote part of Colombia to the glorious Hollywood, Sofia has become a symbol of the American dreams.
- Nationality: Colombia and USA
- Date of Birth: July 10, 1972
- Occupation: Actress, Hollywood
- Net Worth: $160 Million
Sofia recently became a citizen of United States of American, after passing her citizenship test. She has four Golden Globes nominations, four Primetime Emmy nominations, and three Screen Actors Guild awards. See also: Sarah Hyland Net Worth ($10 Million) and Biography.
Forbes Magazine named Sofia Vergara as the highest paid actress in Hollywood in 2017, and sixth in a row.
Sofia Vegara Biography
Sofia Margarita Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Columbia. Her parents are Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo (Father) a cattle rancher, and Magarita Vergara de Vergara (Mother) a homemaker.
She was born into the family of five – Rafael, Julio, Sandra, and Veronica Vergara). Sofia lost her elder brother Rafeal in 1998 in an attempted kidnapping. Her sister is also an actress in the United States.
She attended Marymount School in Barranquilla, Colombia, a private and Catholic school, which caters for children at early age to grade 12.
Sofia went to the University of Colombia where she studied dentistry. Two years before she earn a degree, she left to pursue a career in modelling and acting.
Her first marriage was to her high school lover, Joe Gonzalez. Their union produced a son named Manolo Gonzalez-Ripoll Vergara. However, the couple got divorced in 1993. See also: Julie Bowen Net Worth ($18 Million) and Biography.
After a long time, she started seeing Nichola M. Loeb. The two reportedly got engaged in July 10, 2012, but called it off in May 23, 2014.
In July 2014, the star began a serious relationship with ‘True Blood’ actor, Joe Manganiello. Sofia and her new love dated for six months before announcing their engagement in December 25, 2014. The lovebirds finally tied the knot in November 21, 2015, at Palm Beach, Florida. The marriage took place in the presence of their family members, loved ones, and colleagues.
Sofia Vergara Net Worth And Career Path
Sofia was first discovered as a model by an undisclosed photographer who saw her walking on a Colombian beach. Excited and overwhelmed by her irresistible beauty and body shape, the said photographer offered her the opportunity to model and act in television.
In the early 90’s, Sofia worked for Univision, an American Spanish language television network.
Sofia made her first English appearance with the film ‘Chasing Papi’ in the year 2003. And she has since went on to do many popular films like ‘Four Brothers’ (2005), and ‘Soul Plane’. Others are ‘Madea Goes to Jail’ (2009), ‘The Smurfs’ (2011), ‘New Year’s Eve’ (2011), ‘Happy Feet Two’ (2011), and ‘The Three Stooges’ (2012). She also featured in ‘Escape from Planet Earth’ (2013), ‘Machete Kills’ (2013), ‘Chef” (2014), ‘Emoji’ (2015), and many more.
Her massively popular show is ‘The Modern Family’ for which she received Golden Globe nominations four times. She was also nominated four times for ‘Primetime Emmy Awards’ and seven times for ‘Screen Actors Guild Awards’. Forbes declared her the 32nd ‘Most Powerful Women in the world’ for the year 2014.
Apart from being the reigning queen of the US television, Sofia is a smart business woman. She earns bulk of her income from licensing and endorsements deals with Diet Pepsi, Cover girl, Synthroid, and AT&T. See also: TY Burrell Net Worth ($30 Million) and Biography.
She is currently collecting $500 thousand per episode in ‘Modern Family’ and her salary is most likely to increase to 1 million if the show stays continues. Sofia Vergara net worth is currently estimated to be $200 million USD and is like to increase in the coming years.