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Sofia Vergara

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Sofia Vergara Basic Information

Stage Name: Sofia Vergara
Real Name: Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara
Occupation: Actress, Television Personality
Date Of Birth/Age: July 10, 1972 (51 Years Old)
Place of Birth: Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia
Gender: Female
Nationality: Colombia. United States
Marital Status:
  • Joe Gonzalez (m. 1991; div. 1993)​
  • Joe Manganiello ​(m. 2015; Sep. 2023)
  • Nick Loeb (2010–2014) (Partner)
Education: Marymount International School Barranquilla
Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Net Worth: $180 million (As of 2023)

Sofia Vergara Biography

Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara, best known as Sofia Vergara, is a Colombian and American actress and television personality. Vergara gained recognition in the later 1990s while co-hosting two television shows for the Spanish-language television network Univision. In 2003, she landed her first notable acting job in English with the film Chasing Papi. She later appeared in Four Brothers in 2005, and Tyler Perry’s comedy films Meet the Browns in 2008, and Madea Goes to Jail in 2009. Vergara received an ALMA Award nomination for “Meet The Browns.”

Sofia Vergara was named the ‘highest-paid TV actress’ by Forbes in 2020 after raking in $43 million that year. She entered the fashion world in 2019 when she announced her partnership with Walmart on an affordable and ‘size-inclusive’ clothing line for women. Vergara also partnered with Foster Grant on her own collection of reading glasses and sunglasses.

In June of 2023, she launched her beauty brand ‘Toty,’ which offers a line of ‘multi-benefit suncare solutions.’ Harpers Bazaar reported that she partnered with Cantabria Labs to make it happen.

Sofia Vergara, Yours Truly, People, April 21, 2024
Source: @Sofiavergara Instagram

 

Sofia Vergara initially studied dentistry for three years at the National University of Colombia. After changing her mind, she left two semesters away from completing her degree to pursue opportunities in modeling and show business.

Family

Sofia Vergara was born to a Roman Catholic family living in Barranquilla, Colombia. She was nicknamed “Toti” by her five siblings and many cousins. Sofia’s older brother Rafael was murdered in Colombia during an attempt to kidnap him. She emigrated to the United States to avoid being caught in the unrest that resulted in the murder. Vergara settled in Miami, Florida, in 1998.

Vergara’s cousin and adopted sister, Sandra, is a television actress in the United States. Sandra has served as a correspondent for People magazine‘s series People (The TV Show) since 2020. Since 2018 till present, she has been the co-host and beauty expert of Yahoo!’s digital series Hook’d.

Parents

Father

Vergara’s father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, was a cattle rancher for the meat industry.

Mother

Her mother, Margarita Vergara de Vergara, was a homemaker.

Sofia Vergara, Yours Truly, People, April 21, 2024
Source: @Sofiavergara Instagram

Siblings

Vergara has five siblings.

Brother(s)

Sofia’s brother, Rafael, was murdered in 1998 during an attempt to kidnap him. Her other brother is named Julio Vergara. Julio was deported from the United States to Colombia on May 9, 2011. He had a longtime drug addiction. In a statement to Parade Magazine, Vergara said, “To see somebody dying over 10 years, little by little, that’s the worst punishment. Now he’s like another person.”

Sister(s)

Television actress Sandra Vergara is Sofia’s cousin and adopted sister. Sofía’s sister is named Veronica Vergara.

Children

Sofia Vergara and her high-school sweetheart Joe Gonzalez welcomed a son in September 1991. He was named Manolo.

Husband

Sofia Vergara married her high-school sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez, at 18. They welcomed a son in 1991 and got a divorce two years later, in 1993.

Years later, she began seeing American businessman and actor Nick Loeb. After dating for two years, the couple became engaged in 2012. Vergara announced that the engagement had been called off on May 23, 2014.

In the same year, she began dating True Blood star Joe Manganiello. The two became engaged on Christmas Eve, 2014, after dating for six months. They were married in Palm Beach, Florida, on November 21, 2015.

Divorce

After nearly eight years of marriage, Vergara and Manganiello announced to Page Six on June 17, 2023, that they have separated and are planning to divorce.

Sofia Vergara, Yours Truly, People, April 21, 2024
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Daily Mail reported that the exes Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello signed a $100 million prenup to protect their multi-million dollar fortunes in case they separated. Vergara had spoken about their prenup in the past. She revealed in an interview with Howard Stern in 2015 that Joe had no issue with a prenuptial agreement “He said, ‘Do whatever you want. I’ll sign whatever you want.”

Sofia Vergara, Yours Truly, People, April 21, 2024
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Lifestyle

On her December 2014 appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Sofia revealed that she had become a United States citizen after getting a perfect score on her citizenship test.

In 2000, Vergara was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at the age of 28. She had her thyroid removed and underwent radioiodine therapy. Vergara made a full recovery. She takes medication to prevent hypothyroidism.

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Sofia Vergara has a net worth of $180 million. She reportedly earned $500 thousand per episode on Modern Family.

Cars

According to Hotcars.com, Vergara’s collection includes ultra-luxury sedans and SUVs from European manufacturers such as Bentley, Range Rover, and Jaguar.

Sofia Vergara, Yours Truly, People, April 21, 2024
Source: @Sofiavergara Instagram

House

Vergara and Manganiello bought a 17,000-square-foot mansion in the gated community of Beverly Park in 2020. The house, purchased for $26 million, is high in the mountains above Beverly Hills. Dirt reported she relisted the house in May 2023.

Movies & TV Shows

Sofia Vergara has appeared as a lead and a supporting act in several hit films. Including New Year’s Eve in 2011, The Three Stooges in 2012, Machete Kills in 2013, Fading Gigolo in 2013, Chef in 2014, and Hot Pursuit in 2015. She also had voice-over roles in the animated films Happy Feet Two in 2011, Escape from Planet Earth in 2013, and The Emoji Movie in 2017.

Vergara played Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in the ABC comedy series Modern Family from 2009 to 2020. For her role in the series, she was nominated for four Golden Globe Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2020, she began appearing as a judge on the television talent show America’s Got Talent.

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