Sofia Vergara is an American-Colombian actress, model, presenter and model. For three years, Sofia was the top-earning actress in American TV in 2012, 2013, and 2016. As of 2020, she is among the world’s best-paid actresses. On this page, we will review Sofia Vergara net worth, biography, career highlights, family, and several more details about one of the top earning actresses alive.
Sofia Vergara Biography
Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara or simply Sofia Vergara was born in Colombia on July 10, 1972 to Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo and Margarita Vergara de Vergara. She lived her childhood days in Barranquilla, Colombia. Sofia father ranched cattle for the meat industry while her mother was a housekeeper. She is of Colombian descent. When she was young, for an undisclosed reason, Sofia’s siblings nicknamed her Toti.
Sofia is a former student of dentistry at the University of Colombia. She left her studies uncompleted in order to pursue a career in acting and modelling.
Sofia Vergara’s Career
Sofía Vergara left her studies at the University of Colombia uncompleted in order to pursue a career in acting and modelling. Her show business career began at a young age of 17, when she was discovered by a photographer and was able to model for a Pepsi commercial. After she left her studies at the University of Colombia uncompleted, she relocated to Miami to pursue her modeling career, but before that, she already did some hosting in some Colombian shows.
In 1999, Sofia’s television debut was made when she appeared in an episode of “Baywatch”, after which she began to feature in a number of films and television series, mostly taking minor roles. Sofia filled with determination to succeed, never gave up but kept fighting for her big break in the movie screens. Her first main role was in the 2005 television series “Hot Properties” when she played the role of Lola Hernandez on the show. Sofia made another promising appearance in two of Tyler Perry’s films titled “Meet the Browns” and “Madea Goes to Jail” in 2008 and 2009 respectively.
For her outstanding contributions in all the films and television series she has appeared in, Sofia Vergara was rewarded with her major role in 2009 in a television series and joined the cast members of “Modern Family”, playing the role of Gloria Delgado-Pritchett which she still plays in the series till now.
Being one of the highest paid actresses alive has definitely been responsible for much of Sofia Vergara net worth. In 2016 alone she reportedly made $43 million, while earning other sums from various movies she has starred in, in which her strong Colombian accent and seductive, deep, appealing voice is usually heard. She has starred in a good number of films including “Hot Pursuit”, “Chef”, “The Three Stooges”, “Machete Kills”, and several others. Her most famous television series include “The Knights of Prosperity”, “Fuego en la Sangre”, and others.
Sofia Vergara’s Awards & Nomination
Apart from the fame and fortune that has accompanied Sofia Vergara’s outstanding career, she has also received several award nominations, some of which she eventually won. She is a nominee of an ALMA Award, four Primetime Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards,and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards. A comprehensive list of all her awards and accolades have been found here.
Sofia Vergara’s Relationship, Marriage, Children
Sofia Vergara has been married two times in her entire life. She married Joe Gonzalez her high school boyfriend, and they had a son in 1992, who was named Manolo Gonzalez-Ripoll Vergara. Their separation happened in 1993 just a year after the birth of their son due to things not working well for them. After more than 18 years after their divorce, Sofia Vergara got engaged to Nicolas M. Loeb in 2012 but their union couldn’t be finalized and they both went their separate ways.
After six months of fine relationship, Sofia Vergara and actor Joe Manganiello got married in 2015 and they have been together since then, living happily and sharing an incredible bond.
Sofia Vergara Net Worth
Sofia Vergara net worth has never been a questionable subject because for all we know, she is a very successful and talented actress and model.
Although her salary and annual income has not been revealed as at the time of this writing, Sofia Vergara net worth is estimated at $60 million.
How She Makes Her Money
Being one of the highest paid actresses alive has definitely been responsible for much of Sofia Vergara net worth. In 2016 alone she reportedly made $43 million, while earning other sums from various movies she has starred in.
Asides acting, Sofia Vergara has also generated a lot of wealth through endorsements. In 2011, She became the face of CoverGirl, with the first adverts appearing in 2012. She has also appeared in two Pepsi adverts with football legend David Beckham in 2011 and 2012.
She was announced to be designing a clothing line in 2011 for Kmart which targeted soccer moms, and also appeared in a good number of commercials for the Xfinity Brand of Comcast and State Farm. She has also advertised for Rooms To Go, Diet Pepsi, Medicine Syntheroid, Head & Shoulders, and various other beauty products, which is probably one the reason why she has made such a huge amount of money.