Sofia Margarita Vergara, better known as Sofía Vergara, is a Columbian-American actress, model, and businesswoman. As of 2023, Sofia Vergara has a net worth of $180 million that she mostly accumulated from her acting career. She became well-known in the late 1990s while co-hosting two television programmes for the Spanish-language TV network Univision.
From 2013 to 2020, Sofia Vergara was the highest-paid actress in American television and held the title in Hollywood as well for 2020.
She had her first noteworthy English acting role in the 2003 movie Chasing Papi. She then made appearances in Four Brothers (2005), Tyler Perry’s comedy Meet the Browns (2008) and as well as Madea Goes to Jail (2009).
Sofia Vergara Biography
Sofia Vergara was born on July 10, 1972, and is 51 years old as of 2023. She was born and raised in a middle-class Roman Catholic family in Barranquilla, Columbia. Her siblings and cousins called her “Toty”. She belongs to the nationality of Columbian-American and practices Roman Catholicism.
She completed her early education at the Colegio Marymount in Barranquilla, Columbia, and completed her graduation from the National University of Columbia in Columbia.
Sofia Vergara initially attended National University of Colombia for three years to study dentistry, but she dropped out two semesters before her graduation to pursue modeling and acting chances. She has consistently wanted to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
Sofia Margarita Vergara
Date of Birth
10 July 1972
Currently Live In
Beverly Park, Los Angeles, United States
51 Years Old
Colombian and American
Colombian, Italian, Spanish, and Venezuelan Descent
Actress, Model, and Businesswoman
TV Series: Acapulco, cuerpo y alma (1995) Music Video: Que Diera (1997) Film: Collateral Damage (2002)
Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in Film Modern Family (2009-2010)
Colegio Marymount, Barranquilla, Columbia
National University of Columbia, Columbia
Sofia Vergara’s parents are Mr. Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo and Mrs. Margarita Vergara de Vergara. By profession, her father is a cattle rancher for a meat industry and her mother is a homemaker.
Sofia Vergara has four siblings. She has two sisters, Sandra Vergara and Veronica Vergara, and one brother, Julio Vergara. She also had an older brother, Rafael Vergara, who was killed in a kidnapping in 1998.
Husband and Children
Sofia Vergara’s marital status is married. Her husband’s name is Joe Manganiello who is also an actor. Vergara and Manganiello got engaged on Christmas Eve 2014 after dating for six months. The beautiful couple got married on November 21, 2015, in Palm Beach, Florida. On July 17, 2023, the couple announced to Page Six that they are planning to divorce and have already separated.
Before that, Sofia Vergara was married to her high school sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez. They got married in 1990 when she was only 18 years old. A year later in September 1991, they welcomed their first son, Manolo Gonzalez Vergara. Unfortunately, they divorced in 1993.
Moreover, Sofia Vergara was also engaged to her boyfriend Nick Loeb, an American businessman and actor, in 2012 after dating for two years. She announced on May 23, 2014, thay the engagement has been finished.
Father: Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo Mother: Margarita Vergara de Vergara
Brothers: Julio Vergara and Rafael Vergara Sisters: Sandra Vergara and Veronica Vergara
Joe Manganiello (2015-Present) Joe Gonzalez (1990-1993)
Children (With Joe Gonzalez)
Son: Manolo Gonzalez Vergara Daughter: –
Sofía Vergara is a beautiful lady with an attractive personality and a cute smile. She has a curvaceous body with attractive body measurements of 38-28-39 inches approximately.
Sofia Vergara is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 64 kg. She has beautiful shiny blonde hair and blistering light brown mesmerizing eyes.
5′ 7″ (1.73 m, 173 cm)
64 kg (141 lbs)
Sofia Vergara received offers for modeling and acting after she was spotted by a photographer, strolling along a beach in Colombia. She made her acting debut in a Latin American Pepsi commercial when she was 17 years old. She afterwards began going to the Creative Workshops School of Acting, where Gloria Estefan also studied acting.
Then, Sofia Vergara started modeling and played the role of Irasema in the 1995 television series, “Acapulco, cuerpo y alma”. She played herself in the television series, “Fuera de Serie”, from 1995 to 1998. She also made an appearance in the 1997 music video Que Diera.
In 1999, she appeared as herself in the TV show, “A que no te atreves”, and in an episode of “Baywatch”. In 2000, she starred in the TV show, “Club La Bomba”, as herself.
She finished filming her first leading role in July 2011 in a major film, “Farrelly brothers’ The Three Stooges”. Moreover, she appeared in her son’s YouTube web series, “Vida con Toty”, in April 2012.
Sofia Vergara has appeared in many other TV movies like New Year’s Eve (2011), Machete Kills (2013), Fading Gigolo (2013), Chef (2014), and Hot Pursuit (2015). Additionally, she has voiced different characters in the animated films like Happy Feet Two (2011), Escape from Planet Earth (2013), and The Emoji Movie (2017).
Sofia Vergara was named one of the 50 most beautiful people by People magazine, and one of the most influential Latin women in Hollywood by The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard.
She launched her first fragrance line, “Sofia by Sofia Vergara”, in 2014 and since then, she has launched four additional scents. The same year, she became the brand ambassador for the American anti-dandruff shampoo, “Head & Shoulders”.
According to Forbes, Sofia Vergara was the highest-paid television actress in 2016, with $43 million in the past year. It was announced in February 2020, that Vergara would be a judge on America’s Got Talent, season 15, and she returned for her second season in 2021, her third in 2022, and her fourth in 2023.
In June 2023, Sofia Vergara launched her beauty brand, “Toty”, after her childhood nickname.
Moreover, she has 31.4 million followers on Instagram and 8.3 million followers on Twitter.
Awards and Nominations
Sofia Vergara has won many awards throughout her career including:
4 Screen Actors Guild Awards
2 People’s Choice Awards
1 Glamour Awards
1 NAACP Image Awards
She has also been nominated for many popular awards including Golden Globe Awards, Alma Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Satellite Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and many more.