Astonishing facts about “Modern Family” superstar Sofía Vergara!

Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara, 49, played Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in the mockumentary family sitcom, a popular television series Modern Family (2009-2020). Interestingly, this native Columbian actress was first “discovered at a beach by a photographer,” as a model. Now her name is listed in Forbes as the world’s highest-paid actress for the last seven consecutive years. In 2020 alone, she made $43M, while veteran actress Angelina Jolie made 5M less than Sofia.  

Sofia Vegara’s Bio: Family, Background and Education

Barranquilla, Colombia born and raised Sofia became a runway model at the young age of 23. Prior to walking the runways, she had already earned a few work credits on modeling and television. Her parents, mother Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara, a housewife, and father Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, cattle supplier to the meat industry, sent Sofia to a private school with bilingual command. Thanks to her schooling, she learned English along with Spanish, a skill which made most of the differences in her professional life for good. 

Photo: Young Sofia Vergara donned in a bikini and flaunting her great legs at Miami in the 90s. | Source: Instagram

Latina Sofia- A single mother journey to become a Millionaire

Sofia went to places while she worked as a co-host of the travel show Fuera de Serie (1995-1998). In her early 20s, Sofia got exposure in the United States through her show. Eventually, she debuted as an actress as Nina in her first movie Big Trouble, a criminal comedy in 2002. After hustling for some time, her dedication materialized when she signed Modern Family as the main lead for $30,000 per episode for the first three seasons. While seasons four and five paid $90,000 per episode, the next four seasons gave her $190,000 per episode. Reportedly, she charged “$500,000 per episode in later seasons.”

Modern Family ceased in season 11 with 250 episodes altogether. There will not be season 12. 

Video: Sofia Vergara on The Ellen Show in 2017 trying to pronounce “Discombobulated” in her adorable accent.

Subsequently, Sofia Vergara, an immaculately talented actress came back to the small screen as a judge in NBC’s America’s Got Talent in 2020. According to Yahoo! Finance’s February 25, 2021 report, she earned 10M from the show, even though the world was almost completely closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

The Commercial Queen Also Owns Some Businesses

Besides television, she owns some businesses which keep the money coming. This natural blonde entrepreneur has fragrance (perfumes), jewelry, furniture, and mid-range clothing lines. In fact, Walmart has already sold her jeans “Sofia” sufficient to be four times taller than the Eiffel Tower. 

Photo: Sexy Sofia Vergara all wet in a transparent bikini at Miami during the 90s | Source: Sofia Vergara’s Instagram

Not to mention, her enormous earning through brand endorsements and promotions adds up to her wealthy worth. In an interview with Variety in 2020, she gushed,

“I’ve made a lot with endorsements and being a spokesperson. That has given me a lot of money – and I’ve done a lot of them.”

Video: Sofia Vergara’s commercial advertisement for the Diet Pepsi along with David Beckham

Her current (2021) net worth is $180M. 

Fun Facts about Sofia Vergara

Photo: Sofia Vergara’s son Manolo Gonzalez Vergara, her mother and sister Veronica Vergara in 2019. | Source: Instagram
Photo: Sofia Vergara with her present husband Joe Manganiello in February 2020 | Source: Joe Manganiello’s Instagram
  • Prior to her second marriage, she was engaged to Nick Loeb, co-founder of International Production Company (IPC) from 2012 to May of 2014.
  • She originally has two brothers and a sister. IMDB reports that in 1998 her elder brother was “murdered in a bungled kidnapping attempt”. Furthermore, on May 09, 2011, the US immigration deported her younger brother to Colombia as he was arrested a month before. Her adopted younger sister, Sandra Vergara is an actress.
  • In 2014, through the Jimmy Kimmel Live show, it was announced that she became a US citizen.
Video: Sofia Vergara on the Jimmy Kimmel Live talking about the process of being an American Citizen
  • 5′ 7″ (1.7 m) tall Sofia went to Colombian University to study Dentistry after she became a mother.
  • In 2000, Sofia was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, which she followed up with the right treatment and completely bounced back to good health.
  • Currently, she owns a $26M worth house in Hollywood, California, and happily resides there with her family.
Photo: Sofia Vergara’s House in Beverly Hills, California | Source: Instagram
  • She has a niece Claudia Vergara, an Instagram star, who is 20-years-younger to Sofia. They look like twin sisters.

Movies Of Sofia Vergara With Their Official Trailer And Her Character’s Name

  1. Bottom of the 9th (2019) as Angela Ramirez. Sofia shares the movie screen with her husband Joe Manganiello.
  2. The Emoji Movie (2017) as Flamenca
  3. The Female Brain (2017) as Lisa.
  4. Hot Pursuit (2015) as Daniella Riva.
  5. Wild Card (2015) as D.D.
  6. Chef (2014) as Inez.
  7. Fading Gigolo (2013) as Selimo.
  8. Machete Kills (2013) as Madame Desdemona.
  9. The Three Stooges (2012) as Lydia.
  10. The Smurfs (2011) as Odile.
  11. Happy Feet Two (2011) as Carmen.
  12. Madea Goes to Jail (2009) T.T.
  13. Four Brothers (2005) as Sofi.
  14. Soul Plane (2004) as Blanca.
  15. Chasing Papi (2003) as Cici.

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