Sofia Vergara is easily one of Hollywood's most beloved actresses. The proof sits glaringly in the fact that she has occupied the title of highest-paid TV actress for seven consecutive years! She has come a very long way since modelling in the 1990s.
Here are a few things you might not have known about the feisty Latina actress.
- Sofia is naturally blonde but had to change the colour of her hair to fit Hollywood’s idea of the quintessential Latina woman.
- Her first big gig was a Pepsi ad in 1992.
- She got married to her high-school sweetheart at the tender age of 18 years old and, at nineteen, they bore a son but divorced the following year when she had turned 20.
- In 1994 she and her manager, Luis Balaguer, founded Latin World Entertainment, now the biggest Latin-American talent management company in the United States.
- At 27 years old, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer but survived it.
- She has been married to handsome True Blood/Magic Mike actor Joe Manganiello since 2015.
- Sofia proudly claims that she's still 'all-natural and that she's never having had any work done on her body.
- Her net worth is currently at $180 million.
After being aired for 11 years, Modern Family, the sitcom that made her an international household -name, ended in 2020. Since then, she's appeared as a judge on America's Got Talent, launching a furniture and clothing business.
Where else would you like to see Sofia next?