Sofia Vergara is a well-known actress who we know as Gloria Delgado Pritchett in the TV show named ‘Modern Family’. In the series, she plays as a hot Latin (immigrant) who marries a 65-year-Old guy ‘Jay’. It appears as if her character in the series is much like a ‘Gold-Digger’, but that is not how it is, Gloria loves Jay.
In an interview with ‘Sky1’, Sofia said that she was a bit worried if her audience would hate her for appearing in the show with such character.
Sofia Vergara is a Colombian- American actress, producer, model, television host, comedian and a business person. Her first English appearance on big screen was in 2002 where she featured in the movie called ‘Big Trouble’. Since then, her movie career in the United States took off.
Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia; on July 10th, 1972, and she belongs to a Roman Catholic family. Her mother’s name is Margarita Vergara de Vergara; and father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo. To let ya know, Vergara was a dental student at a University in Colombia. However, she left 2 semesters before graduation to pursue her dreams in the field of modeling and show businesses.
Her modeling career began with ‘Luck by her Side’. Sofia was spotted by a photographer while she was walking at a beach in Colombia. Following that event, many offers and opportunities struck on her way.
By now, she has starred in tons of movies. Some of them are ‘Chasing Papi’, ‘Soul Plane’, ‘Lords of Dogtown’, ‘Grilled’, ‘The Three Stooges’, etc. Furthermore, some of the TV shows that she has starred in are ‘My Wife and Kids’, ‘Eve’, ‘Rodney’, Entourage’, ‘The Knights of Prosperity’, ‘Dirty Sexy Money’ and more. And nevertheless; apart from movies and TV shows, she has voiced in couple animated movies and series like ‘The Smurfs’, ‘Family Guy’, ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Happy Feet 2’, ‘Escape from Planet Earth’ and Etcetera.
Sofia Vergara is married to ‘Joe Manganiello’. Prior to their marriage, they dated for like 6 months and got married on November 22nd, 2015. Before Manganiello, her previous marriage was with ‘Joe Gonzalez’, and together they had a son named ‘Manolo’. She also got engaged to ‘Nick Loeb’ back in 2010.
Sofia Vergara has dated numerous popular personalities like ‘Tom Cruise’, ’Enrique Iglesias’, Chris Paciello’ and ‘Nick Loeb’. Also, there are some rumors about her affair with ‘Donal Logue’ and ‘Luis Miguel.
Regardless of TV shows, movies and modeling; she is also involved with retail lines that include wide varieties of clothing, furniture, fragrance and hair care; and this makes her one hell of a successful entrepreneur as well. In addition to her achievement as an entrepreneur and actress, Sofia is also dedicated to being active through several Philanthropic Endeavors.
Regarding Sofia’s award, she has managed to hold awards for ‘Best TV Actress’, ‘Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy’, ‘Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor’, ‘Comedy Actress’, etc. And with that, she has been nominated more than 25 times in her career.
In 2002, Vergara was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. Since then; to control her metabolism, she had to go through many surgeries and radiation therapies.
To cope with Cancer, Vergara also started a foundation to support families in Colombia.