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Sofia Vergara is a Colombian-American actress and model. Vergara rose to prominence while co-hosting two television shows for Spanish-language television network Univisión in the late 1990s. Her first notable acting job in English was in the film Chasing Papi. Vergara appeared in other films, including Four Brothers and two Tyler Perry films: Meet the Browns and Madea Goes to Jail, receiving an ALMA Award nomination for the latter.

Birth Name

Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara

Nickname

La Toti

Profession

Actress, Model

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Sofia Vergara was born on the 10th of July 1972, in Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia.

Age

She’s currently 51 years old.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

Hispanic

Nationality

Colombian

She holds dual citizenship of American and Colombian.

Religion

Roman Catholic

Education

Vergara attended Marymount School. She enrolled to a three years program at a university in Colombia to study dentistry but left 2 semesters away from her graduation to pursue a career in modeling and acting.

Family Details

  • Father – Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo (Cattle rancher for the meat industry)
  • Mother – Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara (Homemaker)
  • Siblings – Sandra Vergara (Adopted Younger Sister) (TV Actress), Julio Vergara (Younger Brother), Rafael Vergara (Brother), Veronica Vergara (Sister).

Marital Status

Married

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Boyfriend / Spouse

Sofia Vergara has dated –

  • Joe Gonzalez (1987-1993) – Sofia married her childhood sweetheart Joe Gonzalez, when she was 18, i.e. in 1991. But, their relationship ended soon in 1993. She gave birth to a boy in September 1992, named Manolo Gonzalez-Ripoll Vergara.
  • Nick Loeb (2010-2014) – Vergara started dating Nick Loeb (Politician) in May of 2010. Though they broke up for some months in 2012, but they got back together. The duo engaged in July 2012. After nearly two years of engagement, they split on May 20, 2014.

  • Joe Manganiello (2014-Present) – Sofia met American actor Joe Manganiello in May 2014 at White House Correspondents’ Dinner Party and soon in June 2014, they were seen dating each other. They got engaged during Christmas 2014 and finally got married on November 22, 2015, in Palm Beach, Florida.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 64 kg
  • In Pounds – 141 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38-28-39
  • Bust – 38 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches
  • Hip – 39 inches
  • Bra Size – 34E

Body Build

Voluptuous

Eye Color

Hazel

Hair Color

Blonde (Original hair color)

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 2002, Vergara landed a minor role in the film Big Trouble, in which she played Nina. Her first leading role came in 2011 when she was cast in Farrelly brothers’ The Three Stooges. She portrayed her character as Lydia Harter and the film saw its release in 2012.

Television Debut

In 1995, Sofia co-hosted a Spanish TV show Fuera de serie. She was then cast in the TV series Baywatch as herself in 1999 in an episode titled “Boys will be Boys”. Her selected television work include Hot Properties, Amas de Casa Desesperadas, The Knights of Prosperity, and Modern Family.

Brand Endorsements

Vergara has appeared in a lot of TV advertisements for Diet Pepsi (2011), KMart (2011), Comcast Xfinity, Head & Shoulders Spokesperson (2013), medicine Synthroid (2013), Rooms To Go (2013). In 2011, Vergara was made the face of CoverGirl.

Sofia Vergara Favorites

  • Favorite ActorJohnny Depp
  • Favorite Book – One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Favorite Flowers – Orchids
  • Favorite Place to Travel – Capri, Italy in summers
  • Favorite Cologne – Terre D’hermès Eau De Toilette Natural Spray
  • Favorite Shoes – Sergio Rossi Suede Pumps
  • Favorite Eyeliner – Mac Eye Kohl in Teddy
  • Favorite Lipstick – Lancome’s L’absolu Rouge in Exotic Orchid
  • Favorite Color – Blue
  • Favorite People – Manolo (her son)
  • Favorite Movie – Godfather (1972)
  • Favorite Singer – Shakira

Sofia Vergara Net worth

Sofia Vergara has an estimated net worth of $180 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sofia Vergara

  • Started her career as a television co-host, Sofia is today one of the notable actress in entertainment business, thanks to her sheer handwork and  perseverance.
  • She was discovered by a photographer while walking on a Colombian beach and was quickly presented with offers of modeling and television work.
  • Vergara was named one of People magazine’s “50 most beautiful people” and named by The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard as one of the most influential Latin women in Hollywood.
  • Sofia was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2000. She had her thyroid removed, underwent radioiodine therapy, and made a full recovery.
  • She was ranked no.1 in Askmen.com’s list of 99 “most desirable” women of 2012. The next year, she ranked 12th on the same list.
  • She stars on the ABC sitcom Modern Family as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.
  • In 2014, Vergara became a brand ambassador for the American anti-dandruff shampoo brand Head & Shoulders.
  • She became the highest paid TV actress of 2018 as per Forbes by earning $42.5 million. She achieved this feat 7th time in a row.
  • In June 2023, Sofia launched the beauty brand Toty. The brand is named after her childhood nickname
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