Sofia Vergara Age, Height, Husband, Biography & More

Sofia Vergara is an actress, television producer, and model. Sofia was the highest-paid Hollywood actress in 2020, as well as the highest-paid actress in American television from 2013 to 2020. Chasing Papi was her first significant English language acting role in 2003. Following that, she featured in Tyler Perry’s comedy 2008 Meet the Browns and 2009 film Madea Goes to Jail.

Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara Biography & Wiki

Sofia Vergara Full NameSofía Margarita Vergara 
Nick NameLa TotiPalillo
Profession Actress, Television Producer, and Model
Physical Stat
Sofia Vergara Height In Centimeter- 170 cm
In Meter- 1.70 m
In Feet- 5’7”
Sofia Vergara WeightIn Kilogram- 64 kg  
In Pound- 141 lbs
Body Measurement38-28-39
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorNaturally – Blonde
Artificially – Brown
Personal Life
Date Of Birth10 July 1972
Sofia Vergara Age (2022)50 years
Birthplace Barranquilla, Colombia
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Cancer
Nationality Colombian
Home town Barranquilla, Colombia
School Marymount International School, Barranquilla, Colombia
College/University National University of Colombia
Educational QualificationBachelor of Dental Surgery (drop out)
Religion/CastChristian (Roman Catholic)
Family Member
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsJoe Gonzalez
Luis Miguel
Chris Paciello
Nick Loeb
Joe Manganiello
Sofia Vergara Husband Joe Gonzalez (from 1991 to 1993)
Joe Manganiello (from 2015 to present)
Marriage Date21st November 2015 (Joe Manganiello)
1995 (Joe González)
ChildrenManolo Gonzalez Vergara
Parents Father– Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo
Mother– Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara
SiblingBrother– Rafael Vergara, Julio Vergara
Sister– Sandra Vergara, Veronica Vergara
Favorite Things
Favorite FoodHomemade MuesliItalian food
Favorite ColorBlue, Lime
Favorite ActorJohnny Deep
Favorite Designer Dolce & Gabbana
Vera Wang
Amina Muaddi
Saint Laurent
Favorite BookOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
Sofia Vergara Net Worth (2022)180 Million USD
Annual Salary 500k USD per episode for Modern Family
10 million USD per year to judge America’s Got Talent
Income SourceFilms
Television shows
Brand Endorsements
Business Ventures
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Family, Early Life and Education

Sofia Vergara was born on 10 July 1972, She was born and brought up in a middle-class Catholic Christian family from Barranquilla, Columbia. Her mother, Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara, is a housewife. Her father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, provides cattle to the meat industry. She has five siblings.

She completed her early education at the Colegio Marymount in Barranquilla, Columbia.

She later enrolled herself at the National University of Columbia in Columbia from where she completed her graduation. She initially studied dentistry but later left 2 semesters before her course ended. She always has a desire of pursuing her career in the entertainment industry.

Vergara was married at the age of 18 to her high school sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez. They have a son named Manolo, born in September 1992. They divorced in 1993.

Vergara was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2000. She had the thyroid removed, underwent radioactive iodine treatment, and has fully recovered. She is taking medication to prevent hypothyroidism.

Vergara and True Blood star Joe Manganiello got engaged on Christmas Day 2014 after dating for six months. They were married in Palm Beach, Florida on November 21, 2015.

Sofia Vergara with Joe Manganiello
Sofia Vergara with Joe Manganiello


Sofia was discovered by a photographer, whilst at the beach, and this led to various jobs in modeling and television. At age 23, she was a runway model. From 1995 to 1998, she co-hosted a travel show, Fuera de serie (1995), which gave her exposure in the United States. 

Her first film role was the criminal comedy Big Trouble (2002). Her breakthrough role was as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on the American television series Modern Family (2009). 

In 2010-2013, she received four Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for this role.

His first notable work as an actor in English was in the film Chasing Papi (2003). She then appeared in Four Brothers (2005), receiving an ALMA award nomination for the latter. 

Since 2009, she started playing Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in the comic series ABC Modern Family, for which she was nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards.

In 2020, Vergara will replace Gabrielle Union as a judge during the fifteenth season of America’s Got Talent. 

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