Sofia Vergara is a Colombian-born actress, model, and businesswoman who is one of the highest-paid actresses on the planet. She also has equally active endorsement deals which give her huge paychecks. Her success in television has translated into the world of film. She has performed many memorable roles in motion pictures. She also earns $10 million (INR 81.43 Cr) per year as a judge on America’s Got Talent.
|Real Name||Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara.|
|Date of Birth||July 10, 1972.|
|Birth Place||Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia.|
|Father’s Name||Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo,|
|Mother’s Name||Margarita Vergara de Vergara,|
|Age||50 Years Old.|
|Education||She studied dentistry at the National University of Colombia, but she left two semesters away from completing her degree to pursue her career in modelling and show business.|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches / 170 Cm|
|Weight||64 kg/141.09 Lbs|
|Body Measurement||38-28-39 (Inches).|
|Hair color||Natural blonde.|
|Husband||Joe Gonzalez (1991-1993)|
Joseph Michael Manganiello (on 21st November 2015.
|Children||She, along with Joe, has a son named Manolo.|
|Net Worth||$ 200 million (INR 16,28.75 Cr).|
8.5 million Followers
27.3 Million followers
15 Million followers
|Last Updated||December 2022.|
Table of Contents
- Quick Facts
- Early Life
- Modelling Career
- Acting Career
- Modern Family
- Salary and Earnings
- Further Acting Work
- Career Earnings and Endorsements
- Business Ventures
- Personal Life
- Real Estate
She has a line of jeans that is sold exclusively at Walmart, and a line of furniture and many perfumes. In a year Sofia has earned $40 (INR 3,25.75 Cr)– $50 million (INR 4,07.18 Cr) from all entertainment activities.
Sofia was born in Barranquilla, Colombia on 10th July 1972. The daughter of a rancher and a homemaker looks first for the rurally raised girl. As a child, her siblings called her by the nickname “Toti.” She studied for a career in dentistry for three years but decided to pursue a career in show business instead which proved to be a wise decision.
While walking along a Colombian beach one day, she was approached by a photographer who saw her potential. She was offered work in television and fashion. Her first breakthrough came after she booked a Pepsi commercial at the age of seventeen years old.
Sofia excelled in Spanish-speaking soap operas and television shows on Univision. In the mid-1990s, she was hosting major television shows and established her name as a TV personality. She then started dabbling in English-speaking acting roles, & started gaining huge attention with a role in a comedic short that was honoured at the 1995 American Comedy Awards.
In the 2000s, She truly started to make a name for herself in Hollywood. 2002’s Big Trouble put her on the road, and in 2003 acting in Chasing Papi made her a legend. Director Tyler Perry recognized her potential and cast her in Meet the Browns and Madea Goes to Jail. She then made her Broadway stage debut during this time.
Sofia had carved out her topic in the film industry, she took her career to another level when she booked a leading role in the show Modern Family. The series proved to be one of the most successful shows of all time, running for over ten seasons since debuting in 2009 & ending in 2020.
Salary and Earnings
In seasons 1 through 3, between 2009 and 2011, She earned $30,000 (INR 24.43 Lacs) per episode. It’s roughly $2.6 million (INR 21.17 Cr) total for the three seasons. For seasons 4 and 5 she earned $90,000 (INR 73.29 Lacs) per episode, approx $5 million ( INR 40.71 Cr) in total. From 2014 to 2018, Sofia earned $190,000 (INR 1.54 Cr) for each episode of Modern Family. That comes to approx $4 million (INR 32.57 Cr) per season. Starting in 2018, her salary was increased to $500,000 (INR 4.07 Cr) per episode. That comes to about $10 million (INR 81.43 Cr) per season.
Further Acting Work
Outside of Modern Family, She has been very busy with other projects as well. Sofia worked on animated films which include The Smurfs, Happy Feet Two, and The Emoji Movie as a voice actor. She then also appeared in films like 2014’s Chef.
Throughout her acting career, She has continued to perform in a range of commercials for brands like Pepsi, Xfinity, State Farm, Rooms To Go, and Head & Shoulders. Along with that she also continued to model, and in 2011 she became the face of CoverGirl.
For her work on Modern Family, Sofia was nominated for Emmys four years in a row & also nominated for Golden Globe awards for four years in a row.
Career Earnings and Endorsements
The major part of her wealth comes from her television work & most remarkably from Modern Family. In 2012, she was the highest-earning actress on television earning $19 million (INR 1,54.73 Cr) that year. In 2013, she earned the title of the top-earning actress on television once again, as she had raked in more than $35 million ( INR 2,85.03 Cr) that year. In 2015, her income was $28.5 million (INR 2,32.09 Cr).
In 2016, She became the top-paid actress on television for the third time, earning $43 million (INR 3,50.18 Cr)that year. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Sofia earned $40 million (INR 3,25.75 Cr) between her Modern Family salary and brand endorsements. Between June 2018 and June 2019 she earned $43 million (INR 3,50.18 Cr). Between June 2019 and June 2020 she earned $43 million (INR 3,50.18 Cr).
In 2011, She launched her clothing line through Kmart which was aimed at middle-aged women. In 2014, she then also launched her jewellery collection and fragrance line.
She first married her high school sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez. She was then only eighteen years old. They had a son in 1992 but divorced one year later. In the year 2010, she then started dating Nick Loeb and became engaged in 2012. After two years, they decided not to go with the marriage. In 2014, she started dating actor Joe Manganiello. They became engaged after six months of dating and married in 2015.
In 2014 Sofia paid $10.6 million (INR 86.32 Cr) for a home in Beverly Hills, California. In July 2022, She along with Joe put this home up for sale for $19.6 million (INR 1,59.61 Cr). The 11,000-square-foot home includes a pool, a large gym, a spa and a movie theatre.
In June 2020 she and Joe settled $26 million (INR 2,11.73 Cr) for an amazing mansion in Beverly Park high up in the mountains. Baseball legend Barry Bonds owned the house from 2002 to 2014 when he sold it for $22 million (INR 1,79.16 Cr) to a Russian billionaire.
Q.What is Sofia Vergara most famous for?
Ans:- She is best known for her work on the television show Modern Family.
Q.How old is Sofia Vergara?
Ans:- As of 2022, she is 50 years old.