The Colombian model and Actress Sofia Margarita Vergara is a popular name in the American television industry. According to Forbes she is one of the top earners in the television industry and beats the likes of Kim Kardashian and Eva Longoria. Here is a quick summary of Sofia Vergara’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Sofia was born in a Roman Catholic family in Colombia ( Barranquilla). She belonged to a humble family where her mother was a homemaker, and her father was a cattle rancher. Sofia had five siblings and several cousins, her siblings nicknamed her ‘toti.’
After completing her schooling, Sofia went on to pursue Dentistry from the University of Columbia. However, she did not complete her degree and left two semesters before graduation to give modeling and acting a try.
This led her to shift base to Miami, Florida leaving behind Colombia with all its unrest and trauma. She lost her brother Rafael in the year 1998 when he was murdered in a kidnapping bid.
Sofia got married at an early age of 18 to Joe Gonzales whom she knew since high school. Together they also have a son Manolo, the couple, however, got divorced in 1993, just after three years of having the baby.
According to Us Weekly, in 2012 Sofia and her boyfriend Nicholas M. Loeb had been engaged, and in May 2014, Sofia called off the engagement herself. Sofia was then reported to be dating Joe Manganiello, the couple got married in November 2015.
Sofia’s career in modeling was more like a stroke of luck, she was spotted by a photographer on a Colombian beach and was offered to model and act in television. She did a commercial for Pepsi, that aired in Latin America. She then hosted many popular Spanish T. V shows as well.
She made her first English appearance with the film ‘Chasing Papi’ in the year 2003. And then went on to do many popular films like ‘Four Brothers’, ‘Meet the Browns’, ‘ Madea Goes to Jail’, ‘The Smurfs’, ‘ New Year’s Eve’, ‘ Happy Feet Two’, ‘The Three Stooges’, ‘Escape from Planet Earth’, ‘Machete Kills’, ‘Chef’, ‘Hot Pursuit’ and many more.
Apart from occasionally working in these films, Sofia had been the reigning queen of the US television. In the years 2012, 2013, and 2016 she was the one of the highest paid the top-earning actress of American television. Her massively popular shows include ‘The Modern Family’ for which she received Golden Globe nominations four times. She was also nominated four times for ‘Primetime Emmy Awards’ and seven times for ‘Screen Actors Guild Awards.’ Forbes declared her the 32nd ‘Most Powerful Woman in the world’ for the year 2014.
Awards & Achievements
Sofia is one of those actresses who holds hundreds of awards nominations to her credit including Screen Guild Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards and lots more. But her winning list is more precise. She has won an ‘ALMA Award for Favourite TV Actress in a Leading Role’ for her character in Modern Family. For the show, she has also won multiple other awards for her comic character. She has also been given a rank in the title of ‘Most Powerful Woman of 2014’ by Forbes.
Net Worth of Sofia Vergara
Apart from being a popular name in the television and film industry, Sofia also has her own merchandise, and she has also made money through multiple commercials. Sofia Vergara’s estimated net worth is $175 million today.
Sofia was born in a conservative Roman Catholic family in Columbia, she fought the odds and made a name for herself in a different country being an inspiration for many of us.