Birth name: Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara
Date of Birth: July 10, 1972
Place of Birth: Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia
Occupation: Mode, actress, television host, comedian
Height: 5 feet 7 in; 1.70 m
Measurements: 40-28-39 (US); 102-71-99 (EU)
Famous for: Sofia Vergara became a celebrity in Latin America during the late 1990s when she co-hosted two television shows for Univisión. She gained international fame in 2009 with her role of Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in Modern Family, a popular American television comedy series.
Comedy is the cure for soul.
I don’t cook because men never want me in the kitchen.
Columbia is a beautiful country with perfect weather all year round, breathtaking landscapes and beaches, and of course very friendly people.
Sofia started her professional modeling career at age of 17 when she did a Pepsi commercial that was widely broadcast in Latin America.
She married Joe Gonzalez when she was only 18 years old and she gave birth to their son on September 16, 1992 at the age of 20. The couple divorced in 1993.
From 1995 to 1998 Vergara co-hosted the popular television travel series Fuera de Serie (Out Of The Ordinary) which made her famous in all of the Latin America.
In 1998 her older brother Rafael was murdered on the streets of Bogota, Colombia.
In 2000 she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She has undergone surgery and an iodine radiation, and made a full recovery.
In 2008 Sofia Vergara was named one of the hottest women in the world by the Maxim magazine and one of the most beautiful women in the world by the people magazine.
She appeared in 14 movies as of 2012 and in a number of television shows including Baywatch, Hot Properties, Dirty Money, Amas de Casa Desesperadas , Fuego En La Sangre, Modern Family, etc.
Vergara in one sentence – Sofia is a very talented, sensual, strong and positive woman with an amazing body and a great charisma.
Always remember that true beauty comes from within.