Sofia Vergara Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Sofía Vergara rose to fame as a prominent actress, all thanks to her notable role in Modern Family ABC series. Before fame, she hosted an ally of Spanish-language TV shows. Her comedic roles gave her a chance to taste the world of fame. And as they say, the rest is history. She came to prove that perseverance and hard work truly pay in the end. She is now known as the most top-earning thespian by Forbes and most influential woman in the globe.
Her notable work in her first film paved the way for great movies like Madea Goes to Jail, Hot Pursuit, and Happy Feet Two among others. Besides, she also took modeling as a career by appearing on several of products and brands covers. Being an early bird, she has already eaten the most nutritious worm. This has allowed venturing into a business by starting her jewelry collection and clothing line. Let’s see what Sofía Vergara has in store for us.
Sofía Vergara shares a passion for harmony, beauty, and art and this makes her have a fruitful relation with her loved ones. For her to be more successful, she needs to allow people to see how much sheemphasizes on it.She can do so by expressing her intense passion which will act as a starter before the main course. Some people may try to define her as sensitive and shy but behind that lies a determined and strong-willed persona. When she finally decides to commit herself to a worthy project, she would employ her entire energy to the point of shocking the world.
When it comes to her health, Sofía Vergara was quite detached and not so observant in the beginning. But when she was diagnosed with cancer she took extra time to work on her diet. She likes to soak her whole-self in an aromatherapy bath and continual massages just to feel at ease. She loves a red color which encourages her to embrace confidence and social life. Her life journey is to accept her past mistake and allow her heart to rule her thinking.
Childhood And Early Life
On 10th July 1972 Sofia Margarita was born in Barranquilla, Colombia to a cattle farmer, Julio Enrique Vergara and a housewife, Margarita Vergara de Vergara. During her growing years, she loved to play with her five siblings and some cousins. Sandra Vergara, Sofia’s younger sister also serves as a promising actress. Sofia attended Marymount International School Barranquilla and after she joined University in Columbia. However, she dropped out in the middle to pursue modeling. In the mid of 1998, Sofia’s younger brother died where her family went to live in Florida, Miami.
Sofia’s career began when a photographer in Colombia spotted her. It was here that she landed her first job as a cover model. At seventeen years old, she was seen in a short commercial that was targeted for Latin audience. At 20 years old, she started to serve as a running away model in Columbia.
After some time Sofía Vergara landed a co-hosting role in a travel show called Fiera de series. As a cohost she used to visit one corner of the world to the next. Her incredible show was also aired in one of the American Networks hence claiming more audiences.
At the beginning of new millennium, Sofia’s acting career began when she appeared in a comedy film called Big Trouble. In 2002 she was seen in a movie named Chasing Papi.In the mid of 2005 Sofia was cast in several films including Madea Goes to Jail, Meet the Browns among others. Her incredible performance cemented her to the world of fame. This is what led her to win an AMLA Award. The same year, she was invited to several television shows including Baywatch and the famous Entourage.
From 2005 to 2007 Sofía Vergara appeared in a television series including Hot Properties and The Knights of Prosperity. Early in 2009 Sofia played as Mama Morton in a Broadway production called Chicago. She followed it up with an ABC comedy called Modern Family that garnered her tons of nominations and awards.
In the mid of 2011, Vergara made her stance by starring in lots of Hollywood films such as The Smurfs, Happy Feet Two and New Year’s Eve. In 2012 she acted in a 1930s play called The Three Stooges. The following year, she voiced as Gabby Babble Brook in an animation film called Escape from Planet Earth. The same year she acted in a thriller film named as Machete Kills.
Early in 2015 Sofia served as an executive producer as well as an actor in a Hot Pursuit movie. This made her to earn People’s Choice award. Her current film includes The Female Brain that will be released before the end of 2017.
Awards And Achievements
Sofía Vergara will always be remembered for her notable role in the series Modern Family. The show has aired over 185 episodes for eight seasons. Further, she has received multiple of awards and recognitions including Golden Globe Award, seven Screen Actors Guild Award, and four Emmy Awards. In other words from 2010 to 2013 she garnered over eight awards. As stated by Forbes magazine Sofia was the highest paid actress in the US from 2012 to 2016.In the mid of 2012, she cemented the Askmen.com list for being in the list of the most desirable women in 2012 and 2013.
Personal Life And Legacy
At her teenage years of 18, Sofía Vergara married Joe Gonzalez, her childhood friend in 1990. Although they parted ways in 1992 they were blessed with a son called Manolo in 1993. She worked hard as a single mother just to make sure that her son was alive and kicking. Hell broke loose in 2000 when her health started to deteriorate. She battled with thyroid cancer that forced her to pass through a surgical room. She took more medicine as well as radioiodine therapy. In all of the efforts, she was declared free in 2015.
In 2003 Sofía Vergara dated Craig David, for few months as well as Tommy Cruise in 2005. Both of the said relationships were cut short due to disagreements. In the mid of 2012, Vergara and Nick Loeb, a businessman got engaged. But they called it quit in 2014. In 2015 she met Joe Manganiello, an actor where they wedded in November 2015. As a trivia, Sofia comes with a soft blond hair. At times her appearance seems to contradict the interviewees during auditions. One of the primary reasons is that most people think that a Latino person should like his or her native land.
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