Sofia Vergara full name Sofia Margarita Vergara is a Colombian-American actress and TV personality. One of the richest actresses in Hollywood. According to Forbes, she was the second-highest-paid actress worldwide in 2020. She has established a successful career for herself as a businesswoman, model, and actress.

She started as a model and ended up acting. Her breakthrough role “Gloria Delgado-Pritchett” from the American television series Modern Family was her breakthrough role (2009). She started working at the age of 17 years old.

Quick Info

  NAMESofia Vergara
  FULL NAMESofia Margarita Vergara
BORNJuly 10, 1972
AGE51 years old
BIRTHPLACEBarranquilla, Colombia
PROFESSIONActress and TV Shows
NET WORTH$180 Million
HEIGHT5 feet and 7 inches

Early Life 

On July 10, 1972, Sofia Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. Sofia was raised in a Roman Catholic household. Her father is “Julio Enrique Vergara” whose profession is raising cattle for the meat industry and her mother is “ Margarita  Vergara” who is a housewife. 

She has four siblings Sandra Vergara, Veronica Vergara, Julio Vergara, and Rafael Vergara. It is said that his brother Rafael Vergara died while being kidnapped. This mainly caused her to relocate to Miami, Florida in 1998. She was called “Toti” by her sibling.


Sofia spent three years preparing for dentistry. But she changed her mind and chose to pursue a career in show business just as she was about to receive her degree. It turned out to be a sensible choice.

Physical Appearance

Sofía Vergara is a stunning woman with a charming smile, appealing personality, and good looks. Not only that she has a stunning body with appealing proportions and a gorgeously slender figure.

Her height is approximately 5 feet and 7 inches, and weighs 64 kg. She has stunning long blonde hair and light brown eyes.

Sofia’s Net worth in 2023


Sofia’s net worth is $180 Million. Her main source of income is TV shows and movies. Her other income comes from modeling, endorsement, and through Instagram where she promotes her brands saving marketing expenses.

 She is best known for her role in “Modern Family” and as a judge of “America Got Talent.”

Sofia’s Career

Sofia’s career can be broken down into two subheadings modelling and acting.


One day, Sofia Vergara was contacted by a photographer who noticed her potential when she was strolling down a beach in Colombia. She soon had offers to work in fashion and television. Vergara reluctantly consented at first but in the end. When she was seventeen years old, she secured a Pepsi commercial, which was her first significant break.

Over the next years, she would still take acting and modeling jobs. She relocated to the US and pursued her profession in showbiz after civil instability in Colombia.


Sofia Vergara had first success in the Spanish-language soap operas and TV shows on Univision. By the mid-1990s, she was a well-known TV personality after beginning to present hit TV series. She also started playing around with English-speaking portions. She became well-known thanks to her role in a funny short film that took home a prize at the 1995 American Comedy Awards.

Sofia Vergara provided voices for animated movies such as ‘Happy Feet Two’, ‘The Emoji’ Movie, and ‘The Smurfs. She also starred in movies, including ‘Chef (2014)’. She starred alongside Reese Witherspoon in the 2015 movie Hot Pursuit.

Sofia Vergara has continued to feature in a variety of advertisements for companies including Pepsi, Xfinity, State Farm, Rooms To Go, and Head & Shoulders throughout her professional career. She kept modeling as well, and in 2011 she was named CoverGirl’s face.

Breakthrough Role In ‘Modern Family’

Her major break came from the television program ‘Modern Family’. From 2009 until 2020, Vergara starred in the program. As ‘Gloria Delgado-Prichett’, a fiery Colombian mother in a large and chaotic household.


Sofia Vergara Paycheck

Prior to joining the cast of Modern Family, Sofia Vergara was paid $150,00 for each episode. In the films she acted in at this time, Sofia Vergara received a salary of $400,000. But Sofia Vergara’s stint on Modern Family caused her life and fortune to abruptly alter.

Let’s Break down her salary per episode for Modern Family.

  • Modern Family’s first season paid Sofia Vergara a compensation of $25,000 for each episode.
  • On Modern Family, Sofia Vergara was paid $100,000 for each episode in seasons four and five.
  • Every episode in the last season of Modern Family paid Sofia Vergara a million dollars.


Four years in a row, Sofia Vergara received Emmy nominations for her performance on Modern Family. She received four consecutive Golden Globe nominations as well.

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