From her humble beginnings in Barranquilla, Colombia to her current status as one of the world’s most recognizable actresses and entrepreneurs, Sofia Vergara’s story is a testament to what can be accomplished when hard work, talent and a great attitude are brought together. Born in 1972, Vergara began her career in television and films in the late 1990s, appearing in shows such as Baywatch and films like Chasing Papi.
But it was her breakout role as Gloria Delgado Pritchett on the hit sitcom Modern Family that rocketed her to international fame. Playing a feisty Colombian-American housewife with a big heart and a larger-than-life personality, Vergara earned four Emmy nominations and became one of the highest-paid actresses on television.
Today Vergara continues to act, appearing recently in the film The Female Brain and the Netflix original series Hot Properties. But she has also branched out into other successful business ventures. Among them is an exclusive line of bedsheets for Rooms To Go, as well as an apparel line for Walmart. She also has her own beauty line called Sofía by Sofía Vergara and a wine label called AgroMaipo.
Vergara brings that same work ethic to her personal life. She uses Familio, an app designed to help busy families stay connected, to share news and images with family members all over the world. Her dedication has earned her admiration from audiences all over the globe - she has been named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World.
Vergara’s success can be attributed to her passion for excellence and her commitment to staying true to herself. Whether she’s working on set or spending time with family, Sofia Vergara is living proof that it’s possible to make your dreams come true – even when they seem impossibly far away. Take inspiration from this powerhouse actress and make your own mark on the world.