Sofia Vergara Net Worth $140 million
Sofia Vergara salary $43,000,000
Sofia Vergara Net Worth: How rich is Sofia Vergara? & How much money is Sofia Vergara worth? Time to find out!
Sofia Vergara is Colombian actress and model, and her current net worth is $140 million.
Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, the same city as Shakira. Her nickname, Toti, came from her five siblings and many cousins.
Sofia went to a private Spanish/English school. Then she attended to a university in Colombia for dentistry, but left before she got her degree, to pursue modelling and show business. Subsequently, she moved to Miami, Florida after her older brother was murdered in an attempt to kidnap him in 1998.
How did Sophia Vergara get famous?
While walking on a beach in Colombia, she a photographer discovered her and who offered her work in modelling and television.
At 17, she got her first commercial for Pepsi that aired in Latin America. Then, she began her studies at Creative Workshop School of Acting, the same school Gloria Estefan trained at.
Her first US role in Big Trouble in 2002, followed by only a couple of appearances and the movie Four Brothers in 2005.
Sofia’s breakthrough role came with the award winning American television series, Modern Family.
For the portrayal of Gloria, she earned Emmy Nominations for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. She also earned Golden Globe nominations in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 for the role.
In 2014, in an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Sofia reported that she became a United States citizen.
Also in 2014, Sofia got engaged to Joe Manganiello and in 2015 the couple married in Palm Beach, Florida.
How does Sophia make money?
She founded Latin World Entertainment in 1998, considered the premier Hispanic talent management agency in the US.
Her first major leading role came with the Farrelly brothers reboot of The Three Stooges in 2011.
In the same year, she became the face of CoverGirl and appeared in a Diet Pepsi commercial.
Some of her other endorsements include, McDonald’s, Cerveza Aguila, and Head & Shoulders, one of her highest-paid endorsements.
Forbes.com released in 2012 a list of the highest earning women in US television. She came in on number one on the list with $19 million.
Sofia received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015.
As of September 2016, Sofia became, reportedly, the highest paid actress on TV.