Sofia Vergara is a Colombian and American actress and model with an estimated net worth of $180 million as of 2023 according to Celebrity Net Worth. She was the highest-paid actress on American television for 7 years (2013 to 2020).
She gained prominence when she became co-host of two TV shows for the Spanish-language television network Univision in the late 1990s. Her performance as step-matriarch Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in the TV show Modern Family was well received by the audience.
We will cover everything you need to know about Sofia Vergara and her net worth details in our article today.
Everything about Sofia Vergara
Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara was born in the year 1972 in Barranquilla. Vergara studied dentistry at the National University of Colombia for three years, however, she discontinued her studies to pursue a career in modeling and show business.
Vergara was spotted by a photographer while strolling along a beach, and she soon received modeling and television job opportunities. According to a source privy to the matter, “She was apprehensive about doing her first television commercial—until her Catholic schoolteachers gave her their personal permission to take the assignment.”
At the age of 17, she made her debut in a Latin American Pepsi commercial. Later, she started attending the Creative Workshops School of Acting, where Gloria Estefan also received her acting education.
Vergara was the face of CoverGirl magazine in 2011. She also appeared in a Diet Pepsi commercial with David Beckham in the same year.
Modern Family & Earnings
Sofia Vergara had already established herself in the film industry, but when she landed the lead in the television series Modern Family, she launched a new phase of her career.
Since its 2009 premiere, the series has continued for more than ten seasons and has proven to be one of the most popular television programs of all time. The series concluded in 2020.
Sofia earned $30,000 per episode in season one of Modern Family between 2009 and 2011 which was later increased by 300% to $90,000 per episode in season 5.
Her earnings further increased to $190,000 for each episode of Modern Family between 2014 to 2018 according to Celebrity Net Worth. In 2018, her salary was approximately $500,000 per episode.
Other Sources of Income
She makes decent money through brand endorsements and advertisements. Sofia Vergara, who is one of the judges on the famous TV show “America’s Got Talent” rakes in an annual salary of around $10 million as a judge.
Other Business Interests
Sofia Vergara launched her personal clothing line – Kmart in 2011 aimed to cater to the needs of middle-aged women. Three years later, Vergara launched her own jewelry collection and perfume brand.
Vergara starred in notable films like The Smurfs (2011), New Year’s Eve (2011), The Three Stooges (2012), Machete Kills (2013), Fading Gigolo (2013), Chef (2014), and Hot Pursuit (2015).
Awards and Nominations
She won eight prestigious awards like Screen Actors Guild Awards, NAACP Image Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Glamour Awards, and People’s Choice Awards under different categories in her professional career.
She was nominated 37 times for several awards like ALMA Awards, Black Reel Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Glamour Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Imagen Foundation Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards, NAACP Image Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Premios Juventud, Primetime Emmy Awards, Satellite Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
She has an impressive list of cars in her garage. Below is the list of cars owned by her.
- Bentley Continental GTC
- Bentley Bentayga
- Porsche 911 (997) Turbo
- Range Rover Vogue
- Jaguar XJ
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