A couple of years before she landed her star-making role as heavily accented, preternaturally sexy and hilariously superstitious trophy wife Glóría Delgado-Pritchett on the now-iconic sitcom “Modern Family,” Colombian-born and bred actress Sofía Vergara, married to equally alluring actor Joe Manganiello, paid $165,000 for a pint-sized studio apartment in an unassuming, low-rise building in the North Beach area of Florida’s Miami Beach that, we first heard word from Bettina Beachcomber, is on the market for $150,000. Online listings show the...
Sofia Vergara solidified her reign as the queen of the small screen in 2017 as the only woman from either film or TV to crack Forbes’ Celebrity 100 (No. 58).
A gifted comic talent with an irresistible screen presence, the Colombian star of ABC’s “Modern Family” took home $41.5 million. More than half of that came from lucrative endorsement deals with the likes of Head & Shoulders, Ninja Coffee Bar, and Careisma (for which she fronts her own line of medical scrubs). The deals have helped make Vergara a bona fide brand in her own right, tapping into her ability to conquer both English- and Spanish-speaking markets. That reach extends to Latin World Entertainment, the talent management and entertainment-marketing firm she co-founded.
Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, Vergara rose to prominence as hostess of the Univision travel series “Fuera de Serie” and was already well-known to Latino audiences when she landed her first major American feature role, in 2003’s “Chasing Papi.” With the debut of “Modern Family” in 2009, she became a star.