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Sofia Vergara: biography
Sofia Vergara – American-Colombian actress, model and television presenter. She received recognition as the host of the popular South American show, and also thanks to the TV series «American family», a role which 4 times nominated for film award «Golden globe». The magazine «Forbes» in 2014, put the actress on the 32nd place in the list of most influential women in the world.
Sofia was born in the industrial Colombian city of Barranquilla in a religious Catholic family. Her father, Julio Enrique Vergara, Robio the farm raised cattle for the meat industry and her mother Margarita Dávila de Vergara was a housewife. In addition to Sofia, Julio and Margaret had five children.
In his youth, during one of walks on the beach, the girl met with a professional photographer, who invited her to try yourself as a model. Before you agree, Sophia has applied for permission to the clergy, which enabled her to start a career. She debuted in a commercial for Pepsi, which was shown not only on TV channels of Colombia, but in most other South American countries.
Later, Sofia Vergara moved to the capital and went on to star in advertising. At age 20 she became the host with Fernando Fiore in the entertaining program about travel «Unusual», which made her a TV star in South America, and because of which she visited many exotic places of our planet. She was also one of the organizers of the Colombian version of the comic show «And you weak?». As a model she continued to pose for calendars and advertising women’s clothes, mostly swimsuits and lingerie.
In 1998, Sofia Vergara decides to move to the United States after her older brother Rafael for ransom was kidnapped and later killed.
Sofia Vergara more than succeeded as an actress of the television series. She played Alicia Oviedo in the Colombian version of «Desperate Housewives». This role was identical to the character Mary Alice young in the original soap Opera. In the American Comedy series «Dirty sexy money» actress showed the image of the emancipated lady, which clearly manifests the interest of a spoiled playboy and womanizer Jeremy darling.
In a Comedy sitcom «American family» Sofia Vergara played the role of Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, who is married to a man twice her age. The plot of the show – family problems or domestic issues, played with three different families.
In the movies the actress appeared sporadically, while in 2011 he starred in a grotesque Comedy «the Three stooges», where she played a femme fatale Lydia Harter, manipulating the three simpletons, not overly burdened with intelligence. The goal of the heroine Vargas is to make not enough stars in the sky men of killing her husband to seize the inheritance. The film was a huge success with viewers and critics called the game Sofia «very interesting.»
Also, the actress several times participated in the dubbing of animated films. Her voice talking to Gabby, Babbelbub with «Escape from planet Earth», penguin Carmen from «happy feet 2» and Odile from «the Smurfs».
At 18 years of age for the first time Sofia Vergara was married to Joe Gonzalez, whom he had met at school. In 1992 they had a son, Manolo, but a year after the baby is born, the marriage was destroyed, and young people left.
In the summer of 2012 Vergara announced that the engagement to American businessman Nick Loeb, but after 2 years the relationship between them was terminated. In the spring of 2014, the actress started Dating the star of the TV series «True blood» Joe Manganiello. After 6 months they were married, and at the end of November 2015 Sofia and Joe got married. The wedding was held in palm beach, Florida.
In 2000, the actress was diagnosed with «thyroid cancer». After surgery to remove the cancer and radioactive iodine treatment has come a full recovery.
Sofia Vergara has achieved success as a businesswoman. In 2004 in Colombia, she opened a line of fashionable women’s clothing, thereby organizing more than 2 thousand jobs. For assistance to the country, she twice received the title of «woman of the year», and since 2012 is consistently included in the list of the most successful women according to Forbes magazine.
In December 2014, Vergara made a second citizenship after passing all the necessary tests required for obtaining a passport of the United States.
- 2005 — blood for Blood
- 2007 — Desperate Housewives
- 2007 — Dirty sexy money
- 2008 — Fire in the blood
- 2008 — meet the Browns
- 2009-2015 — modern family
- 2012 — the Three stooges
- 2013 — Machete kills
- 2015 — Beauty on the run
- 2015 — Crazy card