SOFIA VERGARA (Madame Desdemona) is one of the funniest and sexiest stars today
and the only Hispanic actress who started her career in a U.S. Hispanic Network and successfully
crossed over to the general market.
The Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG nominated actress can currently be seen as 'Gloria
Pritchett-Delgado' in the #1 comedy in America, "Modern Family." "Modern Family" airs
Wednesdays at 9 PM EST on ABC.
This year, Vergara is taking on the role of executive producer this year for the upcoming
ABC television show "Killer Women," which follows Molly Parker, the only female Texas
This summer, Vergara filmed two other star-studded movies slated for release in 2014,
Heat with Jason Statham and Stanley Tucci and Chef with Jon Favreau and Robert Downey Jr.
Additionally, Vergara is slated to produce and star in the upcoming buddy comedy Don't
Mess With Texas opposite Reese Witherspoon for Universal Pictures. The film will begin
production in 2014.
On the big screen Vergara got her break on Disney's comedy Big Trouble and since then
has starred in films such as Smurfs, The Three Stooges, New Year's Eve, The 24th
Brothers, Lords of Dogtown, and Tyler Perry's box office sensations Meet The Browns and Madea
Goes To Jail. Vergara recently lent her voice to the Weinstein animated film Escape From Planet
Earth and Happy Feet 2. Her past appearances on prime-time TV include "Dirty Sexy Money,"
"Entourage," "Hot Properties," and "The Knights of Prosperity," among many others.
On stage, Vergara earned raves reviews when she debuted on Broadway's "Chicago" as
In the Hispanic market some of her past TV credits include "Fuera de Serie" and "A Que
No Te Atreves" as well as her special guest appearance on 2008's highest rated Spanish language
soap opera "Fuego en la Sangre" on Univision (#1 U.S. Hispanic network). Additionally she
executive produced the Spanish version of "Desperate Housewives." The Hollywood Reporter and
Billboard have also named her one of the most talented and powerful women in Hispanic
When she's not acting, Vergara can be found designing her line for Kmart. The line, 'Sofia
by Sofia Vergara' includes women's clothing, accessories, shapewear, swimwear, jewelry,
luggage and home goods and is available exclusively for Kmart. Vergara is also the face of
CoverGirl and Diet Pepsi. This will be her third year working with both brands. This fall Vergara
will launch the Sofia Vergara Collection in furniture retailer Rooms To Go. The collection will
initially be comprised of living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms and accessories.
In 2001, Vergara created "Peace and Hope for the Children of Colombia," a charity
foundation that has helped thousands of children in her country and has donated a pediatric cancer
pavilion in her native Barranquilla. She currently dedicates her time giving back to this charity in
her home of Colombia.
Sofia currently splits her time between LA and NY with her son Manolo.
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