Sofia Vergara Net Worth: $28.5 Million
Hollywood celebrity Sofia Vergara came to the world on July 10, 1972 in Colombia. Her full name is Sofia Margarita Vergara Vergara and her parents are Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo and Margarita Vergara Davila de Vergara. She grew up with her five siblings and numerous cousins in Colombia. Her first exposure to show business came when she was only 17 years old. She was first seen by a photographer and was offered to do television and modeling jobs, casting her in her first Pepsi commercial. At the age of 20, Sofia Vergara moved to Bogota, Colombia to work as a TV actress and runway model. There, she co-hosted Univision shows Fuera de Serie and A que no teatreves. She also posed for posters and swimsuit calendars. Through her exposure in Univision shows, Sofia Vergara caught the attention of ABC Network executives and was offered to work in some shows under the network. Since then, Sofia Vergara’s star started to soar and she was offered various roles to play and various products to endorse. Currently, Sofia Vergara is ranked number 95 in Forbes 2015 list of The World’s Highest Paid Celebrities, with a net worth of $28.5 million.
How did Sofia Vergara make her money?
Sofia Vergara is not only a television actress and endorser, she is also a producer, a movie actress, a theater actress, and a businesswoman. In 1998, she co-founded Latin World Entertainment, a talent agency which branched out to production, new media, and licensing. 2011 saw Sofia Vergara introduce her own clothing line in Kmart, adding home products to the line last year. Her business empire also includes a fragrance franchise which she released through Home Shopping Network. The non-stop growth of Sofia Vergara’s fame will ensure the continuance of her business ventures and increase of her net worth in the years to come.