Sofia Vergara: A Proud Colombiana
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Sofia Vergara is one of the most popular people that hail from the lands of Colombia. Born in 1972 in Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia. Sofia Margarita Vergara Vergara, daughter of a housewife and a meat industry worker. Growing up she went by the name “La Toti” which translates to “For All”.
She was actually discovered in the ways that we see in movies, or television series. Sofia Vergara was discovered at 17 years old on a Colombian beach by a photographer.
Sofia’s Earlier Years
Sofia Vergara studied in a private Spanish – English Bilingual School in Colombia: The Marymount School Barranquilla. Quite interestingly, Sofia Vergara held a lot of influence from her Catholic School Teachers. Saying that she was very apprehensive about going into show business and doing her very first TV commercial. But this all changed when her Catholic School Teachers gave her permission to actually pursue an acting career and take the shot at the commercial.
Sofia Vergara first got her biggest exposure on the Mexican telenovela entitled “Acapulco, Cuerpo Y Alma” way back in 1995.
Sofia Vergara was very beautiful when she was in her younger years, and she has blossomed into an even more beautiful lady now. If ever you had a chance to save some of her earlier works and footage in your devices, make sure to take them to a local data recovery expert in DC. They can salvage and even enhance the quality of your data for you to enjoy.
After her Telanovela venture, she then went on to become a staple name in Latin America. She was given the chance to co-host Univision’s Spanish Travel Show entitled “Fuera De Serie”. Sofia’s hosting stint went on for about 3 years from 1995-1998. This show opened up numerous platforms for Sofia Vergara and her co-host, Fernando Fiore, and this took them to a lot of different locations far and wide.
Sofia Vergara was most internationally popularized as she rose to stardom when she was casted on the ABC Series of Modern Family. In the hit series, she played as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett. Her character is an immigrant mom who doesn’t really have it all together when it comes to speaking English, but very well so, she is very intelligent when it comes to her native tongue. Sofia Vergara’s real life Colombian personality really shines through to her portrayal of Gloria, which makes her charming and easily lovable.
Quite funnily, Sofia Vergara was already a huge fan of her partner in the show, Ed O’Neill, which made the experience for her quite exciting. Sofia notes that she was already watching Ed O’Neill on the screen even when she was a kid.
For playing as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in Modern Family – she has been nominated for 4 (four) Golden Globe Awards, 4 (four) Primetime Emmy Awards and 7 (seven) Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Sofia In Broadway
Sofia also brought her Colombian Individuality in her first Broadway Performance in the play, Chicago. Where she played as Mama Morton – and her performance gathered great reviews and brought popularity to the play as well.