Sofía Vergara Bio: From Model to Modern Family Star
She was born July 10th, 1972 in Barranquilla, Colombia. While still a student, the 17-year-old was discovered by a photographer while relaxing on the beach. Pretty soon she found work as a model, and landed a starring role in a Latin TV ad for diet Pepsi. Vergara eventually left school before graduation to pursue her showbiz dreams with the help of her stunning good looks and 5’7” frame, which helped her become a runway model in Bogota and crossover sensation in the United States as a cast member of the sitcom "Modern Family." Join WatchMojo.com as we learn more about the life and career of Sofía Vergara.