Sofía Vergara is well known for co-hosting two television shows for Spanish-language television network Univisión in the late 1990s. Her first famous acting job in English was in the movie Chasing Papi (2003). Subsequently, she performed in other movies, including Four Brothers (2005) and two Tyler Perry movies- Meet the Browns (2008) and Madea Goes to Jail (2009), earning an ALMA Award nomination for the latter. Vergara’s first success on television has got her roles in recent movies The Smurfs (2011), New Year’s Eve (2011), Happy Feet Two (2011), The Three Stooges (2012), Escape from Planet Earth (2013), and Machete Kills (2013). In 2012 and 2013, she was the high-earning actress on US television.
Sofía Vergara also starring on the ABC series Modern Family as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, for which she has been chosen for four Golden Globe Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2014, she was listed as the 32nd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.