Sofia Vergara was married at the age of 18 to Joe Gonzalez. They have their son Manolo in September 1992. They divorced in 1993. Vergara was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2000. She is fully recovered after having her thyroid removed and underwent radioiodine therapy. She later dated Nick loeb and was reported they are engaged on July 10, 2012, but on May 23 2014 she made an announcement that the engagement is called off. Vergara began dating True Blood star Joe Manganiello and engaged on Christmas Day 2014 after six months of dating.
Sofia Vergara made her first appearance at the age of 17 in a Pepsi commercial. Vergara start working as a runway model and television actress at age 20 in Bogota, Columbia. She has been ranked #47 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2010 list and been also ranked by many institutions. According to Forbes.com in 2012, she is the highest-earning woman in American television, taking in $19 million for the past 12 months. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 7, 2015.