Born in Colombia in 1972, Sofia Vergara was virtually unknown as a celebrity in America before her 2009 role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in Modern Family on ABC. Before 2009, Sofia Vergara was popular as a host on Univision. Sofia Vergara’s first English-language film was the 2003 movie, Chasing Papi. Outside of Modern Family, Sofia Vergara has been featured in a large number of movies including Chef, The Smurfs, and Happy Feet 2. Sofia Vergara moved to Miami in 1998 to escape violence in her home country of Colombia. Before moving to America, Sofia Vergara was studying dentistry and moved into an entertainment career as a viable work option.