One of the funniest and sexiest stars today, Sofia Vergara is the only actress who started her career in a U.S. Hispanic Network and successfully crossed over to the general market. The Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG nominated actress can currently be seen as ‘Gloria Pritchett-Delgado’ in America’s #1 comedy, “Modern Family.” “Modern Family” airs Wednesdays at 9 PM on ABC. As an ensemble comedy, “Modern Family” has won Primetime Emmy Awards for “Outstanding Comedy Series” from 2010 to 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series” from 2011 to 2014 and a Golden Globe for “Best Television Series for a Comedy or Musical” in 2012. Vergara is set to produce and star in the upcoming buddy comedy HOT PURSUIT opposite Reese Witherspoon for MGM Studios. The film will begin production in May, 2014. Vergara recently took on the role of executive producer for the ABC drama “Killer Women.” On the big screen, Vergara can soon be seen opposite Jason Statham and Stanley Tucci in the Burt Reynolds 1986 remake HEAT. The film follows a recovering gambling addict who finds work providing protection to his friends. HEAT is slated for release later this year. Vergara was in John Turturro’s FADING GIGOLO which she starred opposite Woody Allen and Sharon Stone. The film posts the year’s second best specialty box-office opening. Additionally, Vergara was in Open Road Flims’ CHEF with Jon Favreau and Robert Downey Jr. Vergara got her break in Disney’s comedy BIG TROUBLE and since then has starred in films such as MACHETE KILLS, SMURFS, THE THREE STOOGES, NEW YEARS EVE, THE 24TH DAY, FOUR BROTHERS, LORDS OF DOGTOWN and Tyler Perry’s box office sensations MEET THE BROWNS and MADEA GOES TO JAIL. She recently lent her voice to the Weinstein animated film ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH and HAPPY FEET 2. Her past appearances on prime-time TV include “Dirty Sexy Money,” “Entourage,” “Hot Properties,” and “The Knights of Prosperity,” among many others. On stage in 2009, Vergara earned raves reviews when she debuted on Broadway’s “Chicago” as ‘Mama Morton.’ In the Hispanic market some of her past TV credits include “Fuera de Serie” and “A Que No Te Atreves” as well as her special guest appearance on 2008’s highest rated Spanish language soap opera “Fuego en la Sangre” on Univision (#1 U.S. Hispanic network). Additionally she executive produced the Spanish version of “Desperate Housewives.” The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard have also named her one of the most talented and powerful women in Hispanic entertainment. In addition to her acting career, Vergara is also considered one of the most successful celebrity brands and entrepreneurs. Being able to successfully crossover from her original audience of Hispanic consumers and spread her influence across all demographics is something Vergara does on a daily basis with her lines which range from clothing, furniture, hair care and fragrance. Her line, ‘Sofia by Sofia Vergara’ for Kmart includes women’s clothing, accessories, shape wear, swimwear, jewelry, luggage and home goods. Vergara is currently the face of CoverGirl and 2014 will mark her fourth year working with the brand. She recently launched the Sofia Vergara Collection for furniture retailer Rooms To Go. The collection will initially be comprised of living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms and accessories. Vergara was recently named the new brand ambassador for the hair care line Head & Shoulders. The ads, which feature her real-life family, can be seen now. She also recently inked a deal with fragrance house Parlux Ltd and packaging specialist Maesa, to launch her fragrance franchise which will launch on April 24th. The premiere fragrance is ‘Sofia’ by Sofia Vergara and it will be sold exclusively on HSN through July, and it will brand out to US department stores in time for the holiday shopping season. In 2001, Vergara created “Peace and Hope for the Children of Colombia,” a charity foundation that has helped thousands of children in her country and has donated a pediatric cancer pavilion in her native Barranquilla. She currently dedicates her time giving back to this charity in her home of Colombia. In 1994, Vergara founded Latin World Entertainment with business partner Luis Balaguer. Latin World Entertainment has grown from a management agency for top Hispanic talent to a multi-service company offering a 360° approach that is now the premier Hispanic talent management and entertainment marketing firm in the United States. They represent the biggest stars, opinion makers and trendsetters in the Spanish-speaking entertainment world and leverage that star power to take brands and products directly into the burgeoning Hispanic market. Sofia currently splits her time between LA and NY with her son Manolo.