Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Vergara had been widely known for co-hosting two television shows for Univisión in the late 1990s. Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. Then, many opportunities arose for her to work in modeling and in show business, and Vergara decided to pursue them, leaving dental school two semesters shy of graduation. Soon she was presented with offers in modeling and television work, and she considered accepting them despite being raised both conservatively and religiously. According to an article in the January 2002 issue of Maxim, Vergara was “apprehensive about doing her first television commercial–until her Catholic schoolteachers gave her their personal permission to take the assignment.” Vergara made her first appearance as a performer at the age of seventeen in a Pepsi commercial that was widely broadcast in Latin America. She co-hosted the Univisión show A que no te atreves (“I Dare You”). Besides runway and catalog modeling work, Vergara did independent projects. in 2011, Vergara was supposed to star in The Paperboy, an independent drama directed by Lee Daniels.
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Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Vergara had been widely known for co-hosting two television shows for Univisión in the late 1990s. Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her mother, Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara, is a homemaker, and her father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, produced cattle for the meat industry. Her sister, Sandra, is also a television actress in the United States. Vergara was discovered by a photographer while walking on a Colombian beach. According to an article in the January 2002 issue of Maxim, Vergara was “apprehensive about doing her first television commercial–until her Catholic schoolteachers gave her their personal permission to take the assignment.” Vergara made her first appearance as a performer at the age of seventeen in a Pepsi commercial that was widely broadcast in Latin America.

Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Vergara’s success within television, has earned her roles in recent films, The Smurfs (2011), New Year’s Eve (2011), Happy Feet Two (2011) and The Three Stooges (2012). Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. She brought her son, mother and sister with her. Vergara moved to Bogotá, Colombia, at the age of 20, where she worked as a runway model and on television. It also gave Vergara television exposure in the United States via the Univisión stations there.

Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. According to an article in the January 2002 issue of Maxim, Vergara was “apprehensive about doing her first television commercial–until her Catholic schoolteachers gave her their personal permission to take the assignment.” Vergara made her first appearance as a performer at the age of 17 in a Pepsi commercial that was widely broadcast in Latin America. It was telecast on the international Univisión Spanish-language television network, and it made her a star in the Latin American market. She co-hosted the Univisión show A que no te atreves (“I Dare You”). She was photographed for posters and swimsuit calendars in 1998, 2000, and 2002. Vergara said, “I play a mean woman that tries to manipulate the Three Stooges into killing her husband so that she gets all the money.” in 2011 Vergara was named the new face of CoverGirl. Diet Pepsi’s marketing director has said that Pepsi has formalized its relationship with Vergara, but it is not known when or where follow-up commercials will air. Soon she decided to move to Miami, Florida, to take advantage of opportunities and to move away from unrest in Colombia (her older brother had been murdered in 1998 during an attempt to kidnap him).

Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. She grew up in her hometown of Barranquilla and was raised as a devout Catholic in a well-off family, attending a private bilingual Spanish/English school. Soon she was presented with attractive offers in modeling and television work, and she considered accepting them despite being raised both conservatively and religiously.
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Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Her TV career opened up for her a window of exposure to North American audiences prior to her first notable acting job in English, the 2003 film Chasing Papi. Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. Vergara was under an exclusive television contract with Univision for several years, and after it expired she accepted a role with the ABC network in the United States. Vergara appeared on the ABC situation comedies Hot Properties and The Knights of Prosperity. She also appeared on the ABC drama Dirty Sexy Money as Jeremy Darling’s love interest. She was named one of People magazine’s “50 most beautiful people” and has been recognized by both the Hollywood Reporter and Billboard as one of the most influential Latinas in Hollywood.
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Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her mother, Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara, is a homemaker, and her father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, produced cattle for the meat industry. She was photographed for posters and swimsuit calendars in 1998, 2000, and 2002. Vergara was under an exclusive television contract with Univision for several years, and after it expired she accepted a role with the ABC network in the United States. She currently stars on the ABC sitcom Modern Family as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, for which she was nominated for the 2010 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series along with a Golden Globe Award, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations.

Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Her TV career opened up for her a window of exposure to North American audiences prior to her first notable acting job in English, the 2003 film Chasing Papi. Vergara currently stars on the critically acclaimed ABC series Modern Family as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. Soon she was presented with attractive offers in modeling and television work, and she considered accepting them despite being raised both conservatively and religiously. It also gave Vergara television exposure in the United States via the Univisión stations there. Vergara is 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) tall, and she has naturally blonde hair (for movies and television, she is sometimes asked to color it brunette to make her look more stereotypically Latina). Vergara appeared on the ABC situation comedies Hot Properties and The Knights of Prosperity. She was named one of People magazine’s “50 most beautiful people” and has been recognized by both the Hollywood Reporter and Billboard as one of the most influential Latinas in Hollywood.

Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Her TV career opened up for her a window of exposure to North American audiences prior to her first notable acting job in English, the 2003 film Chasing Papi. Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. She grew up in her hometown of Barranquilla and was raised as a devout Catholic in a well-off family, attending a private bilingual Spanish/English school. From 1995 to 1998, she was co-host with Fernando Fiore on Fuera de serie (“Out of the Ordinary” or “Over-the-Top”), a travel series that sent her to exotic places around the world. It also gave Vergara television exposure in the United States via the Univisión stations there.

Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. Vergara moved to Bogotá, Colombia, at the age of 20, where she worked as a runway model and on television. Besides runway and catalog modeling work, Vergara did independent projects. Vergara was under an exclusive television contract with Univision for several years, and after it expired she accepted a role with the ABC network in the United States.

Vergara Was Born In Barranquilla Colombia

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Vergara was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. According to an article in the January 2002 issue of Maxim, Vergara was “apprehensive about doing her first television commercial–until her Catholic schoolteachers gave her their personal permission to take the assignment.” Vergara made her first appearance as a performer at the age of 17 in a Pepsi commercial that was widely broadcast in Latin America. It was telecast on the international Univisión Spanish-language television network, and it made her a star in the Latin American market.



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