Television actress Sofía Vergara earned $43 million for her role on ABC’s “Modern Family” and on “America’s Got Talent” in 2020, landing her the top spot on Forbes’ list of highest-paid actresses for 2020. But how does she make her money and where does she spend it?
Net worth: $180 million
Vergara’s Television Earnings
“Modern Family” aired on ABC from 2009 to 2020, and Vergara played the leading role of Gloria Delgado-Pritchett. The Colombian-born actress earned $30,000 per episode in the first three seasons, and then $90,000 per episode in seasons four and five, Celebrity Net Worth reports. In seasons six through nine, she earned $190,000 per episode, but in 2018, the studio bumped her earnings up to $500,000 per episode, or approximately $10 million per season. She also earned $10 million in 2020 for her role on “America’s Got Talent.” Celebrity Net Worth estimates that all of the actress’ endeavors total approximately $50 million in annual revenue.
Other Businesses and Income
In spite of her wealth, Vergara’s businesses focus on mid-priced lines of clothing, underwear, jewelry and fragrances for women. Forbes reports that the actress has licensing and endorsement deals with Rooms To Go, CoverGirl and Walmart. Her Sofia by Sofia Vergara line of jeans is available at both Kmart and Walmart retailers. The actress also has fragrance and jewelry lines available through many mass-market retailers and e-commerce sites, including Amazon.
SCMP reveals that Vergara also owns an underwear subscription service, EBY. Ten percent of net sales go toward helping female entrepreneurs in underserved demographics. She also owns several other companies, including Latin World Entertainment, a talent management firm; and Raze, a digital media company focused on serving the Latinx community, Luxury Launches reports.
While Vergara may be down-to-earth when it comes to her clothing, makeup and jewelry selections, she did splurge on a $4 million wedding to actor Joe Manganiello in 2015, sources report. She also spent $5,000 on a birthday party for her son’s chihuahua.
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Real Estate and Rides
Vergara owns two homes in Southern California: a Beverly Hills mansion purchased for $10.6 million in 2014, and a $26 million Beverly Park home that was formerly owned by Barry Bonds and, later, a Russian billionaire, Celebrity Net Worth reports.
According to an article on HotCars, Vergara drives a Range Rover, Porsche 911, a Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan with a starting price of $91,250, and a Bentley Bentayga, a luxury SUV.
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Net worth information is sourced from Celebrity Net Worth and accurate as of Feb. 25, 2021.