If you are familiar with Spanish broadcasting and entertainment industry, probably you know Sofia Vergara. Sofia’s real name is Sofia Margarita Vergara Vergara. She actually has same middle and last name because of Spanish naming custom. Vergara is her paternal family name and Vergara is also her second name because it was her maternal family name. Today, Sofia Vergara is celebrating because of her recent engagement party with her boyfriend Joe Manganiello.
Sofia’s Life as Single and Career Woman
On July 10, 1972, she was born to a loving and Roman Catholic household in Colombia. Sofia’s parents are Margarita and Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo. Her father is a cattle and meat producer while her mother is a dedicated home maker. Her parents and siblings call her as ‘’Toti’’. She studied Dentistry in a university located in Colombia but she quit school to pursue a modeling career.
She is a popular Columbian-American producer, television host, businesswoman, model and actress. She gained the limelight because of her performance as a co-host of two Spanish language television shows in Univision. Aside from her notable hosting, she also gained limelight because of her acting performances in Chasing Papi, Four Brothers, Meet the Browns, Madea Goes to Jail, The Smurfs, New Year’s Eve, Happy Feet Two, The Three Stooges, Escape from Planet Earth, Machete Kills, Hot Pursuit and more.
Sofia’s single life ended when she married Joe Gonzalez at age 18. She gave birth to their son Manolo at 20 and divorced in 1993. In 2012, she started dating Nick Loeb but their relationship ended because of a dispute. In 2014, she met and dated Joe Manganielle.
Celebrating Engagement with Family and Close Friends
Soon to be Mr. and Mrs. Manganielle are happy to share their love and happiness with people who really matter on their lives. Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganielle celebrated an engagement party on May 8, 2015 with family and close friends. They had an intimate and romantic engagement party at the Soho House located in West Hollywood. The event was hosted by the couple’s friend Barry Peele.
Engagement party of the two serves as their way to officially announce that they’ve finally decided to start a family of their own. Sofia’s son Manolo was also seen in the party celebrating with the couple. Family and friends of Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganielle are happy to know that the two will finally get married soon. Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganielle are now living together. However, according to an interview, Sofia Vergara said that having kids upon marriage is not part of their priority.
Despite of Sofia’s age, they are not in a hurry to have kids because they still want to enjoy each other company. However, Sofia clears that if it happens, they would be happy to welcome an additional member of their family.
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganielle are planning to have romantic yet intimate wedding ceremony and reception. Sofia said that her son will have a role on their upcoming nuptial. Sofia said that in a typical Latin America wedding, they do not have bride maids who will stand next to her at the altar. Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganielle are excited to their upcoming wedding.