Sophia Vergara is officially American’s sweetheart, the Colombian TV actress topped the Forbes list as the highest paid TV star for the fifth year running with a whopping $46 million this year. Sophia beat out the likes of Ellen Pompeo of Grey’s Anatomy who made a meager $14.5M, and Kerry Washington who came in at $13.5M.
The forty-something year old star, who has also starred in a few comedy movies is best known for her role as Gloria in hit TV series Modern Family. The American sitcom which is already in its eighth season also has its fair share of success. The show won the Emmy Award for outstanding comedy series in each of its first five years in addition to many others. It has so far won a total of 22 Emmy awards from 75 nominations !