Sofía Vergara

Vergara in 2011, s_bukley / Shutterstock.com

Birth Name: Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara

Place of Birth: Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

Date of Birth: July 10, 1972

Ethnicity: Colombian – including Spanish [Andalusian, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese, Valencian], Basque, Galician, possibly Catalan, remote Indigenous [Muisca], as well as at least 1/16th Venezuelan, small amounts of French, Italian [including Venetian], Quechua [Indigenous Peruvian and Indigenous Ecuadorian], and Portuguese [including Azorean]

Sofía Vergara is a Colombian-born actress, comedian, model, show host, producer, and businessperson. She is famous for her role on the series Modern Family, and is known for her curves and lips. Sofía is the daughter of Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo and Margarita Sofía Vergara Dávila. She is now also an American citizen. Sofía is married to actor Joe Manganiello. She has a son, internet personality Manolo González, with her former husband, José Luis “Joe” González Rosales.

Sofía’s biological cousin, and adoptive sister, is actress and model Sandra Vergara. Sofía is also a second cousin, once removed, of television host Ariadna Gutiérrez.

Sofía’s paternal grandfather was Julio E[nrique] Vergara Ordosgoitia (the son of Rafael “Coco de Oro” Vergara Vergara and Isabel Ordosgoitia de Vivero). Rafael was the son of José Blas Vergara de la Ossa and Cenobia Vergara.

Sofía’s paternal grandmother was named Esther Robayo [Gómez] (the daughter of a father surnamed Robayo, and of Pepita Gómez Támara). Pepita was the daughter of Andrés Gómez Patrón and Adolfina Támara López.

Sofía’s maternal grandfather was Hernando Vergara Galvis (the son of Alfredo Máximo Vergara Forno and Ana María Victoria Galvis Matamoros). Alfredo was the son of Jorge Vergara Párraga and Mercedes Forno León. Mercedes was of Italian or part Italian descent. Ana María was the daughter of José Benedicto Galvis and Victoria Matamoros.

Sofía’s maternal grandmother was Rosa Lila Dávila Barreneche (the daughter of Pedro Manuel Agustín Dávila Balti and Rosa Lila Barreneche Olaciregui). Pedro was the son of Juan Manuel Dávila Pumarejo, and of Venezuelan emigrant, Auristela Balti, of Maracaibo. The surname Balti is of Italian origin. Sofía’s great-grandmother Rosa was the daughter of Camilo Ernesto Mario Barreneche Díaz Granados and María del Rosario Olaciregui y Capella.

Sources: http://www.semana.com
http://www.telemundo47.com

Marriage record of Sofía Vergara to José Luis González Rosales – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Sofía’s maternal grandfather, Hernando Vergara Galvis – http://www.genealogiasdecolombia.co

Genealogy of Sofía’s maternal grandmother, Rosa Lila Dávila Barreneche – http://www.genealogiasdecolombia.co

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263 Responses

  1. zachbickle says:

    %100 mediterranean. Even if it has native ancestry, it is in trace amounts. She is definitly not represent latina women.

    • Anto says:

      bullshit, i’m iberian and never in my life have I seen anyone who looks like her who’s native here, she looks predominantly European but you can see the mix

  2. Manila says:

    Sofía’s paternal grandfather was Julio E[nrique] Vergara Ordosgoitia (the son of Rafael “Coco de Oro” Vergara Vergara and Isabel Ordosgoitia de Vivero). Rafael was the son of José Blas Vergara de la Ossa and Cenobia Vergara.

    Sofía’s paternal grandmother was Esther Robayo [Gómez] (the daughter of a father surnamed Robayo and Pepita Gómez Támara). Pepita was the daughter of Andrés Gómez Patrón and Adolfina Támara López.

    NOTE: I put Esther’s maternal family with brackets because the source regarding Sofía as the great-granddaughter of Pepita Gómez Tamara is secondary, though I deduce that Pepita was Esther’s mother based on the fact that Sofía’s grandfather Julio’s mother was Isabel Ordosgoitia.

  3. chris91 says:

    She’s like those Brazilian models that are essentially just european, like Gisele Bündchen or Alessandra Ambrosio

  4. phaedra says:

    She looks 100% European to me.

    • alberto.r7 says:

      No way. She looks mestizo. I am spanish and I´ve never seen an spanish girl with similar features.

      • Valhalla says:

        she looks 100% european

      • Valhalla says:

        she even sais so herself that her ancestry is european.

      • italiano90 says:

        Not denying her indigenous ancestry (if she even has any) but she doesn’t really look like the typical mestizo. Mestizos have spaniard blood but still have some indigenous phenotype which Sofia lacks. Her nose is not that ethnic looking.

      • Anto says:

        I’m Spanish too and can def agree (sorry too late of a reply but anyways), she does look European generally but there’s something about her facial traits that’s just off, also her skin is swarthier than the average southern European or Iberians, perhaps she would pass in Andalusia as some people have tiny Berber admixture? To me she doesn’t look 100%European off the bat.

        • liaasunshinecrazy says:

          everyone in America Latina are white and can be have indigenous acenstry
          i am mostly european and in my family my grandmother was indigenous acenstry, and i half african, but for my great great father i think, but i dont know this is a example

          • Anto says:

            “everyone in America Latina are white” sorry what

          • liaasunshinecrazy says:

            Mostly black people in here, white, indigenous can be european in your DNA, so, she can be european but can be indigenous or european. America Latina it’s multiracial, and black can be indigenous or white and etccc
            my opinion, i’m sorry for my english

          • liaasunshinecrazy says:

            sorry, indigenous can be 90 indigenous, but it’s a example

        • liaasunshinecrazy says:

          My grandfather has brown skin but i dont know if him are indigenous or black, my grandmother has half white and half indigenous, and i born white, and my great great great father are black, but i dont knoww

          • danishcookie7 says:

            I think you mean most people in Latin America are multiracial rather than fully european, indigenous or african.

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