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Sofía Vergara
Age 51
Sex Female
Occupation Actress and Television Personality
Seasons 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

Sofía Vergara (born July 10, 1972) has served as a judge on America's Got Talent since Season 15.


Colombian model and actress Sofia Vergara is best known for her role as Gloria on the award-winning comedy series Modern Family. She has also been featured in films such as The Paperboy, The Three Stooges, The Smurfs and New Year's Eve.

In 2012, she was named as one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful" and was named by Forbes magazine as one of the most influential Latin women in Hollywood.

Judge Personality[]

Sofia is a very fair judge always giving acts a chance, she is always honest when giving her opinion and only presses her buzzer when she considers an act horrific. Sofia has currently pressed her buzzer four times in the live shows.

Other Appearances[]


  • First act to vote "Yes" to: Pork Chop Revue
  • First act to vote "No" to: Eileen Chase
  • First act to buzz: Eileen Chase
  • Golden Buzzer Acts: Roberta Battaglia (15), Jimmie Herrod (16), Mayyas (17), Gabriel Henrique (18), Legión and Schumacher (19)
  • Sofia is the first person of Latin heritage to be a member of the regular judging panel.
  • She worked with past guest judge Neil Patrick Harris on The Smurfs in 2011, she played his boss Odile Anjelou. Season 11 guest judge George Lopez also worked on the film as the voice of Grouchy Smurf.
  • Mayyas was her first Golden Buzzer win since she joined the judging panel. As a token of appreciation, the members of the group gifted her a necklace with a pendant of a cedar tree, which is the national symbol of Lebanon.
  • Three out of her four Golden Buzzer acts reached the final, with the only exception being Gabriel Henrique so far, whose elimination broke the streak.

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