EXCLUSIVE: Emmy-nominated Sofía Vergara has signed with CAA. Vergara is best known for her role in the comedy series which won five Emmy Awards modern familyaired on ABC for 11 seasons.
Vergara stars in Netflix’s upcoming limited drama series Griselda, chronicling the real life of savvy and ambitious Colombian businesswoman Griselda Blanco, who created one of the most profitable cartels in history. Vergara developed the series over eight years and produced with Luis Balaguer through Latin World Entertainment (LWE), an entertainment and media company they founded in the 1990s.
She recently completed her second season as a judge on NBC’s hit summer series America’s Got Talent. In addition to her film and television endeavors, Vergara is a successful entrepreneur and global businesswoman, having worked with brands including Pepsi, Procter & Gamble, and Walmart, among others. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Vergara created the Global Covid-19 Relief Fund with Kiva, the world’s first personal micro-loan platform. The initiative has raised over $150 million, providing direct and effective funding to marginalized populations around the world, including minorities, women, and people living in remote areas without access to traditional financial assistance .
She continues to be represented by Latin World Entertainment and attorney Matthew Johnson at Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole. Vergara, who was previously represented by UTA, is among CAA’s latest signings, which include Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG-winning actress Michelle Williams; seven-time Emmy-nominated actor Will Arnett; Three-time Oscar nominee Octavia Spencer, Golden Globe Award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson, The more they fall director Jeymes Samuel, star Constance Wu, squid game star HoYeon and Grammy winner Shawn Mendes.