Who is Sandra Vergara?
Sandra Vergara is a Colombian actress, television host, and model. She is probably most famous for being the adopted sister of the popular actress Sofia Vergara and singer Veronica Vergara, as well as being a popular actress and television show host. Since 2020 Sandra has also served as the correspondent for the People’s magazine on the series People (The TV Show), she’s also been the beauty expert, and co-host on Yahoo!’s digital series Hook’d (2019-2021).
Life before fame
Sandra knew she would like to become an actress from an early age, and she got a chance to show her acting skills in 2004 when she was cast in a role in the movie Days of Santiago. This initial role gave Sandra the recognition that she needed to be approached by other casting directors for other shows. Her first TV show appearance happened when she was 18 years old in 2006.
Sandra was adopted by her aunt when she was only a month old due to her biological mother suffering from serious health problems. Her mother, Margarita Vergara de Vergara, was a home designer, and her father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, had a cattle ranch that he used for meat production. Sandra is also the cousin and adopted sister of the popular actress Sofía Vergara (Colombian-American actress, television producer, presenter, and model, she was the highest-paid American television actress for seven consecutive years (2013-2020).
When Sandra arrived in Los Angeles, she lived together with her sister Sofia for four years while working as a wardrobe stylist and make-up artist. She has worked with several celebrity clients throughout the years, such as Jordana BRewster, Asia Argento, Bijou Phillips, Rumer Willis, and Casey Johnson.
Her professional career
Sandra became a model at the age of 24, and her first appearance in a magazine was for Maxim, Esquire, and Regard. In December of 2009, she portrayed Beauty in the popular CBS police procedural drama series CSI: Miami (episode “Head Case,” premiering in 2010). Sandra also appeared in over 40 episodes of the popular soap opera Chico de mi Barrio, portraying Sofia. She has also appeared in the horror film Fright Night (directed by Craig Gillespie and produced by Michael De Luca, 2011), where she starred as Ginger. Then in March of 2011, Sandra was cast to appear in the pilot episode of NBC’s Mann’s World.
Later on, in 2013, she landed a role in the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful as Theresa Corazon for six consecutive episodes.
Regarding her more recent achievements, in August 2020, Variety announced that Sandra Vergara would be serving as the Los Angeles correspondent for People magazine’s new TV show People (The TV Show). The series premiered on September 14, 2020, and has seen positive reviews so far, streaming on Meredith’s local television streaming service and People’s website. She is also still starring as the co-host for the TV show Hook’d.
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