She may play the hilarious character, Gloria Pritchett, on the hit comedy Modern Family, but Sofia Vergara didn’t have a very humor-filled life before becoming a Hollywood actor. Instead, she’s an incredibly hard worker who has had to overcome some serious challenges in her life. Of course, that’s a bit of a surprise if all you know about Vergara is that she’s beautiful, wealthy, and has quite an attractive husband, but there’s more to her than meets the eye.