Sofía Vergara and Joe Manganiello Announce Divorce After Seven Years of a Blissful Marriage. The announcement was made on July 17th.
The beautiful couple issued a joint statement to Page Six, “We have made the difficult decision to divorce.”
“As two people that love and care for one another very much, we politely ask for respect of our privacy at this time as we navigate this new phase of our lives.”
Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara is a talented actress and television personality, born in Colombia and currently holding both Colombian and American citizenship and Joseph Michael Manganiello is a prominent American actor whose journey in the film industry commenced with the role of Flash Thompson in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man. However, he achieved widespread recognition and acclaim for his breakout performance as werewolf Alcide Herveaux in the HBO series True Blood, spanning five successful seasons.
Vergara, 51, and Manganiello, 46, crossed paths for the first time at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in 2014. After starting to date that year, the two actors got engaged merely six months into their relationship, and before the coming relationship, Sofía Vergara had called off her engagement to businessman Nick Loeb.
Not long after, with the help of her Modern Family co-star, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, the True Blood actor obtained Vergara’s phone number and promptly journeyed to New Orleans to take her out on a date
The “Modern Family” star tied the knot with Manganiello in a lavish wedding in Palm Beach in 2015.
A few days ago, Manganiello extended birthday wishes to Vergara on her 51st birthday with a heartfelt shout-out on Instagram.
Sofía Vergara and Joe Manganiello End Their 7-Year Marriage
The news of the split surfaced just one week after Vergara celebrated her 51st birthday. For the occasion, the actress celebrated her birthday with friends in Italy, but Manganiello was noticeably absent from any photos she shared on Instagram.
The couple’s divorce news was unexpected for many, given that they were last spotted together at the Vanity Fair Oscars party on March 12, 2023. Additionally, their celebration of the seventh anniversary of their first date on June 14, 2021, added to the surprise.