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Sofía Vergara: It's just good genes

Published 11/05/2014

Sofía Vergara
Sofía Vergara

Sofía Vergara says it's good genes and her Latin heritage that have made her so body confident.

The voluptuous beauty has fast become one of the hottest names in Hollywood, thanks to her role on hit TV show Modern Family.

As well as drawing praise for her comedic acting, Sofía's flawless beauty has also seen her top polls of the world's most beautiful women.

"I'm Latin and I just grew up with fewer issues. I think from the beginning it's easier for us - we learn to be very comfortable with our bodies. I've always been like that," Sofía mused to the British edition of Women's Health magazine.

It's not only her Colombian background that 41-year-old Sofía is so grateful for, but her good genes too.

Sofía's enviable curves have changed the stereotypical showbiz body shape, and mean that women can once again celebrate their best assets.

"I can't really take the credit. I've got to thank good genetics because I've always had a good figure and fast metabolism. I've never had to really suffer for it like some of my friends do," she laughed. "Now that I'm older, it's about trying to keep it up."

Sofía's first taste of fame came when she was spotted on beach in Colombia and cast in a Pepsi commercial. She moved to America in 1998, where her ample bust wasn't as well received.

"Suddenly I was too well developed. I tried to slim down a little because I couldn't fit in sample dresses," she admitted, though she rejected the suggestions of casting director who said she should go under the knife.

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