Celebrating her 51st birthday in Italy, Sofia Vergara, the stunning Modern Family alumna, embraces honesty about the aging process and its implications. On her luxurious Italian vacation, Sofia shared an Instagram post featuring her natural beauty against the backdrop of the ocean, captioning it with a playful nod to her knees and expressing gratitude for her health, dreams, energy, and joy for life at 51.
Amidst the amusing post, Sofia’s celebrity friends joined in to wish her a happy birthday and comment on her delightful sense of humor. Model Heidi Klum expressed her appreciation, stating how fortunate she feels to have Sofia in her life, while comedian Howie Mandel humorously remarked on Heidi’s comment. Sarah Hyland, Sofia’s co-star from Modern Family, simply responded with laughter.
Among the well-wishers was Sofia’s son, Manolo, whom she shares with her ex-husband Joe Gonzalez. Manolo shared a heartwarming video reel featuring pictures of Sofia throughout her life, accompanied by a loving message celebrating her “forty ten” years and expressing his immense love for her.
Jeremy Maguire, who portrayed Gloria’s adorable son Joe Pritchett on Modern Family, also took the opportunity to celebrate his TV mom’s birthday. He posted a sweet photo of the two of them, declaring his everlasting love for Sofia.
On July 9, Sofia marked the beginning of her Italian vacation by announcing that she had reached 30 million followers on Instagram. She expressed her gratitude to her fans for their continuous support and shared a breathtaking photo of herself posing in a lime green bathing suit against the backdrop of the blue sky and ocean.
Sofia delighted her fans by sharing glimpses of her birthday celebrations in Italy. The posts showcased moments such as enjoying gelato in a car, brunching with friends, blowing out firecracker candles on a cake, and being serenaded during her birthday dinner. Notably absent from the celebrations was her husband, Joe Manganiello, leading some fans to express concern about their marriage.
However, amidst the birthday frenzy, Sofia took a moment to extend love to her blonde chihuahua, Bubbles, wishing her a happy 10th birthday. In an Instagram post featuring Bubbles wearing a leopard dress and diving into a pink cake adorned with a pink flamingo, Sofia expressed her enduring love for her feisty companion, despite the occasional bites.
Heidi Klum joined the celebration, sending her birthday wishes to Bubbles as well, while a fan playfully remarked that Bubbles bites Sofia because she’s sweet.