America Ferrera is a great actress in Hollywood, who is at home in the hearts of many Hollywood fans around the world. It is truly amazing how far and how well this beautiful American actress of Honduran descent has come into the world of entertainment.
America, best known for her starring role in the ABC comedy-drama TV series Ugly Betty, began acting at the age of eight, but her leading roles in films like Gotta Kick It Up and Real Women Have Curves helped her get into the spotlight and today she is enjoying the fruits of her hard work.
America Ferrera Biography, Age
Born in California, he is the youngest of six children of Honduran migrant Carlos Gregorio Ferrera and his wife América Griselda Ayes. She was born in America Georgine Ferrera on the 18th day of April 1984 and grew up with her siblings in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County.
Ferrera had her primary school at George Ellery Hale Middle School. She also had her high school education at El Camino Real High School before moving to the University of Southern California where she studied Theater and International Relations. At one point, Ferrera dropped out of college to continue her acting career, but she returned and was able to finish her studies in 2013.
Ferrera became increasingly passionate about acting during her high school years and as a result, she joined the school’s plays, such as Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Oliver! Ferrera’s acting career, however, began in 2002 when she took on small roles in TV series like Gotta Kick It Up! Her first feature film was the comedy-drama Real Women Have Curves, which was produced the same year. Between 2002 and 2005 she starred in other movies like Plainsong, How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer and Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Dickhead.
The comedy-drama Ugly Betty was an important springboard for Ferrera’s rise to fame. The film not only made her famous but also earned her several awards, such as the ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in TV Series and Mini-Series and the NAACP Image Award for Best Actress – Television. It also opened her up to other notable roles in films such as The Sisterhood of the Travelers Pants 2, released in 2008; The Dry Land, Our Family Wedding, How to Train the Dragon, The Good Lady, and many others. She also starred and co-produced the NBC sitcom Superstore, which premiered on November 30, 2015.
America Ferrera’s parents América Griselda Ayes and Carlos Gregorio Ferrera are from Tegucigalpa in Honduras but emigrated to the United States of America in the mid-1970s. The couple divorced when Ferrera was just seven years old and her mother Ayes was faced with the responsibility of looking after her six children alone, while Gregorio Ferrera returned to Honduras, where he died in 2010.
Ayes continues to encourage her children to invest in their education. When Ferrera attended the school play at her school, she received little support from her mother. Instead, she insisted that her daughter pursue other professional interests because she feels that her daughter is treated badly in the industry.
Who is America Ferrera Husband?
Ferrera’s husband is Ryan Piers William. She met the American actor and film director when she was cast in a student film at USC. Afterward, they got engaged and on 27 June 2011, they got married. The couple had their first child on May 29, 2018, a boy named Sebastian Piers Williams.
What is America Ferrera Net Worth?
According to reliable sources, America Ferrera has a net worth of $16 million. The beautiful actress earned much of her wealth from her acting career, which began in her early years. Her role as Betty Suarez in the TV series, Ugly Betty gave her a big boost and earned her more awards than the other roles she played.
In addition to her acting career, America Ferrera is also involved in some political activities as well as charitable organizations. In her quest to improve the lives of less privileged children in the United States of America, Ferrera joined Save the Children in 2010. She also reportedly traveled to the village of Diassadeni in Mali to raise funds to build schools for its citizens. She supported Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign and was present at the 2012 Democratic National Convention and the 2016 Democratic National Convention, both held in Philadelphia. Ferrera spoke at the Women’s March on Washington on 21 January 2017 and at the protest 2018 “Families belong together”.
Height And Weight
America Ferrera is 5 feet 1 inch or 1.55m tall with a bodyweight of 59 kg. Her curvaceous, buxom figure measures 36-26-37, with bosom, waist, and hips each with dark brown eyes and dark hair