America Ferrera Biography
A native of Los Angeles California, America Ferrera was born as America Georgine Ferrera is an American-born actress, voice actress, producer, and director.
America developed an interest in acting at a young age, performing in several stage productions at her school. Georgine made her feature film debut in 2002 with the comedy-drama Real Women Have Curves, winning praise for her performance.
She is the recipient of numerous accolades including an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award among others. Georgine Ferrera gathered modest success early in her career with roles in films like the Disney original Gotta Kick It Up! in 2002 as well as the drama The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants in 2005.
The latter earned her the Imagen Award Best Actress and her first nomination at the ALMA Awards. America ventured into television roles and landed the leading part on the ABC comedy-drama Ugly Betty which aired from 2006 to 2010.
America Ferrera Age and Birthday
The beautiful and amazingly talented actress, America Georgine Ferrera, was born on April 18th, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Georgine is 36 years old as of 2020. She celebrates her birthday on April 18th every year.
America Ferrera Height and Weight
Ferrera is a stunningly beautiful actress and model. She maintains a low profile about her personal life. There is no known information about her height, weight nor her other body measurements. This information will soon be updated.
America Ferrera Family, Parents, and Siblings
Georgine Ferrera is the youngest of six children. She is the loving daughter of America Griselda Ayes, her mother, and Carlos Gregorio Ferrera, her father. Her parents were originally from Tegucigalpa, Honduras. They emigrated to the United States in the mid-1970s. Her mother, Griselda Ayes, worked as the director of the housekeeping staff for one of the Hilton Hotels, and also stresses the importance of higher education. The parents of America got divorced when she was 7 years old and her father returned to Honduras. She was estranged from her father when he died there in 2010.
America Ferrera Husband, Dating and Children
The beautiful model and actress, Ferrera, is married to the director, actor, and writer, Ryan Piers Williams. The beautiful couple tied the knot on June 27th, 2011. Ferrera first met Piers as cast in a student film at USC. They got engaged in June 2010 before tying the knot the following year. The couple announced that they were expecting their first child on December 31st, 2017. On May 29th, 2018, America gave birth to a boy whom they named Sebastian Piers Williams. She announced the good news to her Instagram followers.
America Ferrera Education
The talented actress, America Georgine, attended Calabash Street Elementary School. She later attended George Ellery HAle Middle School and concluded at El Camino Real High School. While she was at El Camino Real High School, Ferrera took acting lessons at the age of 15 and was able to pay for them by waiting tables and also babysitting. After completing high school, she attended the University of Southern California(USC) on a presidential scholarship where she double majored in theater and international relations. Georgine, unfortunately, dropped out so as to focus on her acting career and later completed her bachelor’s degree. She did her degree in May 2013.
America Ferrera Movies and TV Shows
The following are movies that Ferrera has been featured in:
- 2002 Real Women Have Curves
- 2004 Darkness Minus Twelve
- 2005 How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer
- 2005 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
- 2005 Lords of Dogtown
- 2005 3:52
- 2006 Steel City
- 2007 Muertas
- 2007 Towards Darkness (Hacia la oscuridad)
- 2007 Under the Same Moon
- 2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
- 2008 Tinker Bell
- 2010 The Dry Land
- 2010 Our Family Wedding
- 2010 How to Train Your Dragon
- 2010 Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon
- 2011 Book of Dragons
- 2011 Gift of the Night Fury
- 2012 It’s a Disaster
- 2012 End of Watch
- 2012 Half the Sky
- 2014 César Chávez
- 2014 X/Y
- 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2
- 2014 Dawn of the Dragon Racers
- 2016 Special Correspondents
- 2019 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
The following are television shows that Ferrera has been featured in:
- 2002–2008 Independent Lens
- 2010–2011 Independent Lens
- 2002 Touched by an Angel
- 2002 Gotta Kick It Up!
- 2004 Plainsong
- 2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
- 2006–2010 Ugly Betty
- 2011–2013 The Good Wife
- 2011 Handy Manny
- 2012–2018 DreamWorks Dragons
- 2014 Years of Living Dangerously
- 2015–2020 Superstore
- 2016 Lip Sync Battle2017 Curb Your Enthusiasm
- 2019 How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming
- 2020 Gentefied
America Ferrera Net Worth and Salary
Ferrera has advanced in her acting and modeling career and this has created a great opportunity for her worth to increase. From her photos on her social media, America lives a comfortable lifestyle though she hardly showcases her fortune. Her net worth and annual salary are currently under review. This information will soon be updated.