- America Ferrera is an American actress and producer best known for playing the role of Carmen Lowell in the 2005 film ‘The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants.’ The Emmy Award-winning actress is also popular for voicing Astrid Hofferson in DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon Franchise.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Husband, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
America Ferrera is an American actress and producer best known for playing the role of Carmen Lowell in the 2005 film ‘The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants.’ The Emmy Award-winning actress is also popular for voicing Astrid Hofferson in DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon Franchise.
Originally from Los Angeles, California, America Ferrera was born on 18 April 1984 under the star sign Aries. The 36-year-old actress is American by nationality and belongs to Honduran ethnicity. She attended El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles. Later, she double majored in theatre and international relations from the University of Southern California in May 2013.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
From a young age, Ferrera developed an interest in acting, performing in several stage productions at her school. In 2002, she made her feature film debut with the comedy-drama Real Women Have Curves.
Ferrera came into prominence in her early career with roles in films such as Gotta Kick It Up! and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. In 2006, she landed the leading role on the ABC comedy-drama Ugly Betty. Her other notable film roles include The Dry Land, Our Family Wedding, and End of Watch. She also gave her voice to Astrid Hofferson in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise and the television series Dreamworks Dragons.
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Ferrera co-produced the NBC comedy series Superstore, where she starred as Amy Sosa. In 2007, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Besides, she is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, an Emmy Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award among others.
Ferrera has established herself as a multi-millionaire actress and producer. As of December 2020, she has a hefty net worth of $16 million.
Married, Husband, and Children
Ferrera has been happily married to her husband, Ryan Piers Williams, since 2011. Her husband is an actor, director, and writer by profession. Together, the couple shares two children.
Ferrera first met her future husband, Ryan, when he cast her in a student film at USC. After dating for five years, she accepted Ryan’s marriage proposal in June 2010. A year later, she tied the knot with her boyfriend of six years on 27 June 2011.
The Emmy award-winning actress gave birth to their first child, son Sebastian, on 29 May 2018. Two years later, the family of three turned to four when Ferrera gave birth to daughter Lucia on 04 May 2020.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Ferrera is the youngest of six children born to her Honduran parents. Her parents – America Griselda Ayes and Carlos Gregorio Ferrera – immigrated to the United States in the mid-1970s from Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Her mother served as the director of the housekeeping staff for one of the Hilton Hotels.
When Ferrera was seven years old, her parents divorced and her father returned to Honduras. Sadly, her father died in 2010.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Ferrera has a short height of 5 feet 1 inch. She has a curvaceous, buxom figure. and her body weighs around 53 kg. She has light brown hair and dark brown eyes.