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America Ferrera

Ferrera is an American actress of Honduran parents, interested in acting since young.

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America Ferrera is an American actress best known for her role as Betty Suarez on the hit television series Ugly Betty. She has since gone on to star in films such as Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and The Dry Land, and she won an Emmy Award for her work in the TV movie The Sisterhood of the Night.

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1984</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>America Ferrera is Born</div><div class='timeline-text'>On April 18, 1984, America Georgine Ferrera was born in Los Angeles, California.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1999</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Makes her Film Debut</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ferrera makes her film debut in Real Women Have Curves.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2002</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Graduates from High School</div><div class='timeline-text'>Graduates from El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, California.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2003</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ugly Betty Producers Cast Her</div><div class='timeline-text'>Producers of the TV series Ugly Betty cast her as the lead character.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2006</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Wins an Emmy Award</div><div class='timeline-text'>Wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Ugly Betty.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Founds the Harness Organization</div><div class='timeline-text'>Founds The Harness Organization, a nonprofit that connects storytellers with resources and opportunities to create impactful stories.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame</div><div class='timeline-text'>Receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to television.</div></div></div>

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>She's an Inspiration</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>America Ferrera is an inspiration to many. She has defied odds and achieved success as a Latina actress in Hollywood. She is also very outspoken about social justice issues, particularly about empowering women and girls of all backgrounds.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>She's Talented</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>America Ferrera is incredibly talented. She has starred in numerous television shows, movies and plays. Her acting skills have earned her numerous awards, including an Emmy and two Golden Globe awards.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>She's a Philanthropist</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>America Ferrera is also very active in philanthropy. She has donated her time and money to numerous charities, such as the American Red Cross, UNICEF and the ACLU. She has also started her own foundation, The America Ferrera Foundation, which provides educational opportunities for young people from underprivileged backgrounds.</p></div></div>

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>First Latinx Actress to Win a Golden Globe</h3><p class='facts-text'>America Ferrera was the first Latinx actress to win a Golden Globe, which she won in 2007 for her role in Ugly Betty.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts</h3><p class='facts-text'>America Ferrera graduated from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts in 2013.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Has Her Own Production Company</h3><p class='facts-text'>America Ferrera has her own production company called Take Fountain Productions, which focuses on producing content for television and film.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Voiced Princess Atta in A Bug's Life</h3><p class='facts-text'>America Ferrera voiced the character Princess Atta in the 1998 Disney/Pixar film A Bug's Life.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-heading'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5.</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Co-Founder of The Civic Engagement Organization</h3><p class='facts-text'>America Ferrera is co-founder of The Civic Engagement Organization, which works to engage young people in their communities and promote civic and political participation.</p></div></div>

When is America Ferrera birthday?

America Ferrera is an American actress, born on April 18, 1984, and currently 39 years old. She is best known for her iconic role as Betty Suarez in the ABC comedy-drama series 'Ugly Betty', for which she won a Golden Globe Award.

What is the Net Worth of America Ferrera?

America Ferrera has an estimated net worth of $16M. She is best known for her role as Betty Suarez on the television series "Ugly Betty" and for her work in films such as The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel. Her wealth comes from her salaries from acting roles and endorsements from various companies. She is also involved in many charity and philanthropic works.