Occupation: Actress
Biggest accomplishment this year: Receiving a People's Choice Award nomination for her work on ABC's Modern Family

Sofia Vergara's emergence as a star on Modern Family has allowed her to truly blossom into a borderline leading lady in Hollywood. She'll certainly be busy in 2013, adding to her Modern Family schedule with roles in several big movies including The Smurfs 2, How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Machete Kills. Additionally, she was nominated for the People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Comedy Actress. Hollywood is finally taking this beauty seriously.