America Ferrera Bio, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband

An actress extraordinaire and acclaimed producer, America Ferrera hails from the United States. Her full name is America, Georgina Ferrera. She is also one of the founding investors of Angel City Football Club as of July 2020. She recently starred as Gloria in the 2023 American fantasy comedy Barbie directed by Greta Gerwig. In the film, she is a Mattel employee who helps Barbie out in the real world.

America Ferrera Bio, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband

Early life

America Ferrera was born on April 18, 1984, and is 40 years old. America was raised by her loving and caring parents, América Griselda Ayes and Carlos Gregorio Ferrera. She grew up in the Woodland Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles.

America Ferrera attended three different schools for each phase of her education – Calabash Street Elementary School, George Ellery Hale Middle School, and El Camino Real High School. She was in a school play of Hamlet when she was seven and then played the Artful Dodger in Oliver when she was ten.

Since childhood, she was very interested in acting and began taking classes at El Camino High School. She later earned her degree in Theater and International Relations from the University of Southern California (USC), where she was accepted on a Presidential Scholarship.

America Ferrera Career

Ferrera began her professional life in 2002 in the entertainment industry. She began with the Disney Channel Original Movie: “I have to start! Then, in 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2008, she starred in other films like Plain Song (2004), Darkness Minus Twelve (2004 as Luiza), Towards Darkness (2007), How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer (2005), The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005), The Dry Land (2008) and Tinker Bell (released October 28, 2008). She then starred in the American comedy-drama TV series Ugly Betty from 2006 to 2010.

Ferrera rose to fame in 2007 when she began receiving honors and awards for her performances, acting skills, and other talents. She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and the Screen Actors Guild Award [category- Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series].

She was the first Latina woman to win the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. In the same year, Ferrera was included in Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

From 2015 to 2021, she starred in episodes of the Superstore TV series, for which she won the Outstanding Series Producer Award. Then, in 2016, she starred in the film Special Correspondents, which was released worldwide by Netflix in April 2016.


She has been politically active since 2008. Ferrera has participated in various campaigns, programs, and protests. She has also remained a speaker and has spoken on various stages. On January 21, 2017, she was the opening speaker at the Women’s March in Washington and also spoke at the “Families Belong Together” protest on June 30, 2018.

America Ferrera Biography

Real nameAmerica Georgina Ferrera
birth dateApril 18, 1984
Age40 years
Place of birthLos Angeles, California, United States
UniversityUniversity of Southern California

Physical Statistics

Heightin feet inches – 5 feet 1 inch – in centimeters – 155 cm
Weightin kilograms – 59kg – in pounds – 130 pounds
Hair colorBlack
eye colordark brown

America Ferrera Family

FatherCarlos Gregorio Ferrera
MotherAmerica Griselda Ayes

relationship status

Marital statusMarried
Who is America Ferrera’s husband?Ryan Piers Williams

Personal life

America Ferrera is a happily married woman. In June 2010, she became engaged to writer/producer Ryan Piers Williams. They then married in June 2011. Later in 2018, the couple announced that they had given birth to a baby boy named Sebastian. Then, in 2020, the couple gave birth to a baby girl named Lucia. In June 2020, the couple celebrated their 15th anniversary of togetherness.

social life

America Ferrera is available on Instagram with a verified account and under the name – America Ferrera. She has 1.4 million followers there, including 545 in the list below. On Twitter, she is available as @AmericaFerrera which joined in March 2012. Since then, she has around 235.4k followers.

America Ferrera Net Worth

Professionally, America Ferrera has held a variety of careers, including politics and acting. Because of her hard work and determination, she will surely have good luck. Her net worth is estimated to be around $15 million, even more since she started her professional life at an early age.

Facts About America Ferrera

  • In October 2017, she joined the #MeToo campaign and revealed that she was sexually assaulted when she was 9 years old.
  • In January 2018, she became a charter member of the legal defense fund Time’s Up.

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