America Ferrera
America Ferrera
Real Name/Full Name America Georgine Ferrera
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: America Ferrera
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: April 18, 1984
Age/How Old: 40 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –154 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 59Kg
In Pounds – 130 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Carlos Gregorio Ferrera
Mother –  America Griselda Ayes
Siblings: N/A
School: Calabash Street Elementary School, George Ellery Middle School, El Camino Real High School
College: University of Southern California
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Ryan Piers Williams (m. 2011-present)
Kids/Children Name: Sebastian Piers and Lucia Williams
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $20 million
Last Updated: June 2024

America Ferrera is an American voice actress, actress, producer, and director. She fell in love with acting at a very young age and was cast in many school stage plays. Her tv debut was in 2002 with the comedy-drama Real Women Have Curves. She received praise for her role in the film thus earning her other acting roles and numerous accolades.

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Biography and Early Life

Ferrera is the last born of six children. She was born on April 18, 1984, in Los Angeles, USA. She is the daughter of Carlos Gregorio Ferrera and America Griselda Ayes. Both her parents came to America in the 70s from Honduras. Her mother worked as the director of the housekeeping staff in one of the Hilton Hotels. Her parents divorced when she was just 7 years old. Her father moved back to Honduras where he died in 2010. Ferrera was raised in the Woodland Hills area of LA.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is America Ferrera in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, America Ferrera’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 24th June 2024 having been born on 18 April 1984. Though, she is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 154 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 130 lbs in Pound and 59 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Black.


America schooled at the Calabash Street Elementary School. She later enrolled at the George Ellery Hale Middle School and later El Camino Real High School. Her first acting role was Hamlet when she was just 7. Her experience in the play led her to wanting to become an actress in the future. As a child, she disliked her first name and only used her middle name, Georgine. She adapted the use of her first name, America after she began acting professionally. She took acting lessons at the age of 15 which she paid through working as a waiter and also babysitting.

America enrolled at the University South California on a presidential sponsorship. Whilst there, she double majored in theatre and International relations. She later dropped out in order to put more focus on her acting career. America would later complete her bachelor’s degree in May of 2013.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

America Ferrera With Husband Ryan Piers Williams
America Ferrera With Husband Ryan Piers Williams

America and her husband Ryan Piers Williams met when he cast her in a student film at USC. Ryan is an actor, director and writer. The couple became engaged in 2010 and later got married in 2011. Together, the couple welcomed their first child, Sebastian in 2018. Their second child, a daughter, Lucia was born in 2020. In June the same year, America announced that she and Ryan have been together for 15 years by that time.  

Is America Ferrera Lesbian?

No. America Ferrera is not gay. She is married to her long-time lover, Ryan since 2011. The two have been together for over 15 years and have sired two children together.

Professional Career

Ferrera’s television debut kicked off in 2002 after her role in the Disney movie Gotta Kick It Up! She was still fresh out of high school by then. She was then cast in Real Women Have Curves the same year. She received a lot of praise for her role despite her young age. Thereafter, she landed small roles on the TV series Touched by an Angel and Plainsong.

She then landed a role in the films, The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants in 2005. Already a rising star, she landed the role of Betty Suarez in the series Ugly Betty. In the show, she portrayed a young fashion outlaw who struggled to fit in to the high-pressure world of slim and tall models.

Her great performance on the show landed her a plethora of roles. She landed a voice acting role in the animation How to Train Your Dragon and a leading role in the drama Dry Land. In February of 2019, it was announced that she would be taking the directorial mantle and executive producer for the Netflix comedy-drama series, Gentle Field. She also revealed in February of 2021 that she would be a director in the film, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter.


America has had a long and successful career. She has received numerous accolades for her good portrayal of characters. She has won an Emmy Award for her role as Betty in Ugly Betty. She has won a Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors guild award. She is also a political activist with the organization Voto Latino. She is also credited for being among the main investors of the Angel City Fc, a women’s soccer team.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of America Ferrera in 2024

America Ferrera Net Worth
America Ferrera Net Worth

As of 2024, America has a net worth of about $20 million. She has gained most of her income through her appearance in various films and tv series. America is also an accomplished director and executive producer. She has also authored a book called American Like Me: Reflection of Life Between Cultures.

America is no doubt one of the most accomplished actresses in Hollywood. She has played most of her roles with excellent performances winning accolades as well as becoming one of the most celebrated actresses of all times. She has achieved what most actresses can only dream of.


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