Ariel Winter is an American actress, singer and mime artist. She is known for her role as Alex Dunphy in the TV show ‘Modern Family’. She has also essayed the title role for ‘Sofia the First’ aired on Disney Junior.
Winter was born in Los Angeles, California on January 28, 1988. She has actor siblings in the form of brother Jimmy Workman and sister Shanelle Workman.
Winter got her first job in the form of a Cool Whip ad, when she was just 6. At the age of 7, she worked in an episode of ‘Listen Up!’. She went on to do many other TV shows like Freddie, Bones, ER, Monk etc. She began giving her voice to animated characters for kids shows like Phineas, Bambi II, Ice Age: The Meltdown and Ferb and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. In 2012, Winter was roped in to play ‘Sofia’ in the animated franchise from Disney called ‘Sofia The First’.
In 2009, Winter was also cast in the role of Alex Dunphy in the popular TV series Modern Family, which stars Sofia Vergara. The ensemble cast of Modern Family has won four Screen Guild Awards.
Winter has also appeared in many TV movies like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Duress, Opposite Day, Speed Racer and Fred 2. She played the lead role in the movie The Chaperone, which won her the nomination as Best Actress in a Motion Picture for Young Artist Awards 2012
On October 2006, Winter’s sister Shanelle Gray filed for her guardianship stating that their mother was emotionally and physically abusive. In 2014, the court awarded Winter’s guardianship to Shanelle Gray. Later, both mother and sister said that they have put the conflict behind them.
Ariel Winter – Boyfriend
The petite 5 feet tall actress is in a relationship with Laurent Claude Gaudette since her high school years. The actress says that she had made the first move to the producer and singer, during their high school days, because of her natural, outgoing nature.
Ariel Winter – Net Worth
When she was just 15, she won a $ 6 million contract from Modern Family. As of now, Ariel Winter’s net worth stands at $7 million.