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Joe Manganiello Tells the Story of Meeting His Wife Sofia Vergara

Joe Manganiello Tells the Story of Meeting His Wife Sofia Vergara

Joe Manganiello is opening up about his love story with wife Sofia Vergara.

The 43-year-old True Blood actor opened up about meeting the 47-year-old Modern Family star on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show on Wednesday (April 8).

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During the call, Joe recalled the first time he met Sofia at a party, who at the time he thought was still engaged, and how he pursued her upon finding out she was single with the help of co-host Jess Cagle.

“Later on that night, Jesse Tyler Ferguson came up and to me and said hey, my friend Sofia wants to come over and say hi,” he explained, saying that he thought it was weird considering he thought Sofia was still engaged to Nick Loeb, who was at the party.

He went on to say that weeks later, Jess shot him an email telling him ahead of time that Sofia broke off her engagement and was about to announce it on People, and Jess wanted to give Joe a heads up first before other people pursued her.

Joe also talked to Jesse afterward and found out she was in fact single by the time they first met at that party.

He eventually got Sofia‘s number, called her and he ultimately decided to fly to New Orleans just to meet her while she was on set and take her out.

“I waited four years to hit my window, I’m not gonna let it close. I’m coming to New Orleans…she said ‘you’re crazy,’ I said ‘I’ll see you next week,’” he said.

Listen to Joe Manganiello explain the story…

SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show is hosted by SiriusXM’s Chief Entertainment Anchor Jess Cagle and co-host Julia Cunningham and airs Mondays through Fridays at 3:00 p.m. PT.

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