Neither woman is without flaw and they’ve both had their fair share of heartache and drama, but that’s part of what makes Sofia Vergara and her predecessor, Marilyn Monroe, so special, sexy and sensational. Here are 15 Sofia Vergara facts that shed some light on why she’s this generation’s Marilyn Monroe.

1. They’ve both got curves for days.
Like Marilyn before her, Sofia has that coveted hourglass figure.