5. Both were discovered young.
A photographer discovered then Norma Jean Baker at 19 years of age before she became Marilyn when she was working at a munitions factory. One of the Sofia Vergara facts you may not know, is that she was discovered at 17 on a beach in Colombia.

6. Both were spectacular cheesecake models.
Both Marilyn and Sofia started their modeling careers for sexy cheesecake pics. Like many starlets, they got their foot in the door using their amazing physiques.