America Ferrera net worth: America Ferrera is an American actress who has a net worth of $8 million. America Ferrera has earned her net worth as an actress of films and television. Best known for her role as Betty Suarez in her TV series, Ugly Betty. Born Georgine America Ferrera on April 18, 1984, in Los Angeles, California, Ferrera made her screen debut as a cheerleader in the Disney Channel feature Gotta Kick It Up! (2002). She was fresh out of high school when she earned the first nod from critics for her dynamic turn in Real Women Have Curves (2002), despite her young age. From there she landed a few small roles, on the TV series Touched By an Angel (CBS, 1994-2003) and Plainsong (CBS, 2004) as well as in the feature films The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005). Already a rising star, Ferrera gave an amiable portrayal of a young fashion outlaw who struggles to fit into the high-pressure world of slim and tall cat-walkers on Ugly Betty (ABC, 2006- ). The show fetched her a surprising Emmy Award and catapulted her to international fame. Ferrera's subsequent performances include a reprising role in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008), a voice work in the animated hit How to Train Your Dragon (2010) and a leading part in the drama The Dry Land (2010). As of recent, she landed a part alongside Rosario Dawson in Chavez, a biopic about the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez slated for release in 2013. As for her off-screen life, she is married to Ryan Piers Williams, who is also an actor among other things.