17 year old Ariel Winters is an American actress, popularly known for her role in the NBC sitcom Modern Family. She’s also a singer, model and voice actress, she voices the lead character Sofia in the animation series Sofia the first.

Ariel WintersAriel Winters was born to Chrisola (a Greek woman) and Glenn Workman. Her siblings include Shannelle Gray and Jimmy Workman, both of whom are actors. Some time ago they were involved in a custody battle for her. First Winters’ older sister Shannelle Gray, in 2012 filed for custody of Winters, reasons included physical and emotional abuse meted on Winters by their mum, in 2013 Jimmy also went to court wanting to be Winters legal guardian, sparking a myriad of legal battles, finally in 2014 Gray became her legal guardian, but the teenage actress is now emancipated.

Ariel started acting at the age of four after her mother had discovered her interest in acting, she debuted on the sets of a TV commercial and since then she hasn’t looked back. Some of her acting credits include Crossing Jordan (2011), Nip/Tuck (2003), One Missed Call (2008), Bones (2005) Bambi II (2006), Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), which stared Robert Downey Jnr. amongst many others. The 5’1” actress voiced in Phineas and Ferb (2007)

When this petite beauty is not acting, she likes to sing, she is in a band called “Wicked Sweet”.

Ariel Winters In August 2015, in an exclusive interview with Glamour she opened up to having breast reduction surgery. Stating that the weight of her breast where to heavy for her to bear, they caused her back and she couldn’t stand for long. “Noting that the female side of her family has a history of large breasts”, I got it for myself” she says, (talking about her breast surgery) I can’t even really put into words about how amazing it feels to really feel right”.

In June she reduced her breast size from a 32F to a 34D. The surgery has done her some good as she feels more confident, doesn’t have problems with her spine, back or neck anymore, and she can dress anyhow she wants to.

Ariel is involved in environmental activism she supports charities which promote a greener earth.

Ariel Winters