Sonia Vera (born December 12, 1979) is a model.
Vera was born in Venezuela on the Tiny Island of Margarita but was raised in San Francisco, California.
In 1993, Vera was named Miss Nueva Esparta and competed for, but didn't win the title of Miss Venezuela.
Vera appeared in the 2002 film The Scorpion King as a harlot and was briefcase model #25 on the NBC version of Deal or No Deal and a Barker Beauty on CBS's The Price is Right.
Vera has also graced on the cover of Maxim magazine and was featured in their 2008 calendar. Other magazine appearances include Front (UK), LOFT, Que (Germany), Ramp, and FHM. Vera also made Maxim's 25 Hottest Latinas of the Year.
Vera has also been a billboard model for Coors, Sky Vodka, and ads for Bacardi, Keystone, Treasure Island Hotel and Casino, Paris Hotel and Casino, Leg Avenue, and swimwear catalogs.
Per her stats on ModelMayhem.com, she is 100 lbs. Her measurements are 24-23-34.
In 2007, Vera took a break from modeling to build her own company, Sonia Vera Swimwear. Vera references Raquel Welch and Sophia Loren in her designs. Vera said, that she wants to build a brand that is "as timeless as the beauties who inspire it".
Vera told Fashion Week Live, that the inspiration for her collection was in her travels to Tahiti where she was amazed at the Island and how "relaxed" she felt; Vera wanted to take all the beautiful colors from the sky and ocean and the greens and the serenity, the flowers, the sand, and the trees and combined it into her swimwear line.