5 Things to Know About Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara's New Romance

Is there a hotter Hollywood couple right now?

July 28, 2014, 1:16 PM
PHOTO: Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are seen at  Makoto at Bal Harbour shops, July 26, 2014, in Miami.
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are seen at Makoto at Bal Harbour shops, July 26, 2014, in Miami.
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— -- intro: Not long after Joe Manganiello was named People magazine's hottest bachelor, it was revealed that actually, he was no longer a single man.

"Modern Family" actress Sofia Vergara, newly-single herself after her split from her longtime fiancé Nick Loeb, had spotted hanging out with the hunky "True Blood" star in New Orleans and voilà -- today's hottest Hollywood couple was born.

So what do we know about these two lovebirds? Here are 5 things.

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quicklist: 1title: He Had a Crush On Her For Awhiletext: After being introduced to the "Modern Family" star, 42, at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in May, Manganiello admitted that he had been caught by a photographer admiring her backside. "When you talk about being manipulated, that's what I'm talking about. It's like a moment of zen. There is nothing in my brain. If only I could meditate that well," he told People of the moment. "She's got the curves, she's got a beautiful face, beautiful hair, just gorgeous. Naturally beautiful. She's feisty!" However, at the time she was engaged, and, as he said, "I don't go after other people's women."

quicklist: 2title: He Dotes On Hertext: Earlier this month, Manganiello took Vergara out for lunch while in New Orleans. The restaurant, Li'l Dizzy's, was too busy to accommodate his request for a to-go order of fried chicken and bread pudding for his new love, despite his most charming protests. In the end, the two did stay for their meal, during which they "were definitely friendly,' a staff member told ABC News.

quicklist: 3title: He's In With Her Family - On-Screen and Offtext: When Vergara celebrated her birthday earlier this month, Manganiello joined her family for a celebration at Nobu in Malibu. He even posed for a photo with her and her cousin, right in front of her birthday cake. Meanwhile, her "Modern Family" co-stars Julie Bowen, Sarah Hyland and Eric Stonestreet have all given Manganiello their stamps of approval too. "That will be fun, if that’s happens, SoJo!" Stonestreet told ABC News. "That’s so cool we’ll have a named famous couple in 'Modern Family.'"

quicklist: 4title: They Both Want Kidstext: Manganiello has said that one day, he'd love to be a father, "but you have to do it in the right situation," he said. Meanwhile, Vergara, who already has one adult son from a previous relationship, has been outspoken about freezing her eggs with the hope of one day expanding her family.

quicklist: 5title: They're a Traveling Coupletext: In the few weeks that their relationship has been public, the couple has been spotted in California, Louisiana and now, Florida. Over the weekend, they were spotted all around Miami. One night after they had dinner with her family at Cecconi's Italian restaurant, they were spotted having lunch at Mandolin Aegean Bistro, according to People. "They couldn't keep their hands off each other!" a source told the magazine.media: 24740274

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