The Modern Family actress announced the sad news on her WhoSay page on Friday, defiantly writing: "Not that anyone should care, but in order to not give the press the chance to invent crazy and hurtful drama, I prefer to tell my fans personally thatNick and I have decided to be apart.
"We have been having too many problems with having to figure out how to spend time together and because of my work and now his, it's been getting worse and worse, not fun anymore.
Sofía Vergara and Nick Loeb in May 2014
"We are still very close," she added. "But we believe this is the best thing for us right now."
Keen to show that the split isn't getting her down, Colombia-born Sofía then posted several photos of herself out and about with friends and family.