Modern Family actress Ariel Winter has spent practically her whole life in front of the camera.
Now 19 years old, the star has opened up in a candid interview with The Hollywood Reporter about her complicated past, including her abusive mother and details of her emancipation.
For such a young woman, Winter has been through so much, and it's inspiring to witness how strong she continues to be in the face of such adversity.
Ariel Winter has been in the spotlight since the age of 4.
via: Getty ImagesShe was young Harmony Faith Lane in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Young Trixie in Speed Racer, and had a recurring role on ER all before 2010.
But her big break came when she landed the role of Alex on Modern Family.
via: Getty ImagesWinter has grown up on screen in primetime right before our eyes. And she's definitely not a little girl anymore.