Sarah Michelle Gellar Career and Net Worth
Sarah Michelle Gellar Career and Net Worth, How does Sarah Michelle Gellar make money?
Sarah Michelle Gellar is an American actress. Sarah has approximately $30 million in combined net worth with her husband Freddie Prinze , Jr.(actor). Sarah has managed to stay relevant in her career over a long period such that she has naturally become a part of the American pop culture.
After her debut at the age of four, she has never looked back. By the age of twelve, she had already made appearances in television movies, commercials and had quite a successful model career as a child.
Sarah Michelle Gellar Early Life
Sarah Michelle Prinze known in her professional life as Gellar (maiden name). Sarah was born on April 14, 1977, in Long Island, New York. She was born to Rosellen (mother, nursery school teacher) and Arthur Gellar (father, garment worker).
Sarah is an only-child. She moved with her mother to Manhattan’s Upper East Side with her mother after her parents divorced whiles she was only seven years old. Her contact with her father remained little until he passed sadly in 2001.
Sarah’s work schedule made it quite difficult stay in class. She managed to graduate from the Professional Children’s School in 1994, doing majority of her senior year of high school via guided study. At this time, she was busy with the show “All My Children”.
Sarah Michelle Gellar Career
Sarah cut her professional teeth at the age of four when she was discovered by an agent. She made a number of appearances in several television commercials. The most controversial being the ad for Burger King which ultimately culminated in a legal battle.
Sarah appeared in; “An invasion of Privacy” in 1983, “Over the Brooklyn Bridge” in 1984, “Funny Farm” in 1988, as well as “High Stakes” in 1989. Sarah had a number of guest starring roles in shows like “Spenser: For Hire” and “Crossbow”. Sarah got the leading role in “Swan Crossing” which aired only one season.
Sarah got two Young Artist Award nominations. She acted Kendall Hart in “All My Children” between 1993 and 1995. Her role on the show bolstered her fame, catapulting her to a national icon. In 1995, Sarah won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Kendall Hart.
Sarah relocated to Los Angeles, California after “All My Children”. IN Los Angeles, she got the role of Buffy Summers on television series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” which aired from 1997 to 2003, seven seasons in all. The series was a hit, as well as receive critical acclaim.
She bagged a total of five Teen Choice Awards, the Saturn Award for Best Genre Television Actress- Television Series Drama, as well as a nomination for a Golden Globe Award whilst the show was being broadcast. She was simultaneously on a number of projects whilst starring in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”. How does Sarah Michelle Gellar make money? Well, she earns $1 million annually.
Some of the films include; “I know What You Did Last Summer” in 1997, the film grossed 4125 million on a small budget of $17 million, “Scream 2” in 1997, it grossed in excess of $172 million globally and the list goes on.
Sarah Michelle Gellar Personal Life
Sarah met Freddie Prinze Jr. in 1997 whilst filming “I Know What You Did Last Summer”. They lovers dated for a year and got engaged in 2001 and ultimately married in 2002. The couple have two children and reside in Los Angeles, California. The couple have worked together in several films such as “Scooby-Doo” in 2002, the animated series “Star Wars Rebels” and more.