Sara Ramirez Biography

Sara Ramirez

Quick Facts Of Sara Ramirez

Celebrated Name Sara Ramirez
Age 45 Years
Nick Name Sara, Elena
Birth Name Sara Elena Ramirez
Birth Date 1975-08-31
Gender Other
Profession Actress, Singer and Songwriter
Place Of Birth Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Birth Nation Mexico
Nationality Mexican and American
Home Town San Diego, USA
Ethnicity Multiracial (Hispanic and Caucasian)
Horoscope Virgo
Father Alberto Ramrez
Mother Luisa Vargas
Education San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts,Juilliard School
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Fine Arts (dramatics)
Marital Status Married
Married Date July 4, 2012
Husband Ryan DeBolt
Sexual Orientation non-binary
Body Shape Voluptuous
Body Build/Type Large
Height 1.75 m (5 feet and 9 inches)
Weight 79 kg (175 lbs.)
Body Measurement 39-30-40 inches
Bra Cup Size 36C
Shoe Size 10(US)
Dress Size 12(US)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Source of Wealth Her acting career
Net Worth $6 million (estimated)
Hobbies Travelling
Favorite Actor Kevin McKidd
Favorite Actress Jessica Capshaw
Favorite Place Paris
Favorite Color Black

Sara Ramirez is a Mexican-American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for her role as Dr. Calliope 'Callie' Torres in the ABC medical drama, 'Grey's Anatomy'. She has achieved several awards and nominations for Grey's Anatomy including 'satellite Awards', 'Screen Actors Guild Award', and 'NAACP Image Awards'.

She has also released a self-titled extended play, 'Sara Ramirez' which reached number 37 on the Billboard 200, number 9 on Billboard's Independent Albums Chart, and number 38 on the Canadian Albums Chart for the week of April 16, 2011.

She is also an activist and works extensively for LGBT rights. She is a member of the True Colors United board of directors and The Task Force, and the San Diego, New York, and San Francisco LGBT Centers. At a True Colors Fund conference, she had spoken in support of homeless LGBTQ youth.

Sara Ramirez is also active in social media platforms with over 2 million followers on Instagram @therealsararamirez and over839.5k followers on Twitter @SaraRamirez.

What is Sara Ramirez famous for?

  • Famous as a Mexican-American actress, singer, and songwriter.
  • Her role as Dr. Calliope 'Callie' Torres in the ABC medical drama, 'Grey's Anatomy'.

Sara Ramirez mother

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Where was Sara Ramirez born?

Sara Ramirez was born on August 31, 1975, in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico. Her birth name is Sara Elena Ramirez. She was born to a father, Alberto Ramrez who was a Mexican oceanographer and a professor, and mother, Luisa Vargas who was an entertainer and educator. Her parents divorced when she was just 8 years old. She then moved from Mexico to San Diego, the USA with her mother. 

She holds both Mexican and American nationality and belongs to Multiracial (Hispanic and Caucasian) ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She has Mexican and Irish ancestry.

Regarding her education, she attended the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts. After graduating from SDSCPA, she enrolled at Juilliard School in New York City and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (dramatics) in 1997. 

Sara Ramirez's Career Highlights

  • In 1998, Sara Ramirez made her Broadway debut in the Broadway musical, 'The Capeman' playing the role of Wahzinak. Although the production garnered overall negative reviews Sara Ramirez was singled out for her outstanding performance.
  • In the same year, she made her film debut by appearing in a minor but memorable role in the romantic comedy film, 'You've Got Mail'.
  • In 1999, she voiced the character of a shy lamb, Lammy in the video game, 'UmJammer Lammy'. The same year, she appeared in Mark Lamos' 'The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm'.
  • In 2000, she played the role of Lieutenant Vena in the television film, 'Star Petrol'. She has also appeared as a guest in many television series such as 'Spin City', 'Third Watch', and 'Welcome To New York' in the same year.
  • In 2001, she voiced Lammy in the video game, 'PaRappa the Rapper 2'. The same year, she played the role of Felicia in Edward Kleban's Broadway musical, 'A Class Act', and also starred in other productions including Fascinating Rhythm and Dreamgirls.
  • She has also performed in an episodic play, 'The Vagina Monologues' along with Tovah Feldshuh and Suzanne Bertish in 2002. The same year, she also appeared as a Police officer at carjacking in an American superhero film, Spider-Man.
  • Thereafter, she appeared in some TV series including As the World Turns, 'NYPD Blue', and 'Naked Hotel'.
  • In 2005, she played her breakthrough role as the Lady of the Lake in Eric Idle and John Du Prez's musical, 'Spamalot'. Her work in Spamalot won her great critical acclaim.
  • In 2006, she joined the ABC medical drama, 'Grey's Anatomy' in a recurring role as Dr. Calliope 'Callie' Torres who is a love interest for Dr. George O'Malley. Her performance in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ garnered several nominations and awards.
  • In 2009, Sara released her first single, a rendition of 'Silent Night'.
  • On March 27, 2011, she released a self-titled extended play, 'Sara Ramirez' with four songs. For the week of April 16, 2011, the EP reached number 37 on the Billboard 200, number 9 on Billboard's Independent Albums Chart, and number 38 on the Canadian Albums Chart.
  • She voiced for the character Queen Miranda in the animated television series, 'Sofia the First' from 2012 to 2018. She also voiced for the role of Queen Miranda in the animated TV movie, 'Elena and the Secret of Avalor' in 2016.
  • She co-starred in the fourth and fifth seasons of the CBS political drama, 'Madam Secretary' from 2017 to 2029. In the series, she played the role of, Kat Sandoval.
  • In 2016, she worked as a co-producer in the teen comedy film, 'Loserville'.
  • In 2017, she co-produced a documentary on LGBT rights, 'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson'.

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Sara Ramirez's Awards and Nominations

  • In 1999, Sara Ramirez was nominated as "Outstanding Leading Actress" in a Musical at 'Outer Critics Circle Award' for her performance in The Gershwins'Fascinating Rhythm.
  • In 2005, she won a 'Tony Award' on the category of "Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical" and an 'Outer Critics Circle Award' on the category of "Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical" for her performance in Monty Python's Spamalot.
  • In 2006, she won a 'Satellite Awards' on the category of  "Best Cast – Television Series" for Grey's Anatomy.
  • In 2007, she won a 'Screen Actors Guild Award' on the category of "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series" for Grey's Anatomy.
  • She has also gained several nominations for Grey's Anatomy including 'Imagen Awards' on the category of "Best Supporting Actress - Television" in 2007, 'Screen Actors Guild Award' on the category of "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series" in 2008, 'NAACP Image Awards' on the category of "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series" in 2011 and 'People's Choice Awards' on the category of "Favorite Dramatic TV Actress" in 2016.

Sara Ramirez husband

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Sara Ramirez's Husband

Sara Ramirez is a married woman. Sara married her long-time boyfriend, Ryan DeBolt who is a business analyst at TIMEC in Paris, France. The couple got engaged in June 1011 and finally got married on July 4, 2012, in a private ceremony in New York. The couple has not any children.

In October 2016, Sara Ramirez revealed that she is a queer bisexual while giving a speech at the ‘True Colors Fund’s 40 to None Summit’ in Los Angeles.

On August 28, 2020, Sara Ramirez came out as non-binary. She revealed that via social media. She made the announcement by sharing a selfie on Instagram and captioned the post with, "New profile pic. In me is the capacity to be Girlish boy, Boyish girl, Boyish boy, Girlish girl, All, Neither," Ramirez captioned the photo adding the hashtag #nonbinary

 Sara Ramirez's bio on Instagram and Twitter listed her pronouns as she/they.

Sara Ramirez's Height and Weight

Sara Ramirez is a gorgeous lady with attractive Voluptuous body shape. She has a large body build. She stands at a height of 1.75 m (5 feet and 9 inches) tall and her body weighs around 79 kg (175 lbs.). Her body measurements are 39-30-40 inches. She wears a bra size of 36C and a shoe size of 10(US). Her dress size is 12(US). Her hair color is Black and her eye color is Dark Brown. 

Sara Ramirez's Net Worth

 Sara Ramirez has quite good earnings from her professional career as an actress. She has released an EP and a single. She has also co-produced some documentary on LGBT rights. Her major source of earnings comes from her acting career. As of August 2020, her net worth is estimated to be $6 million, while she per year income is $100k.