Sarah Michelle Gellar Biography

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Quick Facts About Sarah Michelle Gellar

Celebrated Name Sarah Michelle Gellar
Age 44 Years
Nick Name Sarah Michelle Gellar
Birth Name Sarah Michelle Gellar
Birth Date 1977-04-14
Gender Female
Profession Actor

Sarah Michelle Gellar is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur who is worldwide famous for her role as Buffy Summers on the WB drama series, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" for which she even won five Teen Choice Awards and a Saturn Award. Gellar's other hit films include "I Know What You Did Last Summer"(1997), "Scream 2"(1997), "Cruel Intentions"(1999), "Scooby-Doo"(2002), and "The Grudge"(2004).

Having her career started as a child when she was spotted by an agent at age of 4 and asked for a part in the television film, "An Invasion of Privacy". Gellar got her first-ever break with the role of Sydney Rutledge in the teen drama, "Swans Crossing"(1992), after which she got the role of Kendall Hart on the ABC daytime soap opera, "All My Children". 

She is also one of the co-founders of an e-commerce startup selling baking kits, " Foodstirs". She was also honored with a Woman of The Year Award by Glamour magazine in October 2002. 

What is Sarah Michelle Gellar Famous for?

  • Famous for starring on the WB drama series, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". 

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Where was Sarah Michelle Gellar Born?

Sarah Michelle Gellar was born on April 14, 1977, in Long Island, New York, United States. Her birth name is Sarah Michelle Gellar. Her nationality is American. Gellar belongs to the White ethnicity while Aries is her zodiac sign. 

Sarah Michelle Gellar was born as the only child to her Jewish parents; Rosellen Greenfield(mother) and Arthur Gellar(father). Her father, Arthur was a garment worker while her mother, Rosellen was a nursery school teacher. Her parents however got divorced in 1984 when Sarah was just 7 years old and then was raised by her mother. 

She got primary education at Birch Wathen Lenox School and then was given a partial scholarship to study at the Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School, for which she was constantly bullied. 

Gellar then briefly attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts but dropped out due to acting obligations. She later got graduated from the Professional Children's School in 1994. During her high school days, she was a competitive figure skater. 

She was first exposed to the entertainment world at the age of 4 when she was invited to audition for a part in the television film, "An Invasion of Privacy". 

She then acted in several minor parts in films; "Over the Brooklyn Bridge"(1984), "Funny Farm"(1988), and "High Stakes"(1989). 

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Sarah Michelle Gellar's Career Highlights

  • Sarah Michelle Gellar made her debut as a lead role portraying Sydney Rutledge in the teen drama, "Swans Crossing" in 1992. 
  • She made her debut in the soap opera playing the role of Kendall Hart in "All My Children" in 1993 till 1995. 
  • Gellar got her biggest break with her role as Buffy Summers on the WB drama series, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" in 1997. The show ran for 7 seasons which earned her several awards. 
  • In 1997, she made her first major film appearances in two successful slasher films; "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and "Scream 2". 
  • She portrayed Kathryn in the drama film, "Cruel Intentions" in 1999. 
  • The same year, she appeared in the sleeper hit, "She's All That" and also in the romantic comedy, "Simply Irresistible". 
  • Gellar portrayed Daphne Blake in the live-action–comedy hit, "Scooby-Doo" in 2002. She reprised the role in its sequel, "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" in 2004. 
  • In 2004, she played the lead role as Karen Davis in the supernatural horror film, "The Grudge" later reprising in its sequel, "The Grudge 2" in 2006.
  • She also has provided voices to several characters in "Robot Chicken", "The Simpsons", "American Dad", "King of the Hill", "Happily N'Ever After", "TMNT". 
  • In 2007, she starred in the romantic comedy, "Suburban Girl" and the drama, "The Air I Breathe". 
  • She then starred in the psychological thriller, "Possession" in 2009. 
  • In 2011, she signed to star and work as executive producer for a drama titled "Ringer". 
  • In 2015, she joined the cast of "Star Wars Rebels" for season two. 
  • On May 16, 2019, Gellar appeared in the series finale of The Big Bang Theory.
  • In 2020, Gellar joined the main voice cast as Teela in the Netflix and Kevin Smith's "Masters of the Universe: Revelation". 
  • Besides, as a model, Gellar has appeared in several magazines including Nylon, Marie Claire, Vogue, Glamour, Esquire, Allure, Cosmopolitan, FHM, Rolling Stone, and Elle. 

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Sarah Michelle Gellar's Husband

Sarah Michelle Gellar is married to her only husband, Frederick James Prinze Jr. Prinze is also an American actor, voice actor, writer, and producer whom Gellar met for the first time while they were filming the 1997 teen horror film, "I Know What You Did Last Summer". They however didn't date each other until 2000. 

Just after dating for a few months, the couple got engaged in April 2001 and eventually got married in Mexico on September 1, 2002. It was a grand wedding ceremony officiated by Adam Shankman, a director with whom Gellar had worked on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". 

The couple together has worked in several films and series as Fred and Daphne in the 2002 film Scooby-Doo and its sequel, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed. They both provided their voices for the animated feature film, "Happily N'Ever After"(2007) and the animated science fiction series, "Star Wars Rebels". 

In honor of their fifth year of marriage, Gellar legally changed her name to Sarah Michelle Prinze in 2007. They even have two children a daughter, Charlotte Grace Prinze, and a son, Rocky James Prinze. The family resides in Los Angeles. Gellar previously dated Jerry O’Connell and David Boreanaz. 

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Sarah Michelle Gellar's Net Worth

Sarah Michelle Gellar has quite good earnings from her professional career as an actress and entrepreneur. Having her career started initially as a model and now as an actress making her lead role in the teen drama, "Swans Crossing" in 1992, Miller has managed to come a long way up becoming one of the popular actresses in her decade-long career. 

Her source of income is surely her appearances in movies and series. Gellar, along with entrepreneurs Galit Laibow and Greg Fleishman, also have co-founded "Foodstirs" which also adds a few more fortune to her net worth. She also has released a cookbook titled "Stirring up Fun with Food" on April 18, 2017.

Adding up her incomes, Gellar has an estimated net worth estimated to be around $30 Million with her salary as $100k per episode. 

Sarah Michelle Gellar's Height

Sarah Michelle Gellar is a gorgeous lady with a well maintained hour-glass body physique in her 40s. She stands tall with a height of 5ft. 4inches.(1.6 3m) while her body weighs around 55kg(121 lbs).

Her body measurement is around 34-24-34 inches with a bra size of 34B, 4(US) as her dress size, and 6(US) as her shoe size. She has a fair complexion with blonde hair and green eyes.