Sarah Jessica Parker Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Sarah Jessica Parker Net Worth 2020- Sarah Jessica Parker is a well-known American actress and producer. She became known for her portrayal of Carrie Bradshaw in the popular TV series ‘Sex and the City’.
Biography of Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker was born on March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio, in the US. Her mother’s name was Barbara Parker and she was a nursery school operator. Her father’s name was Stephen Parker and he worked as a journalist.
Her parents divorced when she was very young and she was raised by her mother and stepfather. She contributed to the family income through her dancing and singing gigs.
Sarah Jessica Parker dated Robert Downey Jr. from 1984 to 1991. However, their relationship ended due to Downey’s drug problems. She later dated John F Kennedy Jr. for a while.
She married Matthew Broderick, a well-known American actor, in 1997. The couple has one son, born in 2002, and twin daughters, delivered via surrogate, in 2009.
With support from her family, she eventually won her first Broadway role in ‘The Innocents’. They then moved to New Jersey, where she studied at the Dwight Morrow High School.
Later, she attended the School of American Ballet in New York City, the New York Professional Children’s School, the School for Creative and Performing Arts, and finally the Hollywood High School in Los Angeles.
After appearing in multiple Broadway productions, Sarah Jessica Parker made her television debut. Her first important role on TV was in the series ‘Square Pegs’. The show, which starred her in the lead role, aired for 20 episodes from September 1982 to March 1983.
Other TV shows she acted in include ‘A Year in the Life’ which aired from 1987 to 1998 and ‘Equal Justice’ which aired from 1990 to 1991.
Her early works on the big screen include ‘Firstborn’ (1982), ‘Flight of the Navigator’ (1986), ‘LA Story’ (1991) and ‘Honeymoon in Vegas’ (1992).
In the mid-1990s, she continued to appear in several other successful films, such as ‘Hocus Pocus’ (1993), ‘Mars Attack’ (1996) and ‘The First Wives Club’ (1996).
In 1998, she started playing the lead role of Carrie Bradshaw in the TV series ‘Sex and the City’. The show became very popular in the coming years and was nominated for fifty Emmy Awards, winning seven.
The show aired for six seasons, starting from June 1998 to February 2004. After the end of the series, she signed a contract worth $38 million with ‘Gap,’ a well-known clothing company, to appear in their advertisements till early 2005.
In the ensuing years, she appeared in films, such as ‘The Family Stone’ (2005), ‘Failure to Launch’ (2006) and ‘Did You Hear About the Morgans?’ (2009). She reprised her role of Carrie in the films ‘The Sex and the City’ (2008) and ‘The Sex and the City 2’ (2010) which were hugely successful commercially.
The former received mixed reviews while the latter received negative reviews.
In 2013, she played a voice role in ‘Escape from Planet Earth’, a Canadian-American animated film which was her first voice role in a movie. The film was a commercial success but was met with mixed to negative reviews.
Her most recent works on the big screen include her roles in ‘All Roads Lead to Rome’ (2016) and ‘Best Day of My Life’ (2017).
She has also been playing the lead role in the TV series ‘Divorce’ since 2016. She is also a producer and has been a part of many television shows in this capacity.
Sarah Jessica Parker Net Worth
Sarah Jessica Parker has a net worth of $100 million.