Sarah Paulson Age, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Family, Height and Biography

sarah paulson
Net Worth $12 Million
Name Sarah Paulson
Date of Birth 17 December 1974
Age 49 Years Old
Gender Female

Sarah Paulson Net Worth

$12 Million

Sarah Paulson also known as Sarah Catharine Paulson, is an American actress and model. As of 2024, Sarah Paulson’s net worth is $12 million.

Along with her illustrious career in the movies, for which she is both lauded and respected, Sarah is also famous for all the awards that she has won throughout her acting career till now. The Primetime Emmy award, Golden Globe award are some of the most prestigious awards that she has won in her lifetime.

Sarah Paulson is a Democrat. She has also been named in the list of top 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in the artists’ category. Furthermore, Paulson was also ranked among the best-dressed women in 2018 by the fashion website, Net-a-Porter.

Sarah Paulson Wiki/Biography

Born on 17 December 1974, Sarah Paulson’s age is 49 Years Old as of 2024. She was born in Tampa, Florida and raised in New York, where Paulson had to move after the divorce of her parents. Her early life was spent in the south of Tampa until her parents’ divorce, which happened when she was a five-year-old child.

Sarah Paulson was a student of P.S. 29 and Berkeley Carroll School in Brooklyn, who then went on to attend Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in Manhattan.

Later on, when she completed her high school education, Paulson enrolled herself at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Paulson always dreamt of starting a career in acting and she began working as an actress right after completing High School.

Name Sarah Paulson
Full Name Sarah Catharine Paulson
Net Worth $12 Million
Date of Birth 17 December 1974
Age 49 Years Old
Birth Place Tampa, Florida, United States
Currently Live in Tampa
Profession Actress and Model
Debut Film: What Women Want (2000)
Television Series: American Gothic (1995)
Years Active 1994 – Present
Famous Role Miss Isringhausen in Film Deadwood (2006)
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity English, Danish, German and French Descent
Hometown Tampa, Florida
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
School/High School P.S. 29, Brooklyn
Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, Manhattan, New York, United States
College/University American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, United States
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Girlfriend & Relationships

Sarah Paulson’s Parents are Douglas Lyle Paulson II and Catharine Gordon (née Dolcater). Her father’s name is Douglas Lyle Paulson II who is an executive by profession and her mother’s name is Catharine Gordon who is waitress by profession.

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Sarah Paulson with her Mother

Her mother was a waitress while her father was a Tampa door manufacturing company executive. The relationship of her parents was not the very closest. It ultimately ended in a divorce when Paulson was a girl of 5.

Sarah Paulson has two sisters name is Rachel Paulson and Liz Paulson apart from herself and both of them used to live with their mother, Catharine Paulson.

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Sarah Paulson with her Sister (Liz Paulson)
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Sarah Paulson with her Sisters

Sarah Paulson was known for her relationship with actress Cherry Jones, which started in 2004 and lasted till 2009.

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Sarah Paulson with her Ex Girlfriend (Cherry Jones)

Apart from Cherry, Sarah was in a relationship with playwright Tracy Letts. She had also engaged in a romantic relationship with actress Holland Taylor.

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Sarah Paulson with her Girlfriend

Sarah Paulson had seen long-term relationships with both men and women rather than short-term flings. She was also once engaged with Tracy Letts.

Father Name Douglas Lyle Paulson II
Mother Name Catharine Gordon (née Dolcater)
Brother Name
Sister Name Rachel Paulson
Liz Paulson
Girlfriend Holland Taylor
Cherry Jones (Ex)
Tracy Letts (Ex)
Marital Status Engaged

Physical Appearance

Sarah Paulson is 5’ 6” (1.68m) tall and weighs 55 kgs (121 lbs.) The actress measures 34-24-34 and has light brown color eyes. The hair color of Sarah Paulson can be described as a blonde (dyed).

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Height (approx) in centimeters: 170 cm
in meters: 1.70 m
in feet inches: 5’ 6”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 55 kg
in pounds: 121 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Blonde


Sarah Paulson started her acting career right after completing her High School studies. Sarah first appeared in Talking Pictures, a play by Horton Foote, which she played at the Signature Theatre.

Her next break was in the American police procedural and legal drama series, Law & Order.

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She was next cast as the adult character of the daughter of the character played by Kathleen Turner. She featured in another series, which was short-lived, American Gothic.

Sarah Paulson made her debut in the feature film, Levitation, an independent thriller movie where Paulson played the character of a woman, who discovers her pregnancy via an anonymous sexual encounter.

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Sarah continued to be cast in several movies back to back, including Killer Joe, The Other Sister, Held Up, What Women Want.

She also found her way to numerous series: Leap of Faith, Cracker, Deadwood, Nip/Tuck, The D.A, and more. Paulson’s acting continued with small roles in movies and larger roles in series. She also received a nomination for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film, which she got for her role in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.

Paulson then saw her a bunch of roles in ABC series like Grey’s Anatomy, Cupid, and in the HBO movie Game Change. Game Change, which was based on the U.S Presidential Election campaign of 2008, helped Paulson receive the Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations. She played the role of Nicolle Wallace in it.

Sarah Paulson played several characters in movies, plays, and series between 2008-2015, which includes Martha Marcy May Marlene, American Horror Story, American Horror Story: Asylum, Coven, and in the famous historical drama, 12 Years a Slave, which was heaped with numerous accolades and critical appraisals from all parts of the globe.

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Sarah starred as a prosecutor, Marcia Clark in the American true crime anthology series, American Crime Story. Her role received immense praises throughout. Furthermore, her performance was rewarded with several awards including the TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Drama, the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film.

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