Sarah Hyland Net Worth and Salary: Sarah Hyland is an American actress and model who has a net worth of $14 million. Although Hyland is probably best known for playing the character Haley Dunphy on the hit sitcom “Modern Family,” she is an experienced actress with many other credits under her belt. Throughout her career, she has won a number of accolades, awards and honors for her various roles in film and television projects.
First Life: Sarah Jane Hyland was born on November 24, 1990 in Manhattan, New York City. Raised by parents who were both actors, Sarah was always destined for a career in the entertainment industry. Her brother Ian is also an actor. She began her own acting career at the age of just four, providing voiceovers for various projects and booking roles in television commercials.
Sarah Hyland spent most of her early life as a homeschooler, with her mother conducting her lessons while also acting as her personal acting coach. She also spent a lot of time traveling with her father as he toured the country with various theater companies. After second grade, Hyland attended public school before being accepted to the Professional School of Performing Arts.
Career: Even before booking her iconic role on Modern Family, Sarah Hyland established herself in the acting world with a number of notable roles. At the age of seven, she booked her first major film role as Howard Stern’s daughter in Private Parts. This led to another role in the film The Object of My Affections. Then followed in 1999 a role in the telenovela “Another World”. During this time, Sarah studied various forms of dance and also took vocal training. This helped her excel in the theater world, and at age 11 she made her stage debut in a production of “Annie” in New Jersey.
Throughout this period, Hyland appeared in shows such as “Falcone”, “Law & Order”, “Law & Order: Trial by Jury”, “Touched by an Angel” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. While these roles helped Sarah push her career even further, she took another big step forward when she booked a major role in the comedy series ‘Lipstick Jungle’. Although the series was canceled in 2009, it allowed Hyland to show off his impressive comedic skills.
In search of greater opportunities, Sarah Hyland moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18. Once there, she booked a role in a pilot for a show called “My American Family.” The show was greenlit and the title was soon changed to “Modern Family”. From 2009 to the series ending in 2020, Sarah Hyland played the role of Haley Dunphy. From 2011 to 2014, the cast of “Modern Family” won Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. The show was also commercially successful and maintained a loyal fan base until the end.
During her time on “Modern Family,” Hyland was also busy with many other projects. In 2011, she starred in Disney’s ‘Geek Charming’ before following up in 2012 with an appearance in ‘Struck by Lightning’. In addition, Sarah continued to cultivate her stage acting career, appearing in productions such as Bad Girls, The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Scream, Hair, and Dark Part of the Forest. One of her most notable theater roles was in “Grey Gardens,” in which Hyland played Jackie Bouvier.
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The music: Sarah Hyland is also quite involved in music, and in 2016 she performed various pop songs with the band Boyce Avenue. She also performed the song “Met At a Party” at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards. She released the single later that year through Republic Records.
Brand Support: Sarah Hyland is the face of Wallflower Jeans. In 2012, she appeared in an advertising campaign for the Nintendo 3DS.
Salary benchmarks: When “Modern Family” first debuted, Sarah Hyland earned a salary of around $70,000 per episode. This remained normal from 2013 to 2018. From that time, Sarah earned a significantly increased $130,000 per episode until the series ended in 2020.
Renal dysplasia: As a child, Sarah Hyland was diagnosed with renal dysplasia. This disorder is caused by a malformation of the kidneys during fetal development and can lead to significant cysts on the kidneys. To treat this disorder, Sarah received a kidney transplant from her father at a young age. However, her body rejected the kidney, and in 2017 she received a second kidney transplant from her brother.
To make sure her body doesn’t reject the kidney, Hyland is regularly given special medications. As a result, she finds it difficult to improve her muscle mass and weight, and is also regularly confined to bed rest. Since receiving her kidney transplant in 2017, Hyland has struggled with suicidal thoughts, often blaming herself for rejecting the first kidney transplant and telling herself that she is a burden on her family. Since her second transplant, she has undergone 16 additional surgeries to restore her health and treat her kidneys.
Relations: Hyland dated actor Matt Prokop on the set of “Geek Charming” in 2010, and the two subsequently dated until 2014. The relationship ended when Sarah filed for a temporary restraining order against her boyfriend, claiming he was abusive verbally and towards her on their physical relationship of four years. She later made the restraining order permanent.
In 2017, it was reported that Sarah Hyland got engaged to Wells Adams, who is famous for appearing in reality shows like ‘The Bachelorette’ and ‘Bachelor in Paris’. The two live together in Los Angeles and officially announced their engagement in 2019.
Real Estate: In 2020, Sarah and Wells paid $3.55 million for a home in the LA suburb of Studio City. The expansive property has 5,672 square feet of living space, a lounge and its own private cinema. This wasn’t the first addition to Hyland’s real estate portfolio, as she owns at least two other properties. Her real estate collection includes a property not far from her 2020 application that she had low activity in 2013 for $715,000 and a decent-sized home in Valley Village, which has the young actress $1.9 million.