Sarah Michelle Gellar Net Worth: Sarah Michelle Gellar is an American actress who has a net worth of $30 million. This is a net worth combined with that of her husband, actor Freddie Prinze, Jr. She is probably best known for her role in ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’.
The first years of life: Sarah Michelle Prinze, known professionally as the Gellar girl, was born in Long Island, New York on April 14, 1977. Her mother, Rosellen (née Greenfield), worked as a kindergarten teacher, and her father, Arthur Gellar, worked as a garment worker. She is an only child. Her parents divorced when she was seven, and she and her mother moved to Manhattan’s Upper East Side. She remained estranged from her father growing up and into adulthood, until he died in 2001. Due to her work schedule, she often missed classes. She eventually graduated from Vocational School for Children in 1994, after completing most of her senior year of high school through guided studies because she was so busy working on the show All My Children.
Career: Gellar got his start as a child actor after being spotted by an agent when he was four. She appeared in many television commercials, including a controversial one for Burger King that led to a lawsuit. He appeared in the films “An Invasion of Privacy” (1983), “Over the Brooklyn Bridge” (1984), “Funny Farm” (1988) and “High Stakes” (1989), and guest starred on the show “Spenser” . : For Hire” and Crossbow”, as well as the miniseries “A Woman Named Jackie” (1991). She also appeared in the stage or Broadway production of “The Widow Claire” with Matthew Broderick and Eric Stoltz.
In 1992, she landed the lead role in the syndicated series Swans Crossing, which ran for one season. Her performance on the show earned her two Young Artist Award nominations. She then played Kendall Hart on the long-running soap opera “All My Children” from 1993 to 1995. Due to her role on “All My Children”, Gellar gained wider national recognition and became a household name. Also in 1995, she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Kendall Hart.
After leaving “All My Children,” Gellar moved to Los Angeles, California, where she had the role of Buffy Summers in Joss Whedon’s new television series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” The show aired from 1997 to 2003 for a total of seven seasons. It was a smash hit with the public and also critically acclaimed. During the show’s run, Gellar won a total of five Teen Choice Awards, the Saturn Award for Best Actress in a Television Genre – Television Drama, and was also nominated for a Golden Globe. While starring in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Gellar simultaneously worked on various film projects. These include the slasher film I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), which grossed $125 million on a modest $17 million budget; “Scream 2” (1997), which grossed over $172 million worldwide; the romantic comedy “Simply Irresistible” (1999); “Cruel Intentions” (1999), which grossed $75 million worldwide on a $10 million budget; the independent drama “Harvard Man” (2001); and the live-action film “Scooby-Doo” (2002).
After “Buddy the Vampire Slayer” ended, Gellar appeared in “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” (2004); “The Grudge” (2004); “Southland Tales” (2006); “The Return” (2006); “Suburban Girl” (2007); and “The Air I Breathe” (2007). He also voiced several characters for the animated series “Robot Chicken” and made appearances on shows such as “The Simpsons,” “American Dad!” and “God, the Devil and Bob.” She even returned to “All My Children” for a short time. He also starred in The CW drama “Ringer” from 2011 to 2012, the CBS sitcom “The Crazy Ones” opposite Robin Williams from 2013 to 2014, and played a recurring character in the animated series “Star Wars Rebels” .
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Other works: Gellar co-founded Foodstirs, a food manufacturing startup brand, with entrepreneurs Galit Laibow and Greg Fleishman. They started the brand in 2015 and offer organic baking mixes and kits. The brand is sold both online and retail, and by the end of 2017 was sold in over 8,000 stores. In 2018, the brand entered into an agreement with Starbucks to carry its mug cake mixes in all Starbucks stores nationwide. Gellar is also the author of the cookbook Stirring up Fun with Food, which was published in April 2017 and was co-written by Gia Russo.
Personal life: Gellar first met Freddie Prinze Jr. in 1997 on the set of “I Know What You Did Last Summer.” They started dating in 2000, got engaged in 2001 and married in 2002. They have two children together and live in Los Angeles, California. Gellar and Prinze have worked together several times, starring in the films “Scooby-Doo” (2002) and “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” (2004) and the animated series “Star Wars Rebels”.
Real Estate: In 2001, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar bought a home in Bel-Air for $2.45 million. The sprawling 7,600 square foot property has French doors and a shaded area. In 2014, they listed the property for $5.45 million. In 2013, Gellar and Prinze Jr. spent $6.1 million on a new property in Mandeville Canyon, Los Angeles. The three-story, 7,138-square-foot mansion was built in 2006. It wasn’t until about 6 months later that the couple put the property back on the market with a listed price of $7.9 million.