Sela Ward net worth: Sela Ward is an American actress with an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars. Born in Meridian, Mississippi, Sela Ward graduated from the University of Alabama, where she was a double major in Art and Advertising. After moving to New York to pursue a career in advertising, she began modeling to supplement her income as a storyboard artist. Eventually, her modeling career took over, as she was signed to the Wilhemina Agency, and began appearing in print campaigns and television ads for clients like Maybelline. She relocated to Los Angeles in the early 80s to pursue an acting career. Since then, she has appeared in such film projects as, "The Man Who Loved Women", "Nothing in Common", "Steele Justice", "54", "Runaway Bride", "The Day After Tomorrow", and "The Stepfather". However, she is most widely recognized for her television roles on such shows as, "Sisters", "Once & Again", and "CSI: NY".