Last Updated: May 8, 2023
Richest CelebritiesActors
Net Worth:
$200 Million
Date of Birth:
Mar 25, 1965 (58 years old)
Place of Birth:
5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)
Actor, Film Producer, Television producer, Model, Singer, Voice Actor, Businessperson
United States of America
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What is Sarah Jessica Parker's Net Worth and Salary?

Sarah Jessica Parker is an American actress, model, singer and producer who has a net worth of $200 million. That's a combined net worth with her longtime husband, fellow actor Matthew Broderick.

Sarah is probably best-known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO series "Sex and the City." She starred in 94 episodes of the show across six seasons in the original run. She then appeared in two feature films and a 10-episode revival on HBO Max titled "And Just Like That…" which premiered in December 2021. Thanks to the role, Sarah earned four Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Emmy Awards.

In 2022, Time magazine named Sarah Jessica Parker as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Key Facts
  • Four-time Golden Globe Award winner
  • Two-time Primetime Emmy Award winner
  • Married to Matthew Broderick
  • Highest paid actor all-time per episode
  • Lives in New York City and Ireland

Sex and the City Salary/Earnings

As of this writing, Sarah holds the record for highest per-episode salary in television history. She set this record after receiving a pay raise prior to the fourth season in 2001 that also gave her a producer credit. Thanks to this deal, for the final three seasons of the show, which aired between 2001 and 2004, Sara earned $3.2 million per episode. She filmed 46 episodes over that period which equates to $147 million on those three seasons alone. After adjusting for inflation she earned essentially earned $4.333 million per episode, which is $182 million for the final three seasons.

Sara earned roughly $50 million over the first three seasons, 48 episodes, bringing her total earnings from the show alone to right around $200 million.

Much to the chagrin of her castmates, Sara also earned massive paydays for the two feature films. Sara earned $15 million for the first movie and $20 million for the second. By comparison, for the first film her co-stars Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis each earned just $3 million.

For 2021's 10-episode revival "And Just Like That…" Sarah earned $1 million per episode.

Added all up, between television and film salaries, Sarah Jessica Parker earned $250 million from HBO thanks to "Sex and the City."

As we mentioned moments ago, Sarah is the highest paid actress in television history in terms of salary per episode. The top five highest paid actors of this writing are:

Highest Paid Actors of All Time

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Early Life

Sarah was born on March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio. Being the fourth of eight siblings, Parker was raised in relative poverty following the divorce of her mother, an elementary school teacher, and her father, an aspiring writer. In such surroundings, Parker started to train as both a dancer and singer. Soon, she was bringing home paychecks from a young age. Parker was only eight-years-old when she landed her first TV show, in 1976. After the young fledgling actress won her first Broadway role in The Innocents, her family moved to New Jersey to encourage her career.

Sarah Jessica Parker's major success was starring in the cultural phenomenon that is Sex and the City. This cult role, which among other things made her fabulously wealthy, was reprized by who else but Parker herself in the 2008 feature film based on the show, "Sex and the City: The Movie", and in its sequel, "Sex and the City 2", which opened on May 26, 2010. Meanwhile, she launched her own fashion line "Bitten" on June 7, 2007 in partnership with discount clothing chain Steve & Barry's. The line could be found exclusively at Steve and Barry's, featuring clothing items and accessories under $20. What's more, Sarah Jessica Parker has been designing clothes with Halston and she has a line of best selling fragrances including NYC which brought in $18 million in 2010. She has also appeared in many other films, including the recent ones: Sellebity (2013), Married and Cheating (2013) and Escape from Planet Earth (2013).

Other Ventures

In 2005, Sarah released her own perfume called "Lovely," and launched her own fashion line, "Bitten," in 2007. In February of 2014, she started the SPJ Collection line of footwear at Nordstrom. As of 2022, the line was bringing in $25 million annually.

Sarah Jessica Parker started the production company "Pretty Matches" in 2005 with Alison Benson. Since 2009, it has been creating content for HBO and other channels. She announced a partnership with the American Library Association in 2017 to create the online platform, Book Club Central. And in 2019, Sarah entered into a collaboration partnership with New Zealand Winery Invivo & Co. to produce a collection of wines.

Personal Life

Sarah has been married to Matthew Broderick since 1997. They have three children together: A son, James, and twin daughters, Marion and Tabitha. She previously dated Robert Downey, Jr. from 1984 to 1991.

Sarah Jessica Parker Net Worth


Real Estate

In March 2011, Sarah and Matthew spent $18.995 million on a townhouse in New York City. They proceeded to spend millions renovating the property before listing it for $24.99 million in 2012, but they struggled to find a buyer who was willing to reimburse them for what they'd spend on renovations. Eventually, they were forced to sell for just $18.25 million, swallowing a multi-million after their renovation expenses were taken into account.

In 2016, Sarah and Matthew spent a whopping $34.5 million on two side-by-side NYC townhouses. They combined the property into one brand-new mansion with 14,000 square feet of living space, 2,100 square feet of outdoor space, and 50 feet of street frontage.

While they were finishing up their ambitious property development project in New York, they lived in a nearby townhouse that they purchased way back in 2000 for $2.995 million. They also renovated this property. They lived in this home for much of the two decades between 2000 and 2002. In January of 2020 the couple listed this townhouse for sale for $19 million. It took exactly a year to finally offload. They ultimately accepted $15 million.

They also own two modest homes in the Hamptons neighborhood of Amagansett, that were acquired in 2006 for a total of $6.6 million. Broderick and Parker also reportedly own property in a part of Ireland where Matthew spent his summers as a child.

Sarah Jessica Parker Earnings

  • Sex and the City
    $15 Million
  • Failure to Launch
    $1 Million
  • Sex and the City
    $325 Thousand/episode
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