What Is ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Star Sarah Michelle Gellar’s Net Worth Today?
In the ’90s there was one teen queen who reigned supreme. Sarah Michelle Gellar was the badass Buffy Summers on the hit WB series, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, she also sizzled in hit movies like Cruel Intentions, and I Know What You Did Last Summer. A native of New York City, Gellar was discovered at the age of four, and she worked on series like the soap opera All My Children before snagging the role of Buffy in 1996 at the age of 19.
Gellar married her long-time love, fellow actor Freddie Prinze Jr. on September 1, 2002, and they have two children together –there’s has been one of the most long-lasting relationships in Hollywood. So what is the Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum worth today and why is her next television project so exciting?
Sarah Michelle Gellar is worth $20 million
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Sarah Michelle Gellar is worth $20 million today. While most of her money has come from her acting gigs, including her $100,000 per episode deal that she made while starring on The CW TV series, The Ringer which aired in 2012, Gellar has also landed several endorsements throughout her career. In 1999, at 21 years old, she signed a contract with Maybelline to become the company’s first celebrity spokeswoman since the original Wonder Woman, Linda Carter in the late ’70s.
Gellar’s husband Freddie Prinze Jr. is worth nearly as much as his wife. With a $19 million net worth, Prinze has earned his wealth through his work on movies like I Know What You Did All Summer, She’s All That, and most recently, shows like 24. With a combined net worth of $39 million, we’d say that this Hollywood power couple isn’t doing too shabby.
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A new project with Ellen DeGeneres
Since her days as Buffy, Sarah Michelle Gellar has worked on several other projects including a show with the late -Robin Williams called The Crazy Ones. Now, the mother of two is plotting her TV return, and this time she is teaming up with everyone’s favorite lady, Ellen DeGeneres to make sure it happens. Gellar is set to make her television comeback in the new series, Sometimes I Lie which is based on Alice Feeney’s novel of the same name.
Sometimes I Lie follows Amber Reynolds (Gellar), a woman who wakes up in the hospital blind, mute, and paralyzed but able to hear everything going on around her. The show then flashes between Amber’s childhood, past, present as the mystery of her condition begins to unfold. The show doesn’t have a network just yet, but we do know that both Gellar and DeGeneres will act as executive producers.
Sometimes I Lie will be Gellar’s first major series since CBS’ The Crazy Ones, which was canceled in 2014 following Williams’ death. She also voices characters on Robot Chicken and Star Wars Rebels.