Who Makes More Money: Freddie Prinze Jr. or Sarah Michelle Gellar?

Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar are one of Hollywood’s most enduring couples. They both rose to fame in the 1990s as young stars who appeared in a variety of popular shows and movies. Today, they are balancing their acting career while being parents to two children.

Prinze Jr. and Gellar seem to both have the same amount of popularity, so some fans might be wondering: Who actually makes more money and has a higher net worth? Read on below to find out.

Freddie Prinze Jr. on the Tonight show
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How did Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar meet?

Prinze Jr. and Gellar met on the set of the 1998 film I Know What You Did Last Summer. However, they did not start dating until 2000, and their first date was a complete accident.

“We had made plans for dinner with a mutual friend and the person canceled,” Gellar once told People. “We decided to have dinner anyway and never looked back.”

In 2016, Prinze Jr. also revealed that he knew there was something special about Gellar when she ordered a real meal instead of a salad. Prinze Jr. has always been a foodie, so he did not connect well with Hollywood starlets who did not eat much, but Gellar was a great match for him.

When did Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar get married?

Prinze Jr. and Gellar tied the knot in September 2002. Their wedding was at the El Careyes resort in Mexico. It was supposed an outdoor event, but Hurricane Hernan hit the area on their special day, and their couple had to move everything inside.

Additionally, the day after their wedding was held, a 4.6 earthquake struck the area while the guests were leaving.

However, natural disasters did not get in the way of their marriage. Prinze Jr. and Gellar are still married to this day.

Gellar once shared their secret for having a long-lasting relationship is simply to spend a lot of time together.

“Take the 10 minutes – put the phone down. Have a cup of coffee together. Walk the dog at the end of the night. Read a story with your kids,” she shared with People. “Make the most of the time that you have.”

For Prinze Jr., he also believes that their relationship has been able to last because it was originally built on a solid foundation of friendship.

He told E! News: “We were just friends for a good two years before we ever went on a date. She knew what kind of guy I was. She knew what my morals were, what my priorities were and visa versa. We already kind of knew all the faults in the other person.”

How many kids do Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar have?

Prinze Jr. and Gellar have two children: Charlotte (b. 2009) and Rocky (b. 2012).

Just like how Gellar believes that a couple needs time to connect with each other to keep their love alive, she also finds it important for her whole family to spend time together as much as possible.

She told Us Magazine that she always tries to find ways for her family to “unplug and connect.” For example, she and her husband love to cook with their children.

Does Freddie Prinze Jr. or Sarah Michelle Gellar make more money?

Prinze Jr. and Gellar have appeared in a few popular movies together like I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) and Scooby Doo (2002). However, they have also done solo work separate of each other as well.

For example, Prinze Jr. has been in shows like Freddie and 24. Meanwhile, Gellar is known for being the face of the popular series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Prinze Jr. and Gellar have similar net worths, but Gellar is worth a bit more. Prinze Jr. is worth around $19 million while Gellar is worth around $20 million.