Sarah Jessica Parker is best known for her flawless role in Sex and the City. If you’ve actually seen the HBO series, you’ll agree that Parker, who played the fictional character, Carrie Bradshaw, was one of the best stars of the television series.
The American romantic comedy-drama television show, which ran from 1998 to 2004, has 94 episodes and is based on the 1997 book Sex and the City, written by Candace Bushnell. The actress’ role in the series, which dealt with topics such as femininity, safe sex, sexuality, and promiscuity, also earned her two Emmy Awards and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Shortly after completing Sex and the City in 2004, Jessica took a break from TV shows but continued to star in films. She eventually returned to television in 2012 with the FOX series Glee as Isabelle Wright. She appeared in three episodes of Glee and later switched to the HBO series Divorce. Parker currently plays in Divorce as Frances Dufresne. The television series has been broadcast since 2016 until today.
Sarah Jessica Parker Biography (Age)
Sarah Jessica Parker is the daughter of Barbara Parker and Stephen Parker. While her mother is a kindergarten teacher and operator, her father was a journalist and entrepreneur and journalist.
She was born on March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio. She has seven brothers and sisters who come from her parents’ relationship and from her mother’s second marriage to Paul Forste, a truck driver and account manager.
Parker’s blood siblings are actors Pippin Parker and Timothy Britten Parker. Her father, who was born in Brooklyn, is Jewish, while her mother is of English and German descent.
The actress attended Dwight Morrow High School and later the School of American Ballet in New York City. Other schools she attended in her quest to become a better actress and singer include Hollywood High School in Los Angeles, the School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati, and the New York Professional Children’s School.
Her Family – Husband, Kids, Divorce
Sarah Jessica Parker is currently married to Matthew Broderick, a New York-born stage actor, comedian, singer, and actor. The marriage was consummated on May 19, 1997, in a civil ceremony on the Lower East Side in Manhattan.
The Hollywood stars met for the first time and began a relationship after Jessica’s brother introduced the actor Jessica after they [Matthew and Parker] finished their performances with the iconic theater group Naked Angels.
The couple welcomed their first child in 2002, a son named James Wilkie Broderick. Their twin daughters, Tabitha Hodge and Marion Loretta Elwell joined them later in June 2009 as surrogates.
Parker and her husband named their twin daughters “Elwell” and “Hodge” after their mother’s family. The couple currently lives with their three children in New York, but sometimes spend time in Ireland, in their second home, near Kilcar in County Donegal.
For those who really want to know whether Broderick Parker’s first husband is Broderick, the answer is yes. Jessica’s marriage to the actor was her first, but we can’t tell if she is Matthew’s first wife.
Before their marriage, Sarah had a six-year romantic relationship with actor Robert Downey Jr. Although many thought they would get married one day, the duo, unfortunately, split up after six years. According to the actress she was forced to leave Robert because he was fighting with drug addiction at that time which had a negative effect on their relationship.
Shortly after the end of their relationship with Downey in 1991, Parker is said to have dated John F. Kennedy Jr., the son of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, who died on 16 July 1999 at the age of 38 on the Atlantic Ocean.
Net Worth – How Rich Is She?
With so many appearances on the screen and enviable awards and nominations under her belt, it is safe to say that Sarah Jessica is enjoying a flourishing career.
Since her Broadway debut in 1976 with the revival of The Innocents at the age of 11, she has cast more and more acting roles in the film industry. Some of her film hits include The L.A. Story, Honeymoon in Vegas, Ed Wood, The First Wives Club, Did You Hear About The Morgans, and many others.
Besides acting, she has her perfume and clothing lines, which have also put a large amount of money in her pocket. While her clothing line, launched on March 27, 2007, is called Bitten, her fragrance line, called Lovely, was launched in 2005.
She also has a shoe collection called SJP Collection, which is located at Nordstrom. She was once the face of the mega fashion brands Garnier and Gap and is said to have signed a whopping $38 million contract with the latter. According to authoritative sources, her net worth is between 90 and 135 million dollars.