Sarah Jessica Parker Biography
Sarah Jessica Parker was born in Nelsonville, Ohio, the daughter of nursery-school operator and teacher Barbara Parker (née Keck) and entrepreneur and journalist Stephen Parker. Her parents’ marriage and her mother’s second marriage produced a total of eight children; her full siblings include actors Timothy Britten Parker and Pippin Parker. Parker’s parents divorced when she was three and a half years old, and her mother married truck driver and account executive Paul Forste. Parker attended the School of American Ballet in New York City, the New York Professional Children’s School, Cincinnati’s School for Creative and Performing Arts, and Los Angeles’ Hollywood High School. Parker studied singing and ballet as a child and was soon cast in the Broadway revival of William Archibald’s play The Innocents. Her family relocated to Cincinnati, then to Dobbs Ferry, New York, close to New York City, so she could receive specialized training. Parker’s mother and stepfather supported her as a child actress there. In 1977, the family relocated to Roosevelt Island, located in the East River between Manhattan and Queens, and later to Manhattan. Parker attended Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, New Jersey, after the family relocated.
Sarah Jessica Parker Career
Sarah Jessica Parker is an actress and television producer from the United States. She has received numerous honors, including six Golden Globes and two Primetime Emmy Awards. Time magazine named her one of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2022.
Parker starred in and produced the independent drama Here and Now in 2018, playing a New York City singer who receives a life-changing medical diagnosis.
Parker and her husband, Broderick, appeared in a two-week revival of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite at Boston’s Colonial Theatre in February 2020. Previews at the Hudson Theatre were scheduled for March 2020, with an official debut in April 2020, but this was later postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Following several delays, previews are now set to begin on February 28, 2022, with the official debut set for March 28, 2022. Parker hosted the MTV Movie Awards in 2000, appearing in fourteen different outfits throughout the show. Through her work in a variety of advertising campaigns, she has also become the face of many of the world’s largest fashion brands. Parker signed a lucrative deal with Garnier in August 2003 to appear in TV and print advertisements promoting their Nutrisse hair products. Pretty Matches, Parker’s production company, has been creating content for HBO and other channels since 2009. Parker entered into a partnership with New Zealand winery Invivo & Co in 2019 to produce a range of wines.
Sarah Jessica Parker Personal Life
Parker was married to actor Robert Downey Jr. from 1984 to 1991. Parker married actor Matthew Broderick in an Episcopal ceremony officiated by Broderick’s sister, Janet Broderick Kraft, on May 19, 1997, in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. One of Parker’s brothers introduced them at the Naked Angels theater company, where Parker and Broderick both performed. The couple married in a civil ceremony at a historic synagogue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. James, their son, was born on October 28, 2002. Marion and Tabitha, Parker and Broderick’s twin daughters, were born via surrogacy on June 22, 2009. Parker has lived in Greenwich Village with her husband and children since 2009. It was reported in 2017 that the couple was combining two townhouses on West 11th Street that they had purchased for $35 million in 2016, with renovations continuing into 2019.
Sarah Jessica Parker Net Worth
Sarah Jessica Parker has an estimated net worth of approximately $200 million.