Sarah Paulson Net Worth

Sarah Paulson is an American actress who has a net worth of $12 million. Paulson is best known for her roles on “American Horror Story” (2011–present), “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (2016), and “Ratched” (2020), but she has also appeared in several films, such as “What Women Want” (2000), “12 Years a Slave” (2013), “Carol” (2015), “Bird Box” (2018), and “Ocean’s 8” (2018).

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Sarah Paulson Info
Net Worth$12 Million
Date of BirthDecember 17, 1974 (age 48 years)
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)


In 1995, Sarah appeared in the television film “Friends at Last” and began playing the ghost of a murder victim on the CBS series “American Gothic,” which ran for one season. She then booked the lead role in the 1997 indie film “Levitation” and co-starred with Juliette Lewis and Diane Keaton in 1999’s “The Other Sister.” Sarah played Elisa Cronkite on the WB’s “Jack & Jill” from 1999 to 2001, appearing in all 32 episodes of the series. In 2000, she had a small role in “What Women Want,” and in 2002, she appeared in the comedy “Bug,” portrayed Luci Baines Johnson in the HBO film “Path to War,” and played the lead role on the NBC sitcom “Leap of Faith.” Paulson then appeared in the films “Down with Love (2003), “Serenity” (2005), and “The Notorious Bettie Page” (2005) and guest-starred on the FX series “Nip/Tuck,” the first of many collaborations with Ryan Murphy, who she would also work with on “American Horror Story,” “American Crime Story,” and “Ratched.”

Personal Life

Sarah dated actress Cherry Jones from 2004 to 2009 and has said that before Jones, she had only had relationships with men, including playwright Tracy Letts, who she was once engaged to. She began a relationship with actress Holland Taylor in 2015, and the couple won the “Love is Great” award at the The Queerties in 2019. In 2018, the fashion website Net-a-Porter named Paulson one of the year’s best-dressed women. Sarah is a Democrat and appeared in the anti-Trump HBO satire “Coastal Elites” during the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic.

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I had gone away from Twitter because before people had been so mean to me. Talking about my lisp and my enormous forehead and all these things. I do have a lisp, I do have a forehead I know you could land a plane on, it's no mystery to me. I just didn't have the skin for it.

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It's OK to sit in the Golden Globe room and look around and think, 'Oh, Helen Mirren's a loser tonight, so is Nicole Kidman. Meryl Streep lost tonight. Jessica Lange didn't win.' If you're gonna be in the company of losers, that's the company to be in.

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I like to go into an audition room, particularly when they think I'm not right for a part, and really fight for it. There's something so exciting and challenging about proving to yourself that you can pull it off.

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I think it's very important for people to not judge the people you're playing. You have to find a way to love them because their story is theirs. I just don't think there would be any use in that.

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I love the idea of people walking away with the idea of hope and possibility.

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