Quick Facts of Sela Ann Ward

  • Full NameSela Ann Ward
  • Net Worth$50 Million
  • Date of Birth11 July, 1956
  • NicknameWard
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceMeridian, Mississippi, U.S.
  • Ethnicity Caucasian
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActress, author, producer, spokesperson
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1983-Present
  • Eye colour Hazel
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseHoward Sherman (m. 1992)
  • Height5feet 7inches (1.7 m)
  • Weight53kg (116lbs)
  • Body Measurement34-24-34
  • Education University of Alabama
  • Online PresenceTwitter (113K followers), Instagram (42K followers), Facebook (180K followers)
  • Children2 - Austin Wood (born on May 13th, 1994), and Anabella Raye Sherman (born on May 30, 1998)
  • Horoscope Cancer
Sela Ward

Sela Ward is an American actress, author, and producer is famous for as Teddy Reed in the NBC drama series, Sisters (1991–1996), for which she received her first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1994. Moreover, she played the role of a President of the United States in the science fiction film, Independence Day: Resurgence in 2016.

Ward has maintained an impressive net worth and earns a lucrative amount of fortune from her profession. Besides, she tied the knot with Howard Sherman, an actor. Moreover, the couple shares 2 daughters. To know more in details about Ward’s career as well as her personal life, net worth, and age, read the biography of Sela Ward.

Who is Sela Ann Ward? Her Bio & Wiki

Sela Ward is one of the famous stars with a multi-talented personality in the entertainment industry. Moreover, she had many recurring roles on the series, Once and Again, CSI: NY and also, played as Dr. Lucy Hall in the 2004 film, The Day After Tomorrow. She also appeared in many episodes of House M.D. as Stacy along with Hugh Laurie.

Ward was born as Sela Ann Ward on 11th July 1956, in Meridian, Mississippi U.S. Moreover, Ward’s nationality is American and her ethnicity is Caucasian-White. She was raised by her parents, Annie Kate, a housewife, and Granberry Holland “G.H.” Ward, Jr., an electrical engineer. She is the eldest of 4 children with a sister, Jenna, and 2 brothers, Brock and Granberry Holland Ward III.

Sela Ward Childhood
Sela Ward Childhood

Concerning about Ward’s education, she attended the University of Alabama, where she was Homecoming Queen, a Crimson Tide cheerleader, and joined Chi Omega sorority. Furthermore, she double-majored in fine art and advertising and graduated in 1977.

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Inside of Sela Ward’s Career

Talking about Sela Ward’s profession, Ward started her career from modeling to supplement her income while working in New York City as a storyboard artist for multimedia presentations. Moreover, the Wilhelmina agency recruited her and, soon featured in television commercials promoting, Maybelline, cosmetics.

Ward received her second lead actress Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for her role of Lily Brooks Manning on the series, Once and Again. Moreover, she appeared as newswoman Sharon Schieber in Gone Girl (2014) and co-starred as playing the role of President of the United States, President Lanford in Independence Day: Resurgence, released in June 2016. She also played the leading role along with Nick Nolte in the political comedy series, Graves. Moreover, she also starred in the leading role alongside Missy Peregrym, Zeeko Zaki and Jeremy Sisto in the crime series, FBI.

How much is Sela Ward’s Salary & Net Worth?

As of 2019, Sela Ward has an estimated net worth of $50 Million according to Celebrity Net Worth. But, as per The Richest net worth, Ward has a net worth of $5 Million. However, the actual net worth isn’t disclosed yet. Moreover, she has earned an impressive amount of money from her profession.

Besides, she hasn’t revealed the actual amount of her salary till yet. But, we can assume that she earns an average salary of an American actress of $50249 in the United States. Here are some of Sela Ward’s movies, that she has made a part of and which have succeeded in the box office collection as listed below;

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Cast Members
Gone Girl $61 Million (Estimated) $369,330,363 8.1 Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris
Independence Day: Resurgence $165 Million (Estimated) $389,684,482 5.2 Jeff Goldblum, Liam Hemsworth, Bill Pullman
The Guardian $70 Million  $94,973,540 6.9 Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Costner

Sela Ward’s House

Sela Ward has recently sold her Bel Air House at the cost of $39.995 million (approximately $40 Million) and also, contributed to the building of Hope Village which currently serves 200 foster children annually.

Actress Sela Ward and her VC husband are selling their Bel Air mansion for $40 million
Actress Sela Ward and her VC husband are selling their Bel Air mansion for $40 million

Furthermore, the house built in the 1940s, much of the home has rebuilt with reclaimed wood from Louisiana and Mississippi, where Ward grew up. Among the 8-acre property’s notable consists a 30-seat movie theater, outdoor kitchen, and mini-golf course.

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Who is Sela Ward’s Husband? Her Marriage & Children

Coming up to Sela Ward’s personal life, Ward is a 62 years old married woman. Moreover, she got married to her fiance, Howard Elliott Sherman on May 23, 1992. Besides, Ward and Sherman first on the first on the set, and now they are celebrating their 26 years of marriage.

Furthermore, the couple has two adorable children, Austin Wood (born on May 13th, 1994), and Anabella Raye Sherman (born on May 30, 1998). Besides, there is no serious rumors and controversies of affairs as presented and the couple is living their life happily without any queries between them.

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However, the media knows about her previous relationship affair with Bob Baumhower, a restaurateur and a former American football player since 1997. Later, the couple split up in 1979 due to some misunderstandings between them. Further, Ward also dated Richard Dean Anderson, an American actor in 1983. However, the couple didn’t last for long and broke up in 1986. Besides, she was linked into an affair with Peter Weller, an American film actor in the same year. Later, they also separated in 1990 because of some disagreements between them.

Peter Weller and Sela Ward
Peter Weller and Sela Ward

Besides, Ward hasn’t faced any controversies and rumors regarding her personal life and career. Neither did anything false that someone would raise a voice on her character. Currently, Ward is busy with her work while concentrating on her career. Hence, Ward is living a happy married life with her husband and children.