Sela Ward Bio, Affair, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height


Sela Ward is an American actress, author, and producer. She is known for the NBC drama series Sisters. She is married and has two kids.

Relationship Facts of Sela Ward

  • Sela Ward is married to Howard Elliott Sherman.
  • Sela Ward married on May 23, 1992.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 219 days 💑
  • She is mother of Two (Anabella Raye Sherman, Austin Ward Sherman).
  • Sela Ward is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Sela Ward dated American football player Bob Baumhower in 1977. Ward dated her Emerald Point N.A.S co-star Richard Dean Anderson whom she met during the shooting of the TV series from 1983 to 1986.

Sela dated American actor Peter Weller dated in the late 80s. She met entrepreneur Howard Elliott Sherman in 1991 and the two tied the knot on May 23, 1992.

Together, the couple has two children Austin Ward (born on May 13, 1994) and Anabella Raye (born on May 30, 1998).

Who is Sela Ward?

Sela Ward is a famous American author, actress, and producer, who is best known for her roles on television beginning in the early 1980s.

Likely, she has received her second Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for the leading role of Lily Manning in the ABC drama series Once and Again (1999–2002).

Sela Ward: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Sela Ward was born in Meridian, Mississippi, the United States on July 11, 1956. Her birth name is Sela Ann Ward and she is currently 64 years old.

Her father’s name is Granberry Holland (electrical engineer) and her mother’s name is  Annie Kate (homemaker). Whereas as a child, Sela was not like the other children in her locality. Sela Ward had big dreams about her life and also wanted to go out and try something big.

Her father would become aggressive whenever he drank. She and her mother suffered a lot due to his self-destructive habits.

Sela has three siblings namely, Granberry Ward III, Brock Ward, Jenna Ward. She holds American citizenship and mixed (English- Scottish) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Cancer.

Education, School/ College University

Talking about Sela’s education history, she graduated from the University of Alabama.

Sela Ward: Professional Life, Career

Talking about her profession, Sela was unaware of how successful she could be as a model. In the late 1970s, she started modeling after being offered a contract by ‘Wilhelmina Models,’ a reputed agency. She modeled in print and was soon seen in commercial advertisements for ‘Maybelline’ and many other beauty products.

By the early 1980s, she had become a known model. Soon, she thought of venturing into the world of acting. She moved to Los Angeles to earn film and TV roles. In the year 1983, she made her acting debut with a small role in the Burt Reynolds-starrer film ‘The Man Who Loved Women.’ She also made her TV debut the same year and was lucky enough to get a meaty role in her debut series, ‘Emerald Point N.A.S.’

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Additionally, she played ‘Hilary Adams’ in 22 episodes of the series ‘Emerald Point N.A.S.’ She then appeared in guest roles in series such as ‘I Had Three Wives’ and ‘L.A. Law.’ The early 1990s proved to be highly fruitful for Sela, as she made her TV breakthrough with the series Sisters.’ The series featured her in the lead role of ‘Teddy Reed.’ The family drama series had a high female viewership and became a major hit.

The series ran for five successful seasons, and Sela received widespread acclaim for her performance. She appeared in key roles in films such as ‘Double Jeopardy’ and ‘The Fugitive.’ However, by the mid-1990s, she had begun focusing mostly on her TV roles.

In the year 1999, she appeared as ‘Lily Manning,’ the lead character in the series ‘Once and Again.’ The drama series was a major success and ran for three seasons, with Sela winning universal accolades for her portrayal of a suburban mom.

In the early 2000s, Sela appeared in TV films such as ‘Catch a Falling Star’ and ‘Suburban Madness.’ She slowed down her film career in the 2000s and the 2010s and appeared in supporting roles in films such as ‘Independence Day: Insurgence’ and ‘Gone Girl.’

Sela Ward has been fairly active on TV, too. More recently, she has played supporting roles in series such as ‘House’ and ‘CSI: NY.’ She has appeared in key roles in series such as ‘Graves,’ ‘Westworld,’ and ‘FBI.’ Sela has also written her autobiography, ‘Homesick: A Memoir,’ published in 2002 by ‘ReganBooks,’ a ‘HarperCollins’ division.

In 1999, she voiced the character ‘Page Monroe/Calendar Girl’ in an episode of the animated series ‘The New Batman Adventures.’

Awards, Nomination

She won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama for Once and Again (1999) at Golden Globe Award in 2001. She won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Once and Again (1999) at Primetime Emmy Awards, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Sisters (1991).

This actress also won  Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (1995) at CableACE Awards. Similarly, she won Ensemble of the Universe for Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) at CinemaCon Award.

Sela Ward: Net Worth, Salary

Ward has an estimated net worth of around $50 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career. In the year 1979, Sela did a TV commercial for Ultra Brite Toothpaste.

In 1981, Sela was featured in the Camay Soap commercial. She appeared in the Sprint long-distance phone service commercials from 1999-2000. She did the QVC and National Women’s Cancer Research Alliance (NWCRA) fund-raising event TV commercial in 2000.

In the year 2006, she did a commercial for Arnold Palmer Hospital For Children. She lent her voice to the Crest toothpaste commercial in 2009.

Sela Ward: Rumors and Controversy

To date, she has not been a part of controversy and rumor. She is maintaining her personal life properly. She is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Sela Ward has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and she weighs is 63Kg. Additionally, she has a measurement of 37-25-37 inches and her bra size is 34C.

Sela’s hair color is dark brown and her eyes color is hazel. Furthermore, her dress size is 8 (US), and her shoe size 10 (US).

Social Media

Ward is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, she has around589K followers on her Facebook. Around 115.1K followers on her Twitter, she has around 80.2k followers on her Instagram.


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