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Sara Gilbert Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Sara Gilbert worth? $35 million

How did Sara Gilbert earn her money and wealth?

Best known as Darlene Conner from ABC sitcom Roseanne, Sara Gilbert was born on the 29th of January in 1975 as Sara Rebecca Abeles in Santa Monica California to Barbara Cowan and Harold Abeles. Coming from a family with a background belonging to the film industry as her maternal grandfather Harry Crane is the creator of The Honeymooners, her sister Melissa Gilbert and brother Jonathan Gilbert starred in Little House on the Prairie and her mother’s first husband from whom she adopted her second name is actor Paul Gilbert. Sara graduated in 1997 with honors, majoring in art with an emphasis on photography from the Yale University.

Sara Gilbert took to acting at a very young age by appearing in a series of television movies and commercials including that of Kool-Aid. It was in the year 1988 at her age of 13 that Gilbert was cast as the sarcastic, rough natured yet intelligent and tom boy like middle child of Dan and Roseanne in the ABC sitcom Roseanne. With its realistic approach in the portrayal of a normal American family, the show gained much popularity instantly and ended up running for 9 seasons till it came to an end in 1997. As for Gilbert, she was much acknowledged for her acting and was a major part in all 9 seasons and even wrote the storyline for an episode in the fourth season. Initially, Gilbert was paid an amount less than $10,000 per episode of the show, but by the time of third season she was taking home a sum of $45,000 per episode and later by the last two seasons of the show, her payment shot to $500,000 per episode.

Gilbert has also made special appearances on shows like The Simpsons, 24, Will & Grace, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Private Practice for being cast in 2004 hospital drama ER as medical student Jane Figler. She took up the role of Leslie Winkle in the series The Big Bang Theory that premiered in 2007. She is widely popular for her character in the series that’s currently in its eleventh season. 

Her major break after Roseanne came with the talk show The Talk that premiered in 2010. Gilbert not just co-hosted the show but also was the executive producer. The show was a major hit and Sara Gilbert went on to grab a Daytime Emmy in 2016 for Outstanding Entertainment Talk being the creator and producer of the show.

Now Gilbert is all set with her other co-stars from Roseanne for an eight episode revival series of Roseanne that is due premier in 2018 on ABC.

What are the most popular TV Shows of Sara Gilbert?

  1.       Roseanne (1988-1997)
  2.       The Talk (2010-present)
  3.       The Big Bang Theory (2007-2010,2016)
  4.       ER (2004-2007)

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