Sela Ward
Sela Ward
Celebrated Name: Sela Ward
Real Name/Full Name: Sela Ann Ward
Gender: Female
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: 11 July 1956
Birth Place: Meridian, Mississippi, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.57 m
Weight: 55 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Howard Sherman (m.1992)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Austin Sherman and Anabella Sherman)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Sela Ward Lesbian?: No
Profession: Actress, author, producer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $60 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Sela Ward is an American born actress, producer, and author who gained famed after her breakthrough role in the TV series ‘Sisters’ as Teddy reed, for which she received her first Primetime Emmy award. She was best known for her work on television in the early 1980s. She won many awards for her immensely beautiful work and hard-work. She was also seen in many supporting roles in films like ‘Gone Girl (2014)’, ‘Hello Again (1987)’, ‘The Man Who Loved Women (1983)and many more.

Maybe you know about Sela Ward very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Sela Ward’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Annie Kate, a housewife, and Granberry Holland Ward, Jr., an electrical engineer, had Sela Ward on 11th July 1956 in Meridian, Mississippi. She had one younger sister, Jenna, and two more youthful brothers, Brock and Granberry Holland Ward III.

Sela completed her graduation from the University of Alabama. She was famous for her university too. She got the title of Homecoming Queen, she was a part of Crimson Tide cheerleader and also joined Chi-Omega sorority.

Personal Life

Ward tied the knot with entrepreneur Howard Elliot Sherman on May 23, 1992. She had two beautiful children, Austin and Anabella, with him.

During a holiday trip home to Mississippi in 1997, she met two foster children, which made her think about the abused and neglected children who needed care love and safety. So, she decided to work for these children by initiating and partially funding the creation of Hope Village for Children, permanent group home and emergency shelter, in her hometown Meridian in Jan 2002. In 2002, Ward published her autobiography, ‘Homesick: A Memoir.’

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 11 July 1956, Sela Ward is 67 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024. Her height is 1.57 m tall, and her weight is 55 kg.


Before starting her career as an actress, Ward did some modeling to supplement her income. She did T.V. commercials promoting Maybelline cosmetics and recruited by the Wilhelmina Agency.

Ward moved to California in the dream of becoming an actress. Her first film role(in 1983) was in the movie ‘The Man Who Loved Women,’ she was also doing her first regular role in a T.V. drama series, ‘Emerald Point N.A.S. in the same year. She made many films since then, such as ‘Rustlers Rhapsody,’ ‘Nothing in Common,’ ‘Hello Again,’ and much more.

In 1991, she landed on a role as Teddy Reed in a series called ‘ Sisters,’ which helped her in winning her first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1994. She acted in one of the top films of 1993, ‘The Fugitive.’ She played the role of late T.V. journalist Jessica Savitch in 1995 T.V. movie ‘Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story,’ a film that remains Lifetime’s most-watched T.V. movie till date.

She also appeared on Frasier in the 5th season opener. In 2004, she acted in movies like ‘ Suburban Madness’ and ‘The Day After Tomorrow. ‘ In 2005 she had a recurring role in the series ‘House’ as Stacy Warner. Soon she cut off from that series in 2006.

Ward turned down both the roles of Megan Donner on ‘C.S.I.: Miami and Susan Mayer on ‘Desperate Housewives.’ She also appeared in feature films like ‘ The Guardian’ and ‘The Stepfather.’ She was in a leading role in the crime series ‘F.B.I..’

Awards & Achievements

Sela Ward has many awards in her name. She won the Golden Globe Award for the series ‘ Once and Again.’ She won two Primetime Emmy Award, one in the series ‘Sisters’ and the other in the series ‘Once and Again.’

Apart from all these awards, she got many nominations for her various roles. She has also been doing great humanitarian work by taking care of the children in need. She is also has a road named after her in her hometown named ‘ Sela Ward parkway.’

Net Worth & Salary of Sela Ward in 2024

Sela Ward Net Worth
Sela Ward Net Worth

As of February 2024, The total net worth of Sela Ward is $60 million. She has worked in many awards, winning series and movies, which bagged her a fortune of $60 million, but her salary is not revealed.

Sela Ward is a versatile American actress who has worked in many awards winning movies and series. She is married to Howard Sherman in 1992 and has two kids with him. She has many awards in her name. Apart from all this, she has a heart of gold; she has opened up her heart for the children who are abused and neglected and opened a safe place for them to feel at home named ‘Hope Village’ in her hometown. She has worked hard to her success and now holds a great net worth. She has a beautiful face, soul, and mind, and that’s the secret for her success.


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