Sela Ward Net Worth

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Sela Ward net worth is
$5 Million

Sela Ward Wiki Biography

Sela Ann Ward, better known as Sela Ward, is an American actress, spokesperson, as well as a producer. Thoughout her acting career, Sela Ward has portrayed a number of character in many television series. However, Ward is mostly known as Teddy Reed from a television drama series “Sisters” and as Lily Manning in a series created by Ed Zwick “Once and Again”, both of which contributed a lot to her wealth and fame. How rich is Sela Ward then? The sources state the Sela Ward’s net worth is estimated to amount to $5 million. The main source for Sela Ward’s net worth and wealth is her acting career.

Sela Ward Net Worth $5 Million

Sela Ward was born in 1956, in Meridian, Mississippi. Ward attended University of Alabama where she managed to win the title of a homecoming queen and graduated with a degree in advertising and art. Ward then moved into New York City where she initially worked as a graphic organizer for presentations but later decided to change her career path and began to be interested in modeling instead. Ward’s talents were soon noticed by a talent management agency established by Wilhelmina Cooper called “Wilhelmina Models”. It was due to “Wilhelmina Models” that Sela Ward began appearing on television screens and presenting “Maybelline” products in commercials. However, Ward desired to pursue acting and therefore moved to California. Ward’s first film appearance was in a comedy film “The Man Who Loved Women” that was directed by Blake Edwards and featured Burt Reynolds and Kim Basinger in the main roles. That same year she starred in “Emerald Point N. A. S” and in 1986 joined Tom Hanks and Jackie Gleason in the comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall “Nothing in Common”.

In 1991, Sela Ward landed a role that brought her to the limelight. She portrayed Teddy Reed in “Sisters”, a television series that not only received eight nominations for Emmy Awards, but granted Ward a win for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress. With “Sisters” under her name, Sela Ward began making more appearances on television screens. In 2004, Ward starred in a fiction-disaster film called “The Day After Tomorrow” with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ian Holm. The success of the movie was immense, as it grossed over $544 million in the box office and contributed a lot to Sela Ward’s net worth. Even though Ward is mostly known for her roles in the movies of the 1990s and early 2000s, she has always been active in the entertainment industry. Some of Sela Ward’s most recent roles include appearances in “CSI: NY”, medical drama series “House” with Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein and Omar Epps, as well as a horror film “The Stepfather”.

In addition to her acting, Sela Ward has been working as a spokesperson for “Sprint Corporation”, when they provided long distance phone service, and became a published author in 2002 when she released an autobiographical book titled “Homesick: A Memoir”. A well-known actress, spokesperson and a published author, Sela Ward managed to accumulate a net worth of $5 million.

Full NameSela Ward
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 11, 1956
Place Of BirthMeridian, Mississippi, United States
Height5 ft 7 in (1.71 m)
ProfessionActress, Author, Film Producer, Spokesperson
EducationUniversity of Alabama
SpouseHoward Sherman (m. 1992)
ChildrenAnabella Raye Sherman, Austin Ward Sherman
ParentsGranberry Holland Ward Jr., Annie Kate Ward
SiblingsJenna Ward, Brock Ward, Granberry Ward III
NicknamesSela Ann Ward
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Awards (1994, 2000), CableACE Awards (1996), Golden Globe Awards (2001)
NominationsGolden Globe Awards, Satellite Awards (2001), Primetime Emmy Awards (2001), Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)
Movies"The Man Who Loved Women" (1983), "Hello Again" (1987), "The Day After Tomorrow" (2004), "The Guardian" (2006), "The Stepfather" (2009), "Gone Girl" (2014)
TV Shows"Sisters" (1991–96), "Once and Again" (1999-2002)
1[after being rejected for the femme fatale role in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) at age 39] I'd never felt more sexy and more confident as a woman, and more ready as an actress. Yet, as I quickly discovered, if you were over 35, you weren't any of those things as far as Hollywood is concerned.
1Is an accomplished artist having majored in fine arts and painting in college.
2First name is pronounced "See-La." (At times being confused with the Biblical word "Selah.").
3Performs the voice-over narration in commercials for Crest toothpaste. [March 2010]
4New York, NY: Plays Detective Jo Danville on the hit series CSI:NY [2010]
5Release of her book, "Homesick: A Memoir". [2002]
6Participated in the 3rd Munchkin's Project Pink annual breast cancer awareness campaign to raise money for breast cancer research. The project consists of the donation of celebrity-decorated and autographed bath ducks, put up for auction. [October 2008]
71996: Was turned down for the part of a Bond Girl, reportedly because the director thought she was too old.
81977: Graduated from the University of Alabama.
9Played Kevin Costner's wife in The Guardian (2006). In The Fugitive (1993) she played Harrison Ford's wife. Costner was considered at one point to play Dr. Richard Kimble, the role that eventually went to Ford.
10Member of Phi Beta Kappa honor society.
11She was reportedly offered but turned down the role of "Susan", which eventually went to Teri Hatcher on Desperate Housewives (2004).
12Her husband, Howard Sherman, is a venture capitalist.
13Former cheerleader in both high school as well as at the University of Alabama.
14Was considered for the role of Megan Donner on CSI: Miami (2002) but turned it down.
15Is an initiated sister of Chi Omega Fraternity
162002: Her mother, Annie, died while battling ovarian cancer. Her father, Granberry, a retired engineer, died of complications following surgery at age 85 in January 2009.
17Has a son, Austin Ward Sherman (born May 13, 1994), and a daughter, Anabella Raye Sherman (born May 30, 1998), with her husband, Howard Sherman.


Graves2016TV SeriesMargaret Graves
Independence Day: Resurgence2016President Lanford
Gone Girl2014Sharon Schieber
CSI: NY2010-2013TV SeriesJo Danville
House M.D.2005-2012TV SeriesStacy Warner
The Stepfather2009Susan Harding
The Guardian2006/IHelen Randall
Suburban Madness2004TV MovieBobbi Bacha
The Day After Tomorrow2004Dr. Lucy Hall
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights2004Jeannie Miller
The Badge2002Carla Hardwick
Once and Again1999-2002TV SeriesLily Manning
Catch a Falling Star2000TV MovieSydney Clarke, aka Cheryl Belson
Passion's Way1999TV MovieAnna Leath
Runaway Bride1999Pretty Woman in Bar
541998Billie Auster
The New Batman Adventures1998TV SeriesCalendar Girl Page Monroe
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women1997TV MovieMarie-Rose Gineste (segment "Woman on a Bicycle")
Frasier1997TV SeriesKelly Easterbrook
My Fellow Americans1996Kaye Griffin
Sisters1991-1996TV SeriesTeddy Reed Teddy Reed Falconer Teddy Reed Sorenson
Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story1995TV MovieJessica Savitch
The Fugitive1993Helen Kimble
Killer Rules1993TV MovieDorothy Wade
Double Jeopardy1992TV MovieKaren Hart
Child of Darkness, Child of Light1991TV MovieSister Anne
Rainbow Drive1990TV MovieLaura Demming
Christine Cromwell1990TV SeriesToni Cerreta
The Haunting of Sarah Hardy1989TV MovieSarah Hardy
Bridesmaids1989TV MovieCaryl
The King of Love1987TV MovieAnnie Larkspur
Hello Again1987Kim Lacey
Cameo by Night1987TV MovieJennifer / Cameo
Steele Justice1987Tracy
Night Court1987TV SeriesHeather
L.A. Law1986TV SeriesLynette Pierce
Hotel1986TV SeriesIsabel Atwood
Nothing in Common1986Cheryl Ann Wayne
I Had Three Wives1985TV SeriesEmily
Rustlers' Rhapsody1985Colonel's Daughter
Emerald Point N.A.S.1983-1984TV SeriesHilary Adams
The Man Who Loved Women1983Janet Wainwright


Catch a Falling Star2000TV Movie executive producer


Today2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition2016TV SeriesHerself
The View2004-2016TV SeriesHerself
Made in Hollywood2009-2016TV SeriesHerself
The Talk2016TV SeriesHerself
In Character With...2016TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2016TV SeriesHerself
Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
Rachael Ray2009-2013TV SeriesHerself
Morning Joe2013TV SeriesHerself
CSI: NY - The Final Season: A Day Off With2013Video shortHerself
CSI: NY - Season 8: Honoring Our Heroes2012Video shortHerself
The Magic Eight2012Video shortHerself
SAG Foundation Conversations2011TV SeriesHerself
The Early Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Ryan2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
CBS Cares2011TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2010TV SeriesHerself
Dancing with the Stars2007TV SeriesHerself
The Guardian: Making Waves2007Video shortHerself
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHerself
The Young Hollywood Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
CMT: The Greatest - Sexiest Southern Women2006TV SpecialHerself
Discovery Atlas2006TV Series documentaryNarator
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHerself
Mississippi Rising2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast2005TV MovieHerself
The Jane Pauley Show2004TV SeriesHerself - Target Fundraiser Interview
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHerself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHerself
MTV Special: Dirty Dancing - Havana Nights2004TV Movie documentaryJeannie Miller
Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men2002TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards2002TV Special documentaryHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a TV Series Drama & Presenter: Best Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2001TV Special
America: A Tribute to Heroes2001TV Special documentaryHerself
Intimate Portrait2001TV Series documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHerself
7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series & Presenter
The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Actress in a TV-Series Drama
My VH1 Music Awards2000TV Special documentaryHerself - Presenter
The Oprah Winfrey Show2000TV SeriesHerself
The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Presenter
The Changing Face of Beauty2000TV Movie documentaryHost
The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a TV Series-Drama
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1999TV SeriesHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999TV SeriesHerself
The Daily Show1998TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman1998TV SeriesHerself
The 1998 Annual ShoWest Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Host
The 19th Annual CableACE Awards1997TV SpecialHerself - Host
The 18th Annual CableACE Awards1996TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1996TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1996TV SpecialHerself - Nominee & Presenter
The 17th Annual CableACE Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV SeriesHerself
The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Hollywood's Most Powerful Women1995TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
The 1994 Ambbassador of Hope Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Winner & Presenter
Vicki!1994TV SeriesHerself
The 66th Annual Academy Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The 9th Annual ASC Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
The 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
The 16th Annual CableACE Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards1993TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The 27th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1992TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
One on One with John Tesh1991TV SeriesHerself
The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1991TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 15th Annual Women in Film Crystal Awards1991TV SpecialHerself

Archive Footage

Best of CMT Music Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
Frasier: Analyzing the Laughter2004TV MovieKelly Easterbrook (uncredited)
Brilliant But Cancelled2002TV Movie documentary

Won Awards

2016CinemaCon AwardCinemaCon, USAEnsemble of the UniverseIndependence Day: Resurgence (2016)
2001Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaOnce and Again (1999)
2001OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Drama SeriesOnce and Again (1999)
2000Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesOnce and Again (1999)
2000OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a New Drama SeriesOnce and Again (1999)
2000Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Actress in a Quality Drama SeriesOnce and Again (1999)
1996CableACECableACE AwardsActress in a Movie or MiniseriesAlmost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (1995)
1994Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesSisters (1991)

Nominated Awards

2015Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastGone Girl (2014)
2005Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Guest ActressHouse M.D. (2004)
2002Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaOnce and Again (1999)
2002OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Drama SeriesOnce and Again (1999)
2002Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Series, DramaOnce and Again (1999)
2001Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesOnce and Again (1999)
2001Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Series, DramaOnce and Again (1999)
2001ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama SeriesOnce and Again (1999)
2001TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsActress of the Year in a Drama SeriesOnce and Again (1999)
2000Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaOnce and Again (1999)
2000OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Drama SeriesOnce and Again (1999)
2000TCA AwardTelevision Critics Association AwardsIndividual Achievement in DramaOnce and Again (1999)
2000TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFavorite Actress in a New SeriesOnce and Again (1999)
1996Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a SpecialAlmost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (1995)
1996ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or MiniseriesAlmost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (1995)
1996ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama SeriesSisters (1991)
1994Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - DramaSisters (1991)

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