Sara Ramirez (Actress) Net Worth

Sara Ramirez (Actress) Net Worth is
$5 Million

Sara Ramirez (Actress) Biography

Sara Elena Ramirez was born on 31 August 1975, in Mazatlan, Mexico, and is a Broadway stage, film and TV actress, singer and songwriter as well, best known for her role in the TV series “Grey’s Anatomy“. Ramirez is a recipient of various awards, such as prestigious Tony and Screen Actors Guild Awards among others. She has been nominated for People’s Choice and ALMA Awards in the Best Actress category. Furthermore, she was adjudged the Ally for Equality Award by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, which represents her as a human rights defender and a social activist.

Can you guess how much Sara Ramirez’s net worth is after all of that success? She was receiving $200,000 per episode when starring in “Grey’s Anatomy”, so now her net worth is estimated by sources at over $5 million as of early 2018.

Sara Ramirez Net Worth $5 Million

Sara was born to Mexican parents, but she also has some Irish-American roots through her mother’s ancestors. After her parents divorced, Ramirez settled in San Diego with her mother who, encouraging her interest in music and performance, sent Sara to San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts. That turned to be the right decision – Sara started practicing stage performances, and her talent was soon noticed. When she finished high school, she was recommended for the Julliard School in New York City, widely regarded as one of the world’s best art schools, in fact ranked by QS Quacquarelli Symonds as the world’s best institution for Performing Arts in 2016. She graduated with Bachelor’s degree in Dramatics.

Sara took her first career steps in 1998 while still studying at the Julliard School, when starred in Paul Simon’s Broadway musical “The Capeman” based on the life of the Puerto Rican gangster Salvator Avalon. Despite negative reviews the production received, Ramirez was noticed and singled out for her memorable performance. Her screen debut followed in the same year in the romantic comedy “You’ve got a Mail”. She even happened to participate in the video game “UmJammer Lammy”, giving her voice to the titular character. In 2002 Sara performed in “The Vagina Monologues“, a scandalous play talking about aspects of feminine sexuality and violence against women. Three years later she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance for her role of the Lady of the Lake in “Spamalot”, a musical based on the 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”, but what brought her worldwide recognition was the role of Dr. Calliope Torres in “Grey’s Anatomy“, the TV medical drama created by Shonda Rhimes. Sara was praised by television critics for her portrayal of a complex character and became very popular, which also earned her a part-Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, and the ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Television Series, besides nine more nominations, significantly lifting her net worth.

Ramirez introduced her voice to the public after recording a cappella vocals in the song “Silent Night” for one of the “Grey’s Anatomy” episodes – she starred in the series for 10 years until 2016, which added a significant amount to her net worth, and soon afterwards she joined the cast of “Madam Secretary” (2017-2018).

To speak of her accomplishments in the music industry, back in 2011 Sara released her debut self-titled album which quickly reached No. 37 position on the Billboard 200, as well as No. 9 on the Independent Albums Billboard chart.

When it comes to her personal life, in 2012 Sara married Ryan DeBolt, a business analyst at TIMEC. Nevertheless, she came out as bisexual two years later during a speech about civil rights and discrimination at the True Colors Fund’s 40 to None Summit. Later she wrote to The Huffington Post confirming her statement.

As a civil rights activist, Sara is on the True Colors Fund’s Board of Directors, a non-profit organization dealing with homelessness among LGBT youth, as well as The Task Force, another non-profit advocacy organization working on social justice for the LGBT community. Sara also supports many other groups and LGBT centers around the world. In 2015 she was rewarded by the Human Right Campaign with an Ally For Equality Award, given in recognition of outstanding efforts of those who stand up for LGBTQ rights.

Full NameSara Ramirez
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 31, 1975
Place Of BirthMazatlan, Mexico
Height1.75 m
EducationJuilliard School, San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts
NationalityAmerican, Mexican
SpouseRyan DeBolt
ParentsLuisa Vargas, Alberto Ramírez
AwardsTony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical
NominationsPeople's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic TV Actress, ALMA Award for Favorite TV Actress - Supporting Role, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, ALMA Award for Favorite TV Actress - Drama, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, ALMA Awar...
MoviesSofia The First: Once Upon A Princess, Chicago, Washington Heights, Spider-Man, You've Got Mail
TV ShowsGrey's Anatomy, Sofia the First
1Nobody from the show said I was too heavy. Instead, they wanted me to dance in my underwear.
1Her first name is pronounced "sada"; the R in Sara is sort of halfway between a T and a D.
2Her mother was of Irish descent and her father is of Mexican descent.
3Lady of the Lake in "Monty Python's Spamalot" on Broadway, with Tim Curry, David Hyde Pierce and Hank Azaria. [May 2005]
4Can currently be seen playing Dr. Callie Torres on Grey's Anatomy (2005). [September 2006]
5Engaged to Ryan DeBolt [June 17, 2011].
6Made her first video game voice acting debut as Lammy, the main protagonist of the PlayStation game "Um Jammer Lammy" from late 1998 to early 1999, and then in the summer of 1999 again due to U.S. censorship and religious and violent issues in Japan's version of the game. She again made her recurring role as Lammy in the 2001-2002 PlayStation 2 game "PaRappa the Rapper 2".
7When she was 8 she moved from Mexico to San Diego with her mother after her parents' divorce.
8Attended Juilliard School of Drama.
9She won the 2005 Featured Actress in a Musical Tony for her role as The Lady of the Lake in Monty Python's "Spamalot".


Sofia the First2013-2016TV SeriesQueen Miranda
Grey's Anatomy2006-2016TV SeriesDr. Callie Torres
Dora the Explorer2014TV SeriesQueen of Hearts
Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess2012TV MovieQueen Miranda (voice)
NYPD Blue2004TV SeriesIrma Pacheco
As the World Turns2003TV SeriesHannah
Naked Hotel2003TV Movie
Chicago2002Female Ensemble
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2000-2002TV SeriesLisa Perez / Mrs. Barrera
Baseball Wives2002TV MovieGabriella Martinez
Washington Heights2002Belkis
Spider-Man2002Cop at Carjacking
PaRappa the Rapper 22001Video GameLammy (voice)
Star Patrol2000TV MovieLieutenant Vena
Welcome to New York2000TV SeriesLinda
Third Watch2000TV SeriesGwen Girard
Spin City2000TV SeriesCarol Quinn
UmJammer Lammy1999Video GameLammy (voice)
You've Got Mail1998Rose, Zabars Cashier


Sofia the First2013-2016TV Series performer - 4 episodes
Grey's Anatomy2009-2011TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The 59th Annual Tony Awards2005TV Special performer: "Find Your Grail"
The 55th Annual Tony Awards2001TV Special performer: "Better", "Self Portrait"


In Daniel's Shoes2016Documentary executive producer completed


Making the Boys2011Documentary this movie count not have been made without the help and support of


Live with Kelly and Michael2012-2014TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Anderson Live2012TV SeriesHerself - Co-Host
Fashion News Live2011TV SeriesHerself
Rachael Ray2007-2011TV SeriesHerself
79th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2010TV MovieHerself
Lopez Tonight2010TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2006-2009TV SeriesHerself
The View2007-2008TV SeriesHerself
Anatomía Unplugged2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
2007 ALMA Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
18th Annual GLAAD Media Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards2007TV Special documentaryHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2006TV SeriesHerself
The 60th Annual Tony Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
2006 ALMA Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
37th NAACP Image Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
The 59th Annual Tony Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Performer & Winner: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
When Ocean Meets Sky2003DocumentaryPeggy Fears (voice)
The 55th Annual Tony Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Performer

Archive Footage

Come Rain or Come Shine: From Grey's Anatomy to Private Practice2007TV MovieDr. Callie Torres
Grey's Anatomy: Come Rain or Shine2007TV MovieDr. Callie Torres
Grey's Anatomy: Every Moment Counts2007TV MovieDr. Callie Torres
Corazón de...2007TV SeriesHerself
Grey's Anatomy: Complications of the Heart2006TV MovieDr. Callie Torres
Getting Into Grey's Anatomy2006TV MovieDr. Callie Torres

Won Awards

2007ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2006Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Ensemble, TelevisionGrey's Anatomy (2005)

Nominated Awards

2014BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a New Television SeriesSofia the First (2013)
2013BTVA Special/DVD Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Theatrical ShortSofia the First: Once Upon a Princess (2012)
2012ALMA AwardALMA AwardsFavorite TV Actress - Supporting RoleGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2011ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama Television SeriesGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2011Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2009ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2008ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Drama Television SeriesGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2007ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress - Television Series, Mini-Series or Television MovieGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearGrey's Anatomy (2005)
2007Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Supporting Actress - TelevisionGrey's Anatomy (2005)

Known for movies

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