Sara Elena Ramirez Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Jun, 2014
Facts of Sara Elena Ramirez
Date of Birth: 1975 , August-31
Age: 45 years old
Birth Nation: Mexico
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Sara Ramirez
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Mazatl√°n, Sinaloa, Mexico
Profession Acting, Modelling
Net Worth $5 Million USD
Body Measurements 36C-29-38 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 36 in
Waist size 29 in
Hip Size 38 in
Neck Size 9
Shoe Size 10
Weight in KG 58 kg
Married Yes
Married to Ryan DeBolt
Divorce No
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
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Born and Birth

Sara Elena Ramirez was born on August 31, 1975 in MazatlŠn, Sinaloa, Mexico. Her father was Mexican and her mother was of half Mexican and half Irish-American descent.

Childhood and Family

When Ramirez was eight years old, her parents got divorced and her mother took her to Tierra Santa, in San Diego, California, where they settled.


She completed her schooling from San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts. Ramirez attended and graduated from the Juilliard School in New York City, where she refined her skills as an actress.


Sara has been blessed with many roles on Broadway. She has starred in The Cape man, Fascinating Rhythm, A Act, The Vagina Monologues but it was Monty Python's Spamalot that made her a recognized Broadway actress. Originating The Lady of the Lake, Sara won many awards for her role in Spamalot and it even won her a part in Grey's Anatomy.

In 2006, Sara graced our TV screens as Dr. Calliope "Callie" Torres, a tough orthopedic surgeon on ABC's hit show Grey's Anatomy. As revealed in a special Grey's Anatomy-themed episode of The Oprah Winfery Show, ABC were so happy with her work in Spamalot, they offered her the chance to choose any of their shows to star in. Subsequently, she chose Grey's and was the second actor (behind Kate Walsh) to be offered a permanent role after only initially signing on for a recurring role. She has also had many guest spots on TV shows like Law & Order: SVU, As The World Turns, Spin City and many other shows including two pilots that didn't get the 'greenlight' to continue.

She has also starred in many movies but never had a main role. She has starred in You've Got Mail, Spiderman, Washington Heights and many others. Ramirez provided a cappella vocals in the song "Silent Night" for the soundtrack of the show's sixth season episode "Holidaze," airing November 19, 2009. On December 21, 2009, this version of the song was released as a single on iTunes. Ramirez's voice was also showcased in the musical episode of Grey's Anatomy, Ep. 718 "Song Beneath the Song", which aired March 31, 2011. Her solo music debut was an extended play released on March 27, 2011 through the iTunes Store. It included three original songs, as well as a recording of "The Story", performed on the musical episode of Grey's Anatomy.

Marriage, Affairs and Divorce

On June 17, 2011, Ramirez and long-time partner, Ryan DeBolt, a business analyst at TIMEC, got engaged in Paris, France. They were married on July 4, 2012 in a private beachside ceremony in New York. They havenít divorced yet.

Height, Weight and Age

She is a tall actress and her height is 5 feet 9 inches. Also, she weights around 80 kg and her age in 2014 is 39 years.

Nationality and Ethnicity

She is an American citizen but of Mexican origin. Her mother was also half Mexican and half Irish.

Net worth and Salary

Her estimated net worth is around 5 million USD.


Speculations say that she is expecting a baby with long-time partner after she was spotted with a prominent stomach bulge on Thursday evening (March 27, 2014), during romantic dinner date nearby her place.