Sarah Wayne Callies Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Nov, 2019
Facts of Sarah Wayne Callies
Date of Birth: 1981 , January-22
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Sarah Wayne Callies
Birth Name Sarah Wayne Callies
Father David E. Callies
Mother Valerie Wayne
Nationality American
Birth Place/City La Grange, Illinois
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $3 Million
Weight in KG 57
Married to Josh Winterhalt
Children 2
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Sarah Wayne Callies is American actress who played the role of Lori Grimes in the popular AMC series The Walking Dead, Sara Tancredi in the Fox hit series, Prison Break, and Katie Bowman in the USA Network drama series, Colony.

She has been married to Josh Winterhalt with who she welcomed an adorable daughter, Keala Winterhalt, in 2007. The couple is also parents to an adopted son, Oakes Wayne.

Born in Illinois, Studied at University of Hawaii

Sarah Wayne Callies was born on June 1, 1977, in La Grange, Illinois, the United States of America, to parents David E. Callies and Valerie Wayne.

Her father and mother were English and Law professors respectively at the University of Hawaii. She is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

She completed her schooling from Punahou School where participated in numerous school plays. She later attended Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire from where she completed her graduation.

She then joined the National Theatre Conservatory where she received her Master of Fine Arts degree in 2002.

Career: Appearances in Prison Break and The Walking Dead

In 2003, Sarah Wayne Callies moved to New York where she got her first lead television role on the short-lived CBS show, Queens Supreme.

She played the role of Kate O'Malley on the show alongside Oliver PlattKyra SedgwickKristen Johnston and Annabella Sciorra.

Prior to appearing on Queens Supreme, she played a minor role of Detective Jane Porter on The WB television series, Tarzan.

In 2003, Callies guest-appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Dragnet, and NUMB3RS. Later in 2005, she played a major role of Sara Tancredi in the Fox hit series, Prison Break, alongside Wentworth MillerDominic PurcellAmaury NolascoPaul Adelstein and Robert Knepper.

In 2010, Callies was cast as one of the lead actresses on the AMC horror drama series, The Walking Dead. She portrayed Lori Grimes on the series alongside Andrew LincolnDanai Gurira and Norman Reedus.

In 2015, Callies appeared in Uli Edel's thriller film Pay the Ghost opposite Nicolas Cage.[15] Later in 2016, she played the role of Katie Bowman in the USA Network drama series, Colony.

Estimated Net Worth is $3 Million

According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, Sarah Wayne Callies has an estimated net worth of $3 million. She has a collection of luxurious cars and she lives in a very big and expensive mansion.


While appearing on Prison Break, she and her co-stars Wentworth and Purcell each was getting paid $175,000 per episode.

Shares Two Children With Husband Josh Winterhalt

Moving towards the personal life of Sarah Wayne Callies, the 28-year-old actress has been married to a martial arts expert, Josh Winterhalt.

The couple first met at Dartmouth and eventually started dating. Later on July 21, 2002, the two tied the knot in an intimated ceremony before friends and family members.

CAPTION: Sarah Wayne Callies and Josh Winterhalt SOURCE: justrichest

Five years after getting married, the husband-wife duo welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Keala Winterhalt, in 2007. They have also an adopted son, Oakes Wayne, who was born in 2013.


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