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Sela Ward is a phenomenal American film and television actress, writer, and producer. Sela Ward garnered immense recognition through television, best known for the role as Teddy Reed on televised drama series “Sisters” and as Lily Manning in “Once and Again”.

Quick Info:

  • Birthday: 11 July 1956 (Age 62)
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress, Author, and Producer

Sela Ward Husband – Howard Sherman and Children

The beautiful Hollywood star, Sela Ward is married to businessman Howard Elliott Sherman. The couple is living blissful marital life for 26 years as they wed on 23 May 1992.

Together with Sherman, she has delivered two children; daughter Anabella and a son Austin. Since Hollywood is not reputed for the longevity of marriage; it’s incredible that Ward has done a great work of keeping her relationship alive for so many years that too with lovely family.

Born in Meridian, Mississippi, Ward is eldest among four children of her parents. She is the daughter of Annie Kate who was a homemaker and electrical engineer, Granberry Holland “G.H.” Ward, Jr.

She has two brothers; Brock and Granberry Holland Ward II, and a sister Jenna.

Quick Info:

  • Parents: Granberry Holland Ward, Jr. and Annie Kate
  • Husband: Howard Elliott Sherman (m. 1992)
  • Children: Anabella and Austin
  • Marital Status: Married

She graduated from the University of Alabama with a double major in arts and advertising. While a graduate student, she performed as of the cheerleaders of Crimson Tide for the college football team and was also elected as a homecoming queen.

Moreover, she served as a member of Chi Omega sorority while her time in the university.

Sela Ward Age – Height and Body Measurements


Multi-talented actress Sela Ward stands with the height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 63 kilos. She has an alluring hourglass-shaped body with the body measurements of 37-25-37 inches.

Ward has reached almost mid-sixties, but surprisingly looking at her it’s hard to conjecture her real age. She has maintained herself beautifully over the years.

However, its speculated that she has recently undergone plastic surgery to give her much younger look.

Quick Info:

  • Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.71 m)
  • Body Measurements: 37-25-37 Inches
  • Plastic Surgery: Yes
  • Weight: 63 KG (138 lbs)

She wears a bra size of 34C, a dress size of 8 US, and shoe size of 10 US. During her modeling period, she did establish herself as one of the hot babes in the industry. Underneath that innocent face, she had a wicked sexy side to her that modeling agencies capitalized well on.

With ideal height and toned physique, this brunette bombshell looks great on anything that she wears. She can effortlessly carry on a bikini look or any other glam up attire. Her distinctive feature includes her hazel eyes and captivating smile.

Fun-loving by nature, Ward loves traveling various exotic locations with her family. She is a great animal and nature lover. Has a fine sense of fashion, she prefers keeping herself updated with the latest trends and styles.

Sela Ward Movies and TV shows

After graduation, Ward moved to New York City to pursue her career in an advertising agency but started the highly successful modeling career with Wilhelmina Agency appearing on television commercials for Maybelline.

After appearing in over twenty commercials, she dropped modeling and flew to Los Angeles to pursue her career in acting. She debuted in television with a role in drama series “Emerald Point N.A.S” in 1983. That same year, she also made her film debut “The man who loved women” opposite Burt Reynolds which turned on her golden days.

Career Timeline:

  • (1991-96): Portrayed the role of Bohemian alcoholic Teddy Reed in drama series “Sisters” for which she won Primetime Emmy Award
  • 1995: Played the lead role as Jessica Savitch in the television film “Almost Golden: The Jessica Savich Story”
  • (1999-2002): Appeared on ABC series “Once and Again” as Lily Manning, the role earned her one Golden Globe Award out of three nominations
  • 2002: Released her autobiography “Homesick: A Memoir” via HarperCollins’ ReganBooks
  • (2005-12): Portrayed the role of Stacy Warmer on the Fox medical drama series “House”
  • (2010-13): Did the role of Jo Danville in police procedural drama series “CSI: NY”
  • 2015: Starred in psychological thriller movie “Gone Girl” directed by David Fincher
  • 2016: the science fiction action disaster movie “Independence Day: Resurgence” cast her in the role of President Elizabeth Lanford
  • 2018: Will be starring as Dana Mosier in the upcoming Dick Wolf’s TV drama series “FBI”

Sela Ward Net Worth and Salary

Sela Ward net worth: Sela Ward is an American actress who has a net worth of $50 million dollars. While her salary was $125 thousand dollars per episode of Epix’s comedy series “Graves”. This award-winning Hollywood star has turned her acting journey into lavish one through her effort and dedication.

An accomplished actress, author, and producer, Ward has accumulated impressive fortunes through her successful voyage in the entertainment industry.

Quick Info:

  • Salary: $125K per Episode
  • Net Worth: $50 Million