An American actress, Sara Gilbert is also a political activist who focused on environmental, animal rights and public health issues. She started her career at the very early age and is successful now. Sara is better known as the co-host of the talk show, The Talk too. She was born in a Jewish family, despite she explores all kinds of discipline and philosophies. Sara is officially a lesbian and is married to Linda Perry with 3 children (two from the previous marriage of Sara).
Early life and Education of Sara Gilbert
Born to Barbara Cowan and Harold Abeles on 29th January 1975 as Sara Rebecca Abeles, was born at St. John's Hospital and Health Centre, California. She is the granddaughter of The Honeymoon creator named, Harry Crane.
Abeles has three siblings- Melissa Gilbert, Jonathan Gilbert, and Claudia Cowan. Her two siblings- Melissa and Jonathan were from her mother's first husband, Paul Gilbert. So, they have their first father's last name.
Even Sara took the last name of her mother's first husband. In 1997 Sara graduated from Yale University with honors majoring in Arts and Photography.
Sara Gilbert's Career
Her half-sister Melissa Gilbert was a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame when Sara was at her young age. Sara got impressed by her sister and told her mother about her dream to be an actress. At the age of 6, she debuted from a commercial ad named, Kool-Aid in 1981. Moreover, in 1984, she appeared in the CBS TV movie, Calamity Jane.
Sara earned much of the fame from the lead role in Roseanne. She gave her nine years to this show. Furthermore, in 1989, Gilbert gave her voice to a cartoon series named, The Simpsons as Laura Powers. During 2007-2010 she worked in the TV show, The Big Bang Theory.
Besides, TV series and TV movies, she performed in several movies like- Sudie and Simpson(1990), Poison Ivy (1992), Light It Up (1999), Boys Life 3 (2000), Laws of Attraction and Riding in Cars with Boys. She was ranked 38 positions by VH1 by 100 Greatest Kid Stars.
Gilbert was also nominated for various prestigious awards and also won Young Artist Award and Television Series TV Land Award. She was nominated for- Best Supporting Actor Female in 1993 by Independent Spirit Awards, also for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series by Emmy for two years (1993&1994).
She announced leaving The Talk in April 2019 after nine years being the co-host and creator of the show since 2010.
Sara Gilbert's Personal Life
In 2001, Sara dated a television producer, Allison Adler. After that in 2007, they had two children named, Levi Hank (son) and Sawyer Jane (daughter). Alder got pregnant with the help of sperm donation. In 2011, they broke up.
Additionally, Gilbert was in another relationship with an American Grammy-nominated rock-singer, Linda Perry. On 30th March 2014, they got married after 11 months of being engaged.
At the age of 40, she gave birth to a baby boy, Rhodes Emilio Gilbert Perry with the sperm donor. Sara along with Linda is taking care of all the three kids- two from her first marriage.
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Gilbert publicly came out as a lesbian in 2010. She realized about her sexuality after dating "The Big Band Theory" star Johnny Galecki.
Sara Gilbert's Net Worth
Sara Gilbert's career is well maintained and established. The actress has an estimated net worth of $35 million as of 2019. She along with her partner sold their Historic Park Hood of LA for $6.85 million. They also sold their mansion too.