• Sara Paxton is an actress, singer and model born on April 25th 1988 in Woodland Hills, California.
• She is distantly related to the late actor Bill Paxton as his seventh cousin.
• She began her acting career at 8 years old, and has since starred in several films and TV shows.
• She is also a singer, releasing her debut album "The Ups And Downs" in 2007.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $3 million.

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Date Of BirthApril 25, 1988
FactShe dyed her hair brown for her role of Marnie Piper in Return to Halloweentown (2006).

Who is Sara Paxton? Is she related to Bill Paxton?

Sara Paxton was born on the 25th April 1988, in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California USA, and is an actress, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Darcy Fields in the Discovery Kids/the Family channel series “Darcy’s Wild Life” (2004-2006), playing the title role in the teen fantasy comedy film “Aquamarine” (2006) and as Mari Collingwood in the horror thriller film “The Last House On The Left” (2009). She is also known as a singer. Concerning her relationship to the late actor Bill Paxton, she was distantly related to him as his seventh cousin.

Early Life and Education

Speaking about her early life, Sara Paxton spent her childhood in Woodland Hills, where she was raised by her father, Steve Paxton, a businessman of British descent who converted to Judaism after marrying her mother, Lucia Menchaca Zuckerman, who works as a dentist. Regarding her education, Sara went to El Camino Real High School, and upon matriculation in June of 2006, wanted to enroll in the University of Southern California’s film studies program, however, she delayed it due to her budding acting career.
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Career Beginnings

Talking about her acting career, Sara became interested in the performing arts at an early age, initially appearing in various television commercials. At the age of eight, she made her debut TV appearance in the series “Small Talk” (1996), after which came her debut film role in the comedy entitled “Liar Liar” (1997), starring alongside Jim Carrey and Justin Cooper. During the same year, she guest-starred as Sara in an episode of the NBC sitcom “NewsRadio”, which was followed by her portrayals of young Karen in Charlie Peters’ romantic comedy film “Music From Another Room”, and Angie in the sci-fi action drama film “Soldier” next to Kurt Russell, both in 1998. By the end of the decade, she had guest-starred in such TV series as “Working”, “Passions” and “Action”, among others. Moreover, she featured as Hillary in the fantasy western film “Durango Kids” in 1999, and provided her voice to various characters in the Nickelodeon animated series “SpongeBob SquarePants” between 1999 and 2017. All of these appearances marked the strong establishment of her net worth.

The early 2000s

After gaining experience, Sara started o receive more serious offers, landing the role of Tracy Richburg in the Disney Channel comedy-drama film “Hounded” (2001), and guest-starring as Jody Bradley in an episode of the CBS TV crime drama series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (2002), for which she won the 2003 Young Artist Award in the Best Performance in a TV Drama Series – Guest Starring Young Actress category. During the same year, she was chosen to portray Sarah Tobin in The WB’s sitcom “Greetings From Tucson”, however, the series was cancelled after its first season, so she pursued other acting projects, and landed the role of Ashley in the short 3-D film “Haunted Lighthouse” (2003). She also guest-starred as Lana in an episode of the CBS police procedural drama series “CSI: Miami” (2003), earning a Young Artist Award nomination, and as Melanie in an episode of the NBC sitcom “Will & Grace” (2004).
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Rise to Prominence

In 2004, Sara appeared in her first major role as Staci in the romantic comedy film “Sleepover”, after which she played Sarah Borden in The WB’s drama series “Summerland”, and portrayed Amanda Pope in the TV film “Mr. Ed”. During the same year, she came to prominence when she was selected to join the cast as Darcy Fields, in the Discovery Kids/the Family channel series “Darcy’s Wild Life”, which lasted until 2006 and earned her an Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series category, helping to add a considerable amount to her net worth. Thereafter, Sara won the title role in the teen fantasy comedy film “Aquamarine”, co-starring Emma Roberts and JoJo, and appeared as Marnie Piper/Spendora Agatha Cromwell in the Disney Channel film entitled “Return To Halloweentown”, both in 2006.

The late 2000s

Sara’s next major roles came in 2007, when she landed the role of Jessie Brenner in the Lifetime film “The Party Never Stops: Diary Of A Binge Drinker”, and played Rachel in the comedy “Sydney White” alongside Matt Long and Amanda Bynes.

Before the end of the decade, she was also cast as Jill Johnson in the parody on superhero films entitled “Superhero Movie” (2008), portrayed Mari Collingwood in the horror thriller film “The Last House On The Left” (2009), and featured in the main role of Raina Marrinelli in The CW teen drama series “The Beautiful Life: TBL” next to Mischa Barton, all of which increased her wealth as well as her popularity.

The 2010s

In 2011, Sara was quite busy as she filmed the mystery horror “The Innkeepers” playing Claire, the horror film “Shark Night 3D” portraying Sara, and the sci-fi mystery “Enter Nowhere”, featuring as Jody. Afterwards, she appeared in the roles of Susan Wright in the Lifetime crime-drama “Blue Eyed Butcher”, and Rachel in the horror “Static”, both in 2012. During the following year, Sara played Katie in the thriller “Liars All”, portrayed Violet in the comedy-drama “Cheap Thrills” and was cast as Kara in the romantic comedy “Love & Air Sex”, all of which contributed significantly to her wealth. Her next major role was as Peyton in the 2014 thriller “Boys Of Abu Ghraib”, which was followed by her portrayal of Grace in the romantic comedy “All Relative” in the same year.

Recent Projects

To speak further about her career, Sara continued to line up successes by starring in the role of Sarah Ann in the drama film entitled “Happily Ever After”, playing Lina Hunter in the romantic comedy “Sundown”, after which she featured as Alicia Barnes in the TNT detective anthology drama series “Murder In The First”, all in 2016. In 2017, Sara guest-starred in such TV series as “This Is Us”, “Twin Peaks” and “Wrecked”, after which she landed the role of Donna Rice in the biographical film “The Front Runner” in 2018, so her net worth is certainly still rising.

Music Career

Apart from her acting career, Sara is also known as a singer, who was signed to Epic Records. In 2007 out came her debut studio album entitled “The Ups And Downs”, with the hit single “Here We Go Again”. In 2012, she released the song “Kiss Me Like You Mean It” via SoundCloud, however, she is currently inactive in that field, but we hope that situation will soon change.

Sara Paxton Net Worth

Her career started in 1996, and since then she has been an active member of the entertainment industry, not only as a professional actress, but also as a singer. So, if you ever wondered how rich Sara Paxton is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $3 million, accumulated through her successful career over more than 20 years.

Personal Details and Social Media Presence

Regarding her personal life, Sara Paxton was in a relationship with actor, producer and singer Lucas Grabeel from 2006 to 2009, and then dated model and actor Nico Tortorella between 2009 and 2012. It is believed that she is currently single, and so far hasn’t married.

Sara is known as a vegetarian, and spends her spare time playing video games and posting various contents across her official social media accounts, including on Instagram and Twitter. She also enjoys reading books, being a huge fan of the “Harry Potter” book series.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Speaking about her appearance, Sara is apparently a young and beautiful woman, with blonde wavy hair and green colored eyes. She has a great body shape with a height of 5ft 7ins (1.70m) and weight that is reputed to be around 117lbs (53kgs), while her vital statistics are 34-24-35.

General Info

Full NameSara Paxton
Date Of BirthApril 25, 1988
Height1.7 m
ProfessionActor, Model, Music artist, Singer
EducationEl Camino Real High School


ParentsSteve Paxton, Lucia Paxton


NominationsTeen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star - Female, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chick Flick
MoviesAquamarine, Shark Night, The Last House on the Left, Sydney White, Superhero Movie, The Innkeepers, Return to Halloweentown, Sleepover, Sundown, Cheap Thrills, Liars All, Liar Liar, Lovestruck: The Musical, Blue Eyed Butcher, Love and Air Sex, Enter Nowhere, The Boys of Abu Ghraib, All Relative, Dur...
TV ShowsThe Beautiful Life: TBL, Darcy's Wild Life, Greetings from Tucson

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1(On being compared to Alexis Bledel) I have been getting that all the time ever since Gilmore Girls (2000) came out. I have been chased down the street before with people yelling, "Alexis, Alexis, you're blonde now!" And I'm like, "No, my name is Sara and I've always been blonde!".
2I listen to all kinds of music. But people are really actually surprised to find out that I'm like a really big classic rock fan. Like The Rolling Stones are my favorite band. And when I was little, my mom had to inform me that John Lennon was dead. I didn't know that. I thought they were like a current group when I was in fourth grade. My mom was like, "Honey, I just want you to know, there's other music out there. There's Britney Spears! And *NSYNC! And John Lennon is dead". I was like, "Noooo!" And then I was like, "They're old? No!" But I still love 'em.


1Has studied under acclaimed booking coach Amy Lyndon.
2Is best friends with Nina Dobrev and Matt Lanter.
3First acting coach and manager was Amy Lyndon.
4Her favorite movies are Some Like It Hot (1959), Overboard (1987), Gone with the Wind (1939), Billy Madison (1995), Zoolander (2001), and Little Miss Sunshine (2006).
5She is a vegetarian.
6She has two new dogs named Frankie and Bubs.
7Is good friends with Aly Michalka, AJ Michalka, Julia Chantrey and Brie Larson.
8She loves playing video games.
9She has a dog named Jenny, a Chihuahua puppy named Coco Chanel, and another Chihuahua named Bella.
10She dyed her hair brown for her role of Marnie Piper in Return to Halloweentown (2006).
11She close friends with Corbin Bleu, Mischa Barton, Ashley Madekwe,Benjamin Hollingsworth and Nico Tortorella.
12Attended El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills.
13Was a model.
14Ranked #44 on interview magazines Hollywood faces to watch "future stars of tomorrow".
15Her name was listed in the "special thanks" column on her Aquamarine (2006) co-star Emma Roberts' debut album "Emma Roberts Unfabulous and More".
16Is good friends with Miriam McDonald and Shenae Grimes-Beech.
17Her music debut CD, "The Ups and Downs", will be released in 2007.
18Her mother is a dentist and her father is a businessman
19She is (approximately) a seventh cousin of actor Bill Paxton.
20Biggest inspirations are Goldie Hawn and Reese Witherspoon. Paxton would like to appear alongside both in a film.
21Sara's mother, who was born in Mexico, was born Jewish (she is of Dutch-Jewish and Mexican descent). Sara's father, who has Irish, Scottish, English, and remote French, ancestry, converted to Judaism upon marrying her mother.
22Is an only child.
23Bilingual: English/Spanish.




Twin Peaks2017TV Series post-production
Three Women2016Short completedKathy
Murder in the First2016TV SeriesAlicia Barnes
Heartbeat2016TV Series
Sundown2016Lina Hunter
Happily Ever After2016/IISarah Ann
Code Black2015TV SeriesSophie
Stalker2015TV SeriesIsabelle Martin
All Relative2014Grace
How to Get Away with Murder2014TV SeriesTalia Lewis
Holloway Heights2014TV SeriesIsabelle
Boys of Abu Ghraib2014Peyton
Mi$Match2014TV MovieKate
Lovestruck: The Musical2013TV MovieMirabella Hutton
Love & Air Sex2013Kara
Cheap Thrills2013/IViolet
Liars All2013Katie
Guys with Kids2013TV SeriesStacee
The Carlton Dance2012Video shortSara
Blue-Eyed Butcher2012TV MovieSusan Wright
Enter Nowhere2011Jody
Shark Night 3D2011Sara
The Innkeepers2011Claire
The Beautiful Life: TBL2009TV SeriesRaina Marrinelli Raina Collins
Jonas2009TV SeriesFiona Skye
The Last House on the Left2009Mari
Wizards of Waverly Place2008TV SeriesMillie
Superhero Movie2008Jill Johnson
Sydney White2007Rachel
The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker2007TV MovieJessie Brenner
Return to Halloweentown2006TV MovieMarnie Piper Spendora Agatha Cromwell
Skater Boys2006TV SeriesKayla Gordon
Pepper Dennis2006TV SeriesApril May Chrissy Tyler
Darcy's Wild Life2004-2006TV SeriesDarcy Fields
Sara Paxton: Here We Go Again2005ShortSara Paxton
Sara Paxton: Take a Walk2005ShortSara Paxton
Mr. Ed2004TV MovieAmanda Pope
Quintuplets2004TV SeriesChelsea
Summerland2004TV SeriesSarah Borden
Will & Grace2004TV SeriesMelanie
SpongeBob SquarePants1999-2004TV SeriesKid Fish / Kid Fish #1 / Monroe / ...
Malcolm in the Middle2004TV SeriesAngela Pozefsky
CSI: Miami2003TV SeriesLana Walker
Greetings from Tucson2002-2003TV SeriesSarah Tobin
Haunted Lighthouse2003ShortAshley
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2002TV SeriesJody Bradley
Generation Gap2002TV Movie
The Ruby Princess Runs Away2001ShortPrincess Sabrina
Lizzie McGuire2001TV SeriesHolly
Hounded2001TV MovieTracy Richburg
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction2000TV SeriesGirl
The Wonderful World of Disney2000TV SeriesFeatured
Perfect Game2000VideoSydney
Koudelka1999Video GameCharlotte (voice)
Action1999TV SeriesGeorgia Dragon
Durango Kids1999Hillary
Passions1999TV SeriesYoung Sheridan
Working1999TV SeriesAmanda Baines
Tunnel Vision1998ShortShauna
Music from Another Room1998Young Karen
You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's Christmas Party1997Video shortPatty
NewsRadio1997TV SeriesSara
Liar Liar1997Child at Party and School
Small Talk1996TV SeriesPanelist #1


Lovestruck: The Musical2013TV Movie performer: "Me Too", "Remember to Forget", "Like a Virgin", "Everlasting Love"
Shark Night 3D2011performer: "Shark Bite"
The Karate Kid2010performer: "SpongeBob SquarePants Theme"
Parenthood2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Troop2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Superhero Movie2008performer: "I Need A Hero" / writer: "I Need A Hero"
Alvin and the Chipmunks2007performer: "SpongeBob SquarePants Theme"
Aquamarine2006performer: "Connected"


Mi$Match2014TV Movie


The Last King Blood2011Short special thanks


Vital Heat: The Making of 'Cheap Thrills'2014Video documentary shortHerself
TakePart Live2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
ABC Family Movie 'Lovestruck': Scoop from the Stars2013ShortHerself
Lovestruck: The Musical - Dance Featurette2013Video documentary shortHerself
The Innkeepers: Behind the Scenes2012Video documentary shortHerself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2009-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Eye on Entertainment2012TV SeriesHerself
The Daily Habit2011TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Takes a Stand Against Planking2011ShortHerself
T42009TV SeriesHerself
Mother Goose Parade2008TV Movie documentary
Mother Goose Parade2007TV MovieHerself
Fears: Popstar Interview2007ShortHerself
The 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards2007TV Special documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2006TV Series documentaryHerself
Planet H2O2006TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Saving a Species: Sharks at Risk2006TV MovieHerself - Host
A Guide to the Perfect Sleepover: Making-of Featurette2004Video documentary shortHerself
Ready, Set, Action!: Sleepover Featurette2004Video documentary shortHerself
Sleepover: Behind-the-Scenes Photo Gallery2004Video shortHerself
Sleepover: Confessions2004Video documentary shortHerself
Sleepover: Gag Reel2004Video shortHerself

Archive Footage

Inside Amy Schumer2013TV SeriesGirl in Horror Movie
Edición Especial Coleccionista2010TV SeriesJill Johnson


Won Awards

2003Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Drama Series - Guest Starring Young ActressCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
2000Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Young Performer Age Ten or UnderWorking (1997)

Nominated Awards

2012Fright Meter AwardFright Meter AwardsBest ActressThe Innkeepers (2011)
2007Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performace in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActressAquamarine (2006)
2006Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in a Children's SeriesDarcy's Wild Life (2004)
2006Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Ensemble Perfromance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)Darcy's Wild Life (2004)
2005Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble CastSleepover (2004)
2005Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young ActressDarcy's Wild Life (2004)
2004Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young ActressCSI: Miami (2002)
2003Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young ActressGreetings from Tucson (2002)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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