• Kiele Sanchez is an American actress known for her roles in The Glades and Kingdom.
• She is of Puerto Rican and French descent and was raised in a family of four children.
• Her early career began in 2000 with appearances in Live Girls and Migrating Forms.
• She has appeared in a number of television and film roles, including Lost and Football Wives.
• As of mid-2017, her net worth is estimated to be $500,000.

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Net Worth$500 Thousand
Date Of BirthOctober 13, 1977
SpouseZach Gilford, Zach Helm
FactCo-starred with her real-life husband, Zach Gilford, in The Purge: Anarchy (2014). They play a married couple in the movie, too.

Who is actress Kiele Sanchez?

Born Kiele Michelle Sanchez on the 13th October 1977 in Chicago, Illinois USA, Kiele is an actress, best known to the world for her portrayal of Callie Cargill in the TV crime-drama series “The Glades” (2010-2013), and as Lisa Prince in the TV drama series “Kingdom” (2014-2017), among many other differing appearances.

Early Life and Career Beginnings

Kiele was raised in a family of four children, of Puerto Rican and French ancestry; her father worked as racetrack jockey agent. Kiele attended Glenbard North High School, located in Carol Stream, Illinois, where she started developing her acting talents and debuted in the school production of “The Grapes of Wrath” – she had stage fright during her high school days, but managed to overcome it, thanks to her successful performance in this particular play. She started her professional career by auditioning for the contest “Wanna Be a Vj”, by MTV, however, although not victorious she reached the first five, and was noticed by a talent manager who immediately offered to represent her, and soon after she headed to Hollywood.
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Career Prominence

She made her acting debut in the made-for-television film “Live Girls”, and then appeared as Dream Woman in the drama “Migrating Forms”, both in 2000. Two years later she portrayed Claudia Wills-Glass in the TV drama series “That Was Then”, and then in 2003 she was selected for the role of Susan Kelly in the TV comedy series “Married to the Kellys” (2003-2004). She continued with television roles as she was selected to play Anne Sorelli in the comedy drama “Related” (2005-2006), and then joined the cast of the highly popular TV series “Lost” in its third season, playing Nikki Fernandez. However, due to fan critiques, her character was killed-off after only 14 episodes in the award-winning show. Nevertheless, that didn’t affect Kiele and her career, as she starred in the drama film “Football Wives” (2007), then in 2008 in the horror thriller “Insanitarium”, next to Jesse Metcalfe, which increased her net worth.

Later Projects

Kiele then portrayed Stella in the horror “30 Days of Night: Dark Days”, a sequel to “30 Days of Night” and released in 2007, taking over the starring role of Stella from Melissa George. Also in 2010 she was selected for the role of Callie Cargill in the TV crime-drama series “The Glades” (2010-2013), which is one of her most prominent roles to date, then in 2014 she had another appearance in the horror, this time it was James DeMonaco’s “The Purge: Anarchy”, and thesame year she started portraying Lisa Prince in TV drama series “Kingdom” (2014-2017), and so far has appeared in 39 episodes of the popular series, which has also contributed to her wealth. Most recently, she will appear in the film “Benji”, scheduled for release in late 2017.

Personal Life

Regarding her personal life, Kiele has been married to actor Zach Gilford since 2012, who is her second husband. Kiele was pregnant in 2015, however, her child was stillborn. She was previously married to screenwriter and director Zach Helm from 2001 to 2008.

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The Wealth of Kiele Sanchez

Have you ever wondered how rich Kiele Sanchez is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Sanchez’ net worth is as high as $500,000, an amount earned through her career in the entertainment industry as an actress, which has been active since 2000.

General Info

Full NameKiele Sanchez
Net Worth$500 Thousand
Date Of BirthOctober 13, 1977
Height1.57 m
EducationGlenbard North High School


SpouseZach Gilford, Zach Helm
ParentsOscar Sanchez


MoviesThe Purge: Anarchy, Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe, 30 Days of Night: Dark Days, Redemption Road, A Perfect Getaway, Insanitarium, Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, Stealing Time, Stuck on You, Matadors, The End of Steve, Migrating Forms, Football Wives
TV ShowsThe Glades, Lost, Related, Married to the Kellys, That Was Then

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1I know with me, you really have to, like, pound me over the head to say, 'I like you. I really like you' to get me to see it. I think if you're too passive, you just fall into that friend role. And that's hard to break out of.
2There is something to be said about a guy who is attractive and doesn't know it. I hate men who are overconfident.


1In August 2015 it was reported that she was pregnant with her 1st child, a baby boy, with her 2nd husband Zach Gilford and due in early November. But on October 9th it was reported that she had had stillborn son Winter.
2Co-starred with her real-life husband, Zach Gilford, in The Purge: Anarchy (2014). They play a married couple in the movie, too.
3(December 29, 2012) Married for the 2nd time her boyfriend of 2 years Zach Gilford after a 13-month-long engagement.
4Engaged to Zach Gilford [December 1, 2011].
5She is half Puerto Rican and half French.
6Attended Glenbard North High School, the same High School as Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins.




Kingdom2014-2017TV SeriesLisa Prince
The Purge: Anarchy2014Liz
The Glades2010-2013TV SeriesCallie Cargill / Callie
Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe2011TV MovieAmanda Maples
Matadors2010TV MovieNatalie Munoz
30 Days of Night: Dark Days2010VideoStella
Redemption Road2010Hannah
A Perfect Getaway2009Gina
The End of Steve2008TV MovieEmily Green
Samantha Who?2007-2008TV SeriesChloe
Football Wives2007TV MovieDonna Reynolds
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium2007Mrs. Goodman, Who Wants the Store
Lost2006-2007TV SeriesNikki Fernandez
Girls on the Bus2006TV SeriesRonnie Sarazen
Related2005-2006TV SeriesAnne Sorelli
Modern Men2006TV SeriesLisa
Four Kings2006TV SeriesJen
Married to the Kellys2003-2004TV SeriesSusan Kelly
Young MacGyver2003TV MovieTaylor
Stuck on You2003Pepper Spray Cutie
That Was Then2002TV SeriesClaudia Wills-Glass
Class Warfare2001TV MovieAmber Whidden
Rennie's Landing2001Emily the Bank Teller
The Kiss2001ShortGirl
Migrating Forms2000Dream Woman
Live Girls2000TV MovieLynne


Love Triangles: Relationship Complexities and the Glades2012Video shortHerself
The Glades: Jim Longworth's Guide to Police Work2012Video shortHerself
A Location for Murder: Filming in the Glades2011Video shortHerself
The Gritty Realism of Dark Days2010Video shortHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Sharon Osbourne Show2004TV SeriesHerself

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Lost2008TV SeriesNikki Fernandez


Nominated Awards

2012Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Supporting Actress/TelevisionThe Glades (2010)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearLost (2004)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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