Sarah Wayne Callies Husband, Married Life, Family, Net Worth & More

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Sarah Wayne Callies Husband, Married Life, Family, Net Worth & More

Sarah Wayne Callies is an actress best known for her portrayal of Lori Grimes in AMC’s hugely popular show, The Walking Dead (2010-2018). Her roles in Prison Break (2005-207), and Colony (2016-2018) are also widely loved and appreciated.

In addition to acting, she has also dabbled in directing; she directed an episode of both Unspeakable (2019) and Colony.

Age, Family

The Walking Dead actress was born on 1st June 1977 in La Grange, Illinois. Both her parents, David E. Callies and Valerie Wayne, are professors at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. Her father is a Law professor while her mother teaches English.

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Sarah Wayne Callies' Marriage, Husband

Sarah is married to Josh Winterhalt, a martial arts teacher. The two first met when they were studying at Dartmouth College and started dating soon after. The couple tied the knot on 21st June 2002 and welcomed their daughter, Keala Wayne Winterhalt, on 20th July 2007. 

Sarah Wayne Callies with husband Josh Winterhalt (Photo: Affair Post)

The actress and her husband later adopted a son named Oakes Wayne Winterhalt, who was born in August of 2013.

Movies & TV Shows

The very first role that Sarah got was in Queens Supreme (2003). Following her debut work, she made appearances in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2003) and Dragnet (2003). She went on to portray Jane Porter in the TV series, Tarzan. 

Her first significant lead role was in The Celestine Prophecy (2006), a movie that was adapted from the book by the same name. Unfortunately, the film was a commercial failure, unlike the book, which did really well and sold over 23 million copies.

She rose to fame after playing Sara Tancredi in Prison Break. Her character was killed at the end of the second season of the show because of contract disputes but was eventually brought back to life in the fourth season because of the fans’ demands.

Sarah went on to play in The Walking Dead and Colony, which did very well commercially and were praised by critics and fans alike.

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Throughout her career, she has played in over 25 movies and TV shows.

Net Worth

According to, Sarah Wayne Callies has a net worth of $3 million

Interesting Facts

  • Sarah stands at the height of 5 feet 8 ½ inches (1.74 meters). 

  • Sarah attended Punahou School and later enrolled at the Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. She studied at the National Theatre Conservatory afterward and graduated in 2002 with a Master of Fine Arts. 

  • She was also voted one of Maxim’s The Hottest Women of Fall TV 2008. 

  • She was born on the same day as actress Danielle Harris. 

  • The Walking Dead actress actively supports charities and foundations that help immigrants and refugees.