Sarah Drew Biography

Updated On Sep 25, 2018 Published On Sep 25, 2018
Facts of Sarah Drew
Date of Birth: 1980 , October-1
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Sarah Drew
Birth Name Sarah Drew
Father Charles Drew
Mother Jeannie Drew
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Grey's Anatomy
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Grey's Anatomy
Married Yes
Married to Peter Lanfer
Children 2
Education University of Virginia
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter , Instagram
Movies Radio, The Baxter, Mom's Night Out
TV Show Grey Antamony, Supernatural , Castle etc
Siblings Allen Drew
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Sarah Drew is an American actress who is known for playing the character of  Dr. April Kepner on the famous American medical TV series, Grey's Anatomy from 2009.

She is also known for playing the role of Hannah Rogers in the WB TV series, Everwood from 2004 to 2006.

Sarah Drew was born on 1 October 1980 in Stony Brook, New York, United States of America. She is of American nationality having a white ethnicity background.

She is 37 years of age and is the daughter of, Dr. Jeannie Drew and Rev. Charles Drew. Her father was a senior pastor at the Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in New York City while Sarah Drew's mother was a teacher at a private school for girls in Manhattan. 

Sarah has a brother, Allen Drew who is also a pastor at Mt Airy Community Chruch in Philadelphia as well as director at German Friends School.

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She graduated with a degree in drama from the University of Virginia in 2002. Drew was interested in acting since her early career as a child and started her career by voicing Stacy Rowie on the animated series, Daria in 1997.

The 37 years' old Sarah Drew later made her stage debut as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet in 2001 at McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America.

She made her big screen debut with the movie, Radio in 2003 and also went to find roles in American TV series such as  Everwood, Medium, Castle, Supernatural, and Private Practice to name a few.

However, Sarah Drew came into prominence when she took on the role of Dr. April Kepner in the American medical TV series, Grey Anatomy in 2009.

She acted alongside American TV household names such as Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey, Chandra Wilson, and Melissa George in the show.

However, it was rumored that she might be leaving the show after season 14.

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Moving towards her personal life, she stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches and has an attractive slim build that makes up her attractive personality.

She is happily married to her husband, Peter Lanfer, a lecturer at UCLA after dating and being in a relationship for several years.

The duo tied their wedding knots on 2 July 2002. The couple is also blessed with two children,  son, Micah Emmanuel born on January 18, 2012, and daughter, Hannah Mali Rose Lanfer born on  December 3, 2014.

The duo is currently enjoying a happy and blissful married life with no sign of divorce and rumors of either of them having an extra-marital affair.

In addition, she has a decent amount of fan following on her social sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Furthermore, Sarah Drew has earned a hefty sum of money through her professional career as a successful actress. Her net worth according to several sources and reports is estimated to be around $3 million.


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Born in Stony Brook, New York, United States of Ameri

October 1 , 1980

Sarah Drew was born in Stony Brook, New York, United States of America on 1 October 1980. She is of American nationality having a white ethnic background.

Got Married to a lecturer Peter Lanfer


Sarah Drew married her longtime boyfriend, Peter Lanfer in July 2002 after several years of dating. Lanfer is a lecturer by profession.

Appeared in Grey's Anatomy as Dr April Kepner


She rose to popularity among American TV viewers when she joined the American medical TV drama, Grey's Anatomy where she portrayed the character of Dr. April Kepner in 2009.

Rumors of leaving Grey's Anatomy


It was revealed that she along with fellow Grey's Anatomy co-star, Jessica Capshaw were going to leave the show after season 14.

Net Worth around $3 million


Sarah Drew has earned an astonishing sum of money throughout her professional career as a successful actress. Her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.