Sara participated in the modeling at the age of 15 but was not allowed to compete in modeling competitions until the age of 16. At the age of 16, she competes in the hair modeling contest in Portugal called Cabelos Pantene in 2007 and won.
In 2012, Sara has featured in television ads for Axe body spray in the United States. Later Sara was selected for the cover of the April edition of Portuguese Vogue as well as became the face of the international advertising campaign for Calzedonia Mar, Summer.
Sampaio appeared in the first edition of the year of the Portuguese GQ, where she appeared as the eighth wonder of the world. In 2015, She was listed under the list of top 20 Angeles of the world of all the time and in 2017, Sara appointed as the new Beauty Ambassador for the famous brand Moroccanoil.
Sara also won various Awards like Portuguese Golden Globes fashion Awards, Vogue Portugal Awards as the best female model.
Sampaio is active on social networking like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has 5.7M followers on her Instagram and 808K followers on Twitter and she Often posts pictures on social networking profile.
Looking at her personal life, Sampiano dated model River Viiperi. However, Sara was spotted with the director, Harry Styles in June 2015. Later in 2016, She was in a relationship with British millionaire businessman Oliver Ripley.
Being a model Sara has featured in various Ads from which she collects a big chunk of money. As of 2017, her estimated net worth is $3 million and annual salary is $500,000 thousand, through which she finances her living and lives a celebrity life.