The award-winning stand-up comedian Sara Silverman needs no introduction. With careers as an actress and producer, her comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics such as racism, sexism, politics, and religion. A former writer and occasional performer on Saturday Night Live, Sarah has now dipped her toes in many projects and has never been so successful before.
So what is her career like? Does she earn well? We know you're itching to find out. Well, your wish is our command.
Silverman's Early Years
Sarah Silverman's career began in 1992 and got a job as a writer and a featured player in the 1993-94 season of Saturday Night Live which only lasted for a month.
Soon after, she appeared on The Larry Sanders Show's episode The New Writer. She also starred in the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show and secured a lead role in Who's The Caboose?
#TBT to a little girl writing for #SNL atop a side table in the middle of the night. I’m wearing clean boxer shorts and socks that I stole from @ianhmg ’s office without asking. I did this every Tuesday around 3am when shit got gamey. He never said a word about it and neither did I. I was such a weirdo
Her network stand-up debut was made on the Late Show with David Letterman. In addition to her stand-up comedy career, she made several appearances in Star Trek: Voyager, Seinfeld, VIP, Greg The Bunny, and Crank Yankers.
She had small roles in There's Something about Mary, Say It Isn't So, School of Rock, The Way of The Gun, and Overnight Delivery. After years of hard work, her TV sitcom The Sarah Silverman Program debuted on Comedy Central.
Sarah Silverman in the Present
Sarah appeared in Take the Waltz alongside Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen. In 2012, she made a public service announcement that criticizing new voter identification laws. She voiced Vanellope Von Schweetz, the character of Wreck-It Ralph. She is also a part of the YouTube channel JASH.
She also portrayed Ruth, a prostitute, in A Million Ways to Die in the West. In 2013, HBO announced that she would star in a pilot episode of People in New Jersey but wasn't picked up for a series order. Silverman became the host of a new talk show called I Love You, America.
Her Net Worth
When it comes to money, Sarah Silverman is up there with some of the most renowned celebrities. She has a home in New York worth $800 thousand.
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She has supported charities and foundations like Declare Yourself, GLSEN, The Trevor Project, Autism Speaks, Aid Still Requires, Adrienne Shelly Foundation and many more. Her net worth is estimated to be $3.5 million.