Sarah Drew

Sarah Drew - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Sarah Drew is a popular actress and director from the United States. Sarah Drew is famous for playing Hannah Rogers in The 2002 WB family drama series Everwood and Dr. April Kepner in the 2005 ABC medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy.

Early Life

Sarah Drew was born in Stony Brook, New York, United States on 1 October 1980. Her birth name is Sarah White Drew. She is 42 years old (as of 2023) under the zodiac sign Libra. Drew holds an American nationality and follows the Christianity religion.

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Caption: Sarah Drew with her kids’ source: Twitter.

Regarding her family background, She is the daughter of Rev. Charles Drew (Father) and Dr. Jeannie Drew (Mother). Her mother works as a teacher at a Manhattan private school for girls while her father serves as senior pastor at the Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in New York. She also has a younger brother Allen Drew.


Speaking of her educational background, Drew completed her secondary education at Stony Brook School in Stony Brook, New York. Following that, she attended the University of Virginia to further her education. She graduated with a bachelor’s in drama in 2002.

Career and Professional Life

She made her professional stage debut in 2001 at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey, playing Juliet in Romeo and Juliet. In 2003, she made her Broadway debut in Vincent in Brixton, which led to a subsequent West End run in London.

Drew played Hannah Rogers in the WB drama series Everwood from 2004 to 2006. Later, she appeared as a guest star on a number of shows, including Medium, Castle, Glee, Cold Case, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Supernatural, Privileged, and Private Practice.

She played Kitty Romano in the AMC drama series Mad Men from 2008 to 2009, and she starred in the Hallmark Hall of Fame film Front of the Class from 2008.

Furthermore, Drew was chosen to play Dr. April Kepner in the 2009 season of the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. Drew previously worked with Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes; she appeared in two episodes of Private Practice in 2008 as a guest and was a key cast member of Rhimes’ 2009 television pilot Inside the Box, which ABC rejected.

Further, Drew and Jessica Capshaw’s departure from the series was announced in March 2018. The choice, according to showrunner Krista Vernoff, was entirely creative and not financially motivated.

Sarah was cast as Detective Cagney in CBS’ Cagney & Lacey reboot pilot shortly after her departure from Grey’s Anatomy was announced. CBS declined to produce the series after reviewing the pilot in May 2018.

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Caption: Sarah Drew in The 2002 WB family drama series Everwood source: Ranker.

She played Lucille Ball in the world premiere of Gregg Oppenheimer’s behind-the-scenes stage comedy I Love Lucy: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom, which debuted in July 2018.

More about her career

In 2019, She was once more chosen to play the lead in a CBS pilot, this time as Sarah Cooper in The Republic of Sarah. However, the network ultimately decided against the project.

In the Freeform (ABC Family) series Cruel Summer, which premieres on October 30, 2020, Sarah played the lead role as Cindy Turner (Jeanette’s mother).

Further, She was hired in September 2021 for the comedy series Amber Brown on Apple TV+, which is based on Paula Danziger’s best-selling novels.

Drew debuted in 2022 as Lizbeth Meredith in Lifetime’s “Ripped from the Headlines” feature film Stolen By Their Father, which also included Elizabeth Smart as an executive producer.

Net Worth 2023

Sarah Drew has earned an enormous amount of money through her hard work and brilliance. Her estimated net worth as of 2023 is around $3 million.


Smart stock investments, significant real estate holdings, and lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics are also responsible for Sarah’s wealth. She owns a number of eateries in Washington (the “Fat Drew Burger” chain), and a football team called the “Charlottesville Angels.” Further, She also has her own vodka brand called Pure Wonderdrew in the US.

Further, she is currently vying for juniors’ attention with a top-selling perfume called With Love from Sarah and a clothing line called “Sarah Drew Seduction.”

Personal Life

Regarding her love life, Drew is currently married to a lecturer at UCLA, Peter Lanfer. After dating for a long time, the duo tied the wedding knot on June 17th, 2002.

A son named Micah Emmanuel, their first child together, was born on January 18, 2012. After a couple of years, the couple’s second child, and first daughter, Hannah Mali Rose was born on December 3, 2014.

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Caption: Sarah Drew with her husband Peter Lanfer source: US Weekly.

Body Measurements

Sarah Drew is very beautiful and attractive undoubtedly. She has an excellent height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.58 m/158 cm) and weighs around 62 kg (136 lbs). She has a body dimension of 34-24-35 inches. In addition, Sarah has black pair of lovely eyes and shiny dark brown hair color.

Social Media

She is active on her Instagram account @thesarahdrew with 4.1 million followers. She also has 965.1K followers on Twitter and 334K followers on Facebook.