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Sarah Treem

Sarah Treem is a TV writer-producer and playwright from the United States. Sarah Treem is the co-creator and showrunner of the Showtime drama “The Affair,” and was a writer and co-executive producer on the inaugural season of “House of Cards.”

Early Life

Sarah Treem was born in 1980, in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States. Currently, she is 43 years old and holds US nationality. Meanwhile, she belongs to Anglo-Saxon while her exact birth date, zodiac sign, and many others are unknown.

Her mother was a startup consultant and advisor, and her father is a pediatric gastroenterologist. She has a brother as well but the names of her brother and parents are unknown.

Her parents raised her and her brother in New Hampshire, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, and North Carolina. However, she regards New Haven as her hometown. Meanwhile, information about her early childhood life is also missing at the moment.

Sarah Treem – Education

Moving on to her academic qualification, she completed her B.A. degree from Yale College, Connecticut in 2002. After this, she enrolled at Yale School of Drama, Connecticut, and got her Master in Fine Arts (MFA)  in 2005.

Professional Career

When Sarah Treem was just eight years old, she started writing poetry. Meanwhile, she also wrote plays during high school and college.

Her first play, written when she was twelve, won a young playwright contest and was staged in Connecticut. She landed her first job back in 2008 as a writer on the HBO series “In Treatment,” the American adaptation of Israeli writer Hagai Levi’s series about a therapist and his patients.

Treem then wrote and co-executive produced the political drama “House of Cards.” Additionally, she co-created the hit Showtime series “The Affair” in 2014. She has continued to write plays in addition to her television work, including Mirror, Mirror, The How and the Why, and When We Were Young and Unafraid.

Caption: Sarah Treem, a TV writer (Source: TimeLine Theatre)

She signed a multi-year deal with Fox 21 television studios in November 2019 to create and produce series for their network, cable, and streaming platforms. Moreover, she is currently working on a limited series based on the life of actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr, which will star actress Gal Gadot.

Apart from TV writer-producer and playwright, she also teaches on Series Mania Writers’ Campus, with fellow television writer Martie Cook, a week-long intensive on television drama. Previously, she taught at Yale College.


Caption: Sarah Treem with her Golden Globe Award (Source: Wallpaper Abyss – Alpha Coders)

In 2009, Treem won the Writers Guild of America Award through her works in the series “In Treatment.” She won the Golden Globe Award for Best TV Series, Drama, for “The Affair” in 2014. That same year, she won the “Writers Guild of America Award, for” New Series, for House of Cards – with Kate. Similarly, she has been nominated in two “Humanitas Prize” (2008, 2016), and “Primetime Emmy” (2013).

Net Worth 2023

Treem’s net worth is estimated at around $1 million while her annual salary and income are under review. She has earned a decent sum of money through her profession as a TV writer-producer and playwright. An American producer makes between $39k-$133k per year.

Relationship Status

Currently, Sarah Treem is married to Icelandic game designer, Torfi Frans Ólafsson. The couple married in October 2022. However, many details are unknown at the moment.

But in the past, Treem was married to Jay Carson in 2014. With the marriage, the couple has two children; one son and one daughter whose names have not been public yet. The reason behind the divorce is yet unknown.

Body Measurements

Caption: Sarah Treem posing for a photo (Source: IMDb)

Looking at her photos, she has a pair of brown eyes with black eyes colour. However, her other body measurements such as height, weight, dress size, shoe size, and many others are unknown.

Sarah Treem – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@sarahtreem’ there are over 7.1k followers. Likewise, there are over 13.7k followers on her Twitter page ‘@SarahTreem’ and she is not active on Facebook.