Mia Sara Age, Early Life, Education, Early Career, Highlights, Television, Relationships, Family and Net Worth

Published Date   14th Sep. 2017, 23:34 pm
Mia Sara Age, Early Life, Education, Early Career, Highlights, Television, Relationships, Family and Net Worth
Quick Info
Birth Name: Mia Sara
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Mia Sara age was not even 20 when she gained wide recognition and prominence as an actress through her role as Sloane Peterson in comedy film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.


Mia Sara established herself as a remarkable actress through Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in 1986. Furthermore, she has came in limelight through her acting in Legend (1985) and Timecop (1994). Born in 1967, Mia Sara age was 46 years old when she finally stopped making television and movies appearances in 2013.

Early Life and Education

Mia Sara was born as Mia Sarapocciello on June 19, 1967 in Brooklyn Heights, New York. She is an American citizen with Italian-American descent. Her mother, Diana, was a stylist and a photographer while her father Jerome Sarapocciello was an artist and photographer.

Sara went to St. Ann’s School located in Brooklyn, New York.

Acting Career Highlights

Sara started her acting career through TV commercials and daytime soap opera All My Children (1982). Mia Sara age was 16 when she got the role of Princess Lili in the 1986 film Legend alongside Tom Cruise. Further, she appeared in smash hit Ferris Bueller’s Day Off as Sloane Peterson. This role elevated her height of success in Hollywood.

After the success of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, she appeared in thrillers and action films like Apprentice to Murder in 1988 and By the Sword in 1991. A couple of years later, she landed a role with Jean-Claude Van Damme in Timecop which somehow helped her bounce back into limelight. However, her later movies The Pompatus of Love and The Maddening (1996) pushed her back to shadow.

Television Appearances and Highlights

Mia Sara slipped to television after her big screen appearances did not gain much attention. She first appeared in miniseries Queenie in 1986. Mia Sara age was still under 20 during this time. Soon, she landed a great work on television. Sara appeared in Till We Meet Again which aired in CBC in 1989. During the same timeline, she landed roles in Big Time (1989), Daughter of Darkness (1990) and Call of the Wild (1993) in which she played Loretta Young.

Furthermore, her other TV works include series Chicago Hope (1996) and made-for-TV movies Undertow (1996), Bullet to Beijing (1997) and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997).

Movies and Later Career

In 2000, Mia Sara appeared in low budget films, TV series and TV movies. She bounced back to recognition in 2002 with her starring role in TV’s Birds of Prey as Dr. Harleen Quinzel. Sara got the role after Sherilyn Fenn left the series.

After this role, she landed a couple of big-budget TV miniseries. They are Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King in 2006 and The Witches of Oz in 2011. Mia Sara age was 47 at the time she stopped appearing in small and big screen.

Personal Life and Family

Mia Sara married Jason Connery in March 1996. They both performed together in Bullet to Beijing. The couple has a son, Dashiell Quinn Connery, born in 1997. After six years of marriage, they divorced in 2002.

Sara then married Muppets creator, Jim Henson’s oldest son, Brian Henson. The couple are together and has a daughter, Amelia Jane Henson, born in 2005.

Salary and Net Worth

Mia Sara started her acting career with high-profile role in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Through a few of her assuring roles that made her remarkable actress, Sara has garnered the net worth of $1.5 million.

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