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How Sarah Hyland Achieved a Net Worth of $14 Million

Sarah Hyland, best known for her role on the sitcom "Modern Family," is an actress, producer, and writer. The daughter of actors Edward James Hyland and Melissa Canaday, Hyland was born in New York City, and grew up in New York. She has an older brother, actor Ian Hyland. Hyland is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Hyland made her film debut in the 1997 movie Private Parts, playing herself ("Howard's Daughter"), but her career really took off with Modern family, which first aired in 2009. This allowed her to amass a net worth of $14 million.

About Modern Family

Modern family is an American situation comedy about an affluent, extended family. It was created by Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd, and produced by 20th Century Fox Television. Modern Family stars Ed O'Neill, Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet as the family's members. Hyland plays Haley Dunphy in the series. Modern Family was ordered into production by ABC on May 18, 2008. The show ran until April of 2020, making it one fo the longest running sitcoms on ABC with over 11 years of consistent seasons. This is where Hyland amassed the majority of her net worth. The show is actually known as one of the most profitable shows in network television, at one point it made $2.13 million per episode in as revenue alone.

Modern Family has won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series five times, and Hyland has received nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the Emmys three times, including her win in 2012. She also received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series along with the rest of the cast and crew. It was reported by The Atlantic that Modern Family is one of the most efficient comedy series in terms of laugh per second. This became one of the main reasons for the show's success.

Sarah Hyland's Net Worth: How it was Achieved

Being a major cast member on Modern Family, Hyland has accumulated a large portion of her net worth from her acting career alone. She has appeared in numerous films and television series throughout her career, which was noted by Forbes as being an impressive feat for a young actor. Her other roles include voice acting for the 2007 animated film Open Season, and also appearing as Sarah Newlin in HBO's True Blood. Sarah Hyland has also accumulated a lot of wealth from her advertising partnerships, including a very creative multi-year partnership as a spokeswoman for Olay. She continues to be one of the highest paid actresses on television.

In 2015, it was reported that Hyland makes $100,000 per episode of Modern Family. In addition to this, she also earns a significant amount of income from her film work and endorsements. In 2013 Hyland signed an endorsement deal with Cover Girl cosmetics for an undisclosed amount. Sarah Hyland is also married to actor and musician, Wells Adams, who earned his fame as a star on the ABC series Bachelor In Paradise, and also worked as a popular DJ in Nashville, Tennessee. He is not a primary reason for Sarah Hyland's net worth, but his role in supporting her career does not go unnoticed. The two were married in 2018. Together the two make a pretty picture with their combined net worth of $14 million. Sarah Hyland earns a nice salary from paid acting roles and endorsements, as well as her husband's job as an influencer.

Sarah Hyland's Studio City Home

In May 2020 Hyland and Adam's purchased a lush farmhouse style home in the desirable neighborhood of studio city for roughly four million dollars. Sarah Hyland is a great example of someone who has used their position in Hollywood to launch a successful career and live the perfect life. She continues to act and produces, as well as write music. She is set to star in the upcoming TV project with Emily V Gordon, which is set to air sometime in 2021.

Sarah Hyland's Family Legacy

Hyland's father Edward James Hyland came from a successful family. He is an American actor and producer, most known for his leading role in the show Lincoln. Her father's father was the late Robert J. Hyland, a former Vice President of CBS in charge of all West Coast operations up until he died in 1992. Her father's uncle is named James J. Hyland, who served as the CEO and Chairman Emeritus of Hearst Corporation until his death in 2006 at the age of 85 years old.

Other Endeavors of Sarah Hyland

While acting is Sarah Hyland's main talent, she does have other talents that keep her busy and earn her extra income. She's done voice work for several animated shows including The Smurfs and Robot Chicken. Whenever she has spare time on her hands, she loves writing music. With over 8.4 million followers on Instagram, she also has many opportunities for brand deals as an influencer, which can greatly contribute to her overall wealth.

Sarah Hyland's Personal Ambition

Hyland has a very specific goal for her acting career, which is to always bring the best, most authentic performances to other actors and audiences. She says she wants to make sure that she is adding something new and unique to the industry every time she takes on a role. She lives by the motto that "the only way to be original is to not play it safe. The only way to create something new is to be willing to take risks."

Final Thoughts

Sarah Hyland is an example of the type of hard working women who can make it in Hollywood and live the high-life. She has the looks, acting skill, and drive to be a total success. She's set to star in several upcoming projects, including her own TV series; in 2021, meaning her net worth of $14 million is likely to continue to grow, as she has definitely not reached the peak of her career yet. Her combined wealth from her acting career, endorsement deals, and production company is easily enough to support her entire family's lifestyle for many years.

Allen Lee

Written by Allen Lee

Allen Lee is a Toronto-based freelance writer who studied business in school but has since turned to other pursuits. He spends more time than is perhaps wise with his eyes fixed on a screen either reading history books, keeping up with international news, or playing the latest releases on the Steam platform, which serve as the subject matter for much of his writing output. Currently, Lee is practicing the smidgen of Chinese that he picked up while visiting the Chinese mainland in hopes of someday being able to read certain historical texts in their original language.

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