Who is Sarah Lancaster and What Do We Know About Her Husband Matthew Jacobs?

Sarah Lancaster is an American actress best known for her long-running roles as Rachel Meyers in the NBC series Saved by the Bell: The New Class and as Ellie Bartowski in the NBC comedy-spy series Chuck

She was born in Overland Park, Kansas, Sarah moved to Mission Viejo, California, when she was 10 years old.

The American actress Sarah Lancaster got married to her husband, an attorney named Mathew Jacobs in 2011, after two years of dating and have been together ever since. They live in Los Angeles, California with their two sons: Oliver Michael Jacobs and Julian Turks Jacobs.

In a career that has spanned more than two decades, Sarah Lancaster has made a name for herself most notably in TV shows such as Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Chuck, What About Brian, Lovers Lane and more.

In recent years, she has been gaining momentum on the big screen as well with films like The Terror of Hallow’s Eve, and The Stray.

While the light has always shone on her professional life, here is a look into her private life and husband.

Sarah Lancaster’s Biography Summary

Age/Date of Birth:
44 years old (12 February 1980)
5 feet, 6 inches (1.72 m)
Husband or Boyfriend:Matthew Jacobs (m. 2011)
Parents:Father: Michael Lancaster
Mother: Barbara Lancaster
Net Worth:$2 million

Sarah Lancaster’s Early life and Career

Sarah Lancaster was born on February 12, 1980, in Overland Park, Kansas to a real estate developer father named Michael and a homemaker mother named Barbara. She grew up alongside her younger brother who is named Daniel.

When she was 10 years old, her father got a job in Mission Viejo, California which caused the family to relocate. While schooling in California, Sarah developed an interest in acting and began to take acting lessons at California’s Actors Workshop.

Fast forward to her eighth grade, Saraj Lancaster landed a talent agent and was shuttling between Orange County and Los Angeles where she was auditioning for roles. Channelling all her energy towards acting, Sarah began receiving tutoring on set.

With the help of her agent, she got her start at professional acting with the role of Rachel Meyers in the NBC series Saved by the Bell: The New Class.

Though the initial plan was for her to appear as a guest in the first season, Sarah’s excellent portrayal of the character saw it develop into a main role that would last all through to the show’s fourth season in 1996.

Simultaneously, while portraying her Save By The Bell character, Sarah enrolled at the University of California, Irvine in order to quicken her high school graduation.

After leaving Save The Bell, Sarah Lancaster got guest roles in a number of TV shows until 1999 when she made her film debut in the independent slasher film, Lovers Lane. That same year, she also appeared in the TV film Michael Landon, the Father I Knew. Also in 1999, Sarah landed the main role of Liz in the anthology TV series Undressed.

In 2002, She got a big leap in her career when she appeared in Steven Spielberg’s biographical crime film Catch Me If You Can which starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. Though her role was small, Sarah has said that it was a “valuable experience” to work with the renowned filmmaker.

She then appeared in a string of TV shows from That ’70s Show to Scrubs, and then CSI. Her next major role in the small screen came in Chuck where she portrayed Ellie Bartowski Woodcomb. In 2014, she had a recurring role in Witches of East End.

Sarah has had major roles in a handful of TV series that have been very successful. While earnings for her gigs have not been made public, actresses of her caliber are well worth millions of dollars. From our findings, Sarah Lancaster’s net worth is estimated at $2 million.

Meet Sarah Lancaster’s Husband, Matthew Jacobs

Sarah Lancaster
Sarah Lancaster and her husband, Matthew Jacobs (Image Source)

Sarah is a married woman. In January 2011, she tied the knot with a certain Mathew Jacobs, an attorney whom she had been dating for two years.

Born in Michigan and brought up in Florida, Jacobs went to the University of South Florida from where he studied Political Science and minored in Environmental Science and Policy. He then went to the University Of Maryland Carey School Of Law where he got his Juris Doctor.

For over a decade, he has worked with celebrities, offering them advice bordering on finances, formations, and much more. He has also worked with a number of large firms in New York City. As it stands, he is a Partner with the Pretrial Team and Employment Team.

Sarah Lancaster’s Wedding and Family Life with Matthew Jacobs

According to People Magazine’s sources, their wedding was a small one held in Southern California. For her big day, Sarah wore a gown made by Amsale.

Her “something old, something borrowed…” included her grandmother’s gold mesh heirloom bracelet (engraved with her grandparent’s wedding date courtesy of her parents) as well as her mom’s pearl earrings.

Her husband Mathews also had on something from the past – his grandfather’s three-piece wedding suit way back from the 1960s.

After their wedding, Sarah and her husband issued a statement describing how their wedding weekend went perfectly.

Sarah Lancaster Has 2 Kids With Her Husband

Adding more excitement to the wedding was the fact that Sarah Lancaster was with a child. On 29th June 2011, she welcomed a baby boy Oliver Michael Jacobs. However, the news remained with them until a rep gave it away later in September of the same year.

The couple waited for about 6 years before welcoming their second child. A son named Julian Turks Jacobs was born on January 28, 2017. The family lives in Los Angeles California.


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Is Sarah Lancaster an Attorney?

Sarah Lancaster is an American actress, director, and writer best known for her roles as Rachel Meyers in the teen sitcom TV series Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Ellie Bartowski in NBC’s Chuck, Chloe Grefe in the 1999 independent slasher film Lovers Lane, Madison Kellner in Everwood, and Marjorie in What About Brian. However, she is married to an attorney named Mathew Jacobs. They tied the knot in 2011 and now have two sons together.

What is Sarah Lancaster’s Height?

Sarah is 5 feet 8½ inches or 174 cm tall. She also weighs 57 kg or 125.5 lbs

What is Sarah Lancaster’s Measurement?

Sarah Lancaster has a slim body build. Her body measures 34-23-34 Inches (75-57-75 cm) and it is known that she stands at 5 feet 8½ inches and weigh 57 kg.

Profile Summary
First Name:Sarah
Last Name:Lancaster
Also Known As:
TV and Film Actress
Famous For:'Saved by the Bell: The New Class', 'What About Brian'
Colleges/Universities Attended:
Educational Qualifications:
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
44 years old (12 February 1980)
Zodiac Sign:Aquarius
Birth Place:
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Country of Residence:
United States
Physical Attributes
5 feet, 6 inches (1.72 m)
121 kg (268 lbs)
Eye Colour:
Hair Color:
Dark Brown
Other Body Measurements:
Marital Status:
Matthew Jacobs (m. 2011)
Family and Relatives
Michael Lancaster
Mother:Barbara Lancaster
Oliver Michael Jacobs - Son
Siblings:Daniel Lancaster - Brother
Other Relatives:
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth:
$2 million
Source of Wealth:
Acting career
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