Sarah Paulson Wife, Girlfriend, Partner, Lesbian, Net Worth, and Holland Taylor

Sarah Paulson is an American actress who began her acting career back in the 1990s, featuring in the television series American Gothic and dozens of movies till date. Her long-lasting success as an actress started with her role in the American Horror story which fetched her an Emmy nomination.

While the much-coveted Emmy may have eluded her the first time, her brilliant performance in ‘The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story‘, 2016, where she played a public prosecutor, earned her not just the Emmy Award, but several other awards.


The beautiful actress was born on December 17, 1974, in Tampa, Florida, as the daughter of Catherine Gordon and Douglas Lyle Paulson II. She has English, German and French ancestry.

Sarah Paulson lived in South Tampa until she was 5 years old and her parents divorced. After the separation, she moved to New York City with her mother but spent most of her holidays with her father.


Paulson began her career right after high school at a very young age. She made her professional debut in an off Broady production at the age of 12. Later, she attended the famed Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in Manhattan, New York – a school quite popular for its performing arts programs. Soon after graduation, she landed a guest spot on the franchise crime drama Law & Order – her very first TV appearance.

In 1997 Paulson played her first major role on the big screen in the comedy-drama film Levitation. Going forth with her work as an actress, she has played supporting roles in movies such as The Time Being (2012), 12 Years a Slave (2013), Carol (2015) – a movie based on a novel by Patricia Highsmith where she starred as a former lover and friend of Carol.

Her other film projects include Rebel in the Rye (2017), The Other Sister, Down with Love and What Women Want, a 2000 fantasy/romance movie also featuring Mel Gibson. Paulson won the Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Mercia Clark in Surreal.

Is Sarah Paulson a Lesbian?

After she admitted to a relationship with her current partner, Taylor, Paulson said she isn’t ready to be labelled a lesbian, adding that she doesn’t want to be “skewered.” According to her, she doesn’t want her lifestyle to be decided for her by the community she lives in. Nonetheless, she is currently in a relationship with a woman and has been married to one in the past.

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Sarah Paulson’s Wife, Girlfriend, Partner

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Paulson’s current girlfriend and partner is Holland Taylor 74. Although they are not legally bonded as to be addressed as husband and wife yet, people refer to them as a couple. 
With 32 years age gap between them, Paulson doesn’t have any qualms dating much older women. Her former wife, Cherry Jones was 18 years older than she is. She married Jones who’s also an actress in 2004 and they got divorced in 2009.

And now, she’s in love, again, and this time, with Taylor Holland. Both have been dating for the past three years and the news of their love made the headline in December 2015 when they started appearing in public together. Paulson revealed they first met 10 years ago at a dinner party while she was still with her ex.

The American Horror actress has placed her career as a top priority, thus she chooses not to have children because such will definitely be a distraction. While the decision is absolute, she is not shy about her admiration for her gifted and talented partner. She gave an emotional shout-out to her love during an acceptance speech when she won the status for her outstanding lead Actress in a Miniseries.

Her Net Worth

Sarah Paulson’s estimated net worth is $82 million according to the People with Money. The magazine listed her on the top 10 highest-paid actresses for 2018. Her fortune is reportedly credited to her stock investments, property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. Aside proceeds from her acting career, Paulson’s other source of wealth include a restaurant (the Fat Paulson Burger chain) in Washington, a Football Team (the Tampa Angels), her very own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderpaulson – US), a top-selling perfume (With Love from Sarah) and a fashion line called Sarah Paulson Seduction.

Holland Taylor

Holland Virginia Taylor, born on January 14, 1943, is Sarah Paulson’s new partner. She is also a successful actress and a playwright and has featured in numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway productions in the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s.
Taylor became quite famous in the 1980s when she starred in Bosom Buddies, featuring co-star Tom Hanks.
Taylor has intimate relationships mostly with women. Speaking about her personal relationship with Sarah Paulson in an interview, she said their “relationship represents a certain amount of hope and risk,” and that they love each other.


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