Still can’t put a name to the face above or probably you have succeeded to put a name to the face but still wondering where you met the blonde beauty? Worry no more as we are here to help you or to rather help refresh your memory. The picture you have above is that of Sarah Wright; you must have seen her on NBC political satire TV sitcom Parks and Recreation playing Millicent Gergich, as Ashley (Villain) in 2008 comedy film The House Bunny, or playing Lucy Seal opposite Tom Cruise (Barry Seal) in the 2017 biographical crime comedy film American Made.
If not in any of the movies mentioned above, you may probably have seen her in an episode of HGTV’s reality show House Hunters sometime in January 2015 looking for a vacation home alongside NCIS: Los Angeles star Eric Christian Olsen, who happens to be her husband. Asides from being known for her amazing performances on the big screen and being the wife of one Hollywood stars, Sarah Wright was a former fashion model who won the 1999 Mossimo clothing model-search contest. Find out more about her below.
Who is Sarah Wright?
Wright was born in Louisville, Kentucky on the 28th day of September 1983 as Sarah Fay Wright Olsen to Robert and Debbie Wright. Her father is a preacher. Sarah is not an only child, she has a younger brother named Samuel who served in Iraq as a U.S Marine.
She attended LeGrande Elementary school and then Hart County High School before moving to Louisville where she completed high school. Learn more about her in these five Facts.
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1. Modeling Career
Although Wright began appearing in local drama as a child, her breakthrough came when she was discovered in 1999 by the Mossimo clothing model-search contest. In 2001, she signed with Eileen Ford modeling agency.
2. Acting Career
Her first love had always been acting and after modeling for a couple of years, Sarah Wright found her way back to what she loved the most and she hasn’t done badly at all in the movie industry. One of her earliest roles was as Paige Chase in Quintuplets – a sitcom that aired on Fox from June 2004 to January 2005.
She co-starred in the first season of the sitcom The Loop as Lizzy and guest-starred as Jane in the Eleventh Season of CW series 7th Heaven. Sarah also played Sarah Mason in the 2008 film Made of Honor. She began a recurring role in the CBS mid-season replacement comedy series Mad Love in 2011 and as Millicent Gergich on NBC’s Parks and Recreation. In 2014, she played Dennah (Annie’s proudly single best friend who works as a pre-school teacher) in Marry Me – the short-lived NBC sitcom which also starred Ken Marino and Casey Wilson. Sarah Wright also starred alongside Tom Cruise in the 2017 action biography American Made.
3. The Kentucky Ambassadors of Music
Her talent didn’t stop at acting and modeling; the blonde beauty was a member of the Kentucky Ambassadors of Music, a 200-member band and chorus group composed high-school students who sang in Europe.
4. Marriage with Eric Christian Olsen
The actress is married to actor Eric Christian Olsen. The couple met for the first time in 2006 on the set of the FOX series, “The Loop.” Olsen popped the question while they were on vacation in Punta Mita, Mexico in 2011; Wright announced their engagement in an episode of The Talk.
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The following year, precisely on the 23rd of June 2012, the couple tied the knots near Jackson Hole, Wyoming in a ceremony reportedly presided by Olsen’s father. The wedding party was attended by eighty persons consisting of family members and friends.
Wright and Olsen have two kids together; a son named Wyatt Oliver Olsen who they welcomed in 2013 and a daughter Esme Olivia Olsen born in 2016. In a January 2015 episode of HGTV series House Hunters, the couple were shown buying a vacation home near Jackson Hole.
Oslen is Wright’s second husband; she was married to A. J. Mason from 2005 to 2006. They had no child together.
5. Body Measurements
The actress is quite tall; she stands at the height of 5′ 9″ (1.75 m). Standing at that height, the actress weighs about 55kg or 121lbs. Sarah Wright’s bust measures 34 inches, waist 24 inches while her hips also measure 34 inches. She wears a bra size of 34B.
- Sarah loves comedy movies a lot. She recalls watching some of the classics with her younger brother as a child and her favorite was and still is Bottle Rocket.
- The actress is a co-founder of a parenting website called Your Zen Mama alongside fellow actress Teresa Palmer.