Sela ‘Ann’ Ward is an amazing American actress. She is best known for her performance in the NBC drama series Sisters (1991-1996) as Teddy Reed. She is also famous for Once and Again (1999-2002) as Lily Manning, House (2005-2006) as Stacy Warner, CSI: NY (2010-2013) as Jo Danville, FBI (2018-2019) as Dana Mosier.

Quick Info
Full NameSela Ann Ward
Date of BirthJuly 11, 1956
Birth PlaceMeridian, Mississippi, U.S.
Parent(s)Granberry Holland 'G.H.' Ward Jr. and Annie Kate
OccupationActress, Author, Producer
Age64 years
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Richard Dean Anderson (1983-1986)
Peter Weller (1987-1990)
Howard Elliott Sherman (m. 1992)
Children2 (Austin Ward and Anabella Raye)
Net worthUS $50 million

Early Life and Bio

She was born on the 11th of July, 1956 in Meridian, Mississippi, United States of America (USA). Her father’s name was Granberry Holland ‘G.H.’ Ward Jr. and her mother’s name was Annie Kate. Her father worked as an electrical engineer and her mother was a housewife. She grew up with three younger siblings named Granberry Ward III, Brock Ward, and Jenna Ward.

Sela Ward

Nationality and Physical Stats

Sela Ward is currently 64 years old. 

She has a slim build with a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 m and a weight of 63 kg or 139 lbs. Similarly, the size of her chest is 37 inches, her waist is 25 inches, and her hips is 37 inches. She wears a size 8 (US) dress and 10 (US) shoes. Her bra size is 34C.

Sela’s nationality is American and her ethnicity is White.  She has dark brown hair and has gorgeous hazel eyes.

Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Education: Schooling/University

While she was dating in high school, her boyfriend died in an accident. So after studying a year of junior college in Mississippi, she transferred to the University of Alabama ad earned a double major degree in fine art and advertising. She graduated in the year 1977.

She was a cheerleader for the Crimson Tide football team and a Homecoming Queen while in university.



Sela Ward made her movie debut in the comedy film The Man Who Loved Women (1983) as Janet Wainwright. She has acted in some pretty amazing movies. They are Nothing in Common (1986) as Cheryl Ann Wayne, Hello Again (1987) as Kim Lacey, The Haunting of Sarah Hardy, Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1991) as Sister Anne, Double Jeopardy (1992) as Karen Hart, The Fugitive (1993) as Helen Kimble, My Fellow Americans (1996) as Kaye Griffin, The Day After Tomorrow (2004) as Dr. Lucy Hall, The Guardian (2006) as Helen Randall, The Stepfather (2009) as Susan Harding, Gone Girl (2014) as Sharon Schieber, Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) as President Elizabeth Lanford and many more.

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Television Shows

Sela Ward made her first-ever appearance in television in the CBS drama series Emerald Point N.A.S in 1983 as the character of socialite Hilary Adams.

She has earned more fame from her television shows than from the movies as she has acted in some awesome television series like: Night Court (1987) as Heather, Bridesmaids (1989) as Caryl, Sisters (1991-1996) as Teddy Reed, Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (1995) as Jessica Savitch, Frasier (1997) as Kelly Easterbrook, Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997) as Marie-Rose Gineste, The New Batman Adventures as the voice of Page Monroe / Calendar Girl, Once and Again (1999-2002) as Lily Manning, Catch a Falling Star (2000) as Sydney Clark, Suburban Madness (2004) as Bobbi Bacha, House (2005-2006) as Stacy Warner, CSI: NY (2010-2013) as Jo Danville, Graves (2016-2017) as Margaret Graves, Westworld (2018) as Juliet, and FBI (2018-2019) as Dana Mosier.


In this American crime drama television series, Sela has brilliantly portrayed the character of Dana Mosier. The show was created by Dick Wolf and Craig Turk and starred Missy Peregrym, Zeeko Zaki, Jeremy Sisto, Connie Nielsen, Ebonee Noel, Sela Ward, Alana de la Garza, John Boyd, and Katherine Renee Turner.

However, Sela Ward has left the show because it has been reported that she had a one-year contract with the show. She made the news public that she was leaving the show as soon as the season finale aired. What’s unclear is whether the decision not to come back after the first season was Ward’s or the show’s producers or someone else. We might never know the details. Or, if we do, we will update you guys as soon as possible.

Awards and Achievements

Because of her hard work and dedication, Sela Ward has been honored with 26 nominations of various prestigious awards and has even won those awards 8 times. She has been honored with awards like Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Raspberry Awards, Satellite Awards, TCA Awards, TV Guide Awards, CinemaCon, CableACE Awards, and many more.

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Personal Life: Relationships 

Sela Ward has only dated a few men before she married. She dated an American football player named Bob Baumhower for a short while in 1977. Similarly, she dated her co-star from Emerald point N.A.S Richard Dean Anderson in the year 1983. The couple broke up in 1986 after dating for about 3 years.

Likewise, she met an American actor named Peter Weller and they started dating in 1987 till 1990.


Sela Ward got into a relationship with an entrepreneur named Howard Elliott Sherman in the year 1991. The couple married each other on the 23rd of May, 1992. The couple was blessed with two kids named Austin Ward and Anabella Raye on May 13, 1994, and May 30, 1998, respectively. 

What is Sela Ward’s Net Worth?

Sela Ward is an outstanding actress. The 64-year-old actress has been working in the entertainment industry since 1983 to date and has been able to amass a fortune for herself. She has a net worth of $50 million.

Social Media Presence

Sela Ward is quite active on her social media with 115.2K followers on Twitter (@SelaWard), 78K followers on Instagram (@selaward), and 573K followers on Facebook (Sela Ward).

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