Who is Sarah Butler?
Sarah Butler, born on the 11th of February, 1985, is an American actress who became known for appearing in a string of horror flicks, ultimately best known for playing the role of Jennifer Hills in the horror film series “I Spit on Your Grave.” She also recently starred in the movies “Doubting Thomas” and “All Light Will End.”
Sarah Butler’s Early Life
Butler was born in Puyallup, Washington State, and always had a passion for the performing arts. She joined choirs, entered various singing competitions, and became part of her high school theatre at Rogers High School, as well as the local community theatre.
Butler’s passion for performing stayed with her even during her collegiate years at the University of Southern California. She moved to Los Angeles, and studied theatre at school while also working as Belle, the princess in the animated film “Beauty and the Beast” at Disneyland. With her budding passion for acting, she decided to drop out of college, and focus full-time on her professional acting career.
Sarah Butler’s Career
Butler’s career started when she worked at Disneyland for a year and a half as Princess Belle. Once she decided to drop out of college, she focused on employing a talent agent to help her find work.
After auditioning for a couple of movies and films, Butler became a contestant in the show “Love’s a Trip,” then had a support role in the film “A Couple of White Chicks at the Hair Dresses” in 2007. The following year, she gained more projects, including the TV film “Flu Bird Horror”, web series “Luke 11:17”, as well as making a guest appearance in “CSI: Miami.” Her early years as an actress helped establish her career as well as her net worth.
Sarah Butler in “I Spit on Your Grave”
In 2009, Butler also joined the cast of another web series called “I Heart Vampires”, and appeared in the show for a year. Finally in 2010, Butler achieved her career breakthrough when she snagged the lead role in the film “I Spit on Your Grave.”
I’d like to take a quick intermission from I Spit On Your Grave excitement to share some of my comedy work with… http://t.co/C20nzuowO5
— Sarah Butler (@thesarahbutler) October 13, 2015
“I Spit on Your Grave” was a remake of the 1978 cult film. It follows Butler’s character, Jennifer Hills, a novelist who was raped by several men while staying at a cabin in the woods. Despite the films violence and nudity, Butler fell in love with the strong feminist edge of the character, which led her to saying ‘yes’ to the project. Despite not doing well at the box office, the movie helped catapult her name in Hollywood, and also increased her wealth.
Sarah Butler’s Career in Horror Film and Beyond
After starring in “I Spit on Your Grave”, Butler continued to appear in a slew of horror films, which have included the psychological thriller “The Stranger Within” alongside William Baldwin and Estella Warren, the independent thriller “Treachery” with Michael Biehn, and in 2013 she also starred in the horror film “The Demented.” Her string of horror movies, albeit physically and emotionally demanding, also helped in strengthening her career and in increasing her net worth.
In 2015, Butler reprised her role as Jennifer Hills when she joined the cast of “I Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine, followed by appearing in a made-for-TV film on the Lifetime network, “Nightmare Nurse.”
Today, Butler continues working as an actress. Some of her most recent projects include the TV films “Infidelity in Suburbia” and “Woman on the Run”, as well as the film “Moontrap Target Earth.” She also appeared in “All Light Will End” and “Doubting Thomas” for which she was nominated as Best Actress in the Golden Door International Film Festival.
Sarah Butler’s Body Measurement
In terms of her body measurement, Butler stands at 5ft. 9ins. (1.79 m.) in height, and reputedly weighs around 117 lbs (53 kg.); her fit physique shows that she takes good care of her body. She is also known for her gorgeous long brown locks, and her beautiful brown eyes.
Sarah Butler’s Net Worth
As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Butler’s net worth is reported to be over $9 million, acquired from her years working as an actress in both film and television.
Sarah Butler’s Personal Life
Check me out after your Easter feasts tomorrow night! Thanks Lifetime for having me once again.
Posted by Sarah Butler on Saturday, April 15, 2017
In terms of her personal life, Butler is currently single, and there’s no news yet of her dating anyone at the moment. She dated Jeff Branson, and American actor, but no-one else has appeared with her publicly.
Apart from being an actress, Butler also loves plants. She shares in her Instagram page her love for gardening, showing various photos and videos of her little backyard filled with various vegetables. She also cooks from her own harvests, too.