Sarah Rafferty Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)

Sarah Rafferty is an American actress best known for her role in the drama series ‘Suits’ as Donna Roberta Paulsen. She has also appeared in a variety of other TV programmes, including ‘Law & Order,’ ‘Third Watch,’ ‘CSI: Miami,’ ‘Six Feet Under,’ ‘The Practice,’ ‘Charmed,’ ‘8 Simple Rules,’ ‘Numb3rs,’ and ‘Brothers & Sisters’. The actress has also appeared in a number of television films. She has appeared in the films ‘Speakeasy,’ ‘Soccer Dog: European Cup,’ and ‘Falling for Grace’.

Sarah Rafferty, in addition to performing, supports many causes such as The Brain Project (TBJ) and the Alzheimer’s Association. For two years, she hosted the Sardi’s event in Los Angeles, which benefited the Alzheimer’s Association greatly. The American model is also an ambassador for TBJ, whose mission is to raise funds for Baycrest Health Sciences, a world leader in brain health and aging.

Sarah Rafferty Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)

Personal Details

Full Name Sarah Gray Rafferty
Nick Name Sarah
Date of Birth December 6, 1972
Age 50 years as of February 2023
Birth Place New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
Residence New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Occupations Actress
  • Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts
  • Hamilton College
  • University of Oxford
Net Worth $10 Million USD as of 2023
Marital Status Married
  • TV show: Law & Order (1999)
  • Film: Mambo Café (2000)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Figure 35-25-35
Height 5’9” Feet
Weight 57 kg
Dress Size 6 (US)
Shoe Size 7 (US)

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father Michael Griffin Rafferty Jr.
Mother Mary Lee Rafferty
Sibling  Ann Rafferty, Maura Rafferty, and Constance Rafferty (sisters)
Boyfriend/Husband Aleksanteri Olli-Pekka Seppala (married in 2001-Present)
Children Oona Gray Seppala, and  Iris Friday Seppala (daughters)

Early Life

Sarah Gray Rafferty was born on December 6, 1972, in Rafferty grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, as the youngest of four girls in the Riverside area. She attributes her love of the arts to her mother, Mary Lee Rafferty, who is the Chairwoman of the English Department at Convent of the Sacred Heart, and her father, Michael Griffin Rafferty Jr., who has two successful careers in finance and oil painting. Maura, Ann, and Constance are her sisters.

Rafferty graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, in 1989. She majored in English and Theatre at Hamilton College, studied theatre abroad in the United Kingdom and at the University of Oxford during her junior year, and went on to study at the Yale School of Drama, earning a Master of Fine Arts after graduating magna cum laude in 1993.


Sarah Rafferty made her television debut in ‘Trinity,’ a 1998 film. She later appeared in episodes of ‘Law & Order’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger.’ She went on to star in the film ‘Speakeasy’ in 2003. The actress appeared in the dramas ‘Without a Trace,’ ‘Six Feet Under,’ ‘The Practice,’ ‘Tremors,’ and ‘Good Morning, Miami’ the same year. Rafferty then made the film ‘Soccer Dog: European Cup’ in 2004. She also appeared in the programmes ‘Charmed,’ ‘Second Time Around,’ and ‘8 Simple Rules’ around the time.

The blonde beauty was hired as Sydney in the film ‘Falling for Grace’ two years later, in 2006. Rafferty then appeared in the television movies ‘Football Wives’ and ‘What If God Were the Sun?’ in 2007. Following that, she featured in episodes of the dramas ‘Numb3rs’ and ‘Bones’. The actress was cast in the lead character of Donna Roberta Paulsen in the series ‘Suits’ in 2011. She appeared in the television film ‘All Things Valentine’ in 2016.

Sarah Gray Rafferty was born on December 6, 1972, in New Canaan, Connecticut, to parents Michael Griffin Rafferty Jr. and Mary Lee Rafferty. Ann, Maura, and Constance are her three sisters. Rafferty attended Phillips Academy before attending Hamilton College, where he earned a magna cum laude degree in 1993. She then attended the University of Oxford before graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama.

In 2001, the blonde beauty married Aleksanteri Olli-Pekka Seppala. Her spouse works at Lazard Frères & Company as a stock research analyst. Rafferty and her husband have two kids, Oona Gray and Iris Friday.

Sarah Rafferty Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)


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