Sarah Jessica Parker's Net Worth Is Magical! How the 'Hocus Pocus' Star Made Her Millions

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Sarah Jessica Parker was already an established movie star before Sex and the City, but the HBO smash became a sensation and made her an even more lucrative name. While many SATC viewers have duly noted that Carrie Bradshaw would never be able to afford her lavish New York City lifestyle on a journalist's budget, it's safe to say that Parker would be more than able to bankroll her Big Apple pad and ample collection of red-bottomed, Christian Louboutin shoes.

Now that she's set to rake in even more dough thanks to the Sex and the City reboot And Just Like That... getting a Season 2 and Hocus Pocus 2 hitting Disney+, find out Sarah Jessica Parker's net worth and how she made her serious bank from her turns on the small and silver screens.

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How much is Sarah Jessica Parker worth in 2022?

Parker is estimated to be worth a whopping $200 million.

How much did Sarah Jessica Parker make for Hocus Pocus 2?

The original Hocus Pocus, when released in 1993, didn't perform well at the box office and was largely loathed by critics who were meaner than the Sanderson Sisters themselves, but it went on to become a cult classic and a nostalgic favorite among the millennial set. Her salary for the sequel isn't known, but Parker said she was admittedly surprised that the sequel was greenlit.

“To be completely honest, for the past 28 years, I didn’t think much about a sequel,” she told Vanity Fair at the Hocus Pocus 2 premiere in September 2022. “I wasn’t involved in the conversations. When I found out it was going to happen, I was in shock. Bette [Midler] was the person who imagined the idea for years and thought that this would all happen. She could not be deterred from the idea, and I admire her so much for believing and fighting for a sequel. The lesson is, listen to the Divine Miss M. She knows what works and how to get it done.”

How much did Sarah Jessica Parker make off the original Sex and the City series?

Sex and The City writer and executive producer Michael Patrick King revealed on the Origins With James Andrew Miller podcast in 2018 that Parker had the highest salary out of the main cast (which also included Kim CattrallKristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon) from the get-go because she was the most established as an A-list name.

"The show doesn’t exist if Sarah Jessica wasn’t the blonde star of the show, that’s No. 1. Kim was not at the height of her career, Kristin was under her in terms of notability, Cynthia was a theater actress—and their contracts reflected that status." He added that Parker's name "was contractually, legally, righteously, the only name on the poster due to the fact that she was a movie star in 1998 when the series started and she did a leap to do a show about sex on the channel that did the fights [HBO], and it doesn't matter how popular you are."

Though Parker's exact salary for the original series hasn't been reported, it's estimated that she earned about $50 million for the first three seasons of Sex and the City. When she became a producer on the show for Season 4, Parker then made $3.2 million per episode of SATC. If that figure is correct, she made $147 million for the final three seasons' 46 episodes alone. In fact, Parker's reported SATC salary makes her the highest paid-per-episode star in television history.

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How much did Sarah Jessica Parker make from the Sex And The City movies?

It's estimated that Parker made $15 million for the first Sex and the City movie in 2008, then another $20 million for 2010's Sex and the City 2.

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How much will Sarah Jessica Parker make from the Sex And The City revival, And Just Like That...?

According to Variety, Parker (as well as Nixon and Davis) will each make more than $1 million per episode of the 10-episode Sex And The City revival And Just Like That.., adding to a total of at least $10 million.

How did Sarah Jessica Parker become famous?

Even if SATC never took off, Parker would live comfortably from her earnings from other projects, because she's been acting since she was just 9 years old. After starring in the title role of Annie on Broadway, she worked steadily in television throughout the 1980s, expanding into film in the 1990s with iconic movies like Hocus PocusEd Wood and The First Wives Club. In the 2000s, she starred in The Family StoneFailure to Launch and Smart People; the 2010s brought I Don't Know How She Does ItNew Year's Eveand Escape From Planet Earth as well as HBO series Divorce. Parker also has a Hocus Pocus sequel streaming on Disney+.

What are Sarah Jessica Parker's brand endorsements?

Throughout her career, Parker has appeared in ads for Gap, Garnier and Jordache.

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How much does Sarah Jessica Parker make from her merchandise?

Parker is one shrewd businesswoman—and a fashionable one to boot! In 2007, she launched her Bitten fashion line at Steve & Barry's. Six years later, she used her Carrie Bradshaw footwear aficionado status to launch her own SJP shoe line.

In 2018, she launched her own sustainable fashion line for Gap Kids.

Parker also has her own line of fragrances: Stash, Covet, Lovely, Lovely Collection: Dawn, Lovely Collection: Endless, Lovely Collection: Twilight, Lovely You, SJP NYC and SJP NYC Crush. Smells like success to us!

Parker's empire extends far beyond the closet. She also serves as editorial director of SJP for Hogarth, choosing works of fiction for her publishing imprint, and has her own line of wines, Invivo x SJP.

What real estate does Sarah Jessica Parker have?

Parker and husband Matthew Broderick own a West Village townhouse that's actually comprised of two townhouses that they planned to renovate into one palatial pad. The couple paid $34.5 million for the property in 2016. In late 2020, they sold their prior Manhattan residence for $15 million after purchasing it in 2000 for $3 million, meaning they made a very nice profit.

The couple also owned a Greenwich Village property they purchased for $19 million in 2011 with intents to flip, but it ended up selling for $18.25 million in 2015.

Next, find out what Sarah Jessica Parker says is the secret to making the Hocus Pocus sequel a success!