Sarah Hyland Biography, Age, Parents, Fiance, Kidneys, Shows, Net Worth

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Sarah Hyland Biography

Sarah Hyland is an actress from the United States who is known for her role in the ABC hit show Modern Family as Haley Dunphy. Her Alma Mater is the Professional Performing Arts School from where she learned how to act. Upon completion of her studies, Hyland landed several minor roles in films such as Private Parts (1997), Blind Date (2007), and Annie (1999).


Other films appearances by Hyland include Scary Movie 5 (2013), Geek Charming (2011), Vampire Academy (2014), Struck by Lightning(2012), See You in Valhalla (2015), XOXO (2016) and Dirty Dancing (2017).

For her main role in Modern Family, Hyland has earned several awards as well as nominations for awards. They include a Critics’ Choice Television Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and four Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series that she shares with her colleagues in the sitcom. Hyland’s character has also received lots of critical acclaim for her performances.

How old is Sarah Hyland? – Age

Born as Sarah Jane Hyland, the Modern Family star is 31 years old as of November 24, 2021. She was born in New York City, U.S. in 1990.

Sarah Hyland Family – Parents | Sarah Hyland Brother

Sarah was born and raised in a family of two children of actor Edward James Hyland and actress Melissa Canaday. She has one sibling: a brother by the name Ian Hyland who is also an actor.

Sarah Hyland Kidney Issues – Transplant | What does Sarah Hyland suffer from?

Hyland has kidney dysplasia, a condition she was diagnosed with as a child. In April 2012, her father donated a kidney to Sarah for her transplant. A few years later, the kidney failed and she needed another kidney transplant. In September 2017, her brother Ian donated his kidney to her.

Consequently, from her kidney dysplasia, Hyland has a challenge in maintaining weight and muscle mass. She has also been put on bed-rest several times. Since birth, she has undergone 16 surgeries to improve her health, including numerous kidney surgeries and laparoscopic surgery to treat her endometriosis.

Sarah Hyland Fiance – Hyland Engaged

Miss Hyland is engaged to Wells Adams, a radio DJ and ‘Bachelorette’ alum. The couple met on social media with Sarah having a crush on Adam. He appeared on The Bachelorette, Season 12 in 2016 and soon Hyland was tweeting about him. They began by online flirting and in October 2017, their relationship became official. Two years later, on July 16, 2019, Wells proposed to Hyland on a beachside. The two then announced the news on Instagram with photos of the moment.

Sarah Hyland and her fiance Wells Adams
Sarah Hyland and her fiance Wells Adams

Sarah Hyland Career

Growing up in Manhattan, Hyland studied for acting at the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan. She then began acting professionally in 1997 with her first film role being in Private Parts as Howard Stern’s daughter. In 1999, she appeared in the musical comedy film “Annie” on a minor role as Molly and as Maddie Healy in Lipstick Jungle on NBC.

She featured in an Olive Garden commercial alongside actress Molly Culver and has also appeared on Broadway as the young Jacqueline Bouvier in Grey Gardens. She got a role on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, as Haley Dunphy, a character she has been playing since 2009. She and the rest of the cast won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series yearly from 2011 to 2014.

She co-starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Geek Charming. In 2012, Hyland appeared in the film Struck by Lightning. In September 2012, it was announced that Hyland would be part of a Nintendo 3DS ad campaign. American actress Dianna Agron and gymnast Gabby Douglas were also part of the campaign.

In 2016, Hyland performed covers of songs such as “Closer” by The Chainsmokers and “Don’t Wanna Know” by Maroon 5 featuring Kendrick Lamar with Boyce Avenue. She is also known for appearing in films and television series such as Blind Date (2007), Struck by Lightning (2012), Scary Movie 5 (2013), Vampire Academy (2014), See You in Valhalla (2015), XOXO (2016) and Dirty Dancing (2017).

Sarah Hyland Songs

♦  2018 – Know U Anymore – BoTalks featuring Hyland
♦  2017 – Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright – Hyland and J. Quinton Johnson
♦  2016 – Closer – Boyce Avenue featuring Hyland
♦  2016 – Don’t Wanna Know – Boyce Avenue featuring Hyland

Sarah Hyland Films and Television Shows

♦  2019 – The Wedding Year as Mara Hickey and also an executive producer
♦  2017 – Lip Sync Battle as Herself in the episode: “Sarah Hyland vs. DeAndre Jordan”
♦  2017 – Dirty Dancing as Lisa Houseman
♦  2017 – Shadowhunters as Seelie Queen for 2 episodes
♦  2017 – The Lion Guard: The Rise of Scar as the voice of Tiifu

♦  2016 – Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League – Gotham City Breakout as the voice of Batgirl
♦  2016–2018 – Lip Sync Battle Shorties as Herself / Host
♦  2016 – XOXO as Krystal and also an executive producer
♦  2016–2017 – The Lion Guard as the voice of Tiifu for 4 episodes
♦  2015 – See You in Valhalla as Johana Burwood and also a producer

♦  2015 – The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar as the voice of Tiifu
♦  2014 – Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2: Villains in Paradise as the voice of Lena Luthor
♦  2014 – Hot in Cleveland as Ivy in the episode: “Rusty Banks Rides Again”
♦  2014 – Date and Switch as Ava
♦  2013 – Call Me Crazy: A Five Film as Grace in the segment: “Grace”

♦  2013 – Bonnie & Clyde as Blanche Barrow
♦  2012 – Struck by Lightning as Claire Mathews
♦  2012–2015 – Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja as the voice of Theresa Fowler for 11 episodes
♦  2011 – Conception as Tracey
♦  2011 – Geek Charming as Dylan Schoenfield

♦  2009–present – Modern Family as Haley Dunphy
♦  2009 – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Jennifer Banks in the episode: “Hothouse”
♦  2008–2009 – Lipstick Jungle as Maddie Healy for 15 episodes
♦  2007 – One Life to Live as Heather for 7 episodes
♦  2005 – Law & Order: Trial by Jury as Brianne Colby in the episode: “Vigilante”

♦  2004 – Law & Order as Kristine McLean in the episode: “The Dead Wives Club”
♦  2002 – Touched by an Angel as Grace in the episode: “A Feather on the Breath of God”
♦  2001 – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Lily Ramsey in the episode: “Repression”
♦  2000 – Joe Gould’s Secret as Elizabeth Mitchell
♦  1999 – Cradle Will Rock as Silvano – Giovanna

♦  1999 – Annie as Molly
♦  1998 – The Audrey Hepburn Story as Audrey Hepburn (she was 8)
♦  1998 – Advice from a Caterpillar as Lizbeth
♦  1997 – A Tall Winter’s Tale as Elizabeth
♦  1997 – Private Parts as Howard’s Daughter

Sarah Hyland Net Worth

Ms. Hyland has an estimated net worth of $14 million. Most of this is from her role in the ABC show Modern Family. It is reported that from 2013 to 2018, she earned a salary of $70,000 per episode.