Rosellen Gellar, born Rosellen Greenfield, is the mother of veteran American actress Sarah Michelle Gellar, renowned for her portrayal of Buffy Summers in the widely acclaimed supernatural drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Rosellen, a nursery school teacher, has played a significant role in shaping her daughter’s life and career. Let’s discuss everything about the celebrity mother below:

Rosellen Gellar Wiki/bio: Age and Early Life

Born on 22 October 1950 in New York, Rosellen is currently 72 years old. She is an American by nationality and is Jewish. Likewise, the celebrity mother spent her early days in her hometown and studied there.

Sadly, she didn’t reveal much about her parents and siblings. See other celebrity mothers, Mimi Faust and Fayza Lamari.

Rosellen Gellar’s Husband and Children

The American citizen, Gellar entered into matrimony with Arthur Gellar, a garment worker. They welcomed their daughter, Sarah Michelle Gellar, in 1977. Unfortunately, when Sarah was just seven years old, Rosellen and Arthur divorced. As a single mother, Rosellen took on the responsibility of raising Sarah.

Rosellen Gellar with toddler Sarah Michelle Gellar during her young age
Rosellen Gellar with toddler Sarah Michelle Gellar during her young age
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As per the interview given by the 46 years old actress, Sarah, her father never existed in her life. He died in 2001 however, the actress and her mother remained stranged with him till his death. Also, the Cruel Intentionsfame added her mother raised her in hardships trying her best.

Presently, the celebrity mother, Gellar is married to a man named Joe. From her current marriage, Rosellen has gained two step-children. Being a hardworking and dedicated person, she might share a close bond with her belongings.

Inside Her Career

Rosellen has devoted her professional life to teaching in a nursery school, accumulating several years of experience in the field.

Rosellen Gellar with young Sarah Michelle Gellar
Rosellen Gellar with young Sarah Michelle Gellar
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She has been an influential figure in Sarah’s life, providing unwavering support and guidance throughout her daughter’s successful career.

Rosellen Gellar Now

Gellar is a beautiful lady with light brown hair and brown eyes. She was an attractive person at a young age. Sadly, there is no data on her current looks and happenings.

Sarah Michelle Gellar's mother, Rosellen Gellar has maintained a low-key profile life
Sarah Michelle Gellar’s mother, Rosellen Gellar has maintained a low-key profile life
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The celebrity mother is away from social media presence, media platforms, and the limelight these days. Maintaining a low-key profile, she has chosen to live a private life so is away from media appearances.

Rosellen Gellar’s Net Worth and Earnings

Sarah’s mom, Rosellen seems to have a net worth of around $500 Thousand. The average salary of a nursery teacher in New York is around $39 Thousand per year. Besides her teaching career, the old lady might have got a hefty amount and property from her daughter.

The nursery teacher’s superstar daughter, Sarah Michelle Gellar is estimated to possess a net worth of around $30 million. Thanks to her successful acting career which she started as a child artist.

Rosellen Gellar's daughter, Sarah Michelle Gellar is a popular actress
Rosellen Gellar’s daughter, Sarah Michelle Gellar is a popular actress

Moreover, the Buffy actress’ earnings soared to new heights as she raked in a staggering $100,000 per episode, an impressive sum that further skyrocketed to an astounding $350,000 per episode during the show’s final season.

Rosellen Gellar Movies and TV Shows

The celebrity mother, Rosellen is not a part of any movies or TV shows as she has chosen to live a low-key life. Her daughter on the other hand is a huge star with movies and tv shows credits like:


  1. “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (1997)
  2. “Scream 2” (1997)
  3. “Simply Irresistible” (1999)
  4. “Cruel Intentions” (1999)
  5. “Harvard Man” (2001)
  6. “Scooby-Doo” (2002)
  7. “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” (2004)
  8. “Southland Tales” (2006)
  9. “Suburban Girl” (2007)
  10. “Possession” (2009)
  11. “Veronika Decides to Die” (2009)
  12. “TMNT” (2007) – voice role
  13. “Happily N’Ever After” (2006) – voice role
  14. “The Grudge 3” (2009)
  15. “Addicted” (2014)
  16. “Crazy Kind of Love” (2013)
  17. “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” (2014) – voice role
  18. “The Return” (2018)

TV Shows:

  1. “Swans Crossing” (1992)
  2. “All My Children” (1993-1995)
  3. “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (1997-2003)
  4. “Angel” (1999-2004)
  5. “Robot Chicken” (2005-present) – voice role
  6. “The Wonderful Maladys” (2010) – TV movie
  7. “Ringer” (2011-2012)
  8. “The Crazy Ones” (2013-2014)
  9. “Star Wars Rebels” (2014-2018) – voice role
  10. “Cruel Intentions” (2016) – TV pilot
  11. “Those Who Can’t” (2016-2019)
  12. “Masters of the Universe: Revelation” (2021) – voice role

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