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Facts About Sarah Jessica Parker That No One Knows

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Sarah Jessica Parker is a well-known American actress, designer, and producer, who is best recognized for her portrayal of  Carrie Bradshaw in HBO’s Sex and the City. Here are some fascinating facts about Sarah Jessica Parker that you probably didn’t know.

Unknown Facts About Sarah Jessica Parker

1. She is a nursery school operator’s 4th child!

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Barbara Parker, a preschool operator, and teacher, and Stephen Parker, an entrepreneur, and writer, gave birth to Sarah Jessica Parker on March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio. Her mother got married to Paul Forste, a truck driver and account executive, after her parents split. She is the fourth kid in their family of eight.

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2. Her education

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She attended the School of American Ballet, New York Professional Children’s School, Cincinnati’s School for Creative and Performing Arts, and Los Angeles’ Hollywood High School.

3. Her 1st lead role

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She had her first Broadway part in “The Innocents” in 1976, but it wasn’t until the late 1970s that she got her big break with the main role of Annie on “Broadway.”

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4. Sex and the City!!!

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Parker landed the lead role of Carrie Bradshaw, a sex journalist, in the HBO series Sex and the City, in 1998. It quickly became a smash hit, and she was nominated for many Golden Globes for her performance on the program.

5. Her love for books

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Because Carrie Bradshaw enjoyed reading, her character in Sex and the City was tailor-made for her. Winter’s Tale and To Kill a Mockingbird are two of her favorite pieces of literature.

6. A fashion icon

Her fashion star status earned her the role of ambassador for Garnier hair care products in 2003. She also landed a $38 million agreement with Gap and was named “Fashion Icon of the Year” by the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

7. Own brands! This is a genuine fact about Jessica Parker!

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Lovely, Covet, Dawn, Endless, and Twilight are some of Parker’s scents. Bitten, her own fashion collection was established in 2007 in collaboration with Steve & Barrys. She then became the ambassador for Jordache Jeans in 2015.

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8. Was hesitant about Carrie Bradshaw’s role

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She was originally uncertain about her career choice when she was given the part of Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City. She was rusty owing to a lack of TV programs in the previous ten years, but she was persuaded when her agency and husband, Matthew Broderick, told her she’d be stupid to pass it up.

9. A foodie!

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Roast chicken from the Italian restaurant Barbuto, sausages, peppers, and onions on pizza, and Coca-Cola are among her favorite foods.

10. Passionate for music!

She adores soul, funk, and jazz music, particularly the 1970s band Parliament and solo artist, Trombone Shorty.

11. She’s been a host too!

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She was the host of the MTV Movie Awards in 2000 and did a parody with her Sex and the City co-stars dubbed Sex and the Matrix. Did you know this fact about Jessica Parker?

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12. No to Nudity!

Because of a strong no-nudity provision in her contract, she is among the few actors who have never done a nudity sequence in a TV program or film.

13. A producer she is!

Since 2009, she has been generating material for HBO and many other channels through her production firm, Pretty Matches.

14. A good wife indeed

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She married actor Matthew Broderick in 1997. James Wilke Broderick is the couple’s son, while Tabitha Hodge and Marion Loretta Elwell are their twin daughters.

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15. Works in silence!!! Her success makes the noise!!

She has received several honors, including the Golden Globe Award, the American Comedy Award, the People’s Choice Award, the Academy of Science Fiction Award, the Primetime Emmy Award, the Satellite Award, and others.

16. She dated RDJ?

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In the 1980s, RDJ and SJP were the “it” couple. They met while they were each 18 years old, and after only 8 weeks of dating, they moved in together. But, as a result of his drug addiction, they had to part ways. This is indeed one of the most shocking facts about Jessica Parker!

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17. What after the breakup?

She switched to mature roles after her breakup with Robert Downey Jr., with sultry appearances in a succession of big-screen comedies including L.A. Story.

18. Follows Judaism

Despite her lack of religious schooling, Parker has connected ethnically and culturally with her father’s faith, Judaism.

19. 38-million-dollar contract!

In 2004, Parker inked a $38 million contract with Gap. Parker was to feature in the apparel company’s forthcoming autumn commercials and continue through the spring of 2005, making it the first multi-season deal in the company’s history. Parker’s deal with the Gap expired in March 2005, and she was replaced by Joss Stone, a 17-year-old British soul singer. 


As a woman, I have an innate desire to be everything to everyone, to ensure that everyone is taken care of. I know I won’t be able to maintain that level all of the time, so I’m working on finding the right balance, which has made me considerably happy”- she says!! Despite so many achievements, she’s still working on her life as a human being. She’s genuinely worth all the name and fame that she owns now!

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