Kiele Sanchez Biography

Kiele Michelle Sanchez is a famous American actress who starred in the tv series, “The Glades”, a crime drama television series that aired on the A&E network for four years. she was also cast in another drama television series, “Kingdom” on DirecTV on the audience network.

Early life

Kiele Sanchez was born on October 13, 1977, in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. her father is Oscar Sanchez and her mother’s name is not yet revealed. reportedly, she has three siblings whose names are not known yet. She belongs of American nationality and is of Rican, Polish, Puerto, and French descent. She studied at Glenbard North high school, in Carol Stream, Illinois, where she started her acting career by performing in a school production of an American realist novel, “The Grapes of Wrath”.

Kiele Sanchez Career

In the year 2000, Sanchez auditioned for “Wanna be a VJ”, a show and contest on the MTV channel in new york. She was chosen as one of the five finalists but did not succeed in the competition. However, an agent who had seen her on MTV expressed interest in appointing her. She auditioned and played the role of “Claudia Wills” in the series, “That Was Then”, an American short-lived drama series, and as “Susan Wagner” in the sitcom, “Married to the Kellys”. both, series as well as sitcoms aired on the ABC network. In 2003, she was cast in the comedy film “Stuck on you”. Later, she appeared as “Nikki Fernandez” in the third season of the hit ABC show “Lost”, a famous drama television series, but due to her excellent acting skills, she killed off six episodes because of fan responses to her character.

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In a 2008 American direct-to-video horror-thriller film “Insanitarium” she played the leading role of “lily” alongside Jesse Metcalfe. Later in 2009, She was co-starred in an American thriller film “A perfect getaway”, as nick’s girlfriend, gina stone, was famously seen in her first scene doing skinny dipping near a waterfall. In the 2010 direct-to-video horror film “30 days of night: dark days”, she starred as “Stella Oleson”. In the fall of 2014, she landed the role of “Lisa prince” in the drama series “Kingdom”.  Recently in February 2020, in the CBS series, “The lincoln lawyer”, based on the 2005 novel of the same name authored by Michael Connelly, Sanchez appeared as “Lorna”.

Kiele Sanchez Biography

Real Name Kiele Michelle Sanchez
Birth Date 13 October 1977
Age (as of 2022) 44 Years
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 2” – in Centimetres – 157 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 50 kg  –  in Pounds –  110 lbs
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Slim


Father Oscar Sanchez


School Glenbard North High School

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Husband Zach Gilford
Children Zeppelin Adele Gilford
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Personal life

In 2001, Kiele married Zach Helm, a film director, producer, and screenwriter. Later, the couple divorced in 2008 due to personal reasons. Subsequently, in 2010, she began dating Zach Gilford, an actor with whom she co-starred in the ABC television film “the matadors”. In November 2011, the couple got engaged and married on the 29th of December, 2012. The couple co-starred in the 2014 horror film “The purge: anarchy”. In August 2015, Kiele announced that she and Gilford were expecting their first child, a son, but later in October 2015, unfortunately, the couple announced that Sanchez had undergone a late-term miscarriage. In November 2017, the couple was happily blessed with a daughter named Zeppelin Adele Gilford.

Kiele Sanchez Net worth

The gorgeous actress has been successful throughout her acting career. she played many characters in various films and series and earned a lot of fame. it is believed that she has an estimated net worth somewhere between us$1 million to $5 million.


  • Oscar Sanchez, the father of Kiele, was a racetrack jockey agent.
  • Her performance in a school production helped her to overcome her stage fright, which she strived for at the time.
  • Sanchez welcomed her baby girl via surrogate.
  • Kiele made a debut in the film industry in 2000 by appearing in the film “Migrating form”.
  • Her last film until now is “Benji” in 2018 where she played the character of Whitney Hughes.
  • Kiele’s recent television series released in 2020 is titled “The Lincoln Lawyer”

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