Aside from those who make a living in Hollywood, not many people outside the movie-making world would take their time to know more about those who work behind the scenes, such as casting directors. There will however be an exception if your work speaks for you or if you are romantically linked to an actress or actor, as is the case of Tess Sanchez. Read on to find out more about her work and other facts about her.
Tess Sanchez Biography (Age)
There are conflicting reports with regards to the exact year of birth of Tess Sanchez. A few publications report that she was born in 1984 while others put the date in 1980. What all publications seem to agree on is that she is an American who was born on the 4th of September. Information regarding her parents and whether or not she has any siblings are not available.
Just like details about her family, Sanchez’s early educational history is not known. For her university education, however, her LinkedIn profile says that she attended Woodbury University, a private institution located in Southern California. The profile further reveals that she studied Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.
While the exact year in which she completed her education is not known, Tess Sanchez quickly moved to launch a career in Hollywood, working as an independent casting director. She held that role for a while before she was appointed as The WB Television Network Vice President of Talent and Casting. Sanchez held the role for eight years, from January 2000 to January 2008 before leaving to join Fox Broadcasting Company. During her time with The WB, she helped cast the talents that appeared in shows like Smallville, Supernatural, and Dawson’s Creek.
After two years as a part of Fox, Sanchez’s work was notably appreciated by her bosses as she was made the head of the network’s casting unit, making her one of the youngest executives at a major network. In her role, the casting director helped cast the talents that appeared in shows like Empire, Gotham, Wayward Pines, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Other Facts about Tess Sanchez
Family – Marriage to Max Greenfield
Tess Sanchez has been married to an actor since 2008. The pair had notably been together for a while before that as it was reported that they got engaged on their five-year dating anniversary before later exchanging marital vows. Details about the couple’s wedding, like a few other aspects of their marriage, are not known to the public.
What is however known is that Sanchez is the one who takes care of the couple’s home, “directing” her Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominated husband and their kids on what chores to do at home. Greenfield, who in addition to his role in New Girl is best known for his recurring roles in Veronica Mars and Ugly Betty, and for voicing the character of Roger in the Ice Age franchise, revealed this during an interview with Elle Magazine.
Two years after tying the knot in 2008, Sanchez and Greenfield added a new member to their family as they welcomed their first child, a daughter they named Lily Greenfield who was born on the 27th of January 2010. Five years later, the family grew again as Sanchez gave birth to a son named Ozzie James Greenfield, born on the 24th of August 2015.
Net Worth and Salary
Tess Sanchez has no doubt made a good living from her career as a casting director on one of the biggest television networks in the United States. While the exact figures of both her net worth and salary are unknown, the Bureau of Labour Statistics Occupational Employment and Wages has revealed that casting directors earn an average salary of $70,660 per year. The report further revealed that the highest earners in the profession, where Sanchez definitely belongs, take home about $187,000 per year while the lowest earners take home around $32,010 per year.
Thanks to her height of 5 feet 9 inches (175.3 cm), Tess Sanchez is more than a few inches taller than the average American woman who stands at about 5 feet 4 inches (162.5 cm). While her weight and other body measurements are unknown, it can be deduced by just looking at her that she maintains a good body mass index. Other notable features on her include her brown eyes and black hair.