Exploring Sarah Michelle Gellar's Love Life: A Comprehensive List of Husbands and Boyfriends

Sarah Michelle Gellar is an actress who gained fame for her portrayal of Buffy Summers in the popular TV series, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." 

Sarah has been married to actor Freddie Prinze Jr. since 2002. Their enduring relationship is a testament to their strong bond. Together, they make a charming and talented couple in the entertainment industry. 

Gellar Is A Married Woman

Married To Freddie Prinze Jr.

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. tied the knot less than two years after their friendship blossomed into a romantic connection. They tied the knot at El Careyes resort in Mexico on September 1, 2002


Sarah Michelle Gellar and her husband, Freddie Prinze Jr. SOURCE: Instagram @sarahmgellar

Sarah and Freddie's engagement took place in April 2001. It marked the beginning of a love story that has captivated fans around the world. 

First Met On Set

The story of Gellar and Prinze Jr.'s romance traces back to the set of the 1997 slasher film "I Know What You Did Last Summer." However, their initial interactions were less than harmonious. 

Prinze admitted that they "really didn't dig each other" in the beginning. However, as fate would have it, spending time together off-set allowed the pair to break down initial barriers and discover the genuine connection that later blossomed into profound love.

Read about other Buffy the Vampire Slayer actors, Alyson Hannigan and David Boreanaz

The Couple's First Date Was An Accident

Sarah and Freddie's first date was a charming accident. Having been friends for an extended period, their initial plans involved going out with someone else. However, when the third person failed to join, they decided to proceed with their evening plans. 

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. celebrating Christmas SOURCE: Pinterest

A long car ride and an extended dinner turned this into a pivotal moment in the relationship. Reflecting on that night, Prinze revealed that after their first date, he felt no desire to pursue dates with other girls. 

Secret To Gellar's Lasting Marriage

The secret to Sarah Michelle Gellar's lasting marriage lies in the simple yet meaningful moments she and her husband intentionally create. The "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actress emphasizes the importance of being mindful and present with each other.

Sarah, while talking to People, has advised couples to take just 10 minutes to put down distractions, like phones, and share a cup of coffee. She encourages spending quality time, whether it's walking the dog at the end of the night or reading a story with the kids. Her wisdom is to make the most of the time one has.

Freddie has also shared the key to this marriage emphasizing the importance of laughter in their relationship. While talking with The Kyle & Jacki O Show, he mentioned making jokes plays a significant role in their marriage. He also joked about their roles at home, stating that he can cook while teasing that the actress can't.

Gellar And Prinze Jr.'s Parental Journey

Sarah and Freddie Jr. have also built a beautiful family together. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Charlotte Grace, on September 19, 2009. The couple welcomed their son Rocky James on the same date in 2012. 


Sarah Michelle Gellar's kids, Charlotte Grace and Rocky James SOURCE: Pinterest

Gellar, in an interview with People, shared why they waited that long to become a parent. She expressed that becoming a parent is a profoundly selfless act. She emphasized the importance of being at a stage in life where one can wholeheartedly dedicate oneself to the well-being of a child. 

About Freddie Prinze Jr. 

Freddie Prinze Jr. was born on March 8, 1976, in Los Angeles, California He has carved a notable niche for himself in the entertainment industry. 

Prinze is renowned for his roles in iconic movies such as "I Know What You Did Last Summer," "She's All That," "Summer Catch," and the live-action adaptation of "Scooby-Doo," where he played Fred.

Movie Mishap With Husband Freddie

For a whopping 15 years, Sarah and her husband, Freddie, had a movie-watching ban. It was due to a spoiler mishap, as per the article from Yahoo! News. The actress spilled the beans about this amusing incident during an appearance on "The Graham Norton Show." 

Gellar confessed she spoiled the movie "The Sixth Sense," for her husband. About 20 minutes into the film, she accidentally let something slip that completely spoiled the plot for her husband. This sheds light on the playful dynamics of their relationship.

The Time Gellar Dated Jerry O’Connell

Sarah Michelle Gellar and Jerry O'Connell shared a chapter of dating during their school years. It happened back in their school days at the Professional Children's School in New York, as mentioned in an article from US Weekly.

Despite both attending the same school, Gellar and O'Connell's paths didn't cross until after graduation. She was a freshman, while he was a senior. They have rarely spoken publicly about their relationship but, have maintained good terms over the years. 


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