Adorable Details About Chad Michael Murray's Relationship With Wife, Sarah Roemer

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"I hated high school. I didn't have any friends because I didn't fit in," said the star of "One Tree Hill," Chad Michael Murray, who played heartbreaker Lucas Scott.

Murray was also a favorite on "Dawson's Creek" and "Gilmore Girls," but was subject to much media coverage over his relationship and marriage to his co-star, Sophia Bush.

But while he lacked in friendship in high school, he made up for in a career as a famous actor, lots and lots of money, and a marriage to a famous actress and model. But what's the story behind his beautiful wife, Sarah Roemer?

Who is Chad Michael Murray's wife, Sarah Roemer?

Sarah Roemer is an American actress and model. She was born on August 28, 1984, grew up in San Diego, California, and is of German, English, Irish and Scottish ancestry.

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Roemer attended Horizon Junior-Senior High School, and was fortunate enough to start her modeling career when she was only 15 years old! While purchasing a cup of coffee at 7-Eleven, she was spotted by a modeling scout.

When she turned 17 years old, Roemer moved from San Diego to pursue her modeling career in New York City. "I left home when I turned 17 and ran away to New York. I did a lot of moving. I was based in New York and country-hopping, so I was always 'the new girl'," Roemer said about her constant moving.

How old is Sarah Roemer?

Sarah Roemer is turning 37 in August 2021. Murray, whose birthday is only a few days before on August 24, will be 40.

Sarah Roemer has extensive credits in the television and film industry.

Roemer has worked as an actress in a total of 19 box office films and television series.

She's best known for her appearances in "Wristcutters: A Love Story", horror film "The Grudge 2," "Disturbia" where she played a love interest to Shia Labeouf, "Cutlass," "Asylum," "Fired Up!," "Falling Up," "Hachi: A Dog’s Tale," "Locked In," "The Con Artist," "Waking Madison," "The Event," "Hawaii Five-0," "Daybreak," "Chosen," "The Girlfriend Game," "Manhattan Undying," "Deadly Hollywood Obsession," and "Algorithm: BLISS."

Roemer served as an associate producer on the film "Locked In." She's also appeared as herself in "Max on Set: Disturbia... An Inside Look," "The Making of Disturbia," "Up Close with Carrie Keagan," "This Is Not a Cheerleading Movie: The Making of ‘Fired Up!’," and "Hollywood 411."

How did Chad Michael Murray meet his wife?

Murray and Roemer met around 2012 when they were both working on the set of the original television series "Chosen." By 2014, the couple was confirmed to be dating. In January 2015, the couple announced that they had gotten married and were expecting their first child!

The couple has now been happily married for 6 years.

Roemer is Murray's second wife.

Many remember Murray's first marriage to actress Sophia Bush. The two starred together on "One Tree Hill" and actually played love interests. Their chemistry continued off-screen and the two wed in 2005.

However, the marriage lasted less than two years before the couple called it quits. Their divorce was official in December 2006. 

Before marrying Sarah Roemer, Chad Michael Murray was engaged to Kenzie Dalton, 2005 Miss North Carolina Teen USA's runner-up, when she was an extra on "One Tree Hill." Their seven-year engagement ended in 2013.

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Chad Michael Murray and Sarah Roemer have two children.

The couple have two children together, a son and a daughter. Their son, Rex, was born in 2014; their daughter, whose name has never been publicly released, was born in 2017.

On March 14, 2017, Chad Michael Murray posted a photo to Instagram, of himself holding his newborn daughter’s hand.

“Don’t worry little girl you can hold on as tight as you want for as long as you want, I'm already yours & I'll never let go. I’ve now two incredible women in my life. My son & I are two lucky guys,” he captioned it.

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Roemer loves going to the beach with her family. 

It's no secret that Sarah Roemer is a California girl! Just scroll through her Instagram feed and you'll find photos of her taking long walks on the beach, posing for the camera as she soaks up the sun. 

She has a huge following on social media, with over 104,000 followers. Of course, her husband has many more followes with a whopping 1.7 million of them!

Roemer responded to Sophia Bush's comments about their marriage.

In an interview on Andy Cohen's show, Radio Andy, in 2018, actress Sophia Bush said she felt pressured into marrying her former "One Tree Hill" co-star, admitting:

"Everybody's been 22 and stupid... It was not a thing I actually really wanted to do... Because how do you let everybody down? ...I get why you ask, but, it's like, people won't let it go." 

When she first appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" back in 2014, she said, "We were two stupid kids who had no business being in a relationship in the first place. To all the other costars who've worked it out, more power to you."

Roemer responded with an Instagram post that has since been deleted. The post included a photo of two women talking, with the caption saying, "Wait a second... my producers also made me marry Chad Michael Murray! #doitforthecrew #ikid #ilovemyhusband #familyman #IwanttobeChadwhenIgrowup #13yearslater #iwishpeaceandloveforall."

How much is Sarah Roemer worth?

As of 2021, Sarah Roemer's net worth is roughly $2 million. Chad Michael Murray's net worth is estimated to be around $12 million.

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Izzy Casey is a writer and editor based in NYC who covers news and entertainment for YourTango. Her work has been published in or is forthcoming from Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts, Black Warrior Review, Bennington Review, BOAAT, Prelude, NY Tyrant, The Iowa Review, and elsewhere.