Famous for her role as Donna Paulsen on the USA Network’s Suits, actress Sarah Rafferty is soon leaving Chicago Med after just one year on the show. Fans were disappointed when the showrunner confirmed that Sarah–who made her debut in Season 7–won’t return after the Season 8 premiere. Her time as Dr. Pamela Blake in the show has been so short that her fans don’t know much about the actress, especially her husband Santtu Seppala.
The article below about Sarah’s husband will help you know more about him.
Meet Santtu Seppälä, Sarah Rafferty’s Husband
Sarah Rafferty’s husband Santtu Seppala’s birth name is Aleksantri Olli-Pekka Seppala. The two met each other at Yale University, where Sarah was doing MFA in acting, in 1994.
After almost 7 years of dating, the adorable duo tied the wedding knot at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary in Greenwich, Connecticut, in 2001.
It has been more than two decades since the pair performed the ceremony, and they’re still going strong. Sarah celebrated the 20th year of their marriage by posting a throwback picture from their wedding with the caption “Two decades in, still mugging. Happy 20th Anniversary, Santtu. Thank you for the “hope, coffee and poetry…..” on her Instagram.
Sarah loves her husband more than anything in this world and her Instagram really tells that. On June 23, 2019, Sarah shared an old photograph of hers with her husband and captioned it: ’18 years in my wallet, 25 years in my ❤️.’
The Suits actress also wished her husband his 50th birthday. On the occasion, she shared the first picture of herself with her husband, clicked in 1994. She also wrote, “For the 26th time, (first time pictured above, hello 1994) I get to celebrate one of my very favorite days of the year. Happy 50 trips around the sun, Santtu.”
As a couple, Santtu and Sarah attended Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding in May 2018.
The loveable couple has two kids–both daughters–from their marriage. Their first daughter, Oona Gray, was born in 2007. On October 23, 2021, Oona celebrated her 14th birthday. Sarah posted a picture of her daughter blowing out birthday candles and asked her to take her time and make all the wishes on her daughter’s special day.
Their next child, Iris Friday, was born in 2012.
Now talking a little about Sarah Rafferty’s career, she got the acting bug while she was still in preparatory school. She mastered in the craft by double majoring in English and Theatre at Hamilton College and studying theatre at London and Oxford University. After graduating from Hamilton, she went to Yale Drama School.
Her dedication to learning the art of acting certainly paid off when she received the role of Donna Paulsen in the USA Network show, Suits. In 2020, Sarah received the recurring role in Grey’s Anatomy followed by Chicago Med in 2021.
Her next project is Netflix’s upcoming series called My Life With the Walter Boys. It is currently in the filming phase.
Some of Sarah’s other TV credits include Law and Order, Six Feet Under, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Charmed, Samantha Who?, Bones, and Brothers & Sisters, to name a few.
Santtu Seppälä Career
As per Santtu Seppala’s LinkedIn handle, he has been working at Angeleno Group as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development since March 2021. He’s also been the Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Management Committee of Staxxon since October 2015.
Prior to joining Angeleno Group, Santtu was the managing member and CIO of Kiitos Capital Management, a global long-short equity fund focused on healthcare, the environment, and agriculture opportunities.
Previously, he was the Portfolio Manager of Cantillon Capital Management LLC. From June 1998 to March 2003, Santtu was the stock research analyst at Lazard Asset Management.
Santtu began his career as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers working in the top-ranked Global and Yankee Bond underwriting Debt Capital Markets group.
Talking about his education, Santu holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University. He also has an MBA from The Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania), which he attended from 1996 to 1998.
Santtu Seppälä Net Worth
As of 2022, Santtu Seppala’s net worth was estimated to be above $5 million.
What Is Santtu Seppälä Ethnicity?
Santtu Seppala’s ethnicity is Finnish-American.
What Is Santtu Seppälä Nationality?
It seems like Santtu Seppala is Finnish by nationality.
Santtu Seppälä Age
Reportedly, Santtu Seppala’s age was 51 at the time of this writing.
Santtu Seppälä Height
Sarah’s husband is at least a few inches taller than her. Also, it’s safe to say he stands above 6 feet tall.
When Is Santtu Seppälä Birthday?
Reportedly, Santtu Seppala celebrates his birthday every October 27th.
Is Santtu Seppälä On Instagram?
Unfortunately, Santtu Seppala had no social media accounts, including Instagram, in 2022. However, he is frequently featured on his wife’s @iamsarahgrafferty IG account.
What Do We Know About Santtu Seppälä Family?
Talking about Santtu Seppala’s family, we know that his father was an independent pharmaceuticals industry consultant in Lake Forest circa 2001.
Sarah’s Instagram also tells us that he is very close to his mother-in-law, whose name was not on the Internet as of October 2022.