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Who is Sarah Jessica Parker's husband Matthew Broderick?

SARAH Jessica Parker's character Carrie Bradshaw is known to many as a serial dater.

But Sarah herself is settled down with her long-time husband Matthew Broderick. Here's the lowdown…

Who is Matthew Broderick?

Matthew Broderick is an American actor and singer.

You might know him best as Ferris Bueller, from the 1986 hit film Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Or, you might recognise his dulcet tones as the voice of Simba in Disney's original The Lion King.

His other film credits include Godzilla, Election, Inspector Gadget and Bee Movie.

Matthew is a star of both stage and screen, having won two Tony Awards for his roles in Brighton Beach Memoirs and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, which he starred in alongside his wife, Sarah Jessica Parker.

He played Leo Bloom in the the Broadway musical The Producers and its latter film adaptation.

How long have Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker been married?

Broderick and Sex and The City actress Sarah Jessica Parker married on May 19, 1997, in New York.

The happy couple first met on Broadway when Broderick was directing a play for Parker's older brothers' theatre company.

The couple lives together in New York but often spend time together in Kilcar, a village in County Donegal, Ireland, where Broderick holidayed as a child.

Do they have children together?

Parker and Broderick have a son, James, who was born on October 28, 2002.

They went on to have twin daughters named Marion and Tabitha in 2009, via surrogacy.

Parker has spoken about her struggle to get pregnant.

She told Vogue: "We tried and tried and tried and tried to get pregnant,

"But it just was not to be, the conventional way. I would give birth as often as I could, if I could. I cherished all the milestones, the good and the bad."

What is Matthew Broderick's net worth?

Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker are thought to have a combined net worth of $200 million.

Together they own three homes – one in New York, one in the Hamptons and one in Ireland.

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