Sara Martins’ (Death in Paradise) Wiki: Spouse, Net Worth, Age




Who is Sarah Martins?

Born on August 19, 1977 in Faro, Portugal, Sara Martins is an actress, best known for her role in the television series “Death in Paradise”, playing the character Camille Bordey. She was with the show for four seasons before her character was written out.

Sara Martins wealth

As of early 2020, Sara Martins net worth is estimated to be over $600,000 earned through a successful acting career, dating back to 2000. She has participated in several local and international productions during her career, including working on numerous films, both mainstream and independent.

Early life

Sara is of Cape Verdean descent and although she was born in Portugal, her family didn’t stay there long as she moved to France when she was three years old. At a young age she developed a love for dance and performing arts, which led her to take ballet lessons. Her talents and dedication eventually led her to become part of the Opera de Lyon, which is known for its focus on varied performance, including dance, theatre, opera and other productions. True to its name, it is known as the home of the inaugural performances of several popular operas such as “Erwatung” and “La Dame Blanche”.

With her performance, Sara became the first dancer of color to compete in the opera. However, because of her race, she could not continue to the Paris Opera, which had no dancers of color and did not want one in their midst. didn’t fit the symmetry they had already achieved with predominantly white dancers from all over Europe. This diverted her attention and later focused more on theater, as it offered her more opportunities.

Education and career start

Sara completed a high school education in France and obtained her baccalaureate degree with a focus on theatre.

Sarah Martins

After her entrance exam, she completed the Diplôme d’études universitaires générales (DEUG) course in France, with a focus on law. She continued her studies, staying in Paris, where she became a student at the Ecole de Theater Les Enfants Terribles, and then enrolled at the French National Academy of Dramatic Arts, considered one of the most selective drama schools in the country. There she completed her acting degree and learned to perform proficiently in three languages.

One of her first professional projects was a local production of “Le Radeau de la Meduse”, shown at the Theater National Populaire, based on the film of the same name, which tells the story of the destruction of the French frigate the Medus.

More theater work came her way and she starred in local productions of “Race” and “Le Costume” or “The Suit”. In 2001, she made her television debut in the French show “Police District”.

During this part of her career, she devoted more time to film work, with some of her notable projects including ‘Beyond the Ocean’, ‘Apres l’ocean’, ‘Girlfriends’ and ‘Tell No One’.

Death in Paradise

In 2011, Sara was cast in the TV show “Death in Paradise‘, an Anglo-French collaboration with BBC in association with France Televisions. This would mark her debut in the British scene, and also her first work with comedy.

Her past experience portraying cops greatly helped her role as she played Detective Camille Bordey who works on the fictional island of Saint-Marie. Other stars of the show include Ben Miller who plays Detective Richard Poole, with the duo solving various crimes, mainly murders on the island.

Production for the show was slightly delayed, as she injured her Achilles tendon while working on a stunt intended for the first episode. Throughout its run, the show has received high ratings and has been running for eight seasons, with a ninth and tenth already slated for production.

After Poole was killed off during the third season, she teamed up with Kris Marshall as a new character introduced to the show. She was subsequently written out during the fourth season, when her character returned to Paris. The decision to leave the show was her ideabecause she felt she needed to grow and take more risks in her career.

Life after death in paradise

Martins has since worked primarily in television, appearing as a recurring character on the show “American Odyssey”, broadcast on NBC and followed the story of a US Army team discovering that a US company is funding terrorist groups from Mali; stars of the show are Peter Facinelli and Anna Friel.

Around the same time, she also worked on the French show “The Law of Alexandre” which is part of the larger French series “The law of…”

In 2017, she made a guest appearance in the French series “Capitaine Marleau”, a show about the title character who is a captain of the National Gendarmerie, highlighting her various eccentricities. Her latest project is an appearance in the British series “Father Brown”, which is based on several short stories by GK Chesterton. The show is one of the longest running in Britain and follows the titular character, a priest who solves several criminal cases in the 1950s.

Private life

Sara is single and she has not spoken publicly about romances she has had in the past. She may have a child as she posted pictures of a baby on social media though it is not known if it is hers or not. If it’s her baby, it’s likely she’s a single mother and raising the child alone. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time in different locations around the world, often visiting France and her country of origin Portugal. She is also a big fan of movies and often watches popular movies in her spare time.

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