Who is Pilar Sanders?
American actress, model and social media star Pilar Sanders (nee Biggers), was born in Elmira, New York State USA, on 10 October 1974, making Libra her zodiac sign. She’s appeared in 14 movies and TV series, and is perhaps still known best for debut film role, portraying Pickup Girl in the 1999 action crime thriller movie “The Mod Squad”, which starred Omar Epps and Claire Danes, and was written and directed by Scott Silver. It follows three problematic teenagers who’ve been sent to jail, but have now been offered release if they agree to help an undercover police officer; the movie was nominated for seven awards.
She’s also known for being the former wife of Deion Sanders, a famous American Football coach and former player.
Education and early life
Pilar was raised in Elmira alongside her sister Kandie and brother Scottie, by their mother Jeanette and father Dan Biggers; not many details have been disclosed about Pilar’s parents and siblings, because she respects their privacy.
Pilar studied at a local high school in Elmira and was mostly into sports during her four years there, playing tennis, volleyball and soccer, and also running track. She was 17 when she fell in love with acting, after appearing in her first school play.
Pilar matriculated in 1993 and then enrolled at college, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1997.
Roles in TV series
Pilar’s debut TV series role was playing Daphne in the 1997 episode “I Do, I Didn’t” of the popular comedy “The Jamie Foxx Show”, which was created by and starred Jamie Foxx; it follows the life of a young adult who’s come to Los Angeles, California in pursuit of an acting career, the series aired from 1996 through 2001, and won one of its eight award nominations. Also in 1997, Pilar appeared in the episode “The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From…” of the comedy “Built to Last”, and the episode “The Shorty End of the Stick” of the comedy “Claude’s Crib”.
In 1998, Pilar portrayed Laurel in the episode “Veronica’s All Nighter” of the comedy “Veronica’s Closet”, which starred Kirstie Alley and Kathy Najimy, and was created by Marta Kauffman and David Crane. It follows a woman who’s just separated from her womanizing husband, the series aired from 1997 through 2000, and won nine of its 20 award nominations.
In 1999, Pilar appeared in two episodes of the action crime adventure “Walker, Texas Ranger”, and her following role came in 2011, when cast to play Echo in the episode “Gold Rush” of the action “Cowboy and Lucky”. Next, in 2011 and 2012, she portrayed Jennifer in the romantic comedy “Single Ladies”, which starred LisaRaye McCoy and Travis Winfrey, and was created by Stacy A. Littlejohn; it follows the lives of three successful women from Atlanta, Georgia.
Most recently, in 2018, Pilar portrayed Principal Smith in the episode “Sweet Tweet” of the biographical crime drama “Deceitful Keystrokes”; even though she hasn’t had any roles in the past five years, she hasn’t officially retired from acting.
Roles in movies
In 2007, Pilar portrayed Sapphire in the mystery “Inspector Mom: Kidnapped in Ten Easy Steps”, which starred Danica McKellar and Drew Waters, and was directed by Brad Keller; it follows Maddie Monroe who has to identify and catch dangerous kidnappers before her best friend becomes their next victim.
Pilar played Yolanda in the popular 2009 thriller “Streets of Blood”, which starred 50 Cent and Val Kilmer, and was directed by Charles Winkler; the film follows a police officer as he’s investigating his former partner’s death. Pilar could then have been seen portraying Nanny in the 2009 action “Cowboy and Lucky”, and Store Owner in the 2014 crime action “Percentage”.
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Her only other film role has been playing Sheila in the 2016 drama “A Heart That Forgives”, which starred Charles Malik Whitfield and Mario Mims, and was directed by M. Legend Brown. It follows the lives of two foster brothers, one of whom has chosen the life of a criminal, while the other has become a pastor – the movie won one of its seven award nominations.
Pilar produced the 2008 reality show “Deion and Pilar Sanders: Prime Time Love”.
Some of her talk-show appearances have been in “Access Hollywood”, “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch”, and “Football Wives”.
Love life and marriage
Pilar’s been staying away from the media’s attention since her and Deion’s divorce, and thus hasn’t spoken of any other men whom she’s been with.
She and Deion exchanged vows in a private ceremony on 21 May 1999, with Pilar thus becoming his second wife, as he had previously been married to Carolyn Chambers from 1989 through 1998; Deion and Carolyn have two children together.
Pilar and Deion have two sons and a daughter together – both their sons have become professional athletes.
Pilar and Deion separated on 28 June 2013, and their divorce was finalized in 2015.
She seems to be unattached as of June 2023, was once married to Deion Sanders and has three children with him.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Pilar’s nowadays focused on running her Instagram account, which is followed by close to 200,000 people; she’s posted over 1,200 pictures and videos, with most of these featuring her showing off her slim figure.
She works out at the gym on a daily basis, and often gives her fans advice about proper workout and diet plans.
Pilar launched her YouTube channel, “Pilar Sanders TV” on 3 December 2011, and it’s today subscribed to by more than 3,600 people; all her seven videos combined have been watched close to 250,000 times.
Pilar’s a huge fan of American actress Amy Adams, and some of her favorite movies include “Arrival”, “Nocturnal Animals” and “American Hustle”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Pilar’s age is 48. She has brown hair and eyes, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighs around 140lbs (64kgs).
Pilar’s net worth’s been estimated at over $5 million, as of June 2023.