Santtu Seppala – Bio, Family, Facts About Sarah Rafferty’s Husband

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Santtu Seppala is a Finish-American Financial and Stock Market Analyst and Manager, who has risen through the ranks in his chosen career to become a managing partner at one of the best financial services firms in the United States. Howbeit, he is more popularly known as the husband of the famous actress, Sarah Rafferty. The couple has been enjoying a scandal-free and blissful marriage for over a decade and a half and has two very beautiful daughters.

Santtu Seppala – Bio

Santtu Seppala was named Aleksanteri Olli-Pekka Seppala at birth on December 6, 1974, in Illinois, the United States of America. He was born into the loving home of Mr. and Mrs. Seppala, who are actually from Finland. His father, Antti Seppala is one of the largest and most sought after independent pharmaceutical consultants in the Lake Forest area of Illinois. His mother had to give up her own career to become a full-time housewife in order to take very good care of the family and bring up her children.

There is no information available about Santtu Seppala having any siblings, thus, he could possibly be an only child. Santtu was educated in the United States and though there is no information available about his high school years, it is a known fact that he got admitted into Yale University in 1989 where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in 1993.

Not quite satisfied with his academic qualification, Santtu Seppala enrolled in The Wharton School – which is the Business School of the University of Pennsylvania and obtained his Masters Of Business Administration (MBA) degree in 1998. Having obtained sufficient academic qualification, Santtu decided to put his degrees to work. He began his professional career at a New York-based firm called Salomon Brothers, working as a Financial Analyst in July 1993; he was with this company for two years and left them in June 1995.

Afterwards, Santtu Seppala joined the Finish Defense forces for about a year – he was deployed to the Helsinki area of Finland. There is a law in the country that all male Finnish citizens above 18 years, must be conscripted to Finish military service for not more than 347 days. He left the Finnish defence forces in July 1996 to pursue his Master’s degree.

Santtu joined Lazard Freres & Company in June 1998 as a Stock Research Analyst. He worked with the Asset Management Unit of the company and left them in 2003, after putting in 5 years of meritorious service. By June 2003, Santtu was on a career move again, this time, he took up employment with a firm called Cantillon Capital Management LLC, working as a Portfolio Manager. He spent 5 years in this firm, leaving in early 2008.

After garnering more than 12 years of experience in the Financial & Stock Management industry, Santtu’s expertise was eventually rewarded with his first top management position. In 2008, he was appointed as a Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer for Kiitos Capital Management LLC, a position he holds as of 2019. He is also serving as a Director in a firm called Staxxon LLC, a position he was given in 2015.


Santtu Seppala is happily married to popular film and television actress, Sarah Rafferty. Though it is not exactly clear where and when the couple met, it could most likely be at Yale University as they are both alumni of the very revered institution. They got married on June 23, 2001, in a beautiful ceremony held at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary, Greenwich in Connecticut, with Reverend Alfred Riendeau officiating the ceremony. They have been happily married for 18 years and counting.

Their marriage is blessed with two beautiful daughters – Onna Gray (b. October 22, 2007) and Iris Friday (b. January 2012). More children could possibly be on the way.

Facts About Sarah Rafferty’s Husband

1. Santtu Seppala ‘s wife did not change her name to his when they got married. Sarah Rafferty had already made a name for herself in the showbiz industry at the time of her marriage and therefore decided to leave her name unchanged after marriage.

2. Santtu’s wife, Sarah, is worth $5 million. Santtu’s net worth is undisclosed, however, judging by the fact that he has more than 25 years of working experience in the financial industry, and has been in top management for close to 10 years, some school of thought estimates his net worth at over $8 million.

3. Santtu and wife, Sarah were honoured guests at the royal wedding between and in 2018.
Sarah and Meghan are friends and former co-stars of the television series Suits.

4. Santtu Seppala loves to live a private life and is known to operate zero social media accounts.

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