Quick Facts of Alison Ann Sweeney

  • Full NameAlison Ann Sweeney
  • Net Worth$9 Million
  • Date of Birth19 September, 1976
  • NicknameAlison
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceLos Angeles, California
  • Ethnicity American
  • ProfessionActress Host Director Producer Author
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1981-Present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Blond
  • BuildAverage
  • SpouseDavid Sanov
  • Height5 ft 4 inch
  • Weight56 Kg
  • Body Measurement38-25-36
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook, Twitter
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Virgo

Four times Opera Digest Award winner Alison Sweeney is active on her career as an American actress, director, producer, TV personality, and author from 1981 to present. She is best known for her performance as ‘Sami Bardy’ in the soap opera Days of Our Lives. Sweeny also got nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for her role in the soap opera.

You might want to find out more about the famous TV personality who became a millionaire through her acting career. She enjoys a net worth of $9 Million in 2019. She is a married woman. So, who is her husband?

Let’s dig into her life and find out all the details. Stay tuned.

Early Life of Alison Sweeney

Alison Sweeney was born in Los Angeles, California, to her American parents, Polly Sweeney (mother) and Stender Sweeney (father). Alison is of Irish descent and grew up with her two brothers, Ryan Sweeney and Sten Sweeney. She was born as a middle child among three children. Sweeney was passionate about acting since an early age. As a matter of fact, she began her career at the mere age of five through a Kodak advertisement.

After graduating from high school, she enrolled at UCLA in order to study economics. However, she dropped out of her college due to her busy schedules as a star of the soap opera ‘Days of Our Lives.’ Alison’s brother, Ryan, is also an actor.

Career Highlights

Alison Sweeney started her acting career in a Kodak advertisement at the age of five. Then 16-year-old, Sweeney first appeared as Samantha “Sami” Brady in ‘Days of Our Lives.’ The 43-year-old actress has made several other appearances in famous shows like FriendsFear Factor, Las Vegas, and more. In 2007, Sweeney replaced Caroline Rhea as the host of The Biggest Loser. In January of 2014, Sweeney announced her leave from the ‘Days of Our Lives’ after 21 years of being on the show, but later, she returned several times.

Alison Sweeney's character in 'Days of Our Lives'
Alison Sweeney appeared as Sami Brady in ‘Days of Our Lives’  Photo Source: Soapdirt

Moreover, Sweeney has also made her appearances in telefilms of Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. She went on to play her role as a small-town baker with the fondness of solving mysteries in ‘Murder, She Baked’ telefilms. The collection of her telefilms are A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery, A Plum Pudding Murder Mystery, A Peach Cobbler Mystery, A Deadly Recipe, and Just Desserts. Also, she has authored three books, ‘The Star Attraction,’ ‘Scared Scriptless: A Novel,’ and Opportunity Knocks.’

Here is a trailer of one of her movies, Murder, She Baked: A Plum Pudding Mystery

Personal Life

Alison Sweeney is happily married to her husband, David Sanov, for 19 years. The couple tied the wedding knot on 8th July 2000 after dating for three years. Her husband, David, is a Highway Patrol Officer and rose to fame after marrying the popular actress, Alison. They live a happy married life and share two children.

Family photo of Alison Sweeney with her husband and children
Alison Sweeney with her husband, David Sanov and children, Benjamin and Megan, Photo Source: Instagram@alisweeney

Their first son, Benjamin Sanov, was born on February 25, 2005. Their daughter, Megan Sanov, was born on January 12, 2009. Moreover, Alison owns several pets despite the fact she is allergic. Alison is a great horse lover. She enjoys horse riding more than anything. She once mentioned, “Every day is a national horse day for me.”

Alison Sweeney with a horse on The National Horse Day
Alison Sweeney riding a horse on the National Horse Day,                                                                       Photo Source: Instagram@alisweeney

Apart from her amazing acting skills, she is also an amazing mother as her son, Benjamin (Ben), is her workout partner. They help each other stay fit. Alison and her daughter, Megan, spend quality time reading books and watching the movie adaptations together. Matter of fact, she likes to make memories and spend quality time with her family. The couple, along with her children, resides in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, since 2006.

Furthermore, in 2004, Sweeney opened up about her struggles with her weight in the 1990s and revealed she suffered from Bulimia nervosa in her memoir ‘All The Days of My Life (So Far).’ To add more, Sweeney is fluent in Spanish.

Net Worth

The Blonde Beauty, Alison Sweeney, seems to be doing great with an estimated net worth of $9 Million. Sweeney has accumulated this sum through her work as an actress, author, director, producer, and anchor. The veteran actor of the ‘Days of Our Lives’ used to make $5,000 an episode, which made her weekly earnings to be $30,000. Not to mention, Sweeney appeared in the soap opera for over 21 years. Also, Sweeney earned $45,000 per episode while hosting ‘The Biggest Loser.’

Alison Sweeney as the host of 'The Biggest Loser'
Alison Sweeney, the host of ‘The Biggest Loser’                                                                            Image Source: Broadcastingcable

Likewise, she has also made her appearances in popular shows and talk shows such as ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ ‘The Talk,’ ‘The Queen Latifah Show,’ and many more. She must have earned a reasonable sum of money from the shows. Furthermore, Sweeney is one of the Top 12 Richest Soap Opera actors in the World!. Moving on, she also earns a pretty penny of $88,824 yearly from her work as a producer and $13,672 per episode as director.

House Worth 1.7million

Talking about her assets, in 2006, she and her husband bought a house of 2,933 sq — feet for $1,795,000 in Hollywood Hills West. The Mediterranean house then had three-bedroom and three baths. Later, in 2009, the couple did a major remodeling of their house by adding two bedrooms, two more bathrooms, a new swimming pool, a spa, outdoor bar, and BBQ with television and sound system, a theatre room and what notThey also extended the area to 4,125 sq. Ft.

Alison Sweeney’s re-modeled house in Hollywood Hills West, Los Angeles

Besides, she and her family are always on vacation when not working. She is also actively participating in animal rescue programs and financially aiding for a better quality of their lives. Alison Sweeney really knows how to be kind with all the richness and live a sophisticated life, do you think?

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