Alison Sweeney is an American actress, reality show host, director, and author who shot to fame after her portrayal of Samantha “Sami” Brady on the TV show Days of Our Lives (1987, 1993–2015, 2017–Present) that fetched her a Daytime Emmy Award nomination, 4 Soap Opera Digest Awards, and also a Fan Voted Daytime Emmy Award. She has also been the host of a number of programs such as The Biggest Loser (2007–2015) and has appeared in numerous television films including Chronicle Mysteries: Recovered (2019).

Born Name

Alison Ann Sweeney

Nick Name

Alison

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

 

Education

She enrolled in UCLA with Economics as her subject but she discontinued in order to pursue her acting career.

Occupation

Actress, Director

Family

  • Siblings – She is the second of 3 children, and she has 1 older brother and 1 younger one.

Manager

She is represented by –

  • United Talent Agency
  • Zero Gravity Management

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

She has dated –

  1. David Alan Sanov (1997-Present) – On July 8, 2000, she married David Sanov, after dating for almost 3 years. They have a son named Benjamin Edward Sanov (b. February 25, 2005), and a daughter named Megan Hope Sanov (b. January 12, 2009).

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of Irish descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Expressive eyes
  • Cheerful smile

Brand Endorsements

Her television debut was in a Kodak commercial when she was 5 years old.

Religion

Christianity

Alison Sweeney Favorite Things

  • Hobbies – Swimming, Kick-boxing, Gardening, Gymnastics herself being able to do a mean back-handspring
  • Fan Of – Days of Our Lives, it is reported that she had been a fan of the soap long before she began performing in it
  • Movies – Arthur having admitted to owning it in every possible format, The Princess Bride that she has fully memorized

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Alison Sweeney Facts

  1. She has taken part in marathons and triathlons.
  2. Alison has stated how many of her firsts were done onscreen because of her budding Hollywood career. She had her ears pierced earlier than normal as she was in the acting job, even her 1st dance and kiss were all done on the small screen for the world to see, with a character she was playing having made love before she herself got to, in her real life.
  3. Sweeney has penned her own book about her weight loss named All The Days of My Life (So Far) that was released in 2004.
  4. She has revealed that she has saved her dreams and hopes for her children and when she has made a wish under a bridge or tunnel, it has always been for them.
  5. She is able to speak Spanish fluently.
  6. Sweeney has many pets even though she suffers from allergies.

Featured Image by Ali Sweeney / Instagram

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Facts of Alison Sweeney

  • full nameAlison Sweeney
  • Date of Birth September 19, 1976
  • Age 45 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • weight57 kg
  • height5 ft 5 in

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