What is the net worth of Alison Sweeney?
Alison Sweeney is an actress, reality show host, and author who has a net worth of $9 million. She had her breakout role as Samantha “Sami” Brady on the soap opera Days of Our Lives, a role she originally played from 1993 to 2015 before returning as a series regular in 2021. While she was still show in 2007, Sweeney began hosting the reality television competition program The Biggest Loser.
Allison has hosted several Jerry Lewis MDA telethons over the years. In one six-hour telethon alone, she helped raise more than $60 million for the cause. Alison operates the website alisonsweeney.com, which is dedicated to fitness and health for mothers.
The first start of life and the beginning of the career
Alison Sweeney was born on September 19, 1976 in Los Angeles, California. She has two brothers and is of Irish descent. Sweeney made her television debut at the age of five when she appeared in a Kodak commercial. Later, he appeared in episodes of popular shows ‘Simon & Simon’, ‘St. Elsewhere’, ‘Webster’ and ‘Tales from the Darkside’. For graduate school, Sweeney went to UCLA to study economics, but left before graduating to focus on her acting career.
“Days of Our Lives”
In 1987, Sweeney made her first appearance on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives, playing a younger version of Judi Evans’ character Adrienne Johnson Kiriakis. However, Sweeney didn’t become a series regular until six years later when she began playing the teenage version of Sami Brady. Over the years, the character has become known for her troubles, her tumultuous romances and her fiercely protective motherly nature. Additionally, she is the mother of Will Horton, who was an iconic LGBTQ character on the show. Sweeney continued to portray Sami Brady until 2015 and received Daytime Emmy and Soap Opera Digest Award nominations for her work. After leaving Days of Our Lives, she returned to the show in 2017 to reprise her role as Sami Brady.
“The Biggest Loser”
Sweeney landed one of her biggest television gigs in 2007 when she took over for Caroline Rhea as host of the television series The Biggest Loser. The show features overweight contestants competing in teams to win prize money by losing the most weight from their starting weight. There are also coaches who create complete training and nutrition regimens and teach them to competitors. The issues of the episodes feature a variety of temptations and challenges that they must overcome. Each week culminates in a weigh-in to determine which team has lost the most weight; the team with the lowest percentage lost has one of its members voted against. Trainers on the show have included Bob Harper, Jillian Michaels,
Alison Sweeney Salary
What is Alison Sweeney’s salary for hosting The Biggest Loser? $45,000 per episode
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Further career in television
In addition to “Days of Our Lives” and “The Biggest Loser,” Sweeney has appeared in a number of series and various Hallmark television movies. In 1988, he had a starring role in the short-lived ABC sitcom Family Man. The following year, Sweeney began portraying Christy McCray in the miniseries Brand New Life, which aired as part of NBC’s The Magical World of Disney. Next, the actress appeared in the television films “The End of Innocence” and “Night Sins” and was in two episodes of the soap opera “Bay State”. After a seven-year hiatus from the small screen, Sweeney returned in 2001 for a guest appearance on “Friends.” In 2002, she competed as a contestant on a celebrity edition of the reality show ‘Fear Factor’. Sweeney later appeared in episodes of the NBC series “American Dreams” and “Las Vegas”. In 2010, she starred in an episode of the medical drama ‘Mercy’ and in 2015, she was a guest judge on the cooking show ‘Beat Bobby Flay’.
Sweeney has starred in numerous Hallmark television movies. In 2013, she appeared in Second Chances alongside her Day of Our Lives co-star Greg Vaughan. From 2015 to 2017, she was in the series “Murder, She Baked”, based on the Mr. Cozy novels by Joanne Fluke; another installment of the series came out in 2021. Sweeney has also starred in ‘Love on the Air’, ‘The Irresistible Blueberry Farm’ and ‘Christmas At Holly Lodge’. Starting in 2019, she began appearing in the Chronicle Mysteries film series, portraying podcast host Alex McPherson. Her other television credits have included Hallmark holiday movies such as “Time For You to Come Home for Christmas,” “Good Morning Christmas!” and “Open for Christmas.”
In July 2000, Sweeney married David Sanov after dating him for nearly three years. Together, the couple has a son and a daughter and lives in Los Angeles, California.
Sweeney struggled with her weight in the 90s; she later documented these struggles in her 2004 memoir “All the Days of My Life (So Far).” Her weight journey was one of the factors that led her to host ‘The Biggest Loser’.