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Jodie Sweetin

Jodie Sweetin is an actress from the United States. Moreover, Jodie Sweetin is popular for her role as Stephanie Tanner in the ABC comedy series Full House and its Netflix sequel series Fuller House.

Early life

Jodie Lee-Ann Sweetin best known as Jodie Sweetin was born on 19th January 1982, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America.

According to her birth date, she is 41 years old and holds an American nationality. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she has mixed ethnicity.

When she was nine months old, her parents were both in prison, and she was adopted and reared as an only child by her uncle Sam Sweetin and his second wife Janice. There is no information regarding her parents.

Because her birth father was one-fourth Native American, the adoption was not finalized until she was two years old. Years later, she stated she was told not to publicly discuss her adoption for fear of people believing she was pushed into acting.

Talking about her academic career, she completed her graduation from Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos, California in 1999, and enrolled at Chapman University in Orange, California.

Jodie Sweetin – Awards

In 1990, Jodie Sweetin received the Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Comedienne in a Television Series (Full House). This actress has also won the Writers in Treatment’s Experience, Strength and Hope Award.

Jodie Sweetin – Net Worth 2023

As of now, her net worth is estimated at around $2 million which she earned from her acting career. “Fuller House” pays her $26,000 for every episode. Her yearly salary from that program alone would be almost $700,000, based on the number of episodes recorded each year.

Jodie Sweetin – Relationship Status

Currently, this actress is single. But, in the past, she married four times. Firstly, Jodie Sweetin married a Los Angeles Police officer Shaun Holguin in 2002 at the age of 20. The couple divorced after 4 years of the marital relationship.

Later, in May 2007,  Jodie Sweetin began dating a film transportation coordinator named Cody Herpin. The couple married in Las Vegas, Nevada on 14th July 2007. With marriage, the couple has one daughter named Zoie.

The couple separated and divorced on 20th April 2010. After that, she began dating Morty Coyle.

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Caption: Jodie Sweetin with her kids (source: Hollywood Life)

The couple gave birth to a daughter Beatrix in 2010. The couple married on 15th March 2012, in Beverly Hills. Again the marriage did not work, so the couple divorced in September 2016. Later, she revealed her engagement to Justin Hodak on 22 January 2016.

Jodie Sweetin is also a recovering drug addict. After he violated a restraining order against her, she announced the couple’s split on March 24, 2017. A few weeks later, he was convicted on related charges.

Substance abuse

Jodie began drinking when she was 14 years old, just after the Full House ended. Over the following 15 years, she experimented with substances such as ecstasy, methamphetamine, and crack, among others, stating that she was “bored.”

In December 2008, she says to have become sober for good. She subsequently went on to work as a clinical logistics coordinator at a drug recovery center in Los Angeles, where she finished her degree as a drug and alcohol counselor.

Jodie went on to become a public figure in the field of addiction and rehabilitation.

Professional career

Jodie Sweetin made her television debut at the age of five in the American sitcom Valerie in 1987. She played the role of  Pamela in the 11th episode of season 2 titled Boston Tea Party, which aired on January 4 of that year.

She attracted the notice of producers Thomas Miller and Robert Boyett, who were about to start work on the sitcom Full House at the time.

Following that, the show’s creator, Jeff Franklin cast her in one of the series’ leading roles, Stephanie Tanner, which turned out to be her most memorable role to date.

She played the role from the show’s start on September 22, 1987, until its end on May 23, 1995, and was the only performer to appear in every episode.

In 1989, this actress returned to the role of Stephanie in an episode of Walt Disney Productions’ variety show The All-New Mickey Mouse Club called Guest Day.

It’s Christmastime, the 36th animated television special. She made her appearance as Sally Brown in Charlie Brown, based on Charles Schulz’s comic strip Peanuts. On November 27, 1992, CBS broadcasted a television special.

She played Lydia Lump in the episode Downtown Girl of the American comedy Brotherly Love in 1996. During her high school years, she appeared in musical theater alongside actor Matthew Morrison.

Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos, California, gave her a diploma in 1999.

Other appearances

This actress played Rhiannon Marcus in two episodes of the American television teen drama series Party of Five in 1999, titled Bye, Bye, Love and Fate, Hope and Charity.

Jodie Sweetin entered Chapman University in Orange, California after finishing high school, and although she had an academic scholarship, she rarely attended classes.

She partied extensively during those times, which harmed her studies, resulting in a 9 GPA and the suspension of her scholarship. She ultimately graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from the institution.

In 2003, she played Maryanne in the episode Sorority Girl from the American comedy Yes, Dear.

Later, in 2006, she voiced a character in the American direct-to-video parody Farce of the Penguins, directed by Bob Saget and released on January 30, 2007.

In 2007, Jodie continued to host the Fuse TV dance competition show Pants-Off Dance-Off for its second season. She portrayed Margaret Williams in the 2008 short comedy film Small Bits of Happiness.

Moreover, she appeared in two films in 2009: Redefining Love and Port City, which are romantic comedies.  She appeared in five episodes of the internet show Can’t Get Arrested in 2011 as Jodie, one of the main characters.

Two of her TV films include Singled Out (2012), in which she played Leia, and Defending Santa (2013), in which she portrayed Beth. This actress played Charlotte Disney in the independent biographical drama film Walt Before Mickey, which was released on August 14, 2015.

Recent works

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Caption: Jodie Sweetin with her dancing partner Koe Motsepse in Dancing with the Stars (Source: Glamour)

Because of her success on Full House, she was cast in the spin-off Fuller House, where she resumed her role as Stephanie Tanner. On February 26, 2016, the sequel, aired as a Netflix original family sitcom series. It covered five seasons, from June 2, 2020, to June 2, 2021.

She appeared in multiple episodes of Fuller House and is recognized for playing a significant role in the show’s popularity. She competed in the 22nd season of the American television show Dancing with the Stars in 2016.

Keo Motsepe was her dance partner, and the two were eliminated in the season’s sixth week. She also appeared in an episode of Tyler Henry’s American TV show Hollywood Medium that same year.

Social media

On her Instagram page, there are more than 2.4 million followers. Likewise, there are more than 355.1k followers on Twitter and more than 522k followers on Facebook.

Body measurements

This actress is 5 feet 6 inches tall with weighs around 57 kg. Moreover, this actress has blonde hair with blue eyes and her body measurement is 37-26-35 inches.

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Caption: Jodie Sweetin posing for a photo(Source: Instagram)