Jodie Sweetin is an actress from the United States with a net worth of $2 million. Sweetin is best known for playing Stephanie Tanner on Full House and its spin-off, Fuller House. Jodie has also landed roles in a number of other television shows and independent films in addition to these. She’s also the host of her own podcast and has starred in numerous ads.
Jodie Lee-Ann Sweetin was born in Los Angeles, California on January 19, 1982. Both of her parents were in prison at the time of her birth, so she was promptly adopted by her uncle, Sam Sweetin, and his wife. Jodie began taking dance lessons at the age of three, practicing ballet and tap dancing. She met actor Matthew Morrison during her high school years and worked with him in a number of musical projects. Sweetin went to Chapman University after graduating from high school.
Jodie’s acting career began at a very young age, with commercials booking her before she was five years old. She earned the role of Pamela in the Valerie sitcom in 1987. The show was titled The Hogan Family later on. She also landed the role of Stephanie Tanner in Full House that year. The show never earned rave reviews from reviewers, but it did manage to attract a large audience and receive high Nielson ratings. Jodie was a regular on the show till it ended in 1995. It was a pivotal part for the young actress, and huge things were expected of her in the future.
Following the end of Full House, Sweetin succumbed to the destiny of many child stars around this time, becoming hooked to drugs and alcohol at the age of 14. Her addiction lasted for the following 15 years, during which time she tried a variety of narcotics such as ecstasy, meth, and crack cocaine.
She had a long break from the entertainment industry due to her drug problems, but she returned in 2006 to host Pants-Off Dance-Off, a dance competition show on the Fuse network. She also appeared in the pilot episode of Small Bits of Happiness. Despite the fact that the show was never picked up, it received the Best Comedy award at the Independent Television Festival in Los Angeles. Following her box office triumph, Jodie shifted her focus to independent films like Port City and Redefining Love. She first appeared on the web series Can’t Get Arrested in 2011, followed by a leading part in the television miniseries Singled Out in 2012.
Jodie Sweetin was well-positioned to repeat her prior role in the Full House reboot, Fuller House, after re-establishing herself in the acting industry. The Netflix series aired for five seasons before being canceled in 2020. Jodie also found time to appear on the show Hollywood Darlings and launch her own podcast, Never Thought I’d Say This, during this time. Sweetin competed in the 22nd season of Dancing with the Stars while on Fuller House, ending in sixth place.
Sweetin released her biography UnSweetined in 2009, which chronicles her spiral into drug addiction after the conclusion of Fuller House.
Jodie married her first husband, Shaun Holguin, an LAPD cop when she was 20 years old. In 2006, they divorced. Cody Herpin, her second husband, married in 2007. Before divorcing in 2008, they had one kid together. Morty Coyle, a man she met in 2009, became her boyfriend. They married in 2012 after having a child together in 2010. By 2013, the couple had separated. She was engaged to Justin Hodak in 2016, however, the relationship ended in 2017.