Since Jodie Sweetin began her career when she was only 4 years old, it is no surprise to many that she had a hard time growing up on television. The actress started drinking when she turned 14, and it was only a matter of time before she turned to crack, cocaine, and other drugs – from methamphetamine to ecstasy.
Sweetin struggled a lot with drug abuse, having been a drug addict for no less than 15 years. Fortunately, the American actress managed to turn her life around. She cleaned herself, got a degree as a drug abuse counselor, and even worked in a drug rehab center in Los Angeles.
Read on and learn more about the full house actress; from the basics of her biography to her assets, husbands, and children to body measurements, this play covers everything you need to know about Jodie.
Jodie Sweetin’s Biography
Jodie Lee-Ann Sweetin was born on January 19, 1982, in Los Angeles, California, as Jodie Lee-Ann Sweetin and is the only child of her parents. She was adopted by her uncle and his wife when she was 9 months old because her biological parents had problems with the law.
Jodie was a brilliant child who was attracted to acting. Her talent was very evident at the age of 4, and so she landed a hot dog commercial that marked the beginning of her career. She was also excellent academically and even skipped a grade in elementary school. In 1999 she graduated from Los Alamitos High School and received a college scholarship to continue her education. Later, the actress earned a degree in Liberal Arts from Chapman University in California.
Her big breakthrough in acting came in 1987 when she got the role of Stephanie Tanner in the ABC sitcom Full House. The actress has played a number of other television and film roles. However, she is best known for Full House, Fuller House (2016) – a spin-off from Netflix – and for her role as Charlotte Disney in the biographical film Walt Before Mickey (2015).
Her Husband and Kids
Jodie Sweetin’s love life is a story of heartache and disappointment. As far as most people can tell, it all began in 2002 when 20-year-old Jodie decided to become the life partner of Shaun Holguin, a Los Angeles police officer. Jodie and Shaun were a perfect couple, and we all believed that they had a happy marriage until 2006 when it turned out that they had fallen apart. What happened then? It is said that the actress did not inform Shaun about her addiction problem. He only found out in 2005 after she had a wild party and was hospitalized.
Sweetin lost no time in finding love again after the end of her first marriage. In May 2007 she started dating the man who was to become her second husband. A handful of days later, on July 14, 2007, she married him. But like her first marriage, Jodie’s relationship with Cody Herpin was destined to end quickly. The actress filed for divorce, claiming that Herpin was unwilling to find work and support the family. After a court case, the divorce was finalized in April 2010. With Cody, the actress had her first child, a daughter named Zoie Laurel May Herpin, born on April 12, 2008.
Before her separation from Cody was finalized, Jodie was already together with Morty Coyle. On August 31, 2010, they welcomed their daughter Beatrix Carlin Sweetin-Coyle. The couple got engaged the following year and became man and wife in March 2012. But barely a year later, in June 2013, the actress filed for divorce again, citing insurmountable differences, and their marriage was officially dissolved in September 2016.
The story did not end with Morty Coyle, Jodie Sweetin got re-engaged to Justin Hodak in January 2016, but they could not marry because the engagement was dissolved in March 2017. It was later reported that Justin was sentenced to six years and eight months in prison for possession of a deadly weapon and falsification of evidence.
Earnings and Net Worth
Jodie Sweetin’s net worth, which was largely the subject of much speculation, came to light during the court battle following her divorce from Morty Coyle. While Coyle claimed that the actress earned up to $700,000 per year, Jodie provided details of her finances, showing that her gross income in 2016 was $437,349.
According to the financial documents she submitted, her average monthly income was $43,614 and her monthly expenses were $15,262. This leaves her with $28,352, which was not the only amount that made up the total value of her assets. The documents listed assets, including a business account of $139,456.25 and other accounts totaling $9,449.
Jodie’s Body Measurements
Other than her acting skills, Jodie is admired for her attractive looks and, It’d be ridiculous for one to claim that the actress doesn’t have charming physical features. Sporting blue eyes and blond hair, Jodie Sweetin maintains a bodyweight of 57 kg and stands 6 inches taller than 5 feet. Even as we are yet to confirm other details of her body measurements, it is believed that her bust, waist, and hips respectively measure 37, 26, and 35 inches.