Jodie Sweetin: The Story
Jodie Lee-Ann Sweetin was born on January 19, 1982, in Los Angeles, California. Her parents were in prison at the time, so she was adopted by her uncle and his second wife. She developed a passion for acting at a very early age.
She landed her debut role in the sitcom ‘Valerie’ in 1987, at the age of 5. She also appeared as Pamela in the ‘Boston Tea Party’ in the same year. However, Jodie Sweetin’s net worth went up when she became a cast member of the sitcom ‘Full House’. She remained a part of the famous show until its end in 1995, and she’s the only cast member featured on each episode of the show. The iconic TV show noted a huge success and ran on for eight seasons. The star won the ‘Young Artist Award’ for the ‘Outstanding Young Comedienne in TV series’ for her role of the intelligent, middle child, Stephanie Tanner. However, there are no records of Jodie Sweetin’s net worth during ‘Full House’. The young star also appeared in her famous role in 1989 Disney’s variety show ‘The All-New Mickey Mouse Club’. Jodie lends her voice to the younger sister of the character of Charlie Brown in ‘It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown’.
Sweetin appeared in two episodes of the teen drama series ‘Party of Five’ and in an episode of the sitcom ‘Yes, Dear’. She hosted the second season of the Fuse TV show ‘Pants-off Dance-off’. The actress was also a part of the dark comedy ‘Small Bits of Happiness’. The show won the ‘Best Comedy’ award at the Annual Independent Television Festival, in Los Angeles. Sweetin’s focus was more on the independent movies, and she starred in two of them – ‘Port City’ and ‘Redefining Love’. 2011 saw her appear in five episodes of the internet show ‘Can’t Get Arrested’ and in the next year she got the role of Leia in the movie ‘Singled Out’. Jodie assumed the role of Charlotte Disney for the biopic ‘Walt Before Mickey’. Jodie Sweetin’s net worth in 2014 was estimated at $350,000. Jodie also participated in 2016 ‘Dancing with the Stars’ alongside her dancing partner Keo Motsepe.
Jodie Sweetin’s net worth in 2016 spiked thanks to the Netflix’s spin-off series ‘Fuller House’ where the actress reprises her memorable role as Stephanie Tanner. Sweetin’s ‘Fuller House’ salary per episode is amazingly high. According to some records, she earns $590 per hour for the series which results in $26,000 per week.
Jodie Sweetin published her autobiography ‘unSweetined’ in 2009 where she illustrates her life as a young alcohol and drug addict. She reveals how much she struggled during those dark days when she used ecstasy, cocaine, and methamphetamine. Her way to stardom was shadowed by her addiction, but she managed to rise above the problem. So, after all, how much is Jodie Sweetin worth? Although her estimated fortune was $800,000 in the beginning of 2016, after her lucrative paychecks from ‘Fuller House’, Jodie Sweetin net worth in 2017 is put at $4 million.
Jodie Sweetin Net Worth & Spending Habits
Because of her turbulent private life, Sweetin now pays big sums for child support. She married Shaun Holguin at the age of 20, in 2002. The couple got divorced four years later. In 2007 married Cody Harpin and soon they got a daughter named Zoie. The couple finalized their divorce in 2010. In the same year, she confirmed she is expecting a child with her boyfriend, Morty Cole. They got a daughter, Beatrix, got married and finalized the divorce by September 2016. Now, she is obliged to pay $2,000 per month and $10,000 in retroactive support for Zoie until she’s 18. For Beatrix, she pays $1,846 monthly.
The actress, who has previously owned three houses and often rented some due to her work, now resides in a 2,400 square-feet San Fernando mansion. There are no records of her owning a car at the moment.
Jodie Sweetin is an avid speaker against drug addiction. She’s often part of motivational speaking engagements where she shares her story and supports the youth to refrain from substance abuse.
Jodie Sweetin Net Worth: CelebJury Ruling
Jodie Sweetin’s net worth may go up, depending on the success of ‘Fuller House’. Although her youth was troublesome, it seems that she’ll manage to recuperate her glory moments. However, the actress will remain remembered as part of the legendary sitcom cast that marked the 80’s. For more celebrity net worth articles, visit CelebJury!