As Jodie Sweetin kicked off her career when she was only 4, it isn’t a surprise to many that she had a hard time growing up on television. The actress started boozing when she turned 14 and it was only a matter of time before she moved on to crack cocaine and other drugs – from methamphetamine to ecstasy, she did it all.
Sweetin battled with substance abuse a great deal as she was a drug addict for no fewer than 15 years. Thankfully, the American actress has been able to turn her life around. She cleaned herself up, obtained a degree as a substance abuse counselor and even worked with a drug rehab center based in Los Angeles.
Read on and learn more about the Full House actress; from the basics of her biography to her net worth, husbands, kids, and body measurement, all the things you should know about Jodie are covered in this piece.
Jodie Sweetin’s Biography
Born as Jodie Lee-Ann Sweetin in Los Angeles, California on the 19th of January and in the year 1982, Jodie is the only child of her parents. She was adopted by her Uncle and his wife when she was 9 months old as her biological parents had issues with the law.
Jodie was a brilliant child attracted to acting. Her talent was very obvious at the age of 4 and this saw her land a hot dog commercial which marked the beginning of her career. She equally excelled academically and even skipped a grade in elementary school. In 1999, she graduated from Los Alamitos High School, bagging a college scholarship to further her education. The actress would later earn a degree in Liberal Arts from California’s Chapman University.
Her big break in acting came in 1987 when she landed the Stephanie Tanner role in ABC’s sitcom Full House. The actress has played a good number of other tv and film roles. However, she is most known for Full House, Fuller House (2016) – a Netflix spin-off, and for her role as Charlotte Disney in the 2015 biographical film, Walt Before Mickey.
Her Husband and Kids
Jodie Sweetin’s love life has been a story of heartaches and disappointments. As far as most people could tell, it all started in 2002 when 20-years-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 the two were having a happy marriage until it emerged in 2006 that they have fallen apart. What Happened? It is said that the actress didn’t inform Shaun about her addiction problem. He only found out in 2005 after she had a wild party and was hospitalized.
Sweetin wasted no time to find love again following the end of her first marriage. She started dating the man who would become her second husband in May 2007. A handful of days later, precisely on the 14th of July 2007, she got married to him. But like her first marriage, Jodie’s union with Cody Herpin was fated to end quick. The actress filed for a divorce claiming that Herpin was unwilling to get a job and support the family. Following a court battle, their divorce was finalized in April 2010. It was with Cody that the actress had her first child, a daughter named Zoie Laurel May Herpin who was born on April 12, 2008.
Before her separation from Cody was finalized, Jodie was already dating Morty Coyle. On 31st August 2010, the two welcomed their daughter Beatrix Carlin Sweetin-Coyle. The couple got engaged the next year and subsequently became man and wife in March 2012. But barely a year later, in June 2013, the actress again filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences, their marriage got officially dissolved in September 2016.
The story didn’t end with Morty Coyle, Jodie Sweetin got engaged again to Justin Hodak in January 2016 but they didn’t get to be married as the engagement was called off 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 falsifying evidence.
Earnings and Net Worth
Jodie Sweetin’s net worth which was largely a subject of many speculations came to light during the court battle that followed her divorce from Morty Coyle. While Coyle claimed that the actress was earning as much as $700,000 per year, Jodie offered details of her finances which showed that her 2016 gross income was $437,349.
As culled from the financial documents she presented, her average monthly income was at $43,614 and her monthly expenses at $15,262. This leaves her with $28,352 which wasn’t the only amount that makes the total value of her wealth. The documents listed assets which include a business account with $139,456.25 and other accounts that have a total sum of $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.