Jodie Sweetin - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 2, 2022

Jodie Sweetin
Nick Name: Jodes
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Full House, Fuller House (TV series)
Salary: $530K
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 19, 1982 (age 41)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jodie Sweetin
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Sam Sweetin
Mother's Name: Janice Sweetin
Siblings: No Sibling(s)
High School: Los Alamitos High School
University: Chapman University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Native American)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Mescal Wasilewski (engaged)

Shaun Holguin (27 July 2002- 23 Feb 2006)
Cody Herpin (July, 2007- April 20, 2010)
Morty Coyle (March 15, 2012- June 2013)

Children: 2

Zoie Laurelmae Herpin (daughter)
Beatrix Carlin Sweetin Coyle (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: 57 kg (125.66 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 8 US
Breast Size: 37 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: DD

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Who is Jodie Sweetin?

Jodie Sweetin is another child actor who grew up right in front of the camera. Since the age of 5, she has portrayed the role of Stephanie Tanner in the hit sitcom Full House. With her decade-long absence from Hollywood, she is back to reprise her role in Fuller House. What did viewers miss out on? Read more to know.

Jodie Sweetin Age, Parents, Uncle, Siblings

Jodie Sweetin was born on January 19, 1982, in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Both her biological parents were in prison at the time. Her mother struggled with drug addiction while her father was killed in a prison riot. 

She was raised by her uncle Sam Sweetin and his second wife Janice and was not formally adopted until she was two years old because her biological father was one-fourth Native American. 

Sweetin’s uncle raised her as an only child. Sweetin’s uncle and aunt started to look after her when she was 6 months old and she did not find out about the adoption or biological parents until decades later. She does not have any siblings.

Source: Pinterest (young Jodie Sweetin)

Education, Ethnicity

She attended Los Alamitos High School and graduated from same in 1999. Jodie Sweetin then went on to attend Chapman University where she studied Liberal Arts, graduating in 2005. 

Her ethnicity includes English and Native American.

Jodie Sweetin Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce, Affair

Jodie Sweetin dated Los Angeles Police officer Shaun Holguin. She married her boyfriend Holguin on 27 July 2002, at the age of 20. The wedding was attended by close friends, colleagues, and family. Sweetin’s co-star Candace Cameron served as the matron of honor. All seemed to be fine between the couple but they announced their divorce on 23 February 2006.

A year later, she met Cody Herpin, a film transportation coordinator, and started dating him in May 2007. Only 2 months later, they tied the knot on July 2007. The couple was blessed with a daughter named Zoie Laurelmae Herpin on April 12, 2008. This marriage too did not last and their divorce was finalized on April 20, 2010.

Source: Page Six (Jodie Sweetin, Morty Coyle, and daughters)

Shortly after Jodie Sweetin’s second divorce, her representatives confirmed that she was pregnant with her boyfriend Morty Coyle’s child. This was only 10 days after the divorce was finalized! Their daughter was born on August 31, 2010, and named her Beatrix Carlin Sweetin Coyle. In January 2011, the affair turned into an engagement. 

Sweetin and Coyle married on March 15, 2012, in Beverly Hills. Only a year later, in June 2013, she filed for divorce which was finalized on 6 September 2016. Like many other divorces, their divorce was long and nasty. The actress was ordered to take a drug test and pay ex-husband Coyle $2,800 per month in child support until Beatrix Carlin Sweetin-Coyle turns 18, marries, dies, or becomes emancipated.

Sweetin dated Justin Hodak, a recovering drug addict, and announced their engagement on January 22, 2016. But they soon separated on March 24, 2017.

Currently, she is dating Mescal Wasilewski, which she announced on Valentine’s day of 2018. A source added that they had been dating since November 2017. The couple got engaged in January 2022.

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Source: People (Jodie Sweetin and Mescal Wasilewski)

Jodie Sweetin Career

Early Days

Jodie Sweetin started her career very young. At the age of 4, she appeared in a hot dog commercial.  In 1987, at 5 years old, she landed her debut role in the sitcom Valerie as Pamela. The same year she landed her breakthrough role of Stephanie Tanner in the sitcom Full House as Pamela. She played the role until it ended in 1995.

She also did some acting while in high school. She had performed a musical with actor Matthew Morrison. Sweetin later shared that she was told not to talk about her adoption publicly so that people would think she was forced into acting.

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Films, Series

Years after, she finished college and returned to Television as a host of the Fuse dance competition show Pants-Off Dance-Off. Jodie Sweetin also starred in Small Bits of Happiness, Port City (2009), Redefining Love (2009), Can't Get Arrested (2011), Singled Out (2012), Hollywood Darlings (2017). 

In 2015 it was announced that she would reprise the role of Stephanie Tanner in the Full House spin-off series Fuller House. On March 2, 2016, it was announced that Jodie Sweetin will compete on Dancing with the Stars for season 22. She was partnered up with professional dancer Keo Motsepe and they finished up in sixth place.

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Source: Glamour (Jodie Sweetin with her Full House co-stars Bob Saget, John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure, Dave Coulier, Mary-Kate Olsen/ Ashley Olsen)

Jodie Sweetin Drug, Alcohol abuse

Sweetin revealed she started to drink alcohol when she was just 14 years old, shortly after Full House wrapped. She soon started to use ecstasy, methamphetamine, crack, etc for the next 15 years. 

In a guest appearance on Good Morning America on February 1, 2006, she talked about her addiction to meth, which shocked her fans. She finally got sober in 2008.

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In 2009, she published a memoir called unSweetined. In it, she wrote about growing up in front of the camera, drug abuse, and getting sober. She wrote, “I probably had two bottles of wine, and I was only 14. That first drink gave me the self-confidence I had been searching for my whole life. But that set the pattern of the kind of drinking that I would do. At the time I started doing the hard drugs, the methamphetamine and coke and stuff, it was a lot easier to hide than drinking.”

She also wrote about the time when she almost accidentally killed her daughter followed by an investigation by child services,

“That was the big rock bottom. I not only put myself in danger but also my daughter, who I loved more than anything. I felt terrible."

Now, she is a clinical logistics coordinator at a Los Angeles drug rehab center, having completed a degree as a drug and alcohol counselor.

Source: popculture (Jodie Sweetin on the set of Fuller House)

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Jodie Sweetin Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Sweetin is estimated to be around $2 million while her monthly salary/income is $700 thousand.

Jodie Sweetin Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Jodie Sweetin is followed by over a million followers.

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