Sasha Alexander - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 8, 2022
|Best Known For:||Dawson's Creek (TV series)|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Born on :||May 17, 1973 (age 50)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Mother's Name:||Dobrila Pavlovich|
Alexander Drobnjakovic (brother)
|University:||University of Southern California|
|Married Date:||August 11, 2007|
|Husband's Name:||Edoardo Ponti|
Lucia Sofia Ponti (daughter)
|Height:||1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)|
|Weight:||57 kg (125.66 lb)|
|Shoe Size:||8.5 US|
|Dress Size:||6 US|
|Breast Size:||35 inch|
|Waist Size:||26 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
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Who is Sasha Alexander?
Sasha Alexander is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is best known for starring in Dawson's Creek as Gretchen, Yes Man, He's Just Not That Into You, NCIS as Caitlin Todd, and Rizzoli & Isles as Maura Isles.
Sasha Alexander – Age, Parents, Siblings
Sasha Alexander’s birth took place on May 17, 1973, in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was born Suzana Drobnjakovic to her mother Dobrila Pavlovich while the identity of her father who died of cancer in 2007 is not known. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, brother Alexander Drobnjakovic.
young Sasha Alexander (Image: Instagram)
Following high school graduation, Sasha Alexander was educated at the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television and was a member of the sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. She also studied at London's Royal Shakespeare Company.
Her ethnicity is Serbian.
Sasha Alexander – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Sasha Alexander married her boyfriend Luka Pecel on 18, 1999 but the marriage was later annulled. She went on to date Alasdair King 2004 and Spencer Smith.
On August 11, 2007, she married director Edoardo Ponti in Geneva, Switzerland. With her husband, she has two children – daughter Lucia Sofia Ponti (born in 2006) and son Leonardo Fortunato Ponti (born in 2010). Currently, the couple is living a blissful marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.
Sasha Alexander and Edoardo Ponti with their children (Image: Pinterest - posted July 2018)
Sasha Alexander – Career
Alexander’s interest in acting started while still a student in seventh grade and continued acting through high school and college. She had moved to New York to act in summer stock and Shakespeare festivals.
Her debut role was in the 1997 film Visceral Matter as Karen Chambers followed by roles in the film Twin Falls Idaho (1999), and TV series Wasteland (1999) as Jesse Presser. Finally, in 2000 she was cast as Gretchen Witter in season 4 of Dawson's Creek. Through the role, she achieved widespread media attention, and is her breakthrough role.
Sasha Alexander in Dawson's Creek (Image: IMDb)
Over the course of her career spanning over two decades, Sasha Alexander has starred in dozens of movies and TV series. She has had appearances in the movies Mission: Impossible III (2006), Yes Man (2008), He's Just Not That Into You (2009), Bernard and Huey (2017), and Dangerous Lies (2020).
Alexander’s work is much more prominent in TV series. She is well known for starring in Presidio Med (2002), NCIS (2003-2005; 2012-2015), Rizzoli & Isles (2010-2016), Shameless (2015-2016), Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons (2020), among others.
Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander in Rizzoli & Isles (Image: ATRESPlayer)
Sasha Alexander – Awards, Nominations
Alexander has been awarded 2016’s People's Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Actress.
Sasha Alexander – Net Worth, Salary
Her net worth is estimated to be around $20 million while the figure for her annual salary is not known.
Sasha Alexander – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Sasha Alexander is followed by several hundred thousand followers and counting.
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