Who is Sasha Alexander?
Sasha Alexander, originally named Suzana Drobnjakovic, is a renowned American actress. Born on 17th May 1973 in Los Angeles, California, Sasha is best known for her roles in films like “Yes Man” (2008) and “He’s Just Not That Into You” (2009), as well as for portraying Gretchen Witter in the TV series “Dawson’s Creek.” On a personal note, Sasha is married to Edoardo Ponti and together they have two children. As of 2023, her net worth was estimated at $20 million.
She is among that actress whose performances have always been waited with lots of anticipation. She is praised for the portrayal of characters in Creek and NCIS. Currently, she portrays Helene Runyon on Shameless.
Quick Facts About Sasha Alexander
|Name||Sasha Alexander (Original Name: Suzana Drobnjaković)|
|Date of Birth||17th of May, 1973|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Children||Lucia Sofia Ponti (2006) & Leonardo Fortunato Ponti (2010)|
|Net Worth||$20 million dollars|
Early Life (Personal Life)
Alexander was born with birth name Suzana S. Drobnjakovic on 17th of May 1973 in Los Angeles, California. She was very active in many of the school productions and continued to participate throughout her school life. During those days, she was ice skater but quit soon because of an injury on her knee.
Career and Education
Alexander completed graduation from School of Cinema-TV of the University of Southern California. Sasha journey began in the cinematic industry since 1997 and there is no stopping. Her initial roles were on Visceral Matter and Battle of the Sexes. She has her debut TV appearance as Jesse Presser in TV series, Wasteland. She gained exposure along with recognition through Creek which accumulated praises. Sasha appeared alongside with Jim Carrey in the movie, Yes Man. The most recent works are seen on, Celebrity Name Game, Rizzoli & Isles, The Girl from Nagasaki and Tiffani. Currently, she has a recurring role as Helene Runyon in Shameless. She has won the People’s Choice Awards on Favorite Cable TV Actress for a character in the Rizzoli & Isles.
More of her credits are, Greg the Bunny, Lucky 13 as Susie, All Over the Guy, Friends, and Greg the Bunny. She has the long career ahead and is admired by the critics as well as the people of all around. Maybe because of this, Alexander is among the highest paid actresses in the world.
Sasha’s parents’ details are not disclosed. She has an ancestry of Serbian, she was born to an Italian father and a Serbian mother. She holds dual nationality, American and Serbian. Some of her family lived in Italy due to which she can speak Serbian and Italian fluently.
Relationship and Affairs
Sasha Alexander is a married woman. She had her first marriage to Luka Pecel, however, it was declared invalid. On 11th August 2007, she married Edoardo Ponti in Geneva, Switzerland. Her husband is a director.
The couple is blessed with two kids, Lucia Sofia Ponti, and Leonardo Fortunato.
Net worth and Salary
Sasha Alexander has an estimated net worth of $20 million. She has been earning from acting in movies and TV series. She currently has less than 40 credits in movies. Moreover, she also owns her own perfume “With Love from Sash”. She is the face of Cover Girl cosmetics and has own brand of Vodka. This has added to increase her net worth.
Wiki and Facts
Alexander is best friends with actress Jessica Capshaw. She keeps herself fit through dancing. She has the perfect height of 5 feet 5 inch. She is the social media Ambassador for the famous SAG Award. She can be followed on her social accounts, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. You can explore more by referring to her wiki and bio available.
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