Who is Kristian Alfonso?
Kristian-Joy Alfonso, also known as Kristian Alfonso, is a multidimensional American actress, former figure skater, and fashion model. She was born on September 5, 1963.
She has played Hope Williams Brady on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives since 1983, and this is her most well-known role.
Kristian Alfonso began her skating career as a singles and pairs competitor. She later made the switch to modeling, showing up in Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, among other publications.
She obtained her breakout role on Days of Our Lives in 1983, a position she has held for more than 30 years. Kristian Alfonso has had appearances in a variety of movies and television programs in addition to her role on Days of Our Lives.
Kristian Alfonso Early Life
Kristian Alfonso was created in Brockton, Massachusetts, on September 5, 1963. Gino Alfonso is her father, while Joanne Alfonso is her mother. She has a mixed ancestry.
Both of her Italian-American grandparents come from Sicily and Calabria. Lisa Alfonso, Kristian Alfonso’s older sister, thinks that they share a lot of similarities.
Kristian Alfonso Education
At Brockton High School, Kristian Alfonso completed her high school education. She enrolled at Massasoit Community College after finishing high school to finish her education there.
Kristian Alfonso Career
At the Junior Olympic Figure Skating Championships, Kristian Alfonso, who began as a figure skater, won the gold medal. After a sledding injury put an end to her skating career at age 13, she started modeling.
She had been featured on the covers of more than 30 magazines by the time she was 15 years old, including Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. In the 1981 movie The Starmaker, in which she starred alongside Rock Hudson, she made her television debut.
When Kristian Alfonso was hired in April 1983 for the contract role of Hope Williams on the serial opera Days of Our Lives, her career really took off. Characters Hope and Bo Brady rose to fame as a pair (played by Peter Reckell).
Kristian Alfonso departed in 1987, returned for a short while in 1990, and then permanently left in 1994. The whole Days of Our Lives cast was confirmed to have been released from their contracts in November 2019. In February 2020, she returned to the serial opera.
When the soap opera’s production was halted due to the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States five months later, Kristian Alfonso declared that she was leaving the role of Hope and would not be reprising it.
Kristian Alfonso Personal Life
In 1987, Kristian Alfonso wed Simon Macauley; the couple was together for ten years before divorcing. In October 1990, Gino Macauley, their son, was born.
Jack Daggenhurst was born to Kristian Alfonso and Danny Daggenhurst on October 6, 2001.
Kristian Alfonso Net Worth
Kristian Alfonso has an estimated net worth of US$5 million. She is best known for her roles in soap operas such as Days of Our Lives.
In addition to her work in front of the camera, she has also ventured into the business world. She has launched her own line of jewelry and home decor.
Kristian Alfonso‘s net worth is largely the result of her successful career in acting and modeling.
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