Kristian-Joy Alfonso (born September 5, 1963), addressed as Kristian Alfonso, is a multifaceted American actress, former figure skater, and fashion model.
She is best known for her role as Hope Williams Brady on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives, which she has played since 1983.
Kristian Alfonso began her career as a figure skater, competing in singles and pairs. She then transitioned to modeling, appearing in magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.
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In 1983, she landed her breakthrough role on Days of Our Lives, which she has played for over three decades. Outside of her work on Days of Our Lives, Kristian Alfonso has appeared in a number of films and television shows.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Kristian-Joy Alfonso|
|Stage Name:||Kristian Alfonso|
|Born:||5 September 1963 (age 59 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Brockton, Massachusetts, United States|
|Parents:||Gino Alfonso, Joanne Alfonso|
|Husband • Spouse:||Danny Daggenhurst (m. 2001), Simon Macauley (m. 1987–1991)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Children:||Jack Daggenhurst, Gino Macauley|
|Occupation:||Actress • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||US$5 million|
Early Life & Education
On September 5, 1963, Kristian Alfonso was born in Brockton, Massachusetts, in the United States. Her father is called Gino Alfonso, and her mother is called Joanne Alfonso. She is of mixed origin.
Her grandparents, who are both Italian Americans, hail from Sicily and Calabria. Kristian Alfonso has an older sister named Lisa Alfonso, who claims she has much in common with her sister Lisa.
Kristian Alfonso received her high school education at Brockton High School. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at the Massasoit Community College to complete her studies.
Kristian Alfonso got married to Simon Macauley in 1987, and they were married for ten years before divorcing. They welcomed a son, Gino Macauley, in October 1990.
On October 6, 2001, Kristian Alfonso married Danny Daggenhurst and had a child named Jack Daggenhurst.
Kristian Alfonso started as a figure skater and won the gold medal at the Junior Olympic Figure Skating Championships. She began modeling at age 13 after a sledding accident ended her skating career.
By the time she was 15 years old, she had appeared on the covers of more than 30 magazines, including Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. She made her television debut in 1981, co-starring with Rock Hudson in A film titled The Starmaker.
Kristian Alfonso‘s career got off when she was hired in April 1983 for the contract role of Hope Williams on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. Bo Brady‘s character and Hope‘s character became a popular couple (played by Peter Reckell).
Kristian Alfonso left in 1987, made a brief comeback in 1990, and then left for good in 1994. In November 2019, it was revealed that the whole Days of Our Lives cast had been released from their contracts. She made a comeback to the serial opera in February 2020.
Five months later, Kristian Alfonso announced that she was departing the role of Hope and would not return when the soap opera’s production was interrupted because of the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States.
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.
- Instagram handle: @kristianalfonso
- Twitter handle: @kristianalfonso
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