Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano

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Alyssa Milano is an American actress, activist, producer, and singer. Alyssa Milano is famous for her role in television series, ‘Charmed’ and ‘Romantically Challenged’. Similarly, she has starred for her roles as Samantha Micelli in Who’s the Boss?, Jennifer Mancini in Melrose Place, Phoebe Halliwell in Charmed and many more.

Early Life and Childhood

Alyssa Jayne Milano was born on 19th December 1972 and is 47 years old. Her zodiac sign is Saggitauras. Likewise, Alyssa was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York. She is American by nationality, belongs to the white ethnic group and follows Roman Catholic. Alyssa has Italian ancestry. Similarly, she is the daughter of film-music editor Thomas M. Milano and fashion designer and talent manager, Lin Milano. Likewise, she also has a brother named Cory who is younger than her.

Ever since childhood, Alyssa was fond of playing the piano and flute. Similarly, her favorite sport is baseball and has been a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Furthermore, Reflecting upon her educational background, Alyssa studied at Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, California.

Career

Alyssa started her career in acting at the age of seven. Her debut movie was ‘Annie’. Moreover, she started performing in off-Broadway Theatre and Television commercials since a very young age. Likewise, Alyssa also played in the movie ‘Old Enough’. Similarly, at the age of 10, she worked in a television comedy, ‘Who’s the Boss?’ Alyssa shared the screen with Katherine Helmond, Judith Light, Tony Danza. Additionally, after the success, Alyssa moved to Hollywood to pursue her career in acting.

Likewise, during the early days of career, Alyssa worked in many theatre productions like ‘Tender Offer’, ‘All Night Long’, ‘Jane Eyre’ and ‘Butterflies are Free’. These all polished her skills in acting. Furthermore, in 1985 Alyssa did another movie named ‘Commando’ with her co-actor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Moreover, this movie was an R-rated action movie. And as she was quite young at that time she felt very scared of the acting performances and the weapons used in the movie.

However, Alyssa has faced many critics during her acting career too. In the year 1986 when she was 14 years old, she played in a children film called ‘The Canterville Ghost’. In the movie, she had starred the opposite of John Gielgud. Her performance was not appreciated much and also received some dishonoring review from the ‘Vanity’ magazine.

Carrer after 1986

Fortunately, her many roles are well appreciated and also her acting is liked by the audience very much. Alyssa played in an independent movie ‘Where the Day Takes You’ in the year 1992. In this movie, she played the role of a homeless prostitute and was very much liked by the audience with good viewers rating. Likewise, Alyssa has worked with her co-actor Brian Bloom in many movies together. They have played in movies like ‘Crash Courses’ and ‘Dance ’til Dawn’ beside ‘Who’s the Boss?’. Likewise, she has also played in romantic series and movies like, ‘Romantically Challenged’ and ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’.

Besides this Alyssa has played a very controversial movie, ‘Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story’. This movie was about a stereotypical teenager who becomes an actor after growing up. Moreover, her career took a milestone when she played in the movie ‘Hugo Pool’. She achieved mass admiration from her fans.

However, after this Alyssa could not find much work in movies then she returned to television. She played in many television series like, ‘Jennifer Macini’, ‘Melrose Plase’, ‘Spin City’ and ‘Phoebe Halliwell’. Additionally, Alyssa played in TV-movie named ‘Pathlogy’ too. Besides limiting TV serials and movies, she also did many TV commercials.

Throughout the career, Alyssa has starred opposite many famous actors and actress.  She has played in a comedy movie, ‘Hall Pass’ along with Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate, and Owen Wilson. Furthermore, Alyssa has also played in the famous Netflix comedy series, ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Years Later’ and ‘Insatiable’. In 2020, she will be appearing in a recurring role on the Quibi comedy The Now.

Activism

In the year 1980, Alyssa met a schoolboy who is also her fan named Ryan White. He was diagnosed with AIDS. However, she attended a big party for him and also sat hours with him making a bracelet. Additionally, she appeared on ‘The Phil Donahue Show’ along with Ryan and kissed him in other to show that casual contact will not transmit any disease.

Furthermore, she attended UNICEF’s, ‘Trick or Treat’ campaign as the national spokesperson and raised approximately $50,000 for the children and women affected by AIDS in South Africa.  Moreover, Alyssa became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for the United States of America and worked for HIV-positive women and war-affected women in various parts of America.

Likewise, Alyssa also supports PETA and advertises in advocating vegetarianism. Moreover, she has also been actively supporting social and political issues.

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Caption: Alyssa in activism. Source: Instagram

Net worth

Alyssa has accumulated quite a wealth throughout her career. Her net worth is $12 million, likewise, her net worth is influenced by being an actress, producer, and singer. However, there is no information regarding her asset value.

Relationship

Reflecting upon her relationship status, Alyssa is married to actor David Bugliari. The couple has two adorable children. Their eldest son is Milo Thomas Bugliari who was born on 31st August 2011, and their youngest daughter Elizabeth Dylan Bugliari was born 4th September 2014. The two started dating in 2007 and married on 15th August 2009. However, she had been in numerous relationships in the past.

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Caption: Alyssa with her husband. Source: Instagram.

Body Measurement and Social media

She has a height of 5 feet 2 inches (62 inches) and weighs 61 kgs. Likewise, Alyssa has a fair complexion with dark brown hair color and dark brown eyes color. Similarly, her body measurement is 37-24-33 wears a dress size of 8 (US) or 40 (EU) and shoe size 6 (US) or 36.5 (EU).

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Caption: Alyssa posing for a picture: Source: Instagram

Reflecting upon her social media presence, Alyssa is quite active on Instagram and Twitter. Her Instagram account is @milano_alyssa and has 2.8 million followers. Similarly, Alyssa joined Twitter in March 2009 with @Alyssa_Milano 3.6 million followers.