• Benjamin Sanov is the son of Alison Ann Sweeney, a famous American actress, director and TV show host.
• He is a high school student in Los Angeles, plays soccer and runs track.
• He is highly secretive about his love life, with various rumors circulating the internet about his current relationship status.
• He is physically active, with his favorite hobbies being cycling and skateboarding.
• His mother Alison has appeared in over 30 films and TV shows and won several awards.


Who is Benjamin Sanov?

Benjamin was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 25 February 2005 – his zodiac sign is Pisces, and he holds American nationality. He’s a high school student, probably only known for being the son of Alison Ann Sweeney, a famous American actress, director and TV show host.

Early life and education

Benjamin is being raised in Los Angeles alongside his younger sister Megan Sanov, born on 12 January 2009, by their mother and their father David Sanov, a Californian highway patrol officer.

Benjamin became interested in acting when he was around six years old, mostly because he was motivated by his mother and wanted to follow in her footsteps.

He was a member of his elementary school’s drama club, and appeared in a couple of plays performed there, however, even though Benjamin wanted to try and audition for roles in movies and TV series, his parents urged him to instead focus on his education.

He began attending a local high school in 2019 and is physically quite active there, as he plays soccer for the school team, while he also runs track. Benjamin should be matriculating in 2023, and it’s believed that he’s going to pursue a college degree.

Benjamin’s career

Benjamin is yet to launch his career, however, some of his mother’s fans believe that he will eventually pursue a career as an athlete.

Love life and relationships

Benjamin’s highly secretive when it comes to sharing the details of his love life with his fans, and hasn’t spoken of any girls (or boys) whom he has perhaps been with. This is mostly why there are various rumors circulating the internet today, concerning his sexual orientation and current relationship status.

Some of his fans believe that he’s today in a relationship with his high school sweetheart, as the two have apparently been spotted spending time together on a number of occasions, however, no evidence has been provided to support these claims, nor has Benjamin addressed these rumors.

There are also those who believe him to be gay, claiming that this is why Benjamin hasn’t mentioned the girls whom he has dated, but this hasn’t been confirmed either.

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As of June 2022, Benjamin seems to be unattached.

Hobbies and other interests

Benjamin is physically highly active, as it’s important for his dream of becoming a professional athlete to stay in shape; he has recently begun working out at the gym, and is also following a strict diet, meaning that he avoids eating sweets and fast food.

Benjamin’s a huge lover of animals, with horses and giraffes being his favorites; he has two pet dogs.

Summer is his favorite season, mostly because he likes to play beach soccer and volleyball, but also because he enjoys swimming in the ocean.

Benjamin’s a fan of Disney movies – his favorite is “Wreck-It Ralph”. He also likes to watch Hollywood movies in his spare time, and his favorite actor and actress are Johnny Depp and Scarlett Johansson, while a couple of his favorite films include the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “Edward Scissorhands” and “Lost in Translation”.

He enjoys spending time outdoors with his friends, and is keen on cycling and skateboarding.

Age, height and net worth

Benjamin’s age is 17. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) and he weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).

As of June 2022, he doesn’t have his own independent wealth, but his mother’s net worth has been estimated at over $9 million.

Who is his mother Alison?

Alison was born in Los Angeles on 19 September 1976 – her zodiac sign is Virgo, and she holds American nationality. She’s appeared in more than 30 movies and TV series, while she’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of the supporting character Sami Brady in one of the longest-running series in the US, “Days of Our Lives”. It was created by Irna Phillips and Ted Corday, today stars Deidre Hall and Kristian Alfonso, and follows the people living in the city of Salem; the series has been airing since 1965 (Alison joined the cast in 1987) and has won 232 of the 758 awards for which it’s been nominated, including four Primetime Emmy nominations. Alison has appeared in more than 3,500 episodes.

She was raised in Los Angeles alongside her two brothers, by their parents of Irish descent. Alison became interested in acting when she was around five years old, and was seven when she made her debut TV series appearance, by playing Lyla in the 1984 episode “The Wrong Stuff” of the action crime drama “Simon & Simon”. The following couple of years saw her appear in an episode of various series, such as the family comedy “Webster”, the comedy drama “St. Elsewhere” and the adventure family drama “The Magical World of Disney”.

She gained recognition in 1988, when cast to play Rosie Tobin in the comedy series “Family Man”, then in 1989 and 1990, Alison played Christy McCray in the comedy series “A Brand New Life”.

She spent the 2000s focused mostly on shooting for “Days of Our Lives”, and thus appeared in only four movies and TV series, including the 2001 episode “The One with Joey’s Award” of the romantic comedy series “Friends”, and the 2004 episode “Old Enough to Fight” of the historical family series “American Dreams”.

Between 2015 and 2017, Alison played the lead character Hannah Swensen in the crime mystery mini-series “Murder, She Baked”, created by Nancey Silvers, and which also starred Barbara Niven and Cameron Mathison. It follows bakery owner Hannah, who enjoys solving murders in her spare time.

A couple of Alison’s most recent roles have been in the romantic movie “Time for Them to Come Home for Christmas” and the  drama film “Days of Our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas” both in 2021, and the 2022 romantic movie “The Wedding Veil”.

She has won nine of the 19 awards for which she has been nominated; her wins include a 2002 Daytime Emmy Special Fan Award for America’s Favorite Villain, a 2003 Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Daytime Serial, and a 2005 Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress, all for her performance in “Days of Our Lives”.

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