|Real Name:||Alyssa Jayne Milano|
|Birthday:||December 19, 1972|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Occupation:||American Actress, Producer, Author, Political Activist|
Alyssa Milano is an American actress, producer, and singer. Many people recognize her as a political activist. Alyssa re-launched the MeToo movement. And she managed to do it by using her popularity and fame as an actress. Alyssa portrayed Phoebe Halliwell in Charmed, her most famous role to date. How much is Alyssa Milano’s fortune?
Born in 1972, Alyssa played a role in a couple of television shows and movies. But she is also a singer with successful hit songs. Let’s take a look at Alyssa Milano’s wealth, career journey, earnings, and success.
Born in December 1972, in Brooklyn, Alyssa is a daughter of a fashion designer and talent manager. Her mother, Lin Milano, worked as a talent manager, while her father, Thomas M. Milano, is a film and music editor. Alyssa has Italian heritage, along with her brother Cory.
Alyssa grew up as a Roman Catholic. Young Milano started her career at the age of 7. At that point, her babysitter, without telling her parents, took her to an audition for one of the four parts in the national touring company of Annie. Among 1,500 girls, she made the cut. Alyssa took part in the tour and traveled the country for 18 months. Her mother accompanied her.
Following her return to New York, she started appearing in commercials and performed in off-Broadway productions. She played a role in the first American adaptation of Jane Eyre.
She made her movie debut in the coming-of-age drama Old Enough in August 1984. The film made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival, winning First Prize.
She then auditioned for the role of the daughter on the sitcom Who’s the Boss. She won the role, prompting her family to move to Los Angeles and stay close together. The show premiered in September 1984.
During the time on the show, she forged a close relationship with co-star Tony Danza. And at the age of 12, she appeared in Commando, portraying the daughter of John Matrix. Arnold Schwarzenegger portrayed the main role.
In the early 1990s, she signed a five-album record deal with Japanese producers. She describes her albums as “bubblegum pop”. They scored platinum certification in the country, but Milano later criticized their musical quality.
In 1993, she produced a teen workout video, Teen Steam. The video achieved international success and fame, and because of her music career, she spent a lot of time on the road. During this period, she also wrote a weekly column, From Alyssa, With Love, for the teen magazine Teen Machine. At the time, she said she has no interest in pursuing a music career in the US.
Alyssa had an interesting role in the 1992 independent movie, Where the Day Takes You. She portrayed a teenage prostitute. The movie received tons of positive critical reception.
During the 1990s, Milano auditioned for nearly every movie role in her age bracket. She even auditioned for B movies, trying to shed the “nice girl” persona. To do that, she appeared nude in erotic movies targeted at adults.
In 1996, producers of Melrose Place offered her the role of Jennifer Mancini. They believed she is the perfect choice. And Alyssa played the role to perfection but left early in season seven.
In 1998, Alyssa got the role of Phoebe Halliwell, one of the three lead characters on Charmed. During season four, she and co-star Holly Marie Combs started working as producers as well. The show ran for eight seasons, and still has reruns on television.
During the early 2000s, she played Eva Savelot in MCI Inc. commercials for the company’s 1-800-COLLECT campaign.
In the late 2000s, Alyssa released her signature Touch line of team apparel for female baseball fans. She started running a Major League Baseball blog. There, she wrote, but also sold her signature line of team apparel.
By the 2010s, Milano appeared in a couple of comedy movies, including Hall Pass and New Year’s Eve. In 2013, she created the comic book series Hacktivist. Written by Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly, the comic explores the modern world of hacking and global activism.
In 2013, she reunited with Holly on the ABC drama series Mistresses. In 2017 and 2018, she played a role in the Netflix comedy series: Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later and Insatiable.
During her career, Alyssa had a couple of relationships and marriages. She dated Corey Haim from 1987 to 1990. In 1993, she got engaged to actor Scott Wolf, only to break off the engagement the following year. Years later, she revealed she had two abortions during her time with Wolf.
In December 2008, she started dating David Bugliari. They got married in August 2009, and live in New Jersey. They have a son and a daughter.
Alyssa Milano often voices her concerns about topics valuable to her. In the late 1980s, she organized a party and fundraiser for AIDS awareness. In October 2004, she participated in a UNICEF campaign for South African women and children with AIDS. In 2007, she appeared in an advertisement for PETA, advocating vegetarianism.
And in 2017, she re-launched the MeToo Movement.
Alyssa Milano played a role in a couple of iconic TV Shows, most namely, Charmed. But she also earns money from her other ventures. She has 83 credits as an actress. At the peak of her time on Charmed, she earned more than $90,000 per episode.
Milano also has 11 credits as a producer and 4 soundtrack credits. The American actress, producer, and singer earns money from various sources. As of November 2020, Alyssa Milano’s wealth is more than $10 million.
During her career, she graced the cover of many magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Cleo, Veronica, Maxim, FHM, and more. Milano also appeared in pictorials for Playboy, High Society, and more.