Sammi Hanratty is an American actress who rose to fame after playing the lead female role of Chrissa Maxwell in the film An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong in 2009.
Sammi made a name for herself in the entertainment industry by appearing in numerous major projects. Additionally, she is best known for starring as Young Chuck in the ABC TV series Pushing Daisies. She portrayed her character from 2007 to 2009 and earned much praise.
The rising star began her career in 2005 with a TV role and then continued appearing in films and television series. Her outstanding performances in TV shows earned her three Young Artist Award nominations and other accolades.
Sammi Hanratty Biography
|Date of Birth:
|Sep 20, 1995
|28 years old
|4 ft 5 in (1.37 m)
|Actor, Singer, Voice Actor
|United States of America
Samantha Lynne Hanratty was (born on September 20, 1995), in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States. She is the youngest child of her parents and grew up with two older sisters, Danielle Hanratty and Ash. Sammi’s sister Danielle is an actress as well.
After spending a few years in Arizona, Sammi moved to Los Angeles in 1997 with her family. While growing up, she found herself in a cyberbullying problem several times in life. Sammi graduated from Laurel Springs School in California.
In 2005, Sammi began her acting career by appearing in season 1 of the soap opera Passions, in which she played the role of Adele in episode 1410. She followed this up by playing Wendy in an episode of Charmed.
That same year, she had a couple of guest roles in episodes of TV shows, including Drake & Josh, House, and more. In 2006, she guest starred in episodes of CSI: NY, Hello Sister, Goodbye Life, and MADtv.
From 2006 to 2009, she had the starring role of Jen Gerhardt alongside her sister Danielle in the action drama series The Unit. Aside from the TV series, Sammi made her film debut as a British girl in the 2006 film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.
Later that year, she was cast in the comedy movie The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause. In 2007, she got the role of Young Laura in Boogeyman 2 before appearing in the film Hero Wanted a year later. From 2006 to 2007, she portrayed the recurring role in seasons 2 and 3 of the American sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
Sammi Hanratty had a big break in her career when she landed the recurring role as Young Charlotte “Chuck” Charles in the ABC series Pushing Daisies. She appeared in six episodes of the series between 2007 and 2008.
Sammi found great exposure in 2009 after being cast as Chrissa Maxwell in the TV film An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong. She followed this up by appearing in three movies that year, including Finding Bliss, Within, and A Christmas Carol.
In 2010, the actress showed her acting skills in two movies: the fantasy comedy Jack and the Beanstalk and the thriller Kalamity. From then on, Sammi continued to star in one big film after another, including The Greening of Whitney Brown, The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone, Moms’ Night Out, and Bad Kids of Crestview Academy.
Before appearing in movies and TV shows, Sammi had modeling gigs as a child artist. She was offered to appear in numerous high-end commercials for brands including Real California Milk, Oil of Olay, Burger King, Pringles, Subaru, and Ocean Spray Craisins.
Then, StarPower announced that Sammi would be their newest ambassador for Starlight Children’s Foundation. Before long, she began representing the bully prevention awareness program known as BullyBust.org.
Despite all these activities, she tried her hand at music by releasing her first single, Finally a Teen, on YouTube. The actress again became spotlighted in 2021 after being cast in the hit Showtime series Yellowjackets. She has been appearing in the young version of Misty since 2021.
Personal Life and Relationship
Sammi Hanratty tied the knot with her boyfriend, Christian DeAnda, in November 2023 after being in a relationship for over three years.
The Yellow Jacket actress shares that she and Christian went on a hike for their first date and immediately felt that they were meant to be together for a long time. And now, after three years, they are starting their journey as a married couple.
- An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (Film, 2009)
- Pushing Daisies (Series, 2007 to 2009)
- Yellowjackets (Showtime series, 2021)
- 3 Young Artist Awards _ Nominations
Sammi Hanratty Net Worth
Sammi Hanratty, an American actress, has a net worth of $4 Million. She gained fame for portraying Chrissa Maxwell in the 2009 film An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong. With her exceptional acting skills, she has earned a lot of wealth through salaries, commercials, and brand endorsements.
How old is Sammi Hanratty?
She is currently 28 years old.
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