An actress of huge renown, Sammi Hanratty has been a known face on TV for over a decade and counting. She first hit it big in the acting scene at a young age when she starred in The Suite Life of Zack & Cordy. A String of teen films followed which you may have watched more than once. They include Shameless, The Greening of Whitney Brown, the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and more.
Who is Sammi Hanratty and How Old is She?
A native of Scottsdale, Arizona, Samantha Lynne, who would become better known around the globe as Sammi was born on the 20th of September 1995. She comes from a family of five, having two brothers and two sisters (Ash Hanratty and Danielle Hanratty) who have also captured movie and TV audiences alike. Ash is known for performing in Takers, TV series Law & Order, as well as I, am Legend. Danielle played in action-drama Unit in which Sammi also played. The last child of her parents, Sammi grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and attended Desert Trails Elementary School. Her family later moved to Los Angeles when she was two years.
Motivated from an early stage to be a star, Sammi started her career in showbiz as a child. At the outset of her career, she gigged in different on-air advertisements for popular products including Pringles, Build-a-bear, and McDonald’s. She was even nicknamed Pringles girl at that time for appearing in two commercials for the brand.
Movies and TV Shows
At age 10, she launched a successful acting career, playing Andele on the TV sitcom Passions. Her distinctive acting style gained her roles in famous TV sitcoms including Charmed, Last Laugh, House, Drake & Josh the same year.
She also played a string of remarkable roles on different TV series including recurring roles in Hello Sister, Desperation, Goodbye Life, The Unit which she played with her sister Danielle, The Suite Life of Zack $ Cody, among others.
For performing outstandingly in Hello Sister and Goodbye Life, Sammi was nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV movie, Miniseries or Special – Young Actress in 2007. Her performance in The Suite Life of Zack $ Cody also found her enormous applaud when she was voted Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series twice. The same year, Sammi climbed up the prestigious ladder all the more when she landed her first lead role in An American Girl: Charissa Stands Strong.
A star who consistently refuses to be assigned to a particular category, Sammi’s acting career cuts across many divisions. In 2006, Sammi made her big-screen debut playing an unidentified bit part in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. She also proved her versatility recently by taking up roles in big-screen projects such as The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006) and Boogeyman (2007).
The success of these films gained her a spot as the main cast in The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011). More recently, she picked a role as Kassidi Gallagher on Shameless (2017).
Meet Sammi Hanratty’s Boyfriend
It has somehow been brushed under the carpet but Sammi dated actor Ryan Ochoa in 2002. Their romance lasted seven years, ending in 2009. After their breakup, Sammi gave us the idea that she doesn’t want to try another relationship but that changed in 2016 when she fell in love with a YouTube gamer, Lucas Watson.
Lucas Watson owns a flourishing YouTube channel named speedyw03. The YouTuber is known for posting funny gaming videos. He also shares Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto tolling pranks.
Height and Others Facts About Sammi Hanratty
Sammi Hanratty has admirable film credits and has worked with some of the most memorable figures in Hollywood. With such achievements, it shouldn’t be startling that she has already made a good fortune for herself. Her net worth is estimated at $3 million.
Sammi has a series of tattoo designs inked on her right finger, wrist, and ankle. She tattooed a large black dragonfly on her left ankle in honor of her parents. She also has an eagle at the back of her ear and a green four-leaf clove stamped on her elbow. Floral vines are also part of the art she flaunts on her body.
She Is A Philanthropist
Sammi is an active philanthropist. She supports vital organizations that work for the benefits of children. Some of the organizations include DoSomething.org, Children Affected by AIDS, and Starlight Children’s Foundation.
Sammi Hanratty appears bigger in most of her films that sometimes might come off as someone above 5ft 5in tall but the actress is petite. She is 5ft 1in tall and weighs 53kg.