|Born||Samantha Rae Giancola
March 14, 1987
Hazlet, New Jersey, U.S.
|Other names||Sammi Sweetheart|
|Alma mater||William Paterson University|
|Occupation||Television personality, model|
|Known for||Jersey Shore|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
Samantha Rae Giancola (born March 14, 1987), also known as Sammi "Sweetheart", is an American television personality, model and actress. She first came to prominence as one of the eight main cast members in the MTV reality series Jersey Shore.
Early life & Personal life
Giancola was born in Hazlet, New Jersey to parents Al and Angela Giancola, who divorced in 2005. She is of Italian and Greek descent. Giancola was a four-year varsity soccer letter winner at Raritan High School. She majored in Sociology in William Paterson University where she was a midfielder on the university's women soccer team. She has two sisters, Nikki and Rachel Giancola.
Giancola became a part of MTV's hit reality show Jersey Shore in August 2009. The show premiered on December 4, 2009 with other seasons taking place in New Jersey, Miami, and Italy. Giancola made waves as being the needy, drama-obsessed girlfriend of "Ronnie," another character on the show. She is known as being particularly unlikeable amongst the group of unlikeable people The show is a hit and has made ratings history for MTV. All eight cast mates are getting paid $100,000 per episode as of season 4. She has since appeared with her cast mates on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Wendy Williams Show and Live with Regis and Kelly.
In 2011, Giancola launched her first perfume titled Dangerous along with Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi.
- Twitter. Mobile.twitter.com. Retrieved on 2012-07-10.
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- Sam Giancola - 2009 Women's Soccer, William Paterson Pioneers. Accessed June 26, 2013. "Prior to William Paterson: Was a four-year varsity letterwinner at Raritan H.S. and was named the team’s Most Improved Player."
- "Is this a romantic Situation? Jersey Shore star Mike steals a rooftop kiss from Snooki". dailymail.co.uk.
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- Brett, Jennifer (July 20, 2011). "J-Lo/Cameron Diaz movie starts filming, "Three Stooges" winds down". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved July 22, 2011.
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