Sammi Giancola

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Samantha Giancola
Born Samantha Rae Giancola
(1987-03-14) March 14, 1987 (age 28)
Hazlet, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Television personality, model
Years active 2009–present
Known for Jersey Shore

Samantha "Sammi" Rae Giancola (born March 14, 1987) 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[edit]

Giancola was born in Hazlet, New Jersey to parents Al and Angela Giancola, who divorced in 2005. She is of Italian and Greek descent.[1][2] Giancola was a four-year varsity soccer letter winner at Raritan High School.[3] She majored in Sociology at William Paterson University where she was a midfielder on the university's women soccer team.[3] She has two sisters, Nikki and Rachel Giancola. Back when Samantha was still studying at William Paterson University she helped her team win the Eastern College Athletic Conference’s Metro Tournament. Prior to William Paterson University, she was a four-year varsity letter winner at Raritan H.S. and was named the team’s Most Improved Player.[4]


Jersey Shore and Breakthrough[edit]

Giancola became a part of MTV's hit reality show Jersey Shore in August 2009. 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. Later in 2012, Giancola and her Jersey Shore co-stars appeared in the 2012 film of The Three Stooges.[5][6]


Year Production Role Notes
2012 The Three Stooges Sammi (as Samantha Giancola) DVD-film
2015 Here Without You Patty pre-production
Year Production Role Notes
2009-2012 Jersey Shore Herself Castmate
2012-2014 Snooki & JWOWW Herself Appeared in 4 episodes.
2013 Makeover Manor Herself Guest
2013 Project Runway Herself Guest


  1. ^ Twitter. Retrieved on 2012-07-10.
  2. ^ Jersey Shore Sammi And Deena On Live! With Kelly. Retrieved on 2012-07-10.
  3. ^ a b 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."
  4. ^ "William Paterson University Athletics - Sam Giancola - 2009 Women's Soccer". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  5. ^ Brett, Jennifer (July 18, 2011). "Fist pump! The Jersey Shore kids are here". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  6. ^ 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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