Alison Sweeney is an American actress and reality show host, born in 1976 in Los Angeles, California. She played the role of Samantha Brady on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives until 2014. Sweeney has won multiple Soap Opera Digest Awards as well as a Daytime Emmy Award. She became the host of the NBC reality show The Biggest Loser in 2007. Sweeney is married to David Sanov and the couple has two children.