Being a celebrity-couple comes with a lot of benefits, but also calls for much wisdom and consistency. Regardless, Adam and Jackie Sandler seem to handle it better than anyone else.
Not only are they one of the most admired couples in Hollywood, but seem to have lasted longer than most celebrity marriages. It is hard not to wonder what keeps them at bay. Could it be Sandler’s humor or Jackie’s jovial character? We will find out soon enough.
Sandler started off as a minor stand-up comedian but quickly rose to fame despite being fired from NBC– where he had his first reputable job; the Saturday Night Live (SNL) show. Currently, Adam is renowned as one of the best comedians of our time, with some even citing him as a reincarnation of Robin Williams.
Through top-grossing films such as Big Daddy, The Wedding singer, Mr. Deeds, Grown-ups and Hotel Transylvania franchise, he has inspired millions; both adults and children. Jackie has also had her fair share of glory in her career and in the show industry. However, she exploited her full potential when she got engaged to Forbes’ 4th highest paid actor in the world.
In this piece, we will take a deep dive in the life of Jackie Sandler and bring you up to speed with some of her untold truths.
She started chasing her dreams at a young age
Unlike most people, Jackie didn’t wait till after school to follow her passion and actualize her dreams. She was born in Coral Springs, Colorado on September 24th, 1974, to Lila Titone and dad- Joseph Titone. They were known to be supportive parents, up until their divorce when Jackie was still young. In turn, she spent the rest of her childhood with her mother.
Throughout her journey to fame, Mrs. Sanders does not disclose much about her childhood, so it is not known whether she has any siblings, but we believe her mother played a big role in encouraging her. During her high school life, Jackie focused on nurturing her passion for modeling.
Similarly, Adam is also a preserved person, despite his jumpy and talkative nature in movies. He is 8 years older than his wife and was brought up in New York, where he discovered his passion for acting. Due to this, he attended the New York University School of arts where he graduated in 1988. Who knew the two talented actors would later meet and fall in love?
With time, Jackie found herself knocking on all doors looking for promising opportunities. Soon enough she found one that could later help her connect to her husband to be.
She started off as a model but ended up as an actress
After completing her education at Majorly Stoneman Douglas High school, Jackie took the subtle risk of flying to Brazil in a bid to excel in her modeling career. Soon afterward, she caught the attention of many and found herself working for one bran.
This saw her rising to stardom in her niche, growing both nationally and internationally. In as much as she was stable as a model, she still had a long way to reach the success of fashion icons such as Miranda Kerr.
However, along the way, she was introduced to the show business, and suddenly her interests shifted from modeling to acting. By this time, Adam was one of the big names in Hollywood, primarily known for his incredible role in the Saturday Night Live Show; His stand-up comedy was on another level, and many directors wanted to work with him.
Jackie met Sandler on their first movie together
Introduced to acting by a friend and screenwriter Rob Schneider, Jackie took it upon herself to impress anyone she came across. This clearly gave her an upper-hand since she won the hearts of many movie producers.
She made her first appearance in Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, where she played a minor character called Sally. Here, she acted alongside big personalities such as William Forsythe and her friend Rob.
Following the success of this first movie, Rob gave in a good word about Jackie to Adam with whom he was also friends with. This led to them being on the first set together in the 1999 film Big Daddy, where Adam was both a lead actor and producer.
In the film, she portrays a music assistant as well as a waitress. Truly, this was just the beginning for the two. One year later, Jackie and Sandler had the opportunity to work together on the movie- Little Nicky (2000).
However, the two kept things professional until 2001, where they officially started dating.
She has featured in several other movies with Adam
Many speculate that Adam Sandler was one of Jackie’s favorite actors, meaning she was lucky to have established her foundation with someone she admired. Her big break came in 2002 when she featured in the movie- Eight Crazy nights, an animation produced by Adam.
Almost immediately after that, she played the role of a bartender in the comedy- Duplex, which rated fairly at the box office. Over the years, Jackie has acted alongside Adam, even though she has never been a lead actress.
During the filming of 50 first dates, Sandler insisted that Jackie should be in the cast, and the directors obliged gracefully since they didn’t want to see him leave. Clearly, he wanted to be with her at all times. Other movies by the Big Daddy actress include Bedtime stories, Just go with it, Blended, Hotel Transylvania, I pronounce you Chuck and Larry, and the 2019 movie- Murder Mystery starring her husband Adam.
On the whole, it is evident that Sandler has helped Jackie in more ways than anyone could have expected. This has helped her improve her ratings and widen her circle. For that, she loves him dearly.
She got married soon after meeting Sandler
Shortly after dating, the lovely duo decided to get engaged. The bond between them was too strong such that Jackie had to convert her religion (Christianity) to Judaism since Adam was a devout Jew.
This was an indicator that the two were on the same frequency. Not before long, the two tied the knot- on June 22nd 2003, barely 3 years after meeting. The beautiful ceremony was graced by celebrities Jennifer Anniston, Sharon Osborne, Dustin Hoffman and Rob Schneider.
Being a traditional Jewish ceremony, Jackie wore a modest but elegant Carolina Herrera gown with Spaghetti straps, while Adam rocked an Armani suit plus a white yarmulke. Funny enough, Adam’s bulldog- ‘Meatball’ played the best man and wore a suit similar to his.
The two said their vows happily at Dick Clark’s Oceanfront Estate. Even after a decade in the film industry, both are still madly in love with each other.
During a previous interview at the Oprah Winfrey show, Adam was asked whether his wife had a problem with him filming romantic scenes. He stated clearly how much Jackie was okay with it. In addition, she supposedly encourages him to get on top of his romance game, especially when filming scenes with Drew Barrymore, whom he has acted with frequently.
You have to hand it to them; Being married for over 15 years without scandals or infidelity cases is not only a sign of true love but a great example of trust and sheer commitment; something most people lack nowadays.
She has two beautiful kids with Sandler
Jackie and Sandler, who have previously portrayed parenting in movies, were bound to get some of their own sooner or later. In 2006, they got their first daughter- Sadie Madison Sandler in Los Angeles, and Sunny Madeline Sandler later in 2008. If you know the family, then you know Sadie resembles her mother and Sunny her father.
The family of four love pets and is renowned all over America mainly because of their love for acting. Sandler, being one of the greatest actors of the 21st century, has managed to influence his daughters to take after him. Sadie, at 13 years, has already appeared in Hotel Transylvania (as young Mavis), Grown Ups and Blended.
Sunny on the other hand, has made appearances in movies like Jack and Jill, Pixels, Just go with it and Blended. We look forward to seeing them nurture their talent and hopefully become as successful as their parents in the future.
Adam has previously joked in an interview with Ellen Degeneres, how he gets jumpy when Sadie talks about boys, but he understands it’s all part of growth.
The family lives in a $12 million mansion purchased from celebrity couple Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn. It is worth noting, Sandler and Jackie have other property and mansions all over the U.S.
Despite the wealth and fame, the couple has taught their kids to be humble. Together with their kids, they have been spotted in the streets of L.A severally, having a good time and interacting casually.
She has shown support to family and the society at large
Jackie’s dedication to acting and making the world a better place has helped her attain a total net worth of $5 million. We do expect this to increase since she still has some acting in her.
Her husband, on the other hand, has amassed $420 Million, mainly from his acting career and movie production company- Happy Madison Productions. In 2014, he landed himself a four-year deal with international streaming company Netflix, meaning he would get a higher viewership and better ratings.
In her time as an actress, Jackie has been featured in over 25 movies and Television shows, which have gotten both positive and negative criticism. All the same, she is a personality to watch out in the next 10 or 20 years.
Aside from acting and modeling, she has supported causes like the EB Medical Research Foundation and has helped strengthen women worldwide. Also, she has made donations together with Adam to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
When it comes to social media activity, Jackie is unfortunately nowhere to be found. Adam, who has over 5 million followers on Instagram has to maintain an active social media life for advertisement purposes. Despite the large fan base, he does not post anything related to his wife and kids.
As days go by, Jackie may need to get herself a social media handle, especially now that she is becoming more famous by the day.
There is much more in store for Jackie Sandler
Following Adam’s recent film- Murder Mystery which has rated high in the box office and Netflix, we believe there is much more in store for Jackie and her kids.
She has constantly shown the world the importance of dedication and though not a lead actress, she has remained consistent in the industry.
We hope to see more from her in the near future.