Kristian Alfonso Biography

Kristian Alfonso, born as Kristian-Joy Alfonso, is an American actress and fashion model. She gained fame for her role as Hope Williams Brady on the NBC drama series ‘Days of Our Lives’. With a successful career in both acting and modeling, Alfonso has worked with renowned brands and magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. Apart from her television and movie credits, she is also a former figure skater and a gold medal champion at the Junior Olympic Figure Skating Championships. Alfonso’s talents extend beyond the entertainment industry as she owns a jewelry line called ‘Hope Faith Miracles’ and runs a jewelry website. Known for her friendly and cheerful personality, Alfonso is a strong and independent woman.

Quick Facts

  • Also Known As: Kristian-Joy Alfonso
  • Age: 60 Years, 60 Year Old Females
  • Family:
    • Spouse/Ex-: Danny Daggenhurst (m. 2001), Simon Macauley (m. 1987–1991)
    • Father: Gino Alfonso
    • Mother: Joanne Alfonso
    • Siblings: Lisa Alfonso
    • Children: Gino Macauley, Jack Daggenhurst
  • Occupation: Models, Actresses
  • Height: 5’4″ (163 cm), 5’4″ Females
  • U.S. State: Massachusetts
  • Education: Brockton High School


Kristian Alfonso began her career as a figure skater and achieved gold medal success at the Junior Olympic Figure Skating Championships. However, her skating career came to an end after a tobogganing accident. She then turned to modeling and by the age of 15, Alfonso had already appeared on over 30 magazines, including Vogue.

In 1981, Alfonso was cast alongside Rock Hudson in the television movie ‘The Starmaker’. Two years later, she joined the cast of the drama ‘Days of Our Lives’ as Hope Williams. She left the series in 1987 to work on the soap opera ‘Falcon Crest’ for its final two seasons. Alfonso briefly returned to ‘Days of Our Lives’ from April to July 1990. She also appeared in the movie ‘Joshua Tree’ alongside Dolph Lundgren, playing the role of a cop. Alfonso’s other movie and television credits include ‘Full House’, ‘Blindfold: Acts of Obsession’, ‘Burke’s Law’, ‘Melrose Place’, ‘Murder, She Wrote’, ‘Baywatch’, ‘Love Stories’, ‘Amazing Stories’, ‘Who’s The Boss’, and ‘MacGyver’.

In November 2006, Alfonso created her own jewelry line called ‘Hope Faith Miracles’. She also runs a jewelry website where customers can purchase her designs directly.

Personal Life

Kristian Alfonso was born as Kristian-Joy Alfonso on September 5, 1963, in Brockton, Massachusetts, USA. She is the daughter of Joanne and Gino Alfonso. Alfonso graduated from Brockton High School.

She married Simon Macauley in 1987 and they had a son named Gino William before separating in 1991. Alfonso then married Danny Daggenhurst in 2001 and they have two children together, Jack and Spartan (her stepson). Alfonso is currently active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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