• Sunny Sandler is an American actress and the daughter of Adam Sandler
• She has 17 acting credits to her name, including in "Grown Ups" and "Just Go with It"
• Sunny is currently taking part in a Tisch School of the Arts' acting program in New York City
• In her free time, she enjoys painting, travelling, and loves animals, especially cats and dogs
• She is currently 12 years old and her father's net worth is estimated to be over $420 million

Who is Sunny Sandler?

Sunny Sandler was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 2 November 2008 – her zodiac sign is Scorpio, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress, but still perhaps known best for being the daughter of Adam Sandler, a famous American actor, moviemaker and a comedian.

Early life and education

Sunny is being raised in New York City alongside her older sister Sadie Sandler (born on 6 May 2006) by their father, and their mother Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Sandler (nee Titone) who’s also an actress, with close to 40 credits to her name.

Sunny showed interest in acting at a very early age, especially because her parents often took her with them to their movie sets. She was less than two years old when her father cast her to appear in the 2010 comedy movie “Grown Ups”, written by him, and in which he starred alongside Salma Hayek and Kevin James. The movie follows five friends who have reunited as adults because their high school coach has passed away, and won three of the seven awards for which it was nominated.

Sunny’s father has continued casting her in his movies, and she already has 17 credits to her name. She’s currently taking part in a Tisch School of the Arts’ acting program in New York City.

Career as an actress

In 2011, Sunny was cast by her father to appear in the romantic comedy “Just Go with It”, directed by Dennis Dugan, and which starred Adam, Jennifer Aniston and Brooklyn Decker. It follows a plastic surgeon who has persuaded his assistant to pose as his wife whom he’s divorcing, because he’s told his girlfriend lies which he now has to cover up; the film won five of the 18 awards for which it was nominated.

A couple of Sunny’s following roles were in the 2011 comedy “Jack and Jill”, the 2012 comedy “That’s My Boy”, and in the same year the animated adventure comedy “Hotel Transylvania” (voice role), all of which starred her father.

In 2013, she reprised her role in the sequel “Grown Ups 2”, and in 2014, she portrayed Wall Street Stepdaughter, in the romantic comedy “Blended”, directed by Frank Coraci, and which starred her father, Drew Barrymore and Wendi McLendon-Covey. It follows a man and a woman who have just met on a (bad) blind date, and have now found themselves at a resort for families, with their children; it won one of the 11 awards for which it was nominated.

In 2015, Sunny portrayed Sweet Scout Girl in the action fantasy comedy “Pixels”, and the same year heard her voice Baby Dennis and Vampire Kid in the animated adventure comedy “Hotel Transylvania 2”, and play Dancing Kid #2 in the action adventure comedy “The Ridiculous 6”, again all starring her father).

In 2016, Sunny played Lou’s daughter Daisy in the action adventure comedy “The Do-Over”, and in 2017 she was cast to play Lola in the popular comedy “Sandy Wexler”; directed by Steven Brill, it inevitably starred her father, plus Jennifer Hudson and Kevin James, and follows the life of a talent manager working in Los Angeles in the ‘90s; the film won one of the three awards for which it was nominated.

Three of Sunny’s most recent roles have been in the 2019 action crime comedy “Murder Mystery”, and in 2020 the romantic comedy “The Wrong Missy” followed by the mystery comedy “Hubie Halloween”.

Hobbies and other interests

Sunny spends the majority of her spare time honing her acting skills, but there are various other activities which she’s interested in.

Sunny Sandler

She likes to paint, and has expressed her desire to upload the pictures of her works onto Instagram, however, Sunny’s parents don’t allow her to use any social media networks yet.

She has already fallen in love with travelling, and has been with her parents to several US states.

Sunny’s a lover of animals, with cats and dogs being her favorites; she wants to have two pet dogs, but her parents once again won’t allow it.

She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are her father, Jim Carrey and Emma Watson, and a couple of her favorite movies are “Grown Ups”, “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” and the franchise “Harry Potter”.

Age, height and net worth

Sunny’s age is 12. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 4ft 8ins (1.42m) and she weighs around 77lbs (35kgs).

Sunny’s independent wealth is unknown, but as of October 2021, her father’s net worth has been estimated at over $420 million.

Who is her father Adam Sandler?

Adam Richard Sandler was born in New York City, USA on 9 September 1966 – his zodiac sign is Virgo, and he holds American nationality. He’s played and voiced characters in over 80 movies and TV series, and has won 68 of the 195 awards for which he’s been nominated, including five Primetime Emmy nominations.

Adam was raised in Brooklyn, New York City alongside his siblings Elizabeth, Valerie and Scott, by their father Stanley Sandler who was an electrical engineer, and their mother Judith ‘Judy’ (nee Levine), who was a teacher at a nursery school; his family is Jewish, and while growing up, Adam was a member of the Jewish teen movement BBYO – formerly B’nai B’rith Youth Organization Inc.

He studied at Manchester Central High School, and upon matriculating in 1984 enrolled at New York University’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1988.

He attracted some attention in 1987, when he played Smitty in the comedy series “The Cosby Show”, and two years later Adam starred in the comedy movie “Going Overboard”. He became a writer for the comedy series “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) in 1990, and began appearing in its episodes in the following year. He became famous in the US following his portrayal of the lead character in the comedy movie “Billy Madison”, while a couple of Adam’s following roles were in the 1996 buddy cop action comedy movie “Bulletproof”, the critically acclaimed 1996 comedy “Happy Gilmore”, and the 1998 sports comedy “The Waterboy”.

He appeared in various movies in the 2000s, while his most notable performance was perhaps in the 2002 romantic comedy drama “Punch-Drunk Love”, which won him a nomination for a Golden Globe; Adam was also praised for his performance in the 2007 buddy drama movie “Reign Over Me”. Some of his most notable performances in the 2010s were in the 2012 satirical comedy “That’s My Boy”, the 2014 comedy drama “Men, Women & Children”, and the 2019 crime thriller “Uncut Gems”.

Adam’s a philanthropist, and in 2007 donated $1 million to his hometown’s charity organization Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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