Soap opera stars work hard for their money. Even the lucky few who become famous and win awards for their daytime roles don’t necessarily earn as much as viewers assume. In fact, some of daytime television’s most celebrated and famous performers have surprisingly modest assets compared to their cast-mates. Let’s look at soap opera stars who are seriously undervalued!
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12. Kristian Alfonso — DOOL
Ever since she debuted as Hope Williams Brady in 1981, Kristian Alfonso has been a major star on Days Of Our Lives (DOOL). Over the years, her star grew even bigger thanks to guest-star appearances on prime time shows like Murder, She Wrote, Who’s The Boss?, Melrose Place and Full House. According to Herald Weekly, Alfonso’s estimated value stands at $5.5 million, which is no chump change. It’s the heftiest dollar amount on this list, but still quite a bit lower than many of her legacy-era cast-mates.