Kristian Alfonso, who's portrayed Hope Brady on the long-running, award-winning soap "Days of Our Lives" since 1983, has a net worth of $5 million dollars.

Though her original path was set to be a figure skater, she eventually found her way into entertainment — first with modeling and then acting.

As the character Hope, aka Fancy Face, starting as an innocent young girl to running away with bad boy Bo to becoming a wife, mother, and detective.

Alfonso is an Emmy winner and has snagged a few Soap Opera Digest Awards as well.

Born in Brockton, Massachusetts, Kristian Alfonso seemed to be destined for success and stardom from an early age.

As a young girl she trained in dancing and figure skating, and at the age of 13, she won a gold medal at the Junior Olympic Figure Skating Championships.

Alfonso was then discovered by a casting director and when she was just 18, she appeared in her first film, "The Star Maker," with Rock Hudson and Suzanne Pleshette.

Alfonso and Reckell (Bo Brady) went on to win the Daytime Emmy Award for America's Favorite Couple and the Soap Opera Digest Award for Favorite Couple.

Alfonso herself has won two other Soap Opera Digest Awards: Exciting New Actress in 1984 and Hottest Female Star in 1999.

According to online reports, the biggest stars on the show, like Alfonso, supposedly make about $5,000 per episode.