Tuesday Teen: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘PLL’ Star Sasha Pieterse

Sasha Pieterse plays the girl we all love to hate on Pretty Little Liars, Alison DiLaurentis. While know all about her character, how much do we really know about Pieterse herself?


We’ve picked 19-year-old Pieterse as our Tuesday Teen! So, we’re giving you 10 facts about this gorgeous girl. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Pieterse:

1. She was born in South Africa. On Feb. 17, 1996, Pieterse was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. At the age of three, Pieterse and her family moved to Las Vegas and later moved to Los Angeles.

2. Her parents were in the entertainment industry. Pieterse’s parents were actually a professional acrobatic dance team and performed all over the world. So, Pieterse was born to be in the entertainment world.


3. She started her career at the age of four. When Pieterse was only four, she began doing commercials and print work.

4. She graduated at the age of 14. Pieterse was actually homeschooled, and it sounds like she was a really good student because she was only 14 years old when she graduated.

5. She has a special Blake Lively connection. One of Pieterse’s managers is actually Lively’s mom, Elaine Lively!


6. She can sing! Not only is this blonde beauty a talented actress, she also has amazing vocal skills. Check out this clip of Pieterse singing!

7. She’s not a single lady. Pieterse has been dating Hudson Sheaffer for many years. Sheaffer is actually seven years older than Pieterse!

My love ❤️ #landonandvanessagethitched

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8. She channels Regina George to play mean girl Alison. In an interview with Parade Magazine, Pieterse admits that she doesn’t have much school experience, but she does love the movie Mean Girls so she channels Regina George to play a mean girl in Pretty Little Liars.

9. She wants to marry Brad Pitt and date Ben Affleck. During a game of “Date, Marry, Kill” with HLN, Pieterse said she would marry Pitt, date Affleck and kill George Clooney!

10. She has a hormone imbalance. When people started to criticize her weight on Pretty Little Liars, Pieterse took to Instagram to inform everyone that she was facing a “bad hormone imbalance.” Check out her empowering post below:

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Pieterse! Be sure to check out Pretty Little Liars every Tuesday on ABC Family!

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