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Alison Sweeney’s real-life love story is straight out of a Hallmark movie

Alison Sweeney’s real-life love story is straight out of a Hallmark movie

Alison Sweeney’s real-life love story is straight out of a Hallmark movie

The Days of our Lives alum was introduced to her husband, Dave Sanov, when they were children. They reconnected years later and got .

“His dad and my mom play the violin for feature-film soundtracks, so we’ve actually known each other our whole lives,” Sweeney told Access in 2019 of their decades-long relationship. “I totally had a crush on him when we were kids.”

Victor Webster

Victor Webster and Shantel VanSanten met while filming Hallmark’s Love Blossoms, in which they played love interests Violet Chappel and Dec Granger. The former couple instantly hit it off and went on to date for four years, eventually getting engaged in .

“It was the most perfect, wonderful day of my entire life,” VanSanten, who currently stars on FBI: Most Wanted, told People of Webster’s proposal. “And I can’t wait to marry my best friend.”

She continued: “Relationships aren’t easy – you have to fight for it, you have to work at it … We’ve done that and we’ve put in the work and now feel settled. I’m excited that we get to begin forever together.”

The pair enjoyed a trio of wedding celebrations in 2021, beginning with an intimate and impromptu civil ceremony outside the Pasadena City Hall in California.

After less than two years of marriage, however, Webster and VanSanten decided to go their separate ways. Webster filed for divorce from the One Tree Hill alum in , listing their date of separation as Jan. 10. Read more about Alison Sweeney’s real-life love story is straight out of a Hallmark movie