Eddie Alderson Biography

Updated On Jul 05, 2019 Published On Jul 05, 2019
Facts of Eddie Alderson
Date of Birth: 1994 , October-27
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Eddie Alderson
Birth Name Eddie Alderson
Father Rich Alderson
Mother Kathy Alderson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Bucks County, Pennsylvania,
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Famous for One Life to Live
Girlfriend Sylwia Pracon
Online Presence Instagram and Twitter
Movies Reservation Road
TV Show One Life to Live
Sisters Kristen Alderson
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Eddie Alderson is an American actor from Pennsylvania. He is known for his role in soap opera One Life to Live as Matthew Buchanan on ABC. He is really close to his sister and his costar John-Paul Lavoisier.

Early Life of Eddie Alderson

Eddie Alderson is born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on October 27, 1994. His father’s name is Rich Alderson and mother is Kathy Alderson.

Eddie CAPTION: Eddie Alderson with his sister, Kristin, and mom. SOURCE: Instagram
Eddie grew up with his older sister Kristen Alderson, who also starred beside him in One Life to Live. He does not have any other sibling.

How old is Eddie Alderson?

Alderson’s age is 25, as of 2019.

Personal Life: Girlfriend, Cancer

Eddie Alderson is dating beautiful Sylwia Pracon, as of 2019. Eddie and Sylvia have been dating for more than three years. They made their relationship public through Eddie’s Instagram on August 20, 2016.

Eddie CAPTION: Eddie Alderson revealed his girlfriend, Sylwia Pracon, by posting this photo. SOURCE: Instagram

His reveal was a selfie with his beautiful girlfriend. Though they made their relationship public in August, many of his fans believe that they started dating several months prior.

Other than his girlfriend, Alderson is very close to his family, especially his sister Kristen and his best friend John-Paul Lavoisier. Lavoisier was also his costar on One Life to Live.

As seen in his Instagram posts, he loves to travel and often posts pictures of him on the road.

Diagnosed with Cancer

In mid-November, 2016, Alderson revealed that he was diagnosed with Lymphoma Cancer via his Instagram. He began his first round of chemotherapy in April 2017.

Eddie CAPTION: Eddie Alderson's message on Instagram. SOURCE: Instagram

He followed with stronger chemotherapy in July 2017.

Eddie Alderson's Career

The 25 years old star began his career in acting in ABC’s soap opera, One Life to Live in January 2004. He portrayed the character, Matthew Buchanan, for more than 320 episodes.

He starred alongside his sister Kristen Alderson who was one of the lead characters, for eight years before leaving the show on January 2012.

Aside from One Life to Live, Alderson has appeared alongside the famous actor Mark Ruffalo for the movie Reservation Road in 2007. A year later, he played the character of Sanford Clark in the movie Changeling.

He has also appeared in an episode of Law and Order once in 2009.

Award Nominations

In 2009, Eddie was nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor and Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series with several other One Life to Live costars, including his sister

He was also nominated for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series in 2012.

Net Worth of Eddie Alderson

Though Eddie has not been active for any major roles on screen for several years, his work in One Life to Live has treated him well financially.

Alderson earned an average salary when he first joined the soap opera but that soon changed when he became a regular.

Eddie CAPTION: Eddie Alderson SOURCE: Instagram

According to sources, a newcomer in a soap opera makes around $1000 per episode. That soon changes to around $1500 to $3000 per episode once the actor becomes a regular cast.

Hence, looking at his 300 plus episodes and several cameos in other series, Eddie Alderson is likely to have an estimated net worth of around $300,000.

Eddie Alderson facts on timeline

Born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

October 27 , 1994

Eddie Alderson is born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania on October 27, 1994. He grew up with his older sister, Kristen Alderson,

Started acting in One Life to Live


The 25 years old star began his career in acting in ABC’s soap opera, One Life to Live in January 2004 as, Matthew Buchanan.

Left the show One Life to Live


 Eddie Alderson left the show after eight years in January 2012. He starred alongside his sister, Kristen Alderson in the show.

Revealed his girlfriend, Sylwia Pracon

August 20 , 2016

They made their relationship public through Eddie’s Instagram on August 20, 2016. They have been dating for about three years since.

Diagnosed with cancer


In November 2016, Alderson posted that he was diagnosed with Lymphoma Cancer on his Instagram. He began his first round of chemotherapy in April 2017.