Who Is Ziggy Astoni?
Ziggy Astoni is a character on Home and Away. She is the oldest daughter of Ben and Maggie Astoni, and the older sister of Coco Astoni. Her family moves from the city to Summer Bay to pursue a ‘quieter life’, although her life goes through its fair share of ups and downs in the coastal town.
Ziggy is described as a ‘rebel’ and a ‘wild child’. She is also the only one in her family with blonde hair, which means it’s likely that she dyed it before moving to Summer Bay.
How Was Ziggy Astoni Introduced On Home And Away?
Ziggy and her family were first introduced on June 20, 2017. In Ziggy’s first appearance, she ran away from her father and asked Brody to help hide her. Then, the Astonis took a road trip to Summer Bay, but Maggie decided to move the family there to escape the drama of city life.
Ziggy tried to run back to the city, attempting to steal Brody’s car in the process. After Brody drove her back instead, Ziggy caught her boyfriend Jarrod cheating on her, which convinced Ziggy to stay in Summer Bay and pursue a relationship with Brody.
Who Has Ziggy Astoni Dated On The Show?
Before Ziggy even moved to Summer Bay, she already had a boyfriend named Jarrod. Jarrod cheated on Ziggy, which drove her away and into the arms of a new man. At some point, It is also revealed that four years prior to the events of the show, Ziggy was dating a guy named Pete.
It didn’t take long for Ziggy to meet her first love interest on Home and Away, Brody Morgan. Although the two started out as friends, they got together soon after Ziggy breaks up Jarrod. The two even got married, despite initial disapproval from Ziggy’s father. Unfortunately, history repeated itself, and Brody cheated on Ziggy with Simone Bedford, one of Brody’s co-workers. Ziggy and Brody eventually divorced, and Brody went off with Simone.
All was not lost for Zig relationship-wise, however; despite a rocky start, she ended up with her co-worker Dean Thompson.
Sophie Dillman: Home And Away’s Ziggy Astoni
Who Is Sophie Dillman?
Sophie Dillman is an Australian actress. She’s most famous for her role as Ziggy Astoni on the popular Aussie soap opera Home and Away.
How Old Is Sophie Dillman?
Dillman was born on July 2, 1993, which makes her age 26 today.
How Tall Is Sophie?
Sophie clocks in at 1.70m or 5 feet 7 inches.
Where Does Sophie Dillman Live?
Dillman’s hometown is in Brisbane, but she moved to Sydney a few years ago to pursue a career in acting.
Is Sophie Dillman Currently Dating Anyone?
It’s not known who Sophie Dillman dated in the past, but the soap opera star is now dating Home and Away co-star Patrick O’Connor, who just happens to play her on-screen beau Dean Thompson.
What Other TV Shows Or Films Has Dillman Been In?
Home and Away is Sophie Dillman’s first major acting credit. Prior to landing the role of Ziggy Astoni, Dillman was working as a nurse to support herself while pursuing acting. Sophie completed an acting degree in 2015 and has appeared in various commercials and theatrical productions.
Sophie Dillman’s Most Iconic Quotes
On finally getting her dream job: “It was my first day in a new job as a nurse and someone had just thrown up on me. I went to change my scrubs and I had a missed call from my agent. I rang them back and they said, 'you've got the job!”
On acting for Home and Away: “As an actress, I love being able to jump into someone else's skin and build relationships with other actors. That's exactly what I've been able to do with the Astoni family. We all connected so quickly."
On shooting love scenes: “I mean, kissing anyone with 60 people standing around staring at you is always going to be weird.”
On her workout and body goals: “I don’t want to be super skinny, I want to be strong.”
From The Burbs To The Bay
Between getting kidnapped, supporting her mum through a cancer diagnosis, and discovering her husband’s affair, Home and Away’s Ziggy Astoni just can’t get a break. Dillman, however, is living the life – she has the job of her dreams, a great role on a popular show, and a possible budding romance with one of Home and Away’s sexiest stars.