Jodie started her acting career when she was four years old, starring in an Oscar Mayer commercial. She made her television debut on "Valerie" in 1987 portraying the role as Pamela Poole. During that same year, Full House producer, Jeff Franklin cast Jodie for the role of Stephanie Tanner.
After the series ended, Jodie guest starred on television shows such as "Brotherly Love", "Party of Five", and "Yes, Dear". In 2007, Jodie became the host of "Pants Off Dance Off." She has starred in independent films such as "Redefining Love", and "Port City." Jodie starred in a television pilot called "Small Bits of Happiness", which is a dark comedy that centered around a suicide prevention specialist. The pilot won "Best Comedy" at the 3rd Annual Independent Television Festival in Los Angeles, California.
Jodie attended Los Alamitos High School and graduated in 1999. She attended Chapman University and graduated with A's. When Jodie was 20 years old, she married to Los Angeles police officer Shawn Holguin in 2002. Cast mate Candace Cameron Bure was her maid of honor and Candace's daughter was the flower girl. In 2006, Jodie and Shaun divorced.
On July 14, 2007, Jodie married for the second time to film transportation coordinator Cody Herpin and together, they have one daughter, who was born in 2008. In November 2008, Jodie filed for from Cody and was finalized in April 2010. During that same month, Jodie announced that she and her boyfriend, Morty Coyle were expecting a child and in August 2010, Jodie gave birth to a daughter. Jodie and Morty became engaged in January 2011 and married on March 15, 2012 but separated in June 2013.
In January 2016, it was announced that Jodie had become engaged to Justin Hodak, her boyfriend of a year, who is also an ex-addict. Jodie is a recovering drug addict and, in 2009, she wrote a memoir called unSweetined which chronicled her downward spiral of drug and alcohol abuse.
|1987||Valerie||Pamela Poole||Episode: "Boston Tea Party"|
|1987–95||Full House||Stephanie Tanner||192 episodes|
|1989/94||The All New Mickey Mouse Club(MMC)||Stephanie Tanner / Herself as a Guest Mousketeer||2 "Guest Day" episodes|
|1996||Brotherly Love||Lydia Lump||Episode: "Downtown Girl"|
|1999||Party of Five||Rhiannon Marcus||2 episodes|
|2003||Yes, Dear||Maryanne||Episode: "Sorority Girl"|
|2006||Farce of the Penguins||Gross Penguin (voice)||Feature film|
|2007||Pants Off Dance Off||Host||Season 2 host|
|2008||Small Bits of Happiness||Margaret Williams||TV pilot|
|2009||Redefining Love||Ally||Independent film|
|2010||Port City||Nancy||Independent film|
|2011||Cant Get Arrested||Jodie||TV series (5 episodes)|
|2012||Singled Out||Leia||TV film|
|2013||Defending Santa||Beth||TV pilot|
|2015||Walt Before Mickey||Charlotte Disney||Independent film|
|2016||Fuller House||Stephanie Tanner|