Sam holds many titles including filmmaker, radio host, actress, international model, author, wife, mother, and home education advocate.
After high school in Pittsburg, PA, Sam studied biomedical engineering at Duke University before pursuing a career in modeling. Modeling offered her the chance to travel and learn languages; she is fluent in five. Sam moved to Los Angeles for acting, where dedication and perseverance gained her roles in several films (Bonfire of the Vanities and Twenty Bucks) and TV shows, including Chicago Hopeand Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Hercules introduced her to Kevin Sorbo, who swept her off her feet. They married in 1998 and she moved to New Zealand. While living in Auckland, Sam created and published a humorous and educational photo-book, Gizmoe: The Legendary Journeys, Auckland. Sam’s most recent book, with co-author Marius Forté, is The Answer: Proof of God in Heaven. She is radio host of nationally syndicated The Sam Sorbo Show, speaks publically around the country and recently appeared in the movies Hope Bridge, with Kevin Sorbo and Boo Boo Stewart, and Just Let Go with Ian Cusick, for which she won "Best Supporting Actress" at the Utah Film Festival.
Sam's book, They're YOUR Kids: An inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home School Advocate, released to rave reviews. Of course, the Sorbos home school their three children.
Sam wrote Teach from Love to encourage families to talk about Godly characteristics and instill virtue in their children.
Sam wrote Share the Light with Kevin to accompany their film and foster Christian outreach into families, churches, and the world community as a way to combat the divisiveness that has entered our culture.
Let There Be Light, was the fourth highest-grossing faith film of 2017, written by Dan Gordon and Sam Sorbo, and directed by Kevin Sorbo. The film stars Kevin and Sam with their two boys, Braeden and Shane, and features Dionne Warwick, Michale Franzese, Travis Tritt, Daniel Roebuck, Gary Grubbs, and Donielle Artese. Executive Producer Sean Hannity also plays himself in the movie.