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Adam Sandler's kids: Everything to know about Sadie and Sunny Sandler

Sadie and Sunny Sandler have caught the Hollywood bug.
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Jackie Sandler, Adam Sandler, Sunny Sandler and Sadie Sandler attend the Photocall for Netflix's "Spaceman" at The Egyptian Theatre Hollywood on February 26, 2024 in Los Angeles, CaliforniaAxelle/Bauer-Griffin / FilmMagic
/ Source: TODAY

The Sandlers are turning another film into a family affair.

Adam Sandler's 15-year-old daughter, Sunny, made a brief on-screen appearance in the comedian's latest Netflix movie, "Spaceman," which centers around the mission of Czech astronaut Jakub Procházka.

In the film, his daughter plays Anna, a girl who questions him about being alone in space.

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SPACEMAN. Sunny Sandler?in Spaceman. Cr. Jon Pack/Netflix ? 2023.Jon Pack/Netflix

“Hello. My name is Anna. I’m in sixth grade. And I read that you’re the loneliest man in the world,” she begins, then eventually asks, “Does it make you sad to be so far away?”

“What I’m doing is for everyone back home, and that makes me very proud," Adam Sandler's character responds. "No, I am not the loneliest man in the world.”

Adam Sandler shares Sunny and Sadie Sandler, 17, with wife, Jackie Sandler, 49 — all of whom stepped out on a Los Angeles red carpet Feb 26.

The 57-year-old's family of four attended the "Spaceman" premiere at The Egyptian Theatre Hollywood. Sadie Sandler wore a leather dress and tights, while Sunny rocked some cheetah print. Jackie Sandler sported a long black dress and her husband posed in a navy blue suit.

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(L-R) Sadie Sandler, Jackie Sandler, Adam Sandler and Sunny Sandler attended the premiere of "Leo" on Nov. 19 in Los Angeles.Tommaso Boddi / Getty Images

That wasn't the family's time walking a carpet together, though.

On Nov. 19, the group was all smiles for the premiere of “Leo,” an animated coming-of-age musical. Sandler co-wrote and stars in the Netflix film, while Jackie Sandler, Sadie Sandler and Sunny all voiced characters.?

At the event, People asked Adam Sandler whether he gives his kids career advice.?

“I tell them to make sure you feel good about what you do and how hard you worked,” he told the publication. “You judge yourself. Don’t let many people try to get in your head. If you feel like you gave it your all, that’s all you can ask.”

Jackie Sandler, who met Adam Sandler on the set of 1999’s “Big Daddy,” has had roles in number of her husband’s movies including “Grown Ups,” “50 First Dates” and “Blended.”

“(It’s) always fun to be with my family,” Adam Sandler told People. “It’s kind of what they are thinking about getting into and their passion, and so it’s good to learn with them.”

Jackie Sandler, Sadie Sandler and Sunny all had starring roles in “You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah,” which is based on the 2005 Fiona Rosenbloom novel of the same name.

The film, which Netflix released on Aug. 25, follows Stacy Friedman (played by Sunny) who is planning her bat mitzvah with her best friend. That is, until a boy comes between them, triggering a series of revenge schemes. Stacy’s sister, played by real-life sister Sadie, and her dad, played by real-life dad Adam Sandler, are there to help. The film is produced by Sandler’s company, Happy Madison Productions. ?

Adam Sandler, Sunny Sandler, and Sadie Madison Sandler
(L-R): Adam Sandler, Sunny Sandler, and Sadie Sandler in March 2023 in Paris. Marc Piasecki / WireImage

Both daughters have also had roles in their dad’s films “Pixels” (2015), “Jack and Jill” (2011), “Grown Ups” (2010) and “Grown Ups 2” (2013).

Sammi Cohen, who directed “Bat Mitzvah,” told “The Hollywood Reporter“ that Sadie Sandler and Sunny “work harder than most adults I know,” adding of Adam Sandler, “He’s wearing multiple hats — producing, acting, being an actual dad. It’s almost inhuman.”

Cohen also addressed accusations of Adam Sander allowing his kids to be “nepo babies,” when children of celebrities have a career advantage due to their parents’ success.

“Sandler has a reputation for making movies with his friends, and that’s something we all want to do. What I say is, he’s still making movies with his friends, but they’re his kids,” Cohen told the publication. “He is the kind of dad who’s also your best friend. When it comes to the sort of chatter we’re hearing online, I don’t really think twice about it because I’m going like, ‘Yeah, he’s doing the same thing he’s always done.’”

Here's more to know about Adam Sandler's two daughters.

Sadie Sandler, 17

Adam Sandler had dad jitters when his firstborn arrived.

“You know what was funny? When my kid was born, I was so nervous, I didn’t know what I felt,” he told "Access Hollywood" in 2006. “Five minutes later, maybe 10 minutes later, it was me and the kid and a nurse. We walked down alone to just check the vital signs and all that stuff, and I had a chemical reaction in my body, where I loved the kid so much, and I was so nervous for her, and that’s when I lost my mind for the kid.”

“So, it took 10 minutes to become a good dad,” he added. “For the first 10 minutes, I was just lost.”

Adam was “dying” to become a father, he told reporters in 2006, in part because it allowed him to nurture someone else.

“I feel a little more relief that I don’t have to just think about myself too much anymore,” he said. “I don’t have to talk about how great I am.”

Sunny Sandler, Adam Sandler, Sadie Sandler and Jackie Sandler
Adam Sander and his wife Jackie Sandler with daughters Sunny and Sadie, at Broadway's "School of Rock" in March 2016 in New York City. Bruce Glikas / FilmMagic

Did he change diapers?

“I get up with the wife while she’s doing the stuff,” he told “Access Hollywood” later in the interview. “Try to help her. If she asks me to go get that ointment, I run out and get it, but that’s about it.”?

Sandler said he was eager to share his work with Sadie when she reached a certain age.

Sadie's real-life bat mitzvah (a star-studded party with guests Conan O'Brien, Chris Rock and more) was a rite of passage for her dad, too.

“She’s doing great,” he told Ellen DeGeneres in 2012 of his eldest daughter. Although his little girl was growing up, she — and her dad — weren’t ready to date, he made clear.

“You know, I drive around with her (and her) friends and I hear them talking about boys now. It’s amazing, the feelings I had about the same boys. Five years ago, when they would mention the kid’s name, I would be like, ‘I love that kid.’ Now, I get very jumpy.

“They got little tiny mustaches and they’re all a little tall and their bodies aren’t making much sense,” he added. “And I see them make eye contact with my kid. It’s very weird to see your kid lock eyes with a boy while they’re talking. Just like, ‘Whoa, you lock with daddy’s eyes, man.’”

Sunny Sandler, 15

Sunny Sandler's real-life bat mitzvah in May 2022 was just as sparkly as her sister's, with Jennifer Aniston, David Spade and Taylor Lautner attending, reported Entertainment Tonight.

The guest of honor was also treated to a musical performance by Adam Levine, Sandler told Jimmy Kimmel.

Sunny has joined her parents on several red carpets, including for the?June 26 premiere of “The Out-Laws“ (co-produced by her dad) and joining sister Sadie for the “Murder Mystery 2”?photo call in Paris.

Sunny also crashed her dad's Jimmy Kimmel interview at home in 2020 — which seemed fair, considering she helped groom her dad before he went on TV.

“I had a hair coming out of my ear, apparently, and Sunny told me about it,” the “Uncut Gems” star told Kimmel. “She said I looked goofy, so I went and shaved ... and then I came downstairs and said, ‘How is that Sunny?’ and she said, ‘You’re bleeding.’”

Sunny didn't stay long in the remote TV appearance, kissing her dad goodbye before going to do her homework.

When Kimmel asked whether Sandler was any help in that department, he was honest: “A little bit — not really,” explaining that he had to tiptoe around his home to not disturb his children’s remote classes.

“I peek my head in on occasion and say hi to the teachers,” he said.

In her dad’s 2024 Netflix film “Spaceman,” Sunny plays Anna, a young girl who challenges astronaut Jakub Procházka (Adam Sandler) whether he's lonely in space.

At one point in the film, Jakub holds a virtual press conference for the public and those in the media, where Anna asks a question over video.

“Hello. My name is Anna. I’m in sixth grade. And I read that you’re the loneliest man in the world,” she says.

Commissioner Tuma, Jakub’s superior, reframes the inquiry, asking Anna, “I think what Anna here is saying that the commander is the farthest away from anyone in history. Is that what you mean?”

Without answering Tuma, Anna asks Jakub, “Does it make you sad to be so far away?”

Adam Sandler’s character then explains to his real-life daughter that though he’s completing a solo mission 500 million kilometers from home, he knows he’ll “be coming back soon.”

“What I’m doing is for everyone back home, and that makes me very proud,” he says. “No, I am not the loneliest man in the world.”

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