In 2009, she traveled to Kenya with Feed the Children, as part of Daytime Gives Back.
She remains active with children’s charities and lives in Los Angeles.
Viewers shouldn’t be too concerned about Monaco exiting the role that she has played since 2003.
“I love playing Sam,” she recently tweeted to her fans.
Monaco was also Playboy "Playmate of the Month" for April 1997, and portrayed Livvie Locke on the soap opera Port Charles from 1997 through 2003. While attending her 15th birthday, she met a cousin named Thomas Monaco.
She felt he was well versed and respected all his charity work with the black Jewish community.
In 2006, Monaco was again nominated for a Daytime Emmy, this time for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Sam Mc Call on General Hospital.
Monaco had two roles in the ABC soap opera Port Charles: Olivia "Livvie" Locke Morley (1999–2003) and Tess Ramsey (2002–03).
When that program ended, she joined the cast of the ABC soap opera General Hospital as Samantha Mc Call in September 2003.
As their image went viral, Billy was assumed to be her boyfriend many of their fans and daily viewers.
1 I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.
Monaco was a cast member, and the season winner along with her professional partner, Alec Mazo, on the ABC reality television series Dancing with the Stars, during its first season in 2005.
A personal and professional life is something that a celebrity never wants to blend.
“Thank you all for your continued support.” MORE: See How Much the Cast of GENERAL HOSPITAL Has Changed Over the Years Monaco’s first television role was on , Monaco has pursued other opportunities but has continued to appear on the soap at the same time.
In 2005, Monaco was one of the celebrity contestants on the very first season of DANCING WITH THE STARS, and beat the odds to become the winner!
Then, in 2009, Monaco appeared in , and the only major hiccup came in 2009 when the soap put out a casting call for the role of Sam, leaving fans afraid she was on her way out.
However, this was just because Monaco and ABC were still negotiating her contract, and after a certain time, it’s standard practice to issue a casting notice just in case.