Amanda Bynes is a former American actress who rose to fame as a child actor and managed to hold on to the success even as an adult. A name very prominent in the media as well as television and movies, Amanda Bynes has lived most of her life in front of the camera. She is most noted as the Nickelodeon child star in series like “The Amanda Show” and “All That” in the late 90s.
Early Life and Acting Career
After a series of appearance in advertisements, Amanda landed a role in Nickelodeon’s television series “All that”. Alongside television, she also worked briefly on stage but after gaining a fanbase and great fame from television, she decided to put her focus on television itself.
Amanda was already earning a lot of money from Nickelodeon and other stage shows, but when she started her own show “The Amanda Show” in Nickelodeon at the age of 13, her earnings began to skyrocket. She starred in the following TV shows; All That (1996-2000), Figure It Out (1997-1999), Blue’s Clues (1998), The Amanda Show (1999-2002), What I Like About You (2002-2006).
She took her success to the next level with involvements in Hollywood movies, where she stabilized herself as a critically acclaimed and commercially successful actress. She established a solid fanbase in 2002 with her film debut Big Fat Liar and co-starring in What I like About You which was a huge success.
For the next few years after 2002, Amanda became a sensation in her movies. She starred in What a Girl Wants (2003), Love Wrecked (2005), She’s The Man (2006). Also in 2006, she starred in a comedy based on William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. In 2007, she starred in Hairspray, Sydney White (2007), and Easy A (2010).
All of these movies provided her with the opportunity to grow as an actress and with her passion, she has managed to contribute a lot to the industry, for which she has earned major accolades. After shining in her career for a long time, and some mishaps at the later part of her career, Amanda shifted her focus towards fashion designing and declared her retirement from acting.
Amanda Bynes Salary and Earnings
Bynes is interested in illustration and fashion design. She has previously had her own fashion line sold nationwide and moved from Los Angeles to New York in order to facilitate her fashion career. In December 2013, Bynes enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Irvine for 2014.
This rich actress likes to flaunt her wealth with her lavish lifestyle, which is catered by her well-deserved money amassed from her acting career. Amanda’s net worth currently counts at $5.7 million.
Personal Life and Mental Health
In 2007, Bynes described herself as Jewish and also stated: “As far as religion, I was raised both. I learned about both Judaism and Catholicism. My parents said it was up to me to decide (which faith to adhere to) when I grew up. I’m sort of a spiritual person anyway. I haven’t decided yet on a religion. I don’t know yet exactly what I believe.”
In 2008, Bynes briefly dated Seth MacFarlane after voicing a character in an episode of MacFarlane’s show Family Guy.
Even though it is alleged that Amanda has been living a single life in her own multi-million dollar house in Calabasas, there have been serious concerns about her mental health. In 2013, Bynes was under a 72-hour mental health evaluation hold after she was found infront of s stranger’s home and was accused of intentionally starting a fire. In September of the same year, she was transferred from UCLA Medical Center to receive “specialized treatment in a private facility outside of Los Angeles.”
She is rarely seen in publuic now as it is said that she is still receiving treatment.
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Wiki Facts about Amanda Bynes
Full Name: Amanda Laura Bynes
Profession: Actress, fashion designer, singer
Height: 5ft 6 in
Date of Birth: April 3, 1986
Place of Birth: Thousand Oaks, California, USA
Marital Status: Single
Astrological Sign: Aries
Amanda Bynes Wealth: $5.7 million