Amanda Righetti Biography – 6 Important Facts You Need To Know

Best known as an actress in films like The Mentalist, and for her role in the production of the horror drama film, Pipeline, the American actress and producer has been in the show business since her teenage years, starting off as a model. Her talent as an actress has seen her appear in some quality television series as well such as The O.C., Reunion and Colony and thanks to her beauty, she was named among FHM’s Sexiest Women in the World in 2005. In case you are wondering who this person might be, she is Amanda Righetti and here are six important facts you will need to know about her.

Amanda Righetti Biography

The American actress was born on April 4, 1983, in St. George, Utah and her full name is Amanda Elizabeth Righetti. She was born into a large family of eight children of which she is the youngest of them all. Their parents raised them in Nevada and it was there while growing up that Amanda’s dancing skills were discovered as early as when she was four years old.

Talking about Amanda’s ethnicity, she is of mixed ethnicity with her father being of Italian descent while her mother has English, French, and German ancestry. Amanda’s educational background is still not revealed but from what we know, she developed an interest in performing arts quite early. At the of 5, she was already a member of a dance group and was taking some acting roles too.

1. She became a model at 15

Amanda Righetti’s beauty and artistic skills were discovered by the International Cover Model Search and after signing with the model search company, she was linked with fashion brand where she began to earn income to support her family. Although Amanda was not so confident in her looks and was more drawn to acting than modeling, she utilized her modeling career as an opportunity to earn herself a place in the show business.

2. Her acting career

Amanda is skilled in both modeling and acting but her acting career only came to the public notice after she relocated to the sprawling Southern California city of Los Angeles. Her first acting role was in the 1995 film Love and Happiness where she acted as Charlie’s kid sister. The film had her share the screen with reputable actors like the Award-winning  Jodie Foster and the half Japanese actress Liz Burnette.

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Two years after, she got another minor role in the film, Kiss and Tell. When she relocated to Los Angeles at the age of 18, she received her first tv role in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and appeared in a single episode of the crime drama series as a Riding Teen.

The following year she was cast as Samantha Goodman in the film Angel Blade, and as Debbie Fishman in an episode of the TV series, Greg the Bunny. She got her first main role in the TV series, North Shore and the next was in Reunion, then in Colony, her latest. Generally, Amanda Righetti likes taking roles that are unique and challenging.

She is followed on various social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter where she records a following of over 107.9k and 87k, respectively.

3. Amanda Righetti is Married

Amanda Righetti family – Image Source

Outside her buzzing life onscreen, Amanda returns home to her family that includes her husband, Jordan Alan, and her son, Knox Addison Alan. Righetti got married to her husband in April 2006 and although not much has been revealed about how they first met and for how long they dated, she reportedly tied the knot with her husband in Oahu, Hawaii, USATheir son was born on January 10, 2013.

4. She is the co-owner of Bliss Sinema

Amanda is known to be married to Jordan Alan but not many are aware of her husband’s occupation. Amanda’s husband is also into show business but as a director and writer. He has been in the production business since he was a teenager. The Bliss Sinema has produced films like Terminal Bliss, Kiss and Tell, Gentleman B. and Love and Happiness. The company’s projects also include Cats Dancing on Jupiter, Pipeline, Deconstruction Red, and Undiscovered Gyrl. 

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5. Amanda’s Salary and Net Worth

Amanda Righetti enjoys a worth salary both as an actress and as a producer. Her net worth is estimated at $3 million thanks to her roles in films like The O.C, Role Models, Captain America: The First Avenger, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Her husband Jordan Alan has is net worth also estimated at $400, 000.

6. Height & Weight 

Nicknamed ‘Spaghetti Righetti’ the American actress is quite tall with a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) and she reportedly weighs about 58 kg which is approximately 127lbs.

Chika Udeh
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