The Young and the Restless show has been in existence in 1973, with several actors and actresses taking on different characters on the show. Amelia Heinle joined the show in 2005, playing the character, Victoria Newman.
The Young and the Restless is just one of several soap operas Amelia Heinle has had a chance to express her talents on and she has won a couple of awards through it, earning a reputation as a prominent member of the American soap opera sphere. Learn more about her and her life below.
Amelia Heinle’s Biography
On the 17th of March, 1973, Amelia’s parents welcomed her into the world as the firstborn in their young family. She was given the name Amelia March Heinle at birth in Phoenix, Arizona. She was the first of five children that were born to her parents who there is a paucity of information on. She lived in Phoenix along with the rest of her family until her parents relocated the family to New Jersey when she was 15.
Among the unknowns about Amelia’s background is her education; although there is a general belief that she never went to college because she began appearing as a professional actress at 20. Five years after the move to New Jersey, Amelia Heinle began to star in Loving, playing the character of Stephanie Brewster from 1993 to 1995 on the show. She reprised the role in another show, The City, in the same year.
It was the first of several other appearances, mostly in television films for the young actress. After she appeared in The City, which was a short series that started in 1995 and ended in the same year, Amelia Heinle’s career slowed down, with the actress not having a credit to her name until 1997. When 1997 rolled around, Heinle began appearing in the first of many television films that have defined her career as a television actress so far. Between 1997 and 2001, she appeared in a total of 6 television films, with notables like Purgatory and Earth vs. the Spider.
After her run of television films ended in 2001, she took a role as Mia Saunders in All My Children, a television series that ran from 2001 to 2004. In the following year, Amelia began starring as Victoria Newman in The Young and the Restless, one of the most notable roles of her career thus far. Notably a daytime television actress, her only cross over into primetime television, was an appearance in an episode of CSI: Miami as Elizabeth Corbett as a guest actress. Till date, the television actress has starred in a total of 13 television projects.
In film, Amelia hasn’t made as many appearances as she has on television. The Arizona-born actress has to her name, four credits in film with three of them being feature-length films. Her most recent film is the 2003 short film, Another Night. Her performances on television, especially on The Young and the Restless has brought not only popularity for Amelia but also award recognition that set her apart from her peers. She has been nominated and has won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress.
With over 25 years of experience as a professional actress, it is no surprise that Amelia Heinle has a significant net worth that represents the years she has spent working hard in front of the camera. The actress currently has to her name, a sizeable net worth of $4 million and is reportedly earning a monthly revenue of $400 thousand.
Family – Husband, Divorce, and Children
The television show, Loving is notable to Amelia for being her debut show onscreen, but it is also significant to the actress for being the show where she met her first husband, Michael Weatherly. They began as co-stars, became friends, and eventually got married in February 1995. Unfortunately, just like the show, the marriage did not last and they got divorced in 1997.
She gave marriage a second try in March 2007 when she got married to another co-star, Thad Luckinbill. The marriage lasted 10 years, during which they gave birth to a son on the 2nd of November, 2007 and a daughter in December, 2009.
Her first child was born in 1996 during her marriage to Michael Weatherly.