Amanda Bynes Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Amanda Bynes|
|Real Name:||Amanda Laura Bynes|
|Birth Date:||3 April 1986|
|Birth Place:||Thousand Oaks, California, United States|
|Years active:||1995 – 2010|
|Net Worth:||$6 Million|
Amanda Bynes is a popular American actress who started out as a child artist and became well-known for her lengthy association with ‘Nickelodeon.’
From a young age, she was encouraged and supported by her parents who made sure she attended several Hollywood-based comedy classes.
She was spotted by ‘Nickelodeon’ agents and was offered a role in a show of her own titled ‘The Amanda Show,’ for which she earned praises and many ‘Nickelodeon Awards.’
She soon found her way into Hollywood and appeared in a number of movies including ‘Hairspray,’ ‘Big Fat Liar,’ and ‘What a Girl Wants’. Her popularity increased with the more appearances she made.
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In 2010, Bynes, 23 at that time, declared on Twitter that acting does not interest her anymore and that she was retiring. In that same year, she came out of retirement and made a cameo appearance in the movie ‘Easy A.’
Since 2012, the actress has been on the other side of the law, often exhibiting questionable behaviour in public. She was then diagnosed with schizophrenia and is taken under involuntary psychiatric hold by the law.
She may have had a short spell in her career but the limited number of projects she has been involved in provided the resources that makeup Amanda Bynes’s net worth. Scroll further to read more about this once admired actress and singer.
Amanda Bynes’ Early Life
Amanda Laura Bynes was born in Thousand Oaks, California, United States on 3 April 1986, to Lynn and Rick Bynes. Her mother works as an assistant at a dental hospital, while her father is a dentist.
Though her family follows both Jewish and catholic beliefs, she was given the freedom to follow any faith of her choice and her parents supported her goal of becoming an actress.
At age 7, she was enrolled into comedy classes for children in Hollywood. She started receiving offers at this age to act professionally and she did not hesitate to accept some of them and it marked the beginning of her career.
Amanda Bynes’ Career
As a child, Bynes featured in many theatre productions like ‘The Secret Garden,’ ‘The Sound of Music,’ and ‘The Music Man’. She has also appeared in several commercials.
When she was 10 years old in 1996, she appeared in the series ‘All That’, and became a panellist in ‘Figure It Out’ the following year.
From 1999 to 2002, she hosted her own show known as ‘The Amanda Show’ for which she earned much more recognition and a number of awards. She also had a lead role in ‘What I Like About You’ and played a voice role in the television series “Rugrats’.
After making her film debut with a role in the 2002 movie ‘Big Fat Liar,’ Bynes has delivered well-appreciated performances in several movies like ‘Love Wrecked,’ ‘Sydney White,’ ‘What a Girl Wants,’ ‘Hairspray,’ ‘She’s the Man,’ and ‘Easy A.’ She has guest appeared in television shows like ‘The Nightmare Room,’ ‘Blue’s Clues,’ ‘Crashbox,’ ‘Arli$$,’ ‘The Drew Carey Show,’ and ‘Family Guy.’ She has also voiced in the films; ‘Robots’ and ‘Charlotte’s Web 2: Wilbur’s Great Adventure’.
Amanda Bynes’ Movies
- What a Girl Wants (2003)
- She’s the Man (2006)
- Easy A (2010)
- Sydney White (2007)
- Hairspray (2007)
- Big Fat Liar (2002)
- Love Wrecked (2005)
Awards & Achievements
Bynes has had her own share of award nominations and winnings, particularly during the peak periods of her career. She has been nominated for five Teen Choice Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and two MTV Movie Awards.
She is a recipient of the Palm Springs International Film Festival Award, five Kids’ Choice Awards, a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, and Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.
In 2008, Amanda Bynes and Seth MacFarlane were in a relationship, and that was the last anyone knows about her love life. She has never opened up about having children or starting a family.
After staying away from acting since 2010, she revealed in a 2017 interview that she intends to act again in future but there are no extra details to this statement.
In 2013, she was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of a substance. In that same year, she was hospitalized after she started a fire.
After delivering a number of cherished performances in movies, Amanda Bynes earned a reputation for being one of the most talented and popular actresses in the world.
Asides appearing in films and television shows, she has featured in music videos with Taylor Parks, Zac Efron, Brittany Snow, John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Elijah Kelley, and Michelle Pfifer. At 34, she weighs 55kg and stands at 170cm tall.
Amanda Bynes Net Worth
Bynes, a funny and beautiful actress who retired from acting before she clocked 25, has been a part of a number of popular shows and movies which account for most of her wealth.
She found considerable success in the 2000s after starting her career at the young age of seven.
Amanda Bynes net worth is $6 million according to records obtained in 2021. Despite being inactive, she still maintains her status as an actress and her fans can’t wait for her to take the center stage once again.
Amanda Bynes’ legal Issues & Recovery
She was detained twice in 2012, the first time for DUI and the second time for hit-and-run. The actress was involved in four hit-and-run incidents during this time.
Her California license was eventually revoked. Not long after this, Amanda moved to New York City, where she continued to act in a noticeably unpredictable manner.
When Bynes allegedly started a small fire in the driveway of a stranger’s home in Thousand Oaks in 2013, Ventura County sheriffs booked her into jail.
She then visited a hospital where she was given a 72-hour hold for a mental health evaluation. Bynes enrolled in the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Irvine in the end of 2013.
She obtained an Associate of Arts in Merchandise Product Development in 2018 and declared her intention to begin a bachelor’s degree program.
Heading to Recovery
The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles is where Amanda Bynes earned her degree in fashion design and merchandising in 2019.
Bynes accused her father of sexual and emotional abuse in a string of tweets she sent out in 2014. Then Amanda withdrew her claim, attributing it to a “microchip in my brain,” and claimed that as a result, she has been given a bipolar disorder diagnosis.
Later in 2018, Amanda said that she has been sober for 4 years with the support of her family. She also regrets whatever she said on social media while under the influence of drugs.
Amanda Bynes announced her engagement to Paul Michael on her Instagram page at the start of 2020. There were also untrue reports that they had split up at one point.
Later, when reports surfaced that the two were expecting their first child, they once more entered the public eye. It has been made clear by Amanda Bynes that she is not pregnant.