Amanda Bynes is a well-known actress and fashion designer from Thousand Oaks, California. She first burst into the spotlight with her sketch comedy show The Amanda Show, which ran for three seasons from 1999 to 2002. From there Amanda appeared in a number of lauded projects throughout the 2000s. She had a recurring voice role on Rugrats and played one of the two sisters, Holly Tyler, on The WB sitcom What I Like About You. She has starred in films like What a Girl Wants, Robots, She’s the Man, and Easy A.
Bynes took an indefinite hiatus from acting in 2010 as she struggled with substance abuse and as well faced legal issues.
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Amanda Laura Bynes
Chicky, Mandy, Manda
Bynes was born on April 3, 1986, in Thousand Oaks, California, United States. She is currently 36 years old.
Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.
Actress, Writer, Fashion Designer
She is of Lithuanian, Irish, Polish and Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
- Father: Rick Bynes (Retired Dentist)
- Mother: Lynn (Organ) (Dental assistant)
- Siblings: Thomas Bynes (Older Brother) (Chiropractor), and Jillian Bynes (Older Sister)
- Relatives: Richard Joseph Bynes (Paternal Grandfather), Helen Eleonor Knitter (Paternal Grandmother), Aharon “Arnold” Organ (Maternal Grandfather), Chaya “Anne” Tobias (Maternal Grandmother), Jaylynn (Niece)
Bynes graduated from Thousand Oaks High School in California, Class of 2004. She then attended the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Irvine, California from which she graduated in 2019.
In 2018, she received her Associate of Arts degree in Merchandise Product Development.
Amanda Bynes Love Life
Amanda Bynes has been dating Paul Michael since 2020. The couple got engaged early that year but three weeks later, they announced on Instagram that they called off their engagement. It was later revealed to be false as their Instagram accounts were hacked. They are still together. Again, it was announced that she was expecting a child, but the news was later proved to be a false rumor.
Bynes briefly dated actor Seth MacFarlane in 2008. She was also rumored to be dating Australian actor Liam Hemsworth in 2009.
5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm
64 kg or 141 lbs
Amanda Bynes is most popular for her appearances on TV shows All That, The Amanda Show, and What I Like About You.
Outside of her television work, she has starred in films like Big Fat Liar (2002), What a Girl Wants (2003), Love Wrecked (2005), She’s the Man (2006), Hairspray (2007), Sydney White (2007), and Easy A (2010).
Amanda Bynes Net Worth
Since her first acting gig in a television commercial at the age of 7, Bynes has acted in a number of stage plays, TV shows, and films. She basically spent the past decade in the spotlight and all of her acting works have earned her a net worth of a whopping $6 million dollars.
Amanda Bynes Facts
In 2005, she was ranked #33 on the E! 50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up.
She released her first soundtrack album for the musical film, Hairspray, on July 10, 2007. The album received praise and critical acclaim from critics.
She is good friends with Frankie Muniz, Kellan Rhude, and Zac Efron.
She has her own clothing line called Dear by Amanda Bynes.
Bynes was voted #46 on the Maxim magazine “Hot 100 Women” in 2008.
In 2012, she was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in West Hollywood, but the case was later dropped. The following year, she was arrested on counts of reckless endangerment and marijuana possession and a New York County judge dismissed the case against her in June 2014.
Due to legal issues and substance abuse, she was dropped from several projects in which she was signed in. As a result, her career took a hit and went on an indefinite hiatus from acting in 2010. In 2018, she expressed interest in returning to television acting.