Who is Amanda Bynes and what is her net worth 2018? The former American actress, Amanda Bynes is best known for her Television series on Nickelodeon ‘All That’ and ‘The Amanda Show’ in which she acted as a child artist. The star was one of most promising actors in 2007; her poor choices soon turned her fame into a series of nightmare. However, speculations of her comeback are made every year by the industry. Nothing is confirmed as of now.
Amanda Laura Bynes was born in 1986 on 3rd April, to mother Lynn Byne, who was a dental assistant and her father, Rick Bynes, who was a dentist. She was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California. She is the youngest of her three siblings, including; one sister, Jillian Bynes and a brother, Tommy Bynes. She considers herself as a Jew and follows it. Bynes has a keen love for fashion designing and illustration. She moved to New York from Los Angeles in order to pursue her fashion career.
Amanda dated Seth MacFarlane for a brief time in 2008. The couple met at Seth’s show ‘Family Guy’ where she voiced for a character in one of the show’s episode.
Education: Amanda completed her schooling from Thousand Oaks High School, where she actively participated in school dramas. She was already a star when she joined her school, making her the celebrity of the school. Later she enrolled in Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in 2013, to get a degree in fashion in order to fulfil her dream of becoming a fashion designer.
Career: Amanda started of her career as a child starring in lead role in ‘All That’ and ‘Figure It Out’. She has done several other Television shows including ‘Blue’s Clues’ in 1998, ‘The Amanda Show’ in 1999 and made several guest appearances in shows like ‘Family Guy’, ‘Crashbox’, ‘The Drew Carey Show’, ‘What I Like About You’, ‘The Nightmare Room’ etc.
Bynes made her Hollywood debut in 2002 with ‘Big Fat Liar’. In 2006, ‘She’s the Man’ gave her the commercial and critical hit she was seeking for.
Amanda Bynes Net Worth
The actress is working since she was a kid and has managed to earn loads of dollars through her work on Television as well as movies. In 2007, the actress was ranked on 5th number of the highest paid celebrity under 21 which was estimated to be $2.1 million per film. Amanda Bynes’ net worth is estimated to be around $8.2 million.
The actress owns a mini mansion of 4,618 square foot with four bedrooms and five baths in Calabasas, in California, with an estimated worth of $2 million, as of 2012.
Apart from this, Amanda also owns an apartment in New York, near West Village, and can be seen driving around the place in her Black BMW X5.
Amanda used to have her own fashion line before her career took a low turn. The actress has also tried her hand in music Industry. She launched her first song with Zac Efron and Elijah Kelley in 2007 named ‘Without Love’ in the movie ‘Hairspray’ and featured on another song the same year ‘You Can’t Stop the Beat’ which included numerous other artists.
Amanda was ticketed in 2012, for using her phone while driving. Following this the actress was seen breaking more traffic rules. The same year, she was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol which followed more police cases, including two hit and run charges in September of the same year.
In 2013, ‘She’s the Man’ star was arrested for illegal possession of marijuana, where she was also charged for tampering with the evidence, illegal sale of the drugs and reckless endangerment. This continued with her disrespectful behaviour towards the police officers and false accusations. The court decided to dismiss the case in 2014, while advising the star to get proper psychiatric help. All of these controversies spoiled her career, ruining her image among her young audience. In 2014, she was arrested again for driving under the influence of alcohol. After which she was transferred to a psychiatric hold which she didn’t complete.
Amanda, started off as everybody’s favourite star, but unfortunately wasn’t able to manage her fame gracefully. She surrounded herself with drugs and alcohol, which resulted in her downfall. Her addiction took everything away from her; her fame, her passion, her talent, and the will to become a designer. Along with her mental stability it is surely a loss to Hollywood to lose an actress like her to drugs.