Amanda Tapping is a popular Canadian actress, executive producer and director. Amanda is well-known for playing Samantha Carter in the television series ‘Stargate SG-1 and ‘Stargate Atlantis’. Amanda is also a co-founder of the Canadian comedy group ‘Random Acts’. In the science fiction-fantasy television series ‘Sanctuary’ she portrayed the character of the ‘Helen Magnus’.
Amanda Tapping was born in Rochford, Essex, England on August 28, 1965. At the age of three, Amanda moved to the Ontario, Canada with her family. She went to the ‘North Toronto Collegiate Institute’ and became expert in both environmental science and drama. In 1984, Amanda decided to focus more on acting career and she joined ‘University of Windsor’ school of drama arts in Windsor, Ontario.
While pursuing college degree Amanda also started doing production. After completing graduation, she studied Theatrical Arts to know more about acting and production. In the meantime, Amanda also started to act in different plays, ads and TV commercials. In 1995, she made her professional acting debut.
In 1994, Amanda Tapping married to Alan Kovacs with whom she has a child named Olivia Kovacs. They both are living happy married life in Vancouver, British Columbia. Amanda also has two brothers.
Amanda Tapping’s professional acting career started in 1995 when she was seen in the TV series like ‘Degree of Guilt’, ‘Rent-a-Kid’ and ‘Net Worth’. Amanda also formed a comedy group, with her two friends called ‘Random Act’. The comedy group used to perform comedic shows in different events of the city.
In 1997, Amanda became much popular by portraying the character of Samantha Carter in the science fiction TV series ‘Stargate SG-1’. Amanda has worked in the films like ‘The Donor’, ‘What Kind of Mother Are You’, ‘Booty Call’, ‘The Void’, ‘Dancing Trees’ and ‘Space Milkshake’. Amanda worked in the Television industry for a long time.
Amanda Tapping has won several awards during her acting journey. Amanda Tapping won ‘Canadian Comedy Award’ in the category of Best Actress for her role in the film ‘Breakdown’. Amanda was also renowned with ‘ACTRA’s 2015 Woman of the Year’ in 2015.
How much is Amanda Tapping Net Worth in 2017
Amanda Tapping is a popular actress who has appeared in many TV series and films. Amanda has got massive success in her life as an actor, executive producer and director. The net worth of Amanda Tapping is an estimated around $5 million US dollar as of 2017. The main sources of her income are TV series and films. In addition to this, Amanda has also worked as a producer and director in many TV series which helped her to gain wealth.
Amanda Tapping is a talented actor and she has also worked as the executive producer and director in many TV series. Amanda made her directing debut with the seventh season of the ‘Stargate SG-1’ on an episode named ‘Resurrection’. The seventh episode of ‘Sanctuary’ which was named ‘Veritas’ was directed by the Amanda Tapping.
She has directed three episodes of ‘Primeval: New World’, ‘Continuum’ and four episodes ‘Olympus’. The other TV series in which she has done direction are ‘Dark Matter’, ‘Van Helsing’, ‘The Magicians’ and ‘Supernatural’.