Amanda Bynes Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career and More

Amanda Bynes Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career and More
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Posted By: Ejaz Abbasi | January 30, 2019


Amanda Bynes is a famous American actress who is well recognized and best known for her work in the Nickelodeon stint “The Amanda Show.” She entered the world of Hollywood at the very early age of eight years. Another reason for her popularity is her long association with Nickelodeon as a child artist. Amanda was born and grew up in California and got full support from her parents in pursuing the acting career. She took many Hollywood based comedy classes, and after that, she spotted by Nickelodeon and offered a sketch comedy show of her own named “The Amanda Show.” She won many Nickelodeon Awards for this show. ”Amanda Bynes Bio” contains everything you need to know about her.

Amanda Bynes Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Affairs and More

Amanda Bynes

After her successful performance in this show, she appeared in a number of Hollywood movies such as “Hairspray,” “What a Girl Wants” and “Big Fat Liar” to name a few. She also stepped into the television world and appeared infamous television series like “What I Like About You.” In the year 2010, she stated her retirement from acting profession on Twitter as she has no interest in acting anymore. But in the same year, she appeared in the movie “Easy A.”

Unfortunately, from 2012, Amanda has been in trouble with the law and showed a questionable behavior to the public. Currently, possible schizophrenia diagnosed, and she is under a psychiatric hold by the law. This article will provide you a lot of info about this talented and beautiful lady. If you are a fan of her then just sit back and read this article to know everything about her.

Amanda Bynes Childhood and Early Life:

Amanda Bynes was born on 3rd April 1986 AD in Thousand Oaks, California, USA. Her father’s name is Richard Bynes. And her mother’s name is Lynn Organ. Her father is a dentist by profession, and her mother is a dental assistant. Her family has a mix of Jewish and Catholic beliefs. However, she has full freedom to follow her own faith.

Amanda Bynes

Amanda started taking comedy class for kids at the Comedy Store in Hollywood when she was only seven years old. After that, she also attended another comedy class named the “Laugh Factory.” During her class, she was offered to act professionally. This was the time when she started acting as a profession.

Amanda Bynes Career:

Amanda Bynes very firstly appeared on television at the age of only seven with a commercial of Nestle’s candy called “Buncha Crunch” candies. Soon after, she was noticed by the producers and hired for acting on stage such as “The Secret Garden” and “Annie” to name a few. In the meantime, she also became the regular cast member of Nickelodeon’s shows like “All That” and “Figure It Out.” The show named “All That” added a lot in her name, fame, and popularity and due to her increasing popularity, she earned a sketch comedy show of her own named “The Amanda Show.” In the year 1999, she reached the peak of fame due to her show “The Amanda Show” in which she established unforgettable characters including Penelope Taynt and Judge Trudy. For consecutive three years, she earned Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for Favorite TV Actress due to this show.


In the year 2002, after her extreme popularity with Nickelodeon, she entered into the world of motion pictures with her performance in “Big Fat Liar.” In this movie, she performed along with Sandra Oh and Paul Giamatti. After that, she also appeared in the WB series named “What I Like About You.” Then Amanda performed in another movie named “What a Girl Wants,” and in this movie, she again worked with superstars of that time including Clive James, Colin Firth, and Kelly Preston. Apart from her own show and movies, she also lends her voice in the movie named “Charlotte’s Web 2: Wilbur’s Great Adventure”. She also appeared on “Vanity Fair’s” cover.

In the year 2005, she performed in a romantic comedy named “Love Wrecked.” This movie not a success and was considered to be distributed by the Weinstein Company. Later it was sold to ABC Family Channel and appeared on TV after two years.

Later Works:

Amanda Bynes

In the year 2006, Amanda again appeared in a comedy film named “She’s the Man” that somehow based on William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” In this movie, she worked with Channing Tatum and this movie was a big hit on the box office and also was a worldwide commercial hit. In the year 2007, she performed in the remake of the musical named “Hairspray.” In this project, she worked with Michelle Pfeiffer, Zac Efron, John Travolta, and Queen Latifah. This was a huge hit commercially. She also appeared in a comedy named “Sydney White” in the same year. This comedy also named as “Sydney White and the Seven Dorks,” and this was a modern twist on the story of “Snow White.” This movie got an average success.

During the same time, she launched her own clothing line and named it “Dear.” For the sake of “Dear,” she signed a deal for five years with Steve & Barry’s.” Unfortunately, the following year, Steve & Barry’s filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. So Amanda’s fashion line came to an end in the year 2009. In the year 2008, she performed in a Lifetime Television movie named “Living Proof.” This movie based on the true-life story of Dr. Dennis Slamon.

She portrayed in the movie, the character of the student assistant to Henry Connick. In the following year, she appeared in another movie named “Easy A” and worked with Emma Stone. In the year 2010, she stated on Twitter that she retired from the acting profession. Because she was not interested in acting anymore. However, after a few weeks, she re-tweeted that she unretired.

Major Works:

Following are some best works by Amanda Bynes, and all these are worth seeing:

  1. The Amanda Show

Awards and Achievements:

Throughout her career, she nominated many times for the prestigious awards. She won the following awards and nominations:

  • Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for the Favorite Television Actress – 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for the Favorite Movie Actress – 2003, 2004
  • Hollywood Film Festival Awards for Ensemble of the Year – 2007, 2008

Amanda Bynes Personal Life:

Amanda Bynes

As far as Amanda’s personal life is concerned she remained in a relationship with “The Amanda Show” co-star named Taran Killam. After that, she started dating with her “What I Like About You” co-star named Nick Zano in the year 2003. Later she spotted getting cozy with Doug Reinhardt. This relationship was not long enough.

In the year 2012, she collided with a police car and arrested. Police stated that she was under the influence, however, her father claimed that she did not drink any alcohol that night. She again arrested for hit and run case three months later. In the year 2013, she has changed in her appearances with long and curly hairs and a few months later seen with a shaved head. The same year, she arrested on the charges of having marijuana in her house. She also has some behavioral issues and remained under psychiatric hold for 72 hours.

Amanda Bynes Net Worth:

Amanda Bynes has an estimated net worth of almost $6 million (estimated in 2017).

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