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Amanda Bynes is an American former actress, best known for her work in television and  film throughout the 1990s and 2000s. She rose to prominence as a child star in the late 1990s and early 2000s on Nickelodeon through the sketch comedy series All That and its spinoff series The Amanda Show.

Bynes made her feature film debut starring as Kaylee in Big Fat Liar and later went on to star in a number of successful movies, including What a Girl Wants, She’s the Man, Hairspray, Sydney White and Easy A.

Birth Name

Amanda Laura Bynes

Nickname

Chicky, Mandy, Manda

Profession

Actress, Fashion Designer

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Amanda Bynes was born on the 3rd of April 1986, in Thousand Oaks, California, United States.

Age

She’s currently 34 years old.

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

White

Religion

Christianity

Education

In 2004, Amanda graduated from Thousand Oaks High School in California via independent study program. In December 2013, Bynes enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Irvine for 2014. In 2018, she received her Associate’s of Art degree in Merchandise Product Development and announced her intentions to start a bachelor’s degree program. In 2019, Bynes graduated from FIDM.

Family Details

  • Father – Rick Bynes (Dentist who also practiced stand-up comedy)

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  • Mother – Lynn (Dental assistant and office manager)
  • Siblings – Tommy (Older Brother) (Chiropractor) and Jillian (Older Sister)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Amanda Bynes has dated –

  • Drake Bell (1999-2001) – In 1999, American actor, Drake appeared on The Amanda Show and soon started dating the actress. In February 1999 to December 2001, they dated together.
  • Taran Killam (2001-2002) – In March 2001 to May 2002, American actor, Killam dated the actress.
  • Seth MacFarlane (2008) – In 2008, MacFarlane is almost everything – singer, director, producer, comedian, voice actor, animator, screenwriter and finally actor. He dated Amanda briefly. They first met on the set of TV series, Family Guy as Bynes had to voice a character in a single episode. In 2008, it’s not clear when the relationship ended.
  • Doug Reinhardt (2008-2009) – In December 2008, American reality TV series The Hills personality, Doug Reinhardt and Bynes were seen together at the LA Laker’s game. But, the relationship lasted less than a month and ended in January 2009.

  • Paul Michael (2019-Present) – In 2020, on her Instagram page, she announced her engagement to Paul Michael. Three weeks later, it was announced that they broke off the relationship but this announcement was later revealed to be false. Michael stated that their Instagram accounts had been hacked. In March 2020, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 64 kg
  • In Pounds – 141 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-26-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 33C

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Green

Hair Color

Brown

But, she generally dyes them blonde.

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 8 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Amanda is best known for her work in television and film throughout the 1990s and 2000s. Her appearances on the television on the popular TV series All ThatThe Amanda Show and What I Like About You.

Album Debut

In July 10, 2007, Amanda was released the soundtrack of musical film, Hairspray under the label New Line / Warner Music. The album was certified as platinum with around 1.2 million sales in the US. The length of the album is 66:05 minutes.

Film Debut

In 2002, Amanda made American teen comedy film, Big Fat Liar for her role as Kaylee. It was her lead role opposite Frankie Muniz.

Television Debut

In 1996 to 2000, Amanda was in lead role in the American live-action, sketch comedy-variety show, All That for various roles. She acted in the show from season 3 to 6 in a lead role.

Brand Endorsements

Amanda Bynes has done endorsement work for brands such as Got Milk?.

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2000Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Television ActressAll ThatWon
The Amanda Show
Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Leading Young ActressNominated
YoungStar AwardsBest Young Actress/Performance in a Comedy TV Series
2001Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Television ActressWon
Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Leading Young ActressNominated
2002Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Television ActressWon
Teen Choice AwardsFilm: Choice ChemistryBig Fat LiarNominated
2003Choice TV Actress: ComedyWhat I Like About You
Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film: Leading Young ActressBig Fat Liar
Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Movie ActressWon
Favorite Television ActressThe Amanda Show
2004Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama): Leading Young ActressWhat I Like About YouNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actress: Comedy
Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite Movie ActressWhat a Girl WantsWon
2005Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actress: ComedyWhat I Like About YouNominated
2006Movies: Choice LiplockShe’s the Man
2007Hollywood Film FestivalEnsemble of the YearHairsprayWon
2008Broadcast Film Critics AssociationBest Acting Ensemble
Palm Springs International Film FestivalEnsemble Cast Award
Screen Actors GuildOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureNominated
2011MTV Movie AwardsBest Line From a MovieEasy A

Amanda Bynes Favorites

  • Favorite Movie – Clueless (1995)
  • Favorite Comedian – Lucille Ball
  • Favorite TV Show – Roseanne (1988-1997)
  • Favorite Animal – Dog
  • Favorite Food – Hot Dogs

Amanda Bynes Net worth

Amanda Bynes has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Amanda Bynes

  • Amanda has an interest in fashion design and illustrations.
  • Amanda drove her vehicle without the active license and as a result, her vehicle was impounded.
  • She was taken for a mental check-up to Roosevelt Hospital as she threw a  bong (a device used to smoke that drug) out of her 36th-floor window.
  • Amanda denied of throwing the bong out of the window and instead accused a policeman of sexual harassment. The actress was later expelled from her property legally.
  • In 2005, she made her voice-over debut in Charlotte’s Web 2: Wilbur’s Great Adventure and later in the animated comedy Robots.
  • In 2006, after What I Like About You ended, Bynes focused on her film career and starred the sport comedy film She’s the Man.
  • In 2008, she appeared in the Lifetime Television movie Living Proof as the student assistant of Harry Connick, Jr.’s character.
  • In 2009, Amanda was also originally set to star in the comedy Post Grad.
  • In 2010, Amanda started shooting the comedy film Hall Pass but dropped out again and was replaced by Alexandra Daddario.
  • In 2012, Bynes was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in West Hollywood. Two years later, the charge was dropped and she received a three-year probation.
  • In May 2013, Bynes was charged with reckless endangerment and marijuana possession after she was found smoking in the lobby of her Manhattan apartment building.
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