Amanda Seyfried is an actress, singer, and former model from the United States of America. She has a net worth of $16 million. At the age of 12, Seyfried was a child model who went on to star in the soap opera “As the World Turned.” She has now become a critically regarded actor in the film and television industry.
Her performance as Marion Davies in “Mank” earned her an Academy Award nomination in 2021 for Best Supporting Actress. Her depiction of Elizabeth Holmes in the Hulu series “The Dropout” garnered excellent reviews in 2022.
As Karen Smith in the 2004 film “Mean Girls,” she made her film debut and earned $130 million at the box office. Since 2006, Amanda has been in more than 30 feature films, including the 2008 sequel to “Mamma Mia!” and its 2018 sequel, “Les Misérables” (2012), “A Million Ways to Die in the West” (2014), and “Ted 2” (2016). (2015). “Glamour” magazine named Seyfried the third most beautiful woman in the world in 2010, and Moviefone featured her in their “25 Under 25: Hollywood’s Hottest Young Stars” list in 2008, 2009, and 2010. ‘People’ magazine named Amanda as one of the “25 Beauties (and Hotties) at 25” list in 2011 and included her in their “Most Beautiful” editions in 2009 and 2010.
|Net Worth:||$16 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Dec 3, 1985 (36 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 3 in (1.61 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Singer, Model|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Amanda Seyfried Early Life:
Amanda Michelle Seyfried was born on December 3, 1985, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. When she was 11 years old, she began modeling with the help of her mother Ann (an occupational therapist), father Jack (a pharmacist), and elder sister Jennifer.
Amanda made cameo appearances on the covers of Francine Pascal’s book series “The Victoria Martin Trilogy” and in advertisements for The Limited Too, where she starred with Leighton Meester, who would go on to feature in the hit television show “Gossip Girl.” She studied opera as a teenager and graduated from William Allen High School in 2003; she had planned to attend Fordham University in New York City, but she opted not to after being cast in the film “Mean Girls.” She is married and has two children.
The career of Amanda Seyfried:
Seyfried landed the role of Lucy Montgomery on CBS’ “As the World Turns” in 1999. She lasted on the serial opera until 2001, appearing in 27 episodes, before guest-starring on ABC’s “All My Children” for five episodes in 2003.
In 2004, she featured alongside Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, and Lacey Chabert in the film “Mean Girls,” which was created by Tina Fey of “Saturday Night Live” and co-starred Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, and Lacey Chabert.
Between 2004 and 2006, Amanda guest-starred on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and began appearing as the slain best friend of the titular adolescent investigator on “Veronica Mars,” in which she featured in 11 episodes.
During this time, she also acted in the films “Nine Lives,” “American Gun,” and “Alpha Dog,” as well as guest-starring in “House,” “Wildfire,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” and “Justice.”
Seyfried first appeared in the Emmy-nominated drama “Big Love” in 2006, as Sarah Henrickson, a member of a polygamous Mormon family. She appeared in 44 episodes over the show’s run.
Amanda starred in many films while filming “Big Love,” including “Jennifer’s Body” (2009), “Dear John” (2010), and “Letters to Juliet” (2010). She co-starred in “Mamma Mia!” with Meryl Streep in 2008, a film that incorporated ABBA songs and grossed $615.7 million at the box office.
“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” the sequel, was likewise a hit, grossing $395 million worldwide, and Seyfried was included on the soundtracks for both films (as well as “Dear John,” “Red Riding Hood,” and “Les Misérables”).
Amanda appeared as Red Riding Hood in 2011 and collaborated with Justin Timberlake in the science fiction picture “In Time,” before portraying Cosette in the cinematic adaption of her favorite musical, “Les Misérables.” The picture grossed $441.8 million at the box office and received a slew of accolades.
Awards and Nominations
Amanda won a Best Actress award at the Locarno International Film Festival in 2005 for her role in “Nine Lives.” She also won an MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team with her “Mean Girls” co-stars for their work on the movie.
As of 2010, she was named Breakthrough Female Star of the Year at the ShoWest Awards. At the MTV Movie Awards, she was named best Scared-As-Shit Performance for her performance in the movie. Among the awards the cast of “Les Misérables” won was Best Ensemble from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. They also won nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards.
In 2021, she was nominated for an Academy Award for her work in the movie “Mank.”
After dating Dominic Cooper, her co-star in the film, from 2008 to 2010, Amanda began a relationship with actor Justin Long in 2013.
On March 12, 2017, she married her co-star from “The Last Word,” Thomas Sadoski, whom she began dating in 2016. On March 21, 2017, Nina was born to the couple. In September 2020, they will have a baby boy.
They have both served as directors on the board of INARA (International Network for Aid, Relief & Assistance), a non-profit organization dedicated to aiding injured refugee children. Throughout her life, Seyfried has struggled with panic attacks, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder, and she refused to act on stage until 2015.
After Amanda moved to New York City in 2010, she paid $1.7 million for a 1,585 square foot apartment in Greenwich Village. She put this house up for sale in April 2022 for $3.25 million.
On the Upper West Side, she paid $2.5 million for a home in 2019.
In 2011, she bought a house from her “Jennifer’s Body” co-star Adam Brody for $1.85 million. Besides her home in the Catskills, Seyfried also has a barn that has been turned into a guest house and a stable for her goats and horses.