Who is an American Actress, Amanda Bynes?

Amanda Bynes

Many of us believe that being famous means being loved by everyone and earning huge loads of money. But you couldn’t be farther from the truth. It may be true that you might have lots of fans who will follow you, but it doesn’t mean that they love you. Many celebrities have a very luxurious lifestyle.

But a luxurious lifestyle doesn’t necessarily translate into huge loads of money as many celebrities are on the brink of bankruptcy due to their overemphasized lifestyle and uncontrolled expenditure.

There’s an old adage “Money can’t buy happiness”. In every generation, we have witnessed the harsh reality of immense success and fame. Unfortunately, most of the child stars fall into this category whose early fame ended in tragedy. And Amanda Bynes is also one of them.

Her full name is Amanda Laura Bynes

She was born on April 3, 1986, in thousand Oaks, California, USA. She is the youngest child of the dental assistant and office manager Lynn Organ and dentist Rick Bynes. Her full name is Amanda Laura Bynes.

Her father is Catholic and her mother is Jewish. But she has described herself as Jewish. She has been interested in illustration and fashion design since childhood. She enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Irvine in December 2013. She’s also received an Associate’s of Arts degree in Merchandise Product Development. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in 2019.

The rise of Amanda Bynes

Only at the age of 7, she began to appear in a television advertisement for Bucha Crunch candies. It was at a comedy camp at the Los Angeles Laugh Factory that the industry started taking interest in her. Nickelodeon producer spotted her and offered for an audition at one of Nickelodeon’s hottest children’s programs which she nailed with ease. After that, she got cast by the network on the sketch comedy series All That in 1996.

She made a breakthrough at the age of 13 when she starred in the All That spin-off comedy The Amanda Show. She earned a lot of praise and acclaim as well as loads and loadsamoney.

At the age of 15, she got a chance to be a co-star in the film The Big Fat Liar. The film was commercially successful and grossed roughly $53 million worldwide. After this, she got lots of opportunities in Hollywood and worked on many projects. Her transition to Hollywood looked smooth. Her role was different and wasn’t seen as a kid anymore.

She was loved by many and was seen as a role model to millions. She won many awards. She was living her best life or is it?

The fall of Amanda Bynes

You might be wondering like the what happened guy about what really happened to her. After her last appearance was in the teen romantic comedy film ‘Easy A’  in 2010.

Even though it seems she should be enjoying her life, but she fell into depression. She started taking recreational substances. She relied heavily on such types of substances which of course made her unhealthy and unhappy. She forgot what’s important in her life and paid a heavy price for it.

On April 6, 2012, news broke out that she was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in West Hollywood. She received three-year probation and her charge were dropped after two years. She was once again arrested in May 2013 for reckless endangerment and marijuana possession in New York.

She was hospitalized under a 72-hour mental-health evaluation hold after she started a small fire in a driveway of a stranger in Thousand Oaks just two months later after her arrest.

Later in October 2014, she accused her father of emotional and sexual abuse in a series of tweets. Later she tweeted again that her father didn’t abuse her, but he had implanted a microchip in her brain and made her say those words. I personally think she was still using those substances to tweet such things.

All’s Well That End’s Well

Not much was heard about her from 2012 to 2014. Finally, in 2018 she did an interview with Paper. In that interview, she stated that she had been sober for four years with the help of her parents. She also apologized for her past behavior. She joined FIDM where she graduated in 2019. The same year she checked into a mental health facility “following a stress-related relapse”.

Nowadays she’s active on Instagram. On Instagram, she also revealed a septum piercing, a heart tattoo on her face, as well as the news of her engagement to Paul Michael. The news about her pregnancy was also shared by the couple, but her lawyer announced that she wasn’t pregnant and she lives by the beach, attends school, and is enjoying meditation and Soul Cycle classes.

Appearance

Her height is 5’8″ and her weight is 64 kgs (141 lbs). Her bra size is 32 B. Her body measurements are 34-27-37 inches. Her eyes color is green and her hair color is brown. Her shoe size is 9 (US). She has a slim body.

Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. She has earned a lot of money through various acting roles on television and in films as well as through promotions, ads, and commercials. She is also an entrepreneur and creator of the fashion line called Dear.

Hobbies and Interests

Her favorite color is green and purple. Her favorite foods and drinks are Macaroons, Eggplant Parmesan, Quesadillas, Diet-Coke, and Mango. She is more of a dog person than a cat person. Lucille Ball is her favorite actress. Her hobbies are shopping, cooking, drawing, and watching movies.

Her favorite perfume is Stella by Stella McCartney and her favorite dark lipstick is a Diva by Mac. Clueless is her favorite movie and her favorite TV shows are Friends, Felicity, and Gilmore Girls. Her favorite store is American Apparel. She likes Rag and Bone jeans. Her favorite holiday vacation place is the Bahamas.

Trivia

Her first concert was the Spice Girls as she wanted to be a Posh. Her nickname is Chick. She knows how to play Piano and Violin. She gains weight quickly so she needs to exercise constantly. She survived Hurricane Candy.

 

 

 

 

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