Intriguing facts about Amanda Bynes
Amanda Laura Bynes is an American actress who is best known for her work in television and film throughout the 1990s and 2000s.
Amanda Bynes was born on 3 April 1986, in Thousand Oaks, California, USA, to Lynn and Rick Bynes. Her father is a dentist and her mother works as a dental assistant.
At age 7, she started taking comedy classes for kids at the ‘Comedy Store’ in Hollywood, and after that she attended the ‘Laugh Factory,’ another comedy class. While she was taking the class, she started getting offers to act professionally.
She however landed her first acting stint in a commercial for ‘Nestlé’s’ candy commercial titled ‘Buncha Crunch’ candies.
After that she was noticed by the producers who hired her to act in stage productions of ‘Annie,’ ‘The Secret Garden,’
Amanda Bynes is popularly know to be an associate of Nickelodeon.
Movies Amanda Bynes featured in includes;
1.She’s the Man (2006)
2. Easy A (2010)
3. What a Girl Wants (2003)
4. Sydney White (2007)
5. Hairspray (2007)
6. Big Fat Liar (2002)
7. Love Wrecked (2005)
Personal Life and Controversies
Throughout 1999, she became very famous by appearing in ‘The Amanda Show’ in which she developed unforgettable characters like ‘Judge Trudy,’ ‘Penelope Taynt,’ etc. The show earned her ‘Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards’ for three years under the ‘Favorite TV Actress’ category.
In 2010, Bynes declared on Twitter that she is done with acting and that she is retiring. She wrote, “Acting isn’t as much fun.” After a few weeks, she tweeted again and said, “I’ve unretired.”
In 2012, she collided with a police car and was arrested for driving under the influence, but her father claimed that she did not have any alcohol that night. Three months later, she was once again arrested for hit and run.
Bynes accused her father of emotional and sexual abuse, which she later withdrew. She then announced that she has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Bynes started a verbal fight on Twitter with singer Rihanna by calling her “ugly.”
It is said that her wild behavior was caused by schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
She tweeted about singer Drake and wrote that she wants him to ‘murder her vagina.’ In another tweet, she called him “ugly” and then apologized and called him “gorgeous.” Drake responded to her tweets by calling it “weird and disturbing.”
Awards and Achievement of Amanda Bynes
Bynes has won seven ‘Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards’ over the course of her acting career. The awards were won for television shows like ‘All That’ and ‘The Amanda Show’ and for the movies ‘Big Fat Liar’ and ‘What a Girl Wants.’
Amanda Bynes Net Worth
Amanda Bynes is an award-winning actress, fashion designer, and singer who has a net worth of $3 million. Amanda Bynes earned her net worth through various acting roles on television and in films.