Amanda Bynes Net Worth, Background, Acting, Awards, Legal Issues and Psychiatric Disorder

Published Date   13th Jul. 2017, 00:25 am
Amanda Bynes Net Worth, Background, Acting, Awards, Legal Issues and Psychiatric Disorder
Quick Info
Birth Name: Amanda Laura Bynes
Date of Birth: 03/04/1986
Age: 35 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $5.7 million

The noteworthy film and television actress Amanda Bynes net worth increased as she kept on appearing successfully in the film industry from the early age.


Born in 1986, Amanda Bynes is an American actress and fashion designer, who started her television appearance starting from commercials and plays. Soon, she grew up to become a prominent star when she was only a child during 1990s. Amanda Bynes net worth started to rise from her early days as she appeared in Nickelodeon series All That and The Amanda Show. She has appeared in several films namely, What a Girl Wants, Hairspray, She’s The Man and Easy A.

Birth and Background

Amanda Bynes was born as Amanda Laura Bynes on April 3, 1986 in Thousand Oaks, California. Bynes grew up alongside her 2 siblings. Her parents are Lynn Bynes—a dental assistant and Rick Bynes—a dentist. She is an American belonging to white ethnicity whereas, her ancestry includes Polish, Irish, Lithuanian, Romanian and Russian descents. In addition, her grandparents are Canadians while her mother is a Jewish.

Childhood Career Highlights

Amanda Bynes net worth began to rise with her getting into acting line at the age of 7. She had appeared in a TV advertisement for Buncha Crunch candies. As a child, she also made her appearance in versions of Annie, The Secret Garden and The Sound of Music. Soon, Bynes became a popular face through roles in All That and Figure It Out (1997-99).

Bynes was only 13 when she began starring in her own comedy show The Amanda Show in 1999 until 2002. In 2002, Bynes started collecting fans through her roles in Big Fat Liar and sitcom What I Like About You. Afterwards, Bynes starred in Lovewrecked (2005) and romantic comedy She’s The Man (2006). These roles not only rose Amanda Bynes net worth but also her recognition.

Professional Career Highlights

As Bynes got another big role in commercially successful movie Hairspray, Amanda Bynes net worth soared to a new height.  The movie got positive reviews.  Next, she starred as Syndey White in the comedy movie Sydney White in 2007. She made a sensation appearing in Lifetime Television movie Living Proof in 2008, in which she played the role of student assistant.

By the end of 2000s, Amanda Bynes net worth rose high up becoming a known face in Hollywood. She signed 2 deals in 2009. One of them was teen comedy Easy A (2010) with Lisa Kudrow and Emma Stone, which gathered another critical and commercial success. Another one was Hairspray 2, but the movie got cancelled.

Towards the mid-2010, Bynes stated her plan to retire. However, she announced that it was just a break during 2011 MTV Movie Awards. A year later, she confronted that she wanted to focus on fashion designing as a career instead. Therefore, Bynes enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Irvine during 2014 intake. In a recent interview, taken in 2017, she stated that she wants to return to acting.

Interested in fashion designing, the actress and designer has sold her fashion line nationwide. In order to continue the rise of her fashion career, she moved from Los Angeles to New York.

Recognition and Awards

Amanda Bynes net worth and recognition demonstrated rise as she appeared in the cover of Vanity Fair in 2003 edition. Teen People ranked her among “25 Hottest Stars Under 25” in 2006. Her movie Hairspray won Grammy nomination.  Similarly, she appeared in 2010 February issue of Maxim magazine.

The winning of a number of awards also rose Amanda Bynes net worth as actress. She is the winner Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award three times in a row in 2000-02 for The Amanda Show. Moreover, she has won Kids’ Choice Award in 2004 for What a Girl Wants. Apart from a number of nominations for She’s The Man and What I Like About You, Bynes has won 3 awards for Hairspray. They are Ensemble of The Year in 2007 Hollywood Film Festival, Best Acting Ensemble in 2008 Broadcast Film Critics Association and Ensemble Cast Award in 2008 Palm Springs International Film Festivals.

Legal Issues and Psychiatric Disorder

The gorgeous actress with brilliant acting skills has dark sides too. She was charged for driving under the influence (DUI) in 2012. In addition, she became the alleged criminal for 2 hit and run cases in the same year; however, the charges dropped after financial settlements with victims. For the same case, she went to 3 year probation in 2014.

In addition to traffic law disobedience, in 2013 Bynes got arrested at her home as she was found attempting violence under possession of marijuana. She also went through psychiatric test after the arrest; nevertheless the case dismissed a year later.

Amanda Bynes

In 2014, Bynes made her second DUI case. Further, she also got hospitalized on temporary psychiatric hold after she claimed that her father sexually abused her as a child. Bynes used Twitter to make the accusation. Her psychiatric hold prolonged after she claimed her father implanted a microchip in her brain and that chip forces her to make such accusations.

Amanda Bynes Net Worth

Starting career at a very early age and becoming a successful actress, Amanda Bynes net worth eventually rose till the time she turned into a fashion designer. The award winning actress and fashion designer Amanda Bynes has a net worth of $5.7 million. Even though her acting career came to an end with her interest diversion and health issues, Amanda Bynes has made a remarkable place in Hollywood.

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