Amanda Bynes Biography

Amanda Bynes is known as an American actress and fashion designer. She rose to prominence for her work in television and films throughout the 2 decades, i.e., in the 1990s and 2000s. She got a break as a child actress, working on the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series All That (1996-2000), and had her breakthrough starring in its spin-off series The Amanda Show  (1999-2002), for which she received several recognitions. In March 2023, she was found roaming naked on the streets of Los Angeles and LA police placed her on a 72-hour psychiatric hold. 

Early Life 

Amanda Laura Bynes was born on 3rd April 1986 in Thousand Oaks, California, she is the youngest child amongst three, her elder sister named, Jillian Bynes, and her younger brother named, Tommy, born to Lynn and Rick Bynes. Her mother was a dental assistant and office manager and her father was a dentist. Her father hails from a Catholic background with the ethnicity of Irish, Lithuanian, and Polish descent and her mother is of Jewish descent and was born to a Canadian couple who were from Poland, Russia, and Romania.

Bynes has been interested in illustration and fashion design. In December 2013, Bynes enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Irvine for 2014, then in 2018, she received her Associate of Arts degree in Merchandise Product Development and announced her intentions to start a bachelor’s degree program. In 2019, Bynes graduated from FIDM.

Amanda Bynes Career

Starting at the age of 7 in community plays starring in ‘Annie’ at the Camarillo Youth Center. One of the reviewers from Ventura Star newspaper called her personality a sensational one due to her character of Scout in the act named, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ (Arts Council Center in Thousand Oaks) and even more impressive in and as Mary (lead role) in the play, ‘The Secret Garden’ (Conejo Players Theater). She played a remarkable role in ‘Figure It Out.

Read Also:  Maria Bakalova Biography

Then she started a comedy show ‘The Amanda Show’ in 1999 which continued till 2002. After that, she appeared on various TV shows out of them are ‘Arli$$’, ‘The Nightmare Room’ and many more. Then she got an opportunity to be a part of the film industry in the year 2002 with ‘The Big Fat Liar’.

In Charlotte’s Web 2: Wilbur’s Great Adventure she made her voice-over debut, after that in 2005 she got another voice-over in ‘Robots’, an animated comedy, and lastly in that year she also starred in a rom-com film, ‘Love Wrecked’.


According to sources, in the year 2012, Amanda Bynes was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol in West Hollywood, two years later then, the charge was dropped from her, and she received three-year probation. In May 2013, she was alleged for consuming marijuana, after she was found smoking on the premises of her Manhattan Apartment. And this case was dismissed against her by a NY County judge in June 2014. Around July 2013, Ventura County sheriff’s deputies imprisoned her after she intendedly to start a small fire in the driveway of laymen in Thousand Oaks.

She was hospitalized in under observation for 72 hours for her mental health, then her parents filed for conservatorship of her moments after she was hospitalized. Later in August, her mother was granted temporary conservatorship for Bynes’s actions. In October 2014, Bynes accused her father of emotional and sexual abuse in a series of tweets, when her parents protested their innocence, then she made a declaration that in view of having bipolar disorder, she tweeted all this. Then around August 2018, her mother got Bynes conservatorship. In 2018, she confirmed that she as recovered and then made clear through her Twitter account that the abuse statement against her father was baseless.

Read Also:  Oona Chaplin Biography

Social Media

According to various sources, it is known that she has 50.9k followers on Instagram. Since January 2011 she has joined Twitter and has 2.5 million followers.

Amanda Bynes Biography

Real Name Amanda Laura Bynes
Birth Date April 3, 1986
Age (as of 2023) 36 Years
Birth Place Thousand Oaks, California, United States
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Religion Judaism
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 64 kg  –  in Pounds –  141 lbs
Shoe Size 7.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Green
Body Type Slim


Father Rick Bynes
Mother Lynn Organ
Sister Jillian Bynes, Tommy Bynes


School Thousand Oaks High School
College Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

Relationship Status

Marital Status Engaged
Affair Yes
Boyfriend Paul Michael

Personal Life

According to various reports, Amanda Bynes briefly dated Seth MacFarlane in the year 2008 when she gave her voice to a character in an episode of the show ‘Family Guy. After that in 2019, there was a rumor that she is dating Paul Micheal, and in 2020, she confirmed their relationship through her Instagram handle by announcing her engagement with Paul Michael. After that, it was announced that they halted the relationship, but later on, it was revealed to be baseless.

Read Also:  Julianna Rose Mauriello Biography

Then, in March 2020, Bynes shared an ultrasound photo on her Instagram handle, by announcing that she was expecting her first child with Paul Micheal. After that, she deleted that post, and the same was confirmed by her lawyer. But it is still not to the media whether she is committed to someone or not.

Amanda Bynes Net Worth

According to various sources, it is known that she has a total net worth of $3 million approximately, and her major earning sources are her being an actress, a singer, and a fashion designer.


  • Ranked 46th on the Maxim magazine for Hot 100 women of 2008 list and voted 30th rank for same in 2011.
  • Throughout her career, she has performed many plays in different television films, series, and ads, and she has also opened her own fashion line, named ‘Dear’ and from here she yearly earns approx. $500000.
  • In 2003, she was on the front page of Vanity Fair.
  • In 2000, she won the award for Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice award.

Leave a Comment