Amanda Laura Bynes was born April 3, 1986, is an American actress. She is known for her work in television and film throughout the 1990s and 2000s. Bynes began her career as a child actress, working on the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series All That (1996–2000), and had a breakthrough starring in its spin-off series The Amanda Show (1999–2002) and receiving several accolades.
During her mid-teens, Bynes played Holly Tyler in The WB sitcom What I Like About You (2002–2006), and made her film debut in the comedy Big Fat Liar (2002). She went on to star in a number of successful films, including the comedy What a Girl Wants (2003) and the animated film Robots (2005); she has received praise for her roles in the sports comedy She’s the Man (2006), the musical Hairspray (2007), and the comedy-drama Easy A (2010).
Amanda Bynes Personal Life
Bynes was born in Thousand Oaks, California, on April 3, 1986, the youngest of three children born to Lynn (née Organ), a dental assistant and office manager, and Rick Bynes, a dentist. Her father is Catholic and is of Irish, Lithuanian, and Polish descent. Her mother is Jewish, and was born to a Canadian couple whose families were from Poland, Russia, and Romania.
Amanda Bynes Education
Amanda Bynes has not shared any details about her early education. Although, she later went to the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, from where she learned modeling and various other skills. Amanda started working very soon, which is a reason for her education profile being so empty.
Amanda Bynes Career
1993–2005: Child acting and breakthrough
Bynes at the premiere of Robots in 2005
Bynes began professionally acting at age seven, appearing in a television advertisement for Buncha Crunch candies. During her childhood, she also appeared on stage in versions of Annie, The Secret Garden, The Music Man, and The Sound of Music. Later she attended a comedy camp at the Los Angeles Laugh Factory and was spotted by a Nickelodeon producer before being cast by the network on the sketch comedy series All That, where she played various roles from 1996 to 2000.
Bynes was named one of Teen People’s “25 Hottest Stars Under 25” in 2006. In 2006, Bynes starred in the sport comedy film She’s the Man, based on William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. She portrays Viola Hastings, a girl who pretends to be her twin brother to play with the boys’ soccer team at an elite boarding school after the girl’s soccer team at her Prep school gets cut.
In 2008, Bynes appeared in the Lifetime Television movie Living Proof as the student assistant of Harry Connick, Jr.’s character. The film and the cast were praised. In 2009, she was set to star in the comedy Post Grad, but dropped out with no reason revealed and was replaced by Alexis Bledel amid rumors that she was having difficulties. In 2010, she co-starred alongside the then-relatively unknown Emma Stone in the comedy Easy A. She starred as Marianne Bryant playing a popular and judgmental high-school student. The film was a critical and commercial success, with Stone and Bynes receiving critical praise for their performances. In the same year, Bynes started shooting the comedy film Hall Pass but dropped out of the film and was replaced by Alexandra Daddario. In July 2010, Bynes announced an indefinite hiatus from acting but later stated in 2018 that she intended to return to television acting. Bynes along with some former All That cast members were to reunite at 90’s Con in March 2023. It would have been Bynes’s first major public appearance since her conservatorship ended, but Bynes did not attend.
Mental health and substance abuse problems
In 2012, Bynes was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in West Hollywood. Two years later, the charge was dropped and she received a three-year probation. In May 2013, Bynes was charged with reckless endangerment and marijuana possession after she was found smoking in the lobby of her Manhattan apartment building. When officers entered her 36th-floor apartment, she allegedly threw a bong out the window. A New York County judge dismissed the case against her in June 2014.
In July 2013, Ventura County sheriff’s deputies detained her after she allegedly started a small fire in the driveway of a stranger in Thousand Oaks. She was hospitalized under a 72-hour mental-health evaluation hold. Bynes’s parents filed for conservatorship of their daughter shortly after her hospitalization began. In August, Bynes’ mother was granted a temporary conservatorship over Bynes’s affairs.
In February 2022, Bynes filed to end her conservatorship. Her attorney stated that Bynes believed her condition was improved and protection of the court was no longer necessary. Attorneys for her parents stated that they supported her in ending it. The conservatorship was officially terminated on March 22, 2022.
On March 20, 2023, Bynes was placed on a 72-hour psychiatric hold after she flagged a bystander for help and called 911 following a psychotic episode in Los Angeles. The previous weekend, she had been scheduled to appear at an All That panel at 90s con in Connecticut, her first scheduled public event since the end of her conservatorship, but did not make the trip.
Amanda Bynes’s parents are Rick Bynes and Lynn Organ. His father’s name is Rick Bynes. He worked as a Dentist. He also worked as a Stand-up comedian.
Her mother’s name is Lynn Organ. She was in the Dentist profession as well and worked as an Office Manager for a Dental clinic.
Her father originates from Polish, Irish and Lithuanian ethnicity while her mother comes from a Romanian and Russian background. Amanda was raised in a mixed religious family. She grew up in both Catholicism and Jewish households. Amanda, later on, said that she was allowed to follow whatever her heart yearns for.
Amanda grew up with her older siblings, Jillian Bynes (sister) and Tommy Bynes (brother). Tommy works as a professional Chiropractor. Jillian is an Actor and has completed her Bachelor’s Degree from UCLA in History. Besides that, her grandparents are – Helen Eleonor Knitter (Paternal Grandmother), Richard Joseph Bynes (Paternal Grandfather), Chaya “Anne” Tobias (Maternal Grandmother), and Aharon “Arnold” Organ (Maternal Grandfather).
Amanda Bynes and Paul Michael won’t be walking down the aisle anytime soon. A source told E! News that the “Easy A star” and her fiancé have called off their engagement for a second time. However, the pair still remain in a committed relationship.
Amanda Bynes Net Worth
Amanda Bynes also known as Amanda Laura Bynes is an American actress, singer and performer. As of 2023, Amanda Bynes’s net worth is $6 million. She accumulated her net worth through her acting, singing, and performing career.
She also earns a hefty amount of money through her brand endorsements, commercial deals, and social media promotions. Amanda got her breakthrough as a child artist back in the 1990s. She also earned huge fame through her appearance in The Amanda Show.
Latest News About Amanda
Amanda Bynes hospitalised after seen roaming in Los Angeles alone and naked, put on 72-hour psychiatric hold
Amanda Bynes has been taken into psychiatric hold after she was spotted alone on the streets of Los Angeles. She was not wearing any clothes.
Actor Amanda Bynes has been put on psychiatric hold after she was seen roaming the streets of Los Angeles alone and without clothes, as per reports. The incident occurred on Sunday morning. Reportedly, she dialled the emergency number to help herself and was taken to a nearby police station.
As per the latest update on NBC News, the 36-year-old actor is on a 72-hour hold. She is currently in hospital where she will be receiving care. It’s believed that she isn’t hurt.
TMZ also quoted eyewitnesses saying the American actor waved down a passing vehicle during the incident and told the driver that she was coming down from a ‘psychotic episode’. They also said that she herself dialled 911 for help.
A close source to the incident also told NBC News that Amanda ‘hasn’t been in contact with her family for quite some time.’ While her longtime attorney didn’t comment on the matter, her ex-fiancé Paul Michael said she has been off her meds reportedly.
Reacting to the incident, a fan wrote on Twitter, “Amanda Bynes deserved so much more than what the pressures and machinations of childhood stardom have done to her. She’s so goddamn talented and wonderful, it just breaks my heart.” “The fact that Amanda Bynes flagged a car down, told them she was having a psychotic episode and called 911 herself actually gives me a lot of hope for her well-being. That’s a huge deal. When she’s ready, I hope she can be proud of herself for that,” added another.
Someone also said, “Shout out to that driver who stopped for a lone naked woman who self-assessed her own mental distress in DOWNTOWN LA to help Amanda Bynes and not assault her. Really proud of that person. proud of Amanda too. I really hope she can get the help she needs.”
The incident occurred almost one year after the court terminated Amanda’s conservatorship. She submitted a petition to dissolve the arrangement. She was supported by her parents, Lynn and Rick Bynes.
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|Full Name||Amanda Laura Bynes|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Date of Birth||3 April 1986|
|Age||36 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Thousand Oaks, California, United States|
|Currently Live In||Los Angeles, California, United States of America|
|Profession||Actress, Singer and Performer|
|Debut||TV Series: All That (1996)|
Film: Big Fat Liar (2002)
|Years Active||2002 – Present|
|Famous Role||Holly Tyler in Tv Series What I Like About You (2002-2006)|
|Religion||Judaism and Catholicism|
|Ethnicity||Irish, Lithuanian, Jewish and Polish Descent|
|Hometown||Thousand Oaks, California|
|School/High School||Thousand Oaks High School,, California, United States|
|College/University||Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles, California|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 168 cm|
In Feet and Inches – 5’6”
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 55 kg|
In Pounds – 121 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Rick Bynes|
Mother – Lynn Bynes
|Siblings:||Jillian Bynes, Tommy Bynes|
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