As far as entertainment is concerned, Amanda Seyfried has tried it all, showing great steadfastness and focus in pursuit of her dreams of becoming a big name in showbiz. The actress, model and songwriter who first started out as a model tested waters in the acting field where she would achieve most of her remarkable feats. She didn’t just become popular upon entry, she started with small roles in soap operas like ‘As the World Turns’ and ‘All My Children’. Amanda’s story is quite an interesting one which any aspiring actress should hear. Here are lesser-known facts about the talented actress.
Amanda Seyfried’s Bio, Age
She was born on December 3, 1985, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to her parents Ann and Jack Seyfried. She has a sister, Jennifer Seyfried who is a musician. Amanda, who is of German, English and Scottish ancestry, had no traces of art biologically as her father is a pharmacist and her mother is an occupational therapist. But she chose an entirely different line having got the call at an early age. She was 11 when she started modeling and she would shoot for print ads placed on items of clothing for companies. She also appeared on Francine Pascal book covers.
Amanda continued modeling until at the age of 17 when she started taking steps into the field of performing arts. She took opera lessons with a voice coach when she was a teenager as she also had an interest in acting and singing. Moving into acting, she started out with small soap operas like the running soap As the World Turns where she starred as Lucinda Marie. She also appeared in All My Children in 2002.
Amanda combined school with her career and was enrolled at Fordham University while she filmed her first movie Mean Girls (2004). Her major breakthrough came in 2006 when she starred in Big Love. Seyfried in 2008 featured in the comedy horror Jennifer’s Body as a best friend to the title character played by Megan Fox. She featured in Letters to Juliet, an adaptation of Lise and Ceil Friedman’s novel, in 2010.
The following year she starred in Red Riding Hood. In 2012, Amanda was cast in the movie Gone, which earned her great critical acclaim. Also in 2012, she starred as Cosette in Les Misérables, the film adaptation of Victor Hugo’s novel of the same name. She featured in Ted 2 in 2015 and in 2018, she starred in Netflix’s Anon.
For her remarkable works, the talented actress has earned a lot of recognition as well as accolades on various platforms. She got two nominations at the Teen Choice Awards in 2010 for the film Dear John. She also got a nod at the 2010 MTV Movie Awards for ‘Best Female Performance’. The actress got a spot in People magazine’s 2009 and 2010 beauty list. She has also been featured on the cover of pop culture magazine, Vanity fair.
Amanda Seyfried has a lot to show for all her efforts. The talented actress sits on a net worth estimated at $10 million. Seyfried has her movies to thank for her net worth. The actress owns a $1.8 million home in Los Angeles.
Personal Life – Husband, Dating, Boyfriend
Amanda Seyfried like her counterparts has had a fair share of love stories in the course of her dynamic career. She is married to Thomas Sadoski, her colleague from The Last Word. The couple who started dating in the early part of 2016 got engaged in September that same year. They tied the knot in March 2017 in a private wedding ceremony with friends and family present. The couple welcomed their first child that same year.
Before she got married, Seyfried was in a relationship with Dominic Cooper with whom she filmed Mamma Mia. The two who started dating in 2008 called it quits two years later in 2010. Seyfried also dated Justin Long in 2013. Her relationship with Long also lasted for two years as the two split in 2015. She has also been linked with co-stars Desmond Harrington, Ben Barnes, and some others.
Body Measurements – Height, Weight
She isn’t just facially pretty but has also got a good body to go with it. Amanda stands at a height of 5 ft 3 in (160 cm) which is quite proportional to her weight of 58 kg (128 pounds). She has a body stats of 36-36-33 inches and wears size 8 (US) for her shoes.