About Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes net worth currently amounts to $4 million. She rose to the fame as a teenager, performing on a sketch comedy show All That and went on to star on The Amanda Show. A bit later Amanda has featured on the movies The Hairspray, Easy A and What a Girl Wants, as well as television show called What I like About You. About a year ago the young starlet has faced charges for driving her car under the influence.
Bynes was born in California, in 1986. She made her television debut at the age of 7, appearing on candy commercial for Nestle. Amanda Bynes net worth started to grow in 1996, when a ten-year-old was cast for sketch comedy/variety show All That. Conveying an impressive degree of theatric skill and comedic talent at an early age, Amada was offered to become a lead star on her own program, The Amanda Show. It aired for three years and remained among the most popular kid’s shows in America right until its closure. During this period the young actress received 3 Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards. Amanda Bynes net worth growth shifted to the higher gear as she jumped onto the big screen with Big Fat Liar. In this movie she starred alongside another teen crowd-pleaser, Frankie Muniz.
In 2002, at the age 15, Amanda landed one of the leading roles on WB Network’s What I Like About You. In these series the teen portrayed a sweat younger sister to Jennie Garth, an actress known from the hit television show Beverley Hills 90210. In her next movie, What a Girl Wants, Amanda turned into a teenager who travels from New York City all the way to England to find her long lost father, who appeared to be filthy rich. Just like her previous movie Big Fat Liar, What a Girl Wants was a box office success, grossing nearly $11.5 million during the opening weekend. It went on to earn $36 million in the United States and $14.6 million abroad, totaling over $50 million worldwide.
Amanda’s next box office hit, a musical Hairspray based on Broadway show of the same name, reached the cinemas in 2007. The movie was set in the early 1960s, in Maryland, and considered the topic of racial segregation. Amanda’s character in this movie, Penny Pingleton, was drawn into the movement against it, as she started dating an afro-American boy. The movie was nearly unanimously praised by critics and became incredibly profitable. It grossed around $27.5 million in the opening weekend and was ranked No. 3 on the box office. Films that enjoyed greater popularity were Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix and I Pronounce You Chuck and Larry. Hairspray grossed over $200 million worldwide. A modest part of this sum landed in the pocket of the young actress, increasing Amanda Bynes net worth once again.