Amanda Seyfried is an American actress with an estimated net worth of $10 million. She was born on December 3, 1985 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Her mother is an occupational therapist and her father is a pharmacist. She grew up in a nice community with a pretty nice life, and she was able to spend much of her time pursuing her career as a model. From the time she was 11, she pursued modeling with the utmost passion, wanting a career of her own and a life of her own in which she was able to make money and pursue her passion. She began modeling in 1996, eventually landing major brand campaigns such a Limited Too. She worked with future actress Leighton Meester, and she even posed as a character in the “Sweet Valley High” novels for the covers.
When she was 17, Amanda Seyfried decided to give up modeling for a different career. She became a waitress for a retirement community. During her time off work she took acting lessons, voice lessons and even opera lessons. She studied as a Broadway performer and she made it her business to make as much of her free time as possible. At one point she took on a role in a hit soap opera with a recurring role and she began to really look into pursuing her acting career. She had roles in Guiding Light, As the World Turns, All My Children and more. When she was done with her soap opera acting time, she then went on to pursue other avenues of her career by auditioning for a role in a movie called “Mean Girls,” in which she landed a role as a very ditzy popular girl who was mean to the main character played by Lindsey Lohan.
It seemed to be that role that made her famous at first. She then began earning more roles in many series and movies, but it would still be a few years before she really became famous with her role in a series on television called Big Love. In the series, which began airing in 2006, she plays one of the daughters of a couple with multiple wives. Her character struggles with the idea of being part of a family of this nature, and she was stellar in the role.
Personally, Amanda Seyfried likes to keep to herself as much as possible. She disclosed at one point that she suffers from severe anxiety and panic attacks and that she also suffers from stage fright. Her loves Taxidermy and has an impressive collection that she likes to talk about when she does appear in public, but she does like to keep her relationships and her personal life as private as possible otherwise. She’s been known to date actors such as Dominic Cooper and Justin Long, both for two years before their relationships ended and she moved on. She is currently working on a number of projects that will likely increase her net worth and her fame substantially.
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