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Amanda Seyfried - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Amanda Seyfried is an American actress, singer, and model. She rose to prominence for starring in Mean Girls (2004), Veronica Mars (2004–2006), and Big Love (2006–2011).

Some of her most notable acting works amongst many are Mamma Mia! (2008),  Dear John (2010), Letters to Juliet (2010), Red Riding Hood (2011), In Time (2011), Les Misérables (2012), Ted 2 (2015), and First Reformed (2017).

Career

Amanda Seyfried started her career in the entertainment industry by becoming a model for various clothing companies, such as Limited Too, alongside Leighton Meester.

Later, she then stopped modeling when she turned 17 years old.

Instead, this Sagittarius performer decided to do something more attractive to her, such as taking vocal lessons and studying opera.

Her first acting career began in 1999 when she appeared in a TV series As The World Turns, a soap opera which was aired on CBS.

Amanda’s career breakthrough began in 2003 when she auditioned for Mean Girls as Regina George.

But she eventually got a role as Karen Smith, one of “The Plastics” in Mean Girls.

Even so, she still got a lot of popularity because of her role and also received many awards and nominations.

In 2005, Amanda starred in Nine Lives which was directed by Rodrigo Garcia and successfully won an award as Best Actress for Locarno International Film Festival.

Later, she then continued her career for Wildfire (2006), Gypsies, Tramps, & Thieves (2006), Alpha Dog (2006), and many more.

After that, Amanda then appeared again in Solstice (2008), Mamma Mia! (2008), Jennifer’s Body (20009), and Chloe (2009), movies that made her image as an actress become valuable.

In 2010, she gained more attention by starring in Dear John alongside Channing Tatum and also Letters to Juliet, a romantic comedy movie.

Starting from there, she then appeared in various popular movies, such as Red Riding Hood (2011), Gone (2012), Les Misérables (2012), and Pan (2015).

Amanda Seyfried came back in the sequel of Mamma Mia!, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), which later was followed by The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019), Scoob! (2020), Mank (2020), and A Mouthful of Air (2021).

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Profile

  • Real Name: Amanda Michelle Seyfried
  • Stage Name: Amanda Seyfried
  • Nickname: Amanda
  • Birthday: December 3, 1985
  • Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actress, Singer, Model
  • Education: William Allen High School
  • Hobbies: Singing, Acting
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @AmandaSeyfried
  • Threads: @mingey
  • Instagram: @mingey
  • TikTok: –
  • YouTube: –

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance 

  • Height: 161 cm (5’3″)
  • Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Body Measurements: 36-26-36 (Bust -36, Waist -26, and Hips -36 inches)
  • Shoe Size: 8 (US)
  • Dress Size: 6 (US)

Family 

  • Father: Jack Seyfried  
  • Mother: Ann Seyfried
  • Brother: –
  • Sister: Jennifer Seyfried 
  • Children: Nina, Thomas Seyfried-Sadoski

Husband, Boyfriend, & Dating History

Alexander Skarsgard

Amanda’s relationship with Alexander was one of her short-lived and earliest on her career.

She opened up about in an Elle interview in 2011, citing that they did date, but never getting serious enough due to her relationship with Dominic Cooper, which probably caused it to end.

Dominic Cooper

Amanda’s involved in an on-and-off romance with Dominic, her Mamma Mia co-star, throughout 2008 and 2009.

They called it quit and later, she revealed to Elle that her heart was “broken pretty hard” and it made her feel “really hard to open myself up to a new person.”

However, it doesn’t seem that the pair got on bad terms due to their separation as they became co-stars again in 2018 when appearing in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.

Ryan Phillippe

She got involved in a brief romance with Ryan in 2011.

According to her interview with Glamour UK in 2011, the fact that their relationship was put under heavy media scrutiny might take a toll on him and caused it to strain.

Josh Hartnett

She had a short fling with Josh in around 2012. However, it didn’t appear to be serious enough for her as she stated in a 2012 Instyle interview about how they were “friends” who “hung out” and “dated.”

Justin Long

Amanda started dating Justin, who’s a comedic actor, in 2013. She revealed how their romance began after she shared a funny post on Instagram to him and became his mutual on the app.

In an interview with Vogue in 2015, she addressed the potential cause of the end of their relationship in 2015, which is because “,aking movies is two solid months of twelve-, fourteen-hour days,” refers to her profession.

Thomas Sadoski

Amanda met Thomas, her now-husband, in 2015 as they became co-stars in The Way We Get By play. At that point, he’s still with his ex-wife Kimberly Hope but separated in the same year.

In a 2018 interview with Porter, she clarified about how he “never flirted, [and] never disrespected his wife,” in addition to reveal about their private wedding, which happened in 2017.

The couple have been blessed with two children: Nina and Thomas.

Net Worth

Multiple sources online estimated her net worth to be around $16 million. She appeared to earn primarily from her career in the industry as an actress, singer, and former model.

Brand Deals

Amanda’s appointed as the ambassador, muse, and official spokesperson for Clé de Peau Beauté in 2010. She’s also chosen as the global face of Givenchy’s Very Irresistible Fragrance in 2013.

She became the Miu Miu’s F/W 2016 Collection Campaign’s global face.

She has been the Jaeger-LeCoultre’s, a luxury watch brand from Swiss, brand ambassador since 2019. In the same year, she’s also appointed as the Lancôme’s global ambassador.

Real Estate

She purchased condo in New York City’s Greenwich Village for $1.7 million in 2017, which in April 2022 was listed in the market for $3.25 million.

Amanda bought another condo in Upper West Side for $2.5 million in 2019.

In addition, she also owns a house located in the Beachwood Canyon, LA, that she purchased from Adam Brody in 2011 for $1.85 million as well as a rustic farmhouse located in the Catskills.

Facts  

  • Amanda Seyfried once got the first rank for 25 Beauties and Hotties at 25 by People magazine in 2011.
  • She also was featured in Bright Young Hollywood in the 2008 Vanity Fair article.
  • Amanda had suffered from panic attacks, OCD, and anxiety before.
  • She has stage fright early in her career.
  • Amanda Seyfried avoided performing for stage productions until 2015.
  • Amanda is a part of NGO INARA.
  • Her mother works as an occupational therapist.
  • Her father is a pharmacist.
  • She has German, Scottish, Irish, English, and Welsh descent.
  • Amanda’s sister, Jessica, is a part of a rock band, Love City.
  • Amanda Seyfried actually enrolled at Fordham University in 2003, but she decided not to attend it after she was offered in Mean Girls.
  • Her ideal type is…

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Movies

  • A Mouthful of Air (2021), as Julie Davis
  • Things Heard & Seen (2021), as Catherine Claire
  • Mank (2020), as Marion Davies
  • You Should Have Left (2020), as Susanna
  • Scoob! (2020), as Daphne Blake (voice)
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019), as Eve Swift
  • Holy Moses (2018), as Mary (short movie)
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), as Sophie Sheridan
  • Anon (2018), as The Girl
  • Gringo (2018), as Sunny
  • First Reformed (2017), as Mary Mensana
  • The Clapper (2017), as Judy
  • The Last Word (2017), as Anne Sherman
  • Fathers and Daughters (2015), as Katy Davis
  • Love the Coopers (2015), as Ruby
  • Pan (2015), as Mary
  • Unity (2015), as narrator
  • Ted 2 (2015), as Samantha Leslie Jackson
  • While We’re Young (2014), as Darby Massey
  • Dog Food (2014), as Eva (short movie)
  • A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014), as Louise
  • Lovelace (2013), as Linda Lovelace
  • Epic (2013), as Mary Katherine “M.K.” Bomba (voice)
  • The Big Wedding (2013), as Missy O’Connor
  • The End of Love (2013), as Amanda
  • Les Misérables (2012), as Cosette
  • Gone (2012), as Jill Conway
  • In Time (2011), as Sylvia Weis
  • A Bag of Hammers (2011), as Amanda
  • Red Riding Hood (2011), as Valerie
  • Letters to Juliet (2010), as Sophie Hall
  • Dear John (2010), as Savannah Curtis
  • Chloe (2009), as Chloe Sweeney
  • Jennifer’s Body (2009), as Anita “Needy” Lesnicki
  • Boogie Woogie (2009), as Paige Oppenheimer
  • Official Selection (2008), as Emily (short movie)
  • Mamma Mia! (2008), as Sophie Sheridan
  • Solstice (2008), as Zoe
  • Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves (2006), as Chrissy (short movie)
  • Alpha Dog (2006), as Julie Beckley
  • American Gun (2005), as Mouse
  • Nine Lives (2005), as Samantha
  • Mean Girls (2004), as Karen Smith

TV Series

  • The Dropout (ABC | 2022), as Elizabeth Holmes
  • Family Guy (Fox | 2018), as Ellie (voice)
  • Twin Peaks (Showtime | 2017), as Becky Burnett
  • Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Fox | 2014), as Marie Tharp (voice)
  • American Dad! (Fox | 2008), as Amy (voice)
  • Big Love (HBO | 2006-2011), as Sarah Henrickson
  • Justice (Fox | 2006), as Ann Diggs
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS | 2006), as Lacey Finn
  • Wildfire (ABC Family | 2006), as Rebecca
  • House (Fox | 2005), as Pam
  • Veronica Mars (UPN | 2004-2006), as Lilly Kane
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC | 2004), as Tandi McCain
  • All My Children (ABC | 2003), as Joni Stafford
  • As the World Turns (CBS | 1999-2001), as Lucinda “Lucy” Montgomery

Singles

  • One of Us (2018)
  • Knowing Me, Knowing You (2018)
  • Angel Eyes (2018)
  • Dancing Queen (2018)
  • I’ve Been Waiting for You (2018)
  • My Love, My Life (2018)
  • Super Trouper (2018)
  • Suddenly – Reprise (2012)
  • A Heart Full of Love – Reprise (2012)
  • One Day More (2012)
  • A Heart Full of Love (2012)
  • In My Life (2012)
  • Li’l Red Riding Hood (2011)
  • Little House (2010)
  • Amanda’s Love Song (2010)
  • Thank You for the Music (2008)
  • I Have a Dream (2008)
  • Slipping Through My Fingers (2008)
  • The Name of the Game (2008)
  • Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) (2008)
  • Lay All Your Love on Me (2008)
  • Our Last Summer (2008)
  • Honey, Honey (2008)

Awards

  • Satellite Awards 2021 – Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture – Mank
  • San Diego Film Critics Society 2021 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • National Society of Film Critics 2021 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association 2020 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association 2020 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2020 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • Satellite Awards 2012 – Best Ensemble, Motion Picture – Les Misérables
  • National Board of Review of Motion Pictures 2012 – Best Acting by an Ensemble – Les Misérables
  • MTV Movie Awards 2010 – Best Scared-As-Shit Performance – Jennifer’s Body
  • MTV Movie Awards 2005 – Best On-Screen Team – Mean Girls
  • Locarno International Film Festival 2005 – Best Actress – Nine Lives

Nominations

  • Saturn Awards 2021 – Best Supporting Actress in a Film – Mank
  • Academy Awards 2021 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • Critics’ Choice Awards 2021 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • AACTA Awards 2021 – Best International Supporting Actress – Mank
  • Hollywood Critics Association 2021 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • London Film Critics Circle 2021 – Supporting Actress of the Year – Mank
  • St. Louis Film Critics Association 2021 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2021 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • Golden Globe Awards 2021 – Best Supporting Actress (Motion Picture) – Mank
  • Chicago Film Critics Association 2020 – Best Supporting Actress – Mank
  • Teen Choice Awards 2013 – Choice Movie Actress: Romance – Les Misérables
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013 – Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture – Les Misérables
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2012 – Best Ensemble Performance – Les Misérables
  • MTV Movie Awards 2010 – Best Female Performance – Dear John
  • Teen Choice Awards 2010 – Choice Movie: Chemistry – Dear John
  • Teen Choice Awards 2010 – Choice Movie Actress: Drama – Dear John
  • Teen Choice Awards 2010 – Choice Movie Actress: Romantic Comedy – Letters to Juliet
  • MTV Movie Awards 2009 – Breakthrough Performance Female – Mamma Mia!
  • People’s Choice Awards 2009 – Favorite Cast – Mamma Mia!
  • Gotham Awards 2005 – Best Ensemble Cast – Nine Lives

Quotes

“Intimacy is a wonderful thing. It’s frustrating that growing up I thought it was wrong. It isn’t. Exploring your sexuality is important when you’re growing up.”

“I have jeans with holes in them and I have nice jeans. I have casual and I have dressy jeans. I’ve got all kinds.”

“If you can’t pronounce a word correctly, just don’t use it.”

“I’m a big fan of moustaches. I think it’s because – and this is not Freudian innuendo at all – my father has a moustache.”

“My focus is to not focus too much on one genre.”

“When you’re young, it’s hard not to get together with your costar.”

“I just did a five-day raw-food diet, but I’ll never do that again. It’s really hard! I’d wake up in the morning feeling great and go to bed feeling miserable, because dinner would be cucumbers, kale, and dressing. I mean, at the end of the day, if you can’t have a Girl Scout cookie and a piece of cheese, what is life all about?”

“I have a dirty mouth sometimes, and I’m very liberal, and that doesn’t always go down well in the film industry – especially when you’ve got to appeal to mums and daughters.”

“Maybe I should drive a hybrid. I do have a shirt that says, ‘Go Green.’”

“I sacrificed six years in L.A. I did my job out here. I made contacts and did the work I had to do.”

“I make hats. I’m on a hat frenzy. I’m on my eighth and I love it.”

Amanda Seyfried is bright, fun, humble, and beautiful. She always does kind and good things to spread kindness around the world. Salute!

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