American actress Amanda Seyfried is today’s guest on Rad Virals. Read on to find all about Amanda Seyfried, her net worth, movies and TV shows as well as to check out her pictures and wallpapers.
Amanda Seyfried – Family and Early Years
Amanda Michelle Seyfried was born on December 3, 1985, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Her mother, Ann Sander, is an occupational therapist, while her father, Jack Seyfried, is a pharmacist.
American actress and singer Amanda Seyfried has an older sister, Jennifer, a musician who is part of the organ-driven rock band, Love City. The siblings have German ancestry for the most part, with little English, Welsh, and Scots-Irish.
Seyfried went to William Allen High School and graduated in 2003. For college, she enrolled at Fordham University, but did not pursue her studies when she got an offer to be part of the cast of Mean Girls.
Amanda Seyfried’s Career Summary
American actress Amanda Seyfried’s career actually started through modeling. She appeared in a number of print ads for clothing companies such as Limited Too, together with fellow American actress Leighton Meester. Seyfried was also featured on three Sweet Valley High covers.
When she was 17, Amanda stopped modeling and worked as a waitress. During that time, she took music lessons, concentrating on opera. She was trained by a Broadway coach.
Around this time (2000 to 2003), she started acting in TV series and soap operas, such as Guiding Light, As the World Turns, and All My Children.
In 2003, Seyfried auditioned for the role of Regina George in Mean Girls, although the role was granted to Rachel McAdams. She was eventually cast as Regina George’s sidekick, Karen Smith. Mean Girls came out as a box office hit.
She then auditioned for the title role in Veronica Mars, but she was instead cast for the role of the titular character’s slain best friend, Lilly Kane. She went on to get cast in several movies and TV series for supporting and guest roles.
Amanda Seyfried’s breakthrough role was in the highly acclaimed HBO drama series, Big Love, where she performed in from 2006 to 2010. While doing Big Love, she was cast in Mamma Mia! (2008), through which she gained further popularity.
She went on to appear in various films, including Jennifer’s Body, Sucker Punch, Dear John, Chloe, Letters to Juliet, and Red Riding Hood.
In 2012, she played the role of Cosette in the film adaptation of Les Miserables, alongside Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, and Russell Crowe.
In 2018, she reprised her Mamma Mia! role for its sequel, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. In 2019, she starred as Eve in the comedy-drama, The Art of Racing in the Rain.
For the complete list of Amanda Seyfried’s filmography, check out below.
Amanda Seyfried’s Net Worth in 2019
With an acting career spanning two full decades, American actress Amanda Seyfried has undoubtedly created a stable name for herself in the Hollywood industry. As of 2019, Amanda Seyfried’s net worth is estimated to be somewhere around $10 million.
Amanda Seyfried – Personal Life and Relationships
Although it may not look like it as she is a great actress and singer, Amanda Seyfried actually suffers from anxiety, which is sometimes complicated by panic attacks. She also has stage freight, which is why she had avoided performing in theater productions until 2015.
As for her romantic life, Amanda dated her Mamma Mia! Co-star, Dominic Cooper from 2008 to 2010, although their relationship was on and off. From 2013 to 2015, she dated Justin Long.
In early 2016, she started dating her The Last Word co-star, Thomas Sadoski. The two confirmed their engagement in September 2016. In March of the following year, the couple got married in a private ceremony.
Seyfried and Sadoski have one daughter, Nina Seyfried Sadoski.
Amanda and her beloved Australian Shepherd Finn and practically inseparable. She has written into her contract that Finn can be present on set and evidently is so obedient he waits patiently during the filming of a scene until the Directors says “Cut” before greeting Amanda.
Amanda Seyfried – Filmography
Mean Girls – 2004
Nine Lives – 2005
American Gun – 2005
Alpha Dog – 2006
Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves – 2006
Solstice – 2008
Mamma Mia! – 2008
Official Selection – 2008
Boogie Woogie – 2009
Jennifer’s Body – 2009
Chloe – 2009
Dear John – 2010
Letters to Juliet – 2010
Red Riding Hood – 2011
A Bag of Hammers – 2011
In Time – 2011
Gone – 2012
Les Misérables – 2012
The End of Love – 2013
The Big Wedding – 2013
Epic – 2013
Lovelace – 2013
A Million Ways to Die in the West – 2014
Dog Food – 2014
While We’re Young – 2014
Ted 2 – 2015
Unity – 2015
Pan – 2015
Love the Coopers – 2015
Fathers and Daughters – 2015
The Last Word – 2017
The Clapper – 2017
First Reformed – 2017
Gringo – 2018
Anon – 2018
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – 2018
Holy Moses – 2018
The Art of Racing in the Rain – 2019
You Should Have Left – 2019
Scoob! – 2020
A Mouthful of Air – TBA
Things Heard and Seen – TBA
Mank – TBA
As the World Turns – 1999–2001
All My Children – 2003
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – 2004
Veronica Mars – 2004–2006
House – 2005
Wildfire – 2006
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation – 2006
Justice – 2006
Big Love – 2006–2011
American Dad! – 2008
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – 2014
Twin Peaks – 2017
Family Guy – 2018
Amanda Seyfried – Body Measurements and Other Info
Height – 5 feet 3 inches
Weight – Approximately 58 Kg or 128 lbs
Body measurements – 36-26-35
Age – 34 years
Ethnicity – Caucasian
Nationality – American
Religion – Christian
Shoe size – 8 US (41 EU)
Dress size – 6 US (36 EU)
Hair color – Blonde
Eye color – Green
F.A.Q. About Amanda Seyfried
Is Amanda Seyfried a trained singer?
American actress Amanda Seyfried first trained as a singer before getting into acting. In fact, she almost became an opera singer rather than a Hollywood actress.
Does Amanda Seyfried sing in Mamma Mia!?
Yes, as a trained singer, Amanda Seyfried did all of the singing in Mamma Mia!.
Why is Amanda Seyfried famous?
American actress Amanda Seyfried’s acting career began when she got roles in soap operas, but her fame skyrocketed when she joined the cast of Mean Girls and Mamma Mia!