Amanda Peet is one of the most popular American actresses of this century. She mainly began rising more to prominence in the industry after her role and performance in the crime comedy film “The Whole Nine Yards”, which she’s one of its stars. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Amanda Peet in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Amanda Peet was born on January 11, 1972, in New York City in New York, United States. Her father Charles Peet worked as a lawyer in the corporate sector, and her mother Penny Levy worked mainly in the social field. Her great-grandfathers from her mother’s side, Samuel Levy and Samuel Roxy Rothafel were popular personalities during their living times.
Amanda Peet was grown and raised in New York and in London. She studied at the Friends Seminary private day school, and she graduated with a degree in American history from the Columbia University. She’s also a former student of the performing arts non-profit organization HB Studio, which means that she received training there. We do not know if she has any siblings, but her parents were divorced.
Amanda Peet has been into relationships and marriages throughout her life. Years ago, she had relationships with the actress Sarah Paulson, actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director Ben Stiller, and with the actor and director Brian Van Holt.
Amanda Peet has been married to the writer, producer and director David Benioff since 2006. The couple gave birth to 1 son and 2 daughters together, Henry Benioff, Frances Pen Benioff was born in 2007 and Molly June Benioff was born in 2010.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Amanda Peet appeared in commercials during her early career days. Her debut film acting role was in the drama thriller “Animal Room”. She started gaining success after starring in the crime comedy film “The Whole Nine Yards”. One of her most popular roles was in the epic science fiction-disaster film “2012”.
Coming to the awards, Amanda Peet didn’t really receive much throughout her career. She was nominated for a total of 3 Teen Choice Awards, 1 Satellite Awards, among others. She won the Young Hollywood Award in the category of Best New Style Maker in 2000, and the Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award for her role and performance in “Please Give” film.
Amanda Peet newest and most recent acting roles in series including the comedy drama “Togetherness”, comedy “Brockmire” and an anthology series titled “The Romanoffs”. Her latest acting roles in films were in the romantic comedy “Sleeping with Other People” and the comedy drama “Trust Me”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actress Amanda Peet has an estimated net worth of somewhere near $20 million. She earned her millions from starring in films and series. Amanda Peet’s husband David Benioff net worth is around $22 million. One of the highest grossing films which Amanda Peet starred in is “2012”, which grossed more than $769 million at the box office.
Amanda Peet is a great actress whose roles and performances in films and series has always left a touch. She has reached about 70 credits as films and series actress including her latest roles. Amanda Peet is happily living with her husband, David Benioff, and their children.