Amanda Tapping is an English Canadian actress and director. Tapping is popular for portraying Samantha Carter in the military fiction series Stargate SG-1. She also appeared in the science fiction Sanctuary as Helen Magnus. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Amanda Tapping in 2020.
Early Life and Biography
Amanda Tapping was born on August 28, 1965, in Rochford, England. She lived in Ontario, Canada with her family and shifted there when she was three years. Her education was completed from North Toronto Collegiate Institute and received the degree of Environmental Science and Drama. Later she joined the University of Windsor to learn the Art of Drama in Ontario.
Tapping was married to Alan Kovacs and lived with him in Vancouver, Columbia. She has three brothers Christopher, Richard, and Steven. Amanda has a beautiful daughter Olivia who was born in March 2005.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Tapping started her career after completing graduation in stage productions. She started commercial roles and appeared in the television which helped her to get film offers. Her appearance was noticed in the series of The XX-Files and The Outer Limit. She also appeared in comedy troupe while working with Katherine Jackson and Anne Marie in 1990. After, she joined William Shatner for his animated series ‘The Zenoids,’ and she provided her voice in one of the characters. She also received the Canadian Comedy Award for the Best Actress for playing a role in Breakdown.
In 2012, she started her cast on the Supernatural series season 8 and played the character of Naomi. She appeared with the same character that she played in the seventh season. In the 13th season, her character was dismissed as her character apparent death in the script. She also received the title of ACTRA’s 2015 woman of the year from the national union of professional performers in Canada.
Amanda appeared in different movies include The Donor in 1995, What kind of mother are you in 1996, Booty Call in 1997, the void in 2001, stuck in 2002, life or something like it in 2002, Stargate: the art of truth in 2008 and more. She also appeared In the Stargate: Continuum while playing the Samantha Carter character. Her appearance was mostly liked by different artists and helped her to get more offers in her career.
Tapping has received numerous achievements in her acting career. She was nominated for the Saturn Award for the best-supporting-actress on television. After she receives the Leo Award for Lead performer by a female and in 2005, she again won the Leo Award for the best lead SG performer and also received Canadian Comedy Award for the best actress in the movie Breakdown.
Net Worth and Earnings
Amanda Tapping has earned an estimated net worth of around $5.5 million. Her earning has been generated from her acting career which was started from the television series and later appeared in different movies. She earned a huge earning after working as the main lead role which helped her to earn million dollars earning so far.
Tapping is a famous Canadian actress who has earned great respect in the field of acting. She became famous from her role in fiction movie Stargate SG-1 and supernatural series till the third season. Moreover, she is also known for the series of Stargate.