Film actress, singer, songwriter and model, Amanda Seyfried is a well-rounded multitalented Hollywood star. As a teenager, she gained prominence as a series regular on the long-running soap opera As the World Turns where she portrayed the character Lucy Montgomery. She marked her film debut in the 2004 teen comedy cult classic Mean Girls, a performance which scored her an MTV Movie Award. Among Amanda Seyfried’s notable acting credits includes the role of Sophie Sheridan in the 2008 box-office hit musical comedy, Mamma Mia!. She also reprised her role in the film’s 2018 sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.
Amanda Seyfried’s Bio, Age
Amanda Michelle Seyfried was born on December 3, 1985, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She has mainly German roots with remote degrees of English, Scots-Irish and Welsh ancestry. Her parents are Ann (née Sander), an occupational therapist and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She was raised alongside an older sister Jennifer Seyfield. She had her high school education at William Allen High School, graduating in 2003.
Amanda Seyfried began her journey to stardom at age 11, working as a model. During her days as a model, the talented youngster also took acting and voice lessons. At age 15, Seyfried marked her acting debut as an extra on the daytime drama Guiding Light. She later landed a recurring role as Lucy Montgomery on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns (1999–2001). In her film debut Mean Girls (2004), Seyfried had a breakthrough performance alongside Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams and Lacey Chabert for which they all shared the 2005 MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team.
Amanda Seyfried also appeared in 11 episodes of the drama series Veronica Mars (2004-2006) followed by guest roles in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2004), House (2005), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2005) among several others. She also appeared in a regular role as Sarah Henrickson in the highly-acclaimed drama series Big Love (2006–2011).
On the big screen, Amanda Seyfried struck box-office gold in the 2008 film adaptation of a 1999 musical of the same name Mamma Mia!, alongside Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan. Her role as Sophie Sheridan in Mamma Mia! was her first lead role and she also recorded 5 songs for the film’s soundtrack. Seyfried also starred as a co-lead opposite Channing Tatum in the 2010 romantic drama Dear John which was also a box-office hit. She cemented her A-list status as she starred in lead roles in Chloe (2009), Letters to Juliet (2010) and Red Riding Hood (2011). She also starred opposite Justin Timberlake in the sci-fi thriller In Time (2011) which was equally a huge commercial success.
In 2012, Amanda Seyfried featured and also showed off her singing talent in the highly-acclaimed musical drama Les Misérables alongside Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Anne Hathaway. The multitalented actress recorded further box-office success with a voice role in the animated action-adventure Epic (2013) as well as a supporting role in the comedy Ted 2 (2015). More recently, Seyfried featured in the 2018 Mamma Mia! sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again where she reprised her lead role as Sophie Sheridan.
Is She Dating? Boyfriend, Husband
Amanda Seyfried is married to fellow actor Thomas Sadoski. Their relationship dates back to early 2016 when the duo co-starred in the comedy-drama film The Last Word. The couple announced their engagement in September 2016 after 6 months of dating. They eventually tied the knot on March 12, 2017, in a private ceremony. The couple welcomed their first child on March 24, 2017, a daughter named Nina Sadoski Seyfried.
Is Amanda Seyfried A Lesbian?
In the 2009 dark comedy film Jennifer’s Body, Amanda Seyfried shared a kiss with her co-star Megan Fox. However, it is still safe to assume that Seyfried is not gay. In her long-running Hollywood career, the gorgeous actress has never made any suggestions to that effect and in addition, all of her known real-life romantic involvements have been with people of the opposite sex.
Prior to her marriage, Amanda Seyfried was known to have dated English-born actor Dominic Cooper from 2008 to 2010. She equally had a relationship with fellow Hollywood actor Justin Long from 2013 to 2015. Apparently, her clear-cut relationship history is enough proof that the Mama Mia! star is definitely into men.
Height and Other Body Stats
Amanda Seyfried stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm). She sports a trim physique with a body weight of 49 kg (108 lbs). In the early stages of her Hollywood career, Seyfried was known for her voluptuous physique. However, the actress shed a noticeable amount of her body weight which consequently reduced her assets.
Now in her 30s, Seyfried has maintained the girlish looks which first endeared her to TV audiences. The ageless actress has basic body measurements 36-26-35 inches (91-66-89 cm). Long blonde hair, charming green eyes, and full lips are among Seyfried’s signature features. In 2012, her lips were voted “Sexiest Lips” on the Victoria’s Secret annual ‘What is Sexy’ list.