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Amanda Peet Net Worth

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Amanda Peet net worth is
$18 Million

Amanda Peet Wiki/Biography

Amanda Peet was born on 11 January 1972, in New York City, USA of Jewish descent. Amanda is an author and actress probably best known for being a part of the comedy film “The Whole Nine Yards”. She’s also appeared in various appearances which include “Syriana”, “Identity”, “The X-Files: I Want to Believe” and “Togetherness”. All her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Amanda Peet? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $18 million, mostly earned through her success as an actress. Aside from film and television, she’s also been successful onstage and has done voice work. As she continues her career it is expected that her wealth will rise higher.

Amanda Peet Net Worth $18 Million

After matriculating from Friends Seminary, Amanda attended Columbia University, graduating with a degree in History. It wasn’t until college where she would be convinced to pursue an acting career after taking a class with Uta Hagen. This led to her first appearance in “Awake and Sing” which she did while still in the university.

After studying, she would then start to pursue acting and one of her first opportunities was a commercial for Skittles. “Animal Room” would become her film debut in which she starred alongside Neil Patrick Harris. Afterwards, she made a guest appearance in “Law and Order” while doing indie films. She would then take a part in “One Fine Day” with George Clooney and “She’s The One” with Jennifer Aniston. She continued working well into the late 90s with “Origin of the Species”, “Jack & Jill”, “Simply Irresistible” and “Seinfeld”. She would become widely recognized in the year 2000 when she had a part in “The Whole Nine Yards” with Bruce Willis; the film was a success financially and among critics. It would also start to boost Peet’s net worth significantly. She was nominated for numerous awards and won a few of them for her role in the film. Amanda also started to get more opportunities, including in “Whipped” and “Saving Silverman”. She continued to star in major films including “Changing Lanes”, “Something’s Gotta Give”, and “Christie’s”. She also maintained her theatre career in productions such as “This is How it Goes” and “Barefoot Park”.

One of her most recent films is “2012” with John Cusack, and it would gross more than $760 million worldwide, becoming Amanda’s most successful film at the box office. After doing a few independent films, she would start to do voice work in the film “Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey”. She then became a part of “Gulliver’s Travels”, and later appeared in seven episodes of “The Good Wife”.

For her personal life, Amanda has been married to David Benioff since 2006; they have three children and the family resides in Beverly Hills and Manhattan. Aside from her acting, Amanda is a volunteer spokeswoman for Every Child By Two (ECBT) which promotes childhood vaccination. She was even given an Independent Investigative Group Award for her work campaigning for vaccines.


Full NameAmanda Peet
Net Worth$18 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 11, 1972
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, United States
Height1.7 m
ProfessionActresss, author, volunteer spokeswoman
EducationColumbia University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseDavid Benioff (m.2006-)
ChildrenFrances Pen Benioff, Molly June Benioff, Henry Benioff
ParentsCharles Peet, Penny Levy
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/UnofficialAmandaPeet
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/amandapeet/
IMDBwww.imdb.com/name/nm0001605
AwardsIndependent Investigative Group Award
NominationsGotham Award for Best Ensemble Cast (2010), Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Sci-Fi (2009), Satellite Award for Best Actress (2006-2007), Teen Choice Award (2005, 2000),Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress (2000)
Movies“Awake and Sing”, “Animal Room” (1995), “Law and Order” (1995), "2012" (2009), Please Give" (2010), “The Whole Nine Yards” (2000), "A Lot Like Love" (2005), "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" (2006-2007)
TV ShowsTogetherness, Partners, Bent, Important Things with Demetri Martin, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Jack & Jill, Wainy Days
#Quote
1[2007] I'm not into vilifying L.A., like "Everyone is so dumb, everyone has fake boobs . . . " It's just not true. There are a lot of really smart, fascinating people there. I'm a New Yorker who loves L.A.
2And I also definitely love glamor. I mean, I love getting dressed up, and having someone do my make-up and feeling pretty. I'm not gonna lie about that, cause that's part of what I love about what I do. But celebrity, it's like the feeling of going to the prom, the adolescent feeling of popularity. As an actor, my main focus is finding good writing and attacking a good role. I mean, I understand when you're incredibly famous that it becomes difficult to deal with the publicity aspect. But people who are like me, who go, "Oh, I'm not gonna do that. I'm just here for the work!" I find it to be a little pretentious, honestly. Cause you're not that famous. Calm down.
#Fact
1Returned to work 4 months after giving birth to her son Henry to resume filming Togetherness (2015).
2Gave birth to her children Frances, Molly and Henry with the use of the epidural.
3Was 8 months pregnant with her son Henry when she took maternity leave from filming Togetherness (2015).
4Is best friends with Sarah Paulson.
5Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 42, a son Henry Benioff on December 7, 2014 in Los Angeles. Child's father is her husband, David Benioff.
6(September 30, 2006) Married her boyfriend of 4 years David Benioff following a 14-month-long engagement.
7Starring on Broadway in Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park". [April 2006]
8Amanda's father's ancestry is English, Scottish, and German. Amanda's mother's family is Ashkenazi Jewish (they immigrated from Germany, Russia, and Hungary). Amanda's maternal great-grandfathers were Samuel Levy, a New York lawyer and public official, and S.L. Rothafel, a theatrical impresario.
9Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 38, a daughter Molly June Benioff on April 20, 2010. Child's father is her husband, David Benioff.
10Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35, a daughter Frances Pen Benioff on February 20, 2007. Child's father is her husband, David Benioff.
11Returned to work five months after giving birth to her daughter Molly in order to begin filming To the Wonder (2012).
12Returned to work seven months after giving birth to her daughter Frances in order to begin filming $5 a Day (2008).
13She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.
14Childhood friend of Jill Leiderman.
15Amanda and David were married at her alma mater, Friends Seminary high school, in New York City.
16Mother: the former Penny Levy, who was born in England.
17Her character on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006), Jordan McDeere, is based on former NBC president Jamie Tarses.
18Did not learn to drive until she moved to Los Angeles, California, in 2000.
19Named #87 in FHM magazine's 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006 supplement. (2006).
20Has one older sister.
21Engaged to David Benioff [July 22, 2005].
22Ranked #44 in Stuff magazine's 102 Sexiest Women in the World (2002).
23Her father, Charles, has been a prominent corporate attorney in New York City for decades.
24Educated at an all-girls' prep school in London.
25Attended Friends Seminary (k-12) with actor Liev Schreiber: when he was a senior she was in the 7th grade.
26Replaced Amelia Heinle (the original Jack) in the Jack & Jill (1999) pilot episode.
27Worked at the City Crab restaurant in New York before hitting it big. (Source: Interview, Larry King Live (1985), 10 February 2000).
28Was maid of honor at actress Lauren Holly's wedding to Francis Greco. [March 2001]
29Voted one of the 50 most beautiful people in the World 2000 by People Magazine.
30Graduated from Columbia University in 1994.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Brockmire2017TV Series filming
Togetherness2015-2016TV SeriesTina Morris
What Do Most Americans Agree On?2016Short
Sleeping with Other People2015Paula
Trust Me2013Marcy
The Good Wife2012-2013TV SeriesLaura Hellinger
Identity Thief2013Trish Patterson
The Way Way Back2013Joan
Bent2012TV SeriesAlex Meyers
Gulliver's Travels2010Darcy Silverman
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey2010Ranger (voice)
Please Give2010Mary
How I Met Your Mother2010TV SeriesJenkins
20122009/IKate Curtis
Wainy Days2009TV SeriesJill
Important Things with Demetri Martin2009TV SeriesActress
What Doesn't Kill You2008Stacy Reilly
$5 a Day2008Maggie
The X Files: I Want to Believe2008ASAC Dakota Whitney
Martian Child2007Harlee
Battle for Terra2007Maria Montez (voice)
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip2006-2007TV SeriesJordan McDeere
The Ex2006Sofia Kowalski
Griffin & Phoenix2006Phoenix
Syriana2005Julie Woodman
A Lot Like Love2005Emily Friehl
Melinda and Melinda2004Susan
The Whole Ten Yards2004Jill
Something's Gotta Give2003Marin
Identity2003Paris
Whatever We Do2003ShortPatty
Igby Goes Down2002Rachel
Changing Lanes2002Cynthia Delano Banek
High Crimes2002Jackie
Date Squad2001ShortBelkis Felcher
Jack & Jill1999-2001TV SeriesJack Barrett
Saving Silverman2001Judith
Whipped2000Mia
The Whole Nine Yards2000Jill
Takedown2000Karen
Isn't She Great2000Debbie
Zoe Loses It2000ShortZoe
Body Shots1999Jane Bannister
Two Ninas1999Nina Harris
Jump1999Lisa
Simply Irresistible1999Chris
Partners1999TV SeriesBeth Harmon
Playing by Heart1998Amber
Southie1998Marianne Silva
19991998Nicole
Origin of the Species1998Julia
Sax and Violins1997
Ellen Foster1997TV MovieJulia Hobbs
Touch Me1997Bridgette
Seinfeld1997TV SeriesLanette
Grind1997Patty
Spin City1997TV SeriesShelly
Winterlude1996Short
One Fine Day1996Celia
She's the One1996Molly
C.P.W.1995-1996TV SeriesRobyn Gainer
The Single Guy1996TV SeriesKathy
Virginity1996Short
Animal Room1995Debbie
Law & Order1995TV SeriesLeslie Harlan
One Life to Live1968TV SeriesLayle (1995)

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Behind the Scenes of Please Give2010Video documentary short special thanks
What Goes Up2009special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards2016TV SpecialHerself
The View2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
Conan2015-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Access Hollywood Live2016TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with James Corden2016TV SeriesHerself
The Talk2015-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Today2015-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Rachael Ray2009-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2007-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Made in Hollywood2009-2015TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
E! Live from the Red Carpet2015TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2003-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2003-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
TakePart Live2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2008-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Piers Morgan Tonight2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Sidewalks Entertainment2011TV SeriesHerself
The 2011 Independent Spirit Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Behind the Scenes of Please Give2010Video documentary shortHerself / Mary
Please Give: Outtakes2010Video shortHerself / Mary (uncredited)
Roland Emmerich: Master of the Modern Epic2010Video shortHerself
Guión busca estrella2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Roland Emmerich - Mein Leben2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
Entertainment Tonight2006-2009TV SeriesHerself
The End of the World: The Actor's Perspective2009Documentary shortHerself
Good Morning America2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2002-2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2000-2006TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Entourage2005TV SeriesHerself
Ceremonia de apertura del festival de cine de San Sebastián2004TV MovieHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2003TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
Igby Goes Down: In Search of Igby2003Video documentary shortHerself
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
Comedy Central Canned Ham2001TV SeriesHerself
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2000TV Special documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Atheist Delusion2016Video documentaryHerself
Wetten, dass..?2009TV SeriesKate Curtis
Seinfeld: Inside Look2007TV Series documentary shortLanette
Corazón de...2005-2006TV SeriesHerself / Emily Friehl

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2011Robert Altman AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsPlease Give (2010)
2000Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsBest New Style Maker

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2013PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Acting EnsembleThe Way Way Back (2013)
2010Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformancePlease Give (2010)
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi2012 (2009)
2006Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, DramaStudio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress: ComedyA Lot Like Love (2005)
2001Blockbuster Entertainment AwardBlockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Supporting Actress - Comedy/RomanceThe Whole Nine Yards (2000)
2000Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsFilm - Choice LiarThe Whole Nine Yards (2000)

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