Amanda Laura Bynes (born April 3, 1986) is an American actress. She is best known for her work in television and film throughout the 1990s and 2000s. She has received several accolades, including winning seven Kids' Choice Awards and a Critics' Choice Award.Bynes began her career as a child actress, working on the sketch comedy series All That (1996–2000), and had her breakthrough starring in its spinoff series The Amanda Show (1999–2002), for which she received several accolades. In her teens, she rose to prominence for her role as Holly Tyler in The WB sitcom What I Like About You (2002–2006), and made her feature film debut starring as Kaylee in Big Fat Liar (2002). Bynes went on to star in a number of successful films, including What a Girl Wants (2003) and Robots (2005); she received praise for her roles in She's the Man (2006), Hairspray (2007), and Easy A (2010).In her highly publicized personal life, Bynes has struggled with substance abuse and has faced legal issues. She announced an indefinite hiatus from acting in 2010 as she struggled with various personal problems. Eight years later, in 2018, Bynes announced her intention to return to television acting.
In 2007, Bynes described herself as Jewish, and also stated: "As far as religion, I was raised both. I learned about both Judaism and Catholicism. My parents said it was up to me to decide (which faith to adhere to) when I grew up. I'm sort of a spiritual person anyway. I haven't decided yet on a religion. I don't know yet exactly what I believe." Since childhood, Bynes has been interested in illustration and fashion design.In December 2013, Bynes enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Irvine for 2014. In 2018, she received her Associate's of Art degree in Merchandise Product Development and announced her intentions to start a bachelor's degree program. In 2019, Bynes graduated from FIDM.In 2008, Bynes briefly dated Seth MacFarlane after voicing a character in an episode of MacFarlane's show Family Guy. In 2020, on her Instagram page, she announced her engagement to Paul Michael. Three weeks later, it was announced that they broke off the relationship, but this announcement was later revealed to be false. Michael stated that their Instagram accounts had been hacked. In March 2020, Bynes shared an ultrasound photo on her Instagram account, announcing that they were expecting their first child. She later deleted this post, and her lawyer confirmed that the couple were not expecting a child despite her initial claim.In December 2019, Bynes revealed that she has received face tattoo of a heart underneath her left eye, and later in 2020 she revealed that she had gotten a second heart tattooed above her eyebrow as well.
Amanda Laura Bynes was born in Thousand Oaks, California, on April 3, 1986, the youngest of three children born to Lynn (née Organ), a dental assistant and office manager, and Rick Bynes, a dentist. Her father is Catholic and is of Irish, Lithuanian, and Polish descent. Her mother is Jewish, and was born to a Canadian couple whose families were from Poland, Russia, and Romania.
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