Amanda Seyfried is not only an actress with amazing acting skills but has a very diverse background and here are some interesting facts you may not know about this popular actress.
Amanda dated her co-star Dominic Cooper from 2008 to 2010, and an actor, Justin Long, from 2013 to 2015. She began her relationship with Thomas Sadoski at the beginning of 2016. The couple got married in March 2017. At that time, Amanda was already pregnant. On March 24, she gave birth to a daughter, Nina Rain Sadoski.
At first, the future film star Amanda Seyfried wanted to gain fame with her beauty. The 11-year-old blonde started modeling in 1996 and appeared in print ads for clothing companies and on three covers of Sweet Valley High books. She stopped model career at the age of 17. Amanda signed her first acting contract at the age of 15. In 2000-2001, she played Lucy Montgomery on the soap opera As the World Turns. Next, she appeared as Joni Stafford in 2002-2003 on one more soap opera, All My Children. But the real success came after the role of Karen Smith in Mean Girls in 2003. The movie was a real box office success that earned over $129 million. Amanda became even more popular after starring on musical film Mamma Mia!
Seyfried also appeared in such prominent movies as Jennifer’s Body, Dear John ( one of the official soundtracks of the film is a song called “Little House” that is written and recorded by Amanda), Chloe, Letters to Juliet, and more. After starring in these films, Seyfried was listed as one of “The 17 Stars To Watch” by Forbes in 2010. We also know Seyfried by leading roles in such popular movies as In Time, Gone, Les Misérables, A Million Ways to Die in the West, Ted 2 and more.
Awards & Achievements
Amanda received the Locarno International Film Festival Award for Best Actress in the film Nine Lives in 2005.
In the same year, she won the MTV Movie Award for Best On-Scream Team with Mean Girls stuff.
In 2010, she won the ShoWest Breakthrough Female Star of the Year award. Shortly after, she won the MTV Movie Awards for Best Scared-As-Shitt Performance for her role of Anita “Needy” Lesnicki in Jennifer’s Body.
The team of Les Misérables including Amanda has won the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures and Satellite Awards for “Best Ensemble”.
Amanda Seyfried can not only sing, dance, and act but also knit up stylish hats and baby booties. And she rarely uses a small knitting machine for her masterpieces. She knits even when she walks her dog. She considers knitting as her therapy. The actress says that she is a kind of obsessive-compulsive person who feels compelled to multi-task daily.
Angel-faced Amanda also collects taxidermy. Now, she has a huge taxidermy collection including numerous butterflies, an owl, a moose, a fox, a goat, and even a baby horse and a hybrid deer. Amanda believes that animals are easier to look after when they’re dead. Her taxidermy collection is “a real piece of art” for her.
Beauty Secrets of Amanda Seyfried
Unbelievable, but the main secret of Amanda’s incredibly beautiful hair is that she wash it only once or twice a week. Moreover, she tries not to expose her hair to heat. She even doesn’t have a hair dryer at home and uses a flat iron once in six months. We often see Amanda with a bright makeup, stepping out on the red carpet, however, she doesn’t use too many beauty products on a daily basis. The must-have things in her cosmetics bag are mascara, red lipstick, and concealer. Before applying mascara, Amanda usually curls her eyelashes a bit.
Although the Mean Girls starlet looks perfect, she says that she doesn’t like her eyebrows at all. She always tries to make them more dense and thick visually, using pencils along with shadows. As for the sexy body of Amanda, the film star exercises on an elliptical in the backyard of her house for 45 minutes every day. Amanda doesn’t stick to strict diets but tries to eat healthily. However, she can’t stop eating sweets.