Amanda Bearse Net Worth 2021: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Amanda Bearse net worth is
$16 Million

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Amanda Bearse Wiki Biography

Amanda Bearse was born on the 9th August 1958, in Winter Park, Florida USA, and is an actress, television director and comedian, perhaps best known for playing in the comedy series “Married … with Children” (1987 – 1997) as neighbour Marcy D’Arcy; moreover, Bearse directed 31 episodes of the above mentioned sitcom. She also starred in feature films such as “Fright Night” (1985) and “The Doom Generation” (1995), as well as directing several episodes of the television series “Dharma & Greg” and “MADtv”. Amanda has been active in the entertainment industry since 1982.

How much is the net worth of Amanda Bearse? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of her wealth is equal of $16 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Films and television are the main sources of Bearse’s fortune.


Amanda Bearse Net Worth $16 Million

To start with, the girl grew up in Atlanta, Georgia; after matriculation from Winter Park High School, Bearse studied English literature and drama at Neighbourhood Playhouse in New York under the guidance of Sanford Meisner. Then, she attended the training for a director at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. Meanwhile she worked as an off-Broadway theatre actress.

Concerning her professional career, Bearse received her first major role in the long lived soap opera “All My Children” (1982 – 1984), in which she embodied the character of Amanda Cousins. She also created the role of Marcy Rhoades D’Arcy in the internationally renowned sitcom “Married … With Children” (1987 – 1997) in which she constantly opposed the misanthropic anti-hero, shoe salesman Al Bundy that made his life more difficult. Talking about her roles landed on the big screen, she was a leading lady alongside Roddy McDowall in the horror comedy “Fright Night Watch” (1985) directed by Tom Hollander. Other film appearances include the role of the Soap Opera Actress in the comedy film “Protocol” (1984) directed by Herbert Ross and the role of Nicole Ferret in the sex comedy “Fraternity Vacation” (1985) by James Frawley. She was in the main cast of the dark comedy film “The Doom Generation” (1995) written, produced and directed by Gregg Araki as well as in the television film “Here Come the Munsters” (1995) directed by Robert Ginty. Moreover, she had a guest role in the television series “Hotel” (1986), and she is also known for landing episodic roles in the series “Nikki” (2001), “Drop Dead Diva” (2011) and “Anger Management” (2013). All contributed steadily to her net worth.

In addition to acting, Bearse is one of the few women who have established themselves on television as a director. She has created numerous episodes of “Married…with Children” and other sitcoms like “Jesse” with Christina Applegate, “Dharma & Greg” with Jenna Elfman and “Veronica” with Kirstie Alley. Furthermore, Bearse is known for appearances in “Out There 2”, a stand up comedy with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender comedians.

Finally, in the personal life of the actress and director, she admitted to be lesbian in 1993. Currently, she lives in Los Angeles with two adopted daughters and her longtime partner Carrie Schenken, whom she married in 2010.

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Full Name Amanda Bearse
Net Worth $16 Million
Date Of Birth August 9, 1958
Place Of Birth Winter Park, Florida, USA
Height 5′ 4″ (1.63 m)
Profession Actress, television director, comedian
Education Winter Park High School, Neighbourhood Playhouse in New York, American Film Institute in Los Angeles
Nationality American
Spouse Carrie Schenken (m. 2010-)
Children Zoe Bearse
Movies “Protocol” (1984), “Fright Night” (1985), “The Doom Generation” (1995), “The Doom Generation” (1995), “Jessie” (2011), “Ladies Man” (2000), “Hotel” (1986)
TV Shows “Married … with Children” (1987 – 1997), “All My Children” (1982 – 1984), “Dharma & Greg”, “MADtv”, “Nikki” (2001), “Anger Management” (2013), “Out There 2”
# Quote
1 I chose to stop acting because I wanted to direct and I had to show people that I was serious. I’d like to get back in front of the camera eventually, but only if I can play something a little bit different.
2 The outing [when she announced that she was gay] really was quite a freeing experience. I know that sounds sort of clichéd, but it really was very liberating. That one thing, that one big secret is out. For a lot of people, it was just a confirmation of what they thought about me. I mean, I look like the girl next door, but I was always kind of off-center.
# Fact
1 Last name pronounced “beers”, not “Burs”.
2 Moved to New York, where she studied acting with Sanford Meisner. She also studied directing at the American Film Institute and USC in Los Angeles.
3 Although she has primarily played straight characters on screen, she did play Marcy’s lesbian cousin, “Mandy”, in a 1997 episode of Married with Children (1987) entitled Married with Children: Lez Be Friends (1997).
4 Openly lesbian since 1993, she lives in Atlanta with her adopted daughter Zoe. Her announcement in Advocate Magazine made big headlines as she became the first primetime actress to “come out.”.
5 Attended Young Harris College, a private, Methodist-affiliated liberal arts junior college located in northeast Georgia.
6 Born in Winter Park, Florida, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.
7 In 2006, she teamed with Rosie O’Donnell to direct The Big Gay Sketch Show (2006), that debuted on Logo on April 24, 2007.
8 Bearse took up the challenge of television and film directing while appearing on Married with Children (1987). Between 1991 and 1997, she helmed over 30 episodes of the show and went on to directed other sitcom episodes (Reba (2001), Dharma & Greg (1997), Veronica’s Closet (1997)).
9 Her biggest break came in 1987, when she was cast as Al Bundy’s next-door neighbor and nemesis, Marcy Rhoades, on the hit sitcom Married with Children (1987).
10 Her initial success came with the role on the soap opera All My Children (1970) between 1981 and 1984 playing a role bearing her first name, Amanda (Cousins).
11 Bearse studied acting at New York City’s Neighborhood Playhouse, under instructor Sanford Meisner.
12 Lives in Los Angeles with her adopted daughter, Zoe, and her partner.
13 Studied acting at New York City’s Neighborhood Playhouse under Sanford Meisner.

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