In 1977, she had romantic love affairs with Adam Ant. Adam Ant is a musician and the lead singer of punk group Adam and the Ants. They dated each other for about four years and they broke up in 1981.
These days Amanda is dating Russell Haswell. Russell Haswell is a multidisciplinary artist. She is in love with him since a long time and they are living together in Suffolk.
Amanda was enrolled at Francis Holland School. But she quit this school at the age of 16 and began living with her ex boyfriend Adam Ant. In 1981, she appeared in the music video of Antmusic and Stand & Deliver. That year she also joined Central School of Speech and Drama. She made her acting debut in 1986 starring the role of Susan Partridge in the movie, Foreign Body. She got her rise in fame after she played the role of Lucy Irvine in the movie Castaway. She also kissed the eminence in her career after appearing in the TV series L.A. Law and Emmerdale.