Co-founder of the Canadian comedy group "Random Acts", Amanda Tapping is an actress from England. She has also established herself in the film industry as a producer and director. She is famous for portraying the role of Samantha Carter in the television series Stargate SG-1.
Amanda Tapping's early life, education and married life
Five feet and nine inches tall, Amanda Tapping was born on 28th August 1965 in Rochford, Essex, England, United Kingdom. She has three siblings and they are named as Steven Tapping, Richard Tapping, and Christopher Tapping.
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Her nationality is Canadian and she is of white ethnicity. Amanda was just three years old when she moved to Ontario, Canada with her parents.
Amanda Tapping's education
There she got enrolled at North Toronto Collegiate Institute and she became strongly attached to Environmental Science and Drama. She graduated from there in 1984.
Later on, she joined the University of Windsor School of Dramatic Arts with a major in drama. She began appearing in several ads, plays, and commercials.
Amanda Tapping's married life
On 23rd of September 1994, Amanda got married to Allan Kovacs. Allan Kovacs is a builder. The lovely husband and wife-coupe have welcomed a daughter named Olivia B. Kovacs in early 2005. It has been more than two decades they have been bonded into this married life.
Amanda Tapping's acting career and net worth
She made her professional acting debut in 1995. That year she portrayed the role of Dr. Naomi Ross in a Canadian television series Forever Knight. In 1995, she also appeared in the TV series like Degree of Guilt, Rent-a-Kid, and Net Worth.
Amanda Tapping rose to fame in the late 1990s after she began portraying the role of Captain/Major/Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Carter in an adventure and military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1, starring Michael Shanks. She played in this TV series for about a decade.
She is also critically acclaimed for portraying the role of Dr. Helen Magnus in a Canadian science fiction-fantasy television series Sanctuary, featuring Christopher Heyerdahl.
Amanda Tapping's net worth
Amanda Tapping's net worth is $4 million. She is now aged 52 years old.
There are no details concerning the salary she received from her acting career, but she's been part of many successful movies which have had good earnings in the box office.
Some of them are enlisted below:
- Stargate: Continuum (2008): $9 million
- Life or Something Like It (2002): $16 million
- Booty Call (1997): $20 million