Amanda Tapping Biography

Updated On Jul 02, 2019 Published On Jul 03, 2016
Facts of Amanda Tapping
Date of Birth: 1965 , August-28
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Julianne Moore
Birth Name Julie Anne Smith
Father Peter Moore Smith
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Fayetteville, North Carolina
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $ 40 million
Married Yes
Married to Bart Freundlich (m. 2003), John Gould Rubin (m. 1986–1995)
Music Group South Crack
Books Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It
Nick Name Juli
Working For Movies
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Red
Face Color White
Body Measurements 36-26-35
Affair with Bart Freundlich
Movies Freeheld
TV Show Zoo
Siblings Peter Moore Smith
Mother Anne
Weight in KG 54 kg
Education Boston University
Religion Atheist
Salary N/A
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 26
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 7.5 (US)
Children 2
Divorce Yes
Awards Academy Award for Best Actress
Sisters Valerie Smith
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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.

In the mid-1990s, she played in the movies like The Donor, What Kind of Mother Are You? and Booty Call, opposite to Jamie Foxx and Tommy Davidson.

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

 

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Born in Rochford, Essex, England

August 28 , 1965

Five feet and nine inches tall, Amanda Tapping was born in the mid 1960s in Rochford, Essex, England, United Kingdom. She has three siblings and they are named as Steven Tapping, Richard Tapping and Christopher Tapping.

Graduated from North Toronto Collegiate Institute

1984

Amanda Tapping was just three years old when she moved to Ontario, Canada with her parents. 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.

Became active in acting

1995

In the late 1990s, Amanda Tapping began appearing in several ads, plays and commercials. She made her professional acting debut in 1995. That year she starred the role of Dr. Naomi Ross in a Canadian television series Forever Knight. 

First movie, The Donor

1995

In the mid 1990s, Amanda Tapping played in the movies like The Donor, What Kind of Mother Are You? and Booty Call. She played the role of Cassie in the movie The Donor. With the turn of 21st century, she appeared in the movie The Void. 

Appeared in the television series, Stargate SG-1

1997

In 1995, Amanda Tapping also appeared in the TV series like Degree of Guilt, Rent-a-Kid and Net Worth. She got her rise in fame in the late 1990s after she began starring the role of Captain/Major/Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Carter in an adventure and military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. 

Appeared in the television series, Sanctuary

2007

Amanda Tapping is also critically acclaimed for portraying the role of Dr. Helen Magnus in a Canadian science fiction-fantasy television series Sanctuary. She played in this TV series in about 67 episodes. She is also famous for her role in the TV series Supernatural. 

Married to Allan Kovacs

September 23 , 1994

On 23rd of September 1994, Amanda Tapping got married to Allan Kovacs. Allan Kovacs is a builder. As a loving husband and wife, they welcomed a daughter named Olivia B. Kovacs in the early 2005. It been more than two decades they have been bonded into this married life. 

First child, Olivia B Kovacs

March 22 , 2005

Amanda Tapping became mother for the first time in her life in the early 2005. She and her loving husband Allan Kovacs welcomed their first child together on 22nd of March and that time it was a daughter and they named her Olivia B. Kovacs. 

Won Leo Awards

2002

In 2000, Amanda Tapping got her first nomination in Leo Awards for Best Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series. Two years later, she also got nominated in this award. She was honored with this award that year for Dramatic Series: Best Lead Performance - Female. 

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

2005

In 2005, Amanda Tapping got nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA. Half a decade later, she also got nominated in this award and she was honored with this award that year for Best Supporting Actress on Television. 

Won Canadian Comedy Awards

2007

Amanda Tapping has once been honored with Canadian Comedy Awards and that was in 2007. She got her first nomination in this award in 2007. She was awarded with this award that year for Film - Pretty Funny Female Performance. 

Amanda Tapping Awards and Nominations

2009

In 2009, Amanda Tapping won Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series.

Net Worth Update

2017

As of 2017, Amanda Tapping has a net worth of $4 million.