Amanda Anka Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Jul, 2018
Facts of Amanda Anka
Date of Birth: 1968 , December-10
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Amanda Anka
Birth Name Amanda Katherine Anka
Nick Name Amanda
Father Paul Anka
Mother Anne de Zogheb
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, USA
Profession Actress
Net Worth N/A
Married Yes
Married to Jason Bateman
Children Francesca Nora Bateman and Maple Sylvie Bateman
Divorce Not yet
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Taxi, Somewhere, Buffy the Vampire Slaye
TV Show Diagnosis Murder, 90210, ER
Siblings Alicia, Amelia, Anthea Alexandra Anka (sisters) and Ethan Anka (half- brother)
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Amanda Anka is an American television, movie and voice actress who is well known for her work in several movies and television series including Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992), Lost Highway (1997), and Taxi (2004). She came to media limelight after marrying popular actor and director, Jason Bateman. 

Early Life Of Amanda Anka

Amanda Anka was born Amanda Katherine Anka on 10 December 1968 in New York City to Paul Anka who is a musician and actor and model Anne de Zogheb. Her parents got a divorce in 2000. 

Amanda is the second child among five daughters. She was raised alongside her four sisters and a half-brother. Her sisters are Alexandra Anka (b.1966), Anthea Anka (b. 1971), Amelia Anka (b. 1977), Alicia Anka (b. 1970) and half-brother, Ethan Anka (b.2004).   

Amanda Anka's Career

Anka began her career as an actress with her first screen role at the age of twenty-four in an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She then appeared in the short film The Last Job in the role of Rita.   

In 1994, Anka did a movie named Cityscrapes: Los Angeles where she portrayed a role of Tamara and a TV series Renegade as Patti. Similarly, in 1996, she appeared in the role of Nicole in the movie The Method.

After an interval of four years, she acted in the film Cherry Falls as Deputy Mina. The same year, she was seen in Bob's Video as Venus. In 2004, Anka was featured in the movie Taxi. Her other television series and films include Sol Goode, Lightbulb, Ingenious and Somewhere

Amanda Anka's Net Worth 

Popular actress Amanda Anka's net worth and salary are not disclosed to the public and media. However, her husband Jason Bateman has an estimated net worth of $30 million.

Considering Anka's career we can assume that she has accumulated a decent income. She has been a part of several commercially successful movies and some of them are listed below. 

Year  Movie  IMDb Box Office Collection  Cast Members
2004 Taxi 4.5/10 $68.9 million Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Esposito, Gisele Bundchen 
2010 Somewhere 6.3/10  $13.9 million Stephen Dorff, Elle Fanning

Amanda Anka's Personal Life 

Amanda Anka is happily married to Jason Bateman an American film and television actor, director, and producer who is known for his role Micheal Bluth on the TV series, Arrested Development. 

The couple has two daughters; Francesca Nora Bateman born on 28 October 2006  and Maple Sylvie Bateman on 10 February 2012Anka is the daughter-in-law of the director, producer and actor Kent Bateman and sister-in-law of popular actress Justine BatemanHer best friend is Jennifer Aniston.



Feliz dia das mães, Amanda! #jenniferaniston #amandaanka

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Anka grabbed huge media limelight when she accused hotelier Andre Balazs of touching her inappropriately in 2014 at a dinner party at London's Chiltern Firehouse. The party was organized for the premiere of Anka's husband's movie Horrible Bosses 2. 

Later on, the couple released the joint statement:

"On behalf of Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka, we can confirm that the account of André Balazs's outrageous and vile behavior on that night in London is factual. His actions were dealt with at the time."

Following the incident, other women also came forward with their own allegations.

As of 2018, Amanda Anka has not appeared in a movie or television series, but she has had her own career aside from being the wife of a famous actor. She has been a supporting and caring wife as well as mother to him and their two children.