Amanda Anka Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Dec, 2019
Facts of Amanda Anka
Date of Birth: 1968 , December-10
Age: 52 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 films and television series including Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992), Lost High way (1997), and Taxi (2004). She came to media limelight after marrying a famous actor and director, Jason Bateman

New York City Born Amanda Anka Grew Up With Three Siblings

Amanda Anka was born Amanda Katherine Anka on 10 December 1968 and is currently aged 50. She was born in New York City, under the birth sign Sagittarius. She the daughter of Paul Anka who is a musician and actor and model Anne de Zogheb. Her parents got a divorce in 2000. She is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

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 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 television 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, the actress 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. 

From the past few years, the actress has not appeared in any project. 

Shared $30 Million With Her Husband

Famous actress Amanda Anka's has collected a considerable amount of money from her career which as per some sources can be believed to be over $1 million. However, her husband Jason Bateman estimated net worth is around $30 million, as per Celebrity net worth. The actor was a cast in the TV series Ozak where his annual salary was $300,000 per episode. 

In Mar 2014, Amanda sold his  2,879-square-foot mid-century modern-style house for $2.25 million. The house is located in Hollywood Hills. 

In 2013, Bateman went on to spend $3 million after he bought the five-bedroom house in Los Angeles, California formerly owned by the late actor Ernest Borgnine. In November 2002, the actor bought the 2,879-square-foot mid-century modern-style house for $885k. The mansion nestled in Hollywood Hills. 

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

Mother Of Two Amanda Anka Married To Jason Bateman

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. Prior to marriage, they date for more than four years.

Anka and her spouse Bateman have two daughters; Francesca Nora Bateman born on 28 October 2006 and Maple Sylvie Bateman on 10 February 2012. She welcomed her first child at the age of 37. 

Anka 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 the mother of their two children. 

The loving couple has been sharing the wonderful married life win no conflict. Anka currently resides in Los Angeles, California along with her husband and kids. 


In 2014, she accused hotelier Andre Balazs of touching her inappropriately. The incident took place while they were for dinner party at London Chiltern Firehouse to celebrate the premiere of Horrible Bosses 2.

Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Amanda Anka stands 5 feet 4 inches (1.62m) tall and weighs around 53 kg (117 lbs).
  • Her body measurements are 34-24-34 inches (84-69-89cm) and wear 32B bra size.
  • She has hazel eye color and has black hair.
  • Birth Name: Amanda Katherine Anka
  • She is a best friend of Jennifer Aniston, is an American actress, film producer, and businesswoman.
  • As of 2019 Anka's age is 50 years. 
  • She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is White. 
  • Her spouse Jason is also a dog person. 
  • She is an ex-stepdaughter of Anna Anka.
  • She is the sister-in-law of actress Justine Bateman.
  • She has a very good bond with  Jennifer Aniston.