Amanda Mealing Biography
|Date of Birth:||1967 , April-22|
|Age:||54 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United Kingdom|
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inch|
|Birth Name||Amanda Jane Mealing|
|Birth Place/City||London, England|
|Net Worth||$0.8 million|
|Affair with||Richard Sainsbury|
|Married to||Richard Sainsbury|
With a decades-long illustrious acting career, Amanda Mealing has landed a number of iconic roles in both movies and TV series. The actress gained fame after her amazing performance in the BBC One medical dramas Holby City. She gained even more popularity after her role in Casualty where she has been working for over four years.
Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Amanda Mealing
Amanda Mealing was born on 22nd April 1967, in London, England. She was adopted as a child in the family of five which she discovered at 32 when one of her cousins told her at a family wedding. Her biological mother is a former model and father was a half-Ghanaian poet and activist. She spent most of her early days in Dulwich, South London.
Mealing has three siblings; two sisters and an elder brother. The latter passed away due to a heroin overdose when she was 15 years old. Despite their big age gap, they were quite close and the passing of her brother greatly affected her. Mealing graduated from the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts LTD.
Amanda Mealing's Professional Career
Amanda Mealing made her screen debut at the age of 6 when she appeared on BBC television. But, her first professional role came in the year 1980 when she took the role in the TV series Grange Hill. Mealing was also cast in the super box office hit movie Four Weddings and a Funeral.
After her supporting roles in a number of movies and TV series, the actress got the chance to establish her as a leading actress in the TV series Holby City where she worked from 2010-2014. He reprised the roles in TV series frequently sharing the screen along with many prominent stars like Rosie Marcel, Bob Barrett, and more.
Mealing's breakthrough role came in 2014 after she landed the role in one of the most hit TV series Casualty where she shares the screen alongside Robson Green, Jacob Masters, and more.
Amanda Mealing's Net Worth, Salary, And Earnings
Amanda Mealing has accumulated a considerable amount of net worth from her splendid acting career which as per the reliable sources is over $800k in 2019. As per reports, the average salary of the actress is over $51k.
In 1994, the actress played the role in the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral which became the quite hit at the Box Office racking up over $245.7 million worldwide against its $3.6 million budget. In the movie, she worked role along with Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Kristin Scott Thomas, and many others. The TV star is also considered one of the BBC’s highest-paid stars. And it was reported that she was paid between £250,000 ($322,682.5)-£299,999 ($387,152.91) for the financial year, 2016/17.
Amanda Mealing's Marriage, Relationship, And Personal Life
Amanda Mealing is a married woman who has been sharing the wonderful married life with her husband Richard Sainsbury since 1998. The couple tied the knot in July 1998. The two are blessed with two sons; Otis Sainsbury and Milo Sainsbury.
A decades-long marriage journey of Mealing and her husband Richard is still going strong and the power couple is savoring every moment they have together. The family of four currently resides on a farm in Lincolnshire.
After the birth of her first son, Mealing's desire to know her family background often invoked her. And Investigations took Mealing to New York where she eventually discovered her biological mother, a former model whereas she found her biological father in the same place who was a half-Ghanaian poet and activist. Within a few years since she met her father, he passed away.
Mealing was unaware of the fact that she has a year younger sister who was adopted in Britain too. Her sister, who didn't know she had a biological sister until 16 had seen Mealing on television. She recalls people saying her "you look like that girl on TV." When the sisters met for the first time, they were shocked to know about their similarities. The actress said, "we talk the same, walk the same, even out actions are the same."
The day after giving birth to her second son, in August 2002, the actress was diagnosed with breast cancer. Mealing then underwent surgery which kept her away from the media for nearly two years. As of now, she has made a full recovery.
Amanda Mealing's Age, Height, And Other Facts
- Height: she has a height of 5' 6" (1.68 m).
- Age: as of 2019 is 52 years.
- Eye Color: Amanda Mealing has a beautiful pair of and green eye.