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Amanda Peet Bio, Age, Height, Career, Personal Life, Net Worth & More

Posted By: Rimsha Afzal | February 23, 2018

Amanda Peet Introduction:

Amanda Peet was born on 11th January 1972. He is best-known as an American actress and writer. She has performed her appearances in film, stage, and television. After she completed her graduation from Columbia University, Peet started her career in television commercials and got succeeded with small characters on television, before she made her film debut in the year 1995. Her roles in the 2000 comedy film The Whole Nine Yards took her to a wider fame.

Amanda Peet

Amanda Peet has also acted in several different films, which include the 2001 comedy Saving Silverman, The Romantic comedy Something’s Gotta Give fil, released in 2002, the next film released in 2003 that was psychological thriller film Identity, The action-thriller Syriana film released in 2004, the comedy-drama remake Griffin & Phoenix film, released in 2006, the 2007 romantic comedy titled as The Ex, the 2008 science fiction film labeled as The X-Files: I Want to Believe and the 2009 disaster adventure drama launched in 2012. She has also performed her appearance in the drama series, titled as Jack & Jill, and the comedy-drama series Togetherness from 2015 to 2016.

Early Life of Amanda Peet:

Amanda Peet was born to her parents in New York City. She is the daughter of Penny, who is known as a social worker, and Charles D. Peet, Jr., who is known as a corporate lawyer, who later separated. Her father belongs to Quaker ethnicity and her mother is Jewish ethnically. Peet’s maternal great-grandfathers were one of the famous businessmen, named as Samuel Levy. He worked as a lawyer, businessman, as well as public official in his life, who presented his services as a Manhattan Borough President, and Samuel Roxy Rothafel, a theatrical impresario and entrepreneur as well.

When she was at the age of seven, Peet shifted with her family to London and returned to New York after four years. Peet was brought up in the Quaker tradition and went to Friends Seminary, a Quaker school for her early studies. She completed her graduation from Columbia University with a degree in American history. She also gave several auditions for appearing with teacher Uta Hagen and planned to be an actress after attending Hagen’s class. Peet also performed in the off-Broadway revival of Clifford Odets’s Awake and sang with Stephen Lang.

Amanda Peet Career

Early Work, 1995–1999:

Peet has performed in many television series and films that include a television commercial for Skittles and an uncredited performance as the girlfriend of the titular role in the 2nd episode of The Larry Sanders Show in the year 1992. She also formed her film debut in the drama film Animal Room (1995), which also appeared with Neil Patrick Harris and Matthew Lillard. She acted in the November 1995 episode titled as “Hot Pursuit” of Law and Order. For many years of the late 1990s, Peet continued her acting career in the most likely obscure independent movies. Her another feature film include One Fine Day. The film was launched in late 1996, and she co-performed with George Clooney and Michelle Pfeiffer. The similar year, she had a supporting character in the romantic comedy film She’s the One, that was opposite to Jennifer Aniston and Cameron Diaz.

Peet performed her first major character as Jacqueline Barrett in the 1999 WB network series Jack & Jill (which premiered for two seasons). She also acted in the eighth-season finale of Seinfeld (“The Summer of George”) as being a waitress whom Jerry Seinfeld starts a meeting. In the year 1999, Peet was also broadcast as opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar in the fantasy romantic comedy Simply Irresistible.

Career Transition & Early 2000s:

Amanda Peet performed a supporting character in the biographical film titled as Isn’t She Great. The film premiered in January 2000. She has appeared her play in the film, released in 2000, with the mafia comedy film The Whole Nine Yards, co-appearing with Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry, and played Jill St. Claire. Peet was also nominated for being the favorite Supporting Actress Comedy award at the 2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards and also for the “Choice Film Liar” award at the 2000 Teen Choice Awards for being the best actress.

Amanda Peet

She also performed by acting a psychologist and romantic interest of Jason Biggs’s roles in the American comedy Saving Silverman in 2001. later on, she also performed as Rachel in the 2002 American comedy-drama film Igby Goes Down.

Peet also made a supporting character in the thriller film Changing Lanes released in 2002 as Ben Affleck’s character’s wife. Peet also performed with Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson, and Keanu Reeves as well in the romantic comedy Something’s Gotta Give, produced by Nancy Meyers. She played the character of Marin Barry, who is the daughter of Keaton’s role. Peet also performed in the 2003 horror and psychological thriller film Identity as well. ,


In the year 2005, Amanda Peet also performed in the play This Is How It Goes, filling in for Marisa Tomei at the last minute after six days of rehearsal before the on-air performance. Peet also performed her acting in a sitcom, titled as Woody Allen’s tragicomedy Melinda and Melinda, which was presented a limited launch in the United States on 18th of March, 2005. The following year, Peet also performed the lead character with Ashton Kutcher in the romantic comedy film A Lot Like Love.

She has also performed her appearance along with his partner George Clooney in the thriller film Syriana, which was dependent on loosely former Central Intelligence Agency agent Robert Baer.

In February 2006, she also acted in Neil Simon’s Broadway creation of Barefoot in the Park. Later in the year 2006, she performed in the romantic drama film Griffin & Phoenix. Peet became a member of the cast of the television series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, which on-aired on NBC on 18th of September, 2006.


Amanda Peet after performed as an FBI agent in The X-Files: I Want to Believe in the year 2008.  Also the following year, Peet launched the crime drama film What Doesn’t Kill You, in a limited release on the channels. Her role was Stacy Reilly.

Peet appeared in the year 2012, a 2009 disaster film produced by Roland Emmerich. Along with John Cusack and Danny Glover.

In the year 2010, in an independent comedy-drama film titled as Please Give. Peet co-performed with Catherine Keener and Rebecca Hall.  She has also appeared as a guest in the television series labeled as How I Met Your Mother episode “Jenkins”, acting the title role.

Later on, Amanda Peet presented her voice for Rayna, one of the main roles of the 2010 animated educational sci-fi adventure film Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey, which was started on January 13, 2010, in the United States of America. She also performs with Jack Black, Jason Segel, and Emily Blunt as well. The film launched on December 25, 2010, in 3D. ]

Between the years 2012 and 2013, Peet played an amazing character as Capt. She co-appeared in the film titled as Trust Me, which written and produced by Clark Gregg.

Peet has performed in three various films along with John Cusack: Identity, Martian Child, and 2012.

Amanda Peet Personal life

Amanda Peet got married to a screenwriter David Benioff on 30th September 2006, in New York City. They are blessed with three children. For the purpose of not getting confused, Peet’s three children are called by the last name of Friedman. Which is the last name of his husband David Benioff’s —he is called by his mother’s maiden name. Which is considered his professional name. The family resides in Manhattan and Beverly Hills.

Peet has a best friend, actress Sarah Paulson with whom she had a meeting as castmates in Jack & Jill and co-appeared once again in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. She has also a close friendship with the well-known actor Peter Dinklage. With whom she had a meeting with friends at Bennington College.

Amanda Peet

Amanda Peet Activism:

In the year 2008, Amanda Peet also worked to be a spokeswoman voluntarily for Every Child. By Two (ECBT), that is a non-profit organization that supports childhood vaccination. Peet started to work with the group after she became considered by the “amount of misinformation floating around [about vaccines], significantly in Hollywood.”

Amanda Peet Writing:

Peet has also worked as a writer and she wrote a children’s book Dear Santa, Love. Rachel Rosenstein that is about a Jewish girl during the time of Christmas season. The book released in the year 2015.

Amanda Peet Net Worth:

Amanda Peet has known as a very successful in her career. Which has made her earn a great income and a wonderful net worth. In accordance with some resources, she has a respectable amount of net worth. Around $18 million dollars and that is a proof as to how successful she has been in her acting career.

Amanda Peet Body Measurements:

Amanda Peet is an English tv star who is quite gorgeous and beautiful celebrity, having a banana-shaped body. She has Breasts-Waist-Hips of 32-23.5-34 inches (81-60-86 cm). Her shoe size is 7 and bra-sized are 30B. She has got the height of 5’7″ (170 cm) and weight of 115 lbs (52 kg).


Amanda Peet who born in New York and known as an American actress and writer. She has made her appearances in many films and television series. Acting is her main source of income by which she is earning. A respectable amount of net worth of around $18 million. She married to screenwriter David Benioff with whom she gave birth to three children.

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