Amy Adams Biography
Amy Adams is an Italian-born American actress and a professional ballerina.
Amy Adams is known for her accolades which include two Golden Globes and nominations for six Academy Awards and Seven British Academy Film Awards.
Amy Adams Age
Adams entered this world on 20 August 1974, in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy as Amy Lou Adams. As of 2019, her age is 45 and her sun sign is Leo. She is the fourth children out of seven born to American parents’ Kathryn Hicken (mother) and Richard Kent Adams (father). She has six siblings; four brothers and two sisters one of the brothers’ name is Eddie Adams.
Her father is a U.S. Army veteran. Her parents divorced in 1985. After that, she grew up in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She spent her childhood and raised in Castle Rock, Colorado, the USA. She is American by her nationality and is of English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ethnicity.
Amy Adams Family
Amy Adams (Amy Lou Adams) was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy and raised in Castle Rock, Colorado. She is the fourth of seven siblings born to Americans Kathryn and Richard Kent Adams, with her father being a U.S Serviceman who stationed at Caserma Ederle military base at the time of her birth.
The Adams family moved from one base to another until they settled in Castle Rock, Colorado by that time she was 8 years old. Amy sang in the Douglas County High School choir and later on was inspired to become a trained ballerina.
Amy Adams Husband and Daughter
Amy Adams is married to actor and painter Darren Le Gallo. The couple first met at an acting class in 2001 and began dating a year later while collaborating on a short film named Pennies. The couple got engaged in 2008 and married in 2015.
During their long engagement which lasted for about seven years, they had a daughter, Aviana Olea Gallo. The couple tied the knot in a private ceremony at a ranch near Santa Barbara, California.
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Amy Adams Height
She has a standard height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m) tall and weighs 58 kg. In addition, her body size is 34-25-34 inches. Similarly, she has gray eye color and her hair color is red.
Amy Adams Education
Concerning her education, Amy attended Douglas County High School, located in Colorado. There she worked as a greeter at a Gap store while performing in Community Theater. After that, she took her first full-time job as a hostess at Hooters.
Amy Adams Career
She is known for comedic and dramatic performances as she has already featured thrice in annual rankings of the highest-paid actresses in the world
She trained as a ballerina but at the age of 18 found the musical theater to be a better fit. In 1994-1998 she worked in Dinner Theater and made her feature film debut with a supporting part in Satire Drop Dead Gorgeous.
Later on, she moved to Los Angeles and there she made guest appearances in television series and took on “mean girl” parts in small scale features. Her major role came in Steven Spielberg’s 2002 biopic Catch Me If You Can with Leonardo DiCaprio as her co-star.
She remained unemployed for a whole year. In 2005, her breakthrough came in the part of a loquacious pregnant woman in the independent film Junebug. Adams played as a cheerful princess in the 2007 Musical Enchanted which was a total success.
In 2008, she featured in a series of films such as Drama Doubt in which she played the role of a naive optimistic woman. The Fighter, a sports film (2010) a and the psychological drama The Master (2012).
Her stage roles include the Public Theater’s revival into the woods, as Baker’s wife (2012).In 2013, she began portraying Lois Lane in superhero films set in the DC Extended Universe.
She won two consecutive Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for playing a seductive con artist in the crime film American Hustle (2013) and the troubled painter Margaret Keane in the biopic Big Eyes (2014).
In the same year, she was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time and featured in the Forbes Celebrity 100 list.
Further acclaim came for playing a linguist in the science fiction film Arrival (2016), a self-harming reporter in the HBO miniseries Sharp Objects (2018), and Lynne Cheney in the satirical film Vice (2018).
Amy Adams Net Worth
She currently has $60 million in net worth. Also, she was mentioned as one of the world’s highest-paid actors. Her net worth is sufficient for her to preserve a luxurious standard of living.
Besides that, for her role on HBO’s new series ‘ Sharp Objects,’ Adams will receive approximately $300,000 per episode. Her films have performed well in the box office. Her major films include Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League, Man of Steel, and Museum Night: Battle of the Smithsonian.
Her highest-grossing film so far, Batman Vs. Superman, had total domestic gross earnings of more than$330 million and gross worldwide earnings of more than $873 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
Likewise, her second-highest-grossing film so far, Justice League, had total domestic gross earnings of more than $229 million and gross worldwide earnings of more than $657 million. In the year 2017, Forbes listed her as one of the world’s highest-paid actresses. That year, she earned roughly $13.5 million.
She will continue to build her wealth through several upcoming film projects. In the year 2019, Adams is set to appear in the films The Woman in the Window and The True American. However, there is no information about her car and house.
Amy Adams Movies, TV Shows and Awards
2019 The Woman in the Window (Yet to be released) as Dr. Anna Fox
2005 The Wedding Date as Amy Ellis
2018 Vice as Lynne Cheney
2007 Underdog as “Sweet” Polly Purebred
2012 Trouble with the Curve as Mickey Lobel
2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny as Gorgeous Woman
2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby as Susan
2008 Sunshine Cleaning as Rose Lorkowski
2005 Stephen Tobolowsky’s Birthday Party as Herself
2005 Standing Still as Elise
2002 The Slaughter Rule as Doreen
2002 Serving Sara as Kate
2002 Pumpkin as Alex
2000 Psycho Beach Party as Marvel Ann
2006 Pennies as Jane / Joan Vollmer
2012 On the Road
2016 Nocturnal Animals as Susan Morrow
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian as Amelia Earhart / Tess
2011 The Muppets as Mary
2009 Moonlight Serenade as Chloe
2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day as Delysia Lafosse
2012 The Master as Peggy Dodd
2013 Man of Steel as Lois Lane
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Lois Lane
2013 American Hustle as Sydney Prosser
2000 That ’70s Show as Kat Peterson
2000 Charmed as Maggie Murphy
2000 Zoe, Duncan, Jack, and Jane as Dinah
2000 Providence as Becka
2000 Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Beth Maclay
2001 Smallville as Jodi Melville
2002 The West Wing as Cathy
2004 King of the Hill as Misty Merilynn Sunshine
2004 Dr. Vegas as Alice Doherty
2005−2006 The Office as Katy
2008, 2014 Saturday Night Live as Host
2018 Sharp Objects as Camille Preaker
Into the Woods
The Baker’s Wife
“True Love’s Kiss”
Walt Disney Records
“Happy Working Song”
“That’s How You Know”
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
“If I Didn’t Care”
“Life’s a Happy Song”
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