Amanda Burton Net Worth and Biography
|Popular Name:||Amanda Burton|
|Birth Name:||Irene Amanda Burton|
|Birth Date:||10 October 1956|
|Birth Place:||Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland|
(m. 1976; div. 1982)
(m. 1989; div. 2004)
|Years active:||1981 Till Date|
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
Amanda Burton is an Irish actress. She is known for her ability to play strong characters in television series such as “Marcella”, “Silent Witness”, “The Commander”, and “Brookside”. She formally worked in theatre before diverting to television in 1982. In a career spanning over thirty years, Amanda has essayed a wide range of roles, many of which have won her awards. Throughout her career, she paid full attention to television and is recognized as one of the most popular Irish television actresses as of today. Her effortless portrayal of strong characters has been admired by many people, and has made her one of the most iconic actresses of her era. Here’s everything you should know about Amanda Burton net worth, biography, and successful career as an actress.
Amanda Burton’s Early Life
Irene Amanda Burton was born in Derry, Northern Ireland, on October 10, 1956. She was raised by her father who was a primary school headmaster, alongside her three elder sisters. She attended Ballougry Primary School in Northern Ireland and graduated from Londonderry High School in Derry. At the age of 18, she moved to Manchester, London, to school at Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre.
Amanda Burton’s Career
Although best known for her roles on television, Burton had worked in the theatre for some time before she landed the role of Heather Black in Channel 4’s “Brookside”, a Liverpool-based flagship drama series. After playing the role for nearly four years, she began to lose interest and decided to leave the show. After her departure, her work consisted of guest appearances, playing parts in a number of drama series including “Lovejoy”, “Minder”, Inspector Morse”, “Star Lucky”, “Boon”, “Medics”, and “Van Der Valk”.
In 1993, she landed a role in the television series ‘‘Peak Practice” where she portrayed Dr. Beth Glover, a no-nonsense medic, and won critical acclaim while also establishing herself as one of the most famous Irish television actresses. The show which was about a clinic in Derbyshire was a huge success until its end in 2002. She left the show “Peak Practice” in 1995 and started to appear as Dr. Sam Ryan in “Silent Witness” in 1996. Her role on this show was a powerful one which actually transformed her life forever. It established the actress as a confident lead and also won her a well earned award at the National Television Awards. While working in the show “Silent Witness” which she left in 2004, she also featured in other prominent shows and movies. In 1998, she was seen playing the role of Lynn in the television movie “The Gift”. Her portrayal of Rachel Monroe in the 1999 television series “Forgotten” was appreciated. Her main lead role in the series “Helen West” was loved by the audience. Her latest role is that of Katherine Maguire in the television series “Marcella’’ (2019).
Amanda Burton’s Films & TV Series
The skillful Irish actress has completed the following movies and television roles:
- 2009: Bronson
- 1988: Inspector Morse
- 1990: A Casualty of War
- 1992: Lovejoy
- 1996–2004: Silent Witness
- 1999: Forgotten
- 2001: The Whistle-Blower
- 2003 – 2008: The Commander
- 2016: The Level
Awards & Achievements
Amanda’s performance has gotten her several well deserved awards. She’s a recipient of 3 National Television Awards and 2 TV Quick Awards from a number of nominations.
Personal Life & Family
Amanda Burton married theatre technician Jonathan Hartley in 1976 and their marriage ended in 1982 with a divorce after which she married Sven Arnstein in 1989. He was a professional photographer, and they had their son Phoebe Marie Arnstein in 1989, followed by a daughter Brid Arnstein in 1991. Her marriage to Sven Arnstein ended in a divorce in 2004.
Despite being a famous celebrity, the actress is not active on social media. She is also known for her works for charity. She is the Ambassador of “The Children’s Trust”, the United Kingdom’s leading charity for children suffering brain injury and neurodisability.
Age & Physical Features
Amanda Burton is currently 63 years old. She is recognized with ease for her green eyes and blonde hair blue. Despite her age, the award winning actress still keeps her body in a great shape. She is 162cm tall and weighs 50kg.
Amanda Burton Net Worth
Amanda Burton net worth has come from her career as an actress. She has been involved in several films and television shows which won her awards, fame, and wealth.
Salary & Earnings
The actress makes her cash from acting. She is known for her ability to play strong characters in television series such as “Marcella”, “Silent Witness”, “The Commander”, and “Brookside”. She formally worked in theatre before diverting to television in 1982. In a career spanning over thirty years, Amanda has essayed a wide range of roles, all of which she has been fully paid for. However, at this present moment there’s nothing on her salary and earnings from films.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Wealth
Amanda Burton owns a home in Macoupin, Illinois, Unite States. She also owns a house in Hastings, East Sussex, England.
As of 2020, Amanda Burton net worth is approximately $5 million.