Amanda Bynes was born on April 3, 1986 in Thousand Oaks, California. She began as a child actress starring in the tv show All That (1994) before she eventually landed her own series entitled The Amanda Show (1999). As she grew older, she went on to pursue the big screen. She has performed with Colin Firth in What a Girl Wants (2003) and had the starring role for the movie Lovewrecked (2005). She even played alongside Zac Efron in the film Hairspray in 2007.
In 2008, Maxim ranked her as 46th on the Hot 100 Women list. By 2011, she went up to the 30th spot on the same list.