Amanda Bearse Wiki, Net Worth, Age, Career, Height, Weight

Amanda Bearse Wiki, Net Worth, Age, Career, Height, Weight


NameAmanda Bearse
Date of BirthAugust 09, 1958
Age65 years old
Place of BirthWinter Park, Florida, united States
Country United States
Nationality American
Gender Female
Ethnicity White
Sign of Birth Leo
Profession Actress, Director, Comedian
Net Worth 20 Million USD

Amanda Bearse was born on 9 August 1958 in Winter Park, Florida, USA. Amanda Bearse is an American actress, comedian, and director. She is known for Fright Night (1985), Married... with Children (1987), and Bros (2022). She has been married to Carrie Schenken since 2010. They have two children.

Amanda Bearse, a name synonymous with the iconic sitcom "Married... with Children," has carved a remarkable path in the entertainment industry, captivating audiences with her versatile talent as an actress and director. 

In 1987, Bearse's career took a significant turn when she landed the role of Marcy Rhoades-D'Arcy in the hit Fox sitcom "Married... with Children."

Beyond acting, Bearse ventured into directing, helming over 30 episodes of "Married... with Children" and demonstrating her keen eye for comedic timing and character development.

Throughout her career, Amanda Bearse has proven herself to be a multifaceted talent, seamlessly transitioning between acting and directing.


Marital status-
HusbandCarrie Schenken (m. 2010-)
No of Children1
DaughterZoe Bearse

Physical Appearance

  • In Centimeters - 163 cm
  • In Meters - 1.63 m
  • In Feet Inches - 5 in 4 ft
  • In Pound - 132 lbs
  • In Kilogram - 60 Kg
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorHazel
Waist25 inches
Hips37 inches
Shoe Size-
  • Resides in Los Angeles alongside her partner and adopted daughter, Zoe.
  • Enrolled in acting classes at New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse, studying under Sanford Meisner.
  • Garnered recognition for her role as Marcy Rhoades on the popular sitcom Married with Children in 1987.
  • Her last name, pronounced as "beers," often gets mistaken as "Burs."
  • Studied acting with Sanford Meisner in New York and pursued directing at the American Film Institute and USC in Los Angeles.
  • While known for playing straight characters, she portrayed "Mandy," Marcy's lesbian cousin, in a 1997 episode of Married with Children.
  • She openly embraced her lesbian identity in 1993, residing in Atlanta with her adopted daughter Zoe. Her announcement in Advocate Magazine marked her as the first primetime actress to come out.
  • Attended Young Harris College, a private Methodist-affiliated liberal arts junior college situated in northeast Georgia.
  • Born in Winter Park, Florida, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Collaborated with Rosie O'Donnell in 2006 to direct The Big Gay Sketch Show, premiering on Logo in April 2007.
  • While on Married with Children, she directed over 30 episodes and continued directing other sitcom episodes in subsequent years.
  • Achieved early success on All My Children from 1981 to 1984, portraying a character named Amanda (Cousins).
  • Received training at New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse under the guidance of Sanford Meisner.


EducationNeighbourhood Playhouse in New York, American Film Institute in Los Angeles
SchoolWinter Park High School


  1. Directed the Off-Broadway rendition of Isobel Mahon's comedic play "Party Face" at New York City Center's Stage II, featuring Hayley Mills in the cast.
  2. Secured her major breakthrough in 1987 when she landed the role of Marcy Rhoades, Al Bundy's next-door neighbor and nemesis, on the popular sitcom "Married... with Children."
  3. She was the sole cast member of "Married with Children" who also directed certain episodes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Amanda Bearse?

Amanda Bearse's total net worth is around 20 Million USD.

How old is Amanda Bearse?

Currently, Amanda Bearse is 65 years old (Aug 09, 1958).

What is the height of Amanda Bearse?

The height of Amanda Bearse is 1.63 m. (5 in 4 ft).

What is the name of Amanda Bearse’s Husband?

Amanda Bearse was married to Carrie Schenken (m. 2010-).

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