Amanda Tapping
Amanda Tapping
Real Name/Full Name Amanda Tapping
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Amanda Tapping
Birth Place: Rochford, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 28 August 1965
Age/How Old: 58 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 60 Kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: Steven Tapping, Christopher Tapping, Richard Tapping
School: North Toronto Collegiate Institute
College: University Of Windsor School Of Dramatic Arts
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Allan Kovacs (m. 1994)
Kids/Children Name: Olivia B. Kovacs
Profession: Actress and Director
Net Worth: $6 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Amanda Tapping is a well-known actress of Canada and also the most talented director in the industry. She received the most prestigious fame after she represented Samantha carter in a Canadian-based series. The series was a science fiction-based story. She has given her best performances in other movies and series that are mentioned in the article below.

Well, how well do you know about Amanda Tapping? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Amanda Tapping’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Amanda Tapping to date.

Biography and Early Life

Amanda was born in Rochford, a place in Essex which is located in England. She was brought to life on 20 August 1984. When she was just three years old, she moved to Ontario, a place in Canada, along with her family. Amanda is a very private person by nature. She is not a person who loves to share too much information, and thus we do not have many details about her childhood moments.

She does have three siblings with whom she spent most of her time. Amanda was very close to Steven Tapping but shared equal fun moments with her other two brothers, Christopher and Richard Tappings. Being the eldest and the only sister among all her siblings, she always acted very protectively.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Amanda Tapping in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Amanda Tapping’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024 having been born on 28 August 1965. Though, she is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 132 lbs in Pound and 60 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


Amanda did her schooling at North Toronto Collegiate Institute with her main subjects related to environmental science. She had an equal interest in the drama and had that as her primary subject. She completed her graduation in the year 1984. After that, her interest in drama increased to a point where she was determined to take it as her career. So she then went to the University Of Windsor to gain more knowledge of drama further. She started working on her acting skills and also participated in a lot of theatre plays.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

As I mentioned earlier, Amanda is a very secretive person by nature. She had managed to keep her personal life away from social media, but we have successfully gathered information about her secret life. She had three other siblings, namely Steven Tapping, Christopher Tapping, Richard Tapping. Talking about her marital life, she got married to her long-term boyfriend, Allan Kovacs.

They together have a child whom they named Olivia B. Kovacs. Unfortunately, their marriage was not a healthy one and affected the child. Thus they decided to get separated and filed for divorce. She currently lives a peaceful single life and takes care of her child single-handedly.

Is Amanda Tapping Lesbian?

We cannot say that Amanda Tapping is a lesbian or gay. This is because she eventually got married to Allan Kovacs. They together had their kid, whom they named Olivia B. Kovacs. By looking at these things, we can conclude that she is not a lesbian or gay. She is straight when it comes to her sexual orientation is.

Professional Career

Amanda Tapping had a great interest in the field of arts. Thus, she studied professional arts in which she completed her graduation. Soon after her education, she entered into the world of television. In this work sphere, she got herself quite a few lists of series and movies to work in. Even though those were small ones, she used all the opportunities to gather experience and knowledge. She had also worked in numerous advertisement companies.

Amanda has also tried her luck in the comedy field. She did a comedy show called ” Random Acts.” There she got the freedom to collaborate with many famous personalities such as Katherine Jackson and Anne Marie Kerr. She made the first and best show of her entire career, in which she cast Samantha Carter in a science fiction show. She became more famous from there. The name of the show was Stargate SG-1.

During the fifth season, she appeared in her show as a special guest. Amanda has also worked in short movies. One of her short films won her the best performance award in the comedy category in the year 2007.

In 2012, she got herself showed as angel Naomi on the eighth season of the Supernatural series. She was a member of it for seven episodes. One famous personality, Micheal shanks, wrote an episode in her show which she renamed “Resurrection.”


Amanda has an extensive list of awards and recognition to boast on. She won the Woman of the year in 2015 from the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television, and Radio Artists. In the year 2007, the award for her Canadian comedy for the category of short films. She has also been nominated for many of the prestigious award shows but has never won a prize. She is striving hard to make her name prominent in those award shows.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Amanda Tapping in 2024

Amanda Tapping Net Worth
Amanda Tapping Net Worth

As of 2024, After making so many shows and series and many directions, she made an estimated net worth of $6 million. She maintains this after making so many movies and comedy shows and can still be a successful actress through her hard work and dedication. She thus sets an example that everything is possible when you work effortlessly and follow your passion with accurate determination. Some of her notable works can be seen in shows like Remembrance, The Haunting of Lisa, and many more. She also has a presented her natural acting in movies and short skit.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Amanda won the best award for comedy
  • Her direction work in Stargate-1 had an episode that was written by famous personality Micheal Shanks.

After going through Amanda’s lifestyle, we may conclude that every work, when done through passion, gives out a great result. She was reading environmental science and drama. Little did she know that she would develop a liking for acting and thus make it her life goal.

Therefore, her love for acting and directing made her the Woman of the Year 2017, which she received from Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television, and Radio Artists. Thus, she made the youth and everyone realize that everything, when done by passion accompanied by hard work, gives out a great outcome.


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