Amanda Righetti is an American actress known for her role as Grace Van Pelt on CBS series, The Mentalist. She has appeared as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent in the 2011 superhero film Captain America: The First Avenger.
Amanda Righetti Family, Early Life
Amanda Elizabeth Righetti was born on 4 April 1983 in St. George, Utah. She is one of the eight children of Alexander Righetti and Linda Righetti. Her father is Italian and her mother has German, French and English ancestry.
Righetti with the height of 5 feet 8 inches, grew up with six sisters and a brother in Nevada, outside Las Vegas. Earlier, she used to work as a model in fashion industry.
Career; Movies, TV Shows
Amanda began her acting career from the 1995 movie Love and Happiness. Later, she was cast in the lead role as Hailey Nichol in the teen drama series, The O.C. She portrayed the role of Ariel Wolfe in the 2007 horror movie Return to House on Haunted Hill.
Amanda Righetti appears as Grace Van Pelt on The Mentalist (Picture: Pinterest)
Righetti was cast on the CBS series The Mentalist in the role of Grace Van Pelt. She appeared on the show until the sixth season. Moreover, she appeared in a lead role as Madeline Kenner on the first and second season of science fiction drama series Colony. Her movies work include, His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th (2013), and Cats Dancing on Jupiter (2015).
The talented actress enjoys the net worth of an estimated $3 million. She earned her prominent part of net worth from her work on movies and TV shows.
Furthermore, she resides in a lavish $2.8 million house located in Beverly Hills. The 4,700 square foot house has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms that showcase the real showstopper.
Amanda was married to American film director Jordan Alan. The two exchanged the wedding vows on 29 April 2006 during the ceremony held at Oahu, Hawaii. Her bridesmaid was the Angel actress Alexa Davalos.
Jordan, aged 52 is known for his works on Kiss & Tell, The Gentleman Bandit, and Cats Dancing on Jupiter. The couple announced that they are expecting their first child in August 2012. They welcomed a son named Knox Addison Alan on 10 January 2013. However, the couple separated later and Amanda filed Marriage Dissolution/Divorce lawsuit against Jordan on 17 February 2017.
Some Interesting Facts About Amanda Righetti
- Amanda signed with United Talent Agency (UTA) in September 2011.
- She has lent her voice for Femme Fatale in the 2006 video game Scarface: The World Is Yours.
- Righetti won the Best Actress in a Short Film at the New York Independent International Film and Video Festival for her work in Matter.
- She is both the actress and producer on the movie Pipeline.