An American actress Amanda Righetti is mostly known for playing the character as Grace Van pelt on The Mentalist. In addition to that, she is also known for her roles in The O.C., and Friday the 13th. She is the native of St. George, Utah, United States of America. She came into this world on 4th April of the year 1983 which has now made her reach at the age of 32. She has been active in the acting field since 1995 and from that time, she has been very much successful and she has also gained huge number of fans following. As a child, Amanda was born as the youngest child among the eight children to her parents.
Amanda was raised up in Nevada outside Las Vegas. Amanda was first discovered in an International Cover Model Search when she was just at the age of 15. She then had her career started as a fashion model. It was after that when she started her career in acting. She secured a role in a pilot for proposed series by name of No Place Like Home, she portrayed a recurring character in a teen drama known as The O.C. After that, she was a regular in prime-time soap opera North Shore.
Later, in late 2005, she starred in Fox drama series called Reunion. Her other credits include her recurring role on K-Ville, a role in TV movie titled Romy and Michele: In The Beginning and guest roles on Entourage and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She then signed to star as a female lead in a horror sequel Return to House on Haunted Hill in 2006 which was released direct-to-video on October of next year. After that, in April 2008, Amanda was cast as a female lead in slasher movie Friday the 13th. The production ended in June of 2008 and the movie was released in the theaters on 13th February 2009.
In the spring, she signed to CBS series The Mentalist for playing the role as Grace Van Pelt. Additionally, in September 2011, she again signed with a talent agency UTA. Her other movies and TV credits include Role Models, Angel Blade, Kiss & Tell, Pipeline, Love and Happiness, Matter, The Chateau Meroux, Cats Dancing on Jupiter, Greg the Bunny, Wandering Eye, Chicago Fire, Colony, Shadow Fear, Romy and Michele, and more. She is a very hard working actress having the estimated net worth of $3 million.
A beautiful actress Amanda is a married woman. She is married to her husband named Jordan Alan who is a director as well as a writer. The pair exchanged their vows with each other on 29th April 2006 and since then, they are together and are living their blissful and happy married life. Their wedding ceremony took place on Oahu. Additionally, she also has one child a son together with her husband. She gave birth to their first son on 10th January 2013 whom they have named as Knox Addison. She stands at height of 5 feet and 8 inches. Besides to get more details about her bio and other activities, she can get connected via Instagram and Twitter.