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Amber Nicole Benson is an American actress, director, writer as well as producer who was born on 8th January 1977 in Birmingham Alabama in the USA. She is well known as Tara Maclay as per her role in Buffy, the vampire slayer in the TV series. As a young girl, she grew up singing and dancing. As she was below 19 years, she was involved in a local community theatre/performance.

Quick Facts of Amber Benson

Full Name:Amber Nicole Benson
Date of Birth:8th January 1977
Age:42 years old in 2019
Height:1.63 meters (5’ 4”)
Weight:Weighs 54 kilograms
Hair & Eye colors:Blonde and blue
Marital status:single
Profession:Actress, writer, producer, and director
Net Worth:$3 Million
Birthplace:Birmingham, Alabama USA
Nationality:American

Amber Benson Biography

Amber Benson was born on 8th January 1977 in Birmingham, Alabama in the United States of America. She is well known as Tara Maclay as per her role in Buffy, the vampire slayer in the TV series. As a young girl, she grew up singing and dancing. As she was below 19 years, she was involved in a local community theatre/performance.

She is a daughter to Diane Benson and Edward Benson who is a psychiatrist. In her childhood, she is said to be attending reform Jewish temple where she used to worship. Regardless of her ethnicity or community, she is said to be from a mixed tribal background. She holds American citizenship. It is assumed that her mother belongs to Irish ancestors, while a Jewish family confirms her dad.

Her parents migrated to Los Angeles in the year 1992 after realizing that their daughter was serious and determined in pursuing her career in acting. Since then, she has been enjoying her studies and steady work in Los Angeles.

Amber Benson lives with her mother as well as sister in Los Angeles. Her favorite food is said to be tofu while her best musician is recognized as Jeff Buckley. She has performed in several movies to mention but a few like best friend, the crush. She featured Alicia Silverstone, imaginary crimes she featured Fairuza balk as well as in bye-bye love as Eliza Dushku. She describes herself as a lapsed vegetarian.

Amber Benson started showing up that she is also capable of writing in the year 2001 as well as directing. She has written interesting plays as well as scripts that are more interesting than you cannot miss reading like the theory of the leisure class and legacy. She has acted in several films, including take it easy and deadtime.

It is just a summary of the whole biography of Amber Nicole Benson. I recommend you to try your best to reach her plays and scripts as well as watch the films where she has acted. Not only interesting but also entertaining.

She has also written several books like;

  • Ghosts of Albion- Astray, Legacy, Accursed and Witchery.
  • Calliope Reaper Jones- Serpent’s Storm, Cat’s Claw, The Golden Age of Death, Death’s Daughter.
  • The Witches of Echo Park- The Last Dream Keeper, The End Magic
  • Others include; The Seven Whistlers with Christopher Golden, Star and Marco’s Guide to Mastering Every Dimension.

Amber Benson Education

During the teenage years of amber Benson, she performed and acted in Alabama ballet company’s production of the nutcracker. She attended lessons in dancing and music. She also acted in Birmingham children’s theater. Remember her parents migrated to Los Angeles in the year 1992 after realizing that their daughter was serious and determined in pursuing her career of acting. Since then, she has been enjoying her studies and steady work in Los Angeles.

Amber Benson attended high school in Orlando, Florida. This helped her to achieve more skills and getting more experienced in acting and writing opportunities. After that Amber Benson started to land her roles of performing in TV shows as well as film performances.

Awards and Nominations

She has been nominated in several awards;

  1. In 1994 she was nominated by the young artist awards as the best youth actress co-starring in a drama.
  2. In 2002 she was nominated by the sidewalk film festival as an audience choice award by her play by the name the choice, and she became the winner.
  3. In 2005 she was nominated to grand jury award as an outstanding actress in a feature film, and she emerged as the best.
  4. In 2010 she was nominated by the Oldenburg film festival for German independence award.
  5. Indeed, she has done her best in transforming the lives of her supporters and encouraging them through the shows she performs as well as the books she writes.

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Rumors and controversy or scandals about Amber Benson

Rumors display that Amber Benson is said to be a lesbian as per her role in the buff the vampire slayer. She acted as Tara Maclay where she is mostly known as a gay. This rumor poses to her fans whether her roles in acting as a lesbian is what she holds even behind the screen as well as the cameras.

Though as per her previous relationship with Adam Busch. This proofs that amber Benson is not a lesbian nor a gay.

Social media: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Instagram- Amber Benson, her username on Instagram, is @amberrbenson. She has thirty-two posts only on this platform. She posts her pictures as well as videos which she captures around beautiful sceneries or environments. She is among the active members or users of this platform. She follows seven hundred and seventy-five people. She has one thousand, six hundred, and thirty-three followers.

Twitter- Amber Benson calls herself as @amber_benson on twitter. She is one of the active members of this social media platform. She likes replying as well as commenting and liking posts. She has one hundred and thirty-three posts and follows five hundred and sixty-eight people. She has one hundred and thirty-six thousand followers, and finally, she has eight thousand, five hundred and sixteen likes as per her latest post. Indeed, she is a celebrity.

Facebook- in this social media platform, amber Benson uses the name, Amber Benson. She has approximately eight thousand likes per post. She has her own Facebook page by the name Amber Benson. She is among the most active users of Facebook. She usually communicates via these platforms to reach easily her funs. She has numberless or uncountable comments on this platform. Amber has more than five hundred thousand friends. Each and every day, she receives new friend requests.

Net Worth, Income and Salary

As an actress, she has earned a considerable amount of money. According to the 2018 celebrity net worth, her basic salary was approximately Three Million USA Dollars.

As mentioned early, she is also a writer or an author; the following shows how she earns in rhyme to the kind of book.

BookDate  Price
Star vs the forces of evil to the magic book of spellsJuly 17, 201817 dollars per hardcover
Life inside my mind; 31 authors share their strugglesApril 10, 201816 dollars per hardcover
Clueless senior yearAugust 29, 201711 dollars per paperback
The crush19936 million US dollars
Can hardly wait199810 million US dollars

Body measurements of Amber Benson: weight, height and body size

Amber Benson was born on 8th January 1977 in Birmingham, Alabama in the United States of America. She is 42 years in 2019. She is five fifth and 4 inches tall. She weighs 54 kilograms. She wears bra size number 34. Amber Benson’s measurements are 34 by 25 by 34 inches. Amber Benson’s hair color is blonde. She has an hourglass body shape. She got no breast implant. Amber Benson’s best-loved meal is not available, meaning she does well with any meal provided. Her facts are not mentioned. She wears shoes in size number eight. Her ethnicity is white.

Amber Benson's Professional Life and Career

At the age of 14 years, amber Benson made her own silver screen debut whereby she featured Steven Soderbergh movie by the name king of the hill. She became famous globally in 1999 when she performed with Tara Maclay in a super television series buffy the vampire where she met her first boyfriend.

She appeared in several tv shows like the glass slipper confessionals, private practice, cold case, promised land, supernatural, grey’s anatomy to mention a few.

She has written numberless plays and scripts. Amber Benson wrote, directed, produced and acted one of the movies by the name the chance which hit on those years. Her only film chance which she loves was nominated and honored in 2002 audience choice awards. It emerged to be the best feature at Birmingham Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival.

Amber Benson being an actress, was also talented in writing. Her fantastic book by the name The Witches of Echo Park and The Star are among the best plays globally that she has written.

Amber Benson appeared in Barack Obama’s advertisement that was organized by MoveOn.org in the 2008 campaign season.

The following is the list of movies she has acted and the role she has been playing;

Movie nameYear RoleType
Jack reed – badge of honor1993Nicole ReedTV movie
Jack reed- a search for justice1994 Nicole ReedTV movie
Don’s Plum1995Supporting Actress
Jack reed- one of our own1995Nicole ReedTV movie
Promised land1998Amy FarnsworthEpisode out of bonds
Cracker1999AmyEpisode the club
Buffy the vampire slayer1999-2002Tara MaclaySeason 4 to 6; 47 episodes recurring role
The enforcers2001AbbyTV miniseries
Cold case2004Julia HoffmanEpisode volunteers
The inside2005Allison DavisEpisode the perfect couple
Supernatural2006-2011LenoreEpisode- bloodlust

Episode – mommy dearest

Holiday wishes2006Danni HartfordTV movie
Gryphon2007Princess Amelia Of Lock LandTv movie
Long island confidential2008Pilot
7 things to do before I am 302008Lori MadisonTV movie
Private practice2009Jill DuncanEpisode- finishing
Grey’s anatomy2010CorrineEpisode- that is me trying
Ringer2011Stripper Mary CurtisEpisode- that is what you get for me trying to kill
Husbands2012Angry MomEpisode-appropriate is not the word
Morganville the series2014AmelieWeb TV series
Red vs blue2016Epsilon GrifEpisode- get bent (Season 14)

Conclusion

Amber Benson is an actress, a producer as well as a writer who has inspired many people. She started performing these roles while she was young. These encourage many young people to remain focused and use their talents and knowledge and wisdom wisely.