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Amber Benson Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Amber Nicole Benson
Place Of Birth
Birmingham, USA
46 years old
Birth Date
January 7 1977

Amber Benson Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Birmingham Children’s Ballet
Net Worth
Edward Benson, Diane Benson
Danielle Benson

About Amber Benson 

Her full name being Amber Nicole Benson, she is a well-known American television actress.

The actress is popularly known for playing the role of Tara Maclay in the television series called 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'. Amber Benson's zodiac sign is Capricorn, according to astrologers.

Amber Benson has also performed, directed, and produced her own movies, including 'Chance' and 'Lovers, Liars, and Lunatics'. She was the co-director of the movie 'Drones' with Adam Busch, another Buffy cast member. Benson also appeared in the horror movie 'The Killing Jar' as a waitress.

Amber Benson Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Amber Benson's net worth?

Amber Benson has a net worth of $3 million to $5 million.

How much does Amber Benson earn per year?

Amber Benson has not made her yearly income public.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Amber Benson?

The height of Amber Benson is 5 ft 4 in (163 cm).

How old is Amber Benson?

As of 2022, Amber Benson is 45 years of age. She celebrates her birthday every year on January 8.

Childhood And Education

In Birmingham, located in Alabama, Amber Benson took birth to Diane and Edward Benson, who was a psychiatrist, in the year of January 8, 1977. Her younger sister is an artist named Danielle. Amber Nicole Benson was her birth name. She used to attend a local theater when she was a child; after that her family went to Los Angeles for her acting career.

Amber Nicole Benson learned music and dance as a kid, performing in the Birmingham Children's Ballet and local theatre. In Orlando, Florida, when her family relocated, she went to high school there, in part to help Amber traverse acting chances, the most significant of which was an unsold television series called Kids' News, in which Amber was to have been one of the primary anchors. In Los Angeles, Benson moved later on, where Amber immediately got work in films and on television.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Amber Benson dating?

Benson was in a relationship with her former co-star Adam Busch who played the role of Warren Mears in the 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' TV series. As of now, Amber Benson is single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

At the age of 14, the American actress Amber Benson, the American actress started her career in films with the 'King of the Hill' by Steven Soderbergh. In 1995, she was the co-actor in 'Bye Bye Love', a romantic comedy with Eliza Dushku, and also in 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Benson appeared with Eliza Dushku.

In the year 2000, Benson was cast in 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' to play the role of Wiccan Tara Maclay. As said by Marti Noxon, producer of Buffy, Joss Whedon had a doubt about Benson's role as she lacked physical glamour. Noxon persuaded him to give her a chance to read it again, and he ended up with the view that she was outstanding for the sequence of Tara Maclay. In 2002, Benson quit the program after three seasons of regular appearances. She was the lead singer of 'Once More, with Feeling'.

Besides acting in 'Buffy', Benson wrote 'The Theory of the Leisure Class', a film, and in 2001, it was released. A web video, 'Chance' was written by her, which she also produced, directed, and co-acted with James Marsters, her co-star in 'Buffy'. The two songs on Anthony Stewart Head's solo music album 'Music for Elevators' in 2002 were also sung by her.

Benson owns a production company, Benson Entertainment, where she released her second picture, 'Lovers, Liars, and Lunatics', in 2006. The picture got funds from the action toys of Tara Buffyverse limited edition. She also starred in Supernatural as a vegetarian vampiress Lenore in 2006.

With Christopher Golden, Benson published a short book 'The Seven Whistlers', autographed copies in a limited quantity with the help of Subterranean Press in December 2006. Benson assured the three-book contract with Penguin Books' Ginjer Buchanan in September 2007. Ace Books published 'Serpent's Storm's, 'Death's Daughter', and 'Cat's Claw' consecutively in 2009, 2010, and 2011. The series's fourth book 'How to Be Death', was released in February 2012.

With her co-star Adam Busch from 'Buffy', Benson co-directed the comedy film 'Drones' in 2010. In 2001, for the comic book 'Wanna Blessed Be' based on 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer's', Willow and Tara character, Benson collaborated with Dark Horse Comics, Eric Powell, Terry Moore, and Golden.

In 2012, for the radio drama of Dark Shadows' Dress Me in Dark Dreams', Amber Benson was envisioned as a teenage Judith Collins. In the 'Husbands' web series of jane Espenson, she gave a guest appearance in the second season. In June 2013, for the online TV series 'The Morganville Vampires' Benson was cast as the creator of Morganville, Amelie. The audiobook of John Scalzi, 'Lock In' was narrated by Benson. In October 2014, her fantasy novel 'The Witches of Echo Park' got released.

Charity Work

Amber Benson is a part of the Hard Rock Charity Jam for

What awards has Amber Benson won?

In 1994 and 2010, Amber Benson was nominated for the Young Artist Award and Oldenburg Film Festival. In 2002 and 2005, she became the winner of the Sidewalk Film Festival and LA Outfest.

Amber Benson's Hobbies And Interests

Amber Benson loves to play puzzles.

Other Interesting Amber Benson Facts And Trivia

  • The Vampire Slayer actress performed in the Alabama Ballet Company's staging of 'The Nutcracker' when she was six years old. She also belonged to the Birmingham Children's Theater.
  • When landscapers left a barrel full of waste sod in her yard, she tried to transfer it to the curb, and it collapsed on her foot, breaking her foot horribly. As a result, she had to film her role in 'Intermedio' (2005) on crutches.
  • She shares her birth date with actress Sarah Polley and filmmaker Francesco Roder.

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<p>With a Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering from UPES, Shreya has a passion for the energy industry and has worked on various related projects. She also enjoys writing about science and is skilled in content writing.</p>

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