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Amanda Anka

Amanda Katherine Anka-Bateman is the wife of famous actor and comedian Jason Bateman. She is also an actress in her own right, with credits in several television series and movies. She is known for her work on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992), Lost Highway (1997) and Taxi (2004).

Early Life

Amanda Anka was born on December 10, 1968, in New York City, New York, USA as Amanda Katherine Anka. She was born to Paul Anka, who is a singer, actor and Anne de Zogheb, who was a former model. Her parents were married from 1963 until their divorce in 2000. Amanda is the second of five daughters. Her sisters are Alicia Anka (b.1967), Amelia Anka (b.1970), Anthea Anka (b.1975) and Alexandra Anka (b.1977). She also has a younger half-brother, Ethan Anka (b.2004).

Jason Bateman with Amanda


Amanda earned her first screen role at the age of twenty-four on an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. In 1991, Amanda had a small role in the TV Movie Frankenstein: The College Years. In 1992, Amanda played the role of a vampire in the popular movie Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

In 1993, Amanda played the role of character Rita in the short film The Last Job. In 1994, Amanda held two roles – one in the movie Cityscrapes: Los Angeles as character Tamara and one on the TV Series Renegade as character Patti. In 1996, Amanda played the role of character Nicole in the film The Method.

In 2000, Amanda was featured as character Deputy Mina in the film Cherry Falls. She also played the character Venus in Bob‘s Video in the same year.

Other films and television series in which Amanda Anka has appeared include Lightbulb, Taxi, The TV Set, The Batman, Bones, Ingenious, Somewhere, and The Fosters.

Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka

Personal Life

Amanda married her boyfriend of two years, actor Jason Bateman, on July 3, 2001. They have two daughters together – Francesca Nora Bateman and Maple Sylvie Bateman. Francesca was born in October of 2006 and Maple was born in February of 2012. The family currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Amanda Anka’s husband, Jason Bateman is a successful actor who has had starring roles in the films Juno, Hancock, Up in the Air, The Switch, Paul, Horrible Bosses, The Change-Up, Identity Thief, Horrible Bosses 2, The Gift, and Zootopia as well as on the 2017 Netflix series Ozark and the popular television series Arrested Development. Jason actually won a Golden Globe award for his role in Arrested Development.


  • Full Name: Amanda Katherine Anka
  • Other names: Amanda Anka-Bateman, Amanda Bateman
  • Known for: Daughter of Paul Anka and wife of Jason Bateman
  • Born: December 10, 1968
  • Birth Place: New York City, NY, USA
  • Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: American
  • Occupation: Movie, Television, and Voice Actress


  • Spouse: Jason Bateman (m. 2001-present)
  • Children: Francesca Nora Bateman, Maple Sylvie Bateman
  • Parents: Paul Anka, Anne De Zogheb
  • Siblings: Anthea Anka, Alexandra Anka, Amelia Anka, Alicia Anka, Ethan Anka

Amanda Anka is best friends with Jennifer Aniston.

Amanda’s page was deleted from Wikipedia because the editors thought that she was a non-notable person.

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