Who Is Amanda Abbington and What Is Her Net Worth? Wikipedia, Biography, Movies and TV Shows

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British actress Amanda Abbington has made a decent fortune for herself over the years. Her current net worth and salary explored.

Amanda Abbington has enjoyed an incredible career so far, which includes her memorable role in Sherlock.

But in October 2023, it was revealed she had quit her latest project, Strictly.

Having been in the entertainment industry for over 30 years, fans want to know more about her current net worth and movies and TV shows.

 Amanda Abbington is an actress who is best known for Sherlock
Amanda Abbington is an actress who is best known for Sherlock. Credit: Getty

Who is Amanda Abbington?

Actress Amanda Abbington was born on February 28, 1974, in North London, England. This makes her British by nationality.

She was born an only child and was brought up in Hertfordshire to her parents Patsy Smith and John Smith.

Her real name is Amanda Jane Smith.

In October 2021, Amanda got engaged to Britain’s Got Talent escapologist Jonathan Goodwin.

Her fiance was been left paralysed for life after a US stunt went terrifyingly wrong.

Amanda Abbington with her fiance Jonathan GoodwinCredit: Rex
Amanda Abbington with her fiance Jonathan Goodwin. Credit: Rex

What are some of Amanda Abbington’s movies and TV shows?

Amanda starred as Miss Mardle in Mr Selfridge from 2013 until 2016.

She is also famous for her role as Mary Morstan, the wife of John Watson, played by her ex-partner Martin Freeman, in Sherlock.

She played various characters in the police drama The Bill until 2007.

During that time she also appeared in Wycliffe, Casualty, Dream Team, The Sins, Shades, Doc Martin, Coupling, and Teachers.

In 2023, Amanda starred in the four-part Channel 5 television series, Desperate Measures, as well as appearing in ITV’s The Family Pile, and Netflix show Lockwood & Co.

In August 2023, it was announced that Amanda had joined the Strictly Come Dancing lineup, but she quit the show in October 2023.

Amanda Abbington has made an impressive fortune over the years. Image Source: ITV
Amanda Abbington has made an impressive fortune over the years. Image Source: ITV

What is Amanda Abbington’s net worth?

Amanda Abbington has accumulated a sizable fortune over the years.

Per reports, she has an estimated current net worth of between $1 million and $5 million with some outlets confirming her exact net value at $1.5 million.

She accrued her fortune for her primary career as an actress.

Unexpected exit: Amanda Abbington has quit Strictly Come Dancing amid being 'plagued by difficulties' during her time on the show
Unexpected exit: Amanda Abbington has quit Strictly Come Dancing amid being ‘plagued by difficulties’ during her time on the show

Why has Amanda left Strictly Come Dancing 2023?

The actress Amanda Abbington has said it is “with the deepest regret” that she has had to leave Strictly Come Dancing for “personal reasons”.

Amanda Abbington has quit Strictly Come Dancing amid being ‘plagued by difficulties’ during her time on the show. 

The Sherlock star pulled out of Saturday night’s live show “due to medical reasons”, with Strictly’s spin-off show, It Takes Two, confirming she would be dropping out of the competition on Monday.

In an Instagram post, Abbington wrote: “It is with deepest regret that I had to leave Strictly. I did not come to this decision easily or lightly but for personal reasons I am unable to continue.

“It was an absolute joy working with my fellow contestants, they are a beautiful, hardworking and talented group of people who I love and who I will miss seeing every Friday and Saturday and competing alongside.

“I want to thank the incredible production team and everyone on Strictly who looked after me and who are so kind and caring.

“It’s a wonderful bunch of people and I’ll miss all of them. I’m so sad that I am unable to go any further.

“Thank you to everyone who voted and who sent wonderful messages and inspiring support. You are all amazing. Truly. Thank you. Xxx”

Following the announcement of her departure, her professional partner Giovanni Pernice shared a picture on his Instagram of the pair wearing Christmas outfits.

The post read: “Amanda… I am so sad we can’t continue but I am proud of what we achieved and I am sending you so much love.”