• Amelia Heinle is an American actress born on 17 March 1973 in Phoenix, Arizona USA.
• She is best known for playing Victoria Newman in the popular soap opera “The Young and the Restless”.
• She has appeared in 17 movies and TV series, including “Loving”, “The City”, “All My Children”, and “The Young and the Restless”.
• She has won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in both 2014 and 201•
• Her net worth is estimated at over $5 million.

Who is Amelia Heinle?

American actress Amelia Heinle was born in Phoenix, Arizona USA, on 17 March 1973, making her zodiac sign Pisces. She’s appeared in 17 movies and TV series, and is very probably known best for playing Victoria Newman, one of the main characters in the popular soap opera “The Young and the Restless”, appearing in more than 2,300 episodes since 2005. The series has been airing since 1973, today also stars Doug Davison and Eric Braden, and follows the lives of people from the city of Genoa; it’s won 302 of its 1,136 award nominations.

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Education and early life

Amelia and her four younger siblings were raised in Phoenix by their parents, about whom Amelia rarely speaks in public, because she respects their privacy; the family moved to New Jersey when she was 15.

She became interested in modelling and acting while attending a local high school, and was 16 when she was signed to a modelling agency; Amelia was also into dancing and singing during her teenage years. Upon matriculating in 1991, she focused on acting, and chose not to pursue a college degree.

Roles in TV series

Amelia’s debut TV series role was playing Stephanie Brewster in 378 episodes (1992-1995) of the romantic drama “Loving”, which Douglas Marland and Agnes Nixon created, and which starred Lauren-Marie Taylor, Laura Wright and Lisa Peluso. It follows the members of the Alden family from Corinth, Pennsylvania, the series aired from 1983 through 1995 and won three of its 61 award nominations.

In 1995 and 1996, Amelia played the supporting character Steffi Brewster in the romantic drama “The City”, created by Agnes Nixon, and which starred George Palermo, Laura Wright and Ted King; it is a continuation of the series “Loving”, and won two of its 14 award nominations.

In 2000, Amelia portrayed Jacqueline ‘Jack’ Barrett in the pilot episode of the comedy “Jack & Jill”, and from 2001 through 2004, she was Mia Saunders in 44 episodes of the soap opera “All My Children”, which Agnes Nixon created, and which starred Michael E. Knight, David Canary and Susan Lucci. It tells the story of Erica Kane who’s married and divorced many times, the series aired from 1970 through 2011, and won 193 of its 768 award nominations.

Since 2005, Amelia’s been focused solely on shooting for “The Young and the Restless”, and has appeared in only two other TV series: in 2009 she played Elizabeth Corbett episode “Chip/Tuck” of the crime action “CSI: Miami”, and Professor Brook Dennis in the  episode “Stage Fright” of the fantasy “Ghost Whisperer”.

Roles in movies

Amelia’s debut film role was playing Darlene in the 1997 horror thriller “Quicksilver Highway”, directed by Mick Garris, and which starred Christopher Lloyd, Matt Frewer and Raphael Sbarge. It’s a collection of several short horror stories; the movie was nominated for four awards.

In 1998, Amelia appeared in both the drama “At Sachem Farm” and action mystery thriller “Black Cat Run”, and the year 1999 saw her play Adhara in the crime mystery “The Limey”, directed by Steven Soderbergh, and which starred Terence Stamp, Peter Fonda and Lesley Ann Warren. It follows an Englishman who’s travelled to Los Angeles, California in search of the man who killed his daughter – the movie won one of its 10 award nominations. Also in 1999, Amelia appeared in the western fantasy “Purgatory” and the crime drama “Liar’s Poker”.

She appeared in the 2000 two-part biographical historical drama “Sally Hemings: An American Scandal”, which starred Diahann Carroll, Mario Van Peebles and Sam Neill, and follows the relationship between Thomas Jefferson and his slave Sally Hemings; the movie won four of its nine award nominations.

Amelia’s since appeared in only three movies: the 2000 drama “The Only Living Boy in New York”, the 2001 science fiction horror thriller “Earth vs. the Spider”, and the 2003 short romantic drama “Another Night”.

Other credits

Amelia’s made a guest appearance in many talk-shows, most recently in “The Talk”, “Entertainment Tonight Canada” and “Entertainment Tonight”.

Awards and nominations

Amelia won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in both 2014 and 2015, for her performance in “The Young and the Restless”.

She was also nominated for a 2013 Gold Derby Award, a 2019 Soap Award France and two Soap Hub Awards in 2020 and 2021, all for “The Young and the Restless”.

Love life and children

Amelia met American actor, producer and director Michael Manning Weatherly Jr. while they were shooting together for the soap opera “Loving”, and they married in February 1995, in a small and private ceremony; Amelia and Michael’s characters were also love interests in the mentioned series.

She gave birth to their son August on 10 January 1996, but she and Michael divorced in the following year.

Amelia met her future second husband, American actor and producer Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill on the set of the soap opera “The Young and the Restless”, in which they also played husband and wife. They married in March 2007 and she gave birth to their son Thaddeus Rowe on 2 November 2007, while their daughter Georgia March followed on 17 December 2009. Amelia filed for divorce in 2017, but they’ve since reconciled.

She hasn’t mentioned other men whom she’s dated, Amelia’s married to her second husband Thaddeus Rowe Luckinbill as of January 2023, and they have two children together; she also has a son with her first husband Michael Manning Weatherly Jr.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Amelia’s a huge lover of animals, and her favorites are dogs; her pet dogs Po Po, Rufus and Walter can be seen featured in many of her Instagram pictures. She’s followed by more than 150,000 people on the network and has posted nearly 750 pictures and videos.

The American digital media company TV Guide’s featured Amelia on their list ‘Daytime’s Big Screen Potential Stars’, and she was also named amongst the TV’s Most Beautiful Women in Soap Opera.

She’s an avid horseback rider, and owns a ranch and several horses.

Amelia’s favorite actress is Jennifer Aniston, and some of her favorite movies include “We’re the Millers”, “Cake” and “Just Go with It”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Amelia’s age is 49. She has blue eyes and brown hair, is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall and weighs about 130lbs (59kgs).

Amelia’s net worth’s been estimated at over $5 million, as of January 2023.


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