Who is Amybeth Mcnulty?
Amybeth McNulty is a famed Irish-Canadian actress and Model who is best recognized for playing the lead role of Anne Shirley on the Canadian drama series ‘Anne with an E’.
The series was first aired on CBC Television before streaming on Netflix, and ran for three seasons before being cancelled due to differences between the two companies.
McNulty, who comes from a theatrical background, was generously praised by ‘The Irish Times’ for her “performance as the forthright child who deals with ‘never belonging to anybody’ with character and imagination”.
She previously worked on television series such as ‘Agatha Raisin’, ‘The Sparticle Mystery’ and ‘Clean Break’, as well as the short film ‘A Risky Undertaking’.
She is slated to portray the lead role in the movie ‘Maternal’ and to star in ‘Black Medicine’, both of which will release in 2020.
Early Life of Amybeth Mcnulty
Amybeth McNulty was born on 7 November 2001 in Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland, the only daughter of an Irish father and a Canadian mother. She also has Scottish heritage.
She is also known for her roles in movies. She came into the limelight because her mother Soibhan expired and her death caused is not available.
She was homeschooled. She was a youth member of An Grianán Theatre where she trained in acting and ballet.
Amybeth Mcnulty Career
McNulty’s stage experience began with ballet and amateur performances at An Grianán Theatre and musicals by the writer and composer Paul Boyd.
In 2014, McNulty co-starred in the RTÉ One series Clean Break as inquisitive child Jenny Rane.
In 2015, McNulty appeared in Agatha Raisin as the younger version of the titular character and guest-starred in CBBC’s The Sparticle Mystery.
McNulty made her film debut in sci-fi thriller Morgan, portraying the 10-year old iteration of the titular character. The film received mixed reviews.
From 2017 to 2019, she starred as Anne Shirley in the CBC and Netflix drama series Anne with an E, an adaptation of the 1908 novel series Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
McNulty was cast from a selection of 1800 girls for her ability to deliver dialogue which is “incredibly thick and dynamic and beautiful”; her audition consisted of talking to trees, chatting with flowers, and building thrones out of twigs.”
McNulty received critical acclaim for her portrayal; Gwen Inhat of The A.V. Club lauded her “absolute possession” of Anne, as well as her ability to make “fanciful language sing”, while Neil Genzlinger from The New York Times wrote McNulty’s performance, was “wonderfully ebullient and eminently likable”.
Her portrayal earned her the Canadian Screen Award for Best Television Actress and the ACTRA Award for Best Performance – Female.
McNulty portrayed the lead role in Maternal, the feature directorial debut of actress Megan Follows, which was filmed in early 2020. She also starred in Black Medicine (2020), in which she portrays an alcoholic and drug-addicted Irish teenager.
In December 2020, McNulty was cast in director Michael McGowan’s film adaptation of All My Puny Sorrows, a novel by Canadian author Miriam Toews.
In June 2021, McNulty was cast in season four of the Netflix drama Stranger Things, portraying Vickie, a “cool, fast-talking band nerd”.
Amybeth Mcnulty Personal Life
Amybeth Mcnulty is unmarried. At 19, McNulty moved out from her family home in rural Donegal to London. Amybeth came out as bisexual back in the month of June of 2020.
She has actively fluctuated between boys and girls when it came to dating, in her previous experiences.
The popular star has open and admiring hr traits and she believes that the identity we carve should not be the sheer result of the identities we are pooled at, or forced to enforce.
Amybeth has been rumored to be dating fellow star Sebastian Croft whom she shared as the love of her life in the post on her Instagram.
Amybeth Mcnulty Net Worth
Amybeth Mcnulty has a net worth of $1 million USD. Amybeth has been working in the film industry since 2017.
So she has been in the entertainment industry for quite a long time. Her work includes short video movie TV series but most of the films are through TV series.
She has no doubt amassed a huge fortune with the bulk of her wealth coming from her professional entertainment career.
Despite her obvious riches, Mcnulty prefers to lead a modest lifestyle. However, the specifics about her assets and liabilities are still under review making it difficult to establish her actual net worth.
Social Media presence
Amybeth’s very active on Instagram, as she enjoys the attention. She uploaded over 283 posts, most taken during his everyday life. He has a huge fan following on Instagram.
- Instagram – More than 6.1 million followers
- YouTube – More than 200k subscribers
On November 4, 2014, she created her self-titled YouTube channel. She started uploading videos on it in June 2016. Since then, she has only posted a handful of videos with more than four million total views.
In some of her videos, she offers behind-the-scenes looks to her projects.
In others, she vlogs and does Q&A sessions. In February 2018, she posted a cover of Vance Joy’s ‘Riptide’.
The Bottom Line
Amybeth McNulty is an Irish film and television actress. She is famous for her prominent character as Anne Shirley in the CBC/Netflix drama show Anne with an E from 2017 to 2019.
She was also part of Stranger Things 4, The Sparticle Mystery, Clean Break, Agatha Raisin, etc. McNulty received Canadian Screen Awards and ACTRA Toronto Awards for her outstanding performance in Anne with an E.