Stepped into the acting industry with Little House on the Prairie, Jason Bateman now has over three decades of delivering phenomenal acting performances. Most popularly known for the Netflix crime series Ozark, the actor has every prestigious award in his kitty: Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Satellite Award. He is just one role away from getting an Academy Award. Apart from accolades, the Ozark actor is also popular for his charming personality. Earning his way up from the bottom, Jason Bateman did not have it easy. But he had a wonderful wife who had his back all the while and now two beautiful daughters.
Get to know the family that kept Jason Bateman going
While receiving the SAG Award in 2019, the actor thanked his wife and daughters. “Without you, none of it would be enjoyable, and it probably wouldn’t be possible. I love you more than I even tell you I do,” said Bateman in his acceptance speech. He met his now wife Amanda Anka met when they were teenagers.
They remained friends for ten years before they eventually started dating in 1998, and later married in 2001 in Malibu. His wife has been seen looking stunning at many red carpet events. Her family’s involvement in showbiz and her time as an actor may be a major reason why she oozes confidence and ease on red carpets. Amanda Anka is the daughter of the famous 1950 singer Paul Anka whose Put Your Head on My Shoulder recently went viral on TikTok.
Jason Bateman’s wife has co-produced The Morning Show on Apple TV+ with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon. Furthermore, she has also played small roles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Renegade, and Beverly Hills. Anka has called Bateman a generous and sensitive man who isn’t fragile. The elder is named Francesca Nora and the younger, Maple Sylvie.
Francesca Nora was born in 2006 in Los Angeles, and Maple Sylvie followed six years later in February 2012. After more than two decades of a successful marriage, Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka are still strong as ever. The actor credits their friendship-like bond with their successful marriage. Check out the performance that earned Jason Bateman a Golden Globes Award on Netflix.
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