Becki Newton is a talented and beautiful actress who has captured the hearts of fans with her kindness and obvious talent. She is known for her roles in popular TV shows such as Ugly Betty and How I Met Your Mother and has remained a Hollywood sweetheart over the years.
Newton became a household name in the entertainment industry over the years because of her beautiful looks, her infectious happiness, and her love for comedy as an actress.
But there is so much more to Becki Newton than meets the eye. Continue reading to find out more!
How did Becki Newton get into acting?
Becki Newton has considerable European descent in her heritage, so it wasn’t surprising that she wanted to study European history in college. After her graduation from the University of Pennsylvania, she then began her career as an actress.
Her going into acting was very much expected as she had already participated in summer stock and several local productions since the age of 13. To give herself the best chance for success, she relocated to New York, where she threw herself into Broadway tryouts.
Because of her beauty and charm she soon began getting roles commercials, and television shows, and her career was off to the races.
However, it wasn’t until 2006 that she attained worldwide fame. That was the year she did a screen test for a role in the upcoming TV series Ugly Betty and landed the role of Amanda Tanen. She played a major part in that series for the next four years, through 85 episodes, and that cemented her reputation as a first-class actress.
Before Ugly Betty was finally canceled in 2010, Becki had the opportunity to pursue one of her real dreams by appearing in the musical Girl Crazy, staged by New York City Center Encores! That was in 2009, and her role of Molly Gray played opposite her real-life husband, Chris Diamantopoulos.
What did Becki Newton do before going into acting?
Like every other famous actress before hitting the goldmine, Becki had her fair share of struggles before attaining fame. Many of her fans were shocked to know that when she first arrived in New York City, she had to get a job as a waitress in the Times Square Brewery.
In order to be be to afford rent and other necessities, she had to keep the job while also trying to break into the entertainment industry, and as we all know, she eventually succeeded.
What are some fun facts about Becki Newton?
Something else you may not know about Becki is that she can speak Spanish, Greek, and German quite well. She had the opportunity to converse using these languages when she was studying abroad during her college years.
She is also someone who sees beauty in every individual. Being a very beautiful woman too, she never tries to overplay her beauty or belittle others.
As she herself has said on several occasions, When I think of the most beautiful women in the world, they’re not supermodels. They just have their own inner beauty that radiates outward.She has also been known to say, Glamour is fun! Spending time to get ready isn’t about being fussy; it’s about taking care of myself.
Becki Newton Family life
Becki comes from a very talented family, with her mother, brother, and aunt all distinguished artists in their own right.
She was born on the 4th of July, 1978, which makes her 44 years old as of 2023. Her birthplace was New Haven, Connecticut, and her parents were Thomas and Jennifer Newton.
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