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Amanda Setton Biography

Amanda Setton is an American actress. She is most known for her recurring roles as Penelope Shafai on The CW’s adolescent drama Gossip Girl (2008–2012), Kimberly Andrews on ABC’s One Life to Live (2009–2011), and Brook Lynn Quartermaine on ABC’s General Hospital. In late 2011, she made her Off-Broadway debut in the comedy play Love, Loss, and What I Wore, and she appeared in the first half of season one of Fox’s comedy The Mindy Project.

Amanda Setton Career

From 2008 to 2012, Setton portrayed Penelope Shafai in the adolescent drama Gossip Girl. On August 14, 2009, she made her debut as Kimberly Andrews on the ABC serial series One Life to Live. Setton also appeared in the 2008 films Sex and the City and What Happens in Vegas in minor roles. On February 21, 2010, the website Daytime Confidential stated that Setton had taped her final episode as Kim on One Life to Live despite being given a contract and a pay raise.

In 2010, Setton returned to Gossip Girl. On June 22, 2011, it was reported that Setton would return to One Life to Live as Kimberly Andrews in August 2011. Setton was cast as Shauna Dicanio, a series regular on the Fox comedy series The Mindy Project, on July 11, 2012. However, on November 20, 2012, it was rumored that her character would be written out of the program. Setton appeared as a guest in the pilot episode of the CBS criminal drama series Golden Boy, which debuted on February 26, 2013, the same day Setton was cast in the CBS sitcom The Crazy Ones. During the fifth season of Hawaii Five-0, she played Dr. Mindy Shaw.

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Amanda Setton was cast in the role of Brook Lynn Ashton on General Hospital in 2019. Frank Valentini, the GH Executive Producer who was also her employer on One Life to Live, hired her. Valentini approached Setton and gave her the part without requiring an audition. Daytime Confidential’s Jamey Giddens suggested that Setton be hired in the role in 2012, a year after Brook Lynn’s initial portrayer Adrianne Leon was fired from the show. Setton took maternity leave from the role in 2020, and her final appearance was on August 4, 2020. On March 15, 2021, she will return to the post.

Amanda Setton Age

Setton was born on December 16, 1985, in New York City, United States. She is 35 years old as of 2021. Amanda celebrates her birthday every 16th of Dec.

Amanda Setton Education

Setton studied acting at Ithaca College and graduated in 2007. During her junior year, she participated in an IES program in Barcelona, Spain. Setton finished a two-year Meisner technique program at The Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca, where she was taught by Eliza VanCort.

Amanda Setton Nationality | Ethnicity

Setton was born in New York City and grew up in Great Neck, she belongs to the white ethnicity/heritage.  She holds American nationality and citizenship by birth.

Amanda Setton Height | Measurements

The American actress Amanda stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).

Amanda Setton Family

Setton was born in New York City and grew up in Great Neck, She is Jewish, and is of both Sephardic Jewish (Syrian-Jewish) and Ashkenazi Jewish (Austrian-Jewish) descent.  Unfortunately, the well-known actress has not made any information about her parents and siblings public, including their names, ages, and occupations. Our staff is currently reviewing this material, and we will provide the facts as soon as they become available from our reliable sources.

Amanda Setton Husdand

Setton is married, and the couple has three children, the most recent of whom was born in 2020.

Amanda Setton Salary

Amanda working as an actress has an estimated annual salary of $ 4,00,000.

Amanda Setton Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $ 1.3 Million.

Amanda Setton Films and TV Shows


  • 2018  Birth of a Poet
  • 2017  That Thing with the Cat!
  • 2015  Black Dog, Red Dog
  • 2014  That Thing with the Cat
  • 2012  Pasolini’s Last Words
  • 2008  What Happens in Vegas
  • 2008  Sex and the City
  • 2008  All the World’s a Stage
  • 2005 Surrendering Serendipity: A Rock Opera


  • 2019–present General Hospital
  • 2016 Beauty & the Beast
  • 2014–2015 Hawaii Five-0
  • 2013–2014 The Crazy Ones
  • 2013 Golden Boy
  • 2012–2013 The Mindy Project
  • 2011-Blue Bloods
  • 2010 Mercy
  • 2009–2011 One Life to Live
  • 2008–2012 Gossip Girl