Bellamy Young Wiki / Biography
Born on February 19, 1970, Bellamy Young is an American actress and singer who is best known for her role as Melody “Mellie” Grant in the ABC drama series Scandal (2012–2018). In 2014, for her portrayal of Mellie, Young won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Young also starred in the Fox series Prodigal Son (2019–2021). She had a supporting role in the independent comedy film Bernard and Huey opposite Jim Rash and David Koechner. In 2018, she co-starred in Disney’s live-action adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time, along with Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling.
On May 15, 2015, Young released her first album, Far Away So Close, on iTunes.
Bellamy Young Family / Siblings / Early Life
Young was born Amy Maria Young in Asheville, North Carolina, and was adopted. She changed her name to join the Screen Actors Guild since there was another Amy Young registered, and chose the name Bellamy as a tribute to her late father’s best friend, Bill, who had helped to raise her after her father died.
She graduated from Asheville School in 1987 and attended Yale University, majoring initially in Physics but ultimately studying English and Theatre, and graduated in 1991.
Bellamy Young Boyfriend / Partner / Husband / Children
Bellamy Young Net Worth / Age / 2022
As of 2022, Young is 52 years old and has a net worth of $5 million.
- Full Name: Amy Maria Young
- Nick Names: Bellamy Young
- Birthday: February 19, 1970
- Age in 2022: 52
- Birth Place: Asheville, North Carolina, U.S.
- School: Asheville School
- College/University: Yale University
- Education: N/A
- Profession: Actress, Singer
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Christianity
- Zodiac: N/A
- Net Worth: $5 million
- Height: 1.7 m
- Weight: 56 Kg
- Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
- Dress Size: N/A
- Body Measurement: 33-27-34
- Hip Size: 34 inch
- Waist Size: 33 inch
- Bra Size: 33B
- Body Type: Unkown
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Blue
- Father: N/A
- Mother: N/A
- Sister: N/A
- Brother: N/A
- Husband / Spouse : Unmarried
- Boyfriend / Dating / Affairs / Parnter: Pedro Segundo.
- Children: N/A
Trivia / Facts
- Young also starred in the Fox series Prodigal Son (2019–2021).
- Young began her acting career in theatre.
- In 1997, she made her Broadway debut as Mary in the original cast of The Life.
- In 1995, Young made her television debut in a recurring role on the NBC daytime soap opera Another World as Dr. Courtney Evans.
- Prodigal Son was the first full season order of fall 2019 and was the highest-rated new show on any network.
- Young has been vegan since 1988 and in 2016 participated in a campaign for PETA titled, “Being Vegan Keeps Me Young”.
- She is a registered Democrat.
- She is the honorary chair for the domestic violence nonprofit organization ‘Helpmate’ and has helped raise funds for victims of domestic violence.
- In 2015, Young won Celebrity Jeopardy! and as a result won $50,000 for Operation Blankets of Love – a charity which donates blankets to animals in shelters.
- A scholarship student herself, Young now endows a scholarship each year to a student at her alma mater, Yale University.
- As a teenager, she began to suffer from migraines and still suffers from them to this day. She became a partner with GlaxoSmithKline for Treximet, in 2015, to spread migraine awareness.