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Seth MacFarlane: Family Guy Creator Dated Amanda Bynes

Arshad Published On Sun Feb 27 2022   Modified On Sun Feb 27 2022
Seth MacFarlane: Family Guy Creator Dated Amanda Bynes

Seth MacFarlane is a versatile American actor, producer, and director best known as the creator of the popular FOX television series Family Guy. He wrote, directed, and appeared in Ted, Ted 2, and A Million Ways to Die in the West all by himself.

He is the one who created your favorite shows The Cleveland Show (2009–2013), The Orville (2017–present), American Dad! (2005–present). Let's learn everything about this talented Hollywood personality.

Mom Died From Cancer

Seth MacFarlane was born on October 26, 1973, in Kent, Connecticut. His father, Ronald Milton MacFarlane, and mother Ann Perry Sager were from Newburyport, Massachusetts. He is the eldest child of his parents.

MacFarlane's parents met in 1970 in Boston, started dating, and ultimately got married later that year. His mom died from cancer on July 16, 2006. His younger sister Rachael McFarlane is a voice actress.

MacFarlane studied at Kent School, where he earned his high school diploma in 1991. While in high school, his parents got him an 8 mm camera, which was when his interest in film developed. He then joined a Bachelor of Fine Arts program at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) to study film, video, and animation.

Creator of "Family Guy"

While studying at RISD, MacFarlane made a series of independent films and a thesis film, The Life of Larry, that inspired him to create Family Guy. The first episode of Fox television series Family Guy aired on January 31, 1999, and with time it became one of the favorite shows for millions.

MacFarlane earned many awards and recognitions, Primetime Emmy Awards, Teen Choice Award, Webby Award as a creator of Family Guy. He was the host of the 2013 Oscars.

Besides Family Guy, MacFarlane is also known for his works in The Orville (2017–present), American Dad! (2005–present), The Cleveland Show (2009–2013), Ted (2012), Ted 2 (2015), and A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014).

Relationship With Girlfriend Anne Winters 

As for the relationship status of Seth MacFarlane, the multi-talented actor is currently dating his co-star Anne Winters. The couple started their romance shortly after Winters joined his comedy series, The Orville.

Boyfriend-girlfriend duo Seth MacFarlane and Anne Winters
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The two seem happy together. Maybe we can hear the wedding bells ringing soon.

Dating History: Previously Dated Amanda Bynes

Seth MacFarlane has a long dating history. He has previously dated a number of television personalities.

In 2008, MacFarlane started his relationship with actress Amanda Bynes. The two started their romance while working together on the set of Family Guy. Their relationship didn't last long, and the two called it quits shortly after.

seth macfarlane and his ex-girlfriend amanda bynes
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MacFarlane previously also dated renowned actress Emilia Clarke from 2012 to 2013. Despite the split, the two have remained good friends.  He was once in a relationship with television personalities Trisha Cummings and Halston Sage.

Whooping Net Worth of $300 Million

MacFarlane has accumulated a massive amount of money throughout his successful career. According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, MacFarlane has a whooping net worth of $300 million.

The Family Guy star owns an expensive and attractive house in Beverly Hills, California. As for his car collection, he has a black convertible Maserati and a replica of the DeLorean.