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Who is Amanda Brown? Wiki, Biography, Age, Sam Newman’s Wife, Children, Cause of Death

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Amanda Brown Wiki – Amanda Brown Biography

Amanda Brown was an American novelist who wrote the novel Legally Blonde which was the basis for the 2001 film and 2007 musical of the same name and also known as the wife of  Sam Newman.

Amanda Brown was born on October 6, 1970. Her parents are Jack E. Brown, a lawyer, and Suzanne J. Brown, an art gallery owner. Brown graduated from Arizona State University in 1993. She then proceeded to study at Stanford Law School (never actually receiving a J.D. degree), where she compiled funny letters and stories based on her experiences into a first manuscript that would become the novel Legally Blonde.

Since the success of the 2001 film, Brown has released her second book, Family Trust, which has also been optioned for a film. Currently, she lives with her husband Justin Chang and daughters in San Francisco. Brown’s novel School of Fortune is currently being optioned for a film starring Ashley Tisdale, Julie Andrews, and Justin Long.

Amanda Brown Age

Amanda Brown was 50 years old.

Amanda Brown & Sam Newman

Sam Newman married his longtime girlfriend, Amanda Brown, in an intimate ceremony at their home in Docklands, Melbourne on Friday, 20 November 2020. The wedding coincided with Amanda Brown’s 50th birthday. Only close friends and family were in attendance. Former Perfect Match host Greg Evans officiated the ceremony. Newman’s best friend, Kevin King, was the best man, and his eldest son, Jack Newman, acted as a photographer. This is the fourth marriage for the media personality.

Controversial former football player turned media personality Sam Newman has tied the knot for the fourth time in an intimate ceremony.

Newman and his partner of 20 years, Amanda Brown, were married inside their luxury apartment in Docklands with only close family and friends in attendance. The ceremony was officiated by Perfect Match host Greg Evans, according to the Herald Sun. For Newman, 74, it marks his fourth time down the aisle. The ceremony took place just days after Brown celebrated her 50th birthday.

Amanda Brown Cause of Death

According to, The Herald-Sun revealed the Geelong legend and former The Footy Show host found Amand Brown was found lying on the floor of their Docklands apartment on Saturday night. An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said emergency services were called over reports of a cardiac arrest at approximately 7.40 pm, but Brown was unable to be revived.

“I’m just devastated, I can’t say anything else,” Newman, 75, told the Herald Sun. Victoria Police confirmed the death was not being treated as suspicious.

“Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following the death of a 50-year-old woman in Docklands on Saturday,” a police spokesperson said in a statement to news.com.au. “The matter is not being treated as suspicious.”

Newman’s former Footy Show colleague Eddie McGuire told Fox Footy on Sunday that Newman had found Brown after he came home from drinks with friends.

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Her death comes as Geelong mourns former club president Frank Costa, 83, who died in his sleep on Sunday morning after a long battle with illness. “It’s been a heartbreaking day, particularly for the Geelong Football Club, but for the entire football community as a whole,” McGuire said.

“(Newman) came home from going out with a couple of friends yesterday and found his wonderful wife Amanda dead on the floor of his apartment. Sam, we know that you know we’re thinking of you, buddy.

“I spoke to him last night and (he’s) clearly devastated by the whole situation.”

AFL great and You Cannot Be Serious podcast co-host Don Scott told the Herald Sun: “They’ve been together for 19 years and he depended on her a fair bit. “He had a lot of feeling for her. What do you say? All you can do is be there.”

Veteran footy reporter Mike Sheahan said he was “really sad” for Newman. “He was happy and that’s not always something you’d associated with Sam. It’s just terrible to find her gone at 50. Sometimes it’s hard to comprehend that stuff.” Sheahan said.

NewsCorp columnist Rita Panahi tweeted: “Tragic news. Amanda was only 50. Thoughts with Sam Newman.”

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