Amy Locane

Amy Locane

Amy Locane
Quick Facts About Amy Locane
Celebrated Name Amy Locane
Age 52 years old
Nick Name Amy Locane
Birth Name Amy Locane
Birth Date 1971-12-19
Gender Female
Profession American actress
Nationality American
Birthnation America
Place of Birth Trenton, New Jersey, the USA
Ethnicity White
Famous for for her role in John Waters' 1990 musical comedy film "Cry-Baby"
Residence Hopewell, New Jersey
Horoscope Saggitarius
Father Richard Locane
Mother Helen Locane
High School Villa Victoria Academy
Career Start 1984-Present
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Married
Husband Mark Bovenizer ​ ​(m. 2008; div. 2017)
Children 2 (Daughters)
Height 5 ft 6 inches
Weight 60 Kg
Body Measurement 36-24-34 inches
Body Shape Hourglass
Bra Size 34D(US)
Shoe Size 8(US)
Dress Size 6(US)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Net Worth $1million-$5 million
Source of Wealth Acting career

Who is Amy Locane?

Amy Locane is an American television and film actress. She is one of the veteran actresses of the American Film Industry having her film career span of 36 years from 1984 to present. Amy is included in those lists of celebrities who ruined their life due to their negligence and legal issues. On June 27, 2010,  Locane-Bovenizer was involved in a fatal motor vehicle collision in Montgomery, New Jersey where she collided a car driven by Fred Seeman, who was slowly turning into a driveway. Amy collided with the passenger side door of the vehicle, killing 60-year-old Helene Seeman and seriously injuring Fred. Amy’s BAC was .23 after the crash, nearly three times the legal limit, according to the police report. On February 14, 2013, she was sentenced to three years in prison for the crime and was released on parole on June 12, 2015. However, On September 17, 2020, Locane was sentenced to eight years in New Jersey state prison after a judge agreed with prosecutors that Locane's initial sentence was too lenient. New Jersey state law requires Locane to serve more than six years before being eligible for parole. 

  • She is well-known for her role in John Waters' 1990 musical comedy film "Cry-Baby".
  • She is also known for playing the role of Sandy Harling in the first season of the prime time soap opera "Melrose Place" (1992).

Early Life and  Family 

Amy Locane was born on 19th December 1971, in Trenton, New Jersey, the USA. Her birth name is Amy Rose Locane. Her nationality is American while her ethnicity is white. She is a follower of Christianity. Saggitarius is her zodiac sign. She was born to her father Richard Locane and her mother Helen Locane. Her parents were theatre actors who owned a lighting house too. Amy grew up in her hometown Trenton where she spent her childhood in theatre with her parents and developed her interest in acting. She graduated from Villa Victoria Academy located in West Trenton. 


Amy Locane began her acting career from childhood. She performed in more than 60 commercials by the age of 12.

In 1984, Amy got her first TV series role as Andrea Winger in the American TV series "Spencer" where she continued her role until 1985. Locane made her big-screen debut in the independent teen drama film "Lost Angels" in 1989.

She made her breakthrough in an acting career by playing her role as Allison Vernon-Williams in the 1990 musical comedy film "Cry-Baby" and in the 1992 American TV soap opera "Melrose Place". Her other film role includes "School Ties" (1992),  "Airheads"(1994), "Going All the Way" (1997), "Prefontaine" (1997), "Bram Stoker's Legend of the Mummy" (1998).

  Before retiring from acting in films in 2006, she starred in "The Heist" (2001) and "Secretary" (2002) and "Throttle" (2005). After her retirement from film acting, she acted occasionally in local community theater near Hopewell, New Jersey, and appeared in two short films "Visiting" and "Coffee" which were released in 2009. 

She also made her appearance in the 2020 short film "Cooties". It was the film released after 10 years of hiatus from acting since her last appearance in 2009. 

Personal Life and Husband 

Amy Locane is a married woman but of divorced status. She was married to firefighter Mark Bovenizer in 2008. Before getting married, the couples were engaged two years ago in 2006 and during the time the duo welcomed their firstborn child a baby daughter in 2007. After one year of their marriage, the love birds welcomed their second child, another daughter, in 2009. However, their relationship began to turn cold after Amy was put into Prison due to the fatal car crash committed by Amy in which her Overspeed driving killed a woman. After Amy was released on parole on June 12, 2015, Mark filed for divorce and for custody of their two daughters in late 2015. The divorce was finalized in 2017. 

Height and weight 

Amy has a slim build body which is hourglass-shaped. She stands 5 ft 6 inches tall and weighs 60Kg. Despite being 48 years old, she has a perfect toned body which measures 36-24-34 inches. Furthermore, she wears a 34D (US) size Bra, 8(US) size shoe, and 6 (US) size dress. Her blonde hair and blue eyes give her stunning looks. Overall, she has got a healthy well-maintained body. 

Net worth and Wealth 

As of 2020, the "Melrose Place" star has a net worth of $1 million-$5 million. She has accumulated most of her fortune through her acting career.  She has earned a decent amount of money working in films and TV series from her childhood to the present. She owns a mansion in Hopewell, New Jersey. Likewise, she also owns a modern car. At present, she is making money by acting in a short film and as a theatre actress. 

Facts About Amy Locane

  • #1Amy was convicted of vehicular homicide and assault by auto in 2012.
  • #2She was originally sentenced to three years in prison for the crime, which she served.
  • #3She says that the worst night of her life was when she had to tell the kids that their mother wasn’t coming home.
  • #4She was nominated for Young Artist Award for her role in the 1994 drama film "Blue Sky".
  • #5In February 2019, Locane was re-sentenced to five years behind bars but remains free on bail pending an appeal.