The place of birth of Amell was Toronto, Ontario and his parents were Sandra Anne and Thomas J. Amell. Robbie Amell, his first cousin, is an actor by profession. Robbie Amell has been a great source of inspiration for Stephen and Stephen got the bearing and proposal of acting as an art and being an actor from him. Afterward, he wedded Cassandra Jean, a trendy model, with whom he had the rather lengthy affair.
His TV performances
Though Stephen Amell had decided on an acting career as a teenager he was unable to land his preliminary part till the early stages of 2000. During this time he was tapped for starring as Liberty Ride spinning coach in “Queer as Folk” in its 4th season.
After this he landed minor parts on “Missing”, “Degrassi: The Next Generation”, “Beautiful People,” and “Tilt.” 2007 saw him in the guest-starring part in “ReGenesis” and also in “Rent-a-Goalie”.
He kept on exploring additional characters on a number of further TV shows, among which were “Flashpoint”, “Heartland”, and “CSI: Miami.” By 2011, he was successful in getting the role of werewolf Brady on “The Vampire Diaries,” the CW hit. This success helped him in winning roles on the eminent series, among which were, “90210”,”CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” and “Private Practice.”
The role that has made him a familiar name to the most people is the role of Oliver Queen on “Arrow,” the TV series.
Achievements and net worth
He has earned numerous award nominations, among which are Young Hollywood, Teen Choice, and People’s Choice for his role in Arrow. Before this he was the given the Gemini Award for his guest-starring character on “ReGenesis” and he was among the nominees for the Gemini Award as the finest Ensemble Cast group for “Rent-a-Goalie.” His estimated net worth and earnings has also increased in 2015 compared to that the year before.