Amanda Brown (novelist)

Amanda Brown (October 6, 1970)[1] is an American novelist who wrote the novel Legally Blonde which was the basis for the film and musical of the same name.[1]

Amanda Brown
Born (1970-10-06) October 6, 1970 (age 50)
Alma materArizona State University
SpouseJustin Chang[1]


Amanda Brown was born 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.[1]

Since the success of the 2001 film, Brown has released her second book, Family Trust, which has also been optioned for a film.[1] Currently[when?] she lives with her husband Justin Chang and daughters in San Francisco. Brown's novel School of Fortune is currently[when?] being optioned for a film starring Ashley Tisdale, Julie Andrews and Justin Long.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e Silverman, Amy (October 30, 2003). "Legally Brown". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
  2. ^ "Amanda Brown". McDonald Law Offices. Archived from the original on April 24, 2012. Retrieved June 17, 2008.

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