Who is Lyndsy Fonseca?


Everyone is unique. Everyone possesses something special in themselves. During the course of development, someone finds the uniqueness faster and someone discovers it a bit late in life. This uniqueness is the strongest part of our life. It becomes the key agent to make the life of people successful. No matter how late or earlier, one discovers their uniqueness, they will become successful. This helps a lot of everyone in every profession.

This unique factor is also a significant factor in performing arts. In any field of performing arts, whether it is dance, drama, movies, or painting, the uniqueness becomes their identity. And eventually, it becomes a trademark. Likewise, Lyndsy Fonseca is one of the actresses in Hollywood, who discovered her uniqueness in early age. This helped her to hit the bullseye at the beginning of her career. Lyndsey is popular for her role in “The Young and the Restless”, ” NYPD Blue”, “How I Met Your Mother” and “Malcolm in the Middle.”  But these excellent performances were a gift as a result of her determination since childhood days.

Quick Infos
Full NameLyndsy Marie Fonseca
Date of BirthJanuary 7, 1987
Birth placeOakland, California, U.S.
Parent(s)Lima Lynn and James Victor Fonseca
Spouse(s)Matthew Smiley

(m. 2009; div. 2013)
Noah Bean (m. 2016)
Net WorthUS $2 million


Early Days

Lima Lynn gave birth to Lyndsy in Oakland, California on January 7, 1987. Her father’s name is James Victor Fonseca. Lyndsy was a single child. But she even doesn’t get the opportunity to grow up with the love of his mother and real father. Her parents got separated very soon after her birth. Lyndsy’s mother married after a few years after the divorce. She has a half-sister. 

Despite the family situation, Lyndsy had found a reason to feel happier since the early days. She had developed the knee interest in dancing. Lyndsy started getting dance classes from a very young age. Her enthusiasm for dance started to grow gradually with her age. She never missed a chance to participate in any local dance competition. Lyndsy had established her name as a young dancer in the neighborhood.

Then, till the beginning of her teenage, she had made up of her mind to become an actor. She became part of an event the “International Modeling and Talent Association” (IMTA). Lyndsy earned a second runner up in the competition in the category of “Young Miss Dancer of the Year” competition. Lyndsy secured the third position in another competition of the same event. It was a huge opportunity for her career. A few talent agents have appeared in the show who could directly create an entry in Hollywood.

Lyndsy Fonseca

Moreover, Lyndsy Fonseca moved to Los Angeles at the age of 12. Her achievement in IMTA had created already created the talks of Lyndsey. And she the opportunity to play a role in the soap opera “The Young and the Restless.” 



The more details about the education of Lyndsy is not clear. She has done a course in Barbizon Modeling and Acting School in San Francisco. 



The official acting career of Lyndsy Fonseca began from the famous soap opera “The Young and the Restless” in 2001. Lyndsy was young cast in the opera but her performance, confidence, and skills convinced the producers. And she established herself as one of the regular characters of the show for a lot of years. This debut opened her gate towards the next projects.


Likewise, Lyndsy became the art of many big projects. “Malcolm in the Middle”, “NYPD Blue”, and ” Switched!” are some of her engaging projects after her debut.  But still, the roles were not enough to fully showcase her talent. Then, she became part of the major series if her life.


Lyndsy Fonseca got the opportunity to play the first major role of her career in the situational comedy “How I Met Your Mother.” She played the recurring role of Penny, who is the daughter of Ted Mosby. The filmmakers we’re very much concerned about the character of Lyndsy. She was in her growing phase. So most of her scenes had to be filmed in advance. And the prevention really worked. The series became a worldwide success. And it was able to cross the popularity if “Friends.”

Lyndsy Fonseca

After her appearance in “How I Met Your Mother”, she got enormous opportunities. She even played the role of a major role “Donna” in the first season of the series “Big Love.”  The series was full of mixed reviews and full of controversies. But it became both commercial and critical success. She also played a major role in the series ” Heroes”, “House”, and ” CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” 


Moreover, Lyndsy Fonseca did her film debut from the movie “Intellectual Property” in 2006. She was also part of the famous movie “Remember the Daze.” The film was popular not for excellence but for being the worst movie. But still, Lyndsy carried her self well till the good days in 2010. She played a major role in the movie “Kick-Ass” in 2010. People and the critics appreciated the performance of artists including the screenplay.


Similarly, Lyndsy was part of another successful movie “Hot Tub Time Machine.” Then, she did an experiment with another movie “The Ward.” She portrayed the role of young adult Iris in the psychological thriller. She was also part of the movie “Curvature” in 2017 and the TV series “9-1-1 Lone Star” in 2020.


Relationship/Personal life

Lyndsy Fonseca dated actor and director Matthew Smily. They dated a few years before their marriage in 2009. But unfortunately, the couple separated in 2012. She filed a divorce stating impossible to live in 2013. Then, she dated actor Noah Bean. The couple announced their marriage in 2016. They got married in late 2016. Lyndsy gave birth to a baby girl Greta in February 2018.


Social Media

Lyndsy Fonseca is quite active in social media platforms. She goes with the name of “@lyndsyfonseca” on Instagram with 169K followers, “@LyndsyMFonseca” on Twitter with 144.1K followers and her Facebook page “Lyndsy Fonseca” has 138K followers.

Lyndsy Fonseca

Net worth 

Lyndsy Fonseca has been part of the film industry for about 19 years. She has contributed to soap operas, TV movies, movies, and series. According to the evaluation of her project and celebritynetworth.net, Lyndsy Fonseca has an approximate net worth of $2 million.


Nutshell Bio

The full name of Lyndsy is Lyndsy Marie Fonseca. Her current age is 33 years old, her nationality is American, ethnicity is. She has an average height of 5 feet 5 inches with a complimentary weight of 54 kgs.