Jason Bateman from 'Little House on the Prairie' Is Married to Paul Anka's Daughter Amanda - Here's a Look at Their Relationship

Jason Bateman is a highly successful actor, but he remains grounded because of his wife.

The "Little House on the Prairie" has been married to Paul Anka's daughter, Amanda, since 2001, and they share two children, as reported by US Weekly.

Bateman is a former child actor who made an even bigger name for himself as one of Hollywood's top comedy actors later in life.

Jason Bateman at Milk Studios on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Jason Bateman at Milk Studios on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images

"She's got a full-time career herself, and she's able to be a full-time mom, and she's almost a full-time dad too," Bateman said.

"I'm just floored by that. So that keeps me grounded. That reminds me that I've got a real strong example to live up to."

The couple, who tied the knot in 2001, share daughters Francesca, 12, and Maple, 6.

Amanda Anka and Jason Bateman at Sunset Tower Hotel on January 27, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Amanda Anka and Jason Bateman at Sunset Tower Hotel on January 27, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

LOVE FOR HIS FAMILY

Bateman paid tribute to his wife and daughters while accepting his award for Best Male Actor in a Drama Series category at the Screen Actors Guild Award in January 2019.

"Without you none of it would be enjoyable and probably wouldn't be possible. So I love you more than I even tell you I do. I'll be home for kisses so don't go to bed," he said.

Jason Bateman, daughter Francesca, and wife Amanda Anka at Barker Hangar on November 11, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Jason Bateman, daughter Francesca, and wife Amanda Anka at Barker Hangar on November 11, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. | Photo: Getty Images

In the SAG press room, he admitted that work has often kept him away from his family. "They're used to, you know, me working late hours and not being in town a lot," the actor said.

HILARIOUS CONVERSATION WITH DAUGHTER

Bateman lives in Georgia for months at a time to film "Ozark." One time, to make up for lost hours with his family, he took his children down south to bond with them, People reported.

Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka at Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka at Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images

The trip proved to be hilarious when Francesca asked a question about the Easter-egg Bunny. The actor recalled her asking:

"'Daddy, here's what I don't understand. Bunnies don't lay eggs, right?' And I'm like, 'That's true.' And she said, 'So I'm having a hard time putting a couple things together here.' And I said, 'What's the problem?' And she said, 'The Easter-egg Bunny: Not real, right?' I said, 'I'm pretty sure that's real, honey. What do you mean?'

The actor added, "She goes, 'I don't think it's real, and I don't want you to lie to me right now because there's a few kids in my class who say that it's not real, and I don't want to be an idiot … Pinky promise with me right now that the Easter-egg Bunny is real.'"

Bateman is a former child actor who made an even bigger name for himself as one of Hollywood's top comedy actors later in life.

The New York-born actor had his breakthrough in 1981's "Little House on the Prairie," playing the character of James Cooper.

He then landed roles in "Silver Spoons" in 1982 until 1984 and in "Knight Rider."

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