Amber Rose Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Amber Rose is an American model, rapper, and TV personality born on October 21, 1983. She gained fame starting with her role in Young Jeezy’s music video “Put On” in 2008 alongside Kanye West. Her relationship with West drew a lot of public attention and opened doors for her to model for Louis Vuitton ads. The next year she signed with Ford Models and became well-known for appearing in many hip hop music videos.

After her split with Kanye West in 2010, Amber started dating rapper Wiz Khalifa whom she married in 2013 but divorced a year later. She then published her first book How to Be a Bad Bitch with Simon & Schuster. In 2015, she launched the Los Angeles edition of the SlutWalk a feminist march originally from Toronto. Amber also hosted her talk show “The Amber Rose Show” on VH1 in 2016 and started hosting the radio program Loveline the same year.

Full NameAmber Rose
Date of BirthOctober 21, 1983
Place of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
OccupationModel, Actress, Entrepreneur
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
SpouseWiz Khalifa (ex-husband)
ChildrenSebastian Taylor Thomaz (son)
Net Worth$12 million

Amber Rose Early life

Amber Rose Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Amber Levonchuck was born in Philadelphia on October 21, 1983. Her parents are Dorothy Rose and Michael Levonchuck. Her dad is of Irish and Italian heritage while her mom has Cape Verdean and Scottish roots from Ayrshire. She has a brother named Antonio Hewlett. Amber grew up in South Philadelphia.

She said she started working as a stripper at 15 using the name “Paris” to support her family after her parents split up. In an interview on Van Lathan’s The Red Pill podcast she also mentioned trying to sell crack cocaine but it didn’t work out.

Career

Amber Rose Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Amber Rose first gained fame by appearing in Young Jeezy’s 2008 music video for “Put On” where Kanye West also featured. She later got more attention by modeling for Louis Vuitton and walking the runway at New York Fashion Week. Rose made appearances in several music videos like Nicki Minaj‘s “Massive Attack” and Wiz Khalifa’s “No Sleep.” She signed with Ford Models from 2009 to 2010.

In 2010, Rose appeared in Russell Simmons’s reality show and also starred in a PSA for the NOH8 Campaign. She was a guest judge on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” in 2011 and a judge on “Master of the Mix.” That year she became the face of Smirnoff and appeared in their ads.

In her music career, Amber Rose released her debut single “Fame” with Wiz Khalifa in 2012 followed by another single called “Loaded.” She also contributed vocals to a track on Khalifa’s album “O.N.I.F.C.”

Rose ventured into business by planning to launch her eyewear line in 2009 and later co-founded a clothing line called Rose & Ono in 2012. She appeared on MTV2’s “Wild ‘N Out” and acted in the film “School Dance.” Rose also authored a book titled “How to Be a Bad Bitch” offering advice on topics ranging from finances to fashion.

In 2015, Amber Rose starred in a Funny or Die video called “Walk of No Shame” which promoted her annual SlutWalk event in Los Angeles. She launched a popular emoji app called MuvaMoji in 2016 and started hosting her talk show “The Amber Rose Show” on VH1. Rose also began hosting “Loveline” later that year.

Additionally Rose competed on the 23rd season of “Dancing with the Stars” in 2016 partnering with professional dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy. They were eliminated in October and finished in ninth place.

Net Worth

Amber Rose has an estimated net worth of $12 Million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of Amber Rose’s net worth comes from her work as a model, actress, and entrepreneur. She has been successful in these fields, which has contributed significantly to her net worth.

Personal life

Amber Rose Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Amber Rose had relationships with Kanye West from 2008 to 2010, Machine Gun Kelly in 2015, and NBA player Terrence Ross in 2016.

She married rapper Wiz Khalifa in 2013 and they had a son together. They split their time between homes in Los Angeles and Canonsburg Pennsylvania. Amber filed for divorce in 2014 wanting full custody of their son but they settled for joint custody in 2015.

From summer 2017, she dated 21 Savage but they separated in March 2018.

Amber Rose is open about her sexuality, stating in 2009 that she can love both men and women. She also dated a transgender man as she mentioned in a 2016 podcast.

In April 2019, she announced on Instagram that she was expecting her second child with Def Jam executive Alexander “A.E.” Edwards and she gave birth to a son in October 2019.

Amber Rose founded the SlutWalk in Los Angeles in October 2015 advocating against the judgment and shaming of women for their sexual behavior. She shared her own experience of being shamed as a teenager.