Born: October 21, 1983 Height: 5'9"
Amber Rose is an American model, actress, and fashion designer. She was Amber Levonchuck in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On Instagram, she said she is African-American, Portuguese, Irish, and Italian. At the age of 15, Amber Rose began stripping, under the pseudonym "Paris" to provide for her family after her parents' divorce.
Rose gained exposure posing for a Louis Vuitton print advertisement featuring Kanye West's sneaker line. Rose walked the runway at New York Fashion Week for "Celestino," Rose also made cameos in music videos such as Nicki Minaj's
"Massive Attack," Young Jeezy's "Vacation," Wiz Khalifa's "No Sleep," Fabolous' "You Be Killin' Em," and Ludacris' "What Them Girls Like". She was signed with modeling agency Ford Models from 2009 to 2010.
Rose was spotted by rapper Kanye West in the music video "What Them Girls Like." They then began a romantic relationship that lasted from 2008 to 2010. Rose began dating rapper Wiz Khalifa in early 2011. The couple married in 2013. Rose filed for divorce from Khalifa in 2014, citing irreconcilable differences.
In 2010, she appeared in Russell Simmons' reality show, Running Russell Simmons
. She also starred in a PSA by NOH8 Campaign. In 2011, Amber Rose was a guest judge on RuPaul's Drag Race
. She was also a judge on of Master of the Mix
. In 2011, she became the spokesperson for Smirnoff and appeared in television ads and billboards for the company's new flavors Whipped Cream and Fluffed Marshmallow.
Rose released her debut single "Fame", which features Wiz Khalifa, in 2012, followed by a second single, "Loaded". She was managed by Leticia "Tish" Cyrus, mother of singer Miley Cyrus, who is a close friend to Rose and her ex-husband Wiz Khalifa. Rose guest-starred on an episode of Wild 'N Out
on MTV2, and had a role as "MaryWanna" in the film School Dance
, which was directed by her manager, Nick Cannon in 2014. Her first book, How to Be a Bad Bitch
, offers advice and personal anecdotes on everything from finances and career to love and fashion.
In 2015, Amber Rose filmed, "Walk Of No Shame with Amber Rose,". The viral video helped promote Amber Rose's Slut Walk, which took place on October 3, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Rose led the SlutWalk to honor all women who have been judged and demeaned for promiscuous sexual behavior. In March 2016, Rose launched an emoji app called MuvaMoji, featuring 900 emoji icons that she curated. Upon release, it shot to No. 1 on the App Store charts. She earned $4 million USD from the app.
Rose would star in her own talk show, The Amber Rose Show
on VH1, which debuted on July 8, 2016.
Rose has stated that she has never done drugs with the exception of Marijuana "one or two times".
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