Amber Rose is best known for working with many famous brands and designers, as a model.
Born Name Amber Levonchuck
Nick Name Amber Rose
Occupation Actress, model, recording artist, socialite
Years active 2007–present
Age: October 21, 1983, 34 years and 11 months, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Born Name Amber Levonchuck
Sun Sign Libra
Hair Color Amber is naturally brunette, but she dyes her hair blonde with a buzz cut.
Eye Color Brown
Height 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
Measurements 42-27-41 in or 107-69-104 cm
Bra Size 36H
Father – Michael Levonchuck (Served in the military for 20 years)
Mother – Dorothy Rose
Siblings – Antonio Hewlett (Brother)
Amber Levonchuck was born on October 21, 1983 in Philadelphia, to Dorothy Rose and Michael Levonchuck.
Her father is of Irish and Italian descent and her mother is of Cape Verdean African and maternal Scottish descent from Ayrshire.
She has one brother named Antonio Hewlett. Rose grew up in South Philadelphia.
At the age of 15, Rose began stripping, under the pseudonym “Paris”, to provide for her family after the divorce of her parents.
Amber is half Italian and Irish (due to dad) and half Cape Verdean and Scottish (due to mom).
Letitia Jean “Tish” Cyrus, mother of pop singer Miley Cyrus manages Amber Rose.
But, as a model, she was managed by these modeling agencies –
Creative Artists Agency
Genre: Hip hop
Amber Rose had advertised for Louis Vuitton, Celestino, Boadicea the Victorious, Smirnoff (vodka brand) (spokesperson)
Rose’s appearance in Young Jeezy and Kanye West’s “Put On” video in 2008 caught the attention of West.
Rose then gained more exposure after posing for a Louis Vuitton print advertisement featuring West’s sneaker line.
Rose walked the runway at New York Fashion Week for “Celestino,” Rose has 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,” Ludacris’ “What Them Girls Like and Future’s “Mask Off.”
She was signed with modeling agency Ford Models from 2009 to 2010.
In 2010, she appeared in Russell Simmons’s reality show about his two assistants, “Running Russell Simmons.”
She also starred in a PSA by NOH8 Campaign.
In 2011, Rose was a guest judge on Season 3 of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
She was also a judge on Season 2 of Master of the Mix.
In November 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, on January 10, 2012, followed by a second single, titled “Loaded,” released on February 6, 2012.
She then rapped on the eleventh track of her ex-husband’s album O.N.I.F.C., titled “Rise Above,” along with rappers Tuki Carter and Pharrell Williams, who produced the song.
She was managed by Leticia “Tish” Cyrus, mother of singer Miley Cyrus, who is Rose’s and her ex-husband Wiz Khalifa’s close friend.
In September 2009, Rose announced plans to launch her own eyewear line.
In 2012, Rose opened a clothing line with her friend Priscilla Ono called Rose & Ono.
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.
Simon & Schuster published her first book, How to Be a Bad Bitch, in which she offers advice and personal anecdotes on everything from finances and career to love and fashion.
The cover features an image shot by famed photographer David LaChapelle.
In 2015, Rose filmed “Walk of No Shame with Amber Rose” with Funny or Die.
The viral video helped promote Rose’s SlutWalk, which took place on October 3, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
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 US$4 million from the app.
In May 2016, it was announced that Rose would star in her own talk show entitled The Amber Rose Show on VH1, which debuted on July 8, 2016.
On September 8, 2016, Rose began hosting Loveline.
Dancing with the Stars
On August 30, 2016, Rose was announced as one of the celebrities who would compete on the 23rd season of Dancing with the Stars.
She was partnered with professional dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
They were eliminated on October 17 and finished in 9th place.
Rose began dating rapper Wiz Khalifa in early 2011. The couple got engaged on March 1, 2012, and married on July 8, 2013.
Their son Sebastian Taylor Thomaz was born on February 21, 2013.
Rose, Khalifa, and their son divided their time between homes in Los Angeles and Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
Rose filed for divorce from Khalifa on September 22, 2014, citing irreconcilable differences and planned to take full custody of their son Sebastian.
As of 2015, Rose and Khalifa have joint custody of their son.
Rose is currently dating American rapper 21 Savage.
In 2009, in regard to her sexual orientation, Rose stated, “I’m extremely open with my sexuality.
I can be in love with a woman, I can be in love with a man. As far as humans go, I definitely find beauty in everybody, whether they’re heavy-set, super-skinny, if they’re white, black, Indian, Asian, Spanish. I can see beauty in anybody.
If I see a woman and I think she’s beautiful and I like her, and she likes me back we can definitely try to be in a relationship together.”
In 2016, Rose disclosed to guest Margaret Cho during an episode of her podcast Love Line with Amber Rose that she once dated a trans man.
In 2018, on an episode of Love Line she opened up on what she does when her boyfriend, rapper 21 Savage, is not with her.
She revealed, “I’ve sniffed his [21 Savage’s] underwear, like where his balls are, it smells so good!”. After getting a cosign from sex therapist and weekly podcast co-host, Dr. Chris Donaghue, Rose then asked “Are we gross? That’s hot to me, I’m sorry,” she continued. “It has the smell of their pubic hair walking around throughout the day… Woo!”.
Rose identifies herself as a feminist.
On October 3, 2015, Rose led the L.A.-based SlutWalk to honor all women who have been judged and demeaned for their sexual behavior.
As part of the event, Rose spoke publicly about the instances of shaming she has experienced, specifically mentioning an incident at the age of 14, when a male classmate pulled his genitals out while in a closet with her playing the kissing game “7 Minutes in Heaven.”
Rose related that he tricked her into kneeling down in front of him, then threw open the closet door for all of their friends to see, suggesting oral sex had taken place.
Rose grew visibly agitated while speaking about the bullying that followed, demonstrating for her audience the depth of the trauma the experience caused.
The walk has been a success and has been taking place for three consecutive years.
As Recording Artist
On January 10, 2012, Amber released her debut single “Fame” ft. Wiz Khalifa followed by another single on February 6, 2012 entitled “Loaded”.
First TV Show
She has guest appeared in the horror TV series A Haunting for her role as Jessie in 2007 in an episode titled “Spirits of the Dead”.
After giving birth to her first child, a son named, Sebastian, Amber hired Kelly Rowland‘s personal trainer, Jeanette Jenkins to lose her post-baby weight. She had reached 202 pounds at the time of delivery. She worked out daily to lose that weight and was successful in losing some 30 pounds of that stubborn weight. She believes that it is very difficult to lose pregnancy weight as you stretch the stomach for a long period of nine months and suddenly to make the tummy stick back is tough.
Amber Rose Favorite Things
Beauty Products – YSL [Teint Resist] foundation, M.A.C Lipglass in ‘Pink Lemonade’, Mona Lisa [shade ‘Hot Pink #14’] lipstick
Amber Rose Facts
She and Wiz Khalifa are close friends with Miley Cyrus.
She used to live with her ex-husband Wiz Khalifa and child Sebastian in her two homes in Los Angeles, California and Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
She has appeared on various tracks of her ex-hubby Wiz Khalifa’s albums.
To maintain the buzz cut, she shaves her head twice a week.
At 15, she started doing stripteasing under the pseudonym “Paris.”
With her friend Priscilla Ono, Amber started a fashion line called Rose & Ono.
Amber first shaved her head at 19. Since that time, she has maintained her buzz cut.
As per her official Instagram profile, she is a “certified slut.”