The ascension of Amber Rose is the quintessential American story. The daughter of a Cape Verdean mother and an Irish and Italian father, Amber was surviving on the rough streets of South Philadelphia at the tender young age of fifteen. Like a young Oliver Twist, she used her wits together with her good looks and undeniable charm to provide for her and her family. Amber’s sense of style, beauty and fashion led her from the streets of Philadelphia to New York. The camera always had a love affair with Amber Rose and soon did the rest of the world. Quickly, she became a highly visible Ford Agency fashion model, a sought after socialite and personality Amber has graced the pages of Elle, Vogue, Grazie, Vibe, Gotham, Complex and other high-end fashion magazines across the world. With her signature blond shaven head and high fashion shades, Amber’s presence is constantly requested on the front row by the most exclusive fashion houses during New York, London, Paris and Milan fashion weeks.
Committed to public service, the emerging philanthropist is actively involved in breast cancer Awareness, HIV/AIDS, GLBT rights and actively strives to mentor young girls. A diverse spirit by nature, Amber counts on close personal friends and advisors a wide range of fashion and entertainment elite such as Rihanna, Jeremy Scott, Donatella Versace, Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch, Russell Simmons and Beyoncé. A global phenomenon, Amber has an allure and mystery that transcends ethnic groups, culture and sexuality, which combined with her independent aura, allows her to have a tremendous following of young women 13 to 28 as well as young men. A budding Actress she stars in "School Dance" Written and Directed by Nick Cannon being released in theaters summer of 2014 she has also starred and a global campaign for Smirnoff Whipped Cream and Fluffed Marshmallow Flavored Vodka. In 2011 Amber fell hopelessly in love with platinum selling recording artist Wiz Khalifa. The two were married and on February 21st 2013, Amber gave birth to their first child, a son named Sebastian "The Bash" Taylor Thomaz. Since the birth of her son Amber is focused on being a great mom, partner and starting her own fashion company with her long time friend Celebrity Makeup Artist Pricilla Ono