Amber Levonchuck, better known by her stage name Amber Rose, is an American actress, singer, model and socialite. Her estimated net worth as of 2014 is $5 million, and she earned close to $1 million in 2012 and 2013 from royalties for her appearances in music videos and reality television shows.
As a well-known figure, Amber Rose has attracted endorsement deals from many high-profile brands, including Smirnoff Vodka. Her endorsement of Smirnoff included television and billboard ads in 2011 promoting Fluffed Marshmallow and Whipped Cream vodka flavors.
Amber Rose was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to parents of Italian, Irish and African descent. She was romantically involved with musician Kanye West for two years, beginning in 2008 and ending in August 2010.
Early in 2011, Rose became involved with hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa, whom she later married in 2013. The pair have a son named Sebastian Taylor Thomaz, who was born on February 21, 2013. Amber Rose has no former spouses or other children.
Along with her husband and son, Rose spends most of her time in homes she owns in Los Angeles and Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. Just before their son was born, Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa purchased a Los Angeles home in the Agoura Hills subdivision. Other well-known celebrities with homes in the neighborhood include Kim Kardashian and Will Smith.
Before becoming famous, Amber Rose worked as an exotic dancer at Sue’s Rendezvous in Mount Vernon, New York. She began her modeling career when she was discovered by a modeling agency after posing for a Louis Vuitton shoe advertisement. The photo shoot was for a print ad selling a line of sneakers designed by Lamon Coleman.
In 2009, Rose began working as a runway model in New York and created a line of eye makeup. During this time, she appeared in a number of hip-hop videos for artists such as Ludacris, Young Jeezy, Nicki Minaj and her husband-to-be, Wiz Khalifa.
In 2010, Amber Rose appeared in the reality television show “Running Russel Simmons.” She has been a guest judge on the shows “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Master of the Mix.”