Amber Evangeline Valletta was born on 9 February 1974, in Phoenix, Arizona USA, of Portuguese, Italian, and Cherokee descent. Amber is an actress and model, best known as one of the most popular supermodels during the 1990s. She earned multi-million dollar contracts and worked as a face of several high end fashion brands. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Amber Valletta? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $6 million, mostly earned through a successful career in modelling and acting. She’s focused more on acting later in her career, appearing in several major films. As she continues her various endeavors it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Amber Valletta Net Worth $6 million
At the age of 15, Valletta was enrolled in a modeling school which became her first step into the fashion industry. She became part of the Linda Layman Agency which featured other future supermodels including Kate Moss, Shalom Harlow and Carolyn Murphy. Her popularity soon started to grow and so did her net worth. She appeared 13 times on the cover of “American Vogue”, second only to Claudia Schiffer’s 16 covers. She also worked as the face of Gucci, Valentino, Prada, Chanel, and Giorgio Armani, eventually earning multi-million dollar cosmetic contracts with Elizabeth Arden and Calvin Klein which increased her net worth quickly. Even today, Amber continues to work as a fashion model, appearing in the Versace Autumn/Winter 2017 fashion show. She’s also a model for UK retail chain Marks and Spencer.
Valletta got her first film opportunity in 2000, and it then led to popular films such as “What Lies Beneath” and “The Family Man” which starred Nicolas Cage. Three years later, she became part of “Duplex” as Celine, and would then play the role of Martina in “Raising Helen”. She had her first major role in the romantic comedy “Hitch” which became a critical and financial success, and then in “Transporter 2” which starred Jason Statham. In 2007, she would be cast in “Premonition”, “My Sexiest Year”, and “Dead Silence”, all adding to her net worth, and two years later was in the action film “Gamer” alongside Gerard Butler, however, it gained negative reviews. In 2010, she then starred in “The Spy Next Door” playing the love interest of Jackie Chan’s character.
Amber also ventured into television work, being cast in the soap opera “Revenge”. In 2014, she was a regular cast member of “Legends”, and the following year, she starred in the series “Blood & Oil” which was short lived, but her net worth continued to rise.
For her personal life, it is known that Amber married volleyball player Chip McCaw in 2003, and they had a son but divorced in 2015. Aside from this, she has talked about battles with alcohol and drug addiction. She also does philanthropic work, serving as the spokesperson for Oceana’s Seafood Contamination Campaign, the goal being to bring awareness of the dangers of mercury poisoning. She also endorsed President Barack Obama for re-election last 2012.
She is the face of NARS Cosmetics Spring 2010 Collection. [January 2010]
Tulsa, Oklahoma, for Saks Fifth Avenue fashion as an honorary chair person [October 2007]
She is a member of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma.
Actively involved in the St. Jude Research Hospital and the Nina Hyde Foundation, which supports women with breast cancer. She has also produced a fashion show in her home town of Tulsa, which raised money for the community food bank.
Her grandmother was of Portuguese descent.
Her husband, Christian McCaw, is a former USA Men's volleyball national player and played at 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Appeared dressed as Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale in a Grey Gardens (1975)-themed photo shoot in the May 1999 issue of Vogue Italia, photographed by Steven Meisel.
Attended Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
First child, Auden McCaw, born at the end of October 2000 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Met ex-husband Hervé Le Bihan at a Calvin Klein photo shoot in 1994.
Has three half-sisters and two half-brothers.
Got her start when her mother enrolled her in modeling school at the age of 15.
Is a vegetarian.
Net Worth of 8.8 million dollars.
Net worth 4 million dollars.
They looked at me and said, "Let's cut your hair off." We went back to my apartment in Paris and just cut it all off. Two guys cutting my hair at the same time.
My mom was proud but very hands off. She didn't really know enough about the industry, and she didn't have the time to stop her life to go chaperone me... she was probably a little naïve.
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