Amber Smith Biography
Amber Smith is an American actress and former model who is best known for appearing in the second season of the VH1 television show Celebrity Rehab, which depicted her 16-year-old struggle with opiate and alcohol addiction.
During her 2008 and 2009 appearances on the reality television programs in which she sought treatment by Dr. Drew Pinsky for addiction, Amber stated that both her parents had long stories of addiction. Moreover, she disclosed that her father died as a result of a drinking problem in the third season of Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew.
At the age of 16, Amber started modeling where she was first represented by Irene Marie Models in Miami Beach. Under this umbrella, she traveled to Paris, France, where she worked as a model throughout Europe for four years.
Amber came to the limelight when her naturally blonde hair was dyed red, giving her a close resemblance to 1940s and ’50s movie star Rita Hayworth. She became Esquire magazine’s first Vargas Girl of the 1990s and also the first model of the Wonderbra campaign.
Later on, Amber posed for photographer Helmut Newton for a Wolford advertising campaign and was the model for the 2002 lingerie campaign for Venus Victoria, the European sister company to Victoria’s Secret.
Since her cameo, Smith has appeared on the covers of the fashion magazines and women’s magazines Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, MAX, and YM. She has also advertised various brands such as L’Oréal makeup, Buffalo Jeans, Camel cigarettes, Kahlúa liqueur, Volkswagen automobiles, and Panama Jack, among others
Amber Smith Reality Television appearances
Smith was cast in the second season of the VH1 television show Celebrity Rehab, which depicted her 16 years of struggle with opiate and alcohol addiction. Later on, she appeared in the 2009 VH1 series “Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew.”
In these appearances, Amber portrayed herself and he mother’s history with addiction and co-dependency, which started when she was a teenager and how her experiences with date rape and prostitution played a part in those addictions.
Amber Smith Age
How old is Amber Smith? Amber is 52 years old as of 2023. She was born on March 2, 1971, in Tampa, Florida, the United States of America. In addition, Amber celebrates her birthday on March 2nd every year.
Amber Smith Husband
Amber is happily married to her husband, country superstar Granger Smith. The couple announced the birth of their son after two years since they lost their son, River.
Amber Smith Son
In 2019, Amber and her husband Granger lost their son River in a drowning accident at their Texas home. After the birth of their newborn son, the couple paid tribute to the late 3-year-old by naming the newborn Maverick Beckham Smith, a name that evokes River in many ways.
Amber Smith Height
Smith stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall.
Amber Smith Family
Amber was born to her parents, Russ Smith and Carol Smith, in Tampa, Florida, the United States of America. However, she has not disclosed any details regarding her siblings. We promise to update you once the information is available.
Amber Smith Net Worth
How much is Amber Smith worth? Smith has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a model and actress.
Amber Smith’s Movies
- 1996 Faithful
- The Funeral
- The Mirror Has Two Faces
- 1997 Laws of Deception
- Sleeping Together
- Red Shoe Diaries 7: Burning Up
- Private Parts
- L.A. Confidential
- Def Jam’s How to Be a Player
- 1998 Mars
- 1999 American Beauty
- 2000 Deception
- The Midnight Hour
- Dirk and Betty
- 2001 Reasonable Doubt
- How High
- 2002 New Suit
- 2003 Dead End