Amber Rose Biography Amber Rose (born Amber Levonchuck; October 21, 1983), is an American model, actress, and fashion designer.
Amber (Rose) Levonchuck was born on October 21, 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to father Michael Levonchuck, who served in the military for 20 years and her mother, Dorothy Rose. She is biracial. Her father is of Irish and Italian descent and her mother is of Cape Verdean and Scottish descent. On July 20, 2016, on Instagram, she said she is Black, Portuguese, Irish, and Italian. She has one brother named Antonio Hewlett. Rose grew up in South Philadelphia. At the age of 15, Amber Rose began stripping, under the pseudonym “Paris” to provide for her family after the divorce of her parents.
Amber Rose’s appearance in Ludacris’s “What Them Girls Like” video in 2008 caught the attention of Kanye 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,” and Ludacris’ “What Them Girls Like.” She was signed with modeling agency Ford Models from 2009 to 2010.
In 2010, she appeared in Russell Simmons’ reality show about his two assistants, “Running Russell Simmons”. She also starred in a PSA by NOH8 Campaign. In 2011, Amber 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.