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Amber Portwood Biography

Amber Portwood
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Virgo
  • Name: Amber Portwood
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Anderson, Indiana, U.S.
  • Ethnicity: white
  • Profession: Model
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Matt Baier.
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Synopsis

Amber Portwood is a stunning model and a renowned personality. She is widely known for starring on MTV's hit reality show, Teen Mom OG. She made her debut on MTV's hit reality series, 16 & Pregnant.

Early Life and Career

Portwood was born on May 14, 1990, in Anderson, Indiana, U.S. She is an American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Portwood started her career working on MTV's hit reality television series, 16 & Pregnant. The series is based on the stories of pregnant teenage girls in high school dealing with the hardships of teenage pregnancy. The series aired on MTV from June 11, 2009 – July 1, 2014.

This series has created its three spin-off series, namely Teen Mom, Teen Mom 2, and Teen Mom 3. Each series are based on the lives of four girls from their respective season of 16 and Pregnant. She was cast alongside Maci Bookout, Catelynn Lowell and Farrah Abraham in this series.

Personal Life

Portwood, age 27, is not married yet. Her birth sign is Taurus. She is currently engaged to her boyfriend, Matt Baier. The couple was engaged in March 2015. They met while working together on MTV reality show.

Portwood had a daughter named Leah from her past relationship with her ex-fiancé, Gary Shirley. They had an affair for some years and broke up after the violent fights between them. MTV cameras have captured few shots of the fight between them, where she was found punching and kicking Shirley.

Portwood's activities led Anderson, Indiana police to launch a domestic abuse investigation against her. She was charged with two felony counts of domestic battery, one felony count of neglect of a dependent and one misdemeanor count of domestic battery. She spent one night in jail and was barred from having any contact with Shirley.

Portwood has been in a relationship with Matt for a long time. They have both been in their personal struggles, but have not been easy when their lives are under such heavy scrutiny. She has recently announced a cancellation of the wedding, as the couple got into yet another fight while in the Big Apple for a press.

Portwood broke off their engagement in May after sources revealed that he failed a lie detector test about cheating on her.

However, Portwood is deciding of getting married to Matt in the near future, as the couple has decided to table their fall wedding. Despite their issues, they are still living together and hoping for things to be fixed soon. The house they share with each other is in both of their names.

Height, Net Worth and Salary

Portwood stands an incredible height of 1.6 meters (5 feet 4 inches). She has a good income from her modeling career. She has maintained a deserving net worth of $10k in her life.

Social Media

Portwood is active on social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter. Her fans can follow her on her social accounts to get recent updates on her activities. She has posted several pictures of her daughter, Sophia on her Instagram account.