Amiyah Scott Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Jul, 2018
Facts of Amiyah Scott
Date of Birth: 1988 , January-11
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Amiyah Scott
Birth Name Arthur Scott
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Manhattan, New York City
Religion Christian
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Model and Actor
Net Worth $1 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 60
Famous for being the first transgender woman to be cast on The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Married Not Yet
Divorce No
Education N/A
TV Show Star,Real Housewives of Atlanta
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Amiyah Scott is an American model and reality star who came to limelight after being cast as the first transgender on The Real Housewives of Atlanta. As of 2018, she is recognized for playing the role, Cotton on Lee Daniels'musical drama series Star. Besides working as an actress she has also worked as a makeup artist. 

Early life And Education Of Amiyah Scott

The talented actress Amiyah Scott was born on 11 January 1988, in Manhattan, New York City and was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her birth name was Arthur Scott. She realized as a child that her personality did match her gender. Therefore, she told her family that she does not want to be a male.

Without her parents' consent, she undertook a partial transgender surgery when she was 15 years old and at the age of 17, she successfully transitioned to a female. 

CAPTION: Amiyah Scott As A Boy SOURCE: Youtube

Amiyah Scott's Career 

Scott started her career as a model, an actor, ballroom dancer as well as event host. She even worked as a makeup artist before she rose to prominence after being cast on the Real Housewives of Atlanta.

After appearing on the show she earned a good fan base and also accumulated a good number of fans on her social media account. She then transitioned to the acting field.


Lights, Camera, Action #Cotton is READY @staronfox Makeup by @terrellmullin

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In 2016 she was cast on musical drama series, Star portraying a transgender character Cotton. Her marvelous performance in the series garnered more attention and fame. Besides working as an actor she also works as a makeup artist and event anchor. 

Amiyah Scott Net Worth 

Amiyah Scott's net worth it is estimated at $1 million. She mostly earned, appearing in various television series and gracing the cover of famous magazines. 

She has more than 1 million followers on her Instagram account. She also endorses various brands via her Instagram from which she earns a good sum.

Amiyah Scott Personal Life 

While Amiyah Scott was part of the series Real Housewives of Atlanta, she was rumored of dating hair stylist Kellon Deryck who was already in a relationship at that time.  As of now, she has been linked to Mican Dixon. However, both have claimed that they are good friends.

Amiyah has amassed around 190k followers on Twitter. She is a proud advocate of the LGBT community and focuses on giving Transgender females a voice.