Amber Portwood is a television personality that has been for her role in the television show by the name Teen Mom. Portwood began her career after she did star in a movie that was titled 16&Pregnant;. This was in the year 2006. This two series focused on the challenges that young girls face when they get pregnant especially when they are still in high school. Here is a quick summary of Amber Portwood’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Amber Portwood Early Life
Amber became pregnant when she was only 18 years old. She was dating Gary Shirley. When she realised that she was pregnant, she had to quit high school. Gary was an excellent friend to his brother by the name Shawn Portwood. Amber relationship with Gary had huge difficulties. Being pregnant and she had not even planned for it seems to be a very big shock to her. In the year 2012, she got convicted for several crimes. Among the charges that she was sentenced of included having illegal drugs and also she had abused Gary physically. She got sentenced for five years in jail. She was not able to serve the full sentence as she was released after 17 months as she had shown outstanding behaviour. The court decided that she was not fit enough to continue living with her daughter and hence the custody was given to Gary. In the year 2014, Amber met Matt Bier. Matt was a professional DJ and an author. They dated until August 2017 when they broke up. She has been engaged to Andrew Glennon, who is a cinematographer and he lives in California. She has announced to the members of the public that she is pregnant for Andrew. She has hinted that they would call the baby ‘James.’
Amber Portwood Career, Awards & Achievement
Amber started her career in the film industry in the year 2008. This was almost ten years ago. She went on to feature in her first television show that was dubbed ’16 & Pregnant. This series introduced her to the members of the public and made her star rise very fast. She went on to feature in another series by the name ‘Teen Mom.’ She has not been able to continue her film industry career. She currently runs her own boutique shop.
Awards and Achievements
Amber has been able to face multiple ups and downs. It’s impressive to see how she has been able to handle the whole situation. She has come to realise that so many people look up to her. Her boutique business seems to be doing very well, and it will be interesting to see what the future will hold for this lady.
Net worth of Amber Portwood
The net worth of Amber Portwood is estimated to $20 thousand. This net worth has been generated from her career as an actor in two popular series. The series is ‘16&Pregnant;’ and ‘Teen.’ In the show, ‘Teen Mom’ that got produced in the year 2011 it is estimated that she was paid $280,000 per year. Her net worth has decreased as she has had a past with drug abuse and she has faced multiple legal suits. She had to contribute to the childcare of their daughter who currently lives with her ex-boyfriend. She doesn’t have saving habits and that why her net worth has gone down. Her net worth is slowly rising as she has been able to launch an online boutique.
Amber has been able to amass quite a huge following in the social media. For instance, she has over 1.3 million followers on Instagram and closes to 900,000 followers on Twitter. The huge following has been as a result of her launching an online boutique. Her life story has been able to attract quite a huge attention from her fans.