NAME: Amber Valetta|
BORN: February 9, 1974 in Tucson, Arizona but grew up in Oklahoma.
DISCOVERED: Her mom enrolled her in a modelling school when she was 15. A local agency sent her to Milan, where her first job was an editorial for Italian Vogue. Very shortly after, her big break came - a cover of French Elle by photographer Hans Feurer. Amber moved to Paris and immediately became a sensation.
AGENCY: New York-Elite, Paris-Elite, UK-Boss.
INCOME: Her estimated worth in 2000 was $8.1 million.
RÉSUMÉ: Amber has appeared in numerous prestigious advertising campaigns, such as Elizabeth Arden, Versace, Calvin Klein's Escape, DKNY, Prada, Valentino, Jil Sander, Gucci and Chanel. She co-hosted MTV's House of Style and plays a ghost opposite Harrison Ford in What Lies Beneath.
HOME: New York City and Paris.
SWEETIE: She dated and was dumped (for Gisele Bundchen) by Leonardo DiCaprio.
OTHER: She is a vegetarian, loves sweets and smokes sparingly these days. For breakfast she eats, in New York, only orange juice and a cigarette and in Paris all she eats for breakfast is a croissant. Her best friend is fellow supermodel Shalom Harlow. (Amber's mom gave us this information.)
Images of Amber Valetta are copyright © left to right: Vogue magazine, Versace, Elizabeth Arden