|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Birthday:||Feb 15, 1986|
|Age:||37 years old|
|Height:||5.2 feet (160cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actress, Singer, Activist, Author|
|Last Updated:||June, 2023|
Amber Riley also known as just Riles is an actress, singer, activist, and author. Amber initially wanted to be a singer but officially started her career in the entertainment field as an actor. Along with her acting career, she has also been managing her music career and has released her first EP with six tracks. Apart from this, Amber is also an author of three books and owns an online clothing boutique. Amber is a highly successful and famous actress with a net worth of $2 million.
How Did Amber Riley Become Rich?
Amber Riley was born on February 15, 1986, in Los Angeles County, California. Amber grew up with two older sisters, as a child she was a very enthusiastic and adventurous kid. She went to La Mirada High School and graduated from there.
Amber developed an interest in music from a young age. She used to sing a lot even as a child then later at the age of 17, she took up singing seriously, and tried in the reality singing show, American Idol but was rejected by the producers of the show.
Amber Riley officially started her career in the entertainment industry as an actress. In 2008, she was cast in the comedy-drama series, Glee in the character of Mercedes Jones. She was part of the show for all six seasons and was the main cast in five of them. Amber was widely loved by the audience and appreciated by the critics for her outstanding performance. She also received numerous nominations of Teen Choice Awards and NAACP Image Awards for her performance. Amber won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance. During her time on the show, Amber performed various solos including Ain’t No Way, Respect, All I Want For Christmas Is You, I Look To You, and many others.
In 2012, she was invited at the Democratic National Convention to sing the National Anthem. Next year, she worked with the British group, The Saturdays, and co-wrote a song entitled Leave a Light On.
In 2013, Amber Riley participated in the seventeenth season of the dancing competition, Dancing with the Stars. She was partnered with Derek Dough and won the competition. She is the first-ever African American woman to win the show. In 2014, Amber’s debut single, Colorblind was premiered live on The Queen Latifah Show.
In 2015, she starred in a Christmas Television film, My One Christmas Wish which was her first film role. In the same year, Riley also appeared in The Wiz in the role of Addaperle.
In 2016, she played the lead role of Eiffel White in Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre. In 2017, Amber collaborated with Beverly Knight and Cassidy Janson to form a musical theatre called the Leading Ladies. They released their debut album entitled Songs from the Stage later the same year.
In 2019, Amber did the role of Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors at Pasadena Playhouse. In 2020, Amber released her EP comprising six tracks in total. Apart from being an actor and singer, Amber along with her sister has launched a plus-size online clothing boutique called, Rileyland Fashions. Amber has also served as a judge on the musical theatre show, Let It Shine.
Amber Riley is a quite successful actress and singer with a huge fan following. She is highly appreciated by the critics for her acting. She primarily wanted to be a singer but ended up becoming a successful actress too. Amber has a net worth of $2 million most of which is accumulated from her career as an actress. Apart from this, she also earns a good sum of money from her career as a singer, her clothing line, and her appearances on a variety of shows.
What Is Amber Riley Net Worth?
Amber’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million in 2023. Amber Riley has accumulated this net worth from her successful career as an actress and singer. Amber does not solely depend on one source for her income, apart from being an actor and singer, she also owns an online clothing boutique. Furthermore, her appearances on many shows and collaboration with various brands further boost her net worth.
Along with being successful in the entertainment industry, Amber has also authored three books. According to reports, she earns somewhere between $300-$340k every year solely from her acting career.
How Amber Riley Spends Her Money?
Even though Amber Riley is a very famous star, she prefers to live a low-key life, not revealing much information about her whereabouts. She says it feels good to have some things just to yourself, not sharing them with the entire world. All that is known is that she lives a comfortable and luxurious life in Los Angeles, California. She also enjoys traveling a lot and continuously seeks new adventures.
Apart from this, not much is known about her lifestyle. Amber is also an activist and hence has been a part of many movements and supported a lot of causes. She is a part of many charities, in the past, she has supported charities like the American Cancer Society, Family Equality Council, and Feeding America.
- Amber is engaged to the fitness influencer, Desean Black. The couple met during the coronavirus pandemic and quickly decided that they are meant to be. The couple decided to get married in 2022 but later postponed the wedding.
- Amber is also known as RILEY.
- Amber models for all the clothing items of her boutique.
- Before entering the entertainment industry, Amber used to serve as an Ikea customer service, assisting people with textiles and appliances.
- Amber was part of a PSA campaign that aimed at making music education an important part of schools.