Amber Portwood (born May 14, 1990) is an American Reality Television Personality and Author from Anderson, Indiana. She is best known for appearing in Teen Mom MTV reality TV show.
Moreover, she received massive public attention for her show “16 and Pregnant” (2009). The series showed the motherhood stories of the teenage girls. Then, she also entered in the spinoff “Teen Mom” that concluded in 2012.
However, Portwood faced anger issues in her life. Though, MTV also played the footage of her violent behavior towards her boyfriend Gary. The Anderson Police team started an investigation against her. Moreover, she denied every allegation against her.
Amber told that she took the violent step to protect. Meanwhile, the Child Protection team also questioned her suitability as a mother for her children. In 2010, she caught by the police for keeping drugs like marijuana and cocaine. The Indiana CPS monitored her for 6 months to give her Lea’s custody.
During the extensive investigation, there are three counts of domestic violence against her. Ms. Portwood went to prison in 2012 and stayed in the Madison County Jail. She also attended the anger management classes. Recently, she again arrested by the police on the domestic battery charges.
Early Life, Parents & Brother
Teen Mom Actress, Amber Portwood was born on the 14th of May 1990 in Anderson, Indiana (United States). Therefore, her age is around 29 years old (as in 2019).
She is the second child of Shawn Portwood Sr. (father) and Tonya Portwood (mother). In fact, Amber’s older brother is Shawn Portwood Jr. The real name of her is Amber Leann Portwood.
Love Affairs, Boyfriend, Spouse & Children
Actually, Amber’s first boyfriend is Gary Shirley. She dated him in her teenage years. In fact, Portwood gave birth to a daughter Leah Leann Shirley on November 12, 2008. Due to the domestic violence, Gary left him.
Amber worked hard on her anger problems to get the joint custody of her first child. Moreover, she also engaged with Gary after her baby’s birth. During 2014, she encountered Matt Baier (Former Radio Personality) through twitter. She also romantically involved with him.
The pair engaged after some time but their wedding plans failed when they separated in 2017. Amber wants to focus on her career rather than get married. Meanwhile, she cast in Marriage Boot Camp and over there she fell in love with her new boyfriend Andrew Glennon.
She became the mom of a boy named James Andrew Glennon as on May 8, 2018. Now, the police caught her on the violent charges against her Andrew.
Trivia, Profile & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Amber Leann Portwood.|
|Profession||Author & TV Personality.|
|In The News For||Arrested on the domestic violence charges.|
|Age (As of 2019)||29 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||May 14, 1990.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Anderson, Indiana (USA).|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: instagram.com/realamberlportwood1__/
|Shows||1. 16 and Pregnant.
2. Teen Moms.
3. Teen Moms OG.
4. Marriage Boot Camp.
|Book||Never Too Late.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Taurus.|
|Current Residence||Indianapolis, United States.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 4".
Centimeters: 163 cm.
Meters: 1.63 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 62 Kg.
Pounds: 136 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-27-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Shawn Portwood Sr.
Mother: Tonya Portwood.
|Siblings||Brother: Shawn Portwood Jr.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Romantically involved with Gary Shirley, Matt Baier and Andrew Glennon.|
|Boyfriend||1. Gary Shirley.
2. Matt Baier.
3. Andrew Glennon.
|Daughter||Leah Leann Shirley (born November 12, 2008).|
|Son||James Andrew Glennon (born May 8, 2018).|
|School||High School in Indiana.|
|Alma Mater.||Will Update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Chris Evans.
Actress: Emily Blunt.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Moscow.|
|Love to do||Shopping, Acting & Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Continental Dishes.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$400K USD.|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||$25K-35K US Dollars.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Not Known.|
|Home Details||House in Indianapois.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Amber Portwood
- Wikipedia: Andrew Glennon’s girlfriend Amber accepted that she took drugs while working on “Teen Moms”.
- Moreover, she shared the screen with celebrities like Farah Abraham, Maci McKinney, and Catelynn Baltierra.
- Portwood made a great comeback in the MTV program “Teen Moms OG” (2015).
- In fact, she also has seen in “Marriage Boot Camp” relationship based series.
- Money Factor: The calculated Net worth of Amber is $400K US Dollars.
- However, Ms. Portwood revealed that she suffered from a borderline personality disorder and bipolar personality issue.
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- Teen Mom Reality TV Star told her full jail story in the talk show named “Dr. Phil”.
- Figure Details: Amber Portwood’s height is 5 feet 4 inches tall physique (163 cm). Moreover, her body weight is around 62 Kg (136 in Pounds). Her hair is of brown color and eyes are black.
- Actually, she also promised herself not to consume drugs anymore.
- She even authored a book titled “Never Too Late”.