Amber Valetta



Born: Texas, U.S., 1974

Amber Valetta was born in 1974 in Texas. She is a well-known model and actress.

Ambers mother enrolled her in the Linda Layman Agency modelling school when she was 15 and this turned out to be her big break, her exposure through modelling school led her to appear on the cover of top fashion magazines and appear in adverts for high end fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Versace.

Signed to DNA models in NYC and Models1 in London Amber has enjoyed an internationally successful modelling career, At just 16 years old she became the face of Calvin Klein’s Eternity fragrance. Her defined beauty was honoured in 1999 when she was presented on the cover of American Vogue as one of the modern muses.

Amber is also best friends with Shalom Harlow, a Canadian model and actress. They hosted MTV’s House of Style together.

In recent years Amber has become increasingly famous for her acting work, her first move appearance was in 2010 in the comedy Drop Back Ten and she has since gone on to appear in film success such as What Lies Beneath, The Family Man and Raising Helen. Amber has a son with husband Olympic volley ball player Chip McCaw.

Throughout the 2000s, Valletta graced the covers of renowned fashion magazines, including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle, solidifying her status as one of the most sought-after models of her time. Her striking features, radiant presence, and ability to effortlessly embody a range of styles and looks captivated designers and photographers alike.

In addition to her successful modelling career, Valletta expanded her horizons to the silver screen, making her mark as an actress in film and television. She appeared in notable films such as “Hitch,” “Transporter 2,” and “Gamer,” showcasing her talent and versatility as an actress.

Amber Valletta’s timeless beauty, talent, and dedication to social and environmental causes have made her an influential and respected figure in both the fashion and entertainment industries. Her ability to seamlessly transition between modelling and acting, as well as her commitment to sustainability and personal well-being, exemplify her multifaceted approach to life and her ongoing influence in the public eye.

Amber Valetta Biography

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Written by Roanna Price

Roanna Price, fascinated by the escapism, imagination and conversation that can be conjured in the glossy page of fashion writing. Journalism graduate in Liverpool Roanna is responsible for our Top Model Biographies section.

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