Amber has appeared in numerous big budget box office successes such as RAISING HELEN, THE TRANSPORTER 2 and THE FAMILY MAN. Valletta also starred opposite Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer in WHAT LIES BENEATH. Her films have grossed over $1.1 billion in worldwide box office.
Growing up in Oklahoma, she initially wanted to become a sociologist and work in the social scope, but her life took a different turn. Her mother enrolled her in a modeling school when she was 15 and soon after, she was featured in the pages of Italian Vogue and the cover of French Elle. Valletta has since appeared in numerous prestigious advertising campaigns such as Versace, Calvin Klein's Escape, DKNY, Prada, Valentino, Jill Sander, Gucci and Chanel. She co-hosted MTV's House of Style with fellow model Shalom Harlow and she even became the face of Elizabeth Arden.
Amber is an avid philanthropist. In 1995, she organized a charity called Supermodels Stepping Out Against Hunger, a fashion show that took place in her hometown to benefit the Tulsa Community Food Bank. She also supports Green initiatives and Oceana.
She resides in Los Angeles with her family.
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Amber Valletta Facts
|Birthday||February 9, 1974 (47)|
|Birthplace||Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA|
|Height||5' 8" (1m73) How tall is Amber Valletta compared to you?|