Amber Patrice Riley is an actress, singer and an author. She rose to fame and is most recognized for her role as Mercedes Jones on the Fox comedy series Glee. She won many awards for her role on the series including the Screen Actors Guild Award.
She has also been nominated for three Teen Choice Awards, Three NAACP Image awards and a Grammy award. She also won the seventeenth season of Dancing with the Stars and was a judge on the BBC One theater talent show, Let It Shine alongside Beverly Knight and Cassidy Janson. She has also made guest appearances on shows like The Simpsons.
Net Worth of Amber Riley is around $2 Million
According to celebritynetworth.com, Amber Riley has an estimated net worth of $2 Million for the year 2020. According to our sources, she was one of the highest paid actress in with the annual earnings of around $45,000.
Amber Riley Is Engaged to her Boyfriend Desean Black
Amber Riley took to Instagram to announce her engagement with her boyfriend Desean Black. She posted a picture of the couple and a video. The caption read,
“There was a time when I thought I didn’t want or deserve this kind of love, I’m looking at a man who changed my mind. My time by myself, loving on myself, getting comfortable with myself, prepared me for you, and prepared me for this. I am so proud to say, I am the future Mrs Black, I love you @deseanblack_official and I thank you for your patience, your friendship, and your partnership! “What God has joined together, let no man separate. #HappilyEngaged #Engaged #BlackLove.”
Formative years of Amber Riley
Amber Riley was born on the 15th of February in the year 1986 in Los Angeles, California. She has two siblings whose names are Toiya and Ashley. At the young age of 17, Amber Riley had auditioned for the second season of American Idol but she was turned down by the producers of the show. She studied at La Mirada High School in Los Angeles, California. She graduated in the year 2004.
Amber Riley Awards and more
Amber Riley has a total of twelve nominations out of which she has won four awards. The four awards that she has won include Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 2010 for Glee, Whatsonstage.com Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical and Evening Standard Award for Best Musical Performance in the year 2017 for Dreamgirls.
Amber was also a spokesperson for VH1, Save the Music Foundation, Do Something, etc.