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Amber Riley Net Worth

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Amber Riley Amber Riley is well known by countless enthusiasts for her stint in the most popular show Glee. She grew to stardom playing the gifted Mercedes Jones. She was born having a powerful and irrefutable vocal skill which lead her to audition for American Idol. However, the vocalist was turned down when she was 17 years old but happily her life would turn around for ever just years afterwards.

Amber Riley Net Worth $2 Million

Her mom Miniature Hightower was an Registered Nurse and her dad Elwin Riley was employed as a carpenter. At 7 Amber’s mother bought her a mobile radio using a mic attached. Riley carried that everywhere with her mom including to school in her back pack. But despite getting taken into NYU, USC and Arizona State Amber Riley stayed in la to continue a career in acting or music. While auditioning for parts in Hollywood her mom found it quite hard. As an African American girl and size 16 it was virtually hopeless for Riley to get an acting job. Amber has said that she understood herself worth and never wished to play a character that despised herself.

In 2006, Riley auditioned for the part of Effie White in Dream girls, yet was refused due to her age. But astonishingly she sang a Dreamgirls tune for her Glee audition before producer Ryan Murphy. Since afterward Riley has sung many solos and her Glee covers have been sold on iTunes. In 2012 after three seasons on Glee then’s character Mercedes graduated and Riley went to do Broadway. Then made her stage debut in the year 2012 in the stage production Cotton Club. Cotton Club Parade is a Broadway-style revue observing Duke Ellington’s years at the famous Harlem cabaret in the 1920s and ’30s. In 2012 Cotton began dating costar LaMarcus Tinker who had been also in Friday Night Lights. In 2013 Cotton was declared as the latest cast member of Dancing With The Stars season 17.

“My parents always instilled understanding that the wonderful, that your fearfully and wonderfully made, and which you understand who you’re.”

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