After being discovered at age 15, Amber Smith established herself as a supermodel of the nineties. Throughout her career, Amber Smith modeled designs by Chanel and Jean Paul Gaultier on the runway and appeared in the pages of 'sports Illustrated, Maxim, French Vogue and Playboy. On the big screen Amber Smith has made appearances in the award-winning films L.A. Confidential and American Beauty, as well as appearing in the comedies Def Jam's How To Be A Player, Tomcats and How High.
Amber Smith appeared in back-to-back Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues; she was chosen as Esquire's first Vargas Girl of the 1990's and she launched the very first Wonderbra campaign. She received recognition with high-fashion covers in Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire, among many others. The strong editorial coverage led to advertising for LOreal, Buffalo Jeans, Camel, Kahlua, Volkswagen, and Panama Jack to name a few.
Amber has walked the runway for many famous fashion designers such as Chanel and Jean Paul Gaultier. She then returned to America with a full portfolio shot by the world's top photographers such as Ellen Von Unwerth, Walter Chin, Arthur Elgort, and Marco Glaviano.
She was the cover girl for the March 1995 issue of Playboy and has appeared on the cover of over 300 magazines and was named one of the top 50 sexiest women in the world by Maxim Magazine.
Amber Smith was cast in her first role in Paul Mazursky's Faithful on a referral from Robert DeNiro that stemmed from her CasinO' auditions. Amber Smith then was cast in both The Funeral and The Mirror Has Two Faces. Later she played the part of Susan Lefferts, a Rita Hayworth look alike, in L.A. Confidential. Amber Smith's resemblance to Rita Hayworth came into play yet again when she landed a role in HBO's The Rat Pack. Amber Smith also starred in the Oscar darling American Beauty.
Amber Smith moved into VH1's 'sober Living house after completing the second cycle of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.