Amber Rives

Amber Rives in Bobby V's "Anonymous" music video.

Amber Adriana Helena Rives (born April 19, 1988), better known as Amber Rives, is an American model/songwriter.

Early Life and Career

Amber Rives was born in Seville, Spain, to a Spanish, Puerto Rican mother and an Irish father of Cuban descent. When Amber was 6 her family moved to Ireland. At the age of 11, she was spotted by a talent scout from Irene Marie Models in Miami, Florida while on holiday and was signed straight away. She did not formally begin modeling until age 15.[1] She has also appeared on television shows such as CSI:Miami,How I Met Your Mother and as a guest judge on Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model.


Rives has written songs for Usher,including recent #1 hit "Love In This Club",Mario,including "Crying Out For Me" and "Music For Love",Leona Lewis,including "Bleeding Love" and "Better In Time".

She is currently working on new projects with Mario,Beyoncé,Robin Thicke,Ciara,J Holiday,The Pussycatdolls,R Kelly,Michael Jackson and Omarion.[2][3]

Personal Life

Rives has been romantically linked with R&B superstar Mario several times.They were recently seen leaving Jay-Z's 40/40 club in New York City which sparked rumors that they are back together after dating briefly in 2007.[4][5] The stunning beauty is currently living with fellow fashion model and close friend Tyra Banks in Manhattan,New York City.[6][7]

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