Amber Riley is an American professional singer, actress and author famous for starring on the television series Glee, where she portrayed Mercedes Jones from 2009 to 2015. She gained further exposure by winning the Season 17 of ABC's famous dancing competition show Dancing with the Stars along with professional dancer Derek Hough. In 2014, she released her debut single titled Colorblind.
She is the third daughter of Tiny Hightower and Elwin Riley.
She made history when she won Dancing with the Stars in 2013 by becoming the first African-American woman to ever win the competition.
At the age of 17, she auditioned to contest in American Idol but did not make it past the producers.
As long as you are being true to yourself, you will always find happiness.Amber Riley
I have great friends around me that are positive and I think that's the key to life is making your own path. Set your own rules because there is no set rule, there is no set look, there is no set anything. You make your own rules in your life. You make your own decisions.Amber Riley
I love Adele, I want her to be my best friend. She could come to the U.S., live with me and sing to me every morning.Amber Riley
When I receive letters from girls that say, 'You give me confidence,' I think, 'Wow, this is amazing.' That's my goal: to let people know it's truly what's on the inside that counts.Amber Riley
is a famous American actress and singer,
who was born on
May 4, 1991. As a person born on this date, Amber Riley is listed in our database as the 16th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 4) and the 51st most popular for the year (1991).
People born on May 4
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Amber Riley is the 511th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Amber Riley's birthday, Amber Riley is the 3425th most famous American and ranks 164th in famous people born in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
In general, Amber Riley ranks as the 6163rd
most popular famous person, and the 1011th most popular actress of all time.
“The Famous Birthdays” catalogs over 25,000 famous people, everyone from actors to singers to scientists to serial killers and more. If you're curious to see who was born on your birthday, you can use our database to find out who, what, where, when and why. You can search by birthday, birthplace, claim to fame or any other information by typing in the search box, or simply browse our site by selecting the month, the day, the horoscope, or any other clickable option.
Learn about famous persons' keys to fame, discover interesting trivia and find out where they rank on several types of charts. Use it as fun information for a birthday party or a game at another type of celebration. Start a scrapbook of everyone born on your birthday or give a gift of a scrapbook of everyone born on a loved one's birthday. Take a look at the currently trending celebrities, the most popular birthdays for a specific day or jump to a random or recently added celebrity's page if you're not looking for anything specific.