Amber Levonchuck (born October 21, 1983), better known by her stage name Amber Rose, is an American rapper, model, fashion designer and actress. Amber Levonchuck was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to father Michael Levonchuck, who served in the military for 20 years and her mother, Dorothy Rose. Her father is of Irish and Italian descent and her mother is of Cabo Verdeanand Scottish descent. She has one brother named Antonio Hewlett. Rose grew up in South Philadelphia.