Amber Valletta is an American fashion model and actress. She began her career as a fashion model, landing her first of sixteen American Vogue covers at age eighteen. During the 1990s, Valletta reached the status of supermodel, working as the face of Giorgio Armani, Chanel,Louis Vuitton, Prada, Valentino, Gucci and Versace, and signing multimillion-dollar cosmetics contracts with Calvin Klein and Elizabeth Arden. From 1995 to 1996, Valletta and her friend and fellow model Shalom Harlow hosted the MTV show, House of Style.
In the 2000s, Valletta began to focus on her career as an actress. She made her acting debut in Drop Back Ten (2000). She then starred in the hit film Hitch(2005). She has since appeared in films such as Transporter 2 (2005), Man About Town (2006), Dead Silence (2007), Gamer (2009), and The Spy Next Door(2010). In 2011, she moved to television, appearing in a recurring role as the fallen socialite Lydia Davis on the ABC prime time soap opera, Revenge. In 2015, Valletta starred as villainous Carla Briggs in another ABC soap opera, Blood & Oil. Reference
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) hosted its annual Accessories for Success Spring Scholarship Luncheon at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills presented by City National Bank and TLC. The afternoon honored Nancy Daniels, President & General Manager, TLC with the “Excellence in Mentoring Award” and Stephen Galloway, Executive Editor, Features, The Hollywood Reporter with the “Innovator Award.” Actress and fashion icon Amber Valletta returns as host. Laura Lizer, BBBSLA Board Chair; Rebecca Campbell; Nancy Taylor; Nina Shaw; Kate Nichols; Sandra Stern; Nicole Lorey and Loyola Marymount University are Honorary Co-Chairs. Prior to the luncheon, luxury accessories boutique vendors featured fashionable accessories for purchase with a portion of proceeds from sales donated to BBBSLA. Host Erin Mooney interviews Mindy Kaling, Amber Valletta, Nate Berkus, Jeremiah Brent, Nancy Daniels, Ryan Caplette, Darius King, Tiffany Siart, Lyrik, Travis Van Winkle, Stephen Galloway & Kelly Sullivan