Who is Amanda Mertz?
Amanda Mertz is an American model, beauty pageant competitor, and a Monster Energy girl, who achieved stardom by winning the Miss Kentucky 2012 beauty pageant. Since then, she has gone on to achieve world fame in the modeling world, and is currently working on her career as a TV and radio host.
Amanda Mertz Wiki- Age, Childhood, and Education
Amanda Ashlee Mertz was born on the 21st of November 1986, in Louisville, Kentucky USA; there isn’t any information about her childhood.
Tried to get my ducks in a row, they ended up on a wall instead pic.twitter.com/rfF1gLePyR
— Amanda Mertz (@amandamertz) February 10, 2020
All we know about her life before she became famous as a beauty queen and model, is that Amanda finished nursing school and studied at the University of Louisville, from which she obtained a Master of Science degree in nursing. Her father was apparently a great inspiration for her, and as he passed away before 2012, Amanda has said that she has a guardian angel watching over her and supporting her in every decision.
She was working as a registered nurse when she entered the Miss Kentucky 2012 pageant, but it was then that her current career began.
She won the competition, which enabled her to compete in the Miss USA 2012 beauty pageant, however, Amanda fell short as she lost to Olivia Culpo, who later became Miss Universe. Amanda then moved to Nashville, Tennessee, feeling that she would have more chances there to secure offers in the modeling world. She realized that she loved being on camera, so in addition she started pursuing work as a broadcaster. She was named the correspondent for country music red carpet events, reporting for Got Country Online.
Then in 2014 she signed up for NASCAR’s audition for the new spokesperson of the brand named Miss Coors Light.
Rise to Stardom
2015 was her breakthrough year, as being the Miss Coors Light girl, was followed by months of interviews and voting. This opened new doors for Amanda, as she was often in front of cameras, interviewing some of NASCAR’s biggest names. Gradually she became more popular, and parallel with her on-screen career received more modeling offers, and started working with several fashion and other brands.
Unfortunately, there aren’t many details about her career in modeling, but on the other hand, as a TV and radio personality, Amanda is currently working as an on-camera personality for the heartland news channel called Rated Red. Before this, she had her own segment on Fox Sports 1, entitled “The Drivers Weekend”.
Some of Amanda’s accomplishments in the modeling and fashion world include the cover page of Maxim Magazine in 2012. Furthermore, she has worked with such brands as WoodchuckCider, Revolve, Lulus, Oohlaluxe, and many others.
Also, she’s started her own clothing line specialized in sportswear, named Activ8wear, which she co-founded with Harmony Joy. They also launched the website through which they sell their products.
Amanda Mertz Net Worth, Height, Weight, Body Measurements, and Appearance
Amanda has become a famous model, radio and TV personality and a businesswoman; all of her endeavors have contributed to her wealth, and according to reports Amanda’s net worth has been estimated at $6 million, as of early 2020. Amanda stands at 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall, while she weighs around 110lbs ~ 50kgs, and her vital statistics are 35-25-35, bra size is 35D, the result of constantly working-out in the gym.
Amanda has blonde hair and green eyes; she doesn’t have tattoos or piercings.
Amanda Mertz Personal Life, Dating, Marriage
Amanda has been known for her high-profile relationship with the army veteran and reality TV star Luke Pell. The two met in 2017 with the help of mutual friends who set-up a blind date for them. They hit it off immediately and began dating, but only came out in public in 2018. Since then, they have been posting pictures together on Instagram and other social media platforms. One picture attracted great interest, as Amanda posted a picture in a wedding dress with Luke next to her.
Many fans thought that they secretly wed, but it was just a stunt, as Amanda said that it was a fake wedding shoot. The couple remains together – there may be an actual wedding in the near future, who would know?
Amanda Mertz News, Facts, Influence
Amanda has also seen the other side of show business, as she’s received a ton of negative remarks during her career, mostly about her outfits. While working for NASCAR and being the Monster Energy Girl, she received criticism but has spoken freely about her choices in comments below her posts. These only contributed to her popularity, as she stayed strong on her decisions.
Amanda is still based in Nashville, Tennessee, but for work she travels around the world, and has done photoshoots from various destinations, including the Bahamas, New Zealand, Cayman Islands, and others. Some of the destinations she has visited were for work, but some were for leisure and pleasure, such as her trip to New Zealand with her boyfriend, Luke Pell.
Amanda has been an influential Instagram model with thousands of followers, promoting her work with numerous brands. She’s also helped promote the work of other social media stars and models, which has made her even more popular.