She’s appeared here and there on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, but in recent years, Amelia Gray Hamlin has been stepping into the limelight. While many have been introduced to her for the first time as Scott Disick’s new girlfriend, Amelia’s background in Hollywood dates all the way back to her birth. Scott and Amelia made it officially public in February 2021, although they’re reported to have been building their relationship as far back as October 2020. The duo stirred up some controversy due to their 18 year age gap, but despite media scrutiny, they’ve remained open about their love for one another. Though a recent fixture on the covers of tabloids and magazines, Amelia has been growing up and showcasing her life in Hollywood for over a decade. At 19, Amelia has proven herself as an up and coming starlet to watch, and has been vocal about the harrowing reality of eating disorders. Let’s dive into Amelia Gray’s life in the spotlight.
She shares a reality TV background with boyfriend Scott Disick
Many are widely familiar with Scott Disick — Kourtney Kardashian’s ex and co-parent — because of his antics and humour on Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Amelia and Scott share reality television in common — her family was featured in their own reality series Harry Loves Lisa in 2010. This was followed by her mother, Lisa Rinna, joining The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast in 2014. Because of the show, Amelia’s most formative childhood and teenage years were exposed for the world to view and she has been open about the challenges she faced growing up in front of cameras.
Both her parents come from Hollywood fame
Amelia Gray’s family was really put on the reality television map through The Real Housewives franchise, however, both her parents come from scripted Hollywood fame. Amelia’s father is Harry Hamlin, best known for his roles in ‘L.A. Law’ and ‘Clash of the Titans.’ Her mother, Lisa Rinna, is known for her (iconic) role in the original Melrose Place, as well as her recurring role on soap opera Days of Our Lives. Amelia has not yet pursued any recent acting roles herself, but she was a voice actress on kid’s show Rachel & the Treeschoolers from 2014-2015. Whether or not she ends up following in the footsteps of her parents is yet to be seen.
Amelia has a budding career as a model
Though she hasn’t pursued an acting career, Amelia is a working model, previously signed to IMG. In June 2020 she signed with Women 360 Management in New York and has been working consistently since. She’s modeled for a variety of clothing and make-up brands, including Too Faced and Hudson Jeans, and walked the runway for The Blonds and Dennis Basso.
She works closely with her sister Delilah, who also has a reality TV boyfriend
Amelia Gray grew up alongside her sister Delilah Bella Hamlin, who’s three years Amelia’s senior. Both Hamlin sisters are models, and have been working together on other business ventures as well. In 2019, the sisters collaborated together on an athleisure line with L.A. Collective. Delilah is also boo’d up with another reality television star, Eyal Booker from Love Island UK 2018.
Amelia already has a hefty net worth
Even though she still has many years ahead of her to build her own empire, Amelia’s estimated net worth is still in the six digits. Calculated somewhere between one and five million dollars, she’s made her wealth from modeling campaigns, Instagram sponsorships, fashion collabs and more.
Amelia deferred school to move back home for a while
Amelia Gray attended college in New York City, where she moved away from her family for the first time. She deferred her studies and moved back to Los Angeles after a short time in school, but is on track to getting back to her studies sometime soon, as revealed by Rinna on the last season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
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Amelia has been open about her battle with anorexia
She’s been vocal about having an eating disorder, first opening up about it in 2018. Amelia revealed she was battling anorexia, and was candid about her struggles on an episode of The Skinny Confidential Him & Her Podcast last August. Expressing that she was on the brink of losing her life, she finally realized it was time to accept professional help after her family intervened, and followed the guidance of her doctor.
She also has Hashimoto’s disease
After years of struggling with anorexia, Amelia Gray learned that she had developed Hashimoto’s disease. Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune condition that causes an underactive thyroid, known as hypothyroidism, as a result of the thyroid gland being attacked. She has also been vocal about her challenges facing depression, anxiety and hormone imbalance, and how important getting her health has been to her. Since seeking help for her health battles, she has moved her focus onto actively working on staying healthy and happy.
The Kardashian family have given their blessing and Amelia’s even modelled for Skims
Though the media is known to pit the ex and the current romantic partner against each other, Amelia Gray actually reportedly received a blessing from Kourtney and the rest of the Kardashian family. She’s even recently appeared as a model for Kim Kardashian’s loungewear line, Skims. The Kardashian Konnection goes even deeper, as Lisa Rinna and momager Kris Jenner are known to be old friends. Kris has even appeared on The Real Housewives.
On the brink of turning 20, Amelia Gray is paving her own way. Through her struggles, it’s clear she’s experienced a fair share of challenges, and is now overcoming and coming into her own. It’s no secret that growing up in Hollywood and in front of cameras isn’t all just glitz and glam, but Amelia has made the most out of difficult personal circumstances.