When she was 16, Amber fell in love with Gary Shirley. Gary Shirley is her high school mate. They have on and off relationship several times. However, in the early 2008 she became pregnant with her first child and she finally gave birth to a daughter named Leah Leann Shirley at the end of 2008. She was just 18 when she gave birth to her. This relation was called off few months later. As she was depressed with this tragedy, she also tried to commit suicide twice.
After being a single mom for about five years, Amber began dating Matt Baier. He is almost 19 years older than her. He proposed her in the early 2015 and they finally got engaged in March 2015.
After Amber found herself being pregnant with her first child, she dropped out from her high school at the age of 18. She also dreamed to have her G.E.D. and launched her own beauty salon. But after she gave birth to her first child, she became violent with her first boyfriend and she also abused him several times and for this case arrested for domestic violence and was sentenced to 5 years in prison on 5th of June 2015. However, she severed only about a year in prison. She began her acting career in 2008. That year she appeared in the MTV original series 16 & Pregnant. She is also popular for her appearance in the TV series, Teen Mom.