15 Things You Might Not Know About Amber Portwood

Growing up is far from easy, but add a baby into the mix, and sprinkle living in the limelight into it -- and you practically have a recipe for disaster. And unfortunately, that often turns out to be the case, as all of those factors can increase your chances of making quite a few bad decisions. In the years since we first met Amber Portwood on 16 & Pregnant, it seems like she's been through hell and back again. 

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After dealing with prison and addiction, as well as a failed engagement to the super shady Matt Baier, it seemed like things were never going to get better for the young star. Now, she's finally she's met a new man and is living a healthy, happy life. And while most of this drama all plays out for the world to see on MTV, there are still a few things you might not know about her. 

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Here are some of our favorite little-known facts about Leah's mom and Gary's ex. Flip through the slides and prepare to learn. Who knows? You might find out something that makes Amber your favorite Teen Mom OG star ever. 

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