Who is Farrah Abraham?
Farrah Lynn Abraham, born on the 31st of May 1991, is an American actress, author, and reality television personality, who became known through her appearances in the reality television series’ “16 and Pregnant”, “Teen Mom”, and the special “Being Farrah.” She also appeared in the popular reality television show “Celebrity Big Brother.”
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Farrah Abraham’s Early Life
Abraham was born in Omaha, Nebraska, but was raised in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She is the daughter of Michael Abraham, who is of Syrian and Italian descent, and Debra Danielsen, who is of Danish and Sicilian ancestry. Her parents divorced, but her mother remarried in 2017, so she now has a stepfather, Dr. David Merz. She also has a sister, named Ashley.
Farrah Abraham’s Career
Abraham indirectly made a career on television when she was chosen to be featured on MTV’s show “16 and Pregnant,” which as the title suggests features various women who became pregnant at an early age; after Abrahams got became pregnant when she was 16 in 2008, she was contacted by MTV.
In the show, it showed how Abraham’s pregnancy created a divide between her and her mother, Debra. Her mom called her a whore, but prevented her from aborting the baby. Abraham continued her pregnancy, but decided to quit cheerleading and studying altogether. During the filming for the show, her boyfriend and the father of her baby, Derek Underwood, died in a car accident when she was eight months pregnant. The popularity of the show became Abraham’s entry into the world of reality television, and also established her net worth.
After “16 in Pregnant”, in 2009 Abraham was again contacted by MTV to star in the spin-off series entitled “Teen Mom”, alongside other women. She and Maci Bookout, Catelynn Lowell and Amber Portwoo, became the stars of the series, and were followed around by cameras to portray where their lives had taken them after being pregnant at such a young age. She appeared on the show until it ended in 2012, with its popularity also helping to increase her wealth.
Farrah Abraham’s Other Endeavours
After appearing in two reality series, Abraham decided to go back to studying. In 2011 she attended the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida, graduating with an associate degree in culinary arts and management. Her newly learned skill led her to opening a business called “Mom & Me”, a pasta sauce line.
Abraham also ventured into music, and in August 2012 released her debut studio album entitled “My Teenage Dream Ended.” The album received mixed reviews and didn’t receive much success, b ut later that month she released a book with the same title as her album, and which became a bestseller, even making it onto The New York Time’s Best Sellers list.
In 2013, Abraham entered the world of adult film, and released her first sex tape entitled “Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mom”, with adult film star James Deen. The following year, she released the sequel entitled “Farrah 2: Backdoor and More.” Her various endeavours have also helped in increasing her wealth.
Farrah Abraham’s Comeback to Television
In 2014, Abraham went back to reality television and appeared in “Couples Therapy,” the only cast member to appear without a partner, instead deciding to fix her relationship with her mother. That same year, she also did the television special called “Being Farrah”, as part of a look back on the cast of “Teen Moms.”
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In 2015 Abraham joined another reality show – “Celebrity Big Brother” – but only stayed for 23 days. She also joined the cast of “Teen Mom OG” for the show’s fifth season, but is still part of the show until today.
In 2017, Abraham appeared in “Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition” and “MTV’s Single AF.” Her comeback to reality television also increased her net worth.
Farrah Abraham’s Net Worth
As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Abraham’s net worth is reported to be over $1 million, acquired largely from her years as a reality television personality, but also from her various endeavours such as being an entrepreneur, an adult film star, author, and recording artist.
Farrah Abrahams Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Abraham is currently single. She briefly dated stuntman Aden Stay in 2018 but the two soon broke up. She is apparently enjoying being mother to her daughter, Sophia Laurent Abraham.
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In 2010, Abraham’s mother was arrested and charged with assault after an altercation with her. The two had a physical fight that left her with multiple cuts to the right side of her mouth. She decided to call the police as a way of stepping up after years of enduring abuse from her.
In 2013, Abraham also faced arrest herself, suspected of driving under the influence. She pleaded guilty to avoid a jail term, and was sentenced to six months probation, a $500 fine, and six months of court-mandated sobriety tests.
In 2018, Abraham once again had an altercation with the police, and was charged with one misdemeanour count of battery, and one misdemeanour count of resisting an officer; the process continues.