Amber Brkich is from Beaver, Pennsylvania and graduated from Westminster College, where she earned a B.A. degree in Public Relations, minoring in Speech Communications, in 2000. She's a member of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, where she was Vice President and New Member Coordinator. Prior to departing for Australia, while Brkich searched for her "career job," she was an administrative assistant and lived with her parents. Her previous occupations while attending school included waitress, librarian assistant, swimming instructor, lifeguard and babysitter for her professor. Since finishing sixth on Survivor: The Australian Outback, Amber Brkich has enjoyed doing dozens of appearances across the country and has taken part in various charity functions. Immediately following the show, Amber appeared on the cover of Stuff Magazine. For a short time, she also worked as the host of an adventure travel game on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. More recently, Amber has appeared in various commercials for Adelphia Cable, Rite Aid drugstores, and Mountaineer Racetrack in West Virginia. In her free time, she enjoys babysitting her niece, Emma, and going out with her friends.
Amber Brkich Awards
Teen Choice Awards
Choice TV Reality/Variety Star - Female
"The Amazing Race" (2001).
Teen Choice Awards
Choice Reality/Variety TV Star - Female
Amber Brkich Trivia
Works as an administrative assistant.
Was a cheerleader at Beaver Area High School in Pennsylvania.
Brkich's favorite hobbies are going out with her friends, dancing and just generally having fun. She's a member of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, where she was Vice President and New Member Coordinator.
Her previous occupations while attending school included waitress, librarian assistant, swimming instructor, lifeguard and babysitter for her professor.
Brought a journal and pen as her luxury item on "Survivor."
Was on the Dean's list five consecutive times during college.
Turned down Playboy, but posed for free in Stuff magazine's July 2001 issue.