Leah Leann Shirley is a celebrity kid who has been making the headlines since her birth. She came into prominence because of her celebrity mother, Amber Portwood, who is a reality television personality.
Leah Leann Shirley’s Family
Leah Leann Shirley was born on November 12, 2008, and is the daughter of Amber Portwood and Gary Shirley. Amber Leann Portwood was born on May 14, 1990, in Anderson, Indiana, U.S.A., and is the daughter of Tonya and Shawn Edwin Portwood Sr. Amber has a brother, Shawn Edwin Portwood Jr., a United States Army veteran, and a sister, Candace Portwood, who died in her infancy because of SIDS.
Amber told the press that she had been neglected by her mother in her early teens after her mother began having an affair. Amber attended Anderson High School but dropped out after falling pregnant. Amber became pregnant by her then-boyfriend, Gary Shirley, in 2008 and, later that year, on November 12, at the age of 18, gave birth to their daughter, Leah Leann Shirley. Amber and Gary were engaged for a time but ultimately separated, with Gary being granted full custody of Leah in December 2011. After separation, Gary wed Kristina Shirley (née Tinch, formerly Anderson), by whom he has a daughter, Emilee Grace Shirley.
From 2014 until 2017, Amber was engaged to Matt Baier, an amateur DJ she met through the social networking site. She fell pregnant a second time by her boyfriend, Andrew Glennon, in 2017 and gave birth to their son, James Andrew Glennon, on May 8, 2018.
Amber is also a convicted criminal. She was arrested for domestic violence against boyfriends Gary and Andrew Glennon. She was also found in possession of a large quantity of marijuana and cocaine. On June 5, 2012, Amber was sentenced to 5 years in prison. She has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder.
Leah Leann Shirley’s Net Worth
Leah Leann Shirley is a celebrated kid born to celebrity parents. Both her parents are well-known television personalities. Leah is still a kid who is currently enjoying her luxurious childhood along with her half-siblings. Leah’s father, Gary Shirley is an American television personality best known for his role in the MTV series “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom.” Gary began his career in the T-shirt industry before launching his own clothing line on the internet. He now works as a police officer.
Leah’s mother Amber Portwood is known for being cast in the reality television series 16 and Pregnant in 2009, which documented the pregnancies and first months of motherhood for several teenage girls. She was also cast in the spin-off series Teen Mom and appeared in each of its four seasons until its conclusion in 2012. In March 2015, she returned to MTV for the fifth season of the show, renamed Teen Mom OG. According to Meaww.com, her net worth is estimated to be a total of $1.1million.