Is Amanda Knox married? No, she isn’t. However, she is engaged to her long-time dating boyfriend Christopher Robinson. Before him, she was in the relationship with Raffaele Sollecito. Both of them were convicted for an alleged murder case in Italy. Their innocence was declared by the court on March 27, 2015, by the Supreme Court of Cassation which acquitted them of the murder. Scroll down to explore more interesting facts and biography of Knox below:
Who is Amanda Knox?
Knox is an American author, journalist and activist. In late 2017, it was announced that Knox would be serving as the host for a show produced by Vice Media called “The Scarlet Letter Reports.” Similarly, she is also noted for her memoir called “Waiting to be Heard” which turned as one of the best-selling books in the United States.
Early Life and Education
Amanda Knox was born as the daughter to parents named Curt Knox (father) and Edda Mellas (mother). Her father used to work for finance at the local Macy’s as its president whereas her mother used to serve as a mathematics teacher. She was born on July 9, 1987, which makes the age of Amanda Knox be 33 years old as of 2020.
Talking more about her family, Knox is blessed with three younger sisters with whom she has spent memorable childhood days. Knox was born and raised up in Seattle, Washington, the United States. At the age of five, she saw her parents Edda and Curt getting divorced. After the separation, Knox mother married to Chris Mellas. Her step-father is an IT consultant.
When she was 15 years old, Knox visited the Amalfi Coast, Rome and Pisa during her family holiday. By reading a book given by her mother entitled Under the Tuscan Sun, Knox developed the interest in Italy. She completed her graduation from the Seattle Preparatory School in 2005 and for her higher education; she was enrolled at the University of Washington. She was made the university’s dean’s list in 2007. For her academic year in Italy, she started doing some part-time jobs.
Career and Professional Life
Knox who was charged with murder was released from the prison by court’s order in 2015. After that, she returned back to her home country and also completed her degree. Her family suffered from large debt who has spent a huge amount of money for supporting Knox in Italy.
Knox started working for a book named Waiting to Be Heard: A Memoir which was commercially successful and was listed among the best-selling books list. She has also garnered the experience of serving the West Seattle Herald as a journalist and reviewer. She has been serving as an activist for the wrongfully accused as well after her own personal incident.
Amanda Knox isn’t married and therefore has no husband in her life at the moment. Her relationship status shows that Knox is currently engaged with her fiancé Christopher Robinson. With her then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, she was accused of murdering Meredith Kercher when Knox was 20 years old. An international controversy was created after the 26-year sentence was made during the initial trial. In 2015, both of them were released from the charges.
Knox is beautiful and has an appealing personality with an average height and maintained body weight. However, the exact body statistics of Knox except for her height (5 feet and 2 inches) like her weight, feet size, dress size, etc. are not known.
Salary and Net worth
American journalist Amanda Knox has an estimated net worth of 200,000 USD which she has garnered from her professional career as a journalist and an author as well. Her family was in debt for supporting Knox by paying Italian lawyers legal fees. The debt was redeemed after the success of Knox’s memoir which made her receive around 4 million USD. The success of her memoir made her come out from a big financial crisis. Knox has also been featured on the herself-based documentary.
Wiki and Facts
Most of the demanded wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb have provided Knox’s biography. You can find her on Twitter @amandaknox and on Instagram @amamaknox where she has amassed more than 26k and 40k followers respectively. Today, Amanda Knox is a renowned journalist best known for being the host of the Scarlet Letter Reports. Despite the difficult times in her past which made her remain inside the prison for four years, Knox is still confident and has given a message that- it’s never too late for a new beginning.