Amanda Griffin is a Filipino-British model and television personality. She is also a video jock and an environment advocate.
Background and Education
Griffin was born Amanda Claire Griffin in Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom to Tony Griffin, a British businessman, and Susana Ricardo, a flight attendant from Cebu. She spent her childhood in the United Kingdom and the United States and moved to the Philippines when she was in her early teens. Griffin attended the International School in Manila in high school and earned her degrees in Communications and Business at Bond University in Australia.
Griffin was 14 when she was "discovered" at a mall and started as a part-time endorser for different brands. Her first appearance in a television advertisement was for a Rejoice Shampoo commercial. It was not until after she finished college that she took up modeling as a full-time career, later becoming an international ramp and print model. Apart from modeling, Griffin also came up with her own fashion line called “Tabu.” She also became a video jock and hosted a food and travel show. Griffin became part of FHM's list of Sexiest Women in the World for 2009 where she ranked number 63.
Griffin married Hong Kong-based businessman David Jacob on July 21, 2009 in Bali, Indonesia.
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