Amanda Knox Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Amanda Knox Quick Info
Height5 ft 3 in
Weight58 kg
Date of BirthJuly 9, 1987
Zodiac SignCancer
SpouseChristopher Robinson

Amanda Knox is an American writer and journalist, who gained international media attention in 2007 after being convicted of the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher in Italy. After being found guilty twice, she was definitively exonerated in 2015. She has more than 100k followers on Instagram and Twitter each.

Born Name

Amanda Marie Knox

Nick Name

Foxy Knoxy

American writer, journalist, and exoneree Amanda Knox
American writer, journalist, and exoneree Amanda Knox (Gerald Bostrum / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Seattle, Washington, United States

Residence

Seattle, Washington, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Amanda went to Seattle Preparatory School and graduated in 2005. She studied linguistics at the University of Washington and completed her Bachelor’s degree in creative writing in May 2014.

In 2007, she attended the University for Foreigners in Perugia, Italy as an exchange student.

Occupation

Writer, Journalist

Family

  • Father – Curt Knox (Worked at Macy’s)
  • Mother – Edda Mellas (Mathematics Teacher)
  • Siblings – Deanna Knox (Younger Sister), Ashley Knox (Younger Sister), Delaney Knox (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Chris Mellas (Step-father) (IT Consultant)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 3 in or 160 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Amanda has dated –

  1. David Johnsrud
  2. Raffaele Sollecito (2007)
  3. James Terrano
  4. Colin Sutherland (2015) – Amanda got engaged to musician Colin Sutherland, who went to high school with her, in 2015.
  5. Christopher Robinson (2015-Present) – Amanda began dating writer Christopher Robinson in 2015. In August 2019, the couple opened a crowdfunding registry to raise money for their space wedding, to be held on February 29, 2020. However, it was reported that the two were misleading their followers as they had already tied the knot on December 7, 2018.
Amanda and her husband Christopher Robinson dress up during the 4th of July celebrations in 2019
Amanda and her husband Christopher Robinson dress up during the 4th of July celebrations in 2019 (Christopher Robinson / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has Scottish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Dimpled smile
  • Dimpled chin
  • Multiple tattoos on her shoulder, finger, forearms, etc.

Shoe Size

6.5 (US) or 37 (EU) or 4 (UK)

Brand Endorsements

Amanda has endorsed the following brands –

  • Innocence Project of Texas
  • Amazon
  • The Escape Artist
  • Facebook
  • Google
Amanda posing with Lorena Gallo in November 2019
Amanda posing with Lorena Gallo in November 2019 (Lorena Gallo / Instagram)

Amanda Knox Favorite Things

  • Food – Salade niçoise

SourceInstagram

Amanda Knox taking a selfie with her cat in June 2019
Amanda Knox taking a selfie with her cat in June 2019 (Amanda Knox / Instagram)

Amanda Knox Facts

  1. She became the prime suspect in her roommate Meredith Kercher’s murder in November 2007. The Italian media portrayed the 20-year-old Knox as a s**ually-deviant, she-devil, and gave her the moniker, Foxy Knoxy.
  2. Amanda and her then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were initially convicted of murder in December 2009 but were acquitted in October 2011. The two were found guilty again in January 2014, when their case was retried, and were definitively acquitted of all charges in March 2015.
  3. Amanda opened up about the traumatic ordeal she faced in Italy in her memoir, Waiting to Be Heard in 2013.
  4. In December 2017, she hosted The Scarlet Letter Reports on Facebook Watch which featured stories of women who, like her, had been publicly attacked and shamed by the media.
  5. Amanda is a vocal supporter of the Innocence Project which works towards exonerating innocent people who are wrongfully serving prison sentences.
  6. Actress Hayden Panettiere played Amanda in the retelling of the murder trial in the eponymous film, Amanda Knox in 2011.
  7. Amanda has 2 cats named Mr. Fats and Emil. She also has a dog named Precious.

Featured Image by Gerald Bostrum / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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