Amanda Elise Lee (born December 13, 1986) is a Canadian multitalented entrepreneur, fitness model, personal trainer, and Instagram influencer. Amanda became famous after a famous dancer tagged her post on ‘Instagram’ and overnight all her posts went viral crossing over a million followers
The model who started working out as a way to get the type of body she desired did not only achieve that but also achieved fame and a source of income in the process. There is more to the pretty model than her well-sculpted body.
Amanda Elise was Born to a Fitness Enthusiast
The Canadian-born Instagram star is the second child of five children. She was born on the 13th of December 1986 to a mother who is a fitness enthusiast, gymnastic instructor, and personal trainer. Amanda was born a slim girl and was often bullied while in high school. Born from a desire to enhance her physical appearance and regain her confidence, she started practicing healthy diets and regular workouts.
Having a fitness coach for a mother made the journey easy for Amanda Elise Lee. She started working out at the gym and experimented on different training plans. With time, she started to see results and she took her training even more seriously. When she was due for college, she got into Sarah Lawrence College where she studied modern dance.
As a way of diversifying her expertise, the influencer went for another degree in Personal Physical Training and as a Pilates Instructor. What started out as a means to boost her confidence eventually became a life-changing decision.
She Began Rising in Fame in 2014
As always, her mother was right by her side when she decided to take her fitness training and workout sessions to social media. Her mother served as her photographer and social media manager. Although she was putting up content on her page, she did not have enough followers until a popular Instagram dancer mentioned her on a post in 2014. From then, a lot of people started to visit her page to view her workout videos and pictures, and her posts soon started to go viral.
What drew the most attention to the 36 years old Amanda Elise Lee was her physique. From her consistent exercises and workouts, Elise was able to grow from a skinny teenager to a perfectly shaped lady. The shape she rocks is what most ladies lookout for as ‘body goals’, and she has been able to inspire a lot of them, especially considering her story and how she started.
As her followers grew up to one hundred thousand, she started earning from the platform through brand endorsements and advertisements. Over time, she started to model fitness outfits, bikini clothing lines, and other fitness products. She also began extensive training sessions on how to tone different parts of her body. She took her fitness career to a higher level, and even published eBooks. As a result of her achievements and success, she has been able to appear on the cover pages of famous magazines such as Esquire and Maxim.
Amanda Is Not Relenting on Improving Her Body
Amanda believes that her lower body workout contributed greatly to her rise to fame. Hence, she does not joke with workouts that enhance her lower body. Twice every week, she takes out time to work really hard on her gluteus, tights, general body skin tone, and other parts of her body that need to be built. Her workout activities include jumps, step-ups, Lunges, Side-to-side, squats, etc. She also adds cardio-based exercises to her lower body workout routines.
According to the fitness enthusiast, she rotates her training between ‘hard day’ and ‘lighter day’. On a ‘hard day’, she mainly gets involved in leg presses, squats, lunges, and weight lifting. For the ‘lighter day’, she focuses on cardio-based lower body exercises like sit-ups, frog jumps, side steps, lunges, etc.
Amanda Elise Lee Has Earned About $2.8 million From Fitness Modeling
A greater percentage of her income comes from fitness-related activities and endorsements. She has an estimated net worth of $2.8 million and monthly earnings of $42,180. Elise earns from personal training, modeling, book sales, sponsored posts, and endorsements.
Most of Amanda Elise Lee’s endorsement deals are with fitness and health supplement companies, bikini, and fitness clothing lines. Also, aside from the eBooks that she has published, one of which sells for $35 at her online shop, she writes a fitness column for Poosh magazine. The magazine is owned by Kourtney Kardashian.
A Closer Look At Her Personal Life
Amanda centers her social media life around her workout and fitness business, and there is almost nothing about her personal life on her page. However, on the 14th of October, 2020, she released photos with which she announced that she was expecting a baby girl.
In the photo, she showed off her baby bump while a man whose identity she did not reveal knelt to kiss the bump. One cannot tell whether the man is her husband or boyfriend, but the photo answered the long-pending question of whether or not she has a man in her life. Whoever he is, he is possibly the father of her child.
Although the celebrity did not reveal the day she gave birth to her baby girl, she posted the baby’s photos for the first time on her page on the 9th of February 2021. Baby Kaia is obviously as pretty as her mother.
Other Facts About Amanda Elise Lee
- As a personal trainer, she trains Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian. She also loves yoga and practices it whenever she is not working out.
- Amanda Elise Lee currently lives in Los Angeles and has a personal website called ‘officialmandalee.com’
- Amanda likes aggressive guys. According to her, she prefers guys who are not afraid to approach her and can make her laugh. She sees laughing with someone as an easy way to connect with that person.
- She revealed that she enhanced her breast, but her butt is completely natural.