Ava Sambora is a beautiful American actress and model best known for being the only child of Hollywood’s screen diva Heather Locklear.
When Ava stormed the spotlight in her younger days on American television series, Good Luck Charlie, her appearance came as no surprise as her mother is one of the hottest Hollywood actresses. She made her acting debut in a 2012 American comedy film titled: This is 40. Written, co-produced and directed by Judd Apatow, she played the character ‘Wendy’ – Sadie’s best friend known for watching porn.
Read on to find interesting facts about the budding actress you can’t find elsewhere.
Ava Sambora’s Biography
Popular American model and actress Ava Sambora was born as Ava Elizabeth Sambora on October 4, 1997, in Los Angeles, California.
She had her education at Viewpoint High School in Calabasas, California, graduating in 2015. It was reported in 2017 that she’s studying at the Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, where she is a member of the Alpha Phi International Women’s Fraternity.
Her Parents, Family
Ava is best known in Hollywood and across the world as the only daughter of Heather Locklear and renowned guitarist Richie Sambora.
Her father was born Richard Stephen Sambora on July 11, 1959, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, the U.S into a staunch Catholic family.
Richie, who’s of Polish descent, was raised in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, where he attended Woodbridge High School, a public high school in Irvine, California, United States. He graduated in 1977.
As a rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer, he has been active in the entertainment industry since 1977 to date. Richie is best known as the lead guitarist for Bon Jovi, a rock band he has been with for 30 years and still counting.
To his credit, the Spanish guitarist has released three solo albums: Stranger in This Town (1991), Undiscovered Soul (1998), and Aftermath of the Lowdown (September 2012).
His major musical influences include; Jeff Beck, Johnny Winter, Joe Kmiecik, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.B King, Eric Clapton and The Beatles.
Like her father, Ava’s mother, Heather Locklear, is an accomplished heavyweight actress whose prominent film roles include; Firestarter (a 1984 science-fiction thriller), Money Talks (a 1997 action comedy), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (a 2003 live-action/animated comedy) and The Perfect Man (a 2005 romantic comedy).
Locklear was born in Los Angeles, California on September 25, 1961. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she first set her modelling career in motion, appearing in commercials for the institution’s store.
All through her acting career, she has walked home with three awards – Worst Actress (1989), Best Actress in a Television Series (1994) and Favorite Teen Dream – Female (2004). Considered one of Hollywood’s hottest actresses, Heather has also received six nominations in different categories since she began acting – Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (1994), Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (1995), Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (1996), Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (1997), Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy (2000), and Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy (2002).
Ava Sambora’s parents got married on December 17, 1994, in Paris. Her mother filed for divorce from her husband in February 2006. The couple finalized their divorce in April 2007 and was awarded joint custody of their daughter.
Few days after their divorce was finalized, Heather, who previously married Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee from 1986 to 1993, began a serious relationship with actor Jack Wagner, a divorcee and the father of Carrie Wagner – a beautiful young woman he never knew he fathered.
Locklear and Wagner announced their engagement in August 2011 but later called it off by November of the same year.
Actress Ava Sambora’s grandparents are Diane Locklear, Bill Locklear, Adam C. Sambora and Joan Sienila.
While Sambora’s maternal grandmother Diane worked as a production executive in her active years, her husband William Locklear, worked at the University of California, Los Angeles as an administrator.
She also has an uncle named Mark Locklear.
Quick Facts about Ava Sambora
- Ava’s modelling career began at a young age when she made her catwalk debut for her father’s clothing line, “White Trash Beautiful” at the Los Angeles Fashion Weekend held in 2010. The designers she flaunted at the event was made by her father Richie Sambora and designer Nikki Lund.
- She loves visiting the gym to maintain her ever-glowing appearance and keep her charming body build in shape.
- This is 40 star Sambora is very active on social media. She recently filmed a YouTube reality show with her Calabasas buddies, chronicling their summer break.
- She has many male friends but she’s yet to confirm if she has a boyfriend or not.
- Ava Sambora’s net worth is currently not available but the charming youngster has blue eye colour, brown hair colour and slim body build.
- She weighs 53 Kg while her height is put at 5 feet 6 inches. Her dress size is 6 US and shoe size is 7.5 US.
- Her sun sign is Libra.
- Sambora loves singers Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus as much as she loves her sunglasses and chapstick. She never leaves her house without these items.