Amanda Knox, full name Amanda Marie Knox is a journalist and an author who came into the limelight for being wrongfully convicted in 2007 over the murder of Meredith Kercher, a fellow exchange student with whom she shared an apartment within Perugia.

Amanda was born July 9, 1987, in Seattle, Washington in the USA. Her parents divorced when she was 10 years old. Her mother later married again to Chris Mellas, who was an information technology consultant. Amanda graduated from the University of Washington where she studied linguistics. She is known to be a hardworking lady who worked part-time jobs to sponsor her education when she was in Italy.


Amanda Knox
Amanda Knox

After her wrongful conviction, she went back to the United States to complete her degree and began writing a book about her case. She is known to have hosted a series called The Scarlet Letter Reports on Facebook Watch which examined the “gendered nature of public shaming” which was linked to her case.

She is married to fellow author, Christopher Robinson who is connected to the Robinson Newspapers. The couple has a daughter who was born in 2021.

Amanda Knox Parents: Meet Curt Knox and Edda Mellas

Amanda Knox’s parents are Curt Knox and Edda Mellas. Amanda’s mum, Edda Mellas works as a mathematics teacher.

Her father, Curt Knox also happens to be the vice president of finance for Macy, an American chain of department stores.


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