Amanda Murphy was born in Chicago. She is a professional American fashion model. She was discovered at age 17 after attending an open call in her hometown Chicago. She already debuted on the runway in S/S 2009, but made a big comeback, after taking a brake to finish her study, during the F/W 2013 show season. She walked exclusively for Proenza Schouler and Prada, which she opened and closed. Her full name is Amanda Jean Murphy. She has walked in fashion shows for Proenza Schouler, Prada, Calvin Klein, Dries Van Noten, H&M, Lanvin, Christian Dior, Loewe, Derek Lam, Stella McCartney, Chanel, Hermès & Miu Miu. She appeared in campaigns for H&M, J Brand & Prada. She has done editorial work for Marie-Claire US, Cover, Elle Italia, A4 Magazine & Interview. Amanda Murphy is currently signed with IMG Models in New York, Paris, London, Milan & Sydney.