Amber Lee Ettinger

Amber Lee Ettinger (born October 2, 1982) is an American actress and model best known as Obama Girl in her online video I Got a Crush… on Obama” ƒ?? referring to 2008 presidential candidate Barack Obama ƒ?? which has earned her scores of media appearances from a part in a Saturday Night Live sketch with Fred Armisen as Obama to an interview on Geraldo at Large with Geraldo Rivera. A native of Hazleton Pennsylvania Ettinger moved to New York City to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology to study fashion and clothing design having expressed hopes to create her own clothing line and other business ventures. Early in her career Ettinger was crowned Miss NYC in the 2003 Miss Hawaiian Tropic pageant later augmenting that title with a nod as Miss Howard TV in June 2007. It was her appearance on Howard TV that brought her to the attention of Leah Kaufman and Ben Relles who then contacted her about appearing in “I Got a Crush… on Obama.” She ha “