Amanda Burden was born on January 18, 1944, as Amanda Jay Mortime. Amanda has lived in various part of the United States. Babe Paley, a famous socialite is her mother and her father is her mother’s maiden husband Stanley Grafton Mortimer, Jr., of Stanley Oil Company. Amanda has seven siblings. Out of which 5 of them are from her mother’s second marriage. Her grandfather was a researcher and was well known as the father of American Neurosurgery for the contribution in this field.

Before marriage in 1964 to Carter Burden she studied at Wellesley College, and after the wedding, she did graduation in 1976 from Environmental Science at Sarah Lawrence College then she got master’s degree in from Columbia University. Her first work was with the construction firm. During graduation, she was the owner of ‘the Village Voice and New York magazine. In 1966 Amanda was named for best-Dressed List of the New York Couture Group. Amanda was awarded Doctorate in (on 2005) Public Administration from Pratt Institute as well as she got Centre for Architecture Award from New York chapter of the American institute of architects. In 2008 Amanda was got the membership of American Institute of Certified Planner while she received a Nichols Prize for urban development in 2009. Before she got a city appointment, in time square she launched a midtown community court.

By using Bloomberg planning agenda and using stricter design standards she has transformed High Line into a well-established park. There are so many occasion when she has got an appraisal from various newspapers and places for her work.

In her personal life, she did not find a right partner. She had married twice, and both of the marriage did not last long and is of very short period of time, while there are rumors that she is dating to Charlie Rose who is well known as a TV host and celebrity. They were dating from 1993 and are still together. Amanda’s first husband’s name is Shirley Carter Burden. From her first husband, she has two children Shirley Carter Burden III and Flobelle Fairbanks Burden. While they got divorced in 1972, then she married to Steven Jay Ross in 1979 who was the CEO of time warner. Time Warner is a popular telecommunication network in the USA. The second marriage of Amanda Burden also does not work for a long time, and they got divorced in 1981.

She does not have much time for her personal life as she was busy with her welfare work. She is a big name for the field of social aid, but she did not get time for her personal life while her life is not that good, she is excellent as a business person and consultant. While there is no mention of her net worth but she has been awarded with a lot of honors in her life. Amanda Burden biography can describe only small portion of her work in the field of social aid while there are many works has done by her and she is still doing a superb work of social welfare.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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