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Amber Atherton
Born (1991-02-09) 9 February 1991 (age 32)

Amber Atherton (born 9 February 1991, in Hong Kong) is a british entrepreneur, currently she is the Head of Strategic Communities at Discord. Atherton joined Discord through the acqui-hire of her community software startup Zyper in January 2021. She is known for co-creating and appearing in the reality television series Made in Chelsea. She also founded the e-commerce company My Flash Trash and visual recognition app Rubric.


Atherton began modelling as a teenager, appearing in Love magazine, i-D magazine and Tatler. She coded as a child and set up various businesses before founding cult e-commerce company My Flash Trash when she was 17. She sold My Flash Trash in 2016 for an estimated £2 million.

Atherton gained celebrity as a creator of the popular UK reality television show Made in Chelsea. She has since focused on enterprise, appearing as a Business Buddy on the BBC's Young Dragon's Den show, Pocket Money Pitch and judging the UK's national enterprise challenge. Atherton was listed as the "5th-Most Powerful Person in Digital Fashion" by British Vogue in 2011.

Atherton was featured in Forbes 30 under 30, Europe: Retail & E-Commerce in 2016.

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