She’s got it all! Ava Sambora, the 20-year-old daughter of exes Heather Locklear and Richie Sambora, is drop-dead gorgeous. While the young blonde has gained an impressive social following (144,000 Instagram followers and counting!) thanks to her frequent — and sexy — swimsuit snaps, she’s just as smart as she is stunning. Here, Life & Style rounded up everything you need to know about Miss Ava.
Where does Ava Sambora go to college?
Ava — whose famous parents split in 2007 after Richie, 58, cheated on Heather, 56, with the Melrose Place alum's one-time BFF Denise Richards — goes to school at Loyola Marymount University in Malibu, CA. During a 2015 interview with People magazine, Ava’s rocker dad bragged that his daughter was quite the brainiac, and revealed that she maintained a 4.2 GPA in high school and had 11 scholarship offers before she eventually chose a school close to home.
Who is Ava Sambora dating?
Ava is currently dating Malibu resident Westy Perkins. The adorable duo frequently flaunt their affection for one another via social media. Back in July, the Hollywood scion shared a sweet snap of her beau planting a smooch on her cheek as the pair celebrated Independence Day. “Fourth of July Polaroids,” she captioned the post.
Who does Ava Sambora play in This Is 40?
Ava at the 2012 premiere of This Is 40.
Ava has said her mother’s career in film and television always inspired her to try her hand at acting. She made her feature film debut in 2012’s This Is 40. According to her IMDB page, a then-teenage Ava played “Sadie’s best friend” in the movie. "Ever since I was five or six, I've wanted to be an actress," she told Teen Vogue in 2013. "I loved attention and would always try to be onstage and in front of people. It was easy to figure out what I wanted to be."
Is Ava Sambora a model?
Yes, Ava has launched a successful career as a model. Just last year, she served as the face of fashion brand WTFHYD. For the beach-themed campaign — shot by Jessica and Ashlee Simpson’s dad, talent manager-turned-photographer Joe Simpson — she wore an array of skin-baring swimsuits.
Is Ava Sambora ever not wearing a bikini?
There's no doubt that Ava has a wardrobe full of designer duds, but she is often seen wearing her favorite ensemble: a tiny two-piece. She frequently puts her fit frame on display in itty-bitty bikinis on social media. Most recently, on Friday, Dec. 8, she posted a pic of herself in a minty-green variant. And with a body like that, who could blame her for wanting to show it off?
Ava Sambora, you are #goals in every sense of the hashtag.