Farrah Abraham was born on May 31, 1991 in Omaha, Nebraska; she was raised in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Her father is of Syrian and Italian descent, and her mother is of Danish and Sicilian ancestry.
Abraham began dating her boyfriend Derek Underwood in 2006 and became pregnant by him in 2008. Underwood died in a car accident on December 28, 2008, eight months into her pregnancy. Abraham was denied an abortion by her mother, who noted that it was against her personal beliefs. She discontinued cheerleading and continued her coursework at a community college after rumors of her pregnancy became widespread. She gave birth to their daughter in 2009.
Abraham appeared on the second episode of the first season of 16 and Pregnant, a reality television series broadcast by MTV, on June 18, 2009; it documented her pregnancy and her first months of motherhood. Later that year she was cast in the spin-off series Teen Mom; it followed Abraham, in addition to Maci Bookout, Catelynn Lowell and Amber Portwood, who also appeared on episodes of 16 and Pregnant, during their first years of motherhood. The series premiere was broadcast on December 8, 2009. In 2011 she began attending the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida, where she got an associate degree in culinary arts and management. She later launched the "Mom & Me" pasta sauce line.
On August 1, 2012, Abraham ventured into the music industry with the release of her debut studio album My Teenage Dream Ended. It received mixed reviews from contemporary music critics. Abraham released a memoir by the same title on August 14. After airing four seasons, the series finale of Teen Mom aired on August 29, 2012.
In January 2014, Abraham was cast for the fourth season of Couples Therapy. However, Brian Dawe claimed that he was hired by Abraham to appear as her on-screen boyfriend and ultimately did not appear on the program alongside her. Abraham consequently became the only cast member in the series' history to continue therapy without a partner, and was refocused on repairing her relationship with her mother. With her previous allegations of rape placing a strain on her partnership with Vivid Entertainment, a press release announcing her second sex tape Farrah 2: Backdoor and More in February stated "it's no 'fake' 'leak'--it's the real, raw, ridiculous deal, and it suits Farrah's underhanded personality herself." Later that month, Abraham appeared in the TV special Being Farrah, which acted as a continuation of Teen Mom; Bookout, Lowell, and Portwood were respectively featured in the specials Being Maci, Being Catelynn, and Being Amber. Their successes prompted MTV to consider reviving the series without Abraham, who the other women were concerned was an inappropriate influence on their children.
In March, Abraham returned to the music industry with the release of the song "Blowin'" and the simultaneous premiere of its accompanying music video. She stated that she treats music as a "hobby, not my career move." In August of that year she signed a contract with Palazio's Gentleman's Club in Austin, Texas, for $544,000 to have a residency there until New Year's Eve.
On August 27, 2015, Abraham entered the Celebrity Big Brother house representing the United States. On September 18, she became the fifth housemate to be evicted. She was not in the top four highest voted housemates and her fellow housemate, Austin Armacost, chose to evict her. She had spent 23 days in the house.
On 22 September 2015 she appeared as a panelist on the Celebrity Big Brother's Bit on the Side after-show and got into a heated argument with fellow panelist, Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace. The show was taken off air 10 minutes early after a "clash" between panellists. Abraham and Janice Dickinson were given police cautions.My Teenage Dream Ended (2012)
My Teenage Dream Ended (2012)
Passy Perfume (2012)
Celebrity Sex Tape: In The Making (2014)
Celebrity Sex Tape: The Secret's Out (2014)
Celebrity Sex Tape: Love Through Limelight (2015)