Farrah Abraham shot up quickly to stardom for being a cast member on the show 16 and Pregnant and the show Teen Mom. She had a daughter named Sophia Laurent Abraham at the age of 16. The show Teen Mom aired from December 8, 2009 until its ending on August 28, 2012. The show followed the lives of four girls who were from the first season of 16 and Pregnant. The show navigated through their first experiences of motherhood. The series showed the four girls’ personal lives and their battles through family, friends, and of course relationships with guys. The show focused on the difficulties these teenage mothers experienced while trying to raise their children when they were children themselves. Teen Mom aired for four seasons and their pilot episode was MTVs highest rated episode with a total of over 2.1 million viewers.
The father of her child Derek Underwood was killed in a car crash two months before his daughter’s birth on December 28, 2008. Farrah’s mother Debra Danielson was charged with assault in January 2010 for hitting her. Due to the fight Farrah moved out of her mother’s home with her daughter. Farrah was shown on the show on therapy discussing about her difficult relationship with her family and the coping with the loss of Derek Underwood. Farrah had to prove that Sophia was indeed Derek’s child through a paternity test to his family. Unfortunately after this paternity test showed her child was Derek’s, his parents filed a lawsuit for grandparents’ visitation rights even though they never previously had any contact with Sophia.
Farrah published her autobiography titled “My Teenage Dreams Ended” on August 2012. Her book covered the ups and downs of her life as a teenager with a child. It talked about the loss of daughter’s father and the stresses of being in the limelight because of the reality show. Farrah has gotten back into modeling, acting and pursuing her aspirations into the restaurant business. Her three year old daughter has also gotten into modeling just like her mother. Farrah completed her dual degree in culinary management and arts.