Jailed Teen Mom Makes How Much Money?! Amber Portwood brings in $280K, shockingly By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Dec 30, 2010 9:12 AM CST 9 comments Comments This Dec. 27, 2010 photo released by the Madison County Sheriffs Department shows Amber Portwood. (AP Photo/Madison County Sheriffs Department) (Newser) – Welcome to the 21st century: Amber Portwood, the 20-year-old who got pregnant at 16, landed a reality show with her baby, and was recently jailed for allegedly beating her babydaddy, makes a lot more money than most of us will ever see. A judge ordered Portwood to reveal her annual MTV salary in court, and it’s a whopping $280,000, Hollywood Life reports. Portwood has been released on bail. Click to see the huge tattoo of her daughter that she reportedly regrets.