Amalia was born and raised in Salt Lake City, UT. She attended the University of Utah for her undergraduate degree where she received a Bachelor of Science. Opting for a warmer climate, she moved to Phoenix, AZ in 2013 and attended A.T. Still University in Gilbert, AZ where she received a Master of Science in Physician Assistant studies. Shortly after graduating in 2017, she accepted a position in general surgery and later transitioned to plastic/reconstructive surgery.