She is named after her presumed-deceased cousin (now known as Danielle Jones), the daughter of Roxy's sister, Ronnie. Her mother initially decided to raise Amy with her friend Christian Clarke, after Sean missed Amy's birth but changed her mind when she and Sean reconciled. Jack asked Roxy for a paternity test, aware Amy may be his daughter. It transpired that this was so on Christmas Day 2008, which led to Sean abducting Amy,although she was returned to Roxy, by Sean's sister Stacey, on New Year's Day.
In November 2011, Ben and Jay Mitchell are instructed by Roxy to look after Amy while she went out with Kim Fox and Christian Clarke. When Amy tries to teoth Jack and Roxy. After the interviews, Bev reveals that Jack is going to have custody of Amy, leaving Roxy distraught. Roxy has tried to see Amy but Jack and prevented her. When Amy falls over in the park, Roxy is furious at Jack for getting distracted. At the court hearing, it is revealed that Roxy has won back custody of Amy and Jack will have to hand her over.
On New Year's Day, Amy went away to Ibiza with her mum and Ronnie. Amy returned (now Abbie-Louise Knowles) weeks later with Roxy. Amy lived with Roxy until Roxy was raped by Dean. Roxy felt like she needed a break so handed her over to Jack . Jack and Amy went to live in France for a while. They than came back to live with Ronnie and Matthew . Later on Ricky joined them .
Ronnie nearly adopts Amy but the arrangements were never made . Amy was going to move too Essex with her mother, father, Aunty, cousin and half - brother. However, Roxy and Ronnie die so Jack decides to keep her and her brothers in Walford . After Matthew leaves too live in Ireland with his bilogbiological Dad Amy's behaviour changes. She starts becoming disruptive at school and does not want Jack to be her dad anymore. Amy cheers up a bit and makes Jack a Fathers day card. When a Nanny comes to visit Amy and her half-brother spray her with a water gun. Later her half-brother gets gum in her hair. The Nanny gets it out with peanut butter .