Ashley Benson is an American actress, singer, and model best known for her role as Hanna Marin in the ABC series “Pretty Little Liars” from 2010 to 2017.
Early Life of Ashley Benson
Ashley Victoria Benson was born on December 18, 1989, in Anaheim Hills to Jeff and Shannon Benson. Her father is English German and Irish (from her mother). She was born two months early and weighed only 2.8 pounds, putting her in ICU for a month and recommending heart surgery. Her heart surgery was canceled after her heart closed and she was discharged weighing 4.5 pounds.
Her older sister is actress Shaylene Benson. She began singing and dancing from a young age. She was in the neighborhood chorus and sang her first solo at the age of four. She began modeling at the age of eight. Her junior and senior high schools are unknown.
Net Worth of Ashley Benson
Ashley Benson’s net worth is assessed at $6 million by celebritynetworth.com. She made $6000 each episode on Days of our Lives and $42,000 on Pretty Little Liars. Ashley owns two homes, one in Hollywood Hills valued at $2.2 million and the other in Beverly Hills at $4.1 million.
Relationship of Ashley Benson
Ashley Benson dated Cara Delevingne for two years until 2020. She has dated Justin Throne, Chord Overstreet, and Ryan Good in the past, and is Shay Mitchell’s best friend from “Pretty Little Liars“. She adores Angelina Jolie and has a thing for “Hanson” and Jonathan Taylor Thomas.
She loves Converse and Harry Potter. Ashley calls Justin her little brother. She admits to practicing her OSCAR speech since she was 10 years old.
The career of Ashley Benson
With Ford Models, Ashley Benson began her modeling career at the age of eight. She then starred in several newspaper advertisements. She became enamored with acting at the age of eleven and shifted her career towards it. Her first TV appearance was in a Domino’s Pizza advertisement, followed by 35 others.
She also had minor roles in plays at the time.
Ashley Benson played Abigail Deveraux on “Days of Our Lives.” From 2004 until 2007, she appeared in the show. Her big-screen debut was in the 2004 romantic comedy “13 Going on 20” as Six Chick. In 2007, she played Carson in “Bring it On In it to Win It”. She overcomes her fear of heights and quits “Days of our Lives” for this job. She had also trained for the film.
Benson starred as Brooke Tippit, the head cheerleader, in the 2008 Lifetime movie “Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal”. Acting coach Tatum O’Neal taught her how to act in the 2008 film “Bart Got a Room”.
Ashley then appeared in a “Supernatural” episode as a cheerleader turned witch. She has also appeared in the TV series “Eastwick”, based on John Updike’s novel “The Witches of Eastwick“. She played Mia Torcoletti till the end of the one-season series. In 2008, she played Amy Beck on CSI: Miami.
“Pretty Little Liars” (2009), an ABC teen mystery thriller, made her a household name. Critics complimented her performance, and the series premiered to 2.47 million viewers. She appeared in “Christmas Cupid” and “Spring Breakers” while filming the series.
Ashley Benson starred as Barney’s half-sister Carly Whittaker on the hit CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” in 2013. She has also acted in “Ratter” and “Pixels” as Lady Lisa. She starred in the 2016 biopic “Elvis & Nixon”.