Ashley Victoria Benson is commonly known as Ashley Benson. She is an actress and a model. Ashley is widely known for her work as Hanna Marine in Pretty Little Liars drama series, and her role in Days of Our Lives as Abigail Deveraux.
She also played the role of Brit in 2012’s criminal thriller Spring Breakers. Ashley also portrayed Mia in television show Eastwick.
Born on 18th December of 1989 in Anaheim, California, USA, Ashley Benson’s father is Jeff Benson and mother is Shannon (née Hart). She has an older sister named Shaylene.
Ashley was home-schooled, and after graduating from high school, she did not attend college.
She wanted to continue her profession as a model and actress.
Age of 5, Ashley started modeling in catalogs of dance. When she was 8, she was working for modeling agency ‘The Ford’.
In 2002, she featured in a music video Lil’ Romeo. She also made appearances in many other music videos like Honestly by Hot Chelle Rae, Black Light by One Call, etc.
As an actress
Ashley Benson started to work in numerous commercials by 1999. However, she moves on to films and television quickly. In 2004, Benson got signed up by of NBC with three years deal. She played the as Abigail “Abby” Deveraux in the soap opera. She started the role on 12th November of 2004. However, she quit the show in 2007, 2nd of May.
In 2008, Benson made an appearance in TV show Supernatural as a witch cheerleader. She was also cast in 2004’s 13 Going on 30. She also appeared on movie, ‘Bring It On‘. Benson also played the role of Carson in the movie in the year 2007.
In 2009, Ashley Benson was cast in TV show Eastwick as Mia. Her character in the series is the daughter to Roxie Torcoletti played by Rebecca Romijn. Unfortunately, the show did not live very long and ended after the 13th episode.
Pretty Little Liars and recent works
From December 2009, Ashley Benson started to play the role of Hanna Marin in drama show Pretty Little Liars. In the series, Benson is starring alongside Shay Mitchell as Emily Feilds, Troian Bellisario, as Spencer and Lucy Hale as Aria in the title characters.
Her portrayal of Marin is one of her best portrayals, and she has also won many awards for the same role which includes a Teen Choice Awards in 2014 and many nominations.
Ashley Benson was cast as Brit with James Franco, Selena Gomez, and Vanessa Hudgens in movie Spring Breakers in January of 2012. Initially, Emma Roberts was assigned to the role but Benson got the role after Emma dropped out. The film was released in March of 2013. In the same year, Benson was announced as the face of designer Faviana.
On 21st January of 2012, she alsoappeared on ‘ How I Met Your Mother.’ Benson played the role of title character Barney Stinson’s half-sister, Carly Whittaker. Her character also dates title character Ted Mosby in the sitcom series.
Ashley played Emma Taylor in 2015’s film Ratter. In the same year, Ashley Benson also made an appearance as Lady Lisa in movie Pixels.
In 2016, she also sketched character Margaret in film Elvis & Nixon. Benson also played the role of Jessie in 2016’s movie Chronically Metropolitan.
Awards and Nominations
In 2011, Ashley Benson won a Youth Rock Awards for her role as Hanna. For the same role, she also acquired a Teen Choice Awards in the years 2014 and 2015.
In 2016, Benson won two Teen Choice Awards for the same role.
Age, Height, Weight, Size and Body Measurement
Ashley Victoria Benson is currently 27-years-old. She stands 5 ft 3¾ in (162 cm) tall, and she also weighs 119 pounds (54kg). Also, her body structure is 36-25-34 inch, and she her breast size is 34B.
In 2013, actress Ashley Benson was dating Tyler Blackburn. Unfortunately, the duo lasted only for six months and broke up in October of 2013.
However, Benson started dating Nat Wolff from October of 2015. The duo is still in a relationship.
Actress Ashley Benson is followed by 15.4 million people on her Instagram Page and also 4.41 million people on her Twitter page (@). Frthermore, she has 4.58 million followers on her official Facebook page.
Benson’s net worth is $6 million.
In 2012, Benson was was gossiped to be dating Keegan Allen. However, the story has not been confirmed by both the parties.