Ashley Victoria Benson began her career in the glamour industry as a child model working for Ford Models and had to face her own share of struggles before making it big as a well-known actress in Hollywood. She is most widely recognised for her role in “Pretty Little Liars”, the teen mystery-drama series. For most people childhood is the most innocent and playful stage, but for Ashley Benson it was all about making her dreams come true. She was indeed born to be on T.V. Here’s a quick summary of Ashley Benson’s Net Worth in 2018.
Ashley Benson’s Early Life
Born on December 18, 1989, Ashley Benson has Irish, English and German ancestry. She lived with her parents, Shannon Harte and Jeff Benson along with her elder sister Shaylene Benson in Anaheim Hills, California.
Looking at Ashley Benson’s career graph, one thing is absolutely clear that she has always been a survivor. Be it overcoming her career lows or proving a heart ailment diagnosis wrong right after she was born, Ashley has done it all!
When it comes to performing arts, like dancing, singing and acting, Ashley Benson is innately talented. At the petite age of 2, she started dancing and over the years has mastered the art of such dance forms as hip-hop, ballet, jazz, lyrical and tap. She got into singing at the age of 5 and has kept her passion alive along with her acting career. Things took an upturn in Ashley’s life right after she signed up with the Ford Modelling Agency at the mere age of 8. The barrage of commercials and theatrical roles that came her way changed her life forever!
Ashley Benson’s Career, Awards & Achievement
Ashley Benson, even at the age of 8, was a small packet full of disarming talents and was fiercely passionate. Right from the beginning, she was clear about what she wanted to do. She worked hard and made the most of all the opportunities that she encountered along her way.
Ashley Benson acted in the daytime soap “Days of Our Lives” for three consecutive years before leaving it to pursue bigger and better avenues. In 2008, she was cast as the main cheerleader in the movie “Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal”. The movie was based on a real incident, which happened in McKinney North High School in Texas. Ashley formed a close bond with her on-screen mother Tatum O’Neal during the filming and learned a great deal of acting from her. Soon after that, she landed a role in the comedy film “Bart Got a Room”. The film was appreciated at quite a lot of film festivals although, not much in the theatres. For Ashley however, it was anyway exciting because she got to work with William H. Macy.
Ashley Benson has also starred in cult series, like “Eastwick” and has appeared in an episode of “Supernatural”.
The most acclaimed role of Ashley Benson till date has been in “Pretty Little Liars” for which she has garnered a number of nominations and awards. Also, the series gained 2.47 million viewers in a rather short span, which further elated the actress.
Ashley Benson has been a part of several movies since 2010, like “Christmas Cupid” and “Spring Breakers”. She has also appeared in a few music videos here and there. In 2015, she was seen in the horror flick “Ratter”.
She was last seen in the 2017 release “Chronically Metropolitan” in the role of ‘Jessie’.
Awards and Achievements
Ashley Benson’s stint in “Pretty Little Liars” and in various others films and series have brought her various awards. Here’s a list of some of the awards that she has been conferred with:
• Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress – Drama/Action Adventure 2016 • Pretty Little Liars
• Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Chemistry 2016 • Pretty Little Liars
• Young Hollywood Award for Cast To Watch 2011 • Pretty Little Liars
• Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer TV Star: Female 2015, 2014 • Pretty Little Liars
Net Worth of Ashley Benson
Ashley Benson has an estimated net worth of $8.5 million. Her fortune escalated when she was cast in “Pretty Little Liars”. This American beauty has made it big by pursuing her passion veraciously.
There is no doubt that being cast into the limelight at a very young age left little space for a “normal” childhood experience for Ashley Benson. However, this was something she loved and therefore, made the most out of. Her 10-year-old self must be very proud of the decisions she made over the course of her career. We wish her all the very best for her future endeavors.