Ashley Judd is a well-known American actress who is also a political activist and is the daughter of singer Naomi Judd. She began her career in 1991. She appeared as Reed Halsey in the television series ‘Sisters.’ Following that, Judd has starred in a number of films and has won many awards. She has also been active in various humanitarian works and political causes. Let’s find out more about how much is Ashley Judd’s net worth in 2018.
Ashley Judd was born as Ashley Tyler Ciminella in Los Angeles, California on April 19, 1968, to her parents Michael Charles Ciminella and Naomi Judd. She is the sister of Wynonna Judd.
She has been to 13 different schools including Franklin High School. Following that, she majored in French from the University of Kentucky. She then went to study acting in Hollywood’s Playhouse West.
In 2001, Ashley Judd got married to Dario Franchitti, Scottish racing driver. The couple has no children together, and they divorced in 2013. In 2016, she enrolled at the UC Berkeley for studying Ph.D. at the Goldman School of Public Policy.
She has supported numerous foundations and charities including ‘Five & Alive,’ ‘Jeans for Genes,’ ‘Children’s Medical Research Institute,’ ‘Defenders of Wildlife,’ ‘YouthAIDS,’ and ‘Women for Women International.’
In 1991, Ashley Judd appeared in an episode of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation.’ In the same year, she appeared in a recurring cast in the television series ‘Sisters.’ In 1996, she was seen in the made-for-TV film ‘Norma Jean & Marilyn.’
She again appeared on television in 2012 in ‘Missing.’ In 2017, she was seen on the television shows ‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘Berlin Station.’ Judd has also guest appeared in ‘Space Ghost Coast to Coast.’ In 2013, she directed a segment of ‘Call Me Crazy: A Five Film.’
Ashley Judd made her film debut by appearing in the 1992 movie ‘Kuffs.’ She was then seen in the film ‘Ruby in Paradise.’ In the 1990s, she starred in the films ‘Love Can Build a Bridge’, ‘Heat’, ‘Smoke’, ‘A Time to Kill’, ‘Normal Life’, ‘Kiss the Girls’, ‘The Locusts’, ‘Double Jeopardy’, and ‘Eye of the Beholder’.
In the 2000s and 2010s, Judd was seen in the movies ‘Someone Like You’, ‘Frida’, ‘High Crimes’, ‘Twisted’, ‘Come Early Morning’, ‘Bug’, ‘Crossing Over’, ‘Tooth Fairy’, ‘Divergent’, ‘Dolphin Tale 2’, ‘Love is a Verb’, ‘The Divergent Series’, and ‘Good Kids’.
Awards & Achievements
In 1993, Ashley Judd won the Independent Spirit Award for her role in ‘Ruby in Paradise.’ She has also won the 1993 Chicago Film Critics Association Award. She has received two Golden Globe Award nominations and two nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award. In 2000, she won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for ‘Double Jeopardy.’ She has received nominations for Saturn Award, Satellite Award, and MTV Movie Award.
Net Worth of Ashley Judd
Ashley Judd has an estimated net worth of more than $22 million. The actress inherited this fortune by appearing in a number of films in her career. She has also successfully appeared on many television shows. She has starred in many commercially successful films and has appeared alongside big names. She earned $4 million for the film ‘Someone Like You.’ She has also received another $1 million for ‘Eye of the Beholder.’ Additionally, her Leiper’s Fork house is worth $1 million.
Ashley Judd is considered one of the most popular actresses in the world. She has been involved in many political campaigns. In 2008, she supported in the presidential campaign of Barack Obama. YouthAIDS appointed Ashley Judd as its global ambassador. In the 2012 elections, she again supported the Democrats.