Ashley Judd Age, Net Worth, Relationships, Wiki, Bio, Height
Ashley Judd is an American actress and political activist who has had a successful career spanning over three decades in the entertainment industry. She is best known for her powerful performances in films like ‘Kiss the Girls’, ‘Double Jeopardy’, ‘Frida’ and ‘Divergent’ series. She has also been actively involved in humanitarian work and political activism.
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Ashley Tyler Ciminella Judd
Also Known As
Ash, Sweet Pea
Date of Birth
April 19, 1968
55 Years (As of 2023)
Place of Birth
Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Ancestry & Heritage
Irish, English, Scottish, German, Welsh
5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm
63 kg or 138 lbs
35-26-36 inches or 89-66-91 cm
Family & Relationships
Michael Ciminella (father), Naomi Judd (mother)
Wynonna Judd (half-sister)
Matthew McConaughey, Brady Greer, Josh Charles
Dario Franchitti (ex-husband)
Education & Early Life
Studied at Franklin High School, Tennessee and Beloit College, Wisconsin
Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in French from the University of Kentucky in 1990
Ashley and her sister Wynonna spent much of their childhood moving around different places with their mother. Their financial situation was unstable during Ashley’s early years.
Ashley’s mother Naomi Judd was the biggest influence and inspiration during her formative years.
Made her acting debut in 1991 with the drama series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’
‘Double Jeopardy’ (1999), ‘Frida’ (2002), ‘Divergent’ series (2014-16)
Awards & Nominations
Two Golden Globe nominations for ‘Norma Jean & Marilyn’ and ‘Missing’. Emmy nomination for ‘Twin Peaks’.
Notable films include ‘Heat’, ‘A Time to Kill’, ‘Kiss the Girls’, ‘Double Jeopardy’, ‘Where the Heart Is’, ‘High Crimes’
Voiced Norma Jean in ‘Norma Jean & Marilyn’. Narrated audiobook ‘Glennkill’.
Appeared in husband Dario Franchitti’s music video ‘I Will Love You’
Worked with David Strathairn in ‘Dolores’ and ‘Call Me Crazy: A Five Film’
Subject of EPIX documentary series ‘Ashley Judd: All That Glitters’
Net Worth & Assets
Homes in Tennessee and Scotland
Partial owner of a hair salon franchise called TFOB
Trivia & Miscellaneous
Hobbies & Interests
Yoga, hiking, reading, playing with her pets
Harassment by Harvey Weinstein. Stalked by obsessed fan.
Philanthropy & Activism
Works on gender equality, reproductive rights and humanitarian efforts in India. Goodwill Ambassador for UNFPA.
Seen as an influential feminist and activist.
Struggled with depression. Faced sexual harassment early in her career.
’60 Minutes’ in 2021. ‘Women’s Hour’ in 2020.
Publications & Books
‘All That is Bitter and Sweet’ autobiography
Faced sexual assault at an audition early in her career. Survived a rainforest accident during an expedition.
“Let us find language that affirms rather than denies our gifts.”
Social Media & Online Presence
Legacy & Influence
Referenced in songs by artistes like Brad Paisley and Ben Folds
Achievements Outside Acting
Humanitarian work. Political activism in gender rights.
Inspires young actresses to stand up against harassment
Broke barriers for female-centric thrillers. Spearheaded #MeToo in Hollywood before it began. Powerful feminist voice in the entertainment industry.