Ashley Benson is one of the most loved actresses in the contemporary American film and television industry. A child prodigy, she was only four when she made her talent known to the world. A dance enthusiast and passionate singer, she started appearing in musicals and modeled for several dance catalogues when she was a young girl. By the age of eight, she had signed a contract with ‘Ford Modeling Agency’ for a professional modeling career, an alliance she holds till date.
It was in 2002 that Benson made her television debut, playing a guest role in ‘Nikki.’ She received her breakthrough role in the NBC soap opera ‘Days of Our Lives,’ wherein she portrayed ‘Abigail Deveraux.’ Following this, she featured as ‘Mia Torcoletti’ in the supernatural television series ‘Eastwick’ and as ‘Brit’ in the 2012 crime thriller film ‘Spring Breakers.’ Though she had played a number of roles, it was her role as ‘Hanna Marin’ in ‘Pretty Little Liars’ that catapulted her to stardom. Benson’s performance in the series received both popular and critical recognition and even won her several awards, including the ‘Teen Choice Awards’ and ‘Young Hollywood Award.’
|Age||33 years old (in 2023)|
|Date of Birth||December 18, 1989|
|Full Name||Ashley Victoria Benson|
|Birthplace||Anaheim Hills, California, United States|
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Ashley Benson Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse
Benson has dated –
- Devon Werkheiser – It was rumored that she had a fling with actor, voice actor, singer-songwriter, and musician Devon Werkheiser in the past.
- Justin Thorne (2008-2009) – American singer Justin Thorne or Jj dated together from 2008 until 2009.
- Ryan Good (2011-2013; 2013-2014; 2016-Present) – He is an American personality who started dating Benson in January 2011 and continued his relationship with her until February 2013. They reconciled in November 2013 but again broke up in December 2014. Finally, in April 2016, the couple again started dating. They are together now.
- Keegan Allen (2012) – In 2012, it was rumored that she had a fling with Keegan Allen, an actor, photographer, author, and musician.
- Taylor Lautner (2012) – It was rumored that she had an encounter with actor and model Taylor Lautner in the year 2012.
- Chord Overstreet (2012) – She was rumored to have hooked up with actor and musician Chord Overstreet in 2012.
- James Franco (2012-2013) – They both met on the sets of “Spring Breakers” and were said to be dating each other from October 2012 to 2013.
- Tyler Blackburn (2013) – Both of these had appeared together in 2010 in “Pretty Little Liars.” They started dating in March 2013 after they met on the set of “Pretty Little Liars.” They were also a romantic couple on the TV show. After dating for about 6 months, they finally separated in October 2013.
- Nat Wolff (2015) – In October 2015, they were RUMORed to be dating each other. At that time, she was found with him having coffee and walking hand-in-hand.
- Cara Delevingne (2018-2020) – In May 2018, English model and actress, Cara Delevingne and Ashley were seen together for the first time when they were departing from the Lauryn Hill concert. After that, they were seen together multiple times and also celebrated Cara’s birthday together. In August 2018, they sort of confirmed the relationship after they kissed in public at Heathrow Airport in London. In August 2019, they were rumored to have got married in Las Vegas. But, it all turned to be false later on. In April 2020, the couple had called it quits.
- G-Eazy (2020-2021, 2021-2022) – She started dating rapper G-Eazy in 2020. They reportedly broke up in 2021. They reconciled later in the year as they were seen together going on a dinner together in Los Angeles in April 2021. Later in January 2022, they were seen going on a hiking trip at Griffith Park in Los Angeles. The couple broke up after some time.
- Brandon Davis (2023-Present) – Ashley was first rumored to be dating Brandon Davis in January 2023 after they were seen together during a basketball game. The couple was again spotted together on a double date with Emma Roberts and Cody John in February 2023.
Ashley Benson Career
- By 1999, Ashley Benson was pretty sure of what she wanted to do in life. She started pursuing acting and began appearing in a number of commercials, films, and television projects in minor/guest roles.
- After playing guest roles in television series like ‘Nikki,’ ‘The West Wing,’ and ‘The District,’ she wrapped up 2002 by appearing as a schoolgirl in a Lil’ Romeo music video.
- In 2004, she signed a three-year contract to play a role in the NBC daytime soap opera ‘Days of Our Lives.’ She played ‘Abigail “Abby” Deveraux,’ the oldest child of ‘Jack Deveraux’ and ‘Jennifer Horton,’ and was commended for her acting skills. The same year, Benson made her big screen debut in the film ‘13 Going On 30’ where she played a supporting role.
- In March 2005, Ashley Benson made a brief appearance in an episode titled ‘Quinn’s Date’ in the comedy drama TV series ‘Zoey 101.’ She also appeared in several music videos, namely NLT’s ‘That Girl,’ One Call’s ‘Black Light,’ and Hot Chelle Rae’s ‘Honestly.’ In 2007, she appeared in the fourth installment of the ‘Bring It On’ franchise titled ‘Carson in Bring It On: In It to Win It.
- In 2008, she played a witch disguised as a cheerleader in an episode of the CW series ‘Supernatural.’ She also appeared in ‘CSI: Miami’ and ‘Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal.’ As for films, she starred as ‘Alice’ in ‘Bart Got a Room.’
- In 2009, she starred in the ABC television series ‘Eastwick.’ In the series, she played the character of ‘Mia,’ the teen-aged daughter of ‘Roxie Torcoletti.’ Though the series was canceled due to low ratings, it has gained a cult following ever since.
- Ashley Benson ended the year 2009 on a happy note as she signed a contract to star as ‘Hanna Marin’ in the Freeform mystery-thriller teen-drama series ‘Pretty Little Liars,’ based on a novel series by Sara Shepard.
- In the series, Benson played the role of ‘Marin’ who replaces ‘Alison,’ played by Sasha Pieterse, as the most popular girl at ‘Rosewood High’ in the latter’s absence. The series premiered to 2.47 million viewers and Benson’s performance was praised by the critics. She was part of the series from 2010 to 2017.
- Following the stupendous success of ‘Pretty Little Liars,’ Ashley Benson starred in the television film ‘Christmas Cupid’ in 2010, alongside Christina Milian and Chad Michael Murray.
- The actress returned to the big screen in 2012 with the film ‘Spring Breakers.’ The film revolved around four college students who get arrested and subsequently bailed out by a drug and arms dealer, who then makes them do some dirty work on spring break. The same year, she also appeared in an episode of the popular reality television series ‘Punk’d.’
- In January 2013, she was cast in an episode of the CBS sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother.’ She then went on to make guest appearances in several television series, including ‘Ravenswood’ and ‘Barely Famous.’ She also voiced the character of ‘Dakota’ in ‘Family Guy.’
- In 2015, she was seen in ‘Ratter’ where she played the role of ‘Emma Taylor’ who is stalked through her technological devices. The same year, she was also seen in ‘Pixels’ wherein she played the character of ‘Lady Lisa,’ a fictional game character brought to life.
- In 2016, Benson was seen in the film ‘Elvis & Nixon’ where she played ‘Margaret.’ The same year, she was also seen in the film ‘Chronically Metropolitan’ where she played the lead role of ‘Jessie.’ The film also starred actors like Shiloh Fernandez, Addison Timlin, Mary-Louise Parker, and Chris Noth.
- She starred in the drama film ‘Her Smell’ in 2018 alongside Elisabeth Moss, Cara Delevingne, and Dan Stevens. In 2019 and 2020, she appeared in music videos, such as ‘Can’t Wait’ and ‘Imagine (Quarantine Edition)’ respectively.
Ashley Benson Awards & Achievements
- In 2011, Ashley Benson won the ‘Young Hollywood Award’ under the ‘Cast to Watch’ category (with Troian Bellisario, Lucy Hale, and Shay Mitchell) for ‘Pretty Little Liars.’ She also won the ‘Youth Rock Award’ under the ‘Rockin’ TV Actress’ category for ‘Pretty Little Liars.’
- In 2014 and 2015, she won the ‘Teen Choice Awards’ under the ‘Choice Summer TV Star: Female’ category for ‘Pretty Little Liars.’
- In 2016, Benson was presented with two ‘Teen Choice Awards’ for ‘Choice TV Actress: Drama’ and ‘Choice TV: Chemistry’ for ‘Pretty Little Liars.’ She shared the ‘Choice TV: Chemistry’ award with Tyler Blackburn.
Ashley Benson Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Body Measurements||32-28-36 inches|
|Height||5 Feet 3 Inches (1.60 m)|
|Weight||55 kg (121 lbs)|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Dress Size||6 (US)|
Ashley Benson Net Worth
Ashley Benson is an American actress and model who has a net worth of $6 million dollars.
Ashley Benson Favorites
Hobbies: Dancing (Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop), Singing, Partying, Travelling
Favorite TV shows: Broad City
Favorite Destination: Cabo San Lucas
Favorite Color: Black
Ashley Benson Facts
- Benson started dancing at the age of 4 and that too competitively.
- She has performed dancing in jazz, ballet, hip-hop, and lyrical.
- She has a flair for singing and has appeared in choir groups and musicals.
- In 1999, she started her acting career.
- She used to take $6000 for a single episode for the TV series Days of Our Lives. She had a 3-year contract with them.
- She has a crush on Johnny Depp.
- She is good friends with Selena Gomez, Keegan Allen, Ian Harding, Vanessa Hudgens, Chord Overstreet, Cassie Scerbo, Dianna Agron, Francia Raisa, Emma Roberts, and Taylor Lautner.
- Ashley has appeared in various TV shows as a guest like “How I Met Your Mother” (2013), Punk’d (2012), Supernatural (2008), CSI: Miami (2008), etc.
- In January 2013, she became the face of Faviana (Evening wear designer).
- When she was 8, she was approached by the Ford Modeling Agency.
- In November 2020, she guest appeared in the web series by Sarah Hyland named Lady Parts. They talked about getting their first periods.
- She has also appeared in music videos for songs like We Don’t Have to Look Back Now by Puddle of Mudd, Honestly by Hot Chelle Rae, and Black Light by One Call.
Ashley Benson Movies
|2004||13 Going on 30||Six Chick|
|2007||Bring It On: In It to Win It||Carson||Direct-to-video|
|2008||Bart Got a Room||Alice|
|2015||Ratter||Emma Taylor||Also camera operator|
|2016||Elvis & Nixon||Margaret|
|2018||Her Smell||Roxie Rotten|
|2018||Ask Me If I Care||Alice||Short film|
|2021||The Birthday Cake||Tracey|
|2022||Private Property||Kathryn Carlyle|
|2022||The Loneliest Boy in the World||Margot|
|2022||Angry Neighbors||Amberson girl|
|2023||Alone at Night||Vicky||Also producer|
|TBA||Good Side of a Bad Man||Ruby|
Ashley Benson FAQ,s
What dress size is Ashley Benson?
Absurdly, the 26-year-old is a US dress size 2 which is equivalent to a UK size 6. The actress said upon being rejected for the role for that reason she “cried for 30 minutes”. “I was just told I was too fat for a part,” she told Ocean Drive. “I’m a size 2!
Who is Ashley Benson husband?
From 2018 to 2020, Benson was in a high-profile relationship with English model Cara Delevingne. She dated rapper G-Eazy from 2020 to 2021. Benson has been in a relationship with Brandon Davis (grandson of late billionaire Marvin Davis) since February 2023.  She currently resides in Los Angeles.
How big is a 3X dress?
|BUST||37.5″ / 95 cm||51 – 55″ / 135 – 140 cm|
|WAIST||32″ / 79 cm||46 – 48″ / 116 – 122 cm|
|HIPS||39″ / 99 cm||54 – 57″ / 137 – 144 cm|
Who is Ashley Benson best friend?
In a Seventeen magazine interview, Ashley Benson told them that Shay Mitchell is her best friend and she helps her with her love life. Ashley and Shay also post many photos on Twitter and Instagram of them together. They have always had a close relationship. They are frequently seen together outside of the show.
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