- Name: Ashley Judd
- Age: 49 years old
- Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $22 Million
- Status: Alive
Ashley Judd is an American actress and political activist. She’s known for films like Kiss the Girls (1997), Double Jeopardy (1999) and Divergent (2014). Her television credits ‘Sisters’ and ‘Missing’. Judd was born Ashley Tyler Ciminella on April 19, 1968 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Naomi Judd, is a country singer and her father, Michael Charles Ciminella, a marketing consultant. They divorced in 1972. She has an older sister named Wynonna. Judd attended Franklin High School in Tennessee. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in French from the University of Kentucky in 2007. She earned a MPA degree from John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2010.
Judd moved to Los Angeles in 1990 to pursue acting. She studied at the prestigious Playhouse West school. Her small screen debut came in 1991 in two episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She had a recurring role as “Reed Halsey” on NBC drama series Sisters (1991-94). Judd landed her breakout role as “Ruby Lee Gissing” in the independent film Ruby in Paradise (1993). She followed up with a supporting role in Heat (1995) starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Val Kilmer. Other early films include Smoke (1995) with Harvey Keitel, and A Time to Kill (1996) with Matthew McConaughey and Samuel L. Jackson. She starred as “Norma Jean” on the HBO television film Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996).
Judd starred as “Dr. Kate McTiernan” opposite Morgan Freeman in the thriller Kiss the Girls (1997). The Gary Fleder directed film made $60 million at the box office. Her next big role was that of Elizabeth “Libby” Parsons in the crime-thriller Double Jeopardy (1999). The film was directed by Bruce Beresford and also stars Tommy Lee Jones. Judd’s other films include Someone Like You (2001), Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002), Bug (2006), Dolphin Tale (2011) and Insurgent (2015). She made her Broadway debut in the 2003 revival of Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. She starred as “Becca Winstone” on the short-lived series Missing (2012). That role earned her a Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding lead in a miniseries. Her television credits include Twin Peaks, and Berlin Station.
In addition to acting, Judd is a political activist and humanitarian. She served as a Global Ambassador for the organizations YouthAIDS, UNFPA, Population Services International, and Polaris Project. She joined the Leadership Council of the International Center for Research on Women in 2011. She’s also known for her work with Women for Women International, Equality Now, Apne Aap Worldwide, and Demand Abolition. Judd’s memoir ‘All That is Bitter & Sweet’ was published in April 2011. It was a New York Times bestseller.PERSONAL
Ashley Judd is about 5ft 6in tall and she’s of Italian and English descent. She also has distant Scottish, Irish, German and Welsh ancestry. Her net worth is estimated at $22 million. She currently resides in Tennessee. Judd was married to Scottish race car driver ‘Dario Franchitti’ from 2001 to 2013. She’s also dated pop singer Michael Bolton and actor Matthew McConaughey. She has no children.
Ashley Judd Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Ashley Tyler Ciminella
- Birthday: April 19, 1968
- How Old : Age: 49 years old
- Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Actress, Activist
- Years Active: 1991-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $22 Million
- Marriage(s): Dario Franchitti
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: ashleyjudd.com