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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 18 December 1989Long Beach, California, USA
Birth NameAshley Victoria Benson
Nicknames Ash
AshBenzo
Benzo
Height 5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ashley Victoria Benson was born on December 18, 1989 in Anaheim Hills, California, to Shannon (Harte) and Jeff Benson. She has Irish, English, and German ancestry. She has been dancing competitively since she was 2 with hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap and lyrical. She has been singing since she was about 5 and she hopes to pursue that along with her acting. Ashley started modeling at the age of 5 for dance catalogs. Ashley was then pursued by The Ford Modeling Agency at the age of 8. She worked steadily in print and is still with the Agency. At the age of 10, she wanted to pursue acting. Ashley went on to do 35 commercials, and then on to theatrical roles. Acting was now Ashley's passion. Ashley put all her focus into acting which left little time for modeling and dancing, anymore. Ashley's most recent role is "Hanna Marin" on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars. Ashley also had a cameo in 'Lil Romeo' and Solange Knowles's music video for the song "True Love". She did a photo shoot with Britney Spears for Vogue Magazine. She is in NLT's music video "That Girl".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ABO

Trivia (5)

She has an older sister Shaylene Benson.
In April 2005, signed a 3-year contract with Days of Our Lives (1965).
Ashley was born two months early weighing 2 pounds 8 oz. She was in ICU for a month. Her parents were told she would need heart surgery on Christmas Day. Prayers were answered when her parents went in Christmas Day and were told by doctors that her heart had closed up. Ashley never needed any surgeries. She was released to go home at 4 1/2 pounds after being hospitalized two months. She has been healthy ever since!.
Her father has English and German ancestry. Her mother's family is from Ireland.
Is best friends with Pretty Little Liars (2010) co-star Shay Mitchell.

Salary (1)

Days of Our Lives (1965) $6,000 per episode

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