What is Ashley Judd net worth?
Ashley Judd is a political activist and actress from the United States.
Judd grew up in a performing arts family. She is the half-sister of Wynonna Judd and the daughter of country singer Naomi Judd.
Her career as an actress has spanned over three decades, and she has become increasingly involved in global humanitarian efforts and political activism.
Ashley Judd’s net worth is estimated at around $14 million as of December 2022.
Ashley Judd Net worth, Biography and profile summary
|Net Worth:||$14 Million|
|Born:||April 19, 1968|
|Height:||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Actress|
Ashley Judd Early Life
Ashley Judd was born in Granada Hills, Los Angeles on the 19th of April, 1968.
Her parents are country music singers and motivational speakers Naomi Judd and Michael Charles Ciminella, who divorced when Ashley was only four years old.
Her paternal grandfather was of Sicilian descent, and her paternal grandmother was a descendant of Mayflower pilgrim William Brewster. At the time of her birth, her mother was a homemaker; she did not become well-known as a country music performer until the early 1980s.
Ashley is also the half-sister of Wynonna Judd, who has followed in her mother’s footsteps and became a country music singer.
After the divorce, Naomi took her two daughters to her home state, Kentucky. There, Ashley attended 13 different schools. Once she finished high school, she tried a modelling career in Japan but eventually came back to the US to get a degree at the University of Kentucky.
After graduation, she moved to Hollywood to pursue her acting career. However, she eventually came back to Tennessee as she wanted to be closer to her mother and sister.
Ashley Judd Career
Ashley had to wait for her first major role until the early 90s. She appeared in two episodes of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation‘ and booked a recurring role on the NBC drama ‘Sisters.’
Her debut film role came around the same time, and it was a brief appearance in ‘Kuffs.’ She then booked a starring role in the independent film ‘Ruby in Paradise.’ She then starred in films like ‘Natural Born Killers,’ ‘Smoke,’ and ‘Heat.’
One of Ashley Judd’s best movies of the 90s was ‘Norma Jean and Marilyn,’ where Judd played Marilyn Monroe.
Overall, the 90s turned out to be very successful for the young and aspiring Ashley Judd. And the 2000s weren’t that bad either.
During the 2000s, this American actress appeared in numerous productions, including ‘Where the Heart Is,’ ‘Someone Like You,’ ‘High Crimes,’ ‘Frida,’ ‘De-Lovely,’ and ‘Twisted.’ She also performed in a Broadway revival of ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.’
When the 2010s came, Ashley Judd was an established and critically acclaimed actress. During the 2010s, she appeared in such films as ‘Flypaper,’ ‘Divergent,’ and ‘Insurgent.’ She also spent this period starring as Rebecca Winstone in ABC’s ‘Missing.’
A supporting role came with ‘A Time to Kill,’ which received positive reviews while performing well at the box office. She was a major American actress. She got offered roles in movies like ‘Kiss the Girls’ and ‘Double Jeopardy.’
As of December 2022, Ashley Judd’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $14 Million.
Ashley Judd Personal Life
In 2001, Ashley married Dario Franchitti, a Scottish racing driver. The two were married for 12 years. In 2013 they got divorced.
As for the family, Ashley is the daughter of famous country singer Naomi Judd and a half-sister of Wynonna Judd.
Ashley has no children, as she considers herself an antinatalist. That means she believes bringing children into the world is immoral.
Ashley Judd Politics
While Ashley Judd is mostly known for her acting career, she’s also an outspoken political figure. As a political activist, Ashley Judd has supported numerous Democrats, such as Barack Obama.
She has also participated in many humanitarian missions. She even considered running for Senate back in 2013 but eventually decided to back out.