Ashley Judd Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs, Husband, Facts & More

Ashley Judd

Real NameAshley Tyler Ciminella
ProfessionAmerican Actress and Political Activist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 165 cm
in meters - 1.65 m
in feet inches - 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 55 kg
in Pounds - 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)30-28-32
Eye ColorHazel Brown
Hair ColorLight Ash Brown
Personal Life
Date of BirthApril 19, 1968
Age (as in 2017)49 Years
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownKentucky, United States
SchoolSayre School, Lexington, Kentucky
Paul G. Blazer High School, Ashland, Kentucky
Franklin High School, Tennessee
(10 more schools)
College/UniversityUniversity of Kentucky, United States
Educational Qualification(s)Majored in French and minored in Anthropology, Art History, Theater, and Women's Studies from Kentucky University
Doctor of Humane Letters (Honorary) from Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky in 2009
A Mid-Career Master of Public Administration degree (MC/MPA) from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2010
Pursuing a Ph.D. in Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy, Berkeley, California, U.S.
DebutFilm Actor- Kuffs (1992)
Kuffs 1992
TV Actor- Darmok (Star Trek: The Next Generation episode in 1991)
Star Trek The Next Generation episode Darmok
FamilyFather- Michael Charles Ciminella (a marketing analyst for the horseracing industry)
Mother- Naomi Judd (a country music singer and motivational speaker)
Brother- N/A
Sister- Wynonna, real name- Christina (half-sister) (a country music singer)
Ashley Judd (Center) With Her Mother (extreme right) and Sister Wynonna
ReligionNot Known
EthnicityWhite American
Address3532 Hayden Avenue
Culver City, CA 90232
HobbiesPracticing Acro Yoga (acrobatic Yoga)
Favorite Things
Favorite BeverageRose Tea
Favorite Food(s)Homemade Pie, The Lemon Pineapple Cream Cheese Jell-O Salad, Do-Rite Donuts
Favorite Destination(s)Appalachian Mountains, North America
Favorite SportsBasketball, Football
Favorite PoliticianBarack Obama
Boyfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
Boyfriends/AffairsDario Franchitti, Scottish racing driver (1998-2013)
Husband/SpouseDario Franchitti, Scottish racing driver (m. 2001; div. 2013)
Ashley Judd With Her Ex-Husband
Money Factor
Net Worth$22 Million

Ashley Judd

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ashley Judd

  • Does Ashley Judd smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Ashley Judd drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She was born by cesarean section at Granada Hills Hospital in California. Granada Hills Hospital in California
  • In 1972, Ashley’s parents divorced. Her mother took Ashley to Kentucky where she spent a majority of her childhood.
  • Judd’s childhood was quite chaotic as she attended 13 schools in 12 years.
  • After her college, she moved to Hollywood where she studied with Robert Carnegie (acting teacher) at Playhouse West. During this period, she also worked at The Ivy restaurant as a hostess. Ivy Restaurant Los Angeles
  • Later, she moved to Tennessee, where she started living near her half-sister Wynonna and mother Naomi.
  • She earned rave reviews for her performance in the 1993 film- Ruby in Paradise. The film launched her career as an actress. Judd recalls that on her way to the audition for Ruby in Paradise, she was so nervous that she nearly wrecked her car. Ruby in Paradise 1993
  • In 1996, she played the role of Marilyn Monroe in “Norma Jean and Marilyn.” Norma Jean and Marilyn
  • In 2004, she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress for her performance in the 2004 biography of Cole Porter, “De-Lovely.” However, the same year, she appeared in the worst-reviewed movie of 2004- Twisted. De Lovely   Twisted
  • In 2006, she attended a program at Shades of Hope Treatment Center in Buffalo Gap, Texas; as she was fighting with depression, insomnia, and codependency. Shades of Hope Treatment Center in Buffalo Gap Texas
  • In June 2007, a clothing company, Goody’s Family Clothing, released 3 fashion clothing lines with Ashley Judd- “AJ”, “Love Ashley” and “Ashley Judd”. However, due to poor sale, the company declared bankruptcy and closed its last store in February 2009. Goodys Family Clothing
  • She has also been the advertising face of American Beauty (an Estée Lauder cosmetic brand).
  • In 2015, she became the 1st woman to narrate the opening for the telecast of the “Kentucky Derby.”

  • Judd is an advocate for preventing poverty and AIDS. For her humanitarian work, she has traveled several countries such as Kenya, Cambodia, Rwanda, etc., where she worked with YouthAIDS for preventing AIDS and poverty.

  • For YouthAIDS, Judd had narrated 3 documentaries on the Discovery Channel, in National Geographic, and on VH1.
  • Judd has been associated with several organizations of international repute such as the “International Center for Research on Women,” “Women for Women International,” “Equality Now,” etc.
  • She has also supported a number of charities and foundations.
  • She supported Barack Obama’s Presidential campaign in 2008. Ashley Judd Campaigning For Barack Obama
  • In 2009, Judd condemned Alaska governor Sarah Palin for supporting aerial wolf hunting.
  • In 2011, she published her memoir- All That Is Bitter & Sweet. Ashley Judd Memoir All That Is Bitter And Sweet
  • In 2012, she again supported Barack Obama’s Presidential campaign.
  • In October 2015, she told Variety about her sexual harassment by a studio mogul. However, she didn’t name the person.
  • In October 2017, Judd told The New York Times that the person was Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax. She revealed that the incident happened during the filming of “Kiss the Girls” in 1997.

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