Ashley Victoria Benson (Anaheim Hills, California; December 18, 1989) is an American actress, model, and dancer, best known for her role as Hanna Marin on the teen mystery and drama series Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017).
She began her career playing the role of Abigail Deveraux on the NBC telenovela Days of Our Lives (2004–2007).
She starred in the films Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007), Christmas Cupid (2010), Spring Breakers (2013), Ratter (2015), and Chronically Metropolitan (2016). Pixels (2017).
Personal Life of Ashley Benson:
Benson is bisexual. She was the girlfriend of actress Cara Delevingne between 2018 and 2020; she is currently in a relationship with rapper G-Eazy.
Personal Information of Ashley Benson:
Complete Name: Ashley Victoria Benson
Nicknames: Ash,AshBenzo, Benzo
Date of Birth: December 18, 1989
Birthplace: Anaheim Hills, California, United States
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Father: Jeff Benson
Mother: Shannon Harte
Siblings: Shaylene Benson
Height: 5′ 3″ (1.61 m)
Weight: 54 kg (119 pounds)
Bra Size: 34B
Shoe Size: 8
Body Measurements: 34-24-34
Net Worth:$6 million
Active from: 2002-present
Early Life of Ashley Benson:
Benson was born and raised in Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, California, the daughter of Shannon (née Hart) and Jeff Benson. She has an older sister, Shaylene (on August 25, 1988), who was a cheerleader for the LA Lakers.
She began to dance competitively in ballet, jazz, hip hop, and lyric at the age of four. She also likes to sing, and has appeared in various musicals. At five, she modeled in dance catalogs, and at eight, she began modeling under Ford’s modeling agency in print ads.
She began pursuing an acting career in 1999. She began working and appeared in various commercials, but quickly transitioned to film and television acting.
In 2004, Benson was one of the Six Chicks on 13 Going on 30 and also signed a three-year deal with the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives, and on November 12, 2004, she debuted her role as Abigail “Abby.” Deveraux, the eldest daughter of Jack Deveraux and Jennifer Horton, until May 2, 2007.
She played Carson in Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007), the fourth installment in the Bring It On franchise, and to obtain the lead role, he had to end his contract with Days of our Lives:
He recalled working on a film set rather than a “definitely weird” soap opera set because he would spend days working on one or two scenes, while on the Days of Our Lives set, he had to film two or three episodes a day. For Bring It On: In It to Win It, she had to attend cheerleading practice, which was “difficult for [her], because [she] is afraid of heights.” However, she was “happy” to do her own tricks, even though she “didn’t expect it to be that difficult.”
In 2008, she appeared in the Lifetime original film Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal, where she played the lead cheerleader, Brooke, based on a true story that took place at McKinney North High School in Texas. She “loved” working with her onscreen mother Tatum O’Neal, from whom she learned about acting.
Additionally, she was excited to land a supporting role in Bart Got a Room, which aired primarily at film festivals in 2008. before having a limited release in 2009, because it allowed her to work with William H. Macy. She also played a witch disguised as a cheerleader in a 2008 episode of The CW series Supernatural.
In 2009, Benson starred on the ABC series Eastwick. The show was based on John Updike’s novel The Witches of an Eastwick, and the 1987 film adaptation of the same name. The series only ran for 13 episodes before ABC canceled the series due to its low ratings.