Ashley Benson’s celeb status got the ultimate boost with Pretty Little Liars
US actress cum model, Ashley Victoria Benson, was born on the 18th of December of 1989. She has captured the imagination people the world over with her portrayal of Hanna Marin in Pretty Little Liars, the TV series. She’s also enacted Abigail Defraud in Days of Our Lives, an NBC soap opera, Mia Torcoletti in Eastwick, the TV series and Brit in Spring Breakers, the crime thriller film.
She had been was born and brought up in Anaheim Hills, California. At the tender age of 4 when she took part in competitive jazz, ballet, lyrical, and hip-hop. She is also passionate about singing and has made appearances in quite a few musicals. When aged 5 years she appeared as a model in dance catalogs, and when aged 8 years, she had started modeling as a part of Ford Modeling Agency for print ads.
Scaling the heights of her career
In 1999, she began her pursuit for a career in acting. She worked and appeared in several commercials. However, she promptly switched to big screen and TV acting. 2004 saw Benson signing up a contract of 3 years with Days of Our Lives, an NBC soap opera. On the 12th of November of 2004 she started enacting the character of Abigail “Abby” Deveraux. She continued playing this role till the 2nd of May of 2007.
She played the part of a witch masquerading as a cheerleader in an episode of Supernatural in 2008.
Coming to her film career she was casted amongst the 6 Chicks in the movie “13 Going on 30” and as Carson in the movie “Bring it On: In It to Win It.” 2008 saw her acting in the Lifetime original motion picture “Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal.” She was also in a supporting character the movie “Bart Got a Room.” In 2012, Benson played a role in Spring Breakers.
From 2009 she’s performed in Eastwick and Pretty Little Liars, both of which are ABC TV series. They’ve catapulted her into the next level of fame.
Though Benson has starred in a number of mainstream movies it had been early career as a model and TV actor that have mainly boosted her fortunes. And, despite the salaries that she drew from such films and early appearances on TV have been a key part of her present net worth of $3 million, her biggest experience of eminence came from her portrayals in Eastwick and Pretty Little Liars.