Highly recognized from her character as Hanna Marin on ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, Ashley Benson is quickly making her name for herself in Hollywood. This California-born girl stays true to her roots with her boho-chic style. Benson is always rocking maxi dresses by T Bags and Tart Collections or laid-back ripped Rag & Bone/JEAN skinny jeans with Sam Edelman ankle booties.
At the age of eight, Ashley was signed by Ford Models where she appeared in various print ads, and is currently with the modeling agency. At age ten, Ashley pursued her true passion for acting and was in 35 commercials. With her focus on acting, Ashley put modeling on the back burner.
Her most recent movie role was as rebellious Brit in Spring Breakers alongside Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and James Franco. Ashley has also appeared on Eastwick, Days of Our Lives, 13 Going on 30, How I Met Your Mother and more.
Benson has even made some appearances in the music world. She has been in four music videos, including “That Girl” by NLT and “Blacklight” by One Call. Dancing comes naturally the young actress, however. Ashley has been dancing competitively since age two with hip-hop, jazz, ballet, tap and lyrical. She was also modeling in numerous dance catalogs at age five.
Ashley goes by the nicknames Ash, Benzo and AshBenzo. Benson was born on December 18, 1989 in Anaheim, California.