Ashley Judd is an American Actress and an Activist having the last appearance in film Good Kids (2016) and television series Twin Peaks and Berlin Station (2017). Besides, she is currently famous for her involvement in global humanitarian efforts and political activism representing a democratic party. Ashley Judd movies are serving her to have a distinct identity with a massive number of fan followers.
Ashley Judd, born on April 19, 1968, is active in the entertainment industry since 1991. And she is going well to the date participating in films and television series. Apart, Judd is a global ambassador for YouthAIDS. She is raising an awareness program related to HIV AIDS. For her distinct character, People magazine has listed her as The 50 Most Beautiful People in the world for multiple times. Also, she renamed as 25 Most Intriguing People (people magazine). And ranked at 20 among 100 in the list of Sexiest Women in the world (FHM magazine).
Actress Ashley Judd was born on April 19, 1968, to Michael C. Ciminella and his wife, Naomi Judd. Judd’s father is a marketing consultant. Whereas, her mother is an American country music singer, songwriter, actress, Nurse and activist.
She was raised in Los Angeles, California, United States, along with a sibling Wynonna Judd (sister), American country music singer.
Talking about her educational history, she joined a school in Marin County, California following 13 schools before her college. She attended Sayre School, Paul G. Blazer High School, and Franklin High School.
Then, she majored in French and also emphasized to anthropology, art history, theater and women’s studies enrolling to the University of Kentucky.
With a hope to pursue her acting career, she joined Playhouse West School.
Later, in 2010, she joined John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and earned a master degree in Public Administration program.
As of 2016, she joined UC Berkeley to foster Ph.D. in Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy.
In 1991, Ashley began her career through the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, as Robin Lefler in episodes Darmok and The Game.
Following, she appeared in another television series Sisters (1991-1994) as Reed Halsey in 32 parts. Similarly, Ashley made her first appearance in the film through Kuffs (1992). Successively, she arose in numerous movies and television series.
After her first debut, the next year she played the role of Ruby Lee Gissing in the film Ruby in Paradise (1993).
Next, Ashley Judd movies includes Love Can Build a Bridge (1994), A Time to Kill (1996), Kiss the Girls (1996), Double Jeopardy (1999), and so on.
Similarly, in 2000, she appeared in films like High Crimes (2002), Come Early Morning (2006), Tooth Fairy (2010), The Identical (2014), Love is a Verb (2014) as a Narrator and many more.
Beginning her career in television series from 1991, she appeared in Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1994), Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996), Missing (2012) and Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013).
Being able to captivate the heart of million people, Ashley Judd movies led her to receive several awards and nominations for her outstanding roles.
She won Chicago Film Critics Association Award and Independent Spirit Award (1993) for her work in Ruby in Paradise.
Also, she got nominated for National Society of Film Critics Award and New York Film Critics Circle Awards.
Following several nominations for several awards under several categories, she then won Blockbuster Entertainment Award (2000) for Double Jeopardy.
Ashley was also honored as Kentucky Colonel.
Similarly, she is an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky.
Earlier, in December 2001, Ashley Judd married Dario Franchitti.
He is a retired British racing driver in the Champ Car World Series, IndyCar, and NASCAR.
But unfortunately, Ashley and her husband split up in 2013.
Since then, no news relating to her affair with someone else is public to the date. Neither, she caught with anyone, nor any rumors referring to her state has risen.
Ashley Judd Net worth is $25 million as of 2017.
Earning from Ashley Judd movies, television series and brand endorsement are paying her a reasonable sum of money.
Ashley Judd Net worth is serving her to spend a blissful life. And maintain an adequate balance between her personal life and professional life.
Yes, she is the honest and broad-hearted personality, with the aim of aiding every individual who is suffering from a severe time.
In 2008, she appeared supporting Barack Obama’s presidential campaign following one-minute video advertisement for Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund.
Then, later in 2010, she signed Animal Legal Defense Fund’s to request Governor Steve Beshear. To protect Kentucky’s homeless animal following the state’s Humane Shelter Law.
Her action towards AIDS led her to receive an honor as “the recipient of the fourth annual USA Today Hollywood Hero on November 10, 2009”.
At the national and local level, Ashley Judd also had campaigned for several Democratic candidates including Barack Obama.
By the year 2012, she represented Tennessee as a delegate to 2012 Democratic National Convention.
As of 2017, she took part in 2017 Women’s March. And performed a poem titled Nasty Woman, written by Nina Donovan.
Apart from Ashley Judd movies appearance, she is also a talented speaker. Mainly famous for a speech about the humanitarian topic.
Besides, Judd has supported several charities and foundations including Children’s Medical Research Institute. And Creative Coalition, Jeans for Genes, Equality Now, International Center for Research on Women and many more.
For the year 2017, Ashley Judd was one of the six persons featured in Time Person of the Year.
She is highly active on the social sites like Instagram having 102.3 K followers, Facebook, Twitter, and so on. Every individual are commenting positive to Ashley Judd movies appearances.