April Ashley Bio, Affair, Divorce, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height

(model, actor)

Relationship Facts of April Ashley

  • April Ashley is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

April Ashley is now divorced and possibly single. She once exchanged vows with Jeffrey West ​in the year the 1980s on a cruise ship.

The ceremony was performed in Long Beach, California and the wedding was ended in the 1990s. Before this, she in 1960, met Arthur Corbett and got married three years later.

This wedding also ended in 1970 via annulment on the basis that Ashley used to be a man. Her husband knew she was a male before and this became the famous case known as Corbett v Corbett.

Ashley demanded maintenance payments in 1966 and in 1967 she filed for the separation.

Gender Transition

She went for a sex reassignment surgery in 1960 after saving an amount of around £3,000. The operation was done by Georges Burou and it took seven hours to complete.

Ashley has to suffer hair loss, dizziness, nausea, swelling, and significant pain but all was worth it. These side effects lasted for two years.

Then after the passing of the Gender Recognition Act, she legally became a female. For this, John Prescott (former Deputy PM of the UK ) assisted her.

Who is April Ashley?

April Ashley a British model, actor, and author. She was born as a boy and became the earliest British person to have gender reassignment surgery.

He printed her autobiography titled The First Lady in 2006.

April Ashley- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Her birthdate is 29 April 1935 and she was born in Liverpool, England as George Jamieson. The name of her mother was Ada Brown and her father’s identity was Frederick Jamieson.

April’s ancestry is English and as per her academics, she has not shared the details.

She has a struggling childhood, as she was suffered from calcium deficiency and bed-wetting. She has to take calcium injections per week.

April Ashley- Professional Life, Career

April Ashley is a successful model and was featured in the popular brand Vogue. She was also interviewed in Channel Five News, This Morning, and BBC News.

She also appeared in screen projects such as The Road to Hong Kong (1962) and Human (1976).

As a writer, she wrote The First Lady which was published in 2006. Prior to this, her biography came out in 1982 titled April Ashley’s Odyssey.

April Ashley- Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is said to be around $1 million as of 2021. However, her salary and other earnings are unknown.

She opened a restaurant named April and Desmonds in 1970.

April Ashley- Rumors, Controversy

Before transitioning into woman, she was raped and injured by her roommate. After she went through the gender change, her story came out in the public in 1961.

The people were not supportive, and she had to face criticism plus her career also got damaged.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding April Ashley’s body features, her height is 5 ft 10 inches and her body weight is average.

Moreover, her eyes are blue with hair in grey color. Her skin complexion is fair.

Social Media

April is not available on social sites like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, along TikTok.


  • She is 86 years old as of 2021.
  • Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
  • At present, she lives in Fulham, South West London.
  • Her dad served British Royal Navy as a sailor.
  • She suffered a massive heart attack in 1975.

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