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(Actress, political activist)

Ashley Judd is an American actress, political activist. At present, she is believed to be single.

Relationship Facts of Ashley Judd

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

Ashley Judd was in a relationship with the actor Lyle Lovett

Ashley Judd was previously in a relationship with country singer-songwriter and actor, Lyle Lovett during the early 1990s.

She also dated actor Matthew McConaughey in 1996 for a brief amount of time.

In 1996, she was in a relationship with actor Josh Charles.

From 1996 to 1997, she also dated singer-songwriter, Michael Bolton.

Judd began dating retired British car racer Dario Franchitti in 1999.0

The pair were later engaged in December 1999. They married in December 2001. The wedding ceremony took place in Skibo Castle in Scotland.

They later divorced in 2013.

At present, from the data of Married Biography, she is believed to be single. However, the news is that she reunited with her ex-husband Ari Franchitti after the car accident incident.

Relationship Timeline

Relationship TypeTotalTime Duration
Married115 years
Dating61 year, 3 months

Relationship History With?

  • Dario Franchitti (2001 – 2013)
  • Michael Bolton (1996 – 1997)
  • Josh Charles (1996)
  • Matthew McConaughey (1995 – 1996)
  • Michael English (1995)
  • Lyle Lovett (1991 – 1992)
  • Brady Anderson
  • Robert De Niro (1995)
  • David Duchovny

Who is Ashley Judd?

Ashley Judd is an American actress and political activist.

She has appeared in the leading role in films including ‘Ruby in Paradise’, ‘Norma Jean & Marilyn’, ‘Double Jeopardy’ and ‘Where the Heart Is’ among others.

Ashley Judd: Age, Parents, Siblings, Education

Ashley Judd was born in Granada Hills, California on April 19, 1968, to parents Naomi Judd, a country music singer, and Michael Charles Ciminella, a marketing analyst.

Additionally, she has an elder sister Wynonna who is a country singer. Throughout most of her childhood years, she grew up in Kentucky.

Ashley Judd became interested in the world of acting during her childhood years. She is of American nationality.

Furthermore, Ashley Judd belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Sicilian/Italian, English, Scottish, Irish, German, Welsh, and Swiss-German.

Talking about her education, Judd attended 13 schools before college. She attended schools including Sayre School, Paul G. Blazer High School, and Franklin High School among others. She is an alumna of the sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma at the University of Kentucky.

There, Ashley Judd majored in French and minored in anthropology, art history, theater, as well as women’s studies.

Additionally, Ashley Judd graduated from the UK Honors Program. Furthermore, she also received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Union College which is located in Barbourville, Kentucky.

Ashley Judd: Career, Profession

Ashley Judd initially studied with acting teacher Robert Carnegie and worked as a hostess at The Ivy restaurant.

She made her screen debut with the role of Ensign Robin Lefler in the 1991 TV series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’. Additionally, in 1992, she starred in the ‘Kuffs’, and ‘Till Death Us Do Part’.

Later in 1993, Ashley Judd played the role of Ruby Lee Gissing in ‘Ruby in Paradise’.

In addition, from 1991 to 1994, Ashley Judd portrayed the role of Reed Halsey in the TV series ‘Sisters’. Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series.

All in all, she has over 50 credits as an actress.

Some other movies and television series that Judd has appeared in are ‘Berlin Station’, ‘Trafficked’, ‘Twin Peaks’, ‘Barry’, ‘Good Kids’, ‘Allegiant’, ‘Big Stone Gap’, ‘Olympus Has Fallen’, ‘Missing’, ‘Dolphin Tale’, ‘Crossing Over’, ‘High Crimes’, ‘Eye of the Beholder’, ‘Kiss the Girls’ and ‘The Passion of Darkly Noon’ among others.

Additionally, Ashley Judd also has one credit as a producer and 1 credit as a director. Apart from her work in the show business, she has also done numerous humanitarian work in her career.

Ashley Judd has been an advocate for preventing poverty and promoting awareness around the world.


Ashley Judd has garnered the Golden Globes Award nominations two times in her career in the years 1997 and 2005.

Additionally, she has also garnered two Primetime Emmy Award nominations and 1 Saturn Award nomination. All in all, she has 5 wins and 18 nominations to her name to date.

Ashley Judd: Salary, Net Worth

Judd has not revealed her current salary. However, Ashley Judd has an estimated net worth of around $22 million as of 2022.

Ashley Judd’s Rumors, Controversy

Ashley Judd has been rumored to have dated several personalities in her career including David Duchovny, Brady Anderson, Jon Stewart, and Robert De Niro.

Additionally, Ashley Judd recently became part of a controversy after she sued Harvey Weinstein for sexual harassment.

She claimed that Harvey damaged her career. Furthermore, her speeches on numerous occasions have attracted controversies along her way over the years.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurement, Ashley Judd has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m).

Additionally, she weighs around 62 kg. She has a measurement of 34-24-35 inches or 86-61-89 cm.

Furthermore, her hair color is dark brown and her eye color is hazel. Her dress size is 4 (US) or 36 (EU) and shoe size is 8 (US) or 38.5 (EU).

Social Media

Ashley Judd is active over social media. She has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 351 k followers on Twitter.

In addition, she has over 308 k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 329 k followers.


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