Ashley Parker Biography


Ashley Parker is a journalist who works for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and MSNBC.

More about the relationship

Ashley Parker is currently married to an employee of The Wall Street Journal. Her husband’s name is Michael Bender and their wedding was on 16 June 2018.

Then in Jan 2021, she welcomed their first child, daughter, Mazarine. She was born in Nov 2018.

Moreover, from Michael’s past affair he has a daughter. On 21 June 2020, Ashley posted a picture of her spouse and two children on social media.

Relationship Facts of Ashley Parker

  • Ashley Parker is married to Michael Charles Bender.
  • Ashley Parker married on June 16, 2018.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 24 days 💑
  • She is mother of One (Mazarine).
  • Ashley Parker is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Ashley Parker?

Ashley Parker is an American journalist. She is known for working with networks like The New York Times, The Washington Post, and MSNBC.

In addition, she also won Pulitzer Prize for her work at The Washington Post in 2018.

Ashley Parker- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

She was born on 08 Sep 1982 in Bethesda, Maryland, United States. The name of her father and her mother’s name is Bruce and Betty Parker respectively.

Ashley’s ancestry is Caucasian and talking about her academics, she has attended Walt Whitman High School.

She was also at La Universidad de Sevilla but for a brief time. She also enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania and got a BA degree in English & Communications.

Ashley Parker- Professional Life, Career

Ashley Parker after completing studies joined The New York Sun and the Gaithersburg Gazette as an intern. She was also with 34th Street Magazine and The Daily Pennsylvanian as their editor plus writer.

She at present reports for The Washington Post (joined in 2107) and MSNBC. Before this, she was associated with The New York Times as a politics reporter from 2011 till 2017.

During her time with NY Times, she covered Chelsea Clinton’s wedding. Also, Ashley has contributed to Vanity Fair, The New York Sun, Glamour, The Huffington Post, Washingtonian, Chicago Magazine, and Life magazine.

Ashley Parker- Net Worth, Salary

At present, her estimated net worth is around $1 million US. Also, her salary from her career is not yet calculated.

Some of the top journalist’s financial worth is,

Rumors, Controversy

This journalist is keeping herself away from rumors and scandals at present.

But in September 2019, she received a tweet by Donald Trump where he said to her a nasty lightweight reporter.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding Ashley Parker’s body features, her height and her body weight are average. She has light brown eyes and her hair is also light brown.

Social Media

Ashley is officially active on social networking sites. She has more than 437k followers on Twitter and over 7.5k followers on Facebook.

Her Instagram account has gained over 20k fans.


  • She is 39 years old, as of 2021.
  • Her birth sign is Leo.
  • In April 2009, she became active on Twitter.
  • She grew up in Bethesda.
  • She can speak Spanish fluently.

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