Ashley Benson is an American actress and model, known for her role as Hanna Marin in the teen mystery drama television series Pretty Little Liars. She starred in the films Bring It On: In It to Win It, Christmas Cupid, Spring Breakers, Ratter and Chronically Metropolitan.

Birth Name

Ashley Victoria Benson


Ash, AshBenzo, Benzo, AshB


Actress, Model, Dancer



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Ashley Benson was born on December 18, 1989, in Anaheim Hills, California, United States.


She is currently 29 years old.

Sun Sign







Ashley didn’t go to high school. She was homeschooled.

Family Details

  • Father – Jeff Benson
  • Mother – Shannon Benson

  • Siblings – Shaylene (Older Sister) (Laker Girl)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Ashley Benson has dated –

  • Justin Thorne (2008-2009) – American singer Justin Thorne or Jj dated together from 2008 until 2009.
  • Ryan Good (2011-2013; 2013-2014) – He is an American personality who started dating Benson in January 2011 and continued his relationship with her until February 2013. They reconciled in November 2013 but again broke up in December 2014.
  • James Franco (2012-2013) – They both met on the sets of “Spring Breakers” and were said to be dating each other from October 2012 to 2013.
  • Tyler Blackburn (2013) – Both of these had appeared together in 2010 in “Pretty Little Liars.” They started dating in March 2013 after they met on the set of “Pretty Little Liars.” They were also a romantic couple on the TV show. After dating for about 6 months, they finally separated in October 2013.
  • Nat Wolff (2015) – In October 2015, they were RUMORed to be dating each other. At that time, she was found with him having coffee and walking hand in hand.
  • Cara Delevingne (2018-Present) – In May 2018, English model and actress, Cara Delevingne and Ashley were seen together for the first time when they were departing from the Lauryn Hill concert. After that, they were seen together multiple times and also celebrated Cara’s birthday together. In August 2018, they sort of confirmed the relationship after they kissed in public at the Heathrow Airport in London.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 3¾ inches
  • In centimeters – 162 cm
  • In meters – 1.62 m


  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-25-34
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her role as Hanna Marin in the American teen drama mystery-thriller television series, Pretty Little Liars.

Film Debut

In 2004, American romantic comedy fantasy film 13 Going on 30 (known as Suddenly 30) for her role as Six Chick.

Television Debut

American sitcom that aired on The WB from 2000 to 2002, Nikki for her role as a dancer. She appeared in just 1 episode titled “Working Girl” in season 2 and episode 18.

Brand Endorsements

As a kid, she has appeared in a Barbie doll commercial. Bongo Jeans with Lucy Hale in 2012.

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
Young Hollywood Awards Cast to Watch Pretty Little Liars Won
Youth Rock Awards Rockin’ TV Actress Won
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards Actress Most in Need of a New Agent Spring Breakers Nominated
Capricho Awards Best Make Out Nominated
Best International Actress Pretty Little Liars Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss Spring Breakers Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Star – Female Pretty Little Liars Won
Candie’s Choice Style Icon Herself Nominated
People’s Choice Awards Favorite Cable TV Actress Pretty Little Liars Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer TV Star: Female Won
People’s Choice Awards Favorite Cable TV Actress Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actress: Drama Won
Choice TV: Chemistry Won
People’s Choice Awards Favorite Cable TV Actress Nominated

Ashley Benson Favorites

  • Favorite TV Programs – Days Of Our Lives (1965-), Bad Sex (2011-), Skins (2007-)
  • Favorite Makeup Products – Benefit Some Kind-A Gorgeous Powder, Make Up For Ever Full Cover Concealer, MAC Shadestick, NARS Highlighting / Bronzing Blush Duo.

Ashley Benson Net worth

Ashley Benson has an estimated net worth of $7 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ashley Benson

  • Benson started dancing at the age of four and that too competitively.
  • She has performed dancing in ballet, jazz, hip-hop and lyrical.
  • When she was eight, she was approached by the Ford Modeling Agency.
  • She has a flair for singing and has appeared in choir groups and musicals.
  • In 1999, she started her acting career.
  • She used to take $6000 for a single episode for TV series Days of Our Lives. She had a 3-year contract with them.
  • She has a crush on Johnny Depp.
  • She is good friends with Selena Gomez, Keegan Allen, Ian Harding, Vanessa Hudgens, Chord Overstreet, Cassie Scerbo, Dianna Agron, Francia Raisa, Emma Roberts, and Taylor Lautner.
  • Ashley has appeared in various TV shows as a guest like “How I Met Your Mother” (2013), Punk’d (2012), Supernatural (2008), CSI: Miami (2008), etc.
  • In 2009, Benson starred in ABC’s short-lived supernatural comedy television series Eastwick.
  • In December 2009, Benson was cast as Hanna Marin in the ABC Family mystery-thriller teen drama series Pretty Little Liars, based on the novel series by Sara Shepard.
  • In 2010, Benson starred in the television film Christmas Cupid alongside Christina Milian and Chad Michael Murray, which also aired on ABC Family.
  • In January 2013, she became the face of Faviana (Evening wear designer).
  • In 2016, Benson appeared in the biographical comedy-drama film Elvis & Nixon as Margaret.


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