Ashley Judd Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Awards.
Elegant, graceful, talented, beauty and brains are words that can describe Hollywood actress Ashley Judd. The Califonia-born star spent the 1990s carving her name in the hearts and minds of fans, gaining rave reviews and respect in the industry.
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.
Her leading roles in ‘Ruby in Paradise’, ‘Norma Jean & Marilyn’, ‘Double Jeopardy and Where the Heart Is’ among others undoubtedly boosted her popularity and she is not letting the great chance slip.
Throughout most of her childhood years, she grew up in Kentucky. She became interested in the world of acting since her childhood years. She is of American nationality.
Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Sicilian/Italian, English, Scottish, Irish, German, Welsh, and Swiss-German.
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, she majored in French and minored in anthropology, art history, theater, as well as women’s studies. Additionally, she 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 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, she played the role of Ruby Lee Gissing in ‘Ruby in Paradise’.
In addition, from 1991 to 1994, she 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, she 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 works in her career. She has been an advocate for preventing poverty and promoting awareness around the world.
Ashley Judd is an American television and film actress and political activist who has a net worth of $22 million dollars.
Judd has garnered the Golden Globes Award nominations two times in her career in the year 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 till date.