Who is Ashley Greene?

Ashley Michele Greene was born in Jacksonville, Florida USA, on 21 February 1987 – her zodiac sign is Pisces, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress with close to 50 credits to her name, perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Alice Cullen in the 2008 romantic fantasy movie “Twilight”, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, and which starred Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Billy Burke. It follows Bella Swan who has moved to a small town, and has fallen in love with Edward Cullen without knowing that he’s a vampire; the movie won 32 of the 48 awards for which it was nominated. Ashley reprised her role in the sequels “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” (2009), “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” (2010), “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1” (2011) and ““The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2” (2012).

Early life and education

Ashley was raised in Jacksonville alongside her brother Joe Greene Jr., by their father Joe Greene Sr. who’s a former US Marine and the owner of his own small concreting business, and their mother Michele (nee Tatum) who was an insurance agent. Ashley was a highly active teenager, as she was involved in numerous activities, including playing various sports with her peers, such as soccer and tennis. She became interested in acting while attending University Christian School, and appeared in a couple of plays performed there; Ashley transferred to Wolfson High School when she was 16, and at the age of 17 moved to Los Angeles, California, wanting to pursue a career as an actress. She subsequently completed her GED tests in Los Angeles in 2005.

Roles in TV series

Ashley made her debut TV series appearance in a 2005 episode of the comedy “Punk’d”, and the following years saw her appear in an episode or two of various series, such as the mystery crime drama “Crossing Jordan”, the reality comedy “MADtv”, and the mystery crime drama “Shark”.In 2011 and 2012, Ashley played Amanda Mason in the historical romantic drama “Pan Am”, created by Nancy Hult Ganis and Jack Orman, starred Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie and Michael Mosley, and followed Pan Am pilots and flight attendants; the series was nominated for 13 awards, including three Primetime Emmys. Ashley’s also known for her portrayal of Mia in the action crime drama “Rogue”, created by Matthew Parkhill, and which starred Cole Hauser, Thandiwe Newton and Sergio Di Zio.

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It tells the story of Grace, an undercover detective who believes that she might have contributed to her son’s death; the series aired from 2013 to 2017 and won three of the 23 awards for which it was nominated. Ashley’s most recent TV series role has been her portrayal of Nine Sanders in four episodes of the 2019 musical drama “Step Up: High Water”, which won a ReFrame Stamp for Television.

Roles in movies

Ashley made her debut film appearance in the 2007 comedy drama “King of California”, written and directed by M. Cahill, and which starred Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood and Willis Burks II. It tells the story of a man who has just been released from a mental institution, and is now trying to persuade his daughter that there’s Spanish gold buried near them.

A couple of Ashley’s following roles were in the 2008 crime horror comedy “Otis”, the 2009 horror thriller “Summer’s Moon”, and the 2010 drama “Skateland”. The year 2011 saw her play Kaitlen Pickler in the comedy drama “Butter”, directed by Jim Field Smith, and which starred Jennifer Garner, Yara Shahidi and Ty Burrell. It follows a girl in foster care who has just learned that she has a knack for butter carving, while she’s now competing against a talented and ambitious woman. In 2012, Ashley appeared in both the romantic comedy drama “LOL” and the horror thriller “The Apparition”, while a couple of her following notable performances were in the 2013 musical crime drama “CBGB”, the 2014 comedy drama “Wish I Was Here” and the 2015 comedy drama “Staten Island Summer”.

In 2018, she was cast to play Charlie Adams, the lead character in the action crime thriller “Accident Man”, directed by Jesse V. Johnson, and which also starred Ray Park and Ray Stevenson. It follows hitman Mike who’s trying to discover who killed his former girlfriend, and the movie was nominated for three awards. Some of Ashley’s most recent film roles have been in the mystery horror drama “Aftermath”, the action thriller “One Shot” both in 2021, and the 2022 thriller drama “The Immaculate Room”; she’s currently shooting for five upcoming movies, including the action comedy “The Retirement Plan”, and the thriller “Some Other Woman”.

Other credits

Ashley has been featured in a number of documentaries, including the 2009 short film “Behind the Scenes of ‘Summer’s Blood’”, the 2010 movie “Fashion Forward: Making It”, and the 2013 film “iHeartRadio Music Festival: Night One”.

She has made a guest appearance in many talk-shows, such as “Conan”, “Home & Family” and “Celebrity Page”.

Awards and nominations

Ashley won four Teen Choice Awards between 2009 and 2012, all for her performance in the film franchise “Twilight”; three of these were for Choice Movie: Female Scene Stealer, while the fourth was for Choice Movie: Fresh Face Female. She was also nominated for a 2009 Scream Award for Best Supporting Actress, for “Twilight”, and a 2013 Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress, for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”.

Love life and husband

Ashley met Australian-Lebanese TV personality Paul Khoury in 2015, and the two became engaged in December 2016; they married on 6 July 2018, in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members.

In March 2022, Ashley revealed that she was pregnant. She had dated various men prior to meeting Paul, and in only the year 2009, Ashley dated British actor Rafi Gavron, American actor and producer Adrian Grenier, and American actor and screenwriter Seth McFarlane. She was in a relationship with American singer-songwriter Joe Jonas in 2010 and 2011, and then with American actor and singer-songwriter Reeve Carney in 2011 and 2012. As of June 2022, Ashley’s married to Paul Khoury, and is expecting her first child, due in November.

Hobbies and interesting facts

Ashley began watching football with her brother and father at a very early age, and grew up being a fan of the Florida Gators; she has attended many live games with her family, and was also spotted in 2010 at a game played between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers.

Nude pictures of Ashley were leaked onto the internet in 2009, and her lawyers went on to sue several websites which had published them; in the following year, Ashley posed nude for a SoBe advertisement (in a bodypainted bikini). She’s a huge lover of animals, and supports the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which presented Ashley with an award in 2010, for having represented Avon’s ‘no testing on animals’ policy. Ashley has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Jim Carrey, Natalie Portman and Anne Hathaway, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Bruce Almighty”, “Leon: The Professional” and “One Day”.

Age, height and net worth

Ashley’s age is 35. She has long brown hair and green eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs). As of June 2022, her net worth stands at an estimated $8 million.

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