Ashley Benson- American Actress Well-Known for her Role as Hanna Marin in ‘Pretty Little Liars’

`Who is Ashley Benson?

Ashley Benson is a big name in the entertainment industry. She is a professional actress and model. You may know her as Hanna Marin of the series Pretty Little Liars or as Brit from Spring Breakers. This 30-year-old model turned actress has been in the industry for more than 18 years. She dated Cara Delevingne, an English model for two years, however, they broke up after two years in April of 2020.

Quick Info 
Full NameAshley Victoria Benson
Birth DateDecember 18, 1989
Birth PlaceAnaheim Hills, California, United States
FatherJeff Benson
MotherShannon Benson
SisterShaylene Benson
Height5 feet and 3 inches
Weight55 kilograms
Body Measurement32-28-36 inches
Ex-GirlfriendCara Delevingne
Net Worth$6 million


Ashley Benson was born on December 18, 1989, with the name Ashley Victoria Benson in Anaheim Hills, California, United States. Her parents are Shannon Benson and Jeff Benson. Details about her parents’ profession are unknown. Furthermore, she has one sibling, a sister named Shaylene Benson. Ashley belongs to an English ethnicity and has American citizenship. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Ashley Benson

Physical Statistics

Ashley stands to 5 feet and 3 inches (1.60 meters) in height, whereas her weight is around 55 kilograms (121 lbs). She has a slim body of measurement 32-28-36 inches. Ashley wears the dress of size 6 according to US standards. Furthermore, she has a beautiful pair of Grey eyes with Brown hair.


Talking about her educational qualifications, there is not much information. However, she attended Orange County School of the Arts for further education.

Personal Life

After she gained massive fame from Pretty Little Liars, many want to know about her personal life and who she is dating. Even though she has been linked with various guys and girls like Justin Bieber‘s stylist or an actor from Glee. She began dating Cara Delevingne since 2018. The couple was public with their relationship since 2019. However, they broke up in April of 2020.

Ashley Benson

Ashley Benson Career


Benson’s debut movie is titled 13 Going on 30, where she played the role of Six Chick in 2004. A  year later, she played the role of Mindy in the short film titled Neighbors. Furthermore, she played the role of Carson in Direct-to-video titled Bring It On: In It to Win It. Ashley then played in the movie Bart Got a Room in 2008, where she played the role of Alice. Four years later, she played the role of Brit in the American crime film titled Spring Breakers, that had Ashley, Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, and Rachel Korine as lead actors. In 2015, Ashley played in the horror thriller movie titled Ratter as Emma Taylor alongside Matt McGorry as the main cast.

She then played the role of Lady Lisa in the science fiction action comedy movie Pixels in the same year. In 2016, Ashley played roles in two movies. Her first movie that year was Elvis & Nixon as Margaret. She then played the role of Jessie in the film titled Chronically Metropolitan. Two years later, she played the role of Roxie Rotten in the movie Her Smell. The movie is of drama genre and stars Elisabeth Moss, Cara Delevingne, Gayle Rankin, Dan Stevens, Agyness Deyn, Virginia Madsen, Dylan Gelula, Amber Heard and Ashley herself. Her upcoming movies that are in post-production are The Birthday Cake and Ask Me If I Care.


Ashley’s first television series is The District, where she played the role of Melissa Howell in 2002 in one episode titled Explicit Activities. In the same year, she played another character in the series The West Wing in one episode titled Game On. She also played the role of Dancer in Nikki; however, her role in the series was unaired. In 2004, Ashley Benson played the role of April in the series Strong Medicine in one episode titled Cape Cancer. She then played the role of Abigail Deveraux in the American Daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives from 2004 to 2007. Furthermore, Ashley played the role of Margot in 2 episodes of 7th Heaven in 2005. The same year, she played the role of Candice in Zoey 101 in one episode titled The Summer Bummer.

Ashley Benson

Her first leading role came in 2009, where she played the role of Mia Torcoletti in Eastwick. Eastwick is a series of fantasy comedy-drama genre that aired on ABC from September 23 to December 30, 2009. She then played the role of Hanna Marin in the series Pretty Little Liars. The main casts of the series are Troian Bellisario, Holly Marie Combs, Lucy Hale, Ian Harding, Bianca Lawson, Laura Leighton, Chad Lowe, Shay Mitchell, Nia Peeples, Sasha Pieterse, Janel Parrish, Andrea Parker, and Ashley herself. Ashley played the role till 2017. Furthermore, Benson also appeared in Family Guy, starring Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Lacey Chabert, Mila Kunis, and Mike Henry as Dakota in one episode titled Brian’s a Bad Father.

Music Video

Apart from movies and television appearances, Ashley also appeared in various music videos. She appeared in Romeo Miller’s True Love in 2002 as Girl #1. Furthermore, she also appeared in NLT’s That Girl in 2007. In 2008, she also starred in the music video for Puddle of Mudd’s We Don’t Have to Look Back Now. Two years later, she appeared in One Call’s Black Light as a love interest. Benson also appeared in Hot Chelle Rae’s music video for Honesty in 2012. In 2019, she appeared in The Akergirls’ music video for Can’t-Wait as Roxie Rotten.

Awards Received 

Ashley’s first award is the 2011 Young Hollywood Awards for Cast to Watch with the casts of Pretty Little Liars. In the same year, she won the Youth Rock Awards for Rockin’ TV Actress category. She then won the Teen Choice Awards for Choice Summer TV Star-Female for Pretty Little Liars in 2014. A year later, she won another Teen Choice Awards for Choice Summer TV Star: Female category. She again won another Teen Choice Awards in 2016 for two categories; Choice TV Actress: Drama and Choice TV Chemistry( Along with actor Tyler Blackburn) both for the series Pretty Little Liars.

Net Worth

Ashley is famous worldwide because of her professional career. Her net worth is estimated to be around $6 million. She earns money by her professional career and modeling career, along with various endorsement deals.


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