In August 1988, Ashley got married to Bill Shanks. Bill Shanks is an actor from United States. They remained in this married bonding for about half a decade and they finally got divorced in 1993.
After dissolving her first married life, Ashley remained single for several years and then she began dating Matthew John Armstrong. Matthew John Armstrong is also an American actor. They also acted together in the 2006 TV series, Heroes.
Though Ashley was born in Birmingham, Alabama, she spends most of her childhood days in Mountain Brook, Alabama. After her high school graduation, she joined Auburn University. In 1977, she also moved to Paattinen, Finland as an American Field Service exchange student. She graduated from this Universality in 1982. In the early 1980s, she appeared on the U.S. soap opera Guiding Light where she played minor roles. Finally in 1986, she won he major role of Beatrice McColl in the TV series, As the World Turns. The following year, she appeared in the TV series, The Equalizer. She played her first feature film in 1993 movie, The Good Son. Her net worth is expected to be in millions.