Ashley Hinshaw is a beauty in every sense of the word. She is a model-turned-actress who has featured in some great productions alongside established actors. She adds star quality to her endeavors which has made her appearances a joy to watch. Asides her booming acting career, Ashley made her debut as a director in 2018 and has shown true dedication and talent when it comes to improving her craft.
Who Is Ashley Hinshaw, Topher Grace’s Wife?
Born on the 11th of December 1988 in LA Porte, Indiana, Ashley was raised as the youngest of 3 children by her parents – Craig and Chris Hinshaw. She grew up with great love and affinity for acting and began to audition for roles at age 9. She also took part in several children’s and youth plays while growing up.
While information about Ashley’s education is not known, here is what we do know about her.
Other Facts About Ashley Hinshaw
- Pageantry and modeling career
Ashley ventured into modeling once she became a teenager. She started by being a part of her hometown beauty pageant. In the contest, she won for beauty and photogenic for the thirteen to sixteen years category and won talent for the ages eight to fourteen category. She then contested in the 2013 Queen’s Court competition where she came third overall and second in the photogenic competition for the Miss Indiana American Junior Teen Pageant. Her lithe body, flawless skin and exquisite face were her strong points. Her modeling career opened up after this win and she began to get modeling gigs.
She featured in several Abercrombie & Fitch’s advertising campaigns which were shot by Bruce Weber. At age fourteen, she participated in the National Miss American Coed Pageant (Junior Teen). She then moved to New York at age sixteen to pursue her modeling career. Due to her years of experience in modeling and pageantry, she was invited as a judge in 2008 on the reality TV series Made.
- Acting career
Acting has always been Ashley’s original plan. In 2009, she got to feature in a guest role on the drama series – Gossip Girl. She appeared as herself. She then appeared in an episode of Fringe in the same year. In 2010, she landed a role alongside Miley Cyrus in the high school comedy movie LOL. The film was released in 2012 and was met with mixed reviews. Despite the reception and loss at the box office, it led to more opportunities for Ashley.
She has gone ahead to feature in several movies and TV series, some of which include The Glades (2011), Chronicles, Tall Hot Blond, About Cherry (2012), Enlightened, The League, +1, Snake and Mongoose (2013), True Blood, The Pyramid, Goodbye to All That (2014), A Rising Tide, Agent Carter, Workaholics, True Detective (2015), Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life (2016), Startup (2016-2017), Chicago Med (2017). The Arrangement (2017-2018).
She made her debut as a director in 2018, in the short film titled Hunter Gatherer. The film was shot in her home state (Indiana) while Ashley was seven months pregnant.
- Marriage and family
In 2014, Ashley Hinshaw began to date fellow actor – Topher Grace. They got engaged in 2015 and finally tied the knot on the 29th of May 2016, in an intimate ceremony near Santa Barbara, California. Ashley gave birth to their first child (Mabel Jane Grace) on the 1st of November 2017. Ashley began to use her married name -Ashley Grace for her work credits in 2017.
- Charity and advocacy
Child advocacy has been an issue that is important to Ashley. Her first short film Hunter Gatherer which she wrote, produced, directed and starred in centers around her personal experience in the child welfare system. She lends her voice to matters about the importance of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) and advocating for children. She is also a supporter of the Art of Elysium Charity.
- Social media presence
Ashley Hinshaw is quite active on social media. She has a thriving account on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with over fifty thousand followers across all the platforms.
- Net worth
Although Ashley has not won any big or major award in her acting career, it’s not for her lack of talent. She is hardworking and has been able to accumulate a net worth estimated at $500.000.
- Physical statistics
The blue-eyed blond beauty is 5 feet 8 inches tall. She has body measurements of 35-24-35 inches and weighs around 57kg.