Ashley Blaine Featherson Biography
Ashley Blaine Featherson took a step of faith and moved to LA, 3000 miles from her home and family. Inspired to become an actress, she hit the road and ran for her dreams. Now 13 years since that fateful day, Ashley is eating life with a big spoon.
All the hustle and bustle of trying to make a name for herself paid off. She is behind some of the comedy films and series and continues to do so. Currently, she is hosting a podcast, Trial to Triumph, cosigned by the Oprah Winfrey Network. Let’s dig in to find out more about the star.
Personal Details, Age and Husband
She was born on 4th December 1985 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Ashley has maintained a close relationship with her father, mother, and sibling and shares photos with them whenever she gets the time to meet them. Although she paid more attention to her career in her early 20s, her investments paid off. She got married to Sports agent Jenkins.
The two kickstarted their relationship in 2018 after meeting through a mutual friend. Within 2 seconds of talking, the two had chemistry, and naturally, their friendship turned into a relationship. In 2020, Daroll surprised Ashley with a 3.53-carat engagement ring costing approximately $40,000 while on a vacation in Santa Babra Beach in California. They later had a small celebration with family. The love birds married at Hummingbird Nest Ranch.
Education and Career in Theatre
Inspired by her big sister, who was in entertainment, Ashley Blaine Featherson made a deliberate decision to become an actress. By the age of 14, she had already started to perform at the Studio Theater. Her passion for acting led her to pursue Fine Arts at Howard University.
After graduation, she attempted a few casting and acting roles in Maryland but had her eyes fixed on LA after frustrations. With just $98, $2,000 savings, and a truck of faith, Ashely traveled to LA.
With the help of her friend Dery Maia, she found a place to eat and sleep for the first few months. She started featuring in minor roles in short films while working part-time in various jobs. In 2012, she went full-time into her acting career. She helped in writing, producing, and co-starring Hello Cupid. Ashley Blaine Featherson also landed another acting role on Glee from 2009 to 2015. She later became a celebrity in her role in Dear White People. In 2018, Ashley co-starred in Leimert Park and in Bad Hair, a comedy horror film in 2020.
Trial to Triumph Podcast
Ashley Blaine Featherson is still in her hay-acting days. She does not look like stopping anytime soon. The actress has further stretched her influence by starting a podcast, Trials to Triumps Podcast with the Oprah Winfrey Network. In the podcast, Ashley explores the stories of popular people who had admirable victories after going through trying times. The podcast features influential people like Amber Riley, Estelle, Danielle Brooks, Kelly Rowland, and some of her friends.
Ashley Blaine Featherson has turned her success in entertainment into a platform where people can be inspired to fight on with their lives. She is favored by her fans because of her ability to be authentic and vulnerable with her people. Ashley has gained more favor in her new venture which now involves sharing the hearts of other people. Some of the famous people following her are Zim Flores and Kahlana Barfield.
Marital Status: Married
Height: 5 feet and 6 inches
Weight: approx 170lbs
Net worth: approx $10 million