Ashley Victoria Benson was is an actress, and model born on December 18, 1989 in Anaheim Hills, California.
Ashley started competitive dancing at age four, and also sang in several choirs.
She modeled in dance catalogs at age 5.
By age 8, Ashley was pursued by The Ford Modeling Agency, and did steady print ads.
She has appeared in a brief appearance on Zoey 101, and performed in NLT's music video "That Girl", as well as videos for both One Call, and Hot Chelle Rae.
In 1999, Ashley started to pursue a career in acting. She appeared in many commercials, and then quickly went into film, and television.
In 2004, She signed a 3 year contract with the daytime television series, Days of our Lives as Abigail Deveraux.
In 2008, Ashley played a witch disguised as a cheerleader in an episode of CW's Supernatural.
She was one of the "Six Chicks" in 13 going on 30. and appeared on Bring It On: In it to Win It.
Also in 2008, she appeared with Tatum O'Neal in Lifetime TV's movie Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal, which was based on a true story.
Ashley landed the supporting role in Bart Got a Room, which aired during film festival. In this film, she worked with actor William H. Macy.
In 2009, she starred in ABC's Eastwick which was based on the novel, "The Witches of Eastwick". The show only lasted 13 episodes.
Also in 2009, Ashley was cast as Hanna Marin in the ABC Family mystery-thriller, "Pretty Little Liars". The series premiered to 2.47 million viewers, with Ashley's performance receiving praise by critics. She is still currently on the show.
In 2010, she starred in the television film that also aired on ABC family, "Christmas Cupid", with Christina Milian, and Chad Michael Murray.
In 2013, Ashley was cast in the film "Spring Breakers", when Emma Roberts dropped out. The film co-starred Salena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, and James Franco.
Also in 2013, Ashley became the face of evening wear designer Faviana, and appeared in an episode of "How I Met Your Mother".