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Ashley Judd Movies List With Awards & Ashley Judd Net Worth 2023

Ashley Judd is an American actress and political activist. Born in California on April 19, 1968. She has starred in a number of films including “Ruby in Paradise”, “Double Jeopardy”, and “Where the Heart Is”, and starring for more than 3 decades now. She is also well known for her political activism including advocating for reproductive rights, gender equality and LGBTQ rights. She is also a passionate advocate for women’s rights and social justice.

Here is our complete effort to let you know everything about Ashley Judd’s biography – her career, early life, net worth and achievements.

Ashley Judd’s Family and Early Life

Born in 1968 in Granada Hills, Los Angeles (US), Ashley Judd hails from a well to do family.

Her mother is Naomi Judd, who recently died in April 2022, was also a famous American singer, speaker and an actress. Reports claims that she was suffering from mental health issues and died by gunshot wound.

Her father is Michael Ciminella, who was a businessman and marketing analyst/consultant for racing industry. He is also well known as celebrity husband (Naomi Judd), with whom he was married for 8 years.

Ashley also has an elder sister; Wynonna Judd is also a famous television personality and a country singer, like her mom.

Full NameAshley Tyler Ciminella
Birth DateApril 19, 1968
Birth PlaceGranada Hills, California
Present Age54 Years
ParentsMother – Naomi Judd

Father – Michael Ciminella

SiblingsHalf-sister – Wynonna Judd
SpouseDario Marino Franchitti( 2001 – 2013)
ChildrenNo children
Zodiac SignAries
SchoolingSayre School, Kentucky and Franklin High School.
GraduationUniversity of Kentucky ( BA – 2007)

Harvard University ( MPA – 2010)

OccupationActress, Social Activist,
Years active in Films1991 to Present
Marriage StatusSeparated
Residence locationKentucky


1. Kentucky Colonel

2. Doctor of Humane Letters, Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky

3. Time Person of the Year – 2017

Other InterestsSports, martial arts, kickboxing, judo

Ashley’s announced her relationship with Dario Franchitti in 1999, who was a racing driver. And they both tied knots in 2001, lived a happy life together until 2013, then they separated. They don’t have any children as Ashley is an antinatalist .

Ashley Judd’s Early life and Education:

Post divorce, Ashley’s mother took her to Kentucky (their native place) in 1972 where she grew-up and completed schooling.

She went to twelve schools before college in Tennessee, Lexington, and Ashland – including the Sayre School in Lexington, Kentucky and Franklin High School in Tennessee. She also tried modeling, in between her school breaks. She studied at the University of Kentucky, where she majored in French and minored in anthropology, art history, drama, and women’s studies.

She attended University of Kentucky’s honors program, and was nominated to the Phi Beta Kappa. Unfortunately, she didn’t graduate with her class as she left university early, drive across-country in path of pursuing her career in Hollywood. She worked as a waitress at “The Ivy” restaurant at this time.

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Ashley Judd’s career a famous American actress:

Judd made her acting debut on television in two episodes of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” from. She played Reed, Alex’s (Swoosie Kurtz) daughter, in the NBC drama Sisters from 1991 until 1994. She starred in Ruby in Paradise, an independent film released in 1993, and made her feature film debut in 1992’s Kuffs.

For both films, she garnered favorable reviews. She received more favorable reviews for her performances in the 1995 films Smoke and Heat. Ashley was able to secure great reputation and success as a well known actress by the end of the 1990s. Thanks to her leading roles in a number of successful thrillers that hit box office.

Ashley Judd Movies List Updates 2023 – With Year & Her Role

Movie NameYearRole NameSpecial Awards/Recognition
“Ruby in Paradise”1993Ruby Lee GissingSundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize
“Natural Born Killers”1994Grace Mulberry
“Smoke”1995FelicityIndependent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female
“Divergent”2014Natalie Prior
“Double Jeopardy”1999Libby ParsonsBlockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actress – Drama
“High Crimes”2002Claire Kubik
“Dolphin Tale”2011Lorraine Nelson
“Dolphin Tale 2”2014Lorraine Nelson
“Heat”1995Charlene Shiherlis
“Kiss the Girls”1997Dr. Kate McTiernan
“A Time to Kill”1996Carla Brigance
“Someone Like You”2001Jane Goodale
“De-Lovely”2004Linda PorterGolden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy
“Olympus Has Fallen”2013Margaret Asher
“Olympus Has Fallen”2016
“The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood”2002Younger Vivi Walker
“Twisted”2004Jessica Shepard
“Divergent Series: Insurgent”2015Natalie Prior
“A Dog’s Way Home”2019
“Norma Jean & Marilyn”1996Marilyn MonroePrimetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
New Additions (2020-2023)
“Divergent Series: Allegiant”2016Natalie Prior
“Big Stone Gap”2014Ave Maria Mulligan
“Berlin, I Love You”2019
“A Dog’s Courage”2021Tessa
“Silent Night”2021Nina
“Dolphin Island”2021
“Dolphin Island: A Dolphin Tale”2021
“Dolphin Island: Hawk and Buddy”2021
“Dolphin Island: The Legend of Secret Pass”2021
“The Shout”2023
“The Last Draw”2023
“Dolphin Island: The Legend of Tomoka”2023

Please note that this list includes some of Ashley Judd’s movies, roles, and special recognition, but it’s not an exhaustive list of all her filmography.

Ashley Judd’s Net Worth 2023

Ashley Judd’s net worth is approx $14 million. Her main source of income is her salary from films and Brand endorsements. Other asset of Ashley is her home in Kentucky, which she purchased in 2013 worth of $120,000.

Ashley Judd Net worth 2023$14 million
Monthly Income$0.1 Million
Yearly Income$1.2 Million
Wealth$15 million


Earnings report from few of her hit films

Film NameReleased YearEarnings
Someone Like You2001$4,000,000
Eye of the Beholder1999$1,000,000
 Kiss the Girls1997$450,000


Ashley Judd’s and her Political and Humanitarian works:

Judd is involved in both political and humanitarian concerns. She was chosen as the global ambassador for YouthAIDS, a PSI (Population Services International) initiative to prevent and treat AIDS via education and prevention. For her involvement with PSI, Judd received the fourth annual USA Today Hollywood Hero award on November 10, 2009.

Over the years, Ashley has been a vocal political figure. While consistently endorsing establishment democrats like Barack Obama, she also has condemned republican leaders like Sarah Palin. She said in 2013 that she would run for Senate elections. Later she backed out.

She also proudly identifies as a feminist and has attended numerous Women’s Marches and othergatherings throughout the years. She has been engaged in humanitarian work that emphasises gender equality as well as the rights and sexual and reproductive health of women and girls for more than ten years.

Some of her works where she supported Charities are,

  • Equality now
  • Apne Aap Women Worldwide
  • Committee for Children
  • Eracism Foundation
  • Five and Alive
  • Malaria no more
  • Defenders of wildlife
  • Creative Coalition

Ashley Judd And Harvey Weinstein

 Ashley Judd vocal about the Sexual Harassment in industry: Ashley is always outspoken about women issues and sexual harassments in the society. She claimed in 2015 that she has been harassed by a famous person during her film Kiss The Girls. But she didn’t reveal the name then.

Ashley Judd and Harvey Weinstein were involved in a big problem that brought attention to issues in Hollywood. In 2017, Ashley Judd said that Harvey Weinstein, a powerful movie producer, had acted inappropriately towards her during a meeting in the late 1990s. She was one of the first actresses to speak up.

This started the #MeToo movement, where many other women, both in and out of the movie business, shared their stories of being mistreated. It turned out that Weinstein had been doing these things for a long time.

Because of these allegations, Weinstein faced a lot of trouble. He got kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and his movie company closed down. He also went to court and was found guilty of doing bad things to women. He got a long prison sentence.

Awards and Nominations for her work in films:

She has been nominated for different categories like most Best lead female, Best actress, Favorite actress, Most promising actress and many for more than 14 times. And won thrice for her films “Ruby in Paradise” and “Double Jeopardy”.

Film NominatedAward WonCategory
Ruby in ParadiseChicago Film Critics Association AwardMost Promising Actress
Ruby in ParadiseIndependent Spirit AwardBest Lead Female
Double JeopardyBlockbuster Entertainment AwardFavorite Actress – Suspense


Not just as an actress, Ashley Judd also gained lot of fame as an active socialist and humanitarian. Worked for many charity trusts and supported disadvantaged always. This is all about Ashley Judd, her family and her net worth.




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