She is a gifted singer and while working on The Bold and the Beautiful she recorded a number of songs for the show.
Ashley became interested in acting after doing several stage productions for Christian Youth Theater in San Diego.
She was cast as the lead in a Disney series called It Ain't Easy but the program was not picked up.
Ashley has been taking classes, studying the Japanese language and their culture.
She has appeared on numerous magazine covers in Italy and also done an ad campaign for Radiosa Gowns in that country.
She has signed to be in a up coming feature called Love Brought Me Back which will be directed by Robert C. Popke.
She worked as a model for Tommy Hilfiger, doing a TV and print ad campaign.
For her role as Kimberly Fairchild on The Bold and the Beautiful she had to dye her hair black.
In January 2005 Ashley and her husband co-founded a production company called Tesoro Entertainment.
She was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Supporting Young Actress in 2000.
Her first job in show business was a LA Gear commercial.
Although born in Iowa, her family moved to San Diego, where she grew up, when she was quite young.
Ashley and her husband operate their own charitable organization called the Global Life Foundation.
Ashley has been a presenter at the Daytime Emmys, the Soap Opera Digest Awards, and the Young Star awards.
She worked as a guest host on E! Entertainment Television.
In 1999 she received an award for "Best Newcomer on a Daytime Television Show" in Australia.
She was named as one of the "Fifty most Beautiful People on Television" by Soap Opera Digest.
While Ashley was starring in The Bold and the Beautiful it was declared to be the most watched TV show in the world.
She began singing publicly when she was only five.
She is a big fan, and regular visitor of Debra Depiano, the legendary skin therapist.