Annaleigh Ashford is an actress, singer, and dancer native of Denver. She is renowned for her role as Betty DiMello in the TV series, Masters of Sex. She is also the winner of the Tony Awards for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 2013. Beginning her acting career in theatres, she has been in numerous movies and TV shows. At present, she is married to a fellow actor, Joe Tapper.
Who is Annaleigh Ashford?
Annaleigh was born on June 25, 1985, in Denver, Colorado, USA. Her mother, Holli Swanson was an elementary school gym teacher. And, her father, Chris Swanson was a small business owner.
She grew up in her hometown, Denver; she completed her high school in the city. As her mother was a gym teacher in her school, she participated in various running competitions. She also joined a local cross country team. However, she soon found out that she hated running.
So, her mother joined her in a dance class. She joined Kit Andrée’s Dance and Performing Arts Center in her second grade. During her school years, she used to participate in many dancing competitions.
Moreover, she started acting professionally at the age of 9. In addition to her dancing and singing, she also loved doing acting jobs.
Furthermore, Ashford’s talent doesn’t seem to know its bounds. Despite being good in creative activities like dancing, singing, and acting, she was also excellent in her studies. She completed her high school in just 3 years, graduating while she was just 16.
Despite her being able to get acting jobs after high school, she decided to join the college. As with her high school, she also completed college in 3 years. At the age of 19, she graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a theatre degree.
Annaleigh Started as a Child Actor
Even though the actress started acting professionally at age nine, her official credit in theatre only came in a role as Natalie Brown in the 2005 play, Feeling Electric. Then, after just two years, she appeared in a TV series called Legally Blonde: The Musical, portraying Margot.
Then, just the following year, she made her film debut as a Spoiled Label Queen in Sex and the City. However, she only started gaining fame with her role of Glinda on the First National Tour of ‘Wicked.
Annaleigh Ashford is Married to an Actor
The 35-year-old actress has been married to a fellow actor, Joe Tapper for over 7years. Joe Tapper is an actor who has appeared in TV series like American Odyssey and Blue Bloods.
The couple tied their wedding knot on July 29, 2013. They had their wedding at Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colorado.
Annaleigh and Joe Has a Son
Annaleigh and Joe have a son named Jack Clark Tapper. The kid was born on September 8, 2016.
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Annaleigh Ashford Net worth
The net worth of the actress, Annaleigh Ashford is estimated to be around $3 million. Her major source of income is film, TV series, and theatrical works.
Annaleigh is a Member of Weight Watchers
The actress has been a member of Weight Watchers for over a decade. She first started as a way to help herself stay on track with her diet. However, now she is an ambassador for the brand itself.
The diva has an hourglass-shaped body with a height of 5ft. 6 inches and a weight of 55 kg. Her body measurements are 32-24-32.
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