Ashley Busch Biography
Ashley Busch (born: Ashley Van Metre) is a professional polo player and model. She is married to professional stock car racing driver Kurt Busch. Ashley is also an official brand ambassador for US Polo Assn.
Busch attended the prestigious Hill Academy. She is also a philanthropist and she has been involved in numerous charitable and also hosted the polo exhibitions like Van Metre Polo Cup benefiting Capital Hospice, National Center For Missing and Exploited Children; The Commonwealth Polo Cup; The National Sporting Library Polo Classic; Polo for a Purpose and the Van Metre 5- Mile run for Children’s National Medical Center in DC.
She has also featured in several global campaigns such as the United States Polo Associations 125th year anniversary campaign. She loves swimwear and collaborated with the swimsuit company La Isla’s Founder and CEO Enrique Sanchez-Rivera for their own label in 2017.
Ashley Busch Age
Ashley was born on 4 September 1991. She is 27 years old as of 2018.
Ashley Busch Family
She was born to Albert Van Metre Jr., known as Beau, is a chairman of the Van Metre Companies, a real estate development firm based in Middleburg and Deadria Van Metre. She was brought up with her siblings Jeannie, Charis and Alison Van Metre. Her sister Allison also helps their father in the family business.
Ashley Busch Husband
Ashley and Kurt Busch were introduced by Ashley’s sister. The two learned they had a great deal in common although they both came from different worlds and sports. They dated for 10 months and Kurt popped the question with a stunning ring from Tiffany & Co. He had actually seen the ring a couple of months after they started dating and said he knew the ring was for her. “
Kurt spent the holidays with Ashley and her family and he felt something growing in his heart. Kurt asked Ashley’s father for her hand in marriage on June 2015. Their engagement took place in Virginia at Ashley’s family home, inside a barn with rose petals, candlelight, champagne, and beef stroganoff (Ashley’s favorite meal). Kurt dropped to his knee and proposed to the love of his life.
The couple celebrated their engagement with a trip to Greece. The couple got married on 7 January 2017 in Eden Rock, St. Barths Island. The ceremony was very intimate with only 40 close friends and family. Ashley’s 90-year-old great uncle performed the ceremony. The ceremony was very special since Kurt also married her parents and grandparents.
After exchanging vows, they enjoyed a magical evening with a delectable sit down dinner followed by the cutting of their magnificent 6ft tall wedding cake. This cake was a show stopper, but nothing compared to the show-stopping surprise performance by Aerosmith’s, Steven Tyler.
After their celebrations, the newly-wed enjoyed a staycation at home, followed by Kurt’s epic Daytona 500 win in February 2019.
Ashley Busch Polo
Ashley dreamt of eventually becoming a professional polo player. She was taken to a polo school together with a friend by her mother’s friend. She won several tournaments including the Port Mayaca 14-goaler and the international Polo Clun 12-goaler. She was also at the July 2018 polo event which was held by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Her father was also a professional polo player and the father-daughter duo plays together as well. Busch won the US Eastern Circuit Polo Team, the United Services Cup at Guards Polo Club on the final day of the Chapple Cup Series. Prince Harry also participated on that day on the Household Cavalry Regiment Polo Team.
Ashley Busch Racing Wives
Busch is a cast on the CMT show Racing Wives. The show follows the lives of Ashley herself, Samantha Busch, driver Amber Balcaen, Whitney Ward Dillion and her best friend Mariel Lane in Lake Norman, N.C., where the who’s who of stock car racing live.
It also goes inside the personal and professional lives of the women as they support their husbands, friends and one another, both on and off the raceway.
Ashley Busch Net Worth
Busch net worth is not yet revealed. However, her husband Kurt has an estimated net worth of $50 million.
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