Ashley Jones Biography
Ashley Jones (full name: Ashley Aubra Jones) is an American actress born in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. She is best known for her roles in soap operas as Megan Dennison on The Young and the Restless and as Dr. Bridget Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful.
Jones attended Lamar High School in Houston, alma mater of fellow actors Jaclyn Smith, Robert Foxworth, and Tommy Tune. She also attended the Houston High School for Performing Arts. A famous alumnus of the same school includes Beyoncé, Lisa Hartman Black, Renée O’Connor (Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)), Chandra Wilson (Grey’s Anatomy (2005)), and fellow soap actress Amelia Marshall (All My Children (1970) and Passions (1999)).
Jones filmed her first commercial at the age of five. She also starred in several theatre productions in the Actors Theatre of Houston including The Women, Ah, Wilderness!, and Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs at the age of nine. Jones was in The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold at the age of 12.
She has also starred in a number of Lifetime movies, like A Teacher’s Crime (2008), Dead At 17 (2008), Secrets from Her Past (2011), A Sister’s Revenge (2013), and The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom (2014).
How Old Is Ashley Jones?
Ashley Aubra Jones was born on September 3, 1976, in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. She is 43 years old as of 2019.
Ashley Jones Family
Jones was born to her father Shawn Jones, a minister. Her family lived in Tennessee for five years before her father took a job preaching in Texas. She has a brother named Zach and a sister named Jordan.
Ashley Jones Husband
Jones’s engagement to IT infrastructure manager, Joel Henricks was announced in Novemb er 2015. News of their wedding was released on February 1, 2016, stating that the couple got married in a small courthouse wedding.
Jones was arrested on August 22, 2019, on a felony domestic violence charge, an LAPD media relations officer confirmed to PEOPLE. She was then released one day later on a $50,000 bond.
Jones filed for divorce from Hendricks and she was granted a temporary restraining order against him.
She was married to actor Noah Nelson the son of actor Craig T. Nelson, from August 17, 2002, to May 2009. The couple did not have any children together.
Ashley Jones and Jack Wagner
Jones previously dated her former B&B co-star Jack Wagner.
Ashley Jones Kids
Jones has a son, Huck, from a previous relationship. In March 2016, it was announced that she was expecting a son with Hendricks. The actress welcomed her son in May 2016.
Ashley Jones Young and Restless
Jones rose to prominence on the long-running CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, playing Megan Dennison from 1997 to 2000, and again in 2001. For her work in the series, she received two Daytime Emmy Award nominations.
Ashley Jones True Blood
She starred as Daphne on the second season of HBO’s True Blood in 2009. True Blood premiered on September 7, 2008, and concluded on August 24, 2014, comprising seven seasons and 80 episodes. Its first five seasons received highly positive reviews, and both nominations and wins for several awards, including a Golden Globe and an Emmy.
Ashley Jones The Bold and the Beautiful
Jones played Dr. Bridget Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful from December 2004 to February 2012 and again in 2013. Bridget Forrester first appeared in 1992 as the infant daughter of Brooke Logan and Eric Forrester.
Jones appeared as a regular from December 2004 to January 2011 but was later dropped to recurring status and continued to make appearances. This was until February 29, 2012, when Bridget left for New York along with a few others.
Ashley Jones On General Hospital
She was confirmed to be cast as Parker Forsyth on General Hospital in late January 2016. The show became the oldest show American soap opera on September 17, 2010, following the final broadcast of CBS’ As the World Turns.
General Hospital celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 1, 2013.
Ashley Jones Net Worth
Jones has earned greatly from her career and she has amassed a net worth amounting to $6 million.