Jan Ashley - Updated Jun 2024

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Kansas, United States
Jan Ashley

Jan Ashley is the ex-wife of  John Ashley. Jan Ashley was an American television personality and a celebrity wife.

Early Life

Jan Ashley was Born in 1949. She was born in the United States of America Kansas. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She belongs to the American nationality. Ashley follows the Christian religion.

The names of her parents are not yet updated. There is no information regarding her siblings.

Jan Ashley – Education

She completes high school at a Local Elementary School in the United States. Later on, she graduated from a Local College in the United States.


Jan Ashley became famous because of her Ex-husband John Ashley. He was a popular actor from America. When he accompanied a girlfriend to an audition at American International Pictures for a part in Dragstrip Girl in 1957, Ashley broke into films directed by Edward L. Cahn.

Moreover, Dragstrip Girl was a success relative to its small budget. To the daughters of James H. Nicholson, Ashley became a particular favorite, and Nicholson always hoped Ashley would become a big star.

For the lead in I Was a Teenage Werewolf in 1957 Ashley unsuccessfully auditioned but appeared in several of AIP’s other movies. Additionally, at the Presidio in San Francisco, Ashley only served six months in the Army.

AIP got an early release for him to appear in a war film directed by Cahn, Suicide Battalion in 1958. Ashley was also a singer in addition to acting. Moreover,  Jerry Capeheart his manager also managed Eddie Cochran.

His first singles were released on Intro Records – the standard “Bermuda” and the song “Let Yourself Go Go Go”; Ashley performed the latter in Zero Hour! in July 1957. Later on, the release of the single was timed to coincide with the release of Dragstrip Girl.

More about her career

Similarly, Ashley would perform the occasional concert; one of his musicians for a time was Glen Campbell. Later the German label Hydra Records released Born to Rock in 2001, a compact disc collection of Ashley’s music.

In an episode called “The Alleyway” with Janis Paige, he was offered a part in the TV series Matinee Theatre and asked for the movie to be postponed so he could take it.

However, Samuel Arkoff of AIP refused. Later on, he got an injunction preventing Ashley from appearing on TV. “I never really forgave him for that”, said Ashley.

Ashley worked steadily on TV after his AIP contract wound up. Starring Rex Allen and directed by William Witney he was cast in the episode “Elkton Lake Feud” of the syndicated western television series Frontier Doctor.

Moreover, he also appeared in The Millionaire (“Susan Johnson” plays an aspiring singer), the Henry Fonda show The Deputy (“The Wild Wind”), and Wagon Train (“The Amos Gibben Story”).

Ashley was cast in a co-starring role with Brian Kelly on the ABC adventure series Straightaway from 1961 to 1962, set in an automobile mechanic shop and often focusing on the sport of drag racing.

Moreover, Ashley received an offer to make a film in the Philippines in 1968. He was keen to get out of the country and was accepted as his marriage to Walley ended.

John Ashley

Caption: John Ashley’s Ex-husband movie poster. Source: Movie posters.

John Ashley – Net Worth 2024

Talking about her net worth Jan Ashley’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $22 million. Thus, she already earned a lot of popularity through social media.

Jan Ashley Brand endorsement details are not yet updated.

Personal life

Talking about her relationships she married an actor John Ashley. Later on. the couple separated and she married Robert Kardashian she also separated from him. She has no kids with both of her husbands.

Jan Ashley

Caption: Jan Ashley with her husband. Source: AmoMama.


She died recently in 2022 the cause of her death is nature she died while sleeping.

Body Measurements

Jan Ashley has a height of  5 feet 6 inches. She weighs approximately 6o Kg. Furthermore, she has blond hair and blue eyes. Additionally, information about her shoe size, dress size, and chest size is not given.

Moreover, she is not active on any kind of social media site.