At the age of 14, Ashley went to The Brit School.
Post that, she graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in acting from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London.
- Father – Peter Madekwe
- Mother – Tracy Mansfield
- Siblings – Unknown
- Others – Hamilton Amechina Madekwe (Paternal Grandfather), Margaret Kummli (Paternal Grandmother)
Ashley is represented by Gordon and French.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Ashley Madakwe has dated –
- Josh Bowman – Ashley was reported to have had a brief affair with actor Josh Bowman after they had grown intimate while working on the ABC drama series, Revenge.
- Iddo Goldberg (2008-Present) – Ashley had a close friendship with British-Israeli actor Iddo Goldberg before they started dating in 2008. After dating for around 4 years, they got engaged in 2012. Three months after the engagement, they got married in an intimate wedding ceremony held in the English countryside. Famous actors David Schwimmer and David Williams served as the best men at the wedding.
Race / Ethnicity
Ashley is of Nigerian descent on father’s side, whereas, has Swiss ancestry on mother’s side.
- Petite figure
- Exotic looks
35-24-34 in or 89-61-86 cm
4 (US) or 34 (EU)
9 (US) or 39.5 (EU)
Ashley has starred in commercials for
Her religious views aren’t known.
Best Known For
Playing the role of a call girl, Bambi in the TV series Secret Diary of a Call Girl, and as Ashley Davenport in the soap opera series, Revenge.
In 2006, Ashley appeared in comedy-drama film Venus as Royal Court actress.
First TV Show
In 1999, Ashley guest appeared in the police procedural series The Bill in the role of Janie Newton.
Ashley Madekwe relies on Pilates sessions to keep her svelte figure in perfect shape. However, she is not a big fan of group sessions as she tends to cheat in a group environment. Instead, she prefers to do one on one sessions with her personal trainer. Ashley makes sure that she is doing Pilates at least 3 times a week.
She is also a hiking enthusiast and hikes a couple of times a week. Her preferred choice of hike is Runyon Canyon or Fireman Canyon. Plus, she regularly heads out to Ballet Bodies studio. When she is traveling, she relies on BalletBeautiful.com for online tutorials and workout.
Regarding diet, she likes to focus on eating clean and green. The green juices form an important component of her dietary intake. Every now and then, she likes to eat Cheetos or a cupcake as she believes life is short and the important thing is the balance.
Ashley Madekwe Favorite Things
- Go to Quick Breakfast – Scrambled eggs and smoked salmon
- Smartphone App – Postmates
- Cities for Food – Los Angeles, London, New York City
- Los Angeles Eatery – Clover, Izaka-ya, Cecconi
- New York Eatery – Miss Lily’s
- London Eatery – The Wolseley
- Best Ever Meal – Kobe Beef at The French Laundry in Yountville, California
- Beauty Product – Shu Uemura Cleansing Oil
- Hair Product – Shu Uemura Hair Oil
- Celebrity Crush – Damage (Boyband)
Source – The New Potato, Glamour Magazine
Ashley Madekwe Facts
- During her school days, she starred in many stage productions of famous plays such as King Henry V and Wuthering Heights.
- She is the founder and contributor to a successful fashion blog Ring My Bell.
- Connect with Ashley on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.