Ashley Benson was born and raised in California. She is a big-time Lakers fan and likes to spend time at the beach.
She started out in the acting business at the age of nine, appearing in a few commercials and minor roles in movies and films such as The District, The West Wing, 7th Heaven, and Zoe 101.
Benson's first major TV role was as the daughter of a main character on Eastwick. She also spent three years on Days of Our Lives and made her big screen debut in 13 Going On 30 opposite Jennifer Garner.
She is currently on ABC's Pretty Little Liars, playing a main role, Hanna Marin.