Widely popular as Victoria from How I Met Your Mother, Ashley Williams is an American actress. She is also known for her work in the TV series The Jim Gaffigan Show and Good Morning Miami.
Willimas made her acting debut from a non-speaking role in the 1993 drama Indian Summer. She then starred in several films which include Scents and Sensibility, Lovesick, and Six LA Love Stories. The mother of two is estimated to own net worth of $3 million as of 2019.
Since her debut in 1993, Ashley has appeared in numerous TV shows and films. From 1994-96, Williams played teenage Danielle Andropoulos on the soap opera As the World Turns.
In 2002, she joined the cast of television series Good Morning, Miami alongside Mark Feuerstein, Suzanne Pleshette, and Matt Letscher.
She then appeared in Psych, E-Ring, Huff, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Side Order of Life, C.S.I., Saving Grace, Love Bites, The Protector, and several more.
In 2007, Williams played Victoria, a baker on six episodes of How I Met Your Mother alongside Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, and Neil Patrick Harris. She also reprised her role in the concluding seasons of the show.
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From 2011-12, Ashley portrayed Claire in a film adaption of Something Borrowed alongside Kate Hudson and John Krasinski.
Williams made her Broadway debut A Time To Kill where she played Ellen Roarke, a law student. She also played in the world premiere Off-Broadway production of Neil LaBute’s play, The Shape of Things, opposite Paul Rudd.
As of 2016, she starred as a fictionalized version of comedian Jim Gaffigan’s real-life wife in The Jim Gaffigan Show. The sitcom also stars Michael Ian Black, Tongayi Chirisa, and Adam Goldberg.
Some of her most notable television credits are The Wedding Band, The Good Wife, Girls, Royal Pains, and Instinct.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ashley Williams is worth $5 million as of 2022. She earned her million dollar fortune from her professional career of 26 years.
The average salary of an actor/actress starts around $36.7 per hour to $52,000 per year. Williams surely pockets above the pay range, thanks to her experience of over 2 decades.
Ashley Williams Dodson was born on 12th November 1978 in Westchester County, New York, the United States of America. She was born to Linda Barbara, a fundraiser for The Michael J. Fox Foundation, and father Gurney Williams III, who was a freelance health and science writer.
She holds American nationality and comes from a white ethnic descent. Williams went to Rye High School in New York City. Likewise, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre in May 2002.
Ashley exchanged her wedding vows on 29th May 2011 with independent film producer Neal Dodson. The couple shares two sons named Gus Williams Dodson (b. 5th Oct 2014) and Odie Sal Dodson (b. 17th May 2017).
Sadly in 2016, Williams suffered a miscarriage while she was two months old pregnant. Following the incident, Ashley partnered with the Human Development Project to speak publicly about the experience in order to encourage women to talk openly about it and to reduce the stigma of miscarriage.