Ashley Darby became a star for her appearance on The Real Housewives of Potomac. She has a lot of experience on TV and one of the central points of her character on screen is her estranged father.
Darby essentially grew up without a father and was raised only by her mother. She rarely keeps in touch with her father and the two only have some pictures together.
Who Is Ashley Darby’s Father? Her Family
Darby’s father is a long-estranged figure in her life, she had not met him for 30 years. When she eventually got the courage to go and meet him after being apart for so many years, he slammed the door in her face.
Ashley had not even seen her father as a child, he left her mother when she was born.
In an interview with Bravo TV, she said that she had waited over 30 years to meet her father but when she did he refused to meet him and shut himself in his home.
The star said that meeting her father was an out of body experience and she was overwhelmed by emotions when she finally met him, even though the meeting was disappointing, she says that it strengthened the bond with her mother, Sheila Matthews.
Ashley Darby’s Husband & Children
The Bravo TV star is married to Michael Darby. The pair had their first child, Dean Michael Darby on July 7, 2019. He is an Australian and was born on July 29, 1959.
He is a real-estate mogul and the founder of Monumental Realty. He married her in 2014. His career as a general contractor. Darby also opened the restaurant chain Oz in Australia.
His net worth is around $20 million as per Celebritynetworth in 2020. His fortune mostly comes from the real estate empire he owns. According to a stat, he has constructed more than 6.5 million square feet in housing.
Before Ashley, he was married to his previous wife for 20 years before separating in 2010. He has 2 kids from his previous relationship. He divorced his previous wife in 2010.
Michael has a degree in Construction Engineering and Business Development. He studied at the University of Melbourne.
Ashley Darby’s Husband Has Been Accused Of Sexual Assault
According to an article on People, he has been accused of sexual misconduct several times, one of the most infamous incidents was when he allegedly groped a cameraman on the set of Bravo TV.
He was charged with felony assault and misdemeanor improper sexual conduct. According to reports cameraman, Orville Palmer was groped by the mogul and he gave a flirtatious look to Palmer afterward.
As mentioned above, this is not the first time he has been accused of sexual misconduct, in fact, this is not even the first time on the show as Gizelle Bryant said that she saw him grab another man’s butt in season 1.
What Is Ashley’s Net Worth?
According to various online sources, she has a net worth of $5 million in 2020. This is around a quarter of what her husband is worth.
She made this net worth mainly from show business.
Ashley Darby’s Age In 2020
Ashley Darby was born Ashley Boalch on June 8, 1988, to mother Sheila Matthews. She is 32 years old as of July 2020. She was raised in Maryland by her single mother.
She has American-Australian nationality and has Mixed (Irish & African-American) ethnicity. She earned a $5,000 scholarship when she was young.
She ended up joining the Bravo TV reality show called “Real Housewives of Potomac. Since then her popularity skyrocketed and she became a superstar.