Facts of Annaleigh Ashford

  • Birth Date : June 25, 1985
  • Birth Place : Denver, Colorado
  • Gender : Female
  • Marital Status : Married
  • Married With : Joe Tapper
  • Net Worth : $3 million
  • Height : 5.6 ft
  • Weight : 55 kg
  • Eye Color : Dark Brown Eyes
  • Father Name : Chris Swanson
  • Mother Name : Holli Swanson


Annaleigh Ashford is an actress, dancer, and singer from the United States who is best known for her Broadway roles as Glinda in “Wicked” and Margot in “Legally Blonde.” She is also known for creating the role of Lauren in Kinky Boots, which earned her a Tony nomination in 2013. She is best known for playing Betty DiMello in Showtime’s American period drama television series “Masters of Sex.”

Annaleigh Ashford: Family Life

She was born in Denver, Colorado, on June 25, 1985. Annaleigh Amanda Swanson is her birth name, and she is 33 years old. Holli Swanson (an elementary school gym teacher) and Chris Swanson (a small business owner) are her parents. She competed in Kids Cross Country when she was six years old, and her mother coached her.

She learned that she despises running and that she was more interested in the race costumes than the races itself. Her mother felt it was time to enroll her in the local dancing class following her last race, the 400-meter dash.


On the first day of second grade, she was enrolled in Kit Andree’s Dance and Performing Arts Center. She graduated from Wheat Ridge High School at the age of 16 and went on to Marymount Manhattan College, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in theater in three years.

Journey of Life

Ashford started out as an actress. At the age of nine, she was cast as Tina Denmark in the film “Ruthless.” She was the emerging star everyone was talking about, and the Rocky Mountain News dubbed her “The Teen to Watch” at the age of 14.

Annaleigh Swanson was Ashford’s given name, Swanson being her stepfather’s surname. In 2005, she made her acting debut in Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey’s Feeling Electric. In the same year, she met Anthony Rapp from Rent at the New York Film Festival.

Then, on the First National Tour of ‘Wicked,’ she made her breakthrough as Glinda. From December 2005 through September 2006, she was a regular on the show. In July 2007, she worked as Brenda Strong on a musical adaption of “Catch Me If You Can.”

Also, in September 2010, she made her directorial debut at Birdland Jazz Club, directing fellow ‘Hair’ graduate Jay Armstrong Johnson in his solo show debut. In 2013, she played a troll in the highest-grossing animated film of all time, “Frozen.”

She most recently starred as Hildy in Jennifer Lopez’s comedy film “Second Act,” which came out in 2018. On July 23, 2018, it was revealed that she would star in a new musical film named “American Reject.”

How Rich is Annaleigh Ashford?

Net Worth Salary
$3M Under review

Her net worth is reported to be around $3 million, which she earned from her professional career. Her earnings and pay, on the other hand, are being scrutinized.

Annaleigh Ashford: Personal Life

She’s a happily married woman. She is married to Joe Tapper since July 29, 2013. On September 8, 2016, the couple welcomed a boy named Jack Clark Tapper into the world. The family is still living together, and there is no indication that the couple is divorcing.

Body Status

She has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches and she weighs 55 kg. Her body measurement is 33-24-32 inches. Ashford has brown eyes and blonde hair. Her bra size is 34B.

Annaleigh Ashford: Social Media Followers

She has around 65k followers on Instagram, around 5.8k followers on Facebook, and around 25.5k followers on Twitter.

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