Ashley Van Metre is better recognized for having appeared on the CMT original series, Racing Wives, in 2019.
Professionally, she is a polo player and entrepreneur, who was named the global ambassador for the United States Polo Association in 2017. So far in her career, she played in notable tournaments across the globe from New York to Argentina, Chile to England, and more.
Wiki: Age & Family Details (Siblings, Parents)
Ashley Van Metre was born on 2nd September 1991 in the United States. Growing up, Ashley was home-schooled so, she could travel and play polo along the East Coast. Oftentimes, she traveled to her family yacht.
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Her father, Albert Van Metre Jr., also known as Beau, is the chairman of the Van Metre Companies, a real estate development firm in Middleburg. She also has a sister, who goes by the name, "CHARIS B," on her social media account, Twitter; as per her Twitter bio, she is a businesswoman, philanthropist, artist, plus a print model.
Now, a professional polo player, Ashley credits her mother, who encouraged her to take the sport as a career.
Personal Life: Wedding Details
Ashley Van Metre got married to a famous American stock race car driver, Kurt Busch, in a destination wedding, at Eden Rock hotel in St. Barts. On 7th January 2018, the couple recited their vows, as Ashley's great-uncle, Albert G. Cohen (United Church of Christ minister), performed the ceremony in the presence of 30 close friends and family.
Ashley Van Metre and Kurt Busch on their wedding day on 7th January 2018 (Photo: weddingstylemagazine.com)
A week later, on 14th January 2018, they also had their reception at Palm Beach, Florida. Of the two-part star-studded wedding, the sixth feet tall wedding cake and a surprise performance by Aerosmith's, Steven Tyler, were "show-stopping."
Later, reflecting on her big day, the bride could not stop gushing about her wedding planner, Jennifer Zabinski. Her words,
"She was absolutely amazing and really made our dream vision a reality. Kurt and I were on the same page for 90% of all the decisions we had to make, so the process was very smooth."
Moreover, Ashley and Kurt met back in 2014. Ten months later, Kurt proposed Ashley with a Tiffany & Co engagement ring at Ashley's family home in Virginia.
About Husband, Kurt Busch
Ashley Van Metre's husband, Kurt Busch, is a full-time racer in the NASCAR Cup Series; he drives the No. 1 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Chip Ganassi Racing.
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Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kurt Busch became enthralled with racing when he was in elementary school. He used to follow his father to the racetrack and racing go-carts.
Moreover, Kurt attended the University of Arizona, majoring in Pharmacy before considering racing as a profession.
More Facts On Ashley Van Metre
She is represented by both Wilhelmina Models and Locke Management.
- According to Celebrity Net Worth, her husband values a net worth of $70 million.
She played in the world-class polo event hosted by Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in July 2018.
Ashley's younger brother-in-law brother Kyle Busch is a professional NASCAR driver.