Ashton Meem is a beautiful and talented advertising operations assistant who also happens to be famous as the ex-wife of popular National Football League quarterback Russell Wilson
Ashton Meem’s Bio, Age
Ashton Meem, the ex-wife of a popular athlete in American football Russell Wilson was born to Molly Meem and Lang Meem on September 6, 1987, in Richmond, Virginia in the United States of America where she also grew up. She has no siblings being the only child born to her parents. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is white. The high profile personality, Ashton Meem, attended St. Catherine High School in her early life after which she went further to attend the University of Georgia. She left the University of Georgia after 3 years and transferred to North Carolina State in 2009 and finally concluded her college education in 2010 with a B.A. in Communications. At the onset of her career, not long after her graduation from college, she did an internship in media marketing, she also worked as a consultant before she finally took up a job with American Family Insurance where she played the role of Advertising Operations Assistant.
Is Ashton Meem Married? Husband
Russell Wilson, a famous quarterback of Seattle Seahawks was once married to Ashton Meem. He grew up in the same environment as Ashton which is at Richmond Virginia. At about 4 years, he was already playing football with his Brother Harrison IV and his father who was a football and baseball player at Dartmouth. In 2005, due to his performance in football, he was tagged the all-district, all-region and all-state player and he was also a two-time “Richmond Times player of the year”.
The pair is said to have met in high school and started dating in 2006 and although Ashton was a year ahead of Russell, they managed to tag along through school. Ashton transferred 3 times in school just to be close to her lover whom she finally engaged in 2010 and their 6-year relationship ended in marriage in 2012 at the Country Club of Richmond, Virginia, in the United States
Why Ashton Meem Divorced Her Famous Husband
In April 2014, Russell broke the news of his plan for a divorce to his team and went further to reveal that he and Ashton found it difficult to reach the conclusion of settling for a divorce and he indulged the understanding of family and friends to give them privacy during the difficult time. The news was said to be a shocking one to many as the couple seemed to be happy and doing well 2 months before that announcement.
After the couple divorced, Russell went on to date popular R&B singer Ciara and not long after Ciara was engaged with a 5-carat diamond stoned ring, Ashton put up on twitter – the 8-carat engagement ring Russell gave her during their engagement. However, the rumors that caught the public attention was the alleged affair between Ashton and Golden Tate, a Sea Hawk footballer which fans believed to be the real reason for the divorce. The rumors could not hold water in the long run as Tate denied in a post that he found it appalling that anyone could think that he had an affair with Ashton Meem when she was married. He even revealed that Ashton is a close friend of his and she even hangs out with his girlfriend.
Russell is currently married to Ciara but Ashton’s relationship status is single and she hasn’t made known any intention to date anyone as she seems to be focusing on her career.
Quick Facts About Ashton Meem
Some quick facts that are worth knowing about the ex-wife of the famous American footballer are listed below:
- Aside from being the ex-wife to a celebrity, Ashton Meem is a successful career woman who has made quite some money from her career as her net worth is estimated to be about $4 million.
- She has a height of 5 ft 9 inches which carries her slender body that weighs about 53 kg.
- She is known as a beautiful blonde with captivating brown eyes.
- Her favorite social media platform is said to be Instagram where she has about 22,000 followers.