Who is Sam Ashby and How Old Is The Film Director?

Sam Ashby is an American actor, TV personality, model, director, editor, and entrepreneur from New York City, United States. He became popularly known for his depiction of the character of Connor in the TV series Legacies.

The actor’s date of birth remains unknown as he has not disclosed such private details to any source. However, with his looks and judging from when he graduated from university, he is perceived to be a very young man between the ages of 26 and 23 years.

Summary of Sam Ashby’s Biography

  • Full Name:  Sam Ashby
  • Gender: Male
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Sam Ashby’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Sam Ashby’s Height in Centimeters: 175.26 cm
  • Sam Ashby’s Weight: 70 kg
  • Sam Ashby’s Net Worth: $1.5 million
  • Famous for: Playing the role of Connor in the TV series, Legacies

How Old Is Sam Ashby and Where Was He Born?

Sam Ashby was born in New York City, United States. His exact date of birth is not accessible on the internet but from information gathered, the entertainer was born between the years 1997 and 2000 which makes his age to be around 26 and 23 years.

The talented actor was raised in New York City by his parents whose names remain unknown as Sam has not disclosed any information on his parents’ background or profession. It is also not known if Sam Ashby has any sibling with whom he shares the same parents or if he is an only child.

Facts gathered reveal that Sam’s father was a businessman in the US while his mother was said to have consistently prepared delectable meals for him. This makes us assume that she was probably a chef but that’s just an assumption as Sam Ashby has said nothing particular regarding his family background as he is someone who loves to keep an exceptionally confidential life.

Ashby had his high school education at Lakeside High School. After high school, he enrolled at Pace University in 2014 which was where he completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Acting in 2018. He likewise went ahead to complete his courses in Acting for Film, Television, Voice-overs, and Commercials (FTVC).

The Legacies Star Made his On-Screen Debut in 2015

The actor made his professional acting debut in the year 2015 in the short film titled Blattaria where he played the character Nat. Since making his on-screen debut, Sam Ashby has shown he has what it takes to be one of the biggest actors of his generation.

He was likewise highlighted in the TV series produced in 2017 titled Stranger Things where he played a Werewolf and has additionally gone ahead to appear in other television series such as Ashes, Insatiable, The Originals, and others.

Sam Ashby Played The Character of Connor in the TV Series, Legacies

One of the television series he featured in that pushed his career forward was Legacies where he played the character, Connor. His depiction of the character was flawless such that he caught the attention of the public and that brought about fame and popularity for the actor.

Since then, he has landed more interesting roles and is making waves in the entertainment industry as producers have noticed his talents and are using him often in movies.

Sam Ashby

In Legacies, Sam Ashby as earlier mentioned played the character of Connor who was a popular student at the Mystic Falls High School which he attended. He was a football player and also a bully as he was seen bullying Landon Kirby on several occasions. Connor was also Sasha’s boyfriend but was cheating on her with Dana Lilien and other girls. His character was later killed by Arachne who then took over his body.

With the boost experienced in his career, his pleasing personality, amiable face, and captivating smile, the actor has been able to win the hearts of many and has featured as Jackson Lewis in the Netflix television series titled Sweet Magnolias alongside Carson Rowland, Brandon Quinn, Logan Allen, Michael May, Anneliese Judge, Chris Medlin, among others. He also had recurring roles in the second season of the series.

List of Sam Ashby’s movies and TV series

TV Series

  • Dolly Parton’s Heart Strings (2019) – He played the role of Austin
  • Stranger Things (2017) – He played the role of a Werewolf
  • The Originals (2018) – He played the role of Connor
  • Insatiable (2018) – He played the role of a Classmate
  • Ashes (2018) – He played the role of Darrell Hughes
  • Legacies (2018 – 2019) – He played the role of Connor
  • Sweet Magnolias (2020 -2022) – He played the role of Jackson Lewis


  • Blattaria (2015) – He played the role of Nat
  • Blast Beat (2020) – He played the role of Jared
  • Map of Brook (2020) – He played the role of Ezra
  • Saving My Daughter (2021) – He played the role of Kyle
  • The Desperate Riders (2022) – He played the role of Billy
  • Ike Boys (2022) – He played the role of Hunter
  • Queens (2021) – He played the role of Walter Wescott

Sam Ashby is also a Writer, Director, Model, and Personal Trainer

Showcasing his talent as a writer and director in the entertainment industry, Sam Ashby wrote and directed a short film in 2021 titled Untitled. As a model, his body physique and good looks landed him a modeling contract with Stewart Talent Agency.

Prior to his becoming an entertainer, Sam did different jobs to earn a living thereby gaining several experiences too. He worked as a Pool Manager at Sweetwater Pools for 3 years and 4 months after which he worked at HD Supply Construction & Industrial as a Finance Intern.

Sam has also worked as a Personal Trainer at Equinox from September 2018 to April 2019 and also worked as a Senior Resident Assistant at Pace University in 2017.

What is Sam Ashby’s Net Worth?

Sam Ashby’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $1.5 million. The actor so far is doing well for himself as he earns a good income from his profession and has shown to be hard working and productive. His primary source of income is his profession as an actor, model, director, and personal trainer.

He Has Not Disclosed If He is in Any Relationship

Sam Ashby is presently not in any known relationship. It is true that the actor is good-looking and famous at this time and so it wouldn’t come as a surprise if he has lots of women crushing and lurking over him with some seeking to be his partner.

However, amidst this, the actor has not indicated if he has dated anyone in the past or if he is in a relationship presently. Though he has worked closely with some famous actresses, it is still not clear who he is dating presently so his relationship status remains unknown.

Sam is a Very Private Person and So is Not Available on any Social Media Platform

The actor does not have an account on any social media platform such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tik Tok, or YouTube. This, which we all suspect to be a deliberate act seeing that he is a very private person who loves to keep his private and professional life off social media and away from the prying eyes of the public.

Hugo Wright
Hugo Wright
Hugo has extensive professional writing experience and has been writing and editing articles on multiple platforms for several years now. Away from work, he is a football addict who loves to catch up on his favourite pastimes.


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