American actress Ashley Michele Greene was born on February 21, 1987. She is well-known for her role as Alice Cullen in the Twilight movie adaptations by Stephenie Meyer.
Ashley Greene’s Early Life
Greene was born in Florida’s Jacksonville. She is the daughter of Joe Greene, a former U.S. Marine who now has his own concrete company, and Michele, who works in insurance. She attended University Christian School before moving to Wolfson High School in her eleventh grade. She was raised in Middleburg and Jacksonville.
At the age of 17, she relocated to Los Angeles, California, to pursue a career in acting. Greene has a sibling that is older.
Ashley Greene’s Personal Life
In December 2016, Greene got engaged to Australian-Lebanese television broadcaster Paul Khoury. On July 6, 2018, they exchanged vows in San Jose, California. Greene and her husband made the news of their first child’s impending birth in March 2022.
Greene has a close relationship with her Twilight co-stars, especially Kellan Lutz and Jackson Rathbone, who she knew before the series’ filming even started.
According to Greene, she grew up watching football and is a supporter of the Florida Gators. In 2010, she was seen with Jessica Szohr and her then-boyfriend Joe Jonas at a Green Bay Packers game against the New York Giants at Lambeau Field.
Selfies of Greene in her underwear were posted online in 2009. Her attorneys vowed to file lawsuits against other websites that posted the images.
Greene posed for SoBe commercials that appeared in the 2010 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition while wearing a body-painted bikini and appearing nude.
Greene won “The Style Icon Award” at the Hollywood Life Young Hollywood Awards in 2010, and she also received a prize from the PETA foundation for promoting Avon’s no-testing-on-animals policy.
Ashley Greene’s Career Life
She had previously intended to become a model but was advised to focus on acting in commercials because she was too short 1.65 m at 5 feet 5 inches to be a fashion model.
She realized that she preferred acting to modeling after enrolling in a commercial and acting class and falling in love with it. Greene moved to Los Angeles after finishing high school early in order to pursue an acting career.
She made cameo appearances early in her career on shows like Crossing Jordan and Punk’d. Greene’s big break came in 2008 when she was chosen to play Alice Cullen in the movie adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s book series of the same name, The Twilight Saga.
The Twilight Saga films, which were released in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, respectively, are Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2.
In the drama Skateland, which had its world premiere at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Greene played Michelle Burkham.
She reunited with Kellan Lutz, her Twilight co-star, in the 2011 film A Warrior’s Heart, and she has also appeared in the thriller Summer’s Blood (2009) and the horror film The Apparition from Dark Castle Entertainment (2012).
Greene starred in the historical drama CBGB, which was released in 2013 and was based on the eponymous former music club in Manhattan.
Ashley Greene: Twilight Movie
The Twilight saga’s release on streaming services, as well as the TikTok thirst traps (such as the Alice Cullen baseball pitch) and fan reenactments that followed, have contributed to the series continued success nearly 14 years after its 2008 premiere.
One of the few things that provided comfort during the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown was its debut on Netflix in 2021, which propelled the movies back into the popular cultural zeitgeist.
Perhaps it was nostalgia for happier times before the world went into virus-spreading, politically motivated chaos (in the early 2000s, my 7th-grade self’s biggest concern was deciding whether I was Team Edward or Team Jacob).
But Twilight movie marathons and those “Where the heck have you been, Loca?” memes are back, plunging us back into the make-believe town of Forks, Washington, and giving us an opportunity to temporarily escape from our horrible, pandemic-surging reality.
Ashley Greene: Expecting Her First Child
Ashley Greene Khoury, who played vegetarian vampire turned gay icon, Alice Cullen, listened to the fans and capitalized on the Cullen craze by launching a podcast, The Twilight Effect.
It takes an in-depth look at the making of the films and features cameos from all your favorite cast members, including Billy Burke (Charlie Swan, Bella’s oblivious father) and Emmet Cullen actor Kellan Lutz.
She knew she wasn’t done talking about the movies after attending a fan convention, catching up with some former co-stars, and remembering her time as the future-aware good vamp. The mom-to-be is expecting her first child with her husband Paul Khoury.
Ashley Greene: Becoming a Gay Icon
In the age of meme culture, it has become clear that other people felt a deeper, more intimate connection to Alice and attribute their gay sexual awakening to her.
In order to inform us that we had been fantasizing about the wrong vampire the entire time, fans created Alice TikToks and memes (with a focus on the steamy baseball scene from the first film).
Additionally, Greene, who claims she now completely understands it, and the Internet shared the sentiment.
Alice is such a picture of coloring outside the lines, not adhering to a predetermined mold, and actually being her authentic self.” “Of course, I can also observe the degree of intimacy in their friendship and the circumstances around how they first became friends. Anyway, I’ll take that title.”
Ashley Greene: Featured Shows
Following the completion of Twilight, the actress was cast in a number of TV shows and motion pictures, including Staten Island Summer (which starred Fred Armisen and Cecily Strong from Saturday Night Live), One Shot, Step-Up: High Water, and the 2019 Oscar-nominated feature, Bombshell.
She also plans to add a couple more projects to her already impressive résumé in 2022. She co-starred with Bruce Willis in the Prime Video debut of Wrong Place last month.
She will next be seen as temptress Simone in the psychological suspense film The Immaculate Room, which also stars Kate Bosworth and Emile Hirsch. She will appear in The Retirement Plan alongside Nicolas Cage this winter.