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Short Info

FactWas accepted to NYU and attended her first semester at the College of Nursing. She will continue acting while going to school.


Who is Ashley Argota?

Ashley Argota was born on 9 January 1993, in Redlands, California, USA, of Filipino descent, and is a singer as well as an actress, best known for her work on television. She’s worked on several Nickelodeon series, including “True Jackson, VP” in which she played Lulu, and “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures” playing Kelly Peckinpaugh.

The Net Worth of Ashley Argota

How rich is Ashley Argota? As of late-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $500,000, earned through a successful career in acting. She’s been active in the entertainment industry since 2006, including working on a couple of films. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

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Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings

Ashley grew up in Redlands, and became very interested in acting at a young age, wanting to pursue a career in the craft. She ‘attended’ Connections Academy, which is an online school that provides services for children for grades K3-12 and is based in Columbia, Maryland. They support public online schools across the US, and also offers courses to those living abroad.

In 2003, she decided to move forward with her pursuit a career in the entertainment industry, becoming a contestant opn the show “Star Search”, which aired on CBS and was hosted by Arsenio Hall.

In the show, contestants competed on different genres of entertainment it ran for about a year before being cancelled. Despite that, it still helped her get the kick start she needed, and in 2007, she worked on the independent film entitled “Schooled”, which follows the story of a teacher who becomes involved in an alternative school in California, leading to changes in his personal philosophy.

Nickelodeon Projects

A year later, Argota got her first Nickelodeon role in “True Jackson, VP” playing one of the best friends of the titular character played by Keke Palmer.

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The show aired for three years, and was shot in front of a live audience. During her time with the show, she released two independent albums entitled “Dreams Come True” and “Ashley”. In 2011, she then had another Nickelodeon casting, this time as the female lead in “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures”. The teen sitcom aired for a year before it was cancelled; the story followed two friends in a fictional California town, and their actions which often lead them to conflicts. After her run with the show, she appeared in a celebrity episode of “BrainSurge” in which she was seen competing against Jerry Trainor.

The game show is adapted from the Japanese show “Brain Survivor” with rounds set to test the comprehension and memory of its contestants. She appeared in the show once more in 2011, but now won the entire thing. During this time, she had expressed her intention of completing college education, and wanted to take up a degree in nursing from New York University (NYU).

Recent Projects

In 2014, Ashley was cast in a Disney Channel project, becoming a part of the original movie entitled “How to Build a Better Boy”, playing one of the rivals of the movie’s leads; the movie starred China Annie McClain and Kelli Berglund.

Later in the year, she worked on stage at the Pasadena Playhouse for a production of “Aladdin and His Winter Wish”, playing the role of the princess in the production. She was also nominated for a Libby Award by Peta2 for her work with adoption practices. Also in 2014, she was cast in a recurring role in the ABC series entitled “The Fosters”, which she held for three seasons. The show aired through Freeform, and follows the lives of a foster family led by a lesbian couple. The show received favorable reviews, and got a lot of acclaim for its portrayal of LGBT themes.

She also continued to work with Disney, in another recurring role for Disney XD’s “Lab Rats”, alongside Billy Unger and Spencer Boldman. One of her latest projects is the independent film “All Hallows’ Eve” which stars her alongside John DeLuca.

Personal Life and Social Media

For her personal life, it is known that Argota recently became engaged to fellow actor Mick Torres. He is best known for his stage work, playing McMurphy in a production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”. He also worked on the CBS series entitled “Pink Collar Crimes”.

During her free time, she enjoys listening to music, reading, playing with her dog, watching television, and knitting. Some of the shows she enjoys include “Friends”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “NCIS”, and “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” She also likes butterflies and often wears a necklace depicting one.

Similar to numerous actresses, she is active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Instagram on which she has over 200,000 followers.

She uses the platform to give updates about her life including her recent engagement while also promoting her work, which in recent years has been mainly set on stage. She also has an account on Twitter on which she has over 310,000 followers, using the platform to provide updates on a more frequent basis, and also to communicate with her friends as well as her followers. When she’s actually online, she posts frequently, often several times a day.

General Info

Full NameAshley Argota
Height1.61 m
ProfessionActor, Singer, Songwriter
EducationNew York University
NationalityAmerican

Accomplishments

MoviesAll Hallows' Eve, How to Build a Better Boy, Schooled, Blackout
TV ShowsBucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures, True Jackson, VP

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1One of her middle names, Spencer, comes from Princess Diana's maiden name.
2Shooting 20 episodes of True Jackson, VP [November 2008]
3Is a high school student with Connections Academy, an online school.
4Was accepted to NYU and attended her first semester at the College of Nursing. She will continue acting while going to school.
5Is Filipina.
6She likes reading her horoscope.
7She likes butterflies. She has a butterfly necklace that she always wears.
8She is the only performer in her family.
9Her favorite hobbies are reading, listening to music, knitting/crocheting, playing with her dog, texting her friends, and watching TV.
10Some of her favorite TV shows are Scandal, Greys Anatomy, Revenge, NCIS, Homeland, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, & Friends.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cover Versions2017completedAmber
Snatchers2017TV SeriesKiana
All Hallows' Eve2016Sarah Ettels
Adopted2016TV SeriesMandi
The Fosters2014-2016TV SeriesLucy 'Lou' Chan
#ThisIsCollege2016TV Mini-SeriesCarolina
Girl Meets World2016TV SeriesNikki
Broken: A Musical2015/IHelen
Lab Rats2014-2015TV SeriesS-1 Taylor
The Storybook Killer2015ShortRose
Blackout2015/VIIShortElle
How to Build a Better Boy2014TV MovieNevaeh Barnes
Chasing Life2014TV SeriesKristina
Austin & Ally2014TV SeriesElle
Cabot College2014TV MovieGabby
Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures2011-2013TV SeriesKelly
Baby Daddy2012TV SeriesAva
True Jackson, VP2008-2011TV SeriesLulu Johnson
iCarly2008TV SeriesKathy
Schooled2007Soomi Alverez

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spies in Training2015TV Series co-executive producer - 6 episodes

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Diary of an Ex-Child Star2010musician

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Teens Wanna Know2014-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Little Dude Anthem2015ShortHerself
Alexis Joy VIP Access2014TV Series shortHerself
The EZ Show2014TV SeriesHerself
Radio Disney Music Awards2014TV MovieHerself
FailCast with Ben Giroux2013TV SeriesHerself - Moment of Win Guest
Kidz Star USA 20122013TV SeriesHerself - Host
Chelsea's Channel2012Video shortHerself
On the Spot Interviews2012TV Series documentary shortHerself
Bratz Presents: Passion for Fashion with Brianna Gage2012TV SeriesHerself
80th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2011TV SpecialHerself
Piper's Picks TV2010-2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Piper's QUICK Picks2010-2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play: Get Your Game On2011TV SpecialHerself
79th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2010TV MovieHerself
TinaQ's Celebrity Interviews2010TV SeriesHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 20102010TV SpecialHerself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia
Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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