Ashley Iaconetti Biography

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Quick Facts

Nick Name: Kardashley

Birthday: March 6, 1988

Nationality: American

Famous: Reality TV Personalities American Women

Age: 31 Years, 31 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Pisces

Born in: Great Fall, Virginia

Famous as: Reality TV Star

Height: 5'6" (168 cm), 5'6" Females


father: Dr. Jay Iaconetti

siblings: Lauren Iaconetti

U.S. State: Virginia

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education: James Madison University and Syracuse University

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Ashley Iaconetti is an American make-up artist, videographer, blogger, and reality TV star. She is best known for her appearance on the ABC reality TV show ‘The Bachelor’ in its 19th season. Even though she was eliminated on week five of the show, she came back to appear on another reality series, ‘Bachelor in Paradise’. She was featured on both season two and three of the show, and also appeared on the spin-off talk show ‘Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise’. She has made guest appearance on many talk shows and television series, including ‘Good Morning America’, ‘Entertainment Tonight’, ‘Million Dollar Matchmaker’, ‘Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ and ‘Access Hollywood Live’. Apart from her television work, she has worked as a reporter for ‘Jets Insider’ and has been a freelance writer for ‘Cosmopolitan’. She has a blog in which she discusses her thoughts on various events from the shows she appears in. She also provides beauty and make-up tips to her readers. She is obsessed with Kim Kardashian and is even nicknamed "Kardashley" due to her resemblance to the reality TV star.

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The Meteoric Rise To Stardom
  • Ashley's profile page on ABC website mentioned her as a nanny and a football fan. After completing her education, she worked as a sport reporter and freelance journalist for some time, before appearing on ABC's hit reality television show ‘The Bachelor’. On the show, she gained notoriety for her over-sensitive disposure and excessive crying. She stole the spotlight by claiming to be a virgin, who was never involved in a relationship or had a boyfriend. However, all the attention failed to win her the contest. But, she was able to leave lasting impression on the audience, as a result of which, she was re-selected as a contestant on the show ‘Bachelor in Paradise’. Since then, she has appeared on a number of television shows as herself.
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What Makes Ashley Iaconetti So Special
  • On social media, Ashley Iaconetti describes herself as "either optimistic or delusional". However, she is actually a multifaceted genius who has worked as a sports reporter, a freelance writer and videographer. She is the owner and CEO of E & S Media Creations, which provides video services on wedding, sports, and corporate occasions. She has previously worked for Yoshitoshi Recordings as an assistant and also for Entertainment Industries Council.
  • She has a blog where she posts her thoughts on The Bachelor. She also writes blogs on a vast array of topics, often providing advice to her readers on a variety of issues ranging from dating to skin problems. Ashley, who is infamous for excessive onscreen crying, mentioned in her blog that she is creating an emotional revolution. Discussing emotion-shaming, she urged her readers to express their feelings without being afraid of social norms or feeling vulnerable.
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Beyond Fame
  • Ashley Iaconetti stirred up controversy after she posted a blog article on Cosmopolitan and opened up on the heinous editing techniques employed by ABC network on its reality show ‘Bachelor in Paradise’. She alleged that the episode in which she had an altercation with fellow contestant Caila Quinn was heavily edited and was totally different from the actual conversation that they had. She immediately edited the post and included a disclaimer in the end of the article, mentioning that she had to edit the article due to her contractual obligations with ABC for being on the reality TV show. However, screenshot of the original post was leaked online, revealing her inputs on the issue to the public.
Behind The Curtains
  • Ashley Iaconetti was born on March 6, 1988, in Great Fall, Virginia to Italian parents. Her father, Dr. Jay Iaconetti, is an anesthesiologist at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He once appeared on Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise, the after-show to Bachelor in Paradise, through video call to support her. She has a sister named Lauren Iaconetti, who also appeared in Bachelor in Paradise. She currently lives in Wayne, New Jersey, and works in New York City as a freelance journalist for Cosmopolitan, where she writes about the Bachelor in Paradise.
  • She graduated from Langley High School in Northern Virginia in 2006 and then attended James Madison University for Media Arts and Design. She got her master's degree from S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, New York. After graduating from Newhouse School, she worked as an intern at Syracuse's ABC affiliate NewsChannel 9 WSYR.
  • After being eliminated from The Bachelor in its 19th season, she claimed that her feelings for the season's Bachelor, Iowa farmer Chris Soules, were genuine. She has also been linked to her co-star Jared Haibon from Bachelor in Paradise. They have been spotted together even after she was eliminated from the show, but she claimed that they are just good friends and understand each other very well.

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