Ashton Meem Wiki After Divorce With Quarterback Husband; Affair & Indulgence?
- Date of Birth Sep 06, 1987
- Age 32 Years, 8 Months
- Nationality American
- Profession Businesswoman
- Relationship Status Single
- Ex-Husband Russell Wilson(m. 2012–2014)
- Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
- Boyfriend Not Known
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- Ethnicity/Race White
- Father Lang Meem
- Mother Molly Meem
- College North Carolina State University
- Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 11 Inches (1.8 Meters)
- Hair Long
- Children/Kids Not Yet
Ashton Meem became a sensation for her enthusiastic reaction after her fiance Russell Wilson was drafted by Seatle Seahawks in the annual NFL draft 2012. The enthusiasm remained just for two years after she became a talk of the nation in a three-way tangle.
The 30-year-old first came to fore as the girlfriend of aspiring footballer Russell Wilson.
Here are a set of wikis on the 31-year-old's life which includes her wedding, husband, divorce, and rumors of an affair that hit the news.
1. Ashton Meem Changed Three University To Be Near Her Boyfriend
Born on 6 September 1987 as the only child to parents Molly and Lang Meem, Ashton had preliminary schooling at a high school in Richmond Virginia. It was at high school, Ashton met with Russell when both were teenagers. The couple opened up with each other after a summer party and started seeing each other.
However, their blossoming love was to hit a hitch because of their choices of college. Russell had committed himself to the North Carolina university after receiving a scholarship with them. But, he moved to the University Of Wisconsin in 2011.
Ashton meanwhile flirted between three universities to be close to her boyfriend, before finally graduating from the University Of Georgia in Communications. After graduating, Ashton dilly dallied between various jobs as a marketing intern to Art dealer before finally settling down at Advertising Operations Assistant in the American Family Insurance.
2. Ashton Meem Married Russell Wilson In 2012
Ashton's relationship with Russell was in full flow which eventually led them to get engaged in 2010. Russell directed Ashton to the Umstead Hotel and Spa blindfolded and ushered her to a presidential suite. And once she removed her blindfold, she saw her dog running towards her and in its collar was written
‘Hey Mom, Dad has a question he wants to ask you.’
Surprised, Ashton turned towards the balcony of the suite only to find Russell on his knees with an 8 carat diamond on his hand. Immediately she said 'Yes.' The couple embraced, and Ashton celebrated Russell's elevation from boyfriend to husband-to-be with champagne along with her family.
And two years later, Russell and Ashton tied the knots in an intimate wedding ceremony in front of fans and family. On a chilly winter day of 12 January 2012, Ashton turned Russell from boyfriend to husband at the Country Club of Virginia. The honeymoon plans were put on hold after the wedding as Russell was training for NFL draft.
Ashton & Russell: Ashton Meem With husband Russell On Her Wedding Day (Photo: Pinterest)
And the husband-wife duo's decision to focus on Russell's career bore fruit as he was drafted by the Seatle Seahawks barely three months after their marriage. A year later the lucky charm of Ashton struck again, as he won the Superbowl with the Seahawks.
However, a year after Russell's Superbowl win, his announcement about Ashton surfaced leaving many fans of her baffled.
Ashton talked with KIRO FM in November 2013 about how her married life was sailing plainly. Ashton admitted that being a high profile sportsperson meant extensive following which left the couple with little family time.
She further said that despite all the hullaballoo regarding her husband, they were completely comfortable but stressed because they were planning for Russell's post-retirement ventures.
3. Affair Rumors Surface After Divorce, Hefty Settlement
Barely four months after her interview, Russell filed for a divorce with his wife of two years on 24 April 2014. In a statement released by his media persons, he stated that it was the single most difficult decision he had ever taken and asked for privacy in hard times. He addressed the divorce back in 2014 in 'USA Today' saying:
“Clearly, decisions like these don’t come easy. Ashton and I respectfully ask for prayers, understanding and privacy during this difficult time. Moving forward, I will have no further comment on this personal matter.
The divorce proceeded with ease and the fact that the couple had no kids made it easier for them to settle on terms.
Happy With Husband Then: Ashton Meem attends the 2013 ESPYs with husband Russell Wilson (Photo: gettyimages.com)
Russell, who was already a big star by the time, and a multi-millionaire with a decent net worth, paid an undisclosed sum for the settlement but the reason for their divorce remained hidden.
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However, just days after the divorce, rumors about Ashton's alleged affair with NFL player Golden Tate started surfacing in the media. Golden Tate for his part tweeted a series of tweets where he vehemently denied that he had an affair with Ashton and even added that his fiance was a good friend of Ashton.
Tate even addressed the situation in a column for the Cauldron in 2014 saying:
Unfortunately, I have since been harassed on social media over a multitude of reasons about why I left, none of which are true. It was profoundly disappointing, not only that these “fans” were circulating rumors about me, but more so how my reputation became tarnished in the process. I did not have an affair with Russell Wilson’s wife, nor did I have anything to do with his divorce.
After the divorce, Russell enjoyed a romantic relationship with singer Ciara, who he married in a lavish wedding ceremony in Britain. Meanwhile, Ashton has kept a relatively low profile and enjoyed her life away from the hush of Hollywood. Her marital details after her divorce with then-husband have not made the news.
4. What Happened To Ashton? Meet Ex-Husband Russel After Their Divorce? Wife & Kids?
After Ashton and Russel divorced in 2014, Russel started dating Ciara in 2015. They are now married and enjoying their young family together and are grateful every day. They are setting an example of how strong they can make their family relationships although they had ups and downs in their past relationships. The pair have a daughter, Sienna. Ciara also has a son from her previous relationship with rapper, Future.
5. Know Ashton Meem Net Worth?
American businesswoman Ashton worked as a media intern, an art buyer, and a consultant during her early years after graduation. She late settled into a job as Advertising Operations Assistant at American Family Insurance and enjoyed a decent income. Her current salary remains undisclosed, but she reportedly boasts a massive net worth of $4 million dollars.