Ashleigh Cummings (born November 11, 1992) is an up-and-coming but great Australian actress.
She made her mark on the big screen as Robyn Mathers in the film Tomorrow, When the War Began, for which she was nominated for Best Young Actor at the 2010 Australian Film Institute Awards.
Ashleigh Cummings is also known for her role as Dorothy Williams in ABC1’s Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries television series.
In addition, she portrayed Debbie Vickers in Puberty Blues, as well as Vic McQueen in NOS4A2.
|WIKI FACTS & ABOUT DATA|
|Full Name:||Ashleigh Cummings|
|Born:||11 November 1992 (age 28 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Jeddah, Saudi Arabia|
|Boyfriend • Husband:||Aaron Jakubenko|
|Occupation:||Actress • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
Ashleigh Cummings is an Australian by nationality born on 11 November 1992, in the ancient city of Jeddah, in Saudi Arabia.
Her father is a radiographer, and her mother is a sonographer, and they both worked for the Saudi royal family around the time of Ashleigh’s birth.
In addition, Ashleigh has a beautiful younger sister named Hannah Cummings.
Ashleigh Cummings has always been engrossed in performing. She began ballet lessons at the age of two. Her parents returned to Australia when she was 12 years old.
Ashleigh Cummings began taking dance and acting courses at the Brent Street School of Performing Arts when she was 14 years old.
She then transferred to Wenona School in North Sydney, where she graduated from high school in 2010.
She is currently a Screenteens Program graduate of Sydney, Australia’s Screenwise Film & TV School for Actors.
She also took online philosophy classes at Macquarie University and Sydney University. She has also undergone Dustin Hoffman’s Online Masterclass instruction.
In addition, Ashleigh was awarded the renowned Heath Ledger Scholarship, which allowed her to study acting in Los Angeles.
Ashleigh Cummings appeared as a dancer in Darren Ashton‘s Razzle Dazzle: A Journey into Dance in 2007. After which, she went on to cast as Ally Sheppard in Green Fire Envy, which is a project produced by the Participate Film Academy.
The subsequent appearances were a role in a television film titled Dream Life and a guest cameo in a soap opera titled Home and Away.
In September 2009, it was announced Ashleigh Cummings had joined the cast of a film called Tomorrow, When the War Began, based on the John Marsden book with the same title.
For her portrayal of Robyn Mathers, she earned a nomination for Best Young Actor at the 2010 Australian Film Institute Awards.
From September 2010, she was cast in a Sydney Theatre Company’s production titled Our Town. The Australian appeared in episodes of Underbelly: Razor and Dance Academy, including Rescue Special Ops, in 2011.
She then appeared as Dorothy “Dot” Williams in an ABC1 drama series titled Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, based on Kerry Greenwood‘s Phryne Fisher historical mysteries.
Furthermore, Ashleigh Cummings was cast as Debbie Vickers in a television adaptation of Puberty Blues in March 2012.
Then she went overseas for three weeks to work as a volunteer in South-East Asia before filming the second series of Miss Fisher‘s Murder Mysteries.
For her performances in Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and Puberty Blues, Ashleigh Cummings received a nomination for Most Popular Actress at the Logie Awards.
Additionally, she recorded vocals for Dan Webb‘s debut album called Sandstorm, released in 2014. She also played in Rhys Graham‘s first feature film titled Galore, as Billie.
She was nominated in Best Performance by a Young Actor at the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for her performance in Galore.
she has a lead role in a film titled Hounds of Love. In addition, she appeared as Cheryl Miller in Westside, which is the prequel series to Outrageous Fortune.
Ashleigh Cummings portrays Pippa in The Goldfinch, which is a film adaptation of Donna Tartt‘s novel with the same title. In addition, she played the lead role of Vic McQueen in the AMC horror series titled NOS4A2.
Ashleigh Cummings has managed to garner 41.8k followers on Instagram. Her growing influence continues to attract more followers. The Australian actress is also on Twitter with several followers.
Ashleigh Cummings verified social media handles is as follows:
- Instagram: @ashleigh_cummings
- Twitter: @RealAshCummings
Born in Saudi Arabia, Ashleigh Cummings looks quite attractive and stands out with her incredible fashion sense wherever she goes. The Australian stands tall with a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.63 m)
She weighs approximately 54 kg (119 lbs). Additionally, she has a slim body type with a figure measurement of 35-24-34 inches, including her bra/breast size 35C, waist 24 inches, and hips 34 inches. Her dress is size 2 (US).
She has lovely but charming dark brown eyes complemented by her long light brown hair.
Ashleigh Cummings has been loyal in a relationship with a fellow Australian actor named Aaron Jakubenko since 2016.
Ashleigh Cummings is quite wealthy, even as a developing actress. She is paid handsomely because of her consistent performance in films, thus giving her the right to own an estimated $5 million as net worth.
Her primary source of income is through her career as an actress.
Ashleigh Cummings has an impressive filmography that contains interesting movies coupled with excellent television series.
She made her full debut as Ally Sheppard in Green Fire Envy, a film produced by the Participate Film Academy. Ever since, she has appeared in numerous films with stellar performances.
- 2007 Razzle Dazzle: A Journey into Dance as Dancer
- 2008 Green Fire Envy as Ally Sheppard
- 2010 Tomorrow, When the War Began as Robyn Mathers
- 2013 Galore as Billie
- 2013 My Mother, Her Daughter as Gabrielle
- 2013 Greg’s First Day as Erica
- 2014 Snowblind as Paige
- 2016 Hounds of Love as Vicki Maloney
- 2017 Pork Pie as Keira Leigh-Jones
- 2019 The Goldfinch as Pippa
- 2020 Vide Noir as Lee
- 2020 Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears as Dot Collins née Williams
- 2008 Dream Life as Sal
- 2009 Home and Away as Ali Edmonds (3 episodes)
- 2011 Rescue: Special Ops as Britney (“The Intervention”)
- 2011 Underbelly: Razor as Gracie (“Blood Alley”)
- 2012 Dance Academy as Trilby “Faux Pas De Deux”
- 2012–2014 Puberty Blues as Debbie Vickers
- 2012–2015 Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries as Dorothy ‘Dot’ Williams
- 2015 Gallipoli as Celia Houghton
- 2017–2018 Westside as Cheryl Miller (series 3 & 4)
- 2019–2020 NOS4A2 as Vic McQueen