April Ashley Bio, Family, Career, Husband, Net Worth, Measurements

Profession: Models
Date of birth: Apr 29, 1935
Age: 87
Net worth: 1 Million
Birth Place: Liverpool, England
Height (m): 1.77
Religion: Christianity
Relationship Status: Married

April Ashley was a British model, actress, and author. In 1961, she was outed as a transgender woman by the Sunday People newspaper. Further, In 1960, she became the second British woman to have male-to-female gender reassignment surgery.

Also, she came in the headlines for her marriage that became void in the court case Corbett v Corbett after being transgender outed. On 27 December 2021, she died due to a heart attack in London. Wanna know more information on the late famous personality then keep on scrolling.

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Caption: The late model and actress, April Ashley.
Source: BBC

April Ashley: Bio, Family, Career

The model was born on 29 April 1935 as George Jamieson in Liverpool, England, the United Kingdom. She was born as a child to the six children of a Roman Catholic father Frederick Jamieson and his wife Ada Brown, Protestant. She has a nationality of British and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity. During her childhood, she had suffered from both calcium deficiency for which she required weekly calcium injections and bedwetting.

At the age of 16, she joined the Merchant Navy before she underwent to sexuality operation. But she was given dishonorable discharge after she attempted suicide. After she had sex reassignment surgery at the age of 25, she returned to Britain using April Ashley and joined the modeling industry. Further, she had a successful fashion model appearing in British Vogue.

Following that, she also appeared in the screen works winning a small role in the 1962 film The Road to Hong Kong. In 1961, when her friend sold her transgender story to the media, she became media attention dropping out of her film credit. However, she had received a few awards and honors including an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Liverpool.

April Ashley: Personal Life & Husband

The 86-year-old transgender was married twice and divorced as well. She first married an aristocrat Arthur Cameron Corbett in Gibraltar in 1963. However, her relationship with Corbett didn’t last long and divorced in 1970. Their separation constituted a watershed moment in legal history when the judge determined that she remained a biological man and that legally changing sex was impossible.

Therefore, their marriage became null and void in the court of Corbett v Corbett. She then had married for the second time to a guy named Jeffrey Wet. The ex-couple had married in 1980 and divorced a decade later in 1990.

In 2005, she returned to Britain decades later when she was legally recognized as female in light of the Gender Recognition Act. Additionally, at the age of 25, she had undergone a seven-hour-long successful sex reassignment surgery in Casablanca, Morocco for which she had saved £3,000. Moreover, she had told the rape story in her book The First Lady in which she was severely injured. Sadly, she died at the age of 86 on 27 December 2021 due to a heart attack in London.

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Caption: April Ashley received MBE by Prince Charles during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Source: Dailymail

April Ashley: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles

Coming over to her earning, she had made a hefty amount of money from her decades-long career in the industry. Therefore, she had an estimated net worth of over $1 million at the time of her demise. Further, she had also tried out her hands on different business ventures and had opened a restaurant in 1970.

She was not active over different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. It seems that she didn’t use her precious time on these social media networking sites.

April Ashley: Body Measurements

The beautiful lady had a slim and curvy body that stands to a tall height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.77 meters. No information on her further body weight or body measurements of chest and waist. She had hazel eyes color as well as short silver hair color.

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