What Happened To Ashton Meem After Divorced Russell?

Ashton Meem

Who Is Ashton Meem?

Ashton Meem was the ex-wife of popular NFL player, Russell Wilson. He came into the spotlight after divorcing this sports personality. Though the couple is dating since their high school days, they took this decision all of a sudden. People were unhappy about this couple’s divorce.

In this article, let us see why Ashton Meem took divorce from Russell. Additionally, let us have a brief look at Ashton’s early life, career, and net worth. Read through this article to get information about Ashton and her married life.

Early Life:

Ashton Meem was born on 6th September 1987. Her birthplace is Richmond, Virginia, the United States of America. She was born to Molly Meem and Lang Meem. At present, she is 34 years old.

She went to St. Catherine High School located in her hometown. Her ex-spouse, Russel, also studied in this school where they first met. Here their relationship started and it lasts for eight years.

After finishing her high education, she joined the University of Georgia. But she didn’t continue her education, as she got transferred to North Carolina State University. The reason is that her boyfriend Russell was playing in that college.


As Ashton completed her degree in Communication, she started her career in an advertisement company.

Once, she graduated from her college, she got an internship to join the Lewis Media Partners and McKinney. So, she gained a good experience after which she became an account executive. Her first job is in Richmond-based Morton Consulting. Moreover, she joined here in 2011.

Finally, she moved to an American Family Insurance Company. At present, she is working in some advertising operations. She is much happy with this job now.

Marriage & Divorce:

As already said, Ashton knew Russell from her high school days. They dated for some time and one day Russell uniquely proposed Ashton. Getting impressed with his proposal, she married Russell on 14th January 2012. In front of 300 guests, the couple tied the knot at the Country Club of Virginia.

Three months after their marriage, Seattle Seahawks selected Russell in the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL. He signed a four-year worth $2.99 million with them. Though his profession took him to the highs, his personal life faced issues.

In April 2014, Wilson got a divorce from Ashton. It was Wilson who filed for divorce at the court. But according to some rumors, the reason for their separation is Russell’s teammate, Golden Tate. Ashton cheated on Russell by having an illicit relationship with Tate.

But Tate denied all such accusations and posted about this on his Twitter account. So, the reason behind this divorce is hidden still now.

Ashton Meem Net Worth:

As of 2021, Ashton’s net worth is approximately $4 million. This fortune might be her divorce’s settlement from NFL star, Russell Wilson.


Ashton is living a low-profile life after her divorce. She is not active on any social media sites. Moreover, her Instagram account is not active since 2017. Based on her LinkedIn profile, she is currently working as an advertiser for an insurance company.