Ashley Busch (born: Ashley Van Meter) is a professional polo player and model. She is married to professional race car driver Kurt Busch. Ashley is also an official brand ambassador for US Polo Assn.
Busch attended the prestigious Hill Academy. She is also a philanthropist and has been involved in numerous charitable initiatives and has also hosted polo exhibitions such as the Van Meter Polo Cup for the benefit of Capital Hospice, National Center For Missing and Exploited Children; The Commonwealth Polo Cup; The National Library of Sport Polo Classic; Polo for a Purpose and Van Meter 5-Mile run for Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC.
He has also participated in several global campaigns such as the 125th anniversary campaign of the United States Polo Associations. She loves swimwear and partnered with swimwear company La Isla’s Founder and CEO Enrique Sanchez-Rivera for her own label in 2017.
ASHLEY BUSCH AGE
Ashley was born on September 4, 1991. She is 27 years old in 2018.
ASHLEY BUSCH FAMILY
She was born to Albert Van Meter Jr., known as Beau, is a president of the Van Meter Companies, a real estate development company based in Middleburg and Deadria Van Meter. She was raised with her siblings Jeannie, Charis and Alison Van Meter. Her sister Allison also helps her father in the family business.
ASHLEY BUSCH HUSBAND
Ashley and Kurt Busch were introduced by Ashley’s sister. The two learned that they have a lot in common although they both came from different worlds and sports. They dated for 10 months and Kurt asked the question with a gorgeous ring from Tiffany & Co. He had actually seen the ring a couple of months after they started dating and said he knew the ring was for her. ‘
Kurt spent the holidays with Ashley and her family and felt something growing in his heart. Kurt asked Ashley’s father for her hand in marriage in June 2015. Their engagement took place in Virginia at Ashley’s family home, inside a barn with rose petals, candlelight, champagne and Stroganoff beef. (Ashley’s favorite dish). Kurt fell to his knees and proposed to the love of his life.
The couple celebrated their engagement with a trip to Greece. The couple got married on January 7, 2017 in Eden Rock, St. Barths Island. The ceremony was very intimate with only 40 close friends and family. Ashley’s great-uncle, 90, performed the ceremony. The ceremony was very special as Kurt also married his parents and grandparents.
After exchanging vows, they enjoyed a magical evening with a delicious sit-down dinner followed by the cutting of their magnificent 6 foot tall wedding cake. This cake was a sight, but nothing compared to the surprise performance of Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler.
After the celebrations, the newlywed enjoyed a staycation at home, followed by Kurt’s epic victory at the Daytona 500 in February 2019.
POLO AT ASHLEY BUSCH
Ashley dreamed of becoming a professional polo player. She was taken to a polo school with a friend by her mother’s friend. He has won several tournaments including Port Mayaca with 14 goalkeepers and 12 international Polo Clun players. He was also at the July 2018 polo event which was held by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
His father was also a professional polo player and the father-daughter duo also play together. Busch won the US Eastern Circuit Polo Team, the United Services Cup at Guards Polo Club on the final day of the Chapple Cup Series. Prince Harry also participated in the family’s cavalry regiment polo team that day.
ASHLEY BUSCH RACING WIVES
Busch is a cast of the CMT Racing Wives show. The show follows the lives of Ashley herself, Samantha Busch , driver Amber Balcaen, Whitney Ward Dillion and her best friend Mariel lane in Lake Norman, NC, where the who’s who of stock car racing live.
It also enters the personal and professional lives of women as they support their husbands, friends and each other, both on and off the track.
NET WORTH OF ASHLEY BUSCH
Busch’s net worth has not yet been disclosed. However, her husband Kurt has an estimated net worth of $ 50 million.