Many celebrity kids are known for flaunting their (read their parents’) riches online, but this is not the case for Ashley Jade Stern. Very little is known about Ashley, but the same cannot be said of her celebrity father, Howard Stern. Ashley is one of the three Howard Stern daughters that the radio personality shares with his ex-wife Alison Berns. Here is her story.
Having a celebrity parent(s) may offer one the opportunity to earn fame, but clearly, this isn’t the life that Ashley Jade Stern has chosen. Born to popular personalities in the media industry, the lady has managed to stay away from the spotlight. So, who is she? Here is all you need to know about Howard Stern’s daughter.
- Date of birth: January 24, 1993
- Age: 27 years old (as of 2020)
- Zodiac sign: Aquarius
- Birthplace: Old Westbury, Long Island, New York
- Nationality: American
- Height: 1.70m
- Eye colour: Grey
- Hair colour: Blonde
Ashley Jade Stern's background
Ashley was born on January 24, 1993 in Old Westbury, Long Island in New York to radio personality Howard Stern and his then-wife, Alison Berns.
She is the youngest among Howard Stern’s daughters.
Although she was already popular, Ashley’s fame increased during her parents’ highly talked about divorce in 2001.
Ashley was born to Howard Stern, the famous radio personality, author and actor and Alison Berns, the actress.
It is reported that a mutual friend introduced Howard and Alison to each other, but at that time, Alison was not too fond of Stern. Her opinions began to change when they both started working together.
At the time, Stern was making a student film for a class, titled ‘Transcendental Meditation,’ and he approached her to appear in it.
On their first date, they went to watch a movie named ‘Lenny.’ She was Stern’s first girlfriend in college and remained the only one. Howard Stern admitted to knowing that he wanted to marry Alison Berns within a week of their relationship.
The two finally got married on June 4, 1978, at the ‘Temple Ohabei Shalom’ in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Ashley’s parents divorced in 2001, much to the shock of their fans. Her mother remarried David Scott Simon, and her father married actress and model Beth Ostrosky.
Her father - Howard Stern
Howard Allan Stern is an American radio and television personality and author. He is best known for his radio show, The Howard Stern Show, which gained popularity when it was nationally syndicated on terrestrial radio from 1986 to 2005.
At the beginning of his career, Howard worked in an advertising agency, Benton & Bowles. From 1976 to 1981, he worked in several radio stations, such as WRNW, WCCC, and WWWW.
In 1981, he moved to a different rock station in Washington, D.C. named WWDC. The next year, he entered into a five-year deal with the radio station WNBC. For this job, he was paid $ 1 million.
On TV, he appeared in the show Negligeé and Underpants Party in 1988. He has also worked on several TV shows and radio. He is most popularly known for his show, The Howard Stern Show.
He has also worked in America’s Got Talent as a judge.
Mother - Alison Berns
Alison was born on May 26, 1954, in Newton, Massachusetts, US. She has a brother named Lou Berns and a sister named Betsy Berns Stark.
She attended John Ward Elementary School (1959–1966) before joining the Bigelow Middle School (1966–1969) and finally graduated from Newton North High School in 1972. She then attended Boston University and then Columbia University.
Alison Berns is an actress and radio host. Her acting career started in her second year of college.
Her close collaboration with Stern helped her career blossom successfully. They worked together on projects such as Negligee and Underpants Party, U.S. Open Sores, and Private Parts.
She quit acting in the 1990s and started serving as a teacher. After her divorce from Stern, she married David Scott Simon on November 23, 2001.
She is currently believed to be working as a psychotherapist in Roslyn Heights, New York. Her net worth is estimated to be $20 million.
Siblings - Howard Stern's kids
Ashley Stern has two older siblings: Emily Beth Stern and Deborah Jennifer Stern. Her sister, Emily, is a popular actress, whereas Deborah is a former actress who currently runs her own consulting firm.
Who are Howard Stern's daughters? Here is all you need to know about them.
Emily Beth Stern
Emily is the oldest among Howard Stern kids.
She was born on 7 May 1983. Emily Beth is an actress, singer and artist.
One of the highlights of Emily's acting career was being cast in an off-Broadway production called Kabbalah. She was so excited to play Madonna that she dyed her hair black and decided to appear without clothes.
After mediocre reviews, the director leaked an almost-naked video of Emily. She was upset that he used her name to promote the show and got her father's lawyers to break out of the contract.
Emily released her album Birth Day through the Tree of Light record label on October 23, 2012. The album featured 11 songs, including Come On, Given Love, Love the Child who Cries and Love Song for Demeter.
Since Emily was young, she has been religious. She would fast for Yom Kippur and participate in Passover Seders.
It is reported that she embraced Orthodox Judaism in the mid-2000s. She also became a Torah scholar and enjoyed attending Shabbat dinners.
Deborah is the middle child among Howard Stern children
She was born on 9th May 1986. Deborah tried to make it in the entertainment business. She started acting by making an appearance in one episode of a show called Parker Lewis Can't Lose.
She also had small roles in movies For The Boys, Nudist Colony of the Dead and Wide Awake.
She has a degree in Humanitarian Services and a Ph.D. in Reading, Writing, and Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania.
Deborah is the founding partner of Deborah Stern Partners, a brand consultancy firm.
On 8th of October, 2016, Deborah got married to her long-time boyfriend, Colin Christy, who is the founder of Hapa Inada Designs, according to Spock and Christine.
Is Ashley dating?
Ashley was seen with a boy at her sister Deborah’s wedding and he was presumed to be her boyfriend. Nonetheless, his identity has not been disclosed in the media.
Although Ashley Jade Stern is a very private person, she will always be in the media's radar, mostly because of her famous father.
John Wayne was one of the biggest movie stars for over three decades. He starred in movies like Stagecoach, Sands of Iwo Jima, Hondo, The High and the Mighty, True Grit, and so many more. The actor died on June 11, 1979, at the age of 72 due to cancer. He was survived by his seven children from two of his three marriages.
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