Russell Wilson Ex Wife (First) Ashton Meem Wiki (Age, Height & More)
Russell Wilson, the quarterback for Seattle Seahawks, has gotten married to Ciara who is an exceptionally gifted singer. In 2015, they both produced their debut in the dinner organized by the White House for Japan.
They then went on to get engaged in 2016 while they went on a vacation in Seychelles. They tied the knot a just a few months later in England – The Peckforton Castle, Cheshire.
Before he found happiness in 2016, getting married to Ciara, he was previously married to another woman. In this article, we would look into the life of the first wife of the famous quarterback. We would also talk about some of the rumours around their divorce.
His former wife, name Ashton Meem works as a media marketer. They have a lot of history together, shared lots of memories, until the divorce.
Ashton and Wilson were together for eight years and finally got married for just two years. The real news about the divorce doesn’t seem to come with a lot of clarity to date. This article will show you not just about the marital life of the quarterback and Ashton, but also about Ashton herself.
Ashton Meem’s Personal Life
At present, Ashton Meem is about 33years, and Virgo is her Zodiac Sign. She presently works in the advertising sector as an operation assistant for AFI, an American insurance company. Ashton Meem’s height is about 178cm (5ft10), and has a bodyweight of 52kgs or 115Ibs.
When Did They First Meet And Get Married?
On 6 September, 1987, Ashton Meem was born in Virginia (Richmond). The name of her parents was Molly and Lang Meem. It was while she began to attend High School (St. Catherine) that she met Wilson who as at that time was attending Collegiate School within the vicinity.
When Ashton completed her education, she worked as an intern, media marketer, and consultant at different times.
She shot into the limelight when she tied the knot with the renowned footballer, Seattle Seahawks’ quarterback.
Wilson and Meem’s meeting was indeed quite exceptional as it could be termed as love at first sight. It was at a Collegiate school they got to meet each other where Russell was famous for playing baseball, football and basketball.
They continued to see each other even during high school days and later on began dating. Even though Ashton was Russell’s senior, it did not stop them from loving each other.
Ashton Meem disclosed to the media how they first met each other during high school days. She also said that they also saw each other at a summer party and began dating.
Their relationship became long-distance when Ashton gained admission into The University of Georgia, while Russell went to North Carolina. Later on, in other for her to be much closer to him, she moved to the State of North Carolina. In 2010, she finished a degree in Communications getting a B.A.
Ashton and Russell got married in the year 2012 on 14 January in Virginia at a Country Club. During the course of Ashton and Wilson’s marriage, they didn’t have any kids.
No one expected or envisaged that the marriage between these lovers would end so abruptly. Here is how it all began.
Wilson announced in 2014 that they were bringing their marriage to an end. In his press release, the quarterback reiterated how that the decision for a divorce was quite a difficult one to be made.
Although from his statement, it seemed as though he went through quite a lot of struggles during that phase, the decision had to be made anyways. He sought for prayers, privacy and understanding during those tough times.
Rumours began to spread not too long after Russell made this announcement that Ashton was cheating with Golden Tate. As at that time, Golden Tate was the teammate of Russell. Both Meem and Golden Tate had to come out to the media to debunk the false information.
Even with the information being debunked, fans still hold it that the alleged affair was the primary reason why there was a divorce. After the divorce, Ashton kept herself busy by pursuing her career in advertising for the AFI as the operations assistant.
Tate reiterated in the press release that he had absolutely nothing to do with Russell and Ashton’s divorce. He maintained that himself and Russell had always been excellent friends and it was sheer irresponsibility on the part of the rumour starters.
Headlines Lashed Ashton Meem
After her divorce with Russell, headlines did not seem to be fair to her. In April 2020, Ashton Meem, who was previously away from the public eye, started to make headlines after a tweet from Emmanuel Acho.
Most Twitter users interpreted Emmanuel’s tweet as a savage one. Others didn’t seem as though it was a big deal for her to be trolled by Emmanuel Acho because she had previously lashed Ciara.
Ashton Meem seemed to have been in a lot of pain after the divorce. When Russell proposed to Ciara making use of a 5-carat diamond, Meem immediately changed her profile to the 8-carat rock that Russell previously gave her. This is a singular act that most social media users can never forget.
Russell Wilson and his new wife, Ciara have about three children, of which one is a newborn. Wilson plays the role of stepfather for Ciara’s son, Zahir Wilburn.
Ashton Meem as of late has not yet gotten married. She has managed to keep a shallow profile as she has managed to keep off media attention. Presently, she is not dating anyone or married to anybody.
Ashton Meem’s Net Worth
Unlike many celebrity wives and ex-wives who rose to fame due to the fame of their spouse. Or some celebrity divorcees that became wealthy as a result of the proceedings from the divorce.
Ashton is currently worth $4 million as a result of what she earns as an event planner and advertiser/ media marketer.