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Ashley Van Metre


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Full NameAshley Van Metre
First NameAshley
Middle NameVan
Last NameMetre
ProfessionPolo player
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameAlbert Van Metre
Father ProfessionBusinessman
Mother NameDeadria Van Metre
Mother ProfessionDesigner
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseKurt Busch
SibilingsCharis Van Metre, Jeannie Van Metre, Alison Van Metre
Insta Profile
Date of BirthSeptember 2,1990
Age33 years

Ashley Van Metre is well known for being the ex-wife of American professional auto racing driver Kurt Busch

She is a professional Polo player who was born on September 2, 1991. 

She has been the champion of several tournaments like the Port Mayaca 14-goaler and the International Polo Club 12-goaler

She was also the brand ambassador of the US Polo Association. 

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Ashley Van Metre with her ex-husband Kurt Busch
Ashley Van Metre with her ex-husband Kurt Busch. Source: Pinterest

To whom was Ashley born?

Ashley was born to her father, Albert Van Metre, and mother, Deadria Van Metre

Ashley’s father, Albert, is the chairman of a real estate development company named Van Metre Companies in Middleburg

Her mother, Deadria, also works at the same company where she designs and runs a swimwear brand. 

Does Ashley have any siblings?

Ashley does have a brother and two sisters. Charis Van Metre, Jeannie Van Metre, and Alison Van Metre are her siblings, respectively. 

Relationship Status of Ashley and Kurt

Ashley and Kurt married each other on January 7, 2017, in St. Barts. They got engaged on June 2015 after dating each other for a year. 

They first met each other in 2014. It was Ashley’s sister who introduced them to each other. 

Ashley Van Metre and Kurt Busch on their wedding day.
Ashley Van Metre and Kurt Busch on their wedding day. Source: Pinterest

Everything was going well in their marriage, and they were seen flaunting their love on social media, posting on anniversaries, and praising each other, saying they get the better out of themselves. 

Unfortunately, the couple made the decision to no longer be together after Ashley filed a divorce against Kurt on May 9, 2022

The polo player alleged that her ex-husband committed a tortious act which became the reason for their split. 

In April 2022, Ashley revealed that Kurt had cut her off financially as she was denied access to the credit card, joint accounts, and other supports as well.

Not only this, but Kurt also demanded Ashley leave their home by June's first week. 

Ashley claims that Kurt has another home where he can live for the time period, but he refuses to do so. 

While speaking to TMZ, Kurt said he was heartbroken as he confirmed his divorce. 

He also revealed his desire to work on his marriage and prevent their divorce and requested privacy as divorce is a personal and private matter. 

Despite having five years marital relationship, they didn’t give birth to any children.

About Ashley’s ex-husband, Kurt

Kurt Thomas Busch was born on August 4, 1978, in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

He is a professional auto racing driver who has competed in the NASCAR Cup Series

He has driven for Chip Ganassi Racing, Stewart-Haas Racing, Furniture Row Racing, and many others in his career of Cup. 

Ashley Van Metre with her ex-spouse Kurt Busch
Ashley Van Metre with her ex-spouse Kurt Busch. Source: Pinterest

Ashley wasn’t the first wife of Kurt

Ashley was the second wife of Kurt. Kurt first married Eva Bryan on July 27, 2006, in Eastville, Virginia. 

Eva had met Kurt while working at First Virginia Bank. After their marriage, Eva worked as a vice president of Kurt’s racing company. 

The couple got divorced in 2011

Kurt's rivalry with his brother Kyle for a million bucks

Kurt and his younger brother opened up about their one-year rivalry in an interview with Graham Bensinger. 

When both brothers were competing at the 2007 All-Star Race, they had a crash due to each other fault. 

Kurt explained as he was trying to get out of the way, Kyle ended up clipping him where Kyle explained as Kurt came down and he came up, it spun him out, and it crashed both of them. 

Kurt said that their difference of opinion lasted for a long time because it was all for a million bucks. 

Kurt on Michael Jordan's seriousness toward sports

In The Howard Stern Show, Kurt said that Michael Jordan is very serious, very professional, and very tuned in. 

Kurt said while he was going through a job interview, Michael was pointing straight to his heart and said we never have to worry you out there driving because we know you drive from your heart just like I play. 

Kurt said that MJ’s still that classic, playing from soul, playing smart, and playing hard, and it’s a really cool atmosphere racing for him. 

Kurt even added when he was on a pole speed run and got third, MJ gave him the arms Emoji of what happened.

Net Worth

The net worth of Ashley is estimated to be $2.5 million. Even her family’s net worth is $341 million. 


  1. The age of Ashley Van Metre is 31 years old.
Updated On Sat Jul 22 2023 Published On Sat Jul 22 2023 By Smity

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