She is widely known as a voice actress but Ashly Burch is also known for her remarkable stints as an actress, singer, and writer. Burch voiced the character of Tiny Tina in Borderlands 2 a video game in which her talent was popular. She was also the voice of Chloe Price in Life is Strange, Aloy video game, and many others.
The actress has starred in some movies and has also made a name as a storyline writer, thanks to her work in the Cartoon Network series Adventure Time and other projects which have won her some accolades. It will be interesting to find out more about Ashly Burch.
Ashly Burch Biography, Age
She was born on June 19, 1990, in Phoenix, Arizona. She is of mixed ancestry; her father is white and her mother is of Thai and Indian ethnicity. Ashly has expressed profound love for what she does over the years and has stayed true to her dreams. Starting out at a time YouTube was not so popular did not discourage Burch from trying her luck with various video games.
As a child, she suffered severe anxiety. She found solace in her love for video games at the time. This helped and still helps a great deal in calming her down. Not much is known about her education but what we have ascertained is that Ashly Burch attended Occidental College in Los Angeles and graduated in 2012.
As Burch’s interest and curiosity grew further in animations, she realized it was actual people who voiced the characters in a video game. After her college, she started with a web series Hey Ash, Watcha Playin which was a commercial success. The series also drew lots of attention to her and grew her subscribers. She soon got her first voice role in the video game Borderlands 2. Her next stint was in Life is Strange where she voiced the character of Chloe Price. Ashly got the role of Chloe after auditioning alongside Max, Victoria, and Kate.
In 2016 the industry witnessed a voice actors’ strike causing some of the notable voice actors to boycott some productions. During this time Burch was to reprise her voice role as Chloe Price in Life is Strange: Before the Storm. But for the sake of the strike, she was replaced by Rhianna DeVries. Burch came back to voice Chloe in Farewell (2018) a bonus chapter of the production.
Ashly Burch Net Worth
People may not know that Ashly Burch makes a lot of money from the tech industry. However, given her privacy with information about her life, her net worth has not been revealed. The voice actress who writes and stars in her web series has worked her way to prominence in the tech industry.
Personal Life – Boyfriend, Is She Gay?
Not many women opt for voicing characters in video games. This must be the reason behind speculations about the sexuality of the voice actress. Ashly’s righteous involvement with video games characters and other works of hers stereotyped as a male type of work has given rise to some rumors about her sexuality.
But the actress seems to be undisturbed about the speculations. Although she is very private about her personal life, she has had relationships with the opposite sex in the past. She was in a relationship with David Fetzer, her Must Come Down co-star.
Fetzer who was reportedly a drug addict, unfortunately, met his end in 2012 after an accidental overdose claimed his life. The actress who was very devastated by the death of her boyfriend shared the story on Paul Gilmartin’s Mental Illness Happy Hour podcast.
Here are Other Facts You Need to Know About the Voice Actress
- Ashly Burch has so much passion for what she does and does it exceptionally well.
- Metal Gear Solid directed by Hideo Kojima was the game that motivated Burch to venture into Voice acting. She found out after seeing David Hayter’s name as one of the main characters in the video game that real people actually voice the characters. After finding out on google that real human beings played the voices, she decided to do this on her own.
- Ashly has an older brother named Anthony Burch. Her first voice role in Borderlands 2 came as a result of her brother’s influence as the writer for the video game.