If you are a true crime lover and love to listen to every little detail of crimes like how a crime takes place, how the police solve it, what are the motives of criminals behind doing these crimes etc., then Ashley Flowers’ podcast “Crime Junkie” is highly suggested for you.
This 32-year-old author cum host of the renowned podcast “Crime Junkie” is tremendously popular because of the way she narrates each crime story. Listening to her podcast, it would feel like she is telling crime stories with her friends. Every single story is described with suspense, that the listeners will nail-bite thinking about what would happen next.
So, if you want to know more about Ashley Flowers’ personal life, how her podcast became so successful, then keep on reading.
Facts About Ashley Flowers
|Celebrated Name||Ashley Flowers|
|Real Name/Full Name||Ashley Flowers|
|Birth Date||19th December 1989|
|Birth Place||South Bend, Indiana|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name)||Erick Hudak|
|Profession||Social Media Influencer, American Podcast Host, Entrepreneur|
|Net Worth in 2021||$5 million-$6 million dollars|
Born on December 19th, 1989, in South Bend, Indiana, Ashley Flowers is a 32-year-old Sagittarius. Anyway, we didn’t find much information about her father. But some sources confirmed that he’s doing business. Ashley’s mother, Lisa Flowers, is a homemaker.
Ashley is the eldest of three siblings. Her brother’s name is David Flowers and her sister’s name is Allisa Flowers.
Ashley Flowers completed her graduation in the biomedical research field from Arizona State University and joined as a genetic researcher at Notre Dame University.
Ashley’s Personal Life
After dating 5 years, Ashley married her long-term boyfriend Erik Hudak on 31st December 2017. She is now currently living with her husband and newborn daughter Josie in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Ashley Flowers has kept herself away from any type of negative controversies, but her podcast channel “Crime Junkie” is very controversial with plagiarism. One such came from Cathy Frye. This writer and former reporter accused Ashley of an episode of March 2019 on Kacie Woody. Cathy was convinced that the whole episode is based on her 2003 published article and was upset because Flowers didn’t give her proper attribution on this specific episode. Ashley followed Cathy’s request and removed that episode. But later she reposted the episode with the link to Cathy’s work. However, Flowers didn’t mention Cathy’s name.
With this reposting, angry Cathy despatched a cease and desist letter to the podcast team, demanding upload the episode with verbal attribution or remove it again.
Ashley’s Age, Height, and Weight
In 2021, Ashley turned 32. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and her weight is 55Kg (120 Lbs).
Ashley Flowers Net Worth and Salary
Ashley Flowers’ earnings come from her Instagram and Twitter accounts, the promotion of different brands and products. But her prime income source is “Crime Junkie.” Sources say that the net worth of Ashley is around $5 to $6 million.
Career of Ashley
Starting her career as a genetic researcher at the University of Notre dame, Ashley Flowers soon realized that the path isn’t made for her. Through her teenage years, she grew a fascination with true crime stories and later made this interest into her ultimate career.
With her childhood best friend Brit Prawat, Ashley started a podcast show called Crime Junkie on December 17, 2017. And in a short period, this show became well-known with an estimated 15 million downloads each month. This weekly podcast is aired every Monday and tells a unique crime story to its audiences.
Furthermore, Spotify revealed in June 2021 that Ashley would be the host of a new podcast show called International Infamy and it would air on 15 June 2021. Some sources claimed that Flowers got the advantage of doing numerous podcast shows along with Murder Monday, RadioNow 100.9.
In addition, Ashley Flowers is the founder and CEO of a podcast network named Audiochuck.
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Awards and Achievements
Ashley Flowers hasn’t been nominated or received any awards yet. However, her achievement list is pretty big.
- Founded a podcast channel named Crime Junkie with her childhood friend, based on true crimes, serial killers, murder, and mystery and it became immensely famous among listeners.
- Ashley and her husband Erick were recently blessed with a daughter named Josie.
- Ashley Flowers is Audiochuck’s founder and CEO.
- With her extraordinary storytelling power, Flowers was invited to host several podcast shows.
- She inaugurated “Supernaturals”, a podcast under her own podcast network Audiochuck.
Ashley Flowers is engaged with a lot of things simultaneously. Her Instagram followers grew to nearly 335k and she is busy doing paid promotional work. Sources claimed that she will host International Infamy, a global podcast show, soon.
Besides, Flowers started a non-profit organization called Season of Justice. This organization is solely dedicated to helping both law enforcement agencies and victims’ families by providing financial aid to solve cold cases.