A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, graduate of Louisiana State University, and the youngest of eleven siblings. As a teenager, Ashley was ignited by a desire to perform, and auditioned for a talent variety TV show produced by Quincy Jones on Fox and won the role of co-host and went on to do numerous commercials and a major campaign in New Orleans called “Do Something”. In 2005, she relocated to Houston, TX, and was chosen to compete on her first foray into reality tv on ABC’s Glass House in California. During the 2020 Covid pandemic, Forrestier decided to relocate to Atlanta, GA for additional film and television opportunities and has recently appeared on Will Packer’s Put a Ring On It reality show which aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). Forrestier has been acting in various projects including the latest film, Urge, as leading lady.