Jan Ashley (Robert Kardashian’s ex-wife) Age/ Family/ Husband/ Career/ Net worth/Controversy and Facts

Jan Ashley
Jan Ashley

Jan Ashley is popular as the ex-wife of Robert Kardashian who was an American attorney and businessman. She came into limelight with her controversial statements.

Jan Ashley Wiki/ Bio

Jan Ashley became famous after getting married to Robert Kardashian, even though it was short lived marriage. She had extraordinary clash with the Kardashian family and attained fame as celebrity spouse.

Details regarding her educational qualification are not known but she seems to be well educated.

Jan Ashley Height/ Weight/ Age

Her height is 5 feet 6 inches and her weight is approximately 60 kg. She was born in 1949 in the United States of America. Her exact date of birth is not known. Jan Ashley’s age is 74 years (as of 2023).

Jan Ashley Net worth

There is no exact information available about her profession but her estimated net worth is between $1million to $5 million.

On the other hand, her first husband John Ashley’s net worth was $70 million and her second husband Robert Kardashian had a net worth of $30 million.

Jan Ashley Boyfriend/ Husband/ Family

Her father’s and mother’s name is not known. Also there is no information available about her siblings.

She is a private person and has not shared any details regarding her family and early life.

Talking about her personal life, she was earlier married to John Ashley who was an actor, singer, and producer. There is no information available about how they met and when did they get married. But she remained his wife until 3 October 1997 when John died of a heart attack in New York City at the age of 62.

Before Jan, John was married twice. His first wife was an actress named Deborah Walley whom he married in 1962 and had a son Anthony Ashley. They divorced in 1966 and later he married Nancy Moore and had a son Cole Ashley born from her.

It was in early 1998 that she met Robert Kardashian who was a businessman and attorney. They came across each other when she was selling her house.

Their relationship was kept private for a long time until she revealed in an interview in 2014 with Radar Online. She said:

I was selling my house, and he came through it, and he saw my picture. He called one of my husband’s actors to have him introduced to me.

Jan Ashley

The couple began dating and were in a romantic relationship for about seven months until Robert proposed her in Hawaii. Their marriage took place on 25 November 1998 in Vail, Colorado and they went for a honeymoon the same day with his four children.

Unfortunately, their marriage did not sustain for a long time and they called off their marriage just a month later. Their divorce was finalized in 1999.

The reason behind their divorce was stated differently by both of them. Jan Ashley Kardashian said that there was frequent disturbance between them because of Robert’s ex-wife Kris and their children.

Robert Kardashian with his first wife Kris Jenner and their children
Robert Kardashian with his first wife Kris Jenner and their children

On the other hand, Robert said that his disinterest in having a child with Ashley was the reason for their separation. Initially, he agreed to have a child but after marriage he changed his mind as he already was a father to his four biological children.

To this Jan responded that she did not had an intention to have a kid because if she wanted she could have had it from her first husband John.

She does not have children from any of her relationship and thus is living a single life currently.

Jan Ashley’s ex-husband Robert Kardashian

Robert Kardashian was an American attorney and businessman. He was born on 22 February 1944 and died on 30 September 2003 at the age of 59 years due to esophageal cancer.

Robert George Kardashian received recognition because of his friend O J Simpson for whom he was the defense attorney during Simpson’s 1995 murder trial.

He attended Susan Miller Dorsey High School and the University of Southern California from where he graduated with BS degree in Business Administration in 1966. Later he acquired JD degree from the University of San Diego School of Law.

For about a decade, he practiced law and then went into business. He was one of the co-founders of the trade publication Radio and Records. The other business in which he was involved includes Movie Tunes, Juice Inc., Concert Cinema, etc.

Talking about his personal life, he first married Kris Jenner and has four children from her namely Kourtney Kardashian, Kimberly Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, and Robert Kardashian Jr. (Rob). The couple divorced in 1991.

Later he married Jan Ashley in 1998 and within a month their marriage ended. He dated Ellen Pierson for about three years and got married to her in the year 2003.

Robert Kardashian with his last wife Ellen Pierson
Robert Kardashian with his last wife Ellen Pierson

Ellen is Robert Kardashian’s last wife as he died just six weeks after his marriage. The cause of death was esophageal cancer which was detected in July 2003 and he breath last on 30 September 2003.

NameJan Ashley
Date of Birth1949
Age74 years (as of 2023)
Zodiac SignNot Known
HometownNot Known
Net worth$1 – $5 million US Dollars
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Heightfeet and inches- 5’6”
centimeters- 171 cm
Weightkilograms- 60 kg
pounds- 132 lbs
Body Measurements36 – 25 – 36
Eye ColorBlue
Hair colorBlonde
Shoe sizeNot Known
Father nameNot Known
Mother nameNot Known
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
BoyfriendNot Known
Marital statusDivorced
HusbandJohn Ashley
Robert Kardashian (ex-husband)


She is a private person and has not revealed any information about her life. Hence, her professional career details are not available.

The main reason that she got popularity is because of her husbands who were famous personalities.


She made a controversial statement along with Ellen Pierson that Khloe Kardashian is not Robert’s biological daughter. Further, she added Robert loved her like other kids and hence did not ask Khloe to do DNA test as it would make her unhappy.

Robert Kardashian with his Daughter Khloe Kardashian
Robert Kardashian with his Daughter Khloe Kardashian

Favorite Things/ Hobbies

  • Favorite sports – rugby and table tennis
  • Favorite destination – New York City, London, and England
  • Hobbies – gardening and learning new things.

Facts/ Trivia

  • Jan Ashley is famous as the former wife of late attorney and businessman Robert Kardashian.
  • She attained popularity after giving controversial statements about the Kardashians.
  • She is a private person and has not revealed any details about herself.
  • On social media she is not active with any of her accounts.
  • She claimed that Khloe is not the biological daughter of her ex-husband Robert Kardashian.
  • To her statement Khloe gave a rough reply through her tweet by not taking anyone’s name.
  • This controversy was also featured on the reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
  • Her ex-husband Robert died shortly after his third marriage.
  • Robert Kardashian Jan Ashley were married for only one month and then they annulled their relationship.