Ashley Walters Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Dec, 2020
Facts of Ashley Walters
Date of Birth: 1982 , June-30
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Ashley Walters
Birth Name Ashley Walters
Nick Name Asher D
Mother Pamela Case
Nationality English
Birth Place/City London, England
Profession Actor, Rapper, Songwriter
Net Worth $3 Million
Married Yes
Married to Danielle Isaie (June 22, 2013 - present)
Children 8
Education St. Georges CE Primary School, Pimlico Academy
Awards British Independent Film Award
Online Presence Facebook, MySpace, Official Site, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram
Music Group So Solid Crew
Movies Some Voices, Bullet Boy, House of 9, Goal!, Get Rich or Die Tryin', Stormbreaker, Life and Lyrics, WAZ, Speed Racer, Anuvahood, Sket, Demons Never Die, Billionaire Ransom, Demain tout commence
TV Show Grange Hill, The Murder of Stephen Lawrence, Top Boy, Storm Damage, Urban Gothic, The Bill, Never Never, The Whistle-Blower, The Hidden City, Last Rights, Hustle, Five Days, Truckers, Cuffs, The Aliens, Safe House, Bulletproof
Albums Why Me?, Street Sibling, In Memory of the Street Fighter, Ashley Walters
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Ashley Walters is an English actor, rapper, and songwriter. As an actor, he has starred as Dushane in the Channel 4/Netflix crime drama series Top Boy. He is a rapper under the stage name Asher D and previously performed with the British garage and hip-hop band So Solid Crew.  

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Ashley Walters was born in Peckham, London, England on June 30, 1982, to parents of Jamaican descent. He was raised by a single mother, Pamela Case, a government officer. 

He received formal education from St. Georges CE Primary School in Camberwell, South London, and later, Pimlico Academy in Westminster, London. He also took acting classes at London's Sylvia Young Theatre School. 

Father of Eight Children 

On June 22, 2013, Ashley Walters married his girlfriend, Danielle Isaie. Their daughter, Amiaya-Love Walters, was born in August 2014; and their son, River Leslie Walters, was born in October 2016.     

 Ashley Walters with wife Danielle Isaie and their two children SOURCE: The Guardian

With the arrival of the two children, Walters is a father to eight children in total, including his three children with his former partner, Natalie: sons Shayon Perry Walters (born in 2000) and Paniro Ashley Walters (born in 2003), and daughter China Shereece Walters (born in 2001). 

He also has two daughters, Antonia Walters and Ashleigh Walters. On December 9, 2020, Walters announced that he had become a grandfather at the age of 38 with the birth of his granddaughter, Neveah Jade Walters.  

Career and Net Worth

Music Career

As a rapper-musician, Ashley Walters is known by the stage name Asher D. He was formerly part of the UK-based garage and hip hop collective So Solid Crew.   

As a solo artist, Walters has also achieved notable success and has released four studio albums: 2002's Why Me?, 2004's Street Sibling, 2006's In Memory of the Street Fighter, and 2009's Ashley Walters. 

In addition to that, he has released seven mixtapes and eleven singles.

Acting Career

Ashley Walters made his on-screen debut in 1992, albeit in an uncredited role as Omar, in an episode of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. He reprised his character in The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones

He made his feature film debut in the 2000 British comedy-drama Some Voices. He has since appeared in movies like Bullet Boy, House of 9, Goal!, Get Rich or Die Tryin', Stormbreaker, Life and Lyrics, WAZ, Speed Racer, Anuvahood, Sket, Demons Never Die, Billionaire Ransom, and Demain tout commence.  

Ashley Walters as Dushane in Top Boy SOURCE: The Independent

He is most known for playing Dushane, the main character of the Channel 4 crime drama series Top Boy. The series was picked up and revived by Netflix in November 2017.   

In addition to that, he has played Steven Warley in Truckers, Ryan Draper in Cuffs, Christophe in The Aliens, John Channing in Safe House, and Officer Ronnie Pike in Bulletproof.    

Net Worth

According to, Ashley Walters has a net worth of $3 million. His wealth comes from his acting and music career.   


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