ABOUT THE ARTIST
At just four years of age, Ashleigh Hackett brought down the house in her stage debut appearing with her father, comedian Sandy Hackett, in a holiday performance at the Las Vegas Hilton for over 2,200 people. Now at 14 years old – a singer, actress and an accomplished dancer, Ashleigh has released several music videos and single recordings. She has appeared live on stage at numerous performing arts centers across the country.
In 2017, Ashleigh released her fourth original single, “On and On and On,” following her 2016 single and music video release of, “Slay,” an original song about the power that girls have to change the world.
Ashleigh made her solo debut as a singer and dancer at nine years old with her first single release and music video, “Let’s Go!” Ashleigh was invited to South Carolina to headline the 2015 Charleston Kids Fair where she premiered her follow-up original song, “Can You Feel It?” In April 2015, Ashleigh released a behind-the-scenes video which chronicled the highlights of her journey to Charleston, South Carolina.
Ashleigh played the role of “the Angel” in the 2010 remake of “One Little Christmas Tree,” released by her then 10-year-old brother, Oliver Richman. The song was written by legendary songwriter, Ron Miller – Oliver and Ashleigh’s grandfather. Ashleigh has toured across the country making numerous guest appearances in “Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show” to rave reviews, performing alongside the character of “Sammy Davis, Jr.” in “Candy Man” and as Nancy Sinatra in “Things” alongside the character of “Dean Martin”.
Ashleigh was born into a long lineage of world-class entertainers, writers, musicians, and performers. Ashleigh’s paternal grandfather, legendary comedian, Buddy Hackett, starred in several blockbuster films including Disney’s “The Love Bug” and “The Little Mermaid,” and in other classics such as “It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” and “The Music Man.”
Ashleigh’s maternal grandfather, Ron Miller, has written some of the biggest hit songs/standards including, “For Once in My Life,” “Touch Me in the Morning,” “Place in the Sun,” “Yester-me, Yester-you, Yesterday,” “Heaven Help Us All,” “I’ve Never Been to Me,” “Someday at Christmas” and “If I Could.”
Ashleigh’s parents, Lisa Dawn Miller and Sandy Hackett are accomplished writers, producers, directors and multi-faceted entertainers of live theatrical productions, music, film and television.
Ashleigh’s big brother, multi-talented singer/actor, Oliver Richman, has released numerous singles and music videos including “For Once in My Life – The 50th Anniversary Release,” “Count on Me,” “Believe” and “Celebrate Me Home.” He is currently a New York University Tisch School of the Arts student studying drama | musical theatre.
Ashleigh is a 9th grade drama student in Los Angeles, having performed the lead role in multiple stage productions and musicals. She loves her family, performing, the theatre, music, dance, getting together with friends and her golden retriever, Charlie.
2010 - Present
- Ashleigh is an accomplished actress, singer and dancer
- Ashleigh plays ukulele
- Ashleigh’s maternal grandfather is legendary songwriter, Ron Miller
- Ashleigh's paternal grandfather is legendary comedian, Buddy Hackett