Ashley Massengill has been married to Joshua Grayson since 2022. The American content creator and entrepreneur founded numerous businesses including AM/PM credit repair and has since launched a career as a business coach through her Digital Course Recipe. As it is, the 35-year-old made waves due to a series of controversies involving her business strategies which allegedly made millions for her within a short time. Also, she is involved in an FBI indictment charge for racketeering and a hire-to-murder plot.
While she has garnered a lot of followers through her content and business classes, the mother of one child will continue to shock many with her many controversial activities. Considering all these, stay on this page while we unravel all the intriguing details about her.
Ashley Massengill has Been Married to Joshua Grayson Since 2022
In 2022, Ashley and Joshua Grayson got married. Ever since, she has gone by the name Ashley Grayson and Ashley Massengill Grayson. Looking closely at her relationship timeline with Grayson who is originally from Jamaica, the pair started dating sometime in 2021. They were together for 9 months before Grayson proposed to her in 2022. Prior, both had been married and divorced before linking up.
The celebrity couple have continued to dazzle followers with loved-up images. Based on their social media updates, Ashley and Joshua share alot in common starting from business to their declaration of faith in Jesus Christ. Through their faith, they often give gllory to God for all they have achieved.
They welcomed their first child on July 19, 2023. While celebrating the arrival of their child, Joshua revealed that the process was a challenging one for Ashley. Reportedly these challenges included fallopian tubes that were not functioning properly. While these issues are scary enough, Ashley went through four IVF rounds and suffered several miscarriages. Thankfully, they were able to conceive their child naturally despite all these complications.
Who is Ashley Massengill?
Born on August 4, 1988, in the United States, Ashley Massengill is a content creator and entrepreneur. Regarding her earlylife, Massengill had a rough childhood in the Baltimore neighborhood she grew up in.
We gathered that she was involved in many vices and is said to have sold drugs, been involved in shootouts, and gone to jail three times. At the age of 16, she was diagnosed with stage 4 endometriosis and as a result, she lived with pelvic pain for most of her life. While this may seem to be much, life went downhill for her after she lost her car and became homeless at some point. Unsurprisingly, she attempted suicide at the age of 23. Thankfully, she moved beyond this and focused on being a better person.
Massengill Started Her Career as a Postal Worker
Since she became popular, not many can trace her career beginnings to a federal job as a postal worker. Apparently, she worked for the postal service for years but was only earning very little.
This and other factors that have been mentioned made her concentrate on building personal wealth as well as teaching others how to achieve such a feat.
She Garnered a Huge Following on Social Media through her Business Strategies
According to several reports, Massengill made a name for herself as a content creator and entrepreneur with thousands of followers on TikTok, Facebook, and Instagram.
In 2017, she launched her first business named AM/PM Credit Repair and through this, she is said to have made millions of dollars which adds to her net worth of $30 million. Her success story is said to have motivated her into sharing her business secret. This marked the beginning of the online platform, Digital Course Recipe which is a coaching service that offers classes to people especially those of color.
Reportedly, most of her classes served as a mentorship program for young black girls as she labeled herself #MillionaireMentor who claimed to be making a lot of money. Allegedly, she made $1 million within 40 minutes of launching Digital Course Recipe.
Massengill has Been Involved in So many Controversies
Though she enjoys a huge following on social media, Ashley has been a news item and the center of attention for not so good reasons and here are some;
She Allegedly Scammed her Followers to Make Millions
As mentioned earlier, she claimed to have made millions of dollars in less than an hour through her digital platform. While this may be a marketing strategy, many later came out to accuse her and Joshua of scamming these unsuspecting followers through the courses she offered. Notably, a woman named Sherell was the first to accuse her of taking as much as $2,000 without actually teaching them all they needed to know.
Considering that she was a mentor to a lot of colored young women, they accused her of using their stories to identify with them after which she scammed them. On August 31, 2022, a petition was started by one Montgomery Nathan on behalf of several aggrieved followers. So far, they have gained over 2500 signatures out of 5000 that they are aiming for.
She Allegedly Received a Payout After Loosing Her Fingers in a Work Accident
While she claims that she made all her wealth from her numerous business activities and social media presence, not many are convinced by this. Apparently, they link her wealth to a compensation settlement she recieved after loosing her fingers in a work related accident. Based on this arguement, she is accused of fraudulent claims.
Though she is known to have lost fingers, what remains unclear is the total amount she got from the settlement.
Ashley was Indicted for Racketeering and Hire-to-Kill-Plot
In 2020, the FBI put one of Massengill’s former Facebook acquaintances, Dr. Derricka Harwell under their protection. A closer look at the matter reveals a shocking story of friendship turned sour. According to Harwell, she and Massengill got acquainted on facebook in 2020 but things took a turn between the pair after Massengile posted her address and derogatroy comments about her in a now-deleted August 2022 post.
Following this, the FBI is said to have told Harwell that she was a targetin a hire-to-kill-plot masterminded by Massengil and Joshua, her husband. Thusly, they law enforcement body put Harwell under their protection. Also, Massengil and Grayson were charged for racketeering and murder for hire plots by the FBI based on the RICO act of 1970. Considering that RICO cases are not usually easy to beat, Ashley is likely going to spend time behind bars if found guilty.
So far, the Tiktok content creator tried to find her way out of the murder for hire allegation. She petitioned the United States District Court on April 4, 2023, but the court was unable to determine who was telling the truth between Harwell and Massengill. Aside from Harwell, Massengill’s ex-boyfriend also revealed that the entrepreneur and her husband also hired people to k*ll him.