American model and professional surfer Anastasia Electra Ashley was born on 10 February 1987 in San Clemente, California,U.S.A. She began surfing at the age of 5, before moving to Hawaii and she won a surf contest using a run down board found in a trash can outside of her house at the age of 6. She picked up a sponsor to replace her run down board with new ones at 7. In 2014, she appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, featured in the October 2014 issue of Maxim magazine and appeared on an episode of Stewarts & Hamiltons. She started her own Gypsy Jet Set jewelry line in collaboration with OK1984. In 2006, she has posed for a PETA vegetarian ad campaign.
She won her first major national title, at the age of 16. She also won Triple Crown Rookie of the Year award(2003), National Scholastic Surfing Association championships, the Professional Surfing Tour of America championship and Pipeline Womens Pro in Hawaii(2010).