Laura Leighton

United States

Laura Leighton Bio

Who is Laura Leighton

Laura Leighton is an American actress who became famous for playing Sydney Andrews on the popular television series Melrose Place. She later played Ashley Marin on Pretty Little Liars.

Early Life (Childhood)

Leighton was born in July 24, 1968 as Laura Miller in Iowa City, Iowa, USA. In 1986 she graduated from West High School in Iowa City. She studied business at California State University.

Interesting Facts

Leighton has net-worth of $ 3 million. She has traveled across the country with a singing-dancing troupe called the Young Americans after graduating high school. She was cast in the lead role for the 1994 film Shake, Rattle and Rock!, she pulled out after breaking her leg.

Personal Life

Leighton has been married to her Melrose Place co-star, Doug Savant, since May 1998.The couple welcomed a son named Jack in 2000 and a daughter named Lucy in 2005. She has 2 step-daughters - Adrianna Josephine Savant (b.January 17, 1992) & Madeleine Marie Savant (b.July 20, 1993).


In 1995, Leighton was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her work on the series. Also in the same year, she was named one of the most beautiful people in the world by People magazine.