Ashlee Rumfallo is an American reality television personality who rose to fame alongside her daughter Brynn Rumfallo, a lyrical/acro dancer, on the set of Lifetime’s dance reality show “Dance Moms.” However, following her performance at the Fierce National Dance Competition in April 2017, she chose to remove her daughter off the show due to differences in opinion about how the network represented young females. The 22nd episode of the seventh season will be their final appearance. She’s also a businesswoman, having spent six and a half years running the home décor start-up Splinters before starting to follow her daughter to numerous dance events and contests. Midas Financial: Small Business Capital Solutions, a personal and business lending company, named her Principal in July 2017. Darrel Hornbacher created the company in 2004, and her husband, Michael Allen, is also a member of it.
The Ascension to Stardom
Ashlee Rumfallo, a mother and a homemaker, decided to transform her art efforts into a home-based business in August 2007. Splinters, an interior design and home décor start-up, was started by her in her garage. She was in charge of interior design product and service sales, as well as training sales team to provide customer consultation.
Her daughter Brynn Rumfallo was a participant on the eighth season of ‘America’s Got Talent’ in 2013, which brought her media recognition.In September 2015, she and Brynn appeared on Lifetime’s hit dancing reality show “Dance Mom.”
They first appeared on the show as guest stars during the fifth season, and then joined the cast as full-time members in the first episode of the sixth season on January 5, 2016. The network put them against another dancer, Kendall K, and her mother, Jill Vertes, throughout the season, which helped boost the show’s ratings. Due to her broadcast appearances, she has amassed a considerable following on numerous social media sites. She presently has over 267k Instagram followers and 137k Twitter followers.
Scandals & Controversies
Ashlee Rumfallo and her then-husband Aaron Rumfallo filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy in January 2008, according to radaronline.com. Creditors owed the two of them a total of $1.4 million. The couple’s average monthly expenses exceeded their combined monthly income. Three months later, in April, the case was dismissed; nonetheless, they were compelled to lose one of their residences, as well as their 1996 Dodge Stealth and 2005 Toyota Scion.After Brynn received a scholarship in the ALDC Dance Off, Ashlee and her daughter were invited to make a guest appearance on ‘Dance Moms.’
She was able to impress ALDC coach Abby Lee Miller, who regarded her as a potential successor for her long-time favorite, Maddie Ziegler, who was leaving the show. However, Maddie’s favorite status was not well received by the show’s older cast members, who were already in a race to replace her. As a result, the other dancing moms constantly chastised the mother and daughter.Despite the fact that they are presented as sworn enemies on the show, she claims there is no animosity between her and Jill Vertes.
She and her daughter left ‘Dance Moms’ in April 2017 because they were “being misled, mistreated, and used” by male showrunners. Former dancing mom Christi Lukasiak criticized Ashlee for performing with other ALDC members shortly after they announced their departure from the show. Without naming anyone, Lukasiak stated in a cryptic tweet that it is hypocritical to criticize a show on social media while shooting for it the next day. It’s worth noting that Ashlee and Brynn quit the show shortly after Cheryl Burke replaced controversial choreographer Abby Lee Miller.
Her Personal Experiences
Ashlee Terry Allen has a Brazilian half-sister and was born on January 12, 1980. She earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Brigham Young University between 1998 and 2002. She was the captain of the BYU women’s swimming team and won a swimming scholarship.Her first marriage was to Aaron Rumfallo, an entrepreneur, company owner, and photographer with whom she has three children: Brynn, Sadie, and Noah.
They eventually divorced. Michael Allen is her current husband. Midas Financial is a company in which they are both involved. Lucy and Gigi, her two favorite dogs, currently live with her in Chandler, Arizona.
Years before they met on the set of the program, she was friends with fellow dancing mom and mother of Kalani Hilliker, Kira Girard, who is also from Arizona. Club Dance Studio in Arizona was the training ground for both of their girls.
Estimated Net Worth
Ashlee is one of the wealthiest reality stars and one of the most popular. Ashlee Rumfallo’s net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million, according to Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.