Singer, Songwriter

Instruments (piano, ukulele, guitar)

Dancer (hip hop, ballet, jazz, tap)

Actress & model


"You'll Always Be My Hero"   


YouTube:         IamAshleyMarina  36.4K subscribers

FaceBook : 


 Colors of the Wind (Disney's Pocahontas) 

"You'll Always Be My Hero"

Ashley has been chosen to compete in America's Got Talent 2020

(4) Ashley Marina: 12 Year Old WOWS With An Emotional Original For Her Dad!| America's Got Talent 2020 - YouTube

Ashley Marina Yankello is a multifaceted singer-songwriter, dancer actress & model. She plays piano, guitar and ukulele, and dances hiphop, ballet, jazz, and tap. She was born in 2007, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 


At the age of three, Ashley started dance lessons at Miller School of Dance.  As her interest in the arts increased, Ashley joined the Pittsburgh CLO (Civic Light Opera) where she is a student of Jazz, tap, ballet, singing, and acting.  



  • 2016 National StarJewel Pageant 1st Runner-Up, 
  • 2015 Washington County Cinderella Pageant Champion, and 
  • she placed in the top 10 out of 117 state finalists in the National American Miss 2014 Princess Division.  
  • 8 Original song & video releases to date including hits "Move a Mountain", "Fire on Ice", "Blooming", "You’ll Always Be My Hero", & "Making My Way Home"
  • Chosen to perform duet video of "When You Believe" with Jennifer McGill, former Mouseketeer on all 7 seasons of Disney Channel’s New Mickey Mouse Club
  • Played Young Anna in Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center “Frozen” (youngest with lead role in cast of 60)
  • Played child in Netflix Series “Mindhunter” and Sony Pictures “Faith Under Fire: The Antoinette Tuff Story”


Selected Performer

  • New Year’s Eve Highmark First Night Pittsburgh ('18 & '19)
  • Harlem Globetrotters World Tour Halftime & Pre-game at PPG Paints Arena Abby Lee Dance Company (’17,’18,'19)
  • Stars of Tomorrow (21st, 22nd, 23rd, & 24th)
  • Opening Ceremony for World’s 1st BRICK makerspace by LEGO
  • WPXI Holiday Parade live on WPXI-TV Pittsburgh
  • Opry Mills Nashville Unplugged
  • Nashville Spotlight and Just Love Music CMA Fest Showcases
  • Summer Concert Series with Gold Record Group “The Jaggerz”
  • Charity: American Cancer Society, Heitz of Heaven, Relay for Life, Stay Off the Streets, Brighton Rehab & Wellness Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh, Trinity Oaks Care Center



  • MÓB Radio Artist of the Month and year 
  • Williams SING-OFF Finalist (2-time, Youngest Finalist in 10 year history of competition)
  • TalentWatch Ohio 'Dream Night' Champion (Included future music label artists & NBC’s The Voice & ABC’s American Idol contestants)
  • National Talent America Tri Star Award Winner (Vocal, Acting, & Runway)
  • Pittsburgh Pirates Oh Say, Can You Sing? Competition Winner
  • Columbus Got Talent Winner
  • Columbus Children’s Festival 1st Place (2-time)
  • National American Miss Top 10 of 117 State Finalists


Feature Articles

  • EXTRA ORDINARY KIDS Magazine, Stars 2 come Magazine, IN Community Magazine, UNPLUGGED Magazine, Allegheny West Magazine, Beaver County Times, Ellwood City Ledger


Television & Radio Show Guest

  • WAMO 100.1 FM, WTMH Columbus, WXED 107.3 FM, Ya Jagoff Podcast, Pittsburgh Sportsline