Famous on Instagram, she attracted a fan base of over 75,000 by posting photos and short videos of her dance rehearsals, performances, and warm-ups.
She was a member of the class of 2014 at Bird College, London, England.
She launched a YouTube channel in 2012 and posted videos such as "Olivia Ashton & Pink Lemon Dancewear" and "Olivia Ashton Breakaway Solo." In June 2015, she launched a dance wear line with Lost Spirit Lounge.
Her sister, Katie, is featured in many of her Instagram and YouTube posts.
She and fellow young dancer Kenedy Brown both rose to fame on Instagram.