Abbie Cornish is an Australian actress and rapper. Following her lead performance in 2004’s Somersault, Cornish is best known for her film roles as Bess Throckmorton in  Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Fanny Brawne in Bright Star, Sweet Pea in Sucker Punch, Lindy in Limitless and for her work with writer and director Martin McDonagh in Seven Psychopaths and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Since 2018, she portrays Cathy Mueller in the Amazon Video series Jack Ryan opposite John Krasinski.

Birth Name

Abbie Cornish


Dusk, MC Dusk


Actress, Rapper



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Abbie Cornish was born on 7th of August 1982, in Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia.


She is currently 37 years old.


Los Angeles, California, United States

Sun Sign





Cornish went to a catholic school.

Family Details

  • Father – Barry Cornish
  • Mother – Shelley Cornish
  • Siblings – Isabelle Cornish (Younger Sister) (Actress), Jade Cornish (Brother), Hayden Cornish (Brother), Zac Cornish (Brother)

Marital Status

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Abbie Cornish has dated –

  • Ryan Phillippe (2007-2010) – American actor Ryan Phillippe started dating Abbie after meeting her in 2007 on the set of 2008 movie Stop-Loss. The duo dated for three years from 2007 until early 2010. Ryan also broke up with her spouse Reese Witherspoon to date Abbie Cornish.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters -1.73 m


  • In Kilograms – 59 kg
  • In Pounds – 130 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-26-36
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing Heidi in the 2004 independent film Somersault, as Fanny Brawne in the 2009 biopic Bright Star and as Sweet Pea in the 2011 film S*cker Punch.

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing Heidi in the 2004 independent film Somersault, as Fanny Brawne in the 2009 biopic Bright Star, and as Sweet Pea in the 2011 film S*cker Punch.

Film Debut

Abbie Cornish made her acting debut in 2000 with the thriller film The Monkey’s Mask for her role as Mickey Norris.

Television Debut

Abbie first appeared on ABC’s Australian police procedural television series Wildside for her role as Simone Summers in 1997. She also won the Australian Film Institute: Young Actor’s Award.

Singing Career

Asides being a successful actress, Cornish is also a rapper, singer and songwriter. She took her rapping moniker MC Dusk in 2000 and has been rapping since then. She served as a lead vocalist for an Australian hip hop group from the age of 18 to 22. In 2015, Cornish released two new tracks on SoundCloud: Evolve featuring Jane Tyrrell and Way Back Home.

Brand Endorsements

Abbie has done endorsement work for Calvin Klein in 2008. She is the ambassador for the Australian animal rights group Voiceless.

Filmography & Awards

Year Title Role Notes
2000 The Monkey’s Mask Mickey Norris
2003 Horseplay Becky Wodinski
2004 One Perfect Day Emma Matisse
2004 Somersault Heidi Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actress
Inside Film Award for Best Actress
Miami Film Festival: Breakthrough Award
2004 Everything Goes
2006 Candy Candy Nominated—Australian Film Institute Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated—Inside Film Awards for Best Actress
Won—Film Critics Circle of Australia for Best Actress in a Lead Role
2006 A Good Year Christie Roberts
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Bess Throckmorton
2008 Stop-Loss Michelle Overton
2009 Bright Star Fanny Brawne Nominated—Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated—British Independent Film Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Denver Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated—International Cinephile Society Award for Best Actress (Runner-up)
Nominated—London Film Critics Circle Award for Actress of the Year
Nominated—National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress (2nd Runner-up)
Nominated—San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress (Runner-up)
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
2010 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole Otulissa Voice only
2011 Limitless Lindy
2011 Sucker Punch Sweet Pea
2011 W.E. Wally Winthrop
2012 The Girl Ashley
2012 Seven Psychopaths Kaya
2014 RoboCop Clara Murphy
2015 Solace Agent Katherine Cowles Direct-to-video
2016 Lavender Jane Direct-to-video
2017 6 Days Kate Adie
2017 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Anne Willoughby Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominated—AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actress
2017 Geostorm Agent Sarah Wilson
2018 Where Hands Touch Post-production

Abbie Cornish Favorites

Her favorite things are unknown.

Abbie Cornish Net worth

Abbie Cornish has an estimated net worth of $12 million dollars as of 2019. Cornish has a luxurious car and bike collection like Maruti SX4, Hummer H2, Audi Q7 SUV, Ferrari 599, Mitsubishi Pajero SFX, Mercedes Benz 5600, etc. She lives in a lavish mansion in Los Angeles, California.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Abbie Cornish

  • She learned driving at the age of 12 only.
  • She knows to play the piano and guitar.
  • She got her start in show business as a model at the age of 13 years old. Her modeling career kicked off after she made it to the finals of a Dolly Magazine competition.
  • As a model, she was featured in a number of ad campaigns as well as appeared in commercials and print ads.
  • In 2007, she  was ranked at #80 in Maxim’s Hot 100 Women list.
  • She narrated Zack Snyder’s film Sucker Punch at the San Diego Comic-Con International 2010 event.
  • She has trekked across Morocco (Africa), Brazil (South America), Italy and France (both in Europe).
  • In 2008, she was named Australia’s Sexiest Vegetarian.
  • In 2011, She ranked #33 on Ask Men’s top 99 most desirable women.
  • Cornish replaced Emily Blunt for the role of Ashley in the 2012 independent film The Girl.


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