Abigail Breslin is an American actress and singer. She appeared in her first commercial when she was three years old and in her first film, Signs at the age of five. Her other film roles include Raising Helen, Little Miss Sunshine, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, No Reservations, Nim’s Island, Definitely, Maybe, My Sister’s Keeper, Zombieland, Rango and August: Osage County.

Birth Name

Abigail Kathleen Breslin

Nickname

Abbie, Miss Sunshine

Profession

Actress, Singer

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Abigail Breslin was born on April 14, 1996 in New York City, New York, United States.

Age

She’s currently 22 years old.

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

White

She is of Irish, Austrian Jewish and English descent.

Education

Abigail’s educational background is not known.

Family Details

  • Father – Michael Breslin (Telecommunications expert and consultant)
  • Mother – Kim Breslin
  • Siblings – Ryan Breslin (Older Brother) (Actor), Spencer Breslin (Older Brother) (Actor)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Abigail Breslin has dated –

  • Michael Clifford (2013) – In August 2013, she was RUMORed to be dating 5 Seconds of Summer guitarist, Michael Clifford, when she was seen out with him on a dinner date after Teen Choice Awards.
  • Jack Barakat (2013-2014) – Breslin started dating All Time Low vocalist Jack Barakat in October 2013. However, they met for the first time back in April 2013 during Jack’s concert. They called it quits in 2014. The relationship was a RUMOR as they didn’t confirm it.

  • Freddie Highmore (2016-Present) – In November 2016, Abigail started dating English actor, Freddie Highmore. They are still an item.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 1 inch
  • In centimeters – 155 cm
  • In meters – 1.55 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 64 kg
  • In Pounds – 141 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38-28-37
  • Bust – 38 inches
  • Waist – 28 inches
  • Hip – 37 inches
  • Bra Size – 34D

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 10 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Portraying Olive Hoover in 2006 movie Little Miss Sunshine, as Valentine Wiggin in Ender’s Game in 2013. This role received her a lots of appreciation and eventually she won several awards and nominations.

Film Debut

Abigail played the role as Bo Hess, the daughter if the lead character in the 2002 American science fiction thriller film Signs. She also received a nomination for two awards.

Television Debut

In 2002, Abigail guest appeared in an American television sitcom What I Like About You as Josie in an episode titled “The Teddy Bear”.

Brand Endorsements

Abigail Breslin has appeared in Toys ‘R Us, Brita Water filters and Hewlett-Packard commercials.

Awards & Nominations

Year Award / Film Festival Category Work Result
2003 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film Young Actress Age Ten or Under Signs Nominated
2007 Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Little Miss Sunshine Nominated
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Empire Awards Best Female Newcomer Nominated
Gotham Awards Breakthrough Actor Nominated
Iowa Film Critics Best Supporting Actress Won
Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
Tokyo International Film Festival Best Actress Won
BAFTA Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
Critics Choice Awards Best Young Actress Won
Critics Choice Awards Best Ensemble Cast (Shared with cast) Won
MTV Movie Awards Best Breakthrough Performance Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards Supporting Actress Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (Shared with cast) Won
St. Louis Film Critics Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film Young Actress Age Ten or Under Won
2008 Critics Choice Awards Best Young Actress No Reservations Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Action Adventure Nim’s Island Nominated
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film Leading Young Actress No Reservations Nominated
2009 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film Leading Young Actress Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Nominated
2010 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film Leading Young Actress My Sister’s Keeper Won
2012 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Voice-over Role, Young Actress Rango[84] Nominated
2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (Shared with cast) August: Osage County Nominated
2016 Fangoria Chainsaw Award Best Actress Maggie Nominated

Abigail Breslin Favorites

  • Favorite Actress – Meryl Streep, Judy Garland
  • Favorite Singer – Kelly Clarkson
  • Favorite Cookies – Tagalongs, Thin Mints
  • Favorite Restaurant – Rosa Mexicano
  • Favorite Store – Space Kiddets in NYC
  • Favorite Disney Film – Finding Nemo (2003)
  • Favorite TV Shows – The O.C., American Idol
  • Favorite Movies – Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Insidious (2011), The Help (2011), Prancer (1989), What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Abigail Breslin Net worth

Abigail Breslin’s net worth is estimated to be $17 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Abigail Breslin

  • Breslin is actually named after the First Lady of the United States Abigail Adams.
  • She did not like Mathematics subject in school. Instead, Abigail loved history.
  • She entered into show business at the age of three when she appeared in a Toys “R” Us commercial.
  • She won her first acting credits at the age of five when she was cast in Signs (2002).
  • Abigail is one of the youngest actresses ever to be nominated for an Academy Award.
  • Her first real-life kiss was with Jake T. Austin.
  • She has two dogs, a cat and a turtle.
  • If she wasn’t an actress, she would have been a veterinarian or a fashion designer.
  • At 17, she posed topless for a photo shoot, with celebrity photographer Tyler Shields.
  • In 2007, she was featured in Forbes’ list of “Young Hollywood’s Top-Earning Stars”, having earned $1.5 million in 2006.
  • In 2008, Abigail was ranked #18 on Entertainment Weekly’s ’30 Under 30′ the actress list.
  • Abigail was honored as ShoWest’s “Female Star of Tomorrow” in 2008.
  • She made her Broadway debut in “The Miracle Worker” in 2010.
  • In 2014, Breslin appeared in the crime drama Perfect Sisters.
  •  In January 2015, she was cast in Fox’s horror-comedy series Scream Queens, which aired from September 2015 to December 2016.
  • In April 2017, Breslin came forward and revealed that a partner with whom she once shared a relationship had raped her and she has since been diagnosed with PTSD. She continues to advocate on behalf of victims of sexual assault.
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