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.
Abigail Kathleen Breslin
Abbie, Miss Sunshine
Birthday / Date of Birth
Abigail Breslin was born on April 14, 1996 in New York City, New York, United States.
She’s currently 22 years old.
She is of Irish, Austrian Jewish and English descent.
Abigail’s educational background is not known.
- Father – Michael Breslin (Telecommunications expert and consultant)
- Mother – Kim Breslin
- Siblings – Ryan Breslin (Older Brother) (Actor), Spencer Breslin (Older Brother) (Actor)
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.
- In feet – 5 feet 1 inch
- In centimeters – 155 cm
- In meters – 1.55 m
- In Kilograms – 64 kg
- In Pounds – 141 lbs
- Measurements – 38-28-37
- Bust – 38 inches
- Waist – 28 inches
- Hip – 37 inches
- Bra Size – 34D
She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 10 (US).
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.
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.
In 2002, Abigail guest appeared in an American television sitcom What I Like About You as Josie in an episode titled “The Teddy Bear”.
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||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.
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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.