Abbie Cornish Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Nov, 2018
Facts of Abbie Cornish
Date of Birth: 1982 , August-7
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Abbie Cornish
Birth Name Abbie Cornish
Nick Name Cornish
Father Barry Cornish
Mother Shelley Cornish
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Lochinvar, New South Wales
Ethnicity White
Profession actress and rapper
Working For Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), Lindy in Limitless (2011), Bright Star (2009),
Net Worth $8 million
Salary $1 million
Famous for Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), Lindy in Limitless (2011), Bright Star (2009)
Affair with Ryan Phillippe
Movies Elizabeth: The Golden Age,Kimberly Peirce'sStop-Loss, Limitless,W.E.
TV Show Candy, Somersault, Bright Star,Three Billboards Outside Ebbing
Sisters Isabelle Cornish
Siblings 4
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Australian actress and rapper, Abbie Cornish has been the part of the entertainment world since 1997. She debuted acting in Wildside (1997) for which she won "Australian Film Institute: Young Actor's Award". She is best known for portraying the role of  Bess Throckmorton in the British biographical drama film, Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007). As of 2018, she is portraying the role of Cathy Mueller in the Amazon Video series Jack Ryan

Early Life Of Abbie Cornish

Abbie Cornish was born on August 7, 1982, in Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia. Her birth sign is Leo which defines her personality as energetic, optimistic, loyal who has a big heart and a lot of love to give the world. She is the second of five children of Shelley Cornish and Barry Cornish.

Cornish was raised in a 70-hectare farm before moving to Newcastle, New South Wales. Her sister, Isabelle Cornish is also an actress. 

Abbie Cornish's Career

Abbie Cornish was just 13 years old when she began her modeling career after reaching the finals of a Dolly Magazine competition. After two years, she started acting, she first appeared in TV series, Wildside (1997) as Simone Summers. The series helped her to gain public attention, she even won the Australian Film Institute: Young Actor's Award. In 2000, she debuted in the film, The Monkey's Mask where she played the role of Mickey Norris.

Cornish starred in the award-winning short film, Everything Goes in 2004. She was highly appreciated for her role in the film and won numerous awards including Australian Film Institute Award, FCCA Awards and IF Awards. She also won the Miami International Film Festival in 2005 for her role in Somersault.  

CAPTION: Australian actress and rapper, Abbie Cornish. SOURCE: Pinterest

Abbie Cornish appeared in a number of films such as  A Good YearElizabeth: The Golden Age,  Kimberly Peirce's Stop-Loss, Limitless, W.E., The Girl, Seven Psychopaths, Robocop, Solace and others. Similarly, she featured in many TV series and some of her TV screen credit includes, Candy, Somersault, Bright Star, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

As of 2018, Cornish played the role of  Cathy Mueller in the Amazon Video series, Jack Ryan opposite John Krasinski. Apart from that, she will be seen in the British romantic drama war film, Where Hands Touch.  

Abbie Cornish established herself as a rapper too, she started rapping since 2000 under the name MC Dusk and was part of an Australian hip-hop group. She supported American rapper Nas on his Australian tour in 2015 and the same year, she released her two new tracks on SoundCloud; "Evolve" and "Way Back Home".

Abbie Cornish's Net Worth

Abbie Cornish is one of the popular and successful Australian actresses who has appeared in more than 3 dozen films and TV series till the date.  She earns more than $500k from her appearances in TV series and nearly $1 million from movies. Cornish has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

She has appeared in a number of the box office hit movies and some of them are enlisted below;

Year Movie Budget (US Dollar)  Box-office Collection (US Dollar) IMDb rating  Starring
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age $55 million $74.2 million 6.9 stars Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Clive Owen, Rhys Ifans
2011  Limitless $27 million $161.8 million 7.4 stars Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Andrew Howard, Anna Friel
2012 Seven Psychopaths $15 million $33 million 7.2 stars Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken
2014 RoboCop $100 million $242.7 million 6.2 stars Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson

Abbie Cornish's Personal Life

Abbie Cornish is unmarried and does not have a boyfriend at the moment but previously she was in a romantic relationship with an actor, Ryan Phillippe. The couple started dating in 2007 after meeting on the set of Stop-Loss. They were together for 3 years before their official split in 2010.   

CAPTION: The former couple, Abbie Cornish and Ryan Phillippe. SOURCE: NY Daily News

Cornish is a vegan and she was voted "Australia's Sexiest Vegetarian 2008". In 2006, she became an ambassador for Australian animal rights group, Voiceless. In 2011, she ranked #33 on Ask Men's top 99 "most desirable women" and #89 on "100 Sexiest Women in the World". 

Cornish is quite active on Instagram, she has more than 152k+ followers as of October 2018.

She is an avid dog lover and has a dog.

Body Measurements

  • Age: As of 2018, she is 36 years old.
  • Height: She stands 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.73 m).
  • Weight: She weighs 59kg (130 pounds).
  • Body measurement: 34-26-36
  • Dress size: 6 (US)
  • Shoe size: 7 (US)

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