Abbie Cornish is an Australian actress and rapper who has actively worked in the entertainment industry since 1997. She initially started her career in modeling at the age of 13 and eventually landed the acting role at 15. Likewise, she is a multitalented girl who is both an actress and rapper and has hit the industry with many awards and artworks.

This actress is well-known for her role in the historical film named ‘Elizabeth: The Golden Age’ where she played Bess Throckmorton. Apart from acting, she is also a singer, rapper whose stage name is MC Dusk. Additionally, she is also an activist and identifies herself as a strict vegan. Let us know more about her personal life, career, and more.

Quick Info
Full NameAbbie Cornish
ProfessionActress and rapper
Birth Date7 August 1982
Birth PlaceLochinvar, New South Wales, Australia
Parents NameBarry Cornish
Shelley Cornish
Siblings4 - three brothers and one sister
Net Worth$8 million
PartnerRyan Phillippe (2007 to 2010)
Adel Altamimi (2019-Present)
Height5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cms)
Weight59 kg (130lbs)

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Where was Abbie Cornish born?

Abbie Cornish was born on 7 August 1982 in Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia. Her parents are Barry Cornish and Shelley Cornish, who have five children. She is the second child of her parents and has three brothers named Jade Cornish, Zac Cornish, Hayden Cornish, and one younger sister, Isabelle Corish, an actress.

Additionally, she is currently 38 years old with the zodiac sign of Leo. Talking about her education, Abbie completed her studies at a Catholic school.

What is Abbie’s nationality? 

Abbie Cornish holds an Australian nationality, and as per her ethnicity, she belongs to English. She is a protestant as per religion.

What is Cornish’s height and weight?

Cornish stands 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cms) tall and weighs around 59 kg (130lbs). Her body measures 34-26-36 inches, respectively, having a slim body figure. Moreover, she has a pair of green-colored eyes with blonde hair color.

Is Abbie socially active?

Abbie Cornish is only active in her Instagram account with a user name (@abbiecornish) with 280 thousand followers. Likewise, she does not have a verified Facebook or Twitter account.

Who is Abbie Cornish engaged with?

Abbie Cornish previously dated actor Ryan Phillippe from 2007 to 2010. Currently, she is engaged to Adel Altamimi, a mixed martial artist, in 2019.

Apart from her love life, she is an animal activist and an avid animal lover. She is also the ambassador for an Australian animal rights group named Voiceless. Likewise, she is also a strict vegan.

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How did Abbie begin her career in acting?

Abbie Cornish made her acting debut in the movies when she played the character of Mickey Norris in the thriller film ‘The Monkey’s Mask in 2000. After that, she appeared in ‘Horseplay’ as Becky Wodinski, Emma Matise in ‘One Perfect Day,’ and Brianne in Everything Goes’ in 2004. The same year, she also played the role of ‘Heidi’ in the romantic drama independent film called ‘Somersault.’ This role earned her fame. She also starred alongside Sam Worthington, Erik Thomson, Anne Louise Lambert, and Leah Purcell.

Likewise, she also played the titular role in Candy’s film and as Christie Roberts in ‘A Good Year’ in 2006. Abbie then starred in ‘Elizabeth: The Golden Age’ as Bess Throckmorton in 2007 and Michelle Overton in ‘Stop-Loss’ in 2008. Moreover, she starred alongside Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Rhys Ifans, Timothy Olyphant, Rob Brown, etc., in these two films. Finally, in 2009 she became one of the biographical fiction romantic drama films casts named ‘Bright Star’ where she played Fanny Brawne.

The following year, she lent her voice in the film ‘Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole’ to Otulissa. Moreover, in 2011 and 2012, she appeared in five different movies. In 2015 and 2016, she did two direct-to-video movies named ‘Solace’ and ‘Lavender.’ Likewise, in 2017, she appeared in films like ‘6 Days,’ ‘Geostorm,’ and ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.’ Her last played movies are ‘Perfect’ and ‘Where Hands Touch’ in 2018.


Talking about her television career, Abbie landed her debut acting role from the TV series Wildside’ in 1997. She then appeared in ‘Eater Rats’ in 2000, ‘Outriders’ and ‘Life Support’ in 2001, and ‘White Collar Blue’ in 2003. Likewise, she also appeared as Tracey in ‘Marking Time’ in 2003. After this, she was directly seen in ‘Klondike’ as Belinda Mulrooney in 2014. Her next television role came in the 2018  series ‘Jack Ryan,’ where she played the role of Cathy Mueller. Furthermore, her last played series is ‘Secret Bridesmaids’ Business’ in 2019.

Apart from acting, Annie Cornish is known by the name MC Dusk in the music industry. She has established herself as a rapper, singer, and songwriter. Likewise, she has released two songs on SoundCloud named ‘Way Back Home’ and ‘Evolve,’ which featured Jane Tyrrell.

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Has Cornish won any awards?

Abbie Cornish has won different awards for her acting role. She received the AACTA Award for Best Young Actor for her role in the series ‘Wildside’ in 1999. Abbie has also won the Best Lead Actress Award for her work in ‘Somersault’ in 2004. Moreover, she had also won the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2018 for her work in ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.’

What is the net worth of Abbie Cornish?

Abbie Cornish is a well-known face in the entertainment industry. She has achieved name, fame, and popularity. Moreover, she has also earned a handsome amount of money. Abbie has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2021.