Abigail Breslin Movies, Early Days, Career Highlights, Accolades, Songs, Boyfriend and Net Worth

Published Date   11th Jul. 2017, 01:52 am
Abigail Breslin Movies, Early Days, Career Highlights, Accolades, Songs, Boyfriend and Net Worth
Quick Info
Birth Name: Abigail Breslin
Date of Birth: 14/04/1996
Age: 25 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $12 million

Started to become the familiar face since the age of three years, Abigail Breslin movies earned a number of awards while she also bagged prestigious titles.


Abigail Breslin is an American actress and singer who first appeared in commercial at the age of three. She appeared in the film Signs in 2002 when she was five years old. Abigail Breslin movies include Little Miss Sunshine, Nim’s Land, My Sister’s Keeper and Zombieland. She earned nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the movie Little Miss Sunshine. Apart from movies, she has also appeared in television series namely, Scream Queens, What I like about You, NCIS, Family Plan and Dirty Dancing.

Birth and Early Days

Abigail Breslin was born as Abigail Kathleen Breslin on April 14, 1996 to Kim and Michael Breslin. New York City was her birthplace. She is an American belonging to white ethnicity. Her father, Michael Breslin, is a telecommunications expert, computer programmer and a consultant. Abigail grew up with her two older actor brothers, Ryan and Spencer.

Professional Career Highlights

Breslin began her professional career in acting at the age of three in Toys “R” Us commercial. Similarly, she began acting in big screen when she was 5. Her first role in film was in Signs released in 2002. M. Night Shyamalan directed the horror thriller movie in which Breslin played the role of the daughter of the main character (Mel Gibson)—Bo Hess. The movie garnered many positive reviews and grossed $408 million worldwide.

In the movie Signs, many critics praised Breslin’s performance. A couple of years later, Breslin appeared in Rising Helen; however, the movie did not earn success. Similarly, Breslin made a small appearance in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement that grossed $394.390.

Nevertheless, Breslin’s professional career did not elevate until she made her appearance in comedy-drama Little Miss Sunshine in 2006. Abigail Breslin movies varied from horror to romantic comedy where she had praiseworthy performances. In the movie Little Miss Sunshine, Breslin played Olive Hoover—a beauty pageant contestant. At the time she was six years old and she managed to stun her co-worker with her seriousness in acting. The movie grossed $100 million dollars worldwide bringing Breslin into highlight.

The following year, she debut in the play Right You Are (If You Think You Are) in her hometown’s Guggenheim Museum. For the play, Breslin secured her eighth rank in Forbes Magazine’s “Young Hollywood’s Top-Earning Stars” list. By 2006, Abigail Breslin movies appearances had already earned her $1.5 million.

She played the role of niece of master chef Kate Armstrong in romantic comedy No Reservations (2007). Even though the movie collected negative reviews, it grossed $92 million worldwide at the end. The other Abigail Breslin movies around the same time are Definitely Maybe, Nim’s Island—that grossed $100 million worldwide and Kit Kittredge: An American Girl that grossed $17 million.

Out of Abigail Breslin movies, My Sister’s Keeper was another successful movie that came up in 2009. She played Anna Fitzgerald, a donor for her sister suffering from leukemia. The movie received mixed reviews, but grossed $95 million worldwide. In addition, she got a role in horror comedy Zombieland in the same year.  The movie grossed $102 million worldwide with positive reviews.

Abigail Breslin made a Broadway debut in The Miracle Worker as Helen Keller in 2010. The three-act play by William Gibson was presented at the Circle in the Square Theatre. For the outstanding performance, critics praised Abigail Breslin.

Other Abigail Breslin movies are thriller movie The Call in 2013 that grossed $68 million worldwide and Ender’s Game. Apart from the high grossing movies, Breslin also acted in the movie August: Osage County alongside Julia Roberts, Benedict Cumberbatch and Meryl Streep. The film was adapted from Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which received a number of positive reviews.

Abigail Breslin movies did not only earn Breslin fame and net worth. Her recognition also raised higher with crime drama Perfect Sisters (2014) and Fox’s horror comedy series Scream Queens in 2015.

Accolades and Honors

Not only Abigail Breslin movies have gathered a number of awards; Abigail Breslin has also successfully bagged a number of awards. She earned nomination for Best Performance in a Feature Film Young Actress Age Ten or Under for the movie Signs in year 2003.

Similarly, she got a number of nominations for Little Miss Sunshine in 2007. Out of all, she won Iowa Film Critics award for Best Supporting Actress, Critics Choice Awards for Best Young Actress and Best Actress in Tokyo International Film Festival. Also, she won Best Ensemble Cast (Shared with cast), Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (Shared with cast) and Best Performance in a Feature Film Young Actress Age Ten or Under as well.

She won Young Artist Award for the category of Best Performance in a Feature Film Leading Young Actress. It was for the movie My Sister’s Keeper in 2010. Apart from all these mentioned wins, she also got a number of nominations for No Reservation, Nim’s Island and August: Osage County.

Abigail Breslin Songs

It was not only Abigail Breslin movies that raised her to the top of fame and success, but she has also established herself as a singer. She has sung a few songs.  Out of her songs, Fight for Me from album Janie Jones came out in 2011 while Christmas in New York and You Suck came out in 2013 and 2014 respectively. Moreover, the beautiful actress and singer has also appeared in songs Hurricane, Find Love, Just A Game and House of the Rising Sun in 2011.

Personal Life and Relationship

The talented actress did not attend proper school. Instead, she was homeschool. Nevertheless, she is satisfied with it and claims to have the similar experience like those who went to high school. She is an animal lover and aspires to become either a veterinarian or a fashion designer if somehow she left acting.

After learning to play guitar through YouTube, she is now a member of a band called CABB with her friend Cassidy Reiff. The multitalented actress and singer has also written a book titled This May Sound Crazy. The book is about relationships.

For now, she is in relationship with Jack Barakar. Barakat is a guitarist and backup vocalist of a rock band All Time Low.

Salary and Net Worth

The passionate and diligent actress and performer, Abigail Breslin movies did not only give her chance to become a successful and renowned actress. The movies also increased her net worth. As per the recent calculations, Abigail Breslin boasts the net worth of $12 million earning salary of $1.5 million annually.

Starting acting from the early days, Abigail Breslin movies became quite famous earning Breslin a high profile position in acting career. Her astounding performances fetched attention of critics from the early age. As a result, she became quite advanced in her profession in a very young age.

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