Abbey Lee Kershaw Bio | Wiki
Abbey Lee Kershaw is an Australian model, actress, and musician. After several years of success leading up to the 2011 fashion season, V magazine dubbed her a supermodel, and Models.com has listed her as an “Industry Icon”. Abbey dropped the use of her surname, Kershaw, in 2015.
She has said that she “did not come from wealth” and had various jobs while a teenager, including working at a fun fair, as a grocery clerk, and at a McDonald’s. Abbey took jujitsu classes for seven years and was involved in other sports.
In 2004, she won the Australian Girlfriend Model Search. It was while at the beach that she was scouted by Chic Management’s Kathy Ward, who also discovered Miranda Kerr and Samantha Harris. She signed with Chic Management within weeks.
Abbey Lee Kershaw Age
Abbey was born on June 12, 1987, in Melbourne, Australia. She is 35 years old.
Abbey Lee Kershaw Height
She is a woman of tall stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (Approx. 1.81 m).
Abbey Lee Kershaw Family
She was born and raised in Melbourne, Victoria, by her parents Kerry and Kim Kershaw. Abbey’s mother is a psychologist and her father played in the Victorian Football League for Richmond and Hawthorn. She is their middle child. Abbey has said that as a child, she was “always in the hospital.” At age four, she suffered from meningitis and had to have two spinal taps. She also had a tumor on her knee and several broken bones from climbing trees.
Abbey Lee Kershaw Husband
Abbey dated Matthew Hutchinson from the band Our Mountain, who she said stirred a creative spirit in her and she began to learn an instrument and paint. Her role in Mad Max opened her eyes to how acting combines expression, sound, movement, performance, and “everything she loved”.
In 2015, Abbey said that she was writing a semi-autobiographical film about addiction. Her favorite movie is The Little Mermaid, and she grew up thinking she would become a mermaid.
Abbey Lee Kershaw Education
She attended St Michael’s Catholic Primary School in North Melbourne. Abbey has said that she “grew up with 42 nationalities”, explaining that her primary school of 150 children was very multicultural. She then attended the Academy of Mary Immaculate in Fitzroy. Abbey’s rebellious side got her expelled from high school at the start of her final year. After high school, in 2005, she moved from Melbourne to Sydney to begin modeling.
Abbey Lee Kershaw Gods of Egypt
In 2016, Abbey had major roles in the film Gods of Egypt, alongside Gerard Butler. She stated that her history of martial arts training got her the role of Gods of Egypt. Gods of Egypt is a 2016 fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas and based on a fantastical version of some ancient Egyptian deities.
It stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Élodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, Rufus Sewell, Gerard Butler, and Geoffrey Rush. The film portrays the Egyptian god Horus who partners with a mortal Egyptian thief, on a quest to rescue his love and save the world from Set.
Abbey Lee Kershaw Runway
Abbey made her debut in the 2008 New York Fashion Week, managing to walk a total of 29 shows for designers such as Oscar de la Renta, and Halston, and notably closing for Rodarte. For her first time in Milan Fashion Week, she was booked as a Gucci exclusive. Later that year, in September, Abbey fell in her high heels at the Rodarte show in New York.
Then, a month later in Paris, she fainted at the Alexander McQueen show from wearing a very tight leather corset. Regardless of these two incidents, it did not affect her from booking more runways shows. She has been absent from the runway since Fall 2012 shows where she walked only for Alexander Wang and Anna Sui. During 2012, she focused on acting and spent much of the year in Africa filming the post-apocalyptic film Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).
Abbey Lee Kershaw Chanel
In March 2010, Abbey was announced as the face of Chanel’s Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 ready-to-wear ad campaign. This news came after she closed the Chanel Spring 2010 couture show, and opened the Chanel Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 ready-to-wear show.
In November, for the fourth time, she became the cover model of Australian Vogue. The same year, Abbey was also featured as the face of the Anna Sui FW 2010 campaign. She also appeared in the lookbook of the Versace x h&m collaboration collection.
Abbey Lee Kershaw Net Worth
She earns her wealth from her career, therefore, she has amassed a fortune over the years. Abbey’s estimated net worth is $4 million.
Who Is Abbey Lee Kershaw
Abbey is an Australian model, actress, and musician. After several years of success leading up to the 2011 fashion season, V magazine dubbed her a supermodel, and Models.com has listed her as an “Industry Icon”. Abbey dropped the use of her surname, Kershaw, in 2015.