Abby Newman
Melissa Ordway
Melissa Ordway as Abby Newman
The Young and the Restless
The Bold and the Beautiful
Portrayed by: Madison & Morgan Reinherz (2000-2003)
Amanda & Rachel Pace (2003)
Darcy Rose Bryne (2003-2007)
Hayley Erin (2008-2010)
Marcy Rylan (2010-2012 & 2013)
Melissa Ordway (2013-)
Duration: 2000-2007, 2008-2012 & 2013- (Y&R)
2007-2008 (B&B)
First appearance: November 13, 2000 (Y&R)
May 11, 2007 (B&B)
Last appearance: August 31, 2007 (B&B)
Created by: Kay Alden
Family: Davis family
Newman family
Full Name: Abigail Rachel Newman
Alias(es): Abigail Carlton [1]
Gender: Female
Born: November 13, 1989
(originally November 13, 2000)
Occupation: Executive at Newman Enterprise
Residence: Newman Ranch, Tackhouse
421 Larkspur Trail, Hwy B
Genoa City, Wisconsin
Parents: Victor Newman Sr.
Ashley Abbott
Nicole "Nikki" Reed
Siblings: Victoria Newman
(paternal half-sister)
Nicholas "Nick" Newman
(paternal half-brother)
Victor "Adam" Newman Jr.
(paternal half-brother, deceased)
Robert Carlton
(maternal half-brother, deceased)
Faith Newman
(sister, deceased)
Dylan McAvoy
John Abbott III
(step-brother, deceased)
Marital status: Single
Past marriage(s): Benjamin "Ben" Rayburn
(divorced) [2015-2017]
Children: Unnamed child
(daughter, with Ben, deceased)
Grandparents: Albert Miller
(paternal, deceased)
Cora Miller
(paternal, deceased)
Brent Davis
(maternal, deceased)
Dina Mergeron
(maternal, deceased)
Aunts & uncles: Matthew "Matt" Miller
John "Jack" Abbott Jr.
Traci Abbott
Nieces & nephews: Eve Howard II
(niece, deceased)
Reed Hellstrom
John "Johnny" Abbott IV
(adopted nephew)
Katherine "Katie" Abbott
Cassidy "Cassie" Newman
(adopted niece, deceased)
Noah Newman
Summer Newman
Faith Newman
Riley Newman
(nephew, deceased)
Connor Newman
Christian Newman
Cousins: Keemo Volien Abbott
John Abbott III
(maternal, deceased)
Kyle Abbott
Colleen Carlton
(maternal, deceased)
Other relatives: Bradley "Brad" Carlton
(former adoptive father, deceased)
Romances: Ryder Carter
(dated; 2009)
Daniel Romalotti Jr.
(dated; 2010-2011)
Carmine Basco
(dated; 2012)
Alejandro "Alex" Chanvez
(dated; 2013)
Tyler Michaelson
(dated/engaged; 2013-2014)
Austin Travers
(affair/lovers; 2014-2015, deceased)
Zackary "Zack" Stinnett
(dated; 2017, deceased)
Scott Grainger Jr.
(affair/one night stand; 2017)

Abigail "Abby" Newman (formerly Rayburn) is a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap operas The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful.

Actress History:Edit

  • Madison & Morgan Reinherz (Y&R: 11/2000-04/2003; recurring)
  • Amanda & Rachel Pace (Y&R: 05/2003-04/2003; recurring)
  • Darcy Rose Byrnes (Y&R: 09/2003-01/2007 & 06/2007-06/2008; recurring & B&B: 05/2007-07/2007; recurring)
  • Hayley Erin (Y&R:12/2008-04/2010; recurring)
  • Marcy Rylan (Y&R: 05/2010-09/2012; contract & 01/2013-04/2013; recurring)
  • Melissa Ordway (Y&R: 04/2013-09/2013; recurring & 09/2013-present; contract)

Character History:Edit


  1. Name while adopted by Bradley "Brad" Carlton.