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: Abbott Manor
603 Glenwood Drive
Genoa City, Wisconsin
Parents: Victor Newman (father)
Ashley Abbott (mother)
Nikki Reed (step-mother)
Siblings: Victoria Newman (paternal half-sister)
Nicholas Newman (paternal half-brother)
Adam Newman (paternal half-brother, deceased)
Robert Carlton (maternal half-brother, deceased)
Faith Newman (sister, deceased)
Dylan McAvoy (step-brother)
John Abbott III (step-brother, deceased)
Marital status: Arturo Rosales (dating; 05/2018-)
Past marriage(s): 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: Matt Miller (paternal)
Jack Abbott (maternal)
Traci Abbott (maternal)
Nieces & nephews: Eve Howard II (niece, deceased)
Reed Hellstrom (nephew)
Johnny Abbott (adopted nephew)
Katie Abbott (niece)
Cassie Newman (adopted niece, deceased)
Noah Newman (nephew)
Summer Newman (niece)
Faith Newman (niece)
Riley Newman (nephew, deceased)
Connor Newman (nephew)
Christian Newman (nephew)
Cousins: Keemo Volien Abbott (maternal)
John Abbott III (maternal, deceased)
Kyle Abbott (maternal)
Colleen Carlton (maternal, deceased)
Other relatives: Brad Carlton (former adoptive father, deceased)
Romances: Ryder Carter (dated; 2009)
Daniel Romalotti (dated; 2010-2011)
Carmine Basco (dated; 2012)
Alex Chavez (dated; 2013)
Tyler Michaelson (dated/engaged; 2013-2014)
Austin Travers (affair/lovers; 2014-2015, deceased)
Zack Stinnett (dated; 2017, deceased)
Scott Grainger Jr. (affair/one night stand; 2017)
Arturo Rosales (dating; 2018-)
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.