Who is Abigail Klein?
An actress with nearly 30 credits to her name, who rose to prominence after her portrayal of Joshua’s Assistant in “Transformers: Age of Extinction“, Abigail Jordan Klein was born under the zodiac sign of Capricorn on 24 December 1988, in Dallas, Texas USA; she holds American nationality and her ethnicity is Caucasian. She’s was also known as one of the ten hottest Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders.
Early life and education
Abigail was raised in Dallas by her parents, however, as she prefers to keep her private life a secret, she hasn’t revealed their names and occupations, and also hasn’t spoken about having any siblings, thus many people believe that she was raised an only child.
Abigail had an interest in performing and dancing from an early age, and aged nine, she began taking dance classes, from ballet to tap, hip-hop, and jazz.
She attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2006, she didn’t enroll at college but pursued her cheerleading career.
Career as a cheerleader
Being a big fan of Dallas Cowboys and dreaming about a dancing career, in May 2007, Abigail decided to try her luck and went to auditions for cheerleaders. Her parents supported her, and she made it to the training camp for the summer, then in August right before the first game, when she saw her name on the list of the official cheerleader team, she was so happy and proud of herself.
She was a Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader for three seasons, through 2010, and spoke about her time as a professional cheerleader, saying that it was a great honor and an exhilarating experience.
Abigail spoke about meaningful aspects of being a part of the National Football League (NFL) cheerleaders, saying that they collaborated with foundations such as A Wish With Wings, and that she had the privilege of performing for the US troops in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq.
Making her debut in two episodes of the series “Valley Peaks”, in 2009, Abigail launched her acting career, and it took her two years of auditioning to get her chance as Nanny in “The Young and the Restless”, the long-running epic romantic drama which has over 700 award nominations, and won over 300.
In 2012, Abigail made her first movie appearance as Bridesmaid in “That’s My Boy”, starring Adam Sandler, Leighton Meester and Andy Samberg, followed by her roles in series such as “Pair of Kings”, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, and “Drop Dead Diva” before she was cast to play Joshua’s Assistant in 2014’s “Transformers: Age of Extinction”, also starring Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor and Nicola Peltz.
In the following years, Abigail acted in TV movies including “Cabot College”, “10 Year Reunion”, and “Girlfriends of Christmas Past” before she portrayed Nurse Eloise Munello in the series “Code Black”, in 2017.
Abigal was next seen starring in “Unit Zero”, before she was cast to play Elsa in “Butterfly Caught” also starring Jess Jacobs and Alex Sgambati; the movie had 10 award nominations and won nine, including the San Diego Film Festival Award Best Ensemble Film which Abigail shares with the rest of the crew.
In 2018, Abigail was seen as Missy in the movie “A Futile and Stupid Gesture” followed by her role as Trisha Pilthmore in the series “Aussie Girl”, and then in 2019 she made appearances in series such as “The Incredible Life of Darell”, “Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television”, and “Glow”.
In the following year, she was cast to play Courtney in the TV movie “Christmas on Ice” also starring Ryan Cooper and Caroline Portu, while her most recent role was her portrayal of Mimi in the series “American Housewife”, in 2021.
Love life and relationships
There were various rumors concerning Abigail’s love life, and one of them was that she was in a secret relationship with Troy Aikman, a famous former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and Fox broadcaster, however, although they were spotted together outside a restaurant, they both denied the rumors about them having an affair. People mostly commented about their age difference, since he was nearly twice her age.
At that time, back in 2012, Abigail was actually in a two-year-long relationship with Tanner Beard, a famous “From Dusk Till Dawn” actor, however, the two broke-up, with rumors saying that Troy Aikman was the reason for their split, but neither she nor Tanner spoke about these assumptions.
In the following year, she met her future husband, Christopher Armstrong; he prefers to keep his life a secret, and there isn’t much known about him, except that he proposed to Abigail in March 2016, and then on 23 October 2016, they exchanged their wedding vows in Squamish, Canada.
As of March 2022, the two are still in a marriage, they live in Los Angeles, California, and they don’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Abigail is active on her social media platforms; her Instagram account has been followed by nearly 13,500 people, while her official Facebook page has amassed over 5,000 followers.
Her Twitter account has been followed by over 5,500 people, and she mostly posts updates about her work, but also you can see photos from her everyday life, and featuring her husband and her family and friends.
One of her favorite hobbies is painting, and she also likes cooking, and she enjoys listening to music and playing the guitar.
In her spare time, she likes to read books and watch movies, and she once said that from an early age she became a big fan of Tim Burton and “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, while she stated that although her favorite book is “The Notebook“ by Nicholas Sparks, she enjoyed the movie more, however, her most favorites are “The Avengers“ franchise movies.
Abigail is into traveling, and as mentioned, thanks to her career as an NFL cheerleader, she traveled around the world and has also visited several US states; her favorite travel destination is Boston, Massachusetts while she enjoys living in Los Angeles, saying that she likes to hike in Hollywood, hang out at the beach in Malibu, however, being a ‘foody’ she most enjoys Los Angeles’ restaurants.
Age, height, and net worth
Abigail is 33 years old, she has natural blonde hair, although she recently dyed it dark red, and her eyes are blue; she weighs around 132lbs (60kgs) and is 5ft 7is (1.7m) tall, with vital statistics of 34-24-35.
As of March 2022, her net worth has been estimated at over $1 million, mostly coming from her acting and professional cheerleading career; according to sources, the annual salary for NFL cheerleaders is around $20,000.