In August 2006, when Abbie was on the set of the movie Stop-Loss, she met Ryan Phillippe. Ryan Phillippe is also an actor, director and producer. They dated each other for about four years and they finally broke up in February 2010.
As Abbie was raised in 70-hectare (170-acre) farm, she has an intimate feeling with animals. She turned vegetarian since she was 13. She began her career as a model. At the age of 13, she competed in the Dolly Magazine competition and she also reached the final of this competition but was unable to claim this title. She made her acting debut in 1997 by starring the role of Simone Summers in the TV series, Wildside. She then appeared in the TV series Close Contact and Water Rats and finally won the role of Mickey Norris in her debut movie, The Monkey's Mask. She got her rise in fame after she starred the role of Heidi in the 2004 movie, Somersault. Her net worth is said to be around $8 million dollars.