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Abby Newman
Melissa Ordway
Melissa Ordway joined the cast of The Young and the Restless in March 2013. She plays the role of Abby Newman, daughter of Victor Newman and Ashley Abbott.

In 2022, Melissa received her first Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Ordway is a frequent guest model on “The Price is Right.” Melissa has starred on “Hollywood Heights” playing the role of Chloe Carter. She has also been seen on the big screen in many movies including “Ted,” “The Incredible Burt Wonderston,” “A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas,” “The Last Song,” and “17 Again”. Her television credits include recurring roles on “90210,” “Cold Case,” “Melrose Place,” and “Privileged”. Melissa has also appeared in guest starring roles on “CSI: NY,” “Entourage,” “How I Met Your Mother,” and “The League”.

Ordway grew up in Snellville, Georgia where she performed in high school theater and community theater productions. After attending Georgia State University, Melissa moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of acting.

Melissa and her husband, Justin Gaston are the proud parents of their daughters, Olivia and Sophie.

Her birthday is March 31.

Follow her on Twitter: @MelissaOrdway and on Instagram @mel_ordway