Top 10 Facts About Instagram Star Abigail Ratchford

Top 10 Facts About Instagram Star Abigail Ratchford
Top 10 Facts About Instagram Star Abigail Ratchford

Top 10 Facts About Instagram Star Abigail Ratchford

Abigail Ratchford, who was born in Pennsylvania, is an aspiring actress and American model who is known for her internet fame, which took off in 2013. This was thanks to her deft use of various social media channels, as well as her use of provocative pictures that showcased her frame. Thanks to her efforts, she landed on a number of well-known men’s websites and even received a spot in a men’s magazine in Australia. Thanks to that six-page spread, Abigail also received an invitation to audition for a part in Maxim, as well as for a part in a feature film and television shows that would be aired on E! and ABC networks.

However, there is still little known about this seemingly overnight internet sensation. Besides her beauty, some people may wonder about her background, goals, dreams and more. While she definitely has a pretty face and nice body, there has to be more to her than just what meets the eye. This is why this top 10 list has been created – to provide inquiring minds a bit of insight into the life of this beautiful young lady. From her background and schooling to some secrets she may have wished had remained hidden, you will find a lot of information and eye-opening facts about the life of Abigail Ratchford. Keep reading to see what you may have missed if you have only been admiring the pictures this young lady displays on Instagram.

10. She Started her Career with a Weight Loss Goal

Abigail Ratchford launched her career after a diet. And probably some additions, upstairs... If you know what I mean.
Abigail Ratchford launched her career after a diet. And probably some additions, upstairs… If you know what I mean.

The entire reason that Abigail Ratchford got started with her internet fame was due to a New Year’s Resolution that she made in 2013. She decided that it was time to get in better shape and once she felt confident with the new body she had created, she decided to set up her own personal photo shoot. This took place during the first weekend of March in 2013, and the photos that were taken during that photo shoot showed Ratchford in Christian Louboutin heels and red lingerie. This is what originally helped her attract quite a bit of attention when she posted them all over her newly made Facebook fan page.

Once the photos started to be shared, they were featured on a number of different men’s websites in just a few weeks of her original posting. This is also when she began to attract the attention of a number of different commercial agents in New York, many of who sent her to auditions for a number of shows that would be featured on big-name cable networks. This was how this now, extremely famous social media model and aspiring actress got her start in the limelight and on the red carpet. It seems as though her popularity and notoriety are just growing and don’t show signs of slowing down anytime soon.

9. She is a Small Town Girl

Abigail Ratchford is from Electric City. Scranton, Pennsylvania
Abigail Ratchford is from Electric City. Scranton, Pennsylvania

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Abigail Ratchford was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, which is also referred to as the “Electric City.” There is no question that she exemplifies what is thought of as the “All-American” girl and beauty. She is of German, French and Irish descent and her father is a District Attorney in her hometown in Pennsylvania. Her mother runs a very large and successful child care program in the same area. Abigail is the fifth of a family of seven children and raised in a household with Irish Catholic beliefs.

To go along with the Irish Catholic beliefs, Abigail attended both a Catholic grade school and a Catholic high school. She also attended a Jesuit University for a short time before she began her career in modeling. However, in an interview, Abigail stated that she wanted to do more and knew that it was not within the walls of the university that she could live her dream. This is when she decided to leave the university and begin pursuing her career in modeling. This included posting numerous sensual poses on Instagram and other social media channels, which is what helped her first achieve her notoriety and fame.

It seems from her humble and quaint upbringings, this is truly the ideal of the “American dream” and she is pursuing something she has always wanted to do. Her success started with the internet, but there is no question that there is much more in store for this young lady as she continues to branch out and try new and exciting things in her career, as well as in her life.

8. She Moved Across the Country to Los Angeles in 2014

Nobody in L.A. is from L.A..
Nobody in L.A. is from L.A..

Abigail Ratchford moved to Los Angeles in January of 2014. This move was an effort to advance her career. Prior to moving, she was on a number of billboards that were found along the shoulders of Sunset Boulevard, Maxims, and International Esquire. Abigail has also been referred to as TMZ’s sweetheart after she appeared on the popular entertainment gossip show several times. Once she moved to Los Angeles, Abigail also began to branch her career out to include acting. Her first acting role was on an episode of “Parks and Recreation.”

Once Abigail moved to Los Angeles, she did an interview where she stated how grateful she was for the exposure she received on social media, but she also stated how she would like to develop a career of longevity and substance that does not completely rely on internet fame or success. She has stated that the career that she really wants will make her expand her modeling portfolio and she will have to focus on gaining more theater experience and enrolling in professional acting training.

While she may not have finished college, there is no question that she is driven to achieve the goals she has for her career, even if it means going back to school for a while. This is one of the best ways, Abigail believes, to ensure that her career is not short-lived and based completely on the success she had on the internet.

7. She Recreated the Famous Kim Kardashian “Break the Internet” Photo Shoot

Kim's so photogenic!
Kim’s so photogenic!

Abigail decided to give Kim Kardashian a run for her money when she put her own unique spin on the reality star’s “break the internet” shoot, which was done for Paper magazine. At 23, Abigail posted a cheeky picture of herself on her Instagram account as she prepared for the shoot. In the original picture, Kim, at age 35 stripped down to nothing but a pearl necklace to bare her curves in a number of fun and different poses.

By taking a look at the behind the scenes photos of Abigail’s shoot, there is no question that she gave Kim a pretty good run for her money when it comes to curves. In the photo that Abigail originally posted to social media, she could be seen in the studio with her bare bottom and back to the camera – this is the exact same pose that Kim had on the cover of her magazine shoot. There is no question that for some this was considered a controversial shoot, but there is also no question that both ladies pulled it off rather well.

It seems that Abigail has taken inspiration from a number of big name photo shoots in her calendar, stating that she chose photos that inspired here. The ‘break the internet” replica definitely got quite a bit of attention when the star finally released the photos, which only seemed to propel her fame and notoriety further.

6. She Prefers Men with a Set, Unique Style

Better be a sharp dressed man if you want to get Abigail Ratchford's attention.
Better be a sharp dressed man if you want to get Abigail Ratchford’s attention.

to an interview that Abigail did with Urbasm, she prefers men who have their own style. When asked by the interviewer what she though makes a man more attractive when he dresses, her answer was definitely clear and concise. She stated that she likes when men are either extremely casual in what they wear or extremely dressed up. Dressed up includes wearing a nice suit, tie or something of the like. She also stated that she did not really feel attracted in any way to the “in between look.” She went on to define this “in between” look as khakis and jeans and a button up shirt. Abigail also stated that too much jewelry was not attractive to her.

When it comes to clothes and fashion there is no question that Abigail has a look all her own, so it is not surprising that she has a preferred look that she likes to see men in. With fashion being such an important part of today’s culture it is not surprising that she has such a strong opinion about the subject. This means if any guy wants to turn her head, they better decide if casual or dressy is their look because otherwise, they will likely have a pretty hard time getting this girl’s head to turn. Also, take it easy on the man-jewelry, since this was also something she made a point of stating that she did not care for.