• Abigail Shapiro is an American opera singer, conservative social media influencer, and actress
• She was born in Los Angeles under the Scorpio zodiac sign
• She is an avid animal lover who speaks multiple languages and is anti-feminist
• She has her own YouTube channel, Classically Abby, which promotes conservative ideas and traditional values
• She is married and has a son, and her brother, Ben Shapiro, is an attorney, conservative political commentator, and author
Abigail Shapiro is an American opera singer, conservative social media influencer, and actress, but who is possibly best known for being the sister of Ben Shapiro. She is known as Classically Abby on YouTube.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Abigail Shapiro was born in Los Angeles, California, under the Scorpio zodiac sign on 8 November 1992, which makes her 30 years old as of early 2023 – she is the daughter of the writer and composer David Shapiro, but hasn’t revealed the name of her mother, who is believed to be a TV executive in Hollywood. Her older brother Ben Shapiro, is an attorney, conservative political commentator, and author, who also writes columns for Newsweek, Ami Magazine, and Creators Syndicate. Abigail was brought up in a tight-knit conservative family of Lithuanian-Jewish and Russian-Jewish roots. She developed an interest in music at the age of six, and used to sing and play the violin with her brother Ben when she was growing up.
Abigail went to The Episcopal School of Los Angeles, from where she matriculated to the University of Southern California. After her graduation, she relocated to New York where she joined the Manhattan School of Music, studying Show Singing and Traditional Singing for four years.
Interests and Facts
Shapiro is a huge lover of fashion, and her inspirations are Royal Kate Middleton, and Audrey Hepburn. Her best-loved YouTuber is the lifestyle and beauty vlogger, Jessica Braun.
She’s an avid animal lover, and has posted various pictures with horses on her social media platforms.
The YouTuber likes reading cooking books.
She enjoys Israeli salad and often prepares it at her home.
She can speak fluent French, Italian, German and Russian as well as English.
Abigail is openly anti-feminist.
As of 2023, Shapiro has two acting credits under her name. She starred as Miriam Aronowitch in the musical drama movie “A Light for Greytowers” in 2007, and portrayed Golden Goblet Singer in an episode of the musical comedy series “Glee” in 2012.
Shapiro is honored for her melodic high-pitched vocals and has performed in several well-known operas, including “The Abduction of the Seraglio,” “The Cunning Little Vixen,” “Madama Butterfly,” and “La Clemenza di Tito”, including at MSM’s Opera Theater and USC Thornton Opera Productions.
Abigail launched her YouTube channel, Classically Abby, on 28 January 2019, and currently has around 110,000 subscribers. Her channel promotes conservative ideas and traditional values. She also posts lifestyle, make-up, and fashion videos. She rose to stardom for her video, “Conservative Women, It’s Our Time || Let’s Take the Culture Back,” which discusses music, lifestyle and fashion from a conservative standpoint. Although she’s become very successful on YouTube, Shapiro is considered a controversial figure, and most of her videos, including “Why YOU Should Dress Modestly || Get the Attention you Deserve,” have been bombarded with dislikes. She believes that women should dress modestly, avoiding clothes that are too revealing.
Shapiro opened her Twitter account (@classicallyabby) in January 2019, and is currently followed by over 80,000 fans. In December 2021, she sparked a controversy on the platform when she compared Madonna with Nancy Regan, writing ‘This is Madonna at 63. This is Nancy Reagan at 64. Trashy living vs. Classic living” under a split image of the two asking her followers the version of themselves they wanted to be in the future. She was also slammed for trashing Taylor Swift’s song “The Man,” which has a theme of gender inequality. Shapiro is also active on Instagram (@classicallyabby) with around 80,000 followers, and on Facebook (@ClassicallyAbby) with 12,000 followers.
CONSERVATIVE WOMEN, IT'S OUR TIME. Share a belief of your own that's been silenced with the hashtag #LetsBeClassic.
— Classically Abby (@classicallyabby) March 27, 2020
Shapiro is a married woman, having walked the aisle with Jacob Roth, who serves as a Staff Attorney at the Virginia-based national headquarters of Young America’s Foundation (YAF). He majored in Slavic studies and Russian Literature at Northwestern University, then graduated with a law degree from the Virginia School of Law. The duo first met on a blind date organized by a mutual friend. At that time, Roth was a freshman whereas Abigail was a postgraduate student at the Manhattan School of Music. They began dating in May 2017 and eventually exchanged vows exactly a year later in a Traditional Jewish ceremony attended by family and close friends. Abigail posted a picture on Instagram commemorating her first wedding anniversary on 4 May 2019.
Shapiro revealed on her YouTube channel that she suffered a miscarriage in early 2021, sharing several details and comforting women who had also experienced such a tragedy. It is reported that Shapiro had a lump in one of her breast,s but recovered without any complications after going for surgery. On 9 March 2022, Shapiro and her husband Roth were blessed with a son, but they haven’t revealed his name.
Shapiro and her husband fall under the Orthodox Judaism banner. She’s outspoken about her religious beliefs on social media, and has openly expressed her desire to raise her children in a very religious setting, but has been attacked for her ethnic and religious background.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Shapiro is of White ethnicity and has a set of hazel eyes and long brown hair. She is curvy, weighs approximately 130lbs(59kgs), is 5ft 7ins (1.70m) tall, with vital statistics of 35-26-38 and she wears shoe size 6 (US).
Shapiro has made a good sum from her YouTube channel and singing career. She has a clothing line, and also sells various other products including make-up, filming equipment, and cutlery, which also contributes to her earnings. She is worth approximately $500,000 as of 2023.
Who Is Abigail Shapiro’s Brother, Ben Shapiro?
Ben Shapiro was born in Los Angeles, California, under the Capricorn zodiac sign on 15 January
1984, which makes him 39 years old as of 2023. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Political Science degree, and is also an alumnus of Harvard Law School. Ben is the co-founder of the American conservative news media firm and website, The Daily Wire, and has so far released 11 books. He also hosts many popular podcasts including “The Ben Shapiro Show.” Moreover, he gives speeches which mostly present conservative viewpoints on controversial topics at college campuses.
Ben is a self-proclaimed libertarian. He’s against the legalization of abortion, and has voiced his opinions on several other matters including climate change, foreign policy, and gun ownership. He’s married to the Moroccan-Israeli medical doctor, Mor Toledano, and they have a son and two daughters.