Abby Abadi

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Updated On December 18, 2022

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Abby Abadi is a popular Malaysian singer, host, and actress. Abby Abadi is best known as a member of the Malaysian girl group Elite, which rose to prominence in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Early Life and Childhood

Abby Abadi was born on December 1, 1977, in the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Her age is 44 years as of 2022 and Abadi is a naturalized Malaysian citizen and Islamic by religion.

Similarly, her full name is Arbaiyah Binti Abdul Manan and her birth sign is Sagittarius. Abadi has received a lot of family support to succeed in her career. Abadi’s parents have mutual interests and respect for one another.

Such characteristics indicate that Abadi grew up in a loving home and inherited attractive traits from her parents, particularly honesty and respect. However, there is no additional information available regarding Abadi’s parents and siblings.

Abadi may not want to share information about her family to keep them out of the spotlight. We hope Abadi will provide more information about her family to the media.


Talking about her educational background, there is no information available regarding Abadi’s schools, colleges, and academics. Abadi might have done her schooling at a community school in Kuala Lumpur. Later, Abadi might have skipped college as she started to sing at an early age to pursue her professional career.

Career and Professional Life

Abby Abadi began her career as a member of the KRU’s first Malaysian girl group, Elite, when she was just 18 years old. Abadi left the group in 1998 after releasing two albums with them.

Moreover, her acting career began in 1999 when she landed the lead role as Inspector (later DSP) Aleeza in the longest-running Malaysian police procedural television series, Gerak Khas, where Abadi also sang the series’ theme music and appeared in all 13 seasons.

She returned to the series in 2019. Abadi has remained active in film and television since that time. Abby Abadi joined the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) and was chastised for her decision because of her lifestyle.

Abby is collaborating with Hairi Othman to improve PAS’s image. She was said to have married Mohd Zaki Ibrahim, a PAS assembly member. She, however, denied the allegations.

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Caption: Abby Abadi featuring in a series. Source: M Star

Brand Endorsements

Abadi has not endorsed any brand, nor has she promoted anything, nor has she been seen in any brand collaborations.

Awards and Nomination

Between 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003, she won the Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian Award for Most Popular TV Actress five times.

Abby Abadi – Net Worth 2022

Abadi is a Malaysian singer, host, and actress who has earned a considerable income from her work. Abadi’s estimated net worth is around $400k. Also, Abadi’s annual salary is $50k and her source of income is mainly her singing profession.

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Caption: Abby Abadi giving a pose. Source: Beautiful Nara

Relationship Status

In 2002, Abby Abadi married her Gerak Khas co-star Norman Hakim. In 2008, Norman and Abby were legally divorced at the Gombak Timur Shariah Court. Mohamed Danish Hakim, Marissa Dania, and Maria Danisha are their three children.

Moreover, Abby married Muhammad Noor Farhan Che Bakar four years after her divorce from Norman Hakim. He is 12 years her junior. Their marriage lasted only a year. On May 9, 2014, they divorced. In 2015, she married her third husband, Muhammad Faizal Zakari.

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Caption: Abby Abadi with her husband. Source: M Star


Abby is outspoken about her views on Islamic teaching. She has been giving sermons and teachings since she joined PAS. Abby was condemned in the Malaysian blogosphere because the majority of her views contradict Islamic teachings.

According to a Malay language portal, Abby stated that the reason for everything she has done in PAS is for the benefit of her friends, family, and society. She believes that her work at PAS will ensure her eternal salvation. Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin chastised Abby for her controversial comments about Islam.

On Facebook and Twitter, Abby and Mohd Asri are at odds. Ustaz Azhar Idrus, a PAS member and religious teacher, has also questioned Abby. Azhar Idrus suggested that Abby continue her studies and conduct extensive research on the topics on which she wanted to comment.

Abby Abadi – Body Measurements

Talking about her height Abadi is 5 Feet 4 inches tall and weighs 55kg. Similarly, Abadi’s body measurement is 34-27-34 inches and her eyes and hair color are black. Also, Abadi’s dress size is 5 and her shoe size is 8(US).

Social Media

Abadi is very active on Instagram. She has 540k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @jaiezzany. Similarly, her Twitter handles @abby_abadi is followed by 15.5k followers. Her Facebook account is @100064750236533 and has 194k followers.