Abigail Thorn Biography

Abigail Thorn

Quick Facts About Abigail Thorn

Celebrated Name Abigail Thorn
Age 27 Years
Nick Name Abigail
Birth Name Abigail Thorn
Birth Date 1993-04-24
Gender Other
Profession YouTuber
Birth Nation England
Place Of Birth Newcastle upon Tyne
Nationality British
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Taurus
Famous For Trans-woman Youtuber
Best Known For Her informative videos on YouTube
Siblings 2
School Royal Grammar School
University University of St. Andrews
Education Studied Philosophy and Theology.
Educational Qualification First-class Scottish Master of Arts degree in Philosophy
Marital Status Single
Sexual Orientation Trans-woman
Religion Christianity
Net Worth $1.5 million
Source of Wealth YouTube advertisement revenue
Body Type Athletic
Height 6ft(1.83m)
Weight 77kg(170 lbs)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue

Abigail Thorn is a popular British actress and YouTuber who is well known for creating her own YouTube channel titled "Philosophy Tube". The channel started in the year 2013 has over 860k subscribers with over 55 million views in just 7 years. Through the channel, she provides free lessons in philosophy which also often makes use of dramatic studio sets, lighting, costuming, and makeup. 

Thorn made headlines when she came out as a transgender woman on January 30, 2021, with the video "Coming Out As Trans - A Little Public Statement" on YouTube and the more theatrical "Identity: A Trans Coming Out Story". She was also included on a list of "5 Fantastic YouTubers Fighting The Spread Of Alt-Right Propaganda". Besides, she is active on Twitter with over 224k followers on account: @PhilosophyTube. 

What is Abigail Thorn Famous for?

  • Famous as a transgender YouTube star.

Abigail Thorn Philosophy Tube

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Where is Abigail Thorn From?

Abigail Thorn was born on April 24, 1993, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Her birth name is Abigail Thorn. Her nationality is British. Thorn belongs to White ethnicity while Taurus is her zodiac sign. 

Abigail Thorn was born as the youngest child to her parents initially as a boy. She was raised in Newcastle along with her two elder brothers. She attended the Royal Grammar School, where she was a member of an army cadets group. She then took philosophy as an A-level alongside Biology and Chemistry, for her further studies. She joined the University of St. Andrews, where she studied Philosophy and Theology. 

At the year of 25, she graduated earning a first-class Scottish Master of Arts degree in Philosophy. Soon she got trained at East 15 Acting School, later was even awarded a Master of Arts award by the University of Essex in 2017 before moving to London.

Abigail Thorn's Career Highlights

  • Abigail Thorn began her career creating her own YouTube channel titled "Philosophy Tube" in 2013. Thorn created the channel sought to provide free lessons in philosophy in the wake of the 2012 increase in British tuition fees.
  • Her first video titled "I think therefore I am" about RenĂ© Descartes was uploaded in May 2013. 
  • After almost 8 years of creating the channel, the channel has over 860,000 subscribers with a whopping 54 million views as of 2021. 
  • She changed some contents of her channel making it more theatrical, and often using dramatic studio sets, lighting, costuming, and makeup since 2018. 
  • In July 2019, Thorn discussed her channel on the BBC radio show, "World Business Report". 
  • One of her effective videos was her 2018's video titled "Suic! de and [email protected] [email protected]" which discusses societal attitudes to mental health, and "Men. Abuse. Trauma." including her personal experiences. 
  • In 2019, Thorn read the Complete Works of Shakespeare to raise money for the Samaritans. 
  • Starting from August 23, 2019, she began streaming on Twitch continuously with only a few hours per day for sleep till August 27. She raised roughly around $130k whilst her expectation was around $2-$5k. 
  • On January 30, 2021, she came out as a transgender woman with the video "Coming Out As Trans - A Little Public Statement" on YouTube and the more theatrical "Identity: A Trans Coming Out Story". 

Abigail Thorn Youtuber

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Abigail Thorn's Boyfriend

Abigail Thorn is currently single. She seems to be focusing more on herself rather than with someone else. Recently, on January 30, 2021, Thorn came out as a trans woman via a public statement, which she even posted on social media sites. 

Before the announcement, she had come out to friends and family before but instead of love and pleasure she experienced difficulties in avoiding day-to-day life, and in accessing trans spaces anonymously.

Also, back in October 2019, Thorn discussed her sexuality in her YouTube video "Queer", where she came out as bisexual stressing her sexuality was trans-inclusive. 

Abigail Thorn's Net Worth

Abigail Thorn has quite good earnings from her professional career as a YouTuber. Having her career started in the year 2013, Thorn has managed to come a long way becoming one of the influencing YouTubers in her almost 8 years long career as of 2021. 

Thorn makes money from both YouTube advertisement revenue and crowdfunding on Patreon as well. With her earnings from Youtube and other sources, Thorn has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million. 

Abigail Thorn's Height

Abigail Thorn is a beautiful trans-woman in her late 20s. She stands tall with a height of 6ft. (1.85m) while her body weighs around 77kg(170 lbs). She has a fair complexion with brown hair and blue eyes.