Johnny Abbott
Holden and Ryan Hare
Holden & Ryan Hare as Johnny Abbott
The Young and the Restless
Portrayed by: Holden & Ryan Hare
Duration: 2012-
First appearance: April 9, 2012
Created by: Maria Arena Bell
Hogan Sheffer
Scott Hamner
Family: Abbott family
Fenmore family
Foster family
Newman family
Reed family
Gender: Male
Born: April 9, 2012
Occupation: Student
Residence: Genoa City, Wisconsin
Parents: William "Billy" Abbott
Chelsea Lawson
(biological mother)
Victoria Newman
(adoptive mother)
Siblings: Eve Howard II
(adoptive maternal half-sister, deceased)
Reed Hellstrom
(adoptive maternal half-brother)
Cordelia "Delia" Abbott
(paternal half-sister, deceased)
Riley Newman
(biological maternal half-brother, deceased)
Connor Newman
(biological maternal half-brother)
Katherine "Katie" Newman
(paternal half-sister/adoptive sister)
Grandparents: John Abbott Sr.
(paternal grandfather, deceased)
Jillian "Jill" Fenmore
(paternal grandmother)
Jeffrey Bardwell
(biological maternal grandfather)
Anita Lawson
(biological maternal grandmother)
Victor Newman Sr.
(adoptive maternal grandfather)
Nicole "Nikki" Reed
(adoptive maternal grandmother)
Great-grandparents: Robert Abbott
(paternal great-grandfather, deceased)
Unknown woman
(paternal great-grandmother, deceased)
Neil Fenmore
(paternal biological great-grandfather, deceased)
Unknown woman
(paternal biological great-grandmother, deceased)
William "Bill" Foster Sr.
(paternal adoptive great-grandfather, deceased)
Elizabeth "Liz" Henderson
(paternal adoptive great-grandmother, deceased)
Albert Miller
(adoptive maternal great-grandfather, deceased)
Cora Miller
(adoptive maternal great-grandmother, deceased)
Nicholas "Nick" Reed
(adoptive maternal great-grandfather, deceased)
Unknown woman
(adoptive maternal great-grandmother, deceased)
Aunts & uncles: John "Jack" Abbott Jr.
(paternal uncle)
Traci Abbott
(paternal aunt)
Phillip Chancellor III
(paternal uncle)
Dylan McAvoy
(adoptive maternal uncle)
Nicholas "Nick" Newman
(adoptive maternal uncle)
John Abbott III
(adoptive maternal uncle, deceased)
Victor "Adam" Newman Jr.
(adoptive maternal uncle, deceased)
Abigail "Abby" Newman
(adoptive maternal aunt)
Faith Newman
(adoptive maternal aunt, deceased)
Cousins: Keemo Volien Abbott
(paternal cousin)
John Abbott III
(paternal cousin, deceased)
Kyle Abbott
(paternal cousin)
Colleen Carlton
(paternal cousin, deceased)
Phillip "Chance" Chancellor IV
(paternal cousin)
Cassidy "Cassie" Newman
(adoptive maternal adopted cousin, deceased)
Noah Newman
(adoptive maternal cousin)
Summer Newman
(adoptive maternal cousin)
Faith Newman
(adoptive maternal cousin)
Riley Newman
(adoptive maternal cousin, deceased)
Connor Newman
(adoptive maternal cousin)
Christian Newman
(adoptive maternal cousin)

John "Johnny" Abbott IV is a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless.

Actor History:

  • Holden & Ryan Hare (04/2012-present; recurring)

Character History:


John "Johnny" Abbott IV is son of William "Billy" Abbott Chelsea Lawson. He was adopted by Billy's then wife Victoria Newman, shortly after birth. Johnny is half-brother to Billy's late daughter Cordelia "Delia" Abbott, and biological half-brother Chelsea's two children, miscarried son Riley Newman, Chelsea's son Connor Newman and adoptive half-brother to Victoria's three children, late daughter Eve Howard II and two living children Reed Hellstrom and Katherine "Katie" Newman.


Johnny was born on April 9, 2012. Billy and Chelsea had an one night stand when Billy and his wife Victoria Newman briefly split. Chelsea arrives in town a few month later and reveals that she is pregnant with Billy's child. Billy and Victoria had a few failed attempts at having a child as well as a failed adoption.

Billy and Victoria decided that they would raise the child. During her pregnacy Chelsea befriend Victoria's black sheep half-brother Victor "Adam" Newman Jr. Chelsea ends up falling throw a frozen lake and is rescued by Adam. Adam helps delivers Chelsea's son. Chelsea then gives up her rights to her son and Victoria adopts her Johnny.

Billy and Victoria were happily married raising Reed, Delia and Johnny when things all changed when Delia was hit by a car driven by Adam. Billy and Victoria's marriage fell apart following Delia's death. Billy had a one night stand with Kelly Russell which lead Victoria to start dating Kelly's brother Benjamin "Ben" Russell. Billy and Victoria divorced. Billy and Chelsea started dating while Victoria was pregnant by Billy or Stitch.

Following the divorced, Billy and Victoria decided on joint custody of Johnny. Billy started dating Chelsea and later moved in with Chelsea and Connor. After Victoria gave birth to Katie and then DNA test revealed that Billy was the father.