Rebel Wilson Biography
Rebel Wilson’s Full name is Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson was born on 2 March 1980 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Her childhood was very unconventional as her parents, who worked as dog handlers, used to travel around the country to sell canine products.
Wilson has two sisters, Liberty and Annachi, and a brother named Ryot. Though she was pretty shy as a child, she later started observing people keenly, which helped her develop her skills in comedy.
Rebel Wilson Age, Physical Appearance, and Height
Rebel Wilson was born on 2 March 1980, and according to the calculation, her current age is 42.
Let’s Talk about her Height, Weight & Physical Status as the main things for the Industry. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Rebel Wilson is 158 cm and 1.58 m and feet inches- 5′ 4″. Her weight is in kilograms- 65 kg. Weight.
Rebel Wilson has a Waist Size of 31 Inches, bra size of 42 Inches, and a hipes size of 39 Inches. She has Black color hair and Black color eyes. Besides this, She is wearing a shoe size 8.
Rebel Wilson Education
Wilson attended ‘Tara Anglican School for Girls.’ After completing high school in 1997, she studied at the ‘University of New South Wales.’ Later, she looked at the ‘Australian Theatre for Young People,’ after which her career in acting began.
Rebel Wilson Personal Life
In 2012, Rebel Wilson got into a relationship with Matt Lucas, her co-star in the film ‘Bridesmaids.’ They lived together for three years until 2015 before breaking up.
Wilson became a spokesperson for the Australian weight loss and nutrition company ‘Jenny Craig’ in July 2011.
Rebel Wilson Career
After completing her studies at the ‘Australian Theatre for Young People,’ Rebel Wilson went to New York on a scholarship funded by Nicole Kidman. After gaining public attention for her stage work, she began her career on television by playing Toula in the Australian TV series Pizza.’ Her first film ‘Fat Pizza,’ released in 2003, was based on the TV series Pizza.’
She played various characters in the Australian TV series ‘The Wedge,’ which ran from 2006 to 2007, covering two seasons. Over the next few years, she appeared in several other TV shows, such as ‘Bogan Pride’ (2008), ‘Monster House’ (2006), ‘City Homicide’ (2009), and ‘Rules of Engagement (2010).
In 2012, she appeared in films such as ‘Bachelorette,’ a romantic comedy directed by Leslye Headland, ‘Struck by Lightning,’ a comedy-drama directed by Brian Dannelly, and ‘Pitch Perfect,’ a musical comedy film directed by Jason Moore. The same year, she also voiced a character named Raz in the popular animated adventure movie ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift.’ Wilson reprised her role as Raz in a video game based on the film.
In 2013, she appeared in the American comedy show ‘Super Fun Night.’ She also played a supporting role in the black comedy crime film ‘Pain & Gain.’ She hosted the 2013 ‘MTV Movie Awards as well.
In 2015, she appeared in ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ a sequel to the 2012 movie ‘Pitch Perfect.’ The film was a huge commercial success, directed and produced by Elizabeth Banks. Wilson reprised her role as Fat Amy in the 2017 sequel, ‘Pitch Perfect 3.’
She was seen in the movie ‘Grimsby,’ which Louis Leterrier directed. She has also seen in ‘Famous: The Movie,’ directed by Mandie Fletcher.
Wilson also appears as Ursula, the sea witch in the movie ‘Little Mermaid.’
In 2019, Wilson starred in movies like ‘Isn’t It Romantic,’ which was released in February. In May, she starred alongside Anne Hathaway in ‘The Hustle,’ a remake of the 1988 comedy film ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.’
Rebel Wilson Major Works
‘Pizza,’ an Australian TV series that aired on the ‘SBS’ TV network, was the first project in Wilson’s career. The show covered themes like ethnicity, stereotypes, sex, illicit drugs, etc., from 2000 to 2007. Wilson joined the show in 2003 and played the role of Toula, a girl gang leader who is obsessed with eating. The show won the ‘Australian Screen Sound Guild award in 2004 for ‘Best Achievement in Sound for a Television Program.’ It also received several other award nominations.
In 2008, Rebel Wilson appeared in ‘Monster House,’ an Australian comedy series broadcast on the ‘Nine Network.’ Starring actors such as Celia Ireland, Travis Cotton, Rebel Wilson, and Jody Kennedy, the series ran for a season of ten episodes.
‘Pitch Perfect’ was a popular 2012 American musical comedy film where Wilson appeared in a supporting role, playing a character named Patricia. Directed by Jason Moore, the film also starred actors like Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Adam DeVine, and Anna Camp. Loosely adapted from Mickey Rapkin’s non-fiction book of the same name, the film was a huge commercial success. It won several awards, including the ‘Teen Choice Award’ and ‘American Music Award.’ It mostly received positive reviews.
Wilson played a voice role in the popular animated adventure film ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift.’ The film, the fourth installment in the ‘Ice Age’ series, was released on 13 July 2012. A sequel titled ‘Ice Age: Collision Course was released in July 2016. Directed by Steve Martino and Michael Thurmeier, the film was a huge commercial success and became the highest-grossing animated film of the year. It received mainly mixed reviews.
She appeared in the 2015 comedy film ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ which was a sequel to the 2012 film Pitch Perfect.’ Directed by Elizabeth Banks, the film starred actors like Anna Kendrick, Hailee Steinfeld, Britanny Snow, Skylar Astin, and Rebel Wilson. The film received mostly positive reviews. It was also a commercial success and won several awards, such as the Billboard Music Award and People’s Choice Awards.
Wilson appeared in the 2016 American romantic comedy ‘How to be Single.’ Directed by Christian Ditter, the film was based on American writer Liz Tuccillo’s novel of the same name. It starred Dakota Johnson, Alison Brie, Nicholas Braun, Leslie Mann, and Wilson. The film did well commercially and received mainly mixed reviews.
Rebel Wilson Net Worth
Rebel Wilson is an Australian actress and comedian with a net worth of $22 million. After making her big break in Australian television comedy, Wilson crossed over to North American audiences and is now best known for roles in films like Jojo Rabbit, Cats, and the Perfect Pitch franchise.
Rebel Wilson Assets
In 2014, it was reported that Wilson had spent $3.75 million for a waterfront estate in her native Sydney, plus another $900,000 for renovations on the property, described as a Victorian-style abode dating back to the early 1900s. Rebel listed this home for sale in April 2022 for $6.7 million.
She owns at least one investment property, including a luxury two-bedroom apartment in a converted mansion in Balmain, a suburb of Sydney.
She’s also been linked to a $3 million loft in the Tribeca area of Manhattan, located in an exclusive complex with several other celebrities, including Justin Timberlake, Harry Styles, and married couple Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively.
She owns a “traditional masterpiece” in the Cape Cod Colonial architectural style located somewhere in West Hollywood that coincidentally also cost almost $3 million, and elsewhere in LA, she has a second home purchased for $2.2 million (either for investment purposes or some other reason). Before her current digs, she lived in a 2,500-square-foot Hollywood Hills estate that she paid a reported $2.2 million back in 2014.
Rebel Wilson Awards
- Rebel Wilson won the ‘Tropfest’ award for ‘Best Actress’ in 2009 for her role in the movie ‘Bargain.’
- Her role in ‘Pitch Perfect’ won her ‘MTV Movie Awards for ‘Best Breakthrough Performance’ and ‘Best Musical Moment’ in 2012. In 2013, she won the ‘Online Film & Television Association Award’ for ‘Breakthrough Performance’ and the ‘Teen Choice Award’ for ‘Choice Movie Actress: Comedy for the same movie.
- In 2015, she won ‘MTV Movie Awards for ‘Best Ensemble’ and ‘Best Kiss’ (shared with Adam DeVine) for her performance in ‘Pitch Perfect 2.’