Rebecca Ferguson is a Swedish actress. She began her acting career with the Swedish soap opera Nya tider and went on to star in the slasher film Drowning Ghost. She came to international prominence with her portrayal of Elizabeth Woodville in the British television miniseries The White Queen, for which she was nominated for a  Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film.

Birth Name

Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström


Becca, Becky, Rebecka



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Rebecca Ferguson was born on October 19, 1983 in Stockholm, Sweden.


She is currently 35 years old.

Sun Sign






She has British ancestry on her mom’s side.




In 1999, Rebecca graduated from Adolf Fredrik’s Music School in Stockholm. She attended an English-speaking school in Sweden and was raised bilingual, speaking Swedish and English.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Rosemary Ferguson
  • Siblings – She has three siblings.

Marital Status



Boyfriend / Spouse

Rebecca Ferguson has dated –

  • Ludwig Hallberg (2005–2015)– She has previously dated a man Ludwig Hallberg. She has child named, Isac (son) from this relationship who was born in 2007.

  • Rory (2016–present)– Rebecca told Sweden’s Movizine that she and her partner Rory live in Simrishamn, but also have a house in Richmond, London as it is close to  Pinewood and Shepperton studios. In 2018, she gave birth to a daughter to her new partner.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m


  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-25-36
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Best Known For

Playing Ilsa Faust in the action spy film series Mission: Impossible and as Elizabeth Woodville in the drama series The White Queen (2013) in all the 10 episodes.

Film Debut

Rebecca debuted with 2004 Swedish slasher film Strandvaskaren for her role as Amanda.

Television Debut

From 1999 to 2001, Rebecca appeared in TV4 soap opera Nya tider for her role as Anna Gripenhielm.

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in lots of commercials and print advertisements related to cosmetics,  jewelry and apparel.

Distinctive Features

Great figure

Awards & Nominations

YearAssociationCategoryNominated WorkResult
2011Stockholm International Film FestivalRising Star AwardA One-way Trip to AntibesNominated
2014Golden Globe AwardsBest Actress – Miniseries or Television FilmThe White QueenNominated
2015Hamptons International Film FestivalBreakthrough PerformerMission: Impossible – Rogue NationWon
2016Buffalo International Film FestivalBest Actress in a Leading RoleDespite the Falling SnowWon
California Independent Film FestivalBest ActressDespite the Falling SnowWon
Critics’ Choice AwardsBest Actress in an Action MovieMission: Impossible – Rogue NationNominated
Empire AwardsBest Female NewcomerMission: Impossible – Rogue NationNominated
Online Film & Television AssociationBest Breakthrough Performance: FemaleMission: Impossible – Rogue NationNominated
Prague Independent Film FestivalBest ActressDespite the Falling SnowWon

Rebecca Ferguson Favorite

  • Favorite Movie – The Usual Suspects (1995)
  • Favorite Food to Cook – Meatballs
  • Favorite Color – Red

Rebecca Ferguson Net Worth

Rebecca Ferguson’s net worth has accumulated to approximately $6 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

She is not on social media.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rebecca Ferguson

  • At 25, Rebecca’s mom relocated from Britain to Sweden.
  • In 2015, she was included in Variety’s list of “10 Actors to Watch”.
  • Besides working on various films and TV shows, she also runs an Argentine dance studio.
  • She got to work in the 2011 film A One Way to Antibes after she was spotted by Swedish director Richard Hobert at Simrishamn town market in 2011.
  • She had fear of heights but still she managed to jump freely for 120 feet from a building during the filming of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation.
  • Since Ann-Margret, she is the first actress to be nominated for a Golden Globe award in 15 years. Ann-Margret was nominated in 1999.
  • Due to her resemblance with Swedish actress, Ingrid Bergman, she is frequently compared with her.
  • In August 2012, it was announced Ferguson had been cast to play Elizabeth Woodville in the ten-part BBC historical television drama The White Queen, based on Philippa Gregory’s The Cousins’ War novels about the women of the Wars of the Roses.
  • She first appeared in the fifth installment of the Mission: Impossible film series named, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015).
  • In 2017, Ferguson played the female lead in Daniel Espinosa’s sci-fi thriller Life, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds, co-starred in Tomas Alfredson’s crime thriller The Snowman, alongside Michael Fassbender and Charlotte Gainsbourg and starred as Swedish soprano Jenny Lind in the musical film The Greatest Showman, with Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams.
  • In 2018, she gave birth to a daughter to her new partner.


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