Rebel Wilson is an Australian actress, writer and producer. After graduating from the Australian Theatre for Young People in 2003, she began appearing as Toula on the Special Broadcasting Service comedy series Pizza and the sketch comedy series The Wedge. She also appeared as Becky in Bachelorette and starred in the musical comedy Pitch Perfect film series as Fat Amy, a role that earned her several award nominations and wins, including the MTV Best Breakthrough Performance Award and a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress. She has also created and starred in Super Fun Night, a television comedy that aired for one season on ABC.
Melanie Elizabeth Bownds
Rebel Wilson, Rebelicious, Lil’ Reb
Actress, Comedian, Entrepreneur, Writer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Rebel Wilson was born on March 02, 1980, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
She is currently 39 years old.
Wilson went to Tara Anglican School for Girls in North Parramatta. Later, she took admission at the University of New South Wales to study Law and Arts (Theatre and Performance Studies). She studied acting at Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) in Sydney, Australia.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Liberty Wilson (Sister), Ryot Wilson (Brother), Annachi Wilson (Sister)
She is signed to Creative Representation.
Boyfriend / Spouse
Rebel Wilson has dated –
There is no information about her dating.
- Feet – 5 feet 3 inches
- Centimeters – 160 cm
- Meters – 1.6 m
- Kilograms – 116 kg
- Pounds – 256 lbs
- Measurements – 44-43-49
- Bust – 44 inches
- Waist – 43 inches
- Hip – 49 inches
- Bra Size – 35D
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 26 (US).
Playing Fat Amy in the 2012 musical romantic comedy film Pitch Perfect.
In 2003, she appeared in the Australian film Fat Pizza for her role as Toula.
From 2003 to 2007, Wilson appeared in the SBS’s TV series Pizza for her role as Toula. She was a part of the recurring cast from season 3 to season 5.
She is a former Jenny Craig spokeswoman in Australia. She also voiced the role of kangaroo in the DISH commercial.
Awards & Nominations
|2011||Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association||Best Ensemble||Bridesmaids||Won|
|2012||Detroit Film Critics Society||Breakthrough Performance||Pitch Perfect||Nominated|
|San Diego Film Critics Society||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
|2013||Critics’ Choice Awards||Best Actress in a Comedy||Nominated|
|MTV Movie Awards||Best Breakthrough Performance||Won|
|Best Musical Moment||Won|
|Online Film & Television Association Award||Breakthrough Performance||Won|
|Teen Choice Award||Choice Movie Actress: Comedy||Won|
|Choice Movie: Hissy Fit||Nominated|
|2014||People’s Choice Awards||People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Actress in a TV Series||Super Fun Night||Nominated|
|Young Hollywood Awards||Cuz You’re Funny||N/A||Nominated|
|2015||MTV Movie Awards||Best Ensemble||Pitch Perfect 2||Won|
|Best Comedic Performance||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actress: Comedy||Nominated|
|Choice Movie: Liplock||Nominated|
|2017||People’s Choice Awards||Favorite Comedic Movie Actress||How to Be Single||Nominated|
Rebel Wilson Favorites
- Favorite Food – Ice Cream Couple with Honeycomb, Cookie Dough
- Favorite School Subject – Mathematics
Rebel Wilson Net worth
Rebel Wilson net worth is estimated at around $17 million dollars as of 2019.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – rebelwilson
- Twitter – Rebel Wilson
Some Lesser Known Facts About Rebel Wilson
- She is a distant relative of Walt Disney.
- Being a stand-up comedian, her biggest comedic influences are Jennifer Saunders and Tina Fey.
- Rebel’s parents named her after a girl, who sang at their wedding.
- While in high school, she used to use her middle name, so as to avoid teasing.
- She was excellent in studies and used to get good grades.
- Rebel was formerly a “Rotary International Youth Ambassador” for Australia.
- Wilson lives with her Bridesmaids co-star Matt Lucas in an apartment.
- She has her own clothing line called “Fat Mandi”. It is especially for fat people and represents foods on the clothes.
- She wants to own a theme park. She knows the system to maximize the number of rides, one hits a day.
- Her biggest weakness is sugar. She likes dessert and exercise too.
- She relaxes by taking a bubble bath and listening to rap music.
- She can become a barrister in future, after enjoying her life as an actress because she holds a degree in law (see her “Education” above).
- As per Variety, she is one of the “Top Ten Comics to Watch in 2011”.
- In May 2015, Australian magazine Woman’s Day published a story claiming that Wilson had been misleading about her birth name, age and upbringing.