In This Biography
Rebel Wilson biography, Career, Family, Networth, Marriage
Who is Rebel Wilson?
Rebel Wilson is an Australian actress, singer, comedian, writer, and producer. After graduating from the Australian Theatre for Young People in 2003, she began appearing as Toula in the SBS comedy series Pizza (2003–2007, 2019) and later appeared in the sketch comedy series The Wedge (2006–2007). Wilson wrote, produced and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride (2008).
In 2009, she won the Tropfest best actress award for her role in the short film Bargain and made a guest appearance in the drama series City Homicide. Shortly after moving to the United States, Wilson appeared in the films Bridesmaids and A Few Best Men, both in 2011.
Wilson wrote and starred in Super Fun Night (2013), a television sitcom that aired for one season on ABC. In 2019, she starred in her first lead role as Natalie in Isn’t It Romantic, and later appeared as Penny Rust in The Hustle, as Jennyanydots in Cats, and as Fraulein Rahm in Jojo Rabbit.
Rebel Wilson’s Career
2002–2010: Early work
Wilson studied at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP). In 2003 she moved to New York after winning the ATYP International scholarship, which was funded by Nicole Kidman. While in New York, Wilson trained with The Second City. She appeared with the Sydney Theatre Company and performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. She first came to the public’s attention in 2002 with her stage musical The Westie Monologues, which she wrote, starred in and produced in Sydney. Her follow-up stage productions, which she wrote, produced and starred in include Spunks and Confessions of an Exchange Student.
In 2008, Wilson created, wrote, produced and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride on SBS One and also starred in the improvisational Nine Network series Monster House. In 2009 Wilson won the Tropfest Best Actress award for her role in the film Bargain. She has made appearances on the improvisational comedy show Thank God You’re Here and the comedy game show Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation. She performed stand-up on the television special The Breast Darn Show In Town and guest-starred in the Seven Network drama City Homicide and performed improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles.
2011–present: Transition to Hollywood
After moving to the United States, Wilson signed to talent and literary agents William Morris Endeavor. Wilson’s next film role came in the Judd Apatow film, Bridesmaids, in which she played Brynn, the sister of Matt Lucas’ character. The role was written especially for her. Wilson then appeared in the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement and on the Comedy Central series, Workaholics. She co-hosted the 2010 ARIA Music Awards and performed at the inaugural Variety’s Power of Comedy event in Los Angeles with Lucas and Russell Brand. In early 2011, Wilson filmed A Few Best Men at Fox Studios Australia.
On 19 August 2011, Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter reported that Wilson had replaced Casey Wilson in Bachelorette. In 2012, Wilson voiced a character in Ice Age: Continental Drift and played Fat Amy in Pitch Perfect. For the latter role, she received critical acclaim and earned various award nominations, including Best Supporting Actress from the San Diego Film Critics Society and Best Actress in a Comedy from the Broadcast Film Critics Association. She won the MTV Movie Award for Best Actor in a Movie and shared the Best Musical Moment award with her Pitch Perfect co-stars. Wilson was also nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best Performance. Wilson later won the Choice Movie Actress: Comedy award for Pitch Perfect at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards.
In March 2014, the American satellite television network Dish Network launched a marketing campaign for its Hopper DVR featuring Wilson as the voice of the eponymous computer-animated kangaroo. Wilson reprised her role in the sequels Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Pitch Perfect 3 (2017). She also made a cameo in the television comedy Pompidou. Wilson joined the voice cast for Kung Fu Panda 3; however, in September 2015, she was replaced with Kate Hudson. Wilson next appeared in the ensemble comedy How to Be Single, released in February 2016.
Wilson starred in two 2019 comedies. The first, Isn’t It Romantic, was released in February, and is about a woman (Wilson) who wakes up in a literal romantic comedy, despite the character’s hate for the genre; the film is Wilson’s first solo lead role. In May, Wilson starred alongside Anne Hathaway in The Hustle, a female-centred remake of the 1988 comedy film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Wilson also co-produced the latter film. Wilson plays twins Doreen and Dolores Bognor in the Australian drama series Les Norton.
Wilson will appear in a remake of Private Benjamin. She has also been cast in The Social Life alongside Amanda Seyfried, Wilson will produce and star in a feature film adaptation of the Image Comics comic book Crowded.
How Old is Rebel Wilson?
Wilson was born on 2 March 1980,Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is currently 41 years old.
Rebel Wilson‘s Family
Who are Rebel Wilson’s parents?
Wilson’s parents are professional dog handlers.
Does Rebel Wilson have siblings?
Wilson has three siblings: sisters Liberty and Annaleise and a brother, who uses the name “Ryot.”
Rebel Wilson‘s Education
Wilson attended Tara Anglican School for Girls. She completed her Higher School Certificate in 1997, including second place in the state in Food Technology.
Rebel Wilson‘s Relationship
Wilson and her Bridesmaids co-star Matt Lucas lived together in West Hollywood, from September 2012 until 2015.
Rebel Wilson‘s Children – Kids
Wilson has no children.
Rebel Wilson’s Net Worth
Wilson has an estimated net worth of
Wilson has a height of 5 ft 4 in and weighs around 75 kg
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