Rebel Wilson Biography
Quick Facts Rebel Wilson
- NameRebel Wilson
- Birth NameRebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson
- MotherSue Bownds
- ProfessionComedian, actress, writer
- Net Worth$ 2.5 million
- Eye ColorBlue
- Hair ColorBlonde
- Body Measurements40-29-39
- Shoe SIze8 US
- Weight in KG132 KG
- BoyfriendMatt Lucas
- EducationUniversity of New South Wales
- AwardsTeen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Comedy 2012
- TV ShowSuper Fun Night
- SiblingsRyot Wilson, Liberty Wilson, Annachi Wilson
Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson, widely known as Rebel Wilson is an Australian stand- up comedian, Writer, Entrepreneur, and Actress. She appeared as Toule on the sketch comedy series The wedge and the SBS comedy series.
EARLY YEARS & EDUCATION
She was born on 2 March 1980. In 2003 she graduated from the Australian Theatre for young People. She has three siblings brother Ryot and sisters Liberty and Annachi. In 2011 Royt and Liberty appeared on the first season of The Amazing Race Australia. Lillian Bound who was married to Walt Disney was her great aunt. In 2009 Wilson graduated from the University of New South Wales with degrees in arts (theatre and performance studies) and law. After winning the ATYP International scholarship in 2003 she moved to the New York. She trained with The Second City while staying in New York. She performed at the Melbourne Comedy festival with the Sydney Theatre Company.
In 2008 in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride Wilson wrote, Starred and produced. For her role in Bargain, she won the Tropfest best actress award the following year and made a guest appearance in City Homicide. Wilson was cast as Brynn in the feature film Bridesmaids shortly after moving to the United States. Wilson also appeared in What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Struck by lightning and A Few Best Men. She became one of the “Top Ten Comics to Watch for 2011” of the Variety. As Fat Amy Wilson starred in the musical films Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2 which earned her several award nominations. In Bachelorette she appeared as Becky. Wilson was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and grew up in kenthurst, Parramatta, and Castle Hill.
In 1997 she completed her Higher School Certificate. In food technology in the state, she gained second place. Wilson’s mother is a professional dog Handler.
In 2002 With her stage musical The Westie Monologues she first came to the public’s attention which was starred and produced in Sydney. She is mostly known for the roles as Toula on the SBS comedy series Pizza as Lucy, Karla Bangs and Fat Mandi in Australia. In Australia, Wilson became a spokesperson for nutrition and weight loss company Jenny Wigney in July 2011. Since signing up to the program she revealed that she had lost 10 kilograms (22 lb.) to Elle Halliwell and James Wigney of The Daily Telegraph.
Wilson and Matt Lucas Bridesmaids Co-star moved in together in West Hollywood as of September 2012 but unfortunately ended their relationship and continues to be friends in 2015.
Her salary from the Super Fun Night (2013) was $65,000 per episode + % of Profits. She has a very high fan following on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Her upcoming movies are Kung Fu Panda 3, Grimsby, and How to be Single. Due to her role as Fat Amy in Pitch Perfect, she was nominated for Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for the Best Actress in Comedy, the Detroit Film Critics Society for Breakthrough Performance, MTV Movie Award for Best Female Performance, and San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress.