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Overview (4)

Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birth NameMelanie Elizabeth Bownds
Nicknames Lil' Reb
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Rebel Wilson was born in Sydney, Australia, to a family of dog handlers and showers. She trained at the Australian Theatre for Young People and at Second City in the US. After a successful stage and television career in Australia, this writer/actress/producer now focuses on feature film projects in the United States and is perhaps most known for her breakthrough roles in the films Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect. In 2019, Rebel will be seen in four feature films: Isn't It Romantic and The Hustle (both of which she also produced), Jojo Rabbit directed by Taika Waititi and Tom Hooper's Cats and ABC television series Les Norton.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Rebel Wilson

Trade Mark (2)

Usually plays brash but likable characters with a sarcastic sense of humor
Australian accent

Trivia (13)

Has said that she is a distant relative of Walt Disney, through Walt's wife, Lillian Disney (née Lillian Marie Bounds; Rebel's birth surname).
A former Youth Ambassador for Australia. She was based in Southern Africa.
Has a law degree from the prestigious University of New South Wales, graduating in 2009.
Sister of Ryot Wilson, Liberty Wilson, and Annachi Wilson.
As of 2012, Rebel shares a West Hollywood home with her Bridesmaids (2011) co-star Matt Lucas.
Enjoys rap music and used to compete with her sister Liberty in music competitions when they were younger.
Is allergic to dogs. Grew up with a house swarming with beagles, though she did not learn she was allergic until well after she moved out.
Wilson attended the University of New South Wales (UNSW), and graduated in 2009 with Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performance Studies) and Bachelor of Laws degrees.
Has played a love interest to Adam Devine 4 times: Workaholics (2011), Pitch Perfect (2012), Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Isn't It Romantic (2019).
Won a defamation lawsuit against Bauer Media, a magazine publisher.[June 2017].
While filming Isn't It Romantic (2019), had a concussion (as did her character in the film).
Has English, Irish, and Welsh ancestry.
Rebel Wilson was once offered a scholarship from the Australian army in the intelligence sector, but they would have required her to sign a 7 year contract so she declined.

Personal Quotes (5)

My family keeps me pretty grounded. Like if I try anything diva, they're like, "Oh shut up. Go and do the dishwasher."
It took people who have the power to say yes to pull the trigger for me. Since then, I think it's been easier; I'm not like anybody else out there, with my skills and abilities and looks.
[on improvising dialogue] There's a line about crystal meth that I didn't even remember saying. When I saw it in the final cut, I thought, Wow, that was a pretty good line!
I love talking in an American accent. Even though it hurts my face after a few hours.
Even when I'm playing someone named Fat Amy, it's all about confidence and attitude.

Salary (1)

Super Fun Night (2013) $65,000 per episode + % of profits

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