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Who is Rebel Wilson?

Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson (born Melanie Elizabeth Bownds; 2 March 1980) is an Australian actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer.

After graduating from the Australian Theatre for Young People in 2003, Wilson 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).

She wrote, produced, and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride (2008). Shortly after moving to the United States, Wilson appeared in the comedy films Bridesmaids and A Few Best Men, both in 2011.

Rebel Wilson Biography, Wiki

Rebel Wilson was born in Sydney, Australia. Her parents were dog handlers. In high school, she particularly enjoyed mathematics which she originally considered a career. She attended the University of New South Wales, studying Law and Arts.

She was once a Rotary International Youth Ambassador for Australia and, while based in South Africa for a year, contracted malaria which gave her hallucinations and inspired her to become an actress.

She studied at the Australian Theatre for Young People and moved to New York after landing the ATYP International scholarship funded by Nicole Kidman. In New York, she trained with The Second City.

Rebel Wilson Biography Wikipedia
Rebel Wilson
BornMelanie Elizabeth Bownds
2 March 1980 (age 42)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
EducationTara Anglican School for Girls, University of New South Wales, Australian Theatre for Young People
OccupationActress, comedian, writer, singer, producer
Years active2002–present
Partner(s)Ramona Agruma

Rebel Wilson Career

Rebel Wilson first garnered attention with stage musical ‘The Westie Monologues’ which she followed up with ‘Spunks and Confessions of an Exchange Student’. In Australia, she starred in the comedy shows ‘Pizza’ and ‘The Wedge’. She has appeared in the films ‘Fat Pizza’ and ‘Ghost Rider’.

In 2008, she created the musical comedy series ‘Bogan Pride’ as well as starring in ‘Monster House’. In 2009, she had an award-winning role in the film ‘Bargain’. She has also featured on the comedy shows ‘Thank God You’re Here’ and ‘Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation’ as well as performing stand up on ‘The Breast Darn Show In Town’.

In the States, she landed a role in Judd Apatow’s ‘Bridesmaids’ opposite Matt Lucas. She later appeared in sitcoms ‘Rules of Engagement’ and ‘Workaholics’. In 2010, she co-hosted the ARIA Music Awards and teamed with Lucas yet again in a performance at the Variety’s Power of Comedy event.

In 2011, she appeared in ‘A Few Best Men’ alongside Olivia Newton-John, Kevin Bishop and Kris Marshall. 2012 saw her in ‘Small Apartments’ again with Matt Lucas as well as Billy Crystal, Juno Temple and James Marsden.

She also appeared in comedy music film ‘Pitch Perfect’ with Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow and Ester Dean and won the MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance. She voiced the character of Raz in 2012’s ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’.

Rebel Wilson Awards and Achievements

  • Rebel Wilson won the ‘Tropfest’ award for ‘Best Actress’ in 2009 for her role in the movie ‘Bargain.’ Her role in ‘Pitch Perfect’ won her ‘MTV Movie Awards’ for ‘Best Breakthrough Performance’ and ‘Best Musical Moment’ in 2012.
  • In 2013, she won the ‘Online Film & Television Association Award’ for ‘Breakthrough Performance’ and the ‘Teen Choice Award’ for ‘Choice Movie Actress: Comedy’ for the same movie.
  • In 2015, she won ‘MTV Movie Awards’ for ‘Best Ensemble’ and ‘Best Kiss’ (shared with Adam DeVine) for her performance in ‘Pitch Perfect 2.’

Rebel Wilson FAQ’s

Who is Rebel Wilson?

Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson (born Melanie Elizabeth Bownds; 2 March 1980) is an Australian actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer.

How old is Rebel Wilson?

Rebel Wilson is currently 42 years old.

Who is Rebel Wilson’s partner?

Ramona Agruma.

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