Queen of comedy Rebel Wilson, a talented actress and writer, became known for playing Kristen Wiig’s roommate in Bridesmaids her full name “Rebel Melanie...
Queen of comedy Rebel Wilson, a talented actress and writer, became known for playing Kristen Wiig’s roommate in Bridesmaids her full name “Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson”.
Check out facts you probably never knew about her.
1. Wilson was born on 2 March 1980 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She has three sisters called Liberty, Ryot and Annachi.
2.Wilson’s first career choice was mathematics. She told The Sydney Morning Herald, “I was very academic at high school and was always good with numbers.” She attended the University of New South Wales, graduate with Arts and Laws degrees.
3. Wilson has claimed that her great-aunt was Lillian Bounds, who was married to Walt Disney until his death in 1966. This claim was proven false in 2016 by genealogist Dale Sheldon.
4. Rebel is a big fan of gangsta rap. She enjoys rap music and used to compete with her sister Liberty in music competitions when they were younger.
5. Putting on an American accent causes her physical pain. According to the Mirror, Rebel confessed ” I love talking in an American accent, even if it hurts my face after a few hours”.
6. Wilson asserted that the producers of Pitch Perfect had refused to let her lose any more weight during filming, as her contract stated she must stay the same size.
7. Rebel Wilson is a former Rotary International Youth Ambassador for Australia.
8. Her favorite Reality TV show is “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”
9. She likes to wear track suits and dress for comfort.
10. In January 2012, Wilson told James Wigney and Elle Halliwell of The Daily Telegraph that she had lost 10 kilograms (22 lb) since signing up to the program.
11. 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.