Rebel Wilson is an Australian actress, comedian, writer, singer, and producer by the name of Melanie Elizabeth Wilson. Wilson started as Toula in the SBS comedy series Pizza after graduating from the Australian Theatre for Young People in 2003. She then had an appearance in the sketch comedy program The Wedge.
Wilson was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on March 2, 1980. Her mother is a professional beagle breeder and dog show judge who also works as a professional dog handler.
The suburbs of Castle Hill, Parramatta, and Kenthurst are where Wilson was raised. She boarded at the autonomous Tara Anglican School for Girls. In 1997, she earned her Higher School Certificate, placing second in the state in Food Technology and earning a grade point average of 99.3.
Wilson became a member of the debate team, and a teacher pushed her to participate in Tournament of Minds, which she attributes with enabling her to break out of her shell.
When Wilson was younger, she worked at a theater in Castle Hill, but she left after moviegoers recognized her after the screening of her debut film, Fat Pizza.
Wilson’s roles in the comedies What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Struck by Lightning, and Bachelorette in 2012 earned her a spot on Variety’s list of the “Top 10 Comedians to Watch for 2013.”
She received numerous nominations and wins for her portrayal of Fat Amy in the musical comedy Pitch Perfect movie series (2012–2017), including the MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance and the Teen Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress.
She made appearances in the movies Grimsby and How to Be Single in 2016.
Super Fun Night (2013), an ABC television sitcom that ran for one season, was written and starred in by Wilson. She appeared as Penny Rust in The Hustle and Jennyanydots in Cats in 2019. In 2019, she acted in her first main role as Natalie in Isn’t That Romantic.
Wilson was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Film for his role as Fraulein Rahm in the 2019 drama Jojo Rabbit.
She co-produced and performed in the Netflix comedy movie Senior Year in 2022.
Rebel Wilson children: Meet her daughter Royce Lillian
Rebel Wilson daughter’s full name is Royce Lillian Elizabeth Wilson. In her birth announcement, Wilson also revealed that Royce was born via surrogate.