Rebel Wilson

  • Birth Name: Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson
  • Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Parents show dogs professionally. 
  • Encouraged her siblings, Ryot and Liberty, to try out for the first season of Amazing Race Australia.
  • Contracted malaria while serving a year in South Africa as a Rotary International Youth Ambassador from Australia.
  • Became a spokeswoman for Jenny Craig in Australia in 2011.
  • Trained at the New York Film Academy and the Second City Training Center, after receiving a scholarship via the Australian Theatre for Young People.
  • Launched her own clothing line, for Torrid, in 2015.


  • 2019, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2019, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Comedic Movie Actor: Nominee
  • 2013, Critics' Choice Movie Awards — Best Actress in a Comedy: Nominee


  • Lillian Disney — Great-aunt
  • Annachi — Sister
  • Ryot Wilson — Brother
  • Liberty — Sister


  • University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Laws, 2009)