If one actress knows how to brand her unique personality, it’s Rebel Wilson. She’s funny, confident, and has a lasting impression on everyone she meets. No one ever expected the shy Australian girl to become a mega success in Hollywood. Here’s her story.
Rebel was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Her parents had a unique career as Beagle Breeders. The young girl would often help out with the Beagles and have a fun time doing so. Rebel was not an only child, but was the eldest of four kids. Read more: Isn’t Romantic Trailer – Hollywoodreporter and Isn’t Romantic Review
They all got along pretty well and have stayed in touch even with Rebel living in the United States. Some of her siblings will attend red carpet events with the famous actress.
The triple threat is taking taking over Hollywood and is not showing any signs of slowing down. Wilson can now pick her roles carefully instead of settling for just anything. She has worked very hard to get where she it today. In high school, Wilson joined a plethora of clubs and acting classes to bring out her inner funny bone.
It was during one performance in particular, that Rebel decided to use physical humor to brand herself. At first she was upset with people laughing, but then she used her improvisation skills to cement her identity as an actress.
Rebel Wilson made it as an actress in her home country of Australia. Her breakthrough roles include Pizza, which debuted in the year 2000. Eight years later, she had another break in the movie Bogan Bride in 2008.
Reaching success in her own country was great, but Wilson had her eyes set on Hollywood, the land of where dreams come true. At the age of 30, the Australian actress left her home and moved to West Hollywood. It was quite the adjustment, but it certainly paid off in the long run.
The funny actress started auditioning for roles in Hollywood and eventually landed some big roles. Movies like Bridesmaids and What to Expect When You’re Expecting made Rebel a fixture in the movie scene. It would the Pitch Perfect film series that would launch her career into over drive and make her a household name.
Since then, offers have been rolling in left and right. One of her current movies, Isn’t It Romantic, became a hit among viewers. Not only did Rebel Wilson star in the film, but she was one of the producers.
Film is not her only career, the Australian actress is quite versatile. She has acted in TV shows, created TV shows, acted in theatre, and so much more. On top of this, Rebel has won awards for her acting chops in many of her hit films.
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