Rebel Wilson Net Worth, Acting, Comedy



Popular Name: Rebel Wilson
Real Name: Melanie Elizabeth Bownds


Birth Date: March 2nd, 1980


Birth Place:  

 New South Wales, Australia

Age: 42 years old 
Gender: Female
Nationality/Citizenship: Australian 
Height: 5ft
Weight: 132kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s): Ramona Agruma
Children: N/A
Profession: Actress, Comedian, Writer, Singer, and Producer


Years active: 2002–present
Net Worth: $22 Million
Last Updated: 2022


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Here are all you need to know about the 42-year-old Australian Actress, Comedian, Writer, Singer, and Producer Melanie Elizabeth Bownds popularly known as  Rebel Wilson.

In this article, we’ll be showing you exactly and accurately Rebel Wilson net worth, in addition, we’ve provided a few other detailed and relevant pieces of information like her early and personal life, Comedy, and acting career, just to help you have a good knowledge of who she really is.


Early And Personal Life

Just before we talk about Rebel Wilson net worth, knowing her early and personal life will make you relate better.

Rebel Wilson with the birth name Melanie Elizabeth Bownds is a 42-year-old Australian Actress, Comedian, Writer, Singer, and Producer born on March 2nd, 1980, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Rebel Wilson’s father, Mr. Wilson Bownds was a successful businessman while her mother, Sue Bownds was a professional dog handler.

Rebel Wilson grew up on the outskirts of Kenthurst, Parramatta, and Castle Hill. 

She stands 5 feet tall and weighs 132  kilograms.

Rebel Wilson had her formal education at the Independent Tara Anglican School for Girls as a boarder.

She thereafter completed her Higher School Certificate in 1997 and got a ranking of 99.3, and emerged in the second position in the state in Food Technology.

Her first career choice was mathematics.

While in school, Rebel Wilson took part in debates and a teacher encouraged her to enter Tournament of Minds.

Rebel Wilson credits her teacher for helping her come out of her shell.

Rebel Wilson also attended the University of New South Wales and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performance Studies) and  Bachelor of Laws degrees.

Rebel Wilson has three siblings including two sisters Liberty Wilson and Annaleise Wilson, and a brother Ryot.

After she left school, Rebel Wilson worked at a cinema in Castle Hill but however quit as a result of patrons recognition after the showing of her first movie, Fat Pizza.

In 2003 Rebel Wilson moved to New York after winning the ATYP International scholarship, funded by Nicole Kidman.

Rebel Wilson studied at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP).

Rebel Wilson had initially planned to be a lawyer, but decided against corporate life and went to the United States to act.

She had been the Rotary International youth ambassador for Australia, she was based in South Africa for one year, where she contracted malaria.

She talked of malaria-induced hallucinations, where she saw herself as an actress who had won an Oscar, convincing her to pursue an acting career.

Concerning her relationships and love life, Rebel Wilson some time ago in 2022  had publicly revealed her relationship with Ramona Agruma on her official Instagram page.

However, Rebel Wilson has not had any children.

According to reports, Rebel Wilson has polycystic ovarian syndrome and suffers from emotional eating as a result of pressures coming from fame.

Again, another report some time ago had it that Rebel Wilson decided to freeze her eggs which prevented her efforts to make healthy life changes.

 Acting And Comedy Career

Rebel Wilson first came to the public’s attention in 2002 through  The Westie Monologues, which she wrote, featured in, and produced in Sydney.

Rebel Wilson’s follow-up stage productions, which she wrote, produced, and starred in include Spunks and Confessions of an Exchange Student.

Rebel Wilson after graduating from the Australian Theatre for Young People in 2003, began appearing as Toula in the SBS comedy series Pizza.

Her appearance was from 2003 to 2019  and subsequently appeared in the sketch comedy show The Wedge from 2006 to 2007.

She is most popular in Australia, for her roles as Toula on the SBS comedy series Pizza.

The  Pizza’s various characters included Lucy, Fat Mandi, and Karla Bangs on the sketch comedy series The Wedge.

Rebel Wilson acted as an Australian Idol mad schoolgirl in a series of Telstra advertisements shown during Australian Idol from 2004 to 2005.

She, Rebel Wilson also had roles in the feature films Fat Pizza and Ghost Rider.

Rebel Wilson in 2008, made, wrote, produced, and starred in the musical comedy series Bogan Pride on SBS One.

Rebel Wilson also featured in the improvisational Nine Network series Monster House.

In 2009, Rebel  Wilson won the Tropfest Best Actress award for her role in the film Bargain.

Rebel Wilson appeared in the improvisational comedy show Thank God You’re Here and the comedy game show Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation.

She, Rebel Wilson performed stand-up on the television special The Breast Darn Show In Town and guest starred in the Seven Network drama City Homicide.

Rebel Wilson also performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles.

After relocating to the United States, Rebel Wilson signed with talent and literary agents William Morris Endeavor.

Rebel Wilson had a film role in the Judd Apatow film, Bridesmaids.

In her role, she acted as  Brynn, the sister of Matt Lucas‘ character.

Rebel Wilson’s role, Brynn was written especially for her.

Rebel Wilson afterward featured in the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement and on the Comedy Central series, Workaholics.

She, Rebel Wilson co-hosted the 2010 ARIA Music Awards and performed at the inaugural Variety’s Power of Comedy event in Los Angeles alongside  Lucas and Russell Brand.

At the start of 2011, Rebel Wilson filmed A Few Best Men at Fox Studios Australia.

She, Rebel Wilson also filmed a role in Small Apartments.

Rebel Wilson was named one of Variety magazine’s “Top Ten Comics to Watch for 2011.

In August 2011, Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter announced that Rebel Wilson had taken Casey Wilson’s place in Bachelorette.

In January 2012, Michael Ausiello of TVLine reported  that Rebel  Wilson would be writing and starring in Super Fun Night,

Super Fun Night was a comedy that follows three friends on a quest to have fun every Friday night.

The pilot was selected by CBS and Conan O’Brien was one of the executive producers.

In 2012, Rebel Wilson was a character in Ice Age: Continental Drift and played Fat Amy in Pitch Perfect.

In the same 2012, Rebel Wilson featured in the comedy films What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Struck by Lightning, and Bachelorette.

Her appearance led to Variety naming her one of their “Top Ten Comics to Watch for 2013”.

She also starred in the indie film Struck By Lightning.

For Rebel Wilson’s latter role, she received critical acclaim and bagged various award nominations, including Best Supporting Actress from the San Diego Film Critics Society.

She also bagged the Best Actress in a Comedy from the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

Rebel Wilson won the MTV Movie Award for Best Actor in a Movie and shared the Best Musical Moment award with her Pitch Perfect co-stars.

She got nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best Performance.

Subsequently, Rebel Wilson won the Choice Movie Actress: Comedy award for Pitch Perfect at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards.

Again, Rebel Wilson got nominated for Choice Comedian at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards.

The pilot was however dropped by CBS, but the ABC network took up the project.

Be it as it may,  a  series was ordered and the show began broadcasting on 2 October 2013 and got canceled after one season.

In 2013, Rebel Wilson wrote and starred in Super Fun Night, which was a television sitcom that aired for one season on ABC.

Rebel Wilson portrayed  Robin Peck in Michael Bay‘s Pain & Gain in 2013.

She and Rebel Wilson hosted the 2013 MTV Movie Awards in April 2013.

In March 2014, the American satellite television network Dish Network launched a marketing campaign.

The Hopper DVR features Rebel Wilson as the voice of the eponymous computer-animated kangaroo.

In 2014, it was rumored that Wilson would appear in a remake of Private Benjamin.

In the same year, 2014, there were rumors that Rebel Wilson had been cast in The Social Life alongside Amanda Seyfried.

She joined the voice cast for Kung Fu Panda 3. but however, in September 2015, Rebel Wilson was replaced by Kate Hudson.

Rebel Wilson re-played her role in the sequels Pitch Perfect 2 in 2015, and Pitch Perfect 3 in 2017.

Rebel Wilson also created a cameo in the television comedy Pompidou.

Rebel Wilson also made an appearance in the action comedy Grimsby.

Rebels Wilson is one among the 60 celebrities who made a cameo in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.

Rebel Wilson’s next appearance was in the ensemble comedy How to Be Single, released in the same February 2016.

After a while, Rebel Wilson portrayed  Ursula, the sea witch, in an all-star concert version of The Little Mermaid at the Hollywood Bowl three times in  June 2016.

Rebel Wilson did her West End debut in the musical Guys and Dolls acting as Miss Adelaide from 28 June to 21 August 2016.

Rebel Wilson got some positive reviews.

In May 2018, Rebel Wilson portrayed LeFou in a production of Beauty and the Beast: Live in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl.

Rebel Wilson also made an appearance on the cover of Vogue Australia for the first time.

In May 2018,  Rebel Wilson featured alongside Anne Hathaway in The Hustle, which was a female-centered remake of the 1988 comedy film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

Rebel Wilson also was the co-producer of the latter film.

In the film, Rebel Wilson featured as twins Doreen and Dolores Bognor in the Australian drama series Les Norton.

In the same 2018, it was announced that Rebel Wilson was to produce and star in a feature film adaptation of the Image Comics comic book Crowded.

In 2019, Rebel Wilson starred in two comedies.

The first comedy was, Isn’t It Romantic, which was released in February, and is about a woman.

In about a woman, Rebel Wilson wakes up in a literal romantic comedy, despite the character’s hate for the genre.

The film was actually Rebel Wilson’s first solo lead role and her first-ever producer credit.

Getting to the end of 2019, Rebel Wilson portrayed Fraulein Rahm in Taika Waititi‘s dark comedy-drama Jojo Rabbit, and Jennyanydots in the musical film Cats.

In 2019, Rebel Wilson hosted the dog styling competition Pooch Perfect for Seven Network.

The Pooch Perfect featured professional dog stylists competing over a number of challenges for a $100,000 prize.

Rebel Wilson also hosted ABC’s version of Pooch Perfect in the United States but was however canceled after one season.

Rebel Wilson as well starred in the Netflix comedy film Senior Year, released in May 2022.

She acted as a woman who, after waking from a 20-year coma, returns to high school to earn the prom queen crown she feels she deserves.

Rebel Wilson was later announced to appear in her first non-comedy film role in The Almond and the Seahorse, which is an adaptation of Kaite O’Reilly‘s stage play of the same name.

Rebel Other Ventures

In 2013, Rebel Wilson launched her plus-size T-shirt collection named after her “Fat Mandi” character in The Wedge which images of donuts and cupcakes.

Again In 2017, she launched another plus-sized clothing range called Rebel Wilson x Angels on the heels of a collaboration with Torrid.

Rebel Wilson Awards And Nominations

The 42-year-old Australian Actress and Comedian, Rebel Wilson has all through her careers have had various  nominations and won numerous awards among whose notable ones are as follows:

In 2009 she won The Tropfest Best Actress.

In 2012 she was nominated for San Diego Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actress

In 2013, Rebel Wilson was nominated for

  • Critics’ Choice Awards 
  • Best Actress in a Comedy  
  • She won the MTV Movie Awards
  • Best Breakthrough Performance
  • She won Best Musical Moment
  • Best Female Performance
  • She won the Teen Choice Awards
  • Choice Movie Actress: Comedy
  • Choice Movie: Hissy Fit (shared with Anna Camp,

Hana Mae Lee and Brittany Snow)

  • Choice Comedian

 In 2014 Rebel Wilson won

  •  Young Hollywood Awards

 In 2017, Rebel Wilson was nominated for :

  • People’s Choice Award

 In 2019 she was nominated for:

  • Teen Choice Awards

 In 2020 she was nominated for :

  • Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • Golden Raspberry Awards
  • She won Worst Supporting Actress

Rebel Wilson Controversies

Rebel Wilson isn’t any stranger to controversies, some of the most notable controversies she has been involved in, include:

A publication in the Australian magazine Woman’s Day in May 2015, had a story claiming that Rebel Wilson had been misleading about her birth name, age, and upbringing.

Rebel Wilson incorrectly filled 29 as her age when she actually 35 years old, and later admitted she chose not to correct it.

However, her correct date of birth was confirmed through business records filed with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission.

In May 2016, Rebel Wilson claimed that print and online articles in Woman’s Day, the Australian Women’s Weekly, NW, and OK! magazines made her out to be a serial liar.

Rebel Wilson Net Worth

The master builder of Rebel Wilson Net Worth is her acting and comedy career.

Another boost to Rebel Wilson net worth is her Clothing business.

As of early 2022, Rebel Wilson net worth is a whooping twenty-two million US dollars ($22 million).


There isn’t any doubt Rebel Wilson has made her big break in Australian television comedy and has as well made waves in the Australian Entertainment industry.

With the current happenings and success records, it is expected that Rebel Wilson net worth will go higher than the way it is currently before the year runs out.






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