Melanie Elizabeth Bownds Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth

Rebel Wilson
Nick Name Rebel Wilson, Rebelicious, Lil’ Reb
Real Name Melanie Elizabeth Bownds
Profession Actress, Comedian, Entrepreneur, Writer and Producer
Known for Starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom
Nationality Australian
Age 42 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth March 2, 1980
Birthplace Sydney, Australia
Hobbies magic tricks
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Pisces

Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde
Body Type Apple

There are many glamorous actresses, but in the real world, nobody looks like that. I want to inspire girls who don’t think they’re cool or pretty.” – Rebel Wilson

With the admirable set of films on the line, including Kung Fu Panda 3, Pitch Perfect 2 and Grimsby, the 28-year old actress Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson is an experienced Australian actress plus a role model in the eyes of people that know her. Plus sized beauty Rebel is rebellious in nature in the sense that she has been a real person and indeed, an authentic woman her whole life despite of all the humiliation that surrounded her because of being a plus sized person.

A bluestocking, writer, entrepreneur, standup-comedian, and a magnetic actress Rebel journey to fame in acting is as much as unconventional as people’s perception of her as an actress. Born in Australia to a family of professional dog handlers in the year 1986, academically sound Rebel goes with her middle name Melanie Elizabeth throughout her high-school days just to stay away from being teased. In her early days, she even decides to pursue her career in something related to mathematics because of her love for numbers.

Theatre and American Studies graduate from University of New South Wales and Australian Theatre for Young People’s product Rebel decision to choose acting as her sole life purpose was a result of a hallucination that she experienced from malaria fever in South Africa.

She goes to South Africa as an Australian Youth ambassador soon after completing her graduation in law and arts from University of New South Wales. She never does a ratiocinative thinking in her mind to pursue acting career before getting the fever, but after the incident she decides to study in Australian Theatre for Young People and explore her new found life interest acting in local Australian theatres. While her stay in Australia, she becomes a public favorite theatre, television and movie star for her theatrical work such as The Westie Monologues (actress, writer and producer), Spunks, Confessions of an Exchange Student.

In 2003, young and shy Rebel gets the Nicole Kidman funded ATYP scholarship based in New York. While in New York, she trains with the improvisational comedy enterprise called The Second City and later, decides to act in American theatre.

Theatre turned television and movie actress Rebel is widely known in the United States and Australia for her roles in various acting projects and movies, but most of her known works are The Wedge, Pizza, Bridesmaid, Pitch perfect and Bargain.

More wiki on her professional life can be extracted from Wikipedia’s biography on her.

Comedy giant Rebel has got a low physical sex appeal because of her short height of 5 feet and 3 inches and plus-sized apple shaped body with body measurements of 40-29-39 inches and not so tall legs. However, in her dictionary being sexy is not all about coming as a physical beauty. Nevertheless, she has lost around 33 lbs and now weighs about 201 lbs as of 2014. Also, rumor has it that she underwent a weight loss of about additional 22 pounds for her role of Fat Amy during the making of Pitch Perfect. Moreover,

Furthermore, she is often described to be someone who has got both funny and sensuous personality. More precisely, one can call her a quirky person who lives life by her own way and knows how to laugh at her own stupid deeds.

Award winning actress Rebel dating life is like a complete mystery. In 2013, she was seen holding hands with her Uber Hot co-star Kevin Bishop at the Glamour Woman of the Year Awards in 2013. In 2012, Rebel shared a place together in West Hollywood with her on-screen sibling roommate from Bridesmaids Matt Lucas. However, it is not known whether she is dating someone or not. Also, there are no other secret married life husband, boyfriend, dating and affair rumors of the actress on the media.

Celebrated actress Rebel is highly popular in social networking sites like Twitter and Instagram. Her pictures are always fun to look at, and they are known for bringing smile on people’s faces. As her nationality is Australian, she has a clear Australian accent. Also, she has a good command in speaking English. Her current net worth is speculated to be around 5 million US dollars.

Last but not the least, the fact that she is a multi-dimensional actress can appeal viewers instantly. So, she is a darling of everyone.  Also, she wears whatever she likes and is always confident. On top of that, she has her own brand level in Australia that is dedicated to fat people. You wouldn’t believe that she played lawn tennis, hockey and martial arts in her young days and even was the basketball captain of her high school. Sporty Rebel turned into an ice-cream and food crazy after joining the university and gained weight. Growing in a strict environment, coming out from her young age shy zone and socializing with all sorts of people was surely hard for her but it wasn’t impossible. And, the fine example of this fact is Rebel, one of the most celebrated and social celebrity of this century. Nobody can ignore her charm and confidence. Even when she played Fat Amy, she made the role look like it’s all about confidence and attitude that one should posses in a positive way.

Melanie Elizabeth Bownds was born in Sydney, Australia . Melanie Elizabeth Bownds is Actress, Comedian, Entrepreneur, Writer and Producer by profession, find out mroe facts, education, weight, and more.


School Name Tara Anglican School for Girls in North Parramatta.
Collage / Uni University of New South Wales to study Law and Arts.


Salary US$ 10K-15K Per Campaign
Net Worth USD $16 million approx.


Father Not known
Mother Not known
Mirtial Status In a relationship

Favorite Things

Favorite Food Ice Cream couple with honeycomb and cookie dough
Favorite TV Show Spongebob Squarepants
Favorite Actress Alice Englert
Favorite Actor Francis Ford Coppola
Favorite Colour Orange.