Actress and comedienne Rebel Wilson has taken Hollywood by storm with her natural comedic ability that has audiences laughing out loud. Given her prominence in the industry and blockbusters now, it is really surprising that she really only gained major recognition seven years ago in 2011’s Bridesmaids. Since then, Wilson’s star has risen very fast and she is highly sought after for many major films. Regardless of being well-known, she is also very good at keeping her personal life private, so here are 10 things you didn’t know about Rebel Wilson.
10. Real Name
In mid-2015 there was an uproar when an Australian publication revealed Rebel Wilson had been lying about her upbringing, name, and age in Hollywood. It is stated that her real name is Melanie Elizabeth Bownds, but she still insists she only used the name Melanie because going to a “Christian girl’s school, [Rebel] is not the best name to have.”