is an Australian actress, writer, and stand-up comedienne
, known for her roles in the television series Pizza
and Bogan Pride
and the film Bridesmaids
Early and personal life
"Rebel" is her real given name. Wilson has three younger siblings, Liberty, Ryot (who were on the 1st season of the Amazing Race Australia
) and Annachi and her parents were professional dog showers and breeders who work with Beagles
. Throughout high school she was an exceptional mathematician, winning the award for the Best Standardised Score in the Australian Mathematics Competition. Wilson graduated from University of New South Wales in 2009, she holds a double degree in Law and Arts (Theatre and Performance Studies). Wilson is a Christian.
Wilson is a black belt in J.K.A. Shotokan karate and has fought in numerous all-style martial arts tournaments. She is a former Youth Ambassador for Australia and was based in Southern Africa for one year.
Wilson trained at the Australian Theatre for Young People and on scholarship with the renowned US comedy group The Second City
. In Australia, she is most known for her roles as Toula on five seasons of the SBS Logie-nominated cult comedy series Pizza
and as Lucy, Fat Mandi, Karla Bangs and others on the sketch comedy series The Wedge
Wilson is also a writer, producer and stand-up comedian, and has appeared with the Sydney Theatre Company
and performed at the Melbourne Comedy Festival
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