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Oct 07, 2016 12:15 AM EDT

’Pitch Perfect’ Actress Rebel Wilson Is A Bachelor Of Laws From The University Of New South Wales

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You know her as that funny Australian stand up comedian. She is also that spunky actress from 'Pitch Perfect' 1 and 2. But Rebel Wilson is more than just laughs. In all seriousness, she holds a Bachelor of Laws degree.

Born in Sydney, Australia, she was schooled in the Tara Anglican School for Girls, when she was young. She completed her High School education in 1997. She claims that she was very good with numbers and always thought her career would lead her to the sphere of mathematics. For her higher education, she attended the University of New South Wales. She graduated from UNSW in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree major in Theater and Performance Studies, cites Seventeen. Don't let her funny faces and jokes fool you. She was a former Rotary International Youth Ambassador for Australia.

Why she pursued an acting career? Blame it on malaria. She contracted malaria after spending a year in South Africa. She Rebel Wilson claims that her hallucinations about winning an Oscar convinced her to pursue an acting career. But her background has always been full of mystery and confusion.

But that did not stop her from pursuing her career. She graduated from the Australian Theater for Young People in 2003. And aside from acting, she is also a stand p comedian, producer and writer. She is known for her role in the American movie 'Bridesmaids.' But many know and love her as Fat Amy in 'Pitch Perfect' 1 and 2. Because of her roe, MTV awarded her with the Best Breakthrough Performance Award and a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress. Clearly, she is adored by the young generation and amused by the adult demographic.

Up to now, many do not take the fact that Rebel Wilson has a law degree, seriously. And it even came handy when she entered Hollywood. Would you want Rebel Wilson to defend you in court?

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