Rebel Wilson unrecognisable in sweet throwback: 'Very cool'

The Aussie star looked adorable in her school uniform.

Aussie star Rebel Wilson has just shared a sweet throwback from her childhood. The star, 43, looked adorable in her primary school photo from 1985.

Her blonde hair was pulled back into two pigtails and she had a big toothy smile. She wore a plaid school uniform dress over a white turtleneck skivvy.

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Rebel Wilson has wowed fans with a cute throwback snap. Photo: Instagram/rebelwilson

The Pitch Perfect star attended Castle Hill Public school in Sydney and has previously worked with a fellow classmate on Cats.

In a snap shared on Twitter in 2018, she talked proudly about her Aussie roots. “Castle Hill Primary School in Sydney representing all the way across the world in London on CATS! Jason & I were in the same class 27 years ago and now both crushing it in movies — he does all the cool special effects!” she gushed.


Fans were excited to see the Senior Year star talk about her Sydney background, with one fan saying it was “very cool”.

“I went to Castle Hill Primary!!!! I was school captain in 2011,” another added.

“Didn’t know Rebel Wilson grew up in Castle Hill,” a fan tweeted.

Castle Hill Public School photo with Rebel Wilson
The Pitch Perfect star attended Castle Hill Public School in Sydney. Photo: Instagram/rebelwilson

Rebel Wilson’s epic rise to stardom

The Hollywood actress was born Melanie Elizabeth Bownds, and previously told Marie Claire that her mother enrolled her into acting classes due to her crippling shyness.

“I was so unusually shy, bordering on a social disorder,” she explained. “So my mum — one day she drives me to this community acting class. I was holding on to the car door and crying. She had to peel me off the car. She’s like, ‘I’ll pick you up in two hours’, and she left me.”


The star found a love for acting but also had top marks at school, so she ended up studying both Law and Arts at the University of NSW.

After she decided to head to Hollywood to try and make it big, her career quickly gained traction. She nabbed a comedic role in Bridesmaids which opened more doors for the Aussie actress. Once she landed the role of Fat Amy in Pitch Perfect, she continued to find success.

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