Multi-Talented American citizen Olivia Wilde is an actress, model, producer, director, activist, and entrepreneur. She is best known as Dr. Remy ‘Thirteen’ Hadley in an Award winning television series House. Olivia Wilde has been active in the industry since 2003 till date. She was born on March 10, 1984, as Olivia Jane Cockburn.
Childhood and Education
Olivia Wilde was born in New York to parents Leslie Cockburn, a producer, and journalist and Andrew Cockburn, a journalist. Both of her uncles, Alexander and Patrick Cockburn, both are reputed journalists. Her aunt Sarah Caudewell, half-cousin Stephanie Flanders and her paternal grandfather Claud Cockburn, all are in the field of journalism. Her older sister Chloe Cockburn is working as a civil right attorney. Having been born into the family where all her family members are involved in journalism, people had though she would also pursue her career in journalism. However, she wanted to be an actress since she was two years old.
Though born in New York City, Olivia Wilde grew up in Georgetown, a neighborhood in Washington, D.C. She attended Georgetown Day School in Washington, D.C. and Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. After graduating from Phillips Academy in 2002, she was accepted to enroll at Brad College. Olivia wanted to pursue acting and hence she deferred the enrollment for thrice and started studying at Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin.
Career and Path
Olivia Wilde stepped into acting in 2003 from the television series Skin where she appeared in the role of Jewel Goldman in six of its episodes. She has appeared in several of the movies and television later onwards. Some of her notable performances are on The Girl Next Door as Kellie, Turistas as Bea, People like Us as Hannah, Rush as Suzy Miller and many others. However, her career is highlighted by her performance in the role The O.C. as Alex Kelly in 2004-2005, Dr. Remy ‘Thirteen’ Hadley in the Fox medical drama House, and many others. She also has appeared in a number of music videos and has given her voice to two video games Tron: Evolution and Tron Evolution: Battle Grids.
Awards and Achievements
Olivia Wilde is the winner of The Comedy Festival Best Actress Award in 2008 and Vail Film Festival Rising Star Award in 2008 for her performance in Bickford Schmeckler’s Cool Ideas. Besides, Olivia is a nominee of several of the prestigious award including Teen Choice Awards, MTV Movie Awards, and Screen Actors Guild. She was voted the PETA’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity of 2010.
Olivia Wilde Married
Olivia Wilde got married at the age of 19 to an Italian Ruspoli, an Italian filmmaker, and musician in 2003. They got married in a secret marital ceremony held on a school bus with only a pair of the witness. Olivia confessed that they wanted their marriage as a secret and hence they wished to get married on a school bus. Later on Feb 2011, the couple announced their separation and filed for their divorce on March 2, 2011, citing ‘irreconcilable differences’. Their divorce was finalized on September 29, 2011, with no spousal support but the private agreement of property division.
After her separation with her husband, she met with actor, comedian, and screenwriter Jason Sudeikis. They began to like each other and only after the divorce, Olivia Wilde announced her relationship with her the then boyfriend Jason Sudeikis in November 2011. The couple got engaged in January 2013. The couple is not married yet but rumor has it that they are planning to get married soon for their children. The couple is the parents of two children, a son named Otis Sudeikis born on 2014 and a daughter named Daisy Josephine Sudeikis.
Facts on Olivia Wilde
Thirty-two years old Olivia Jane stands the height of five feet and seven inches with the accompanying body weight of 52 kg. She has a perfectly shaped hourglass body feature measuring the body size of 32-27-32 inches. She is a vegetarian and vegan. It is reported that her stage name Olivia Wilde is derived from an Irish author Oscar Wilde. She had changed her surname while at the high school in honor of the writers in her family.
Olivia Wilde is blessed with a husky voice and cat-like blue eyes. She has feline eyebrows. She has dual citizenship, an Irish and an American. She confessed that she is a huge fan of the Star Trek franchise. She has been ranked in top 100 sexiest women in the world by FHM magazine and Maxim in 2010 and 2011. Olivia Wilde made her recognition through the movie Tron: Legacy where she appeared in the character of Quorra with the Black Bob Cut hairstyle.
Throughout her career, she did not only earn name but a lucrative amount of net worth as well. Her current estimated net worth is $12 million dollars, which is increasing day per day.
Olivia Wilde Social Media
Olivia Wilde is active on social sites including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. She is not an avid user of her social account but her occasional posts help to learn news and updates on her. She is active on Twitter with the handle @oliviawilde and has the considerable number of fans following counting more than 1.82 million followers.
Similarly, she has 2.2million followers on her Instagram.is active in Twitter with the handle @oliviawilde and has the considerable number of fans following counting more than 1.82 million followers. Similarly, she has 2.2million followers on her Instagram.