Margot Robbie is one of the most talented and popular Hollywood film and television actresses. Besides her brilliant acting skills, she’s also a successful producer. She rose to popularity with The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and for portraying the lead role of the famous character Jane Porter in the popular animated film titled ‘The Legend of Tarzan’. She’s best known for her versatility in acting and plays critical characters with ease. She has so far received nominations for two Oscars and five BAFTA Awards. She has also been listed as the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2017. With many critically and commercially successful films, she’s currently one of the highest-paid actresses in the world.
Margot Robbie’s Early Life:
Margot Robbie was born on 2 July 1990, in Dalby, Queensland, Australia. She hails from a well-educated family with her father Doug Robbie is a sugarcane tycoon and her mother, Sarie Kessler is a physiotherapist. However, Margot isn’t on good terms with her father as he left them when she was an infant. She has three siblings and all the children were raised by her mother and grandparents on their farm. Having spent her childhood in Gold Coast, she then moved to Melbourne to pursue a career in acting. He took up three odd jobs when she was just 16 to support her family.
Margot Robbie’s Early Roles in the Film Industry:
Margot Robbie ventured into a professional career in acting in the year 2007. She acted in two independent Australian films directed by Aash Aaron. One of the films happens to be an action film which is titled ‘Vigilante’ was released in 2008, but the other thriller film ‘I.C.U.’ get delayed and finally released in 2009.
In the year 2008, she appeared in the guest role in two episodes of the Australian children’s television series ‘The Elephant Princess’ and ‘City Homicide’. She also did a number of commercials during this year.
Margot Robbie’s Hollywood Career:
In June 2008, she appeared in the guest role of Donna Freedman on the Australian soap opera ‘Neighbors’. Her performance in the role was critically acclaimed and producers of the show were ready to cast her in a regular role in the series. After working in the series for a few years, she returned to the show in 2015 for a special documentary celebrating the 30th anniversary of the show.
In 2011, Margot moved to Los Angeles to pursue a Hollywood career, and after giving her audition for the film ‘Charlie’s Angels’ she was instead offered the role of Laura Cameron, a newly trained flight attendant, in the ABC drama series ‘Pan Am’.
Margot Robbie’s ‘About Time’ (2012):
Margot Robbie got her first big role in Hollywood in the year 2012. She was signed for the romantic comedy film ‘About Time’ starring Margot Robbie and stars like Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, and Bill Nighy.
Margot Robbie’s ‘The Wolf of Wall Street'(2012):
The turning point in Margot Robbie’s career came in the year 2012 when she was cast alongside Leonardo DiCaprio for the film titled ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’. The film was directed by no other than the iconic American director Martin Scorsese. Upon its release, the film became a massive hit at the box office and it received five Academy Award nominations. Margot’s performance in the film was appreciated by the critics.
Margot Robbie’s ‘Focus’ (2015):
In the year 2015, Margot Robbie was a part of the romantic comedy film titled ‘Focus’. The film also stars Will Smith and upon its release, the film was received well by the critics. The success of this film earned her a good name in the Hollywood industry.
In the following years, Margot Robbie worked in films like ‘Z for Zachariah’, ‘Suite Française’, ‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’, and ‘The Legend of Tarzan’.
Margot Robbie’s ‘Suicide Squad’ (2016):
In 2016, Margot Robbie was cast in the blockbuster supervillain movie by DC titled ‘Suicide Squad’. She was cast for the role of Harley Quinn and the film also includes stars like Will Smith, Jared Leto, Viola Davis, and Joel Kinnaman. Upon its release, the film was a huge success at the box office and Robbie’s performance charmed most critics. Looking at the huge appreciation Margot was receiving for her role as Harley Quinn, Warner Bros. Signed her to reprise her role in the spin-off movie, ‘Gotham City Sirens’.
Margot Robbie’s Relationship:
Margot Robbie got into a relationship with Tom Ackerley in the year 2014 and the couple met for the first time on the sets of ‘Suite Française’, for which Ackerley served as the third assistant director. The couple tied a knot in a low-profile private ceremony in Byron Bay in December 2016.
Margot Robbie’s Net Worth:
Margot Robbie has an estimated net worth of $26 million as of 2021.