Margot Robbie Biography
Full Name: Margot Elise Robbie
Birthdate: July 2, 1990
Birth Place: Dalby, Queensland, Australia
Hometown: Gold Coast Hinterland, Australia
Occupation: Actress, Movie Producer
Spouse: Tom Ackerley
Margot Robbie is an Australian actress and a film producer who is famously known for her role of Harleen Quinzel also known as Harley Quinn in the supervillain movie “Suicide Squad” and as Jane Porter Clayton in the movie “The Legend of Tarzan”. She was born on July 2, 1990, in Dalby, Queensland, Australia. Her father Doug Robbie is a former farm owner and a sugarcane tycoon and her mother Sarie Kessler is a Physiotherapist. She is the middle child in her family with three siblings. She has an elder brother named Lachlan, a younger brother named Cameron and a younger sister named Anya. When she was little, her family moved to Gold Coast hinterland where she was raised.
When she and her siblings were small, their parents got separated. So, she along with her siblings were raised by her single mother and grandparents on a farm. She had very less contact with her father in her entire childhood. At the age of 10, Robbie had to work as a cutlery polisher in her family’s restraint. According to her, she used to love hunting wild pigs on the farm whenever she had some free time in her hand. When she turned 16, she started doing three jobs simultaneously to help her family. During the time, she went to the Somerset College which was a drama school in Mudgeeraba, Queensland. In 2007, she graduated from college and then moved to Melbourne Victoria to pursue her career in acting. There she stayed with her agent’s friend.
Margot Robbie Career and Net Worth
Robbie started her career at the age of 17 when she starred in the two independent movies titled “Vigilante” and “I.C.U” both directed by Aash Aaron. The first one was released in 2008 and the latter one was released in 2009. Also, in 2008 she appeared in two episodes of the Australian children’s TV series titled “The Elephant Princess”. In the same year, she also did a guest appearance in the TV series “City Homicide”. During the time, she also appeared in a number of TV commercials. Also the same year, she became a recurring character in the series “Neighbours” as Donna Freedman. Eventually, she impressed the producer by her performance and became one of the regular cast members. The role was her first big break and she appeared on the show until 2011. She also appeared in a special documentary titled “Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite” celebrating the 30th anniversary of the series in 2015.
After completing the show, Robbie moved to Los Angeles for more opportunities for her career and to make her path to Hollywood. There she auditioned for the role for the new series entitled “Charlie’s Angels”. Though she was not selected for the role, she was offered another role in the ABC drama series “Pan Am” as Laura Cameron who is a newly trained flight attendant. However, the show was canceled after its first season as it received low ratings despite the positive review. The following year, in 2012, Robbie got her first big movie role alongside Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams and Bill Nighy in the romantic comedy movie “About Time”. The movie was later released in 2013 and was a success grossing over 58 million dollars with 12 million dollars budget. The movie, as well as Robbie’s performance, received a lot of positive reviews.
Also, in 2013, Robbie starred in the movie “The Wolf of Wall Street” as Naomi Lapaglia alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and was directed by the iconic director Martin Scorsese. The movie was a huge success and a hit on the box-office grossing over 392 million dollars. The movie was also nominated for 5 Academy Awards including the award for Best Picture. Also, Robbie was highly praised for her performance and especially for her Brooklyn accent. She was also nominated for the Bes Breakthrough Performance at the MTV Movie Award and won the Best Newcomer award at the Empire Award for her role. The following year, Robbie established her own production company name “LuckyChap Entertainment”.
In 2015, Robbie starred in the romantic comedy movie “Focus” alongside Will Smith. In the movie. She played the role of an inexperienced grifter who learns the craft form Smith’s character. Despite getting mixed reviews on the movie, Robbie’s performance received positive reviews and was praised for her role and was nominated for the Rising Star Award at the BAFTA. In the same year, she also starred in the movie adaptation of “Z for Zachariah” alongside Chris Pine and Chiweal Ejiofor. In the movie, she played the role of Ann Burden and was praised by the critics for her performance. She also appeared in the movie “Suite Française” which was an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Irène Némirovsky. At the end of the year, she made a guest appearance in the movie “The Big Short” as herself.
In 2016, Robbie starred in the movie “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” which is an adaptation of the novel titled “The Taliban Shuffle”. In the movie, she played the role of Tanya Vanderpoel who is a British TV journalist. Later in July, She starred in the action-adventure movie “The Legend of Tarzan” alongside Alexander Skarsgard, Samuel L. Jackson, and Christoph Waltz. In the movie, she played the role of the female lead Jane Porter Clayton. In the same year, she also starred as of Harleen Quinzel also known as Harley Quinn in the supervillain movie “Suicide Squad”. The movie was a blockbuster in the theatres. In the movie, she starred alongside Will Smith, Jared Leto, Viola Davis and Joel Kinnaman but Robbie’s character was most charmed one. In fact, in that year’s Halloween, most of the teenagers, as well as kids, were dressed as her character. Due to the effect, she as pre-booked by the Warner Bros. for the same role for the spin-off movie “Gotham City Sirens”.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Margot Robbie’s total net worth is estimated to be 12 million dollars.
Margot Robbie Relationship
Margot Robbie is currently married to Tom Ackerley who is a British Assistant Director. The couple first met on the set of “Suite Française” in 2013. At the time, Robbie starred as Celine in the movie and Tom was the third assistant director of the movie. Tom has worked in the many movies as the assistant director including “The Brothers Grimsby”, “The Two Faces of January” and “Macbeth”. In an interview, Robbie said that before she met Tom she had a totally different view on relationships and said “[Before we met] I was the ultimate single gal. The idea of relationships made me want to vomit. And then this crept up on me. We were friends for so long. I was always in love with him, but I thought, ‘Oh, he would never love me back. Don’t make it weird, Margot. Don’t be stupid and tell him that you like him.’ And then it happened, and I was like, ‘Of course we’re together. This makes so much sense, the way nothing has ever made sense before.'”
The couple is quite similar to each other. Both of them share the love for sports and have been spotted in many Sports events including the ice hockey game at Madison Square Garden. The two posts a lot of pictures of each other and together on their Instagram accounts which show that they are not afraid to show their love for each other. After dating for a year and a half, the two got engaged to each other in 2015. Later in 2016, the couple got married secretly. And later posted a picture of them with the ring on the finger with no caption to show that they are married.