Margot Robbie was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2017. She was nominee for actress in a leading role for “I, Tonya”, at the 90th Academy Awards on march 4, 2018.
Born name Margot Elise Robbie
Nick Name Maggot
Occupation actress and film producer
Years active 2008–present
Born: 2 July 1990, 28 years and 9 months, Dalby, Queensland, Australia
Sun Sign Cancer
Height 5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
Hair Color Blonde
She is naturally a “Blondie” and dyed her hair “Brown” for 2015 film “Z for Zachariah”.
Eye Color Blue
Measurement: 34-24-34 (86.36 – 60.96 – 86.36 cm)
Bra size 32B
Her career is managed by –
She has appeared in Nivea Young ad.
She goes to Ballet Bodies Craze in Los Angeles. She has also shared her pic of stretching out on Pilates Cadillac machine on Instagram, which is shared by DailyMail.
She once stated to GQ that she doesn’t have a good diet plan. She is generally on the extreme side of her diet. For example, she likes to eat fries, burgers, drink beer and to consume other junk food, but if she has to look good in the bikini, she will switch to carrot side. So, in a way, she is generally on the extremes.
In 2007, she graduated from Somerset College on the Gold Coast.
Father – Doug Robbie (Former Farm-Owner)
Mother – Sarie Robbie (Physiotherapist)
Siblings – Cameron Robbie (Younger Brother), Anya Robbie (Older Sister), Lachlan Robbie (Older Brother)
Born and raised on a farm in Dalby, Queensland, Robbie studied drama at Somerset College. She began her career in Australian independent films in the late 2000s before working in the soap opera Neighbours (2008–2011), which earned her two Logie Award nominations. After moving to the United States, she starred in the short-lived ABC drama series Pan Am (2011–2012). In 2013, she had a supporting role in the romantic comedy About Time (2013), and made her breakthrough later that year by co-starring in Martin Scorsese’s biographical black comedy The Wolf of Wall Street.
Robbie launched a production company named LuckyChap Entertainment in 2014. Her profile continued to grow with leading roles in the romantic drama Focus (2015), the action-adventure film The Legend of Tarzan (2016), and the superhero film Suicide Squad (2016). Robbie received critical acclaim in 2017 for her portrayal of the disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding in the biographical film I, Tonya, which she also produced. She received Best Actress nominations at the SAG, Golden Globe and BAFTA Award ceremonies for the role.
Margot Elise Robbie was born in Dalby, Queensland and grew up in Gold Coast. Her parents are Sarie Kessler, a physiotherapist, and Doug Robbie, a former farm owner. She has three siblings: an elder brother, Lachlan or “Lachie”; a younger brother, Cameron; and a sister, Anya. Robbie grew up on a farm, where she and her siblings were raised by their single mother; she has minimal contact with her father. She started working when she was ten years of age, polishing cutlery in a restaurant. To make ends meet, Robbie worked three jobs simultaneously at the age of 16. She studied drama at school, graduating at Somerset College. At the age of 17, Robbie moved to Melbourne, Victoria to begin acting professionally and stayed with her agent’s friend.
2007–2011: Career beginnings and Neighbours
Robbie has been acting professionally since 2007, when she starred in two feature films, I.C.U. and Vigilante. After impressing the director with her performance during an audition, she won the lead in I.C.U. without an agent at the time. Robbie also acted in commercials and had guest roles in The Elephant Princess and City Homicide as Caitlin Brentford. Robbie began appearing as Donna Freedman on Neighbours from June 2008. The character was originally only a guest role, but she was soon promoted to a regular cast member. In an interview with Digital Spy, Robbie said she had gone on a snowboarding holiday to Canada with her boyfriend soon after auditioning, but had to return after only two days when told that she had won the role.
In early 2009, Robbie appeared in various Network Ten promotions, featuring an ensemble of popular Australian faces on the network. In July 2009, she filled the “Generation Y” guest spot on the Network Ten show Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation. Robbie also became a Youth Ambassador for missing persons as part of National Youth Week. In the same year, Robbie was nominated for Most Popular New Female Talent at the Australian Logie Awards. She was also nominated for Favorite Hottie at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and was up against her Neighbours co-star Dean Geyer. In September 2010, Robbie announced that she was to leave Neighbours after almost three years to pursue an acting career in Hollywood. Her final scenes aired on 26 January 2011 and in April of that year, Robbie was nominated for Most Popular Actress at the Logie Awards.
2011–2015: Move to Hollywood
After arriving in Los Angeles for pilot season, Robbie auditioned for the new series of Charlie’s Angels. However, the producers at Sony Pictures Television preferred her for a role in ABC drama series Pan Am alongside Christina Ricci. Robbie landed the role of Laura Cameron, a newly trained flight attendant. Pan Am was cancelled after one season due to falling ratings, despite receiving positive reviews from critics. In May 2012, Robbie joined the cast of Richard Curtis’ romantic comedy About Time (2013) alongside Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams and Bill Nighy. About Time was released in the United Kingdom on 4 September 2013 and in the United States on 1 November 2013. The film received positive reviews and grossed $87 million on its $12 million budget.
In June 2012, it was announced that Robbie was in talks to appear in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill. Her casting was confirmed in August. The Wolf of Wall Street was released on 25 December 2013 to positive reviews and became a commercial success with a worldwide gross of $392 million, making it Scorsese’s highest-grossing film. The film was subsequently nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. For her performance as Jordan Belfort’s second wife Naomi Lapaglia, Robbie was praised by critics for her Brooklyn accent. Critic Sasha Stone wrote “She’s Scorsese’s best blonde bombshell discovery since Cathy Moriarty in Raging Bull. Robbie is funny, hard and kills every scene she’s in”. She received a nomination for the MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance and won the Empire Award for Best Newcomer. In 2014, Robbie founded her own production company, LuckyChap Entertainment.
2015–present: Mainstream success
In 2015, Robbie starred opposite Will Smith in romantic comedy-drama film Focus. In the film, she plays an inexperienced grifter learning the craft from Smith’s character. The film was released on 27 February 2015 to generally mixed reviews. However, Robbie’s performance was praised. Peter Travers of Rolling Stone wrote “Robbie is a wow and then some. The Aussie actress who made us sit up and take notice as Leonardo DiCaprio’s wife in The Wolf of Wall Street shows a comic flair backed up with beauty and steel. Even when Focus fumbles, Robbie deals a winning hand.” Focus grossed over $150 million worldwide. In 2015, Robbie received a nomination for the BAFTA Rising Star Award. Also in 2015, Robbie played the leading role of Ann Burden in the film adaptation of Z for Zachariah with Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor, which was shot in New Zealand. The film premiered on 24 January 2015 at the Sundance Film Festival and had its theatrical release on 28 August 2015. The film received positive reviews. Robbie’s performance was praised by critics. Drew McWeeny of HitFix wrote “Robbie’s work here establishes her as one of the very best actresses in her age range today”.
Robbie appeared in a documentary special celebrating Neighbours’ 30th anniversary titled Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite, which aired in Australia and the UK in March 2015. She also appeared in Suite Française (2015) alongside Michelle Williams, Kristin Scott Thomas and Matthias Schoenaerts, an adaptation of Irène Némirovsky’s novel. The film received positive reviews. Robbie made a cameo appearance in Adam McKay’s comedy-drama The Big Short, released on 11 December 2015.
Robbie co-starred with Tina Fey in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, a film adaptation of The Taliban Shuffle. She plays Tanya Vanderpoel, a British TV journalist. The film also stars Martin Freeman and Alfred Molina and was released on 4 March 2016 by Paramount Pictures. Later that year, Robbie starred as Jane Porter in David Yates’s The Legend of Tarzan, opposite Alexander Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson and Christoph Waltz. The film was released on 1 July.
Robbie’s third 2016 role was Harley Quinn in Warner Bros. DC Comics supervillain film Suicide Squad, as part of an ensemble cast that includes Will Smith, Jared Leto, Viola Davis and Joel Kinnaman. Principal photography commenced on 13 April 2015, and the film was released on 5 August 2016. Robbie hosted the season 42 premiere of Saturday Night Live on 1 October 2016, with musical guest The Weeknd. She was scheduled to voice a character in the 2018 DreamWorks Animation Larrikins, before the project was cancelled in March 2017. Robbie starred alongside Domhnall Gleeson in Goodbye Christopher Robin as Daphne de Sélincourt, wife of author A. A. Milne. The film was released on 29 September 2017. She portrays American figure skater Tonya Harding in I, Tonya, written by Steven Rogers and directed by Craig Gillespie. For her portrayal of Harding, Robbie was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical.
In February 2016, Robbie was cast in Vaughn Stein’s thriller film Terminal as Annie. Robbie will reprise her role as Harley Quinn in Gotham City Sirens that she will also produce. In July 2016, Robbie was confirmed to star in an adaptation of Matt Ruff’s thriller novel Bad Monkeys as Jane Charlotte. She will also produce the film for LuckyChap Entertainment. Robbie will voice a character in the animated/live-action Peter Rabbit film adaptation. In 2017, she was cast as Maid Marian in Marian, which she will also co-produce for LuckyChap Entertainment. She was also cast as Queen Elizabeth I in the 2018 film Mary Queen of Scots, and will star in independent film Dreamland, which she is co-producing.
In May 2016, Calvin Klein announced Robbie would be the face of their newest women’s fragrance Deep Euphoria.
In 2017, Robbie began promoting Nissan electric vehicles, appearing in a commercial driving the BladeGlider.
Robbie met British assistant director Tom Ackerley on the set of Suite Française, and in December 2016, they married in a private ceremony in Byron Bay. She and Ackerley previously lived in London with two friends. They have since moved to Los Angeles.
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Vigilante Cassandra
2009 I.C.U. Tristan Waters Also associate producer
2013 About Time Charlotte
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street Naomi Lapaglia
2015 Z for Zachariah Ann Burden
2015 Focus Jess Barrett
2015 Suite Française Celine
2015 The Big Short Herself Cameo
2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Tanya Vanderpoel
2016 The Legend of Tarzan Jane Porter
2016 Suicide Squad Harley Quinn
2017 I, Tonya Tonya Harding Also producer
2017 Goodbye Christopher Robin Daphne de Sélincourt
2018 Peter Rabbit Flopsy Voice role
2018 Mary Queen of Scots Queen Elizabeth I In post-production
2018 Terminal Annie Also producer; in post-production
2018 Dreamland TBA In post-production
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Review with Myles Barlow Kelly Episode: “Stealing, Dickheads, Risk”
2008 The Elephant Princess Butterfly 2 episodes (uncredited)
2008 City Homicide Caitlin Brentford Episode: “Somersaulting Dogs”
2008–11 Neighbours Donna Freedman Series regular
2011–12 Pan Am Laura Cameron 14 episodes
2015 Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite Herself Documentary
2016 Saturday Night Live Herself/host Episode: “Margot Robbie / The Weeknd”
Golden Globes Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Best Known For
Playing Donna Freedman in the Australian TV soap opera Neighbours from 2008 to 2011. She also received two Logie Award nominations.
She is also known for her appearance in 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street.
In 2008, she appeared in the film Vigilante for her role as Cassandra.
First TV Show
In 2008 again, she made her TV debut with the black comedy show Review with Myles Barlow for her role as Kelly in the very first episode of season 1.
Margot Robbie Facts
At 17 (in 2007), she started acting professionally.
She likes the 60s decade. That is her favorite.
In 2011, Margot appeared in period drama TV series Pan Am to play Laura Cameron.
She is good friends with Neighbours co-stars Ashleigh Brewer and Caitlin Stasey.
She was born in Dalby but raised in Gold Coast in Queensland.
As a kid, she used to spend her time on the beach and her grandparents’ farm.
Her grandparents have not seen the film The Wolf of Wall Street as she had some n*de scenes.
Margot was primarily raised by her single mother.
At 16, she was working three jobs simultaneously to earn some money for survival.