Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström (full name) AKA Rebecca Ferguson is a Swedish actress who is best known for appearing in White Queen (2013) as Elizabeth Woodville. Her role in the movie made the actress earn the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. She is also recognized for her incredible performance in the movie Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) where she appeared in the character of Ilsa Faust. Some of her notable works include Life (2017) and The Greatest Showman (2017) where she portrayed the role of Dr. Miranda North and Jenny Lind respectively. Let’s explore in detail about Ferguson’s wiki and facts below:
Early Life and Education
Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström was born on 19 October 1983, which makes her age be 34 years old now. Her birthplace is in Stockholm, Sweden. She was born to the mother Rosemary Ferguson whose surname was chosen by Rebecca. Her mother’s nationality is English who moved to Sweden from England when she was 25 years old. Talking about her family background, Ferguson’s maternal grandfather is Scottish whereas her maternal grandfather is from Northern Ireland.
She spent her childhood days in Vasastan district in central Stockholm. She went to English-speaking school in Sweden. Because of her mixed parental background, she was raised bilingual which means she used to speak Swedish and English from her early life. Talking about her education, she went to Adolf Fredrik’s Music School and graduated from there in 1999. As a child, she wished to become a renowned dancer and a professional model. She used to perform ballet, jazz, tango, street funk and tap-dancing.
Career and Professional Life
The professional life of actress Ferguson started when she was just 13 years old where she used to perform as a model. She has appeared in numerous magazines and has also contributed to various television commercials related to jewelry, cosmetic and apparel ads. It is said that she taught Argentine tango for a couple of years. After that, she started working for the various short art film.
She gained popularity after contributing to the musical drama titled Nya tider where she appeared as a privileged young lady named Anna Gripenhielm. Then, she played on Swedish-American soap Ocean Ave as Chrissy. She came to the attention of Swedish director Richard Hobert in 2011 at the Simrishamn town advertise.
The biggest success in the name of Ferguson came when she was featured in the BBC verifiable show The White Queen as Elizabeth Woodville. She earned the Golden Globe selection for Best Actress for her amazing work in The White Queen. Another great achievement of her acting career was in the hit movie Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation where she portrayed the role of Ilsa Faust in 2015. Her amazing role in that character was appreciated by everyone including the director of the movie. She is also going to be the part of the 6th Mission: Impossible movie. Her another hit movie was in the movie by Shamim Sarif titled Despite the Falling Snow where she played the dual role of Katya and Lauren. She was starred opposite to Charles Dance and Sam Reid in the cold war espionage thriller. She earned the Best Actress award for the movie during the Prague Independent Film Festival of 2016. Her other film credit includes The Girl on the Train (the adaption of Tate Taylor’s thriller book) and Florence Foster Jenkins opposite to Meryl Streep as Kathleen Weatherley.
Back in the year 2017, Ferguson appeared in the science fiction horror movie Life which was directed by Daniel Espinosa starring popular artists like Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds. She was in the lead female character for the thriller movie. The same years, she appeared as Katrine Bratt in the 2017 British crime thriller film entitled The Snowman.
The talented actress has also performed on various short films including Lennart (2010), Puls (2010) and Irresistible (2011) as Home care personnel, Linda and Woman respectively. She has also performed on television roles as Anna Gripenhielm, Chrissy Eriksson, Louise Fredman, Olivia Borghese, Jasmine Larsson, Elizabeth Woodville and Dinah in Nya tider, Ocean Ave, Wallander, the Vatican, The Inspector and The Sea, The White Queen and The Red Tent respectively.
Rebecca Ferguson’s marital status has not been defined and therefore the fact about her husband is still not disclosed. However, it is known that she earlier dated Ludwig Hallberg. From that relationship, she gave birth to a baby boy named Isac Hallberg in 2007. After that, the couple moved to the Swedish southeast drift and lived together for few years. Unfortunately, their relationship came to an end by April 2015.
Pregnant for the second time
The Swedish beauty diva stated that she was pregnant for the second time on The Graham Norton Show. She was happy to share the good news and revealed that her second child is about to land the planet during the second quarter of 2018. This information raised curiosity about Rebecca’s husband.
In her blue colored eyes and dark brown hair, the Swedish actress possesses an amazing body figure. Her measurement is 36-25-36 inches and needs the dress size of 6 as per the United States measurement. Her bra size is 34B and as far as her shoe/ feet size is concerned, it is 8.5. Rebecca Ferguson height is 5 feet and 7 inches and her weight is maintained to 55 kg or 121lbs.
Salary and Net worth
The Golden Globe Award-winning actress Rebecca Ferguson has a net worth of 6 million USD as per some wiki sites. She started earning from her early teenage days and has also amassed net worth from various brand endorsement activities including the commercials of jewelry, apparel and cosmetic products. Apart from her acting and modeling profession, she also operates her own Argentine dance studio.
Wiki and Facts
Actress Rebecca has the fear of confined places which means she is claustrophobic. She also gets fear of heights but she managed to jump from a building for 120 feet while shooting Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. She loves dancing which is her passion from her childhood life. Her favorite food, color and perfume are meatballs, white and Annick Goutal respectively. She loves Pilates and considers The Usual Suspects (1995) as her favorite movie.
One can also find Ferguson’s profile on Wikipedia and IMDb page. The Swedish actress is active on social media platform as well where her Instagram profile is reachable @_rebeccaferguson_ and has been successful to retain more than 58k followers.