Margot Robbie is an Australian actress famously known for her role as Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad. Her recent Movie, Barbie with actor Ryan Gosling has been making quite a buzz on the internet for its extravagant set design and pink Barbie fashion. She has worked both in commercial as well as indie movies.
Through her work, she has established herself as an A-list Hollywood actress, winning many prestigious awards, including Golden Globe, Academy Award, and British Academy Film Awards. In 2017, The Time Magazine included her in the list of 100 most influential people in the world. Since then, her fame has only increased. With the release of Barbie, it is even going to escalate.
Margot Elise Robbie was born in Queensland, Australia, to Doug Robbie and Sarie Kessler. She has three siblings; Anya, Lachlan, and Cameron. Her parents got divorced when she was a child, and she was raised by her mother with little to no contact with her father.
She grew up on a farm that was owned by her grandparents. She always had a great memory of her childhood growing up on a farm. That small child never knew she was going to grow up to be such a great actress.
Margot Robbie’s Rise to Stardom
Robbie started her career very young, and she was in high school when she got her first job as an actress. It was a low-budget indie film in the thriller genre. They are called Vigilante and I.C.U.Since then, she has made some TV appearances and also starred along with Liam Hemsworth in the TV series The Elephant Princess.
Her acting in the Movie Wolf of the Wall Street was what caught people’s attention. The Movie is directed by the legendary Martin Scorsese and stars Leonardo DiCaprio as the main hero. She played the role of his wife. This film was a box office hit, and it was Scorsese’s highest-grossing film.
It also received much critical praise for Leonardo DiCaprio’s Wall Street character. What surprised everybody was Robbie’s performance. Though she did not have much screen time, she made a stellar performance every time she appeared on the screen. Her role in this Movie was what opened her new door to a glorious Hollywood career.
From then, her next main role was as Harley Quinn from DC Comics. She had the honor to portray the role for the first time in live action. Before her, nobody has ever done this. Cast along with Jared Leto as the Joker, this was one of her memorable performances and a fan favorite too.
The movie suicide squad had a great cast, including Will Smith and Viola Davis. Even with their presence, she made a name for herself with the eccentric portrayal of Harley Quinn. This role was not easy to do; she had to train six months prior to the actual shooting to get in shape.
She also had to incorporate that unhinged woman and also satisfy a large group audience who were big fans of the comic books and had high expectations for this role. It is safe to say that she indeed does not fail in this. Suicide Squad was a commercial hit. The Movie also brought a lot of praise to her for the portrayal of this character.
Margot Robbie’s Love Life
Her first known public romance was with Celebrity Henry Aitken. She was rumored to date him in 2014. They met while filming Z for Zachariah in New Zealand. It was a short romance, and hence nothing much is known about this relationship. They met in February and had a short fling, then met in April when they were spotted together in London.
She is also rumored to date Alexander Skarsgard, yes! You heard it right, and this blonde beauty was said to date one of the Skarsgard brothers. Although there were no confirmations from both of them, there was news of them being spotted kissing at the Sundance Film Celebration party.
It was in 2015, a year after her rumored romance with Henry Atkin. a source revealed that they definitely behaved like couples. Though there was never an official confirmation, this iconic duo has since been good friends and has been photographed together on multiple occasions having friendly conversations.
Margot Robbie is also rumored to date her co-star Leanardo DiCaprio. She was just 22 when she did her breakthrough role as Naomi Lapaglia, Leo’s wife. During the time of the film production, there were rumors of them dating.
Neither of them confirmed this allegation, and hence cannot be taken into consideration. This Iconic duo was later reunited in Quentin Tarantino’s hit movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Despite these dating rumors, they have remained great friends.
Margot Robbie met her husband, Tom Akerley, in the movie set of Suite Franchise, a drama based on World War II. At that time, Tom was working as an assistant director. Margot played a supporting role in this Movie. Their relationship started as a casual friendship. They also shared a flat with five other friends while they were living in London. It was around this time she caught feelings for him.
They had kept their relationship a secret, so it is not clear when they exactly began dating, but around 2016 there were rumors of them getting engaged. And months after that rumor, in December, they tied the knot. It was an intimate ceremony with close friends and family. Only 50 people attended the ceremony.
Since 2016, their relationship has been going strong. When asked about her relationship with her husband, she says he was her roommate and friend before he became her husband, so it is like living with your roommate. Now how many of us are lucky like that?
Apart from being couples, they are also business partners. They run a production company together called Lucky Chap Entertainment. Many of her movies are produced under this company, including I, Tonya, Birds of Prey, and her upcoming Barbie film that is to be released in 2023 is also produced under this company.