Australian actress and producer Margot Robbie has steadily grown from strength to strength as the top actress in the Hollywood Industry. Margot Robbie has expertly carved out the kind of career young actors only dare to dream of.
After landing the role of Donna Freedman in the Australian soap Neighbours at the age of 17, she stepped into femme fatale mode opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
However, Margot Robbie was highly recognized for playing complex characters like Tonya Harding in I, Tonya, Kayla Pospisil in Bombshell, and Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad.
In a career of less than a decade, Margot Robbie has been nominated for Oscars twice and has also received five BAFTA Awards nominations. Margot Robbie has also parallelly carved a niche in fashion and has carefully curated an arsenal to attain her masterful style.
Over the years, she has not only taken Hollywood by storm but also started her own production company, LuckyChap Entertainment, with her husband Tom Ackerley. But the aforementioned things are something many of us are aware of Margot Robbie.
So, On the occasion of Margot Robbie’s 31st birthday, here we present you five unknown facts about the actress.
1 She is fondly known as ‘Maggot’
“Maggot” is a nickname for Margot Robbie that was given to her by her family. The name grew on her throughout school when her classmates caught wind of it.
2. Early Bird –
To Calm her nerves down before performing intimacy with her leading man, Leonardo DiCaprio in the film ‘ The Wolf of Wall Street, Margot Robbie took three shots of tequila at 9 am and we assume it has been a fun day on set for her.
3. She learned how to hold her breath for Suicide Squad –
Speaking of nerve-racking moments in Cinema, Batman’s underwater capture or Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad seems like a stunt too risky for a movie star. However, during an interview with Jimmy Fallon, Margot Robbie revealed that she really performed the death-defying feat on camera by training to hold her breath for a personal record for five minutes, adding that the final cut of the film was only a small snippet of how much time she really spent submerged for the scene.
4. Artist –
You will be surprised to know that Margot Robbie worked at Subway before breaking into the acting scene and says that she is a master sandwich artist. Well, Every Artist has humble beginnings.
5. Before I, Tonya, Margot Robbie knew how to Skate from Hockey-
One of Margot Robbie’s lesser-known passions is ice hockey, which she first gained interest in after seeing Disney’s The Mighty Ducks and later joined an amateur league after moving to the United States. However, despite her skating experience from the sport, Margot Robbie required training from renowned skating choreographer Sarah Kawahara for the Oscar-winning 2017 film I, Tonya.
On her birthday , NLC Wishes the talented and gorgeous actress Margot Robbie a blockbuster year ahead.