Olivia Wilde is an Irish-American actress. Besides acting, she also is a producer, director, model, entrepreneur and even activist. Most people know her for her role as Dr. Remy Hadley ‘Thirteen’ in the 2007-12 TV series House. Her first major appearance was in The Girl Next Door (2004). She has also appeared in Tron: Legacy, Cowboys & Aliens, Drinking Buddies, and Rush. Her latest big screen involvement was in Vinyl, a 2016 HBO drama series. Her interest in acting began at an early age. She even declined her admission to Bard College three times, seeking a school where she could grow her acting career. Gaiety School of Acting, located in Dublin, became her final choice.
Olivia was born and raised a Christian. However, it appears that she no longer practices her faith as an adult. She was seen wearing a “Love is my religion” t-shirt when she appeared at a Los Angeles community center in 2013. The same type of shirt has been worn by other actors and actresses to act as a religious statement.
Olivia has been enthusiastic about the 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. She has called out people for being sexist on the campaign trail and has taken a bashing from Trump supporters. In previous years, she expressed her support for Barack Obama. It’s pretty safe to assume that she is a Democrat.
Olivia says her job as an actor is her passion and hobby. But she does enjoy a good game of Chess or reading when she can get some time to herself.
She first got married at 19, in a secret event, to Italian prince Tao Ruspoli. The marriage lasted from 2003 to 2011, until the two got a divorce. Olivia then started dating actor Jason Sudeikis in 2011. They are engaged and had a son in 2014. Two years later they added to the family with a daughter. Surprisingly enough, their daughter was almost born in a tunnel on the way to a Beyonce concert.
Olivia changed her surname to Wilde in High School, after taking part in an Oscar Wilde play. Her first marriage was officiated on a school bus, with just two witnesses present!