Olivia Wilde: biography and latest news!

    Olivia Wilde © Backgrid USA
    Olivia Wilde © Backgrid USA

  • Occupation : actress
  • Real name: Olivia Jane Cockburn
  • Sign: Fish
  • Date of birth: Saturday, March 10, 1984 (age: 36 years old)
  • Country: United States

Born March 10, 1984 in New York City, Olivia Wilde, whose real name is Olivia Jane Cockburn, is an American-Irish actress and model. She chose her pseudonym in homage to the writer Oscar Wilde whom she particularly likes.

Raised by journalist parents, Olivia Wilde studied acting at the Phillips Academy in Andover before joining the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. To gain her independence, Olivia Wilde began her career as a model, but it wasn’t long before she made her first on-camera appearances.

In 2003, the actress married Tao Ruspoli, an Italian filmmaker from the high aristocracy. But the couple divorced in 2011. After a few shoots for television series such as Newport Beach, the young woman landed the role of Dr. Remy Hadley in the cult series Dr. House in 2008. She plays the character of Number 13. Her notoriety then goes beyond the American borders and extends to the whole world.

A committed artist, Olivia Wilde does not hesitate to show her support for candidate Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential elections.

On the private side, Olivia Wilde gets engaged in 2012 with the actor Jason Sudeikis who officiates in the show Saturday Night Live. At the beginning of April 2014, the couple welcomes a little boy named Otis Alexander. In April 2016, the actress announces her second pregnancy on social networks. On October 11, 2016, the family grows with the birth of their daughter Daisy Josephine.