In this piece, we would be talking about no other person than the amazing Isla Fisher, an Australian born actress of Scottish descent who has earned a named for herself not just as an actress but also as an author. Isla is among the band of Hollywood actresses who began acting at a very young age, making appearances in several commercials in her home country of Australia. However, her career didn’t end there, as Isla went ahead to study at a theatrical school in France, in order to master her profession and upon graduation, focused on filming professionally.
Get to know more about Isla’s bio, family life, net worth and other facts about the stunning Australian diva.
Isla Fisher – Biography
The Australian movie star comes with the full birth name Isla Lang Fisher and she was born on the 3rd day of November 1976, in the city Muscat, Oman. Her parents Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher, hail from Scotland but they had to live in Australia because her father was working there as a banker for the UN.
Isla had her primary education at the Swanbourne Primary School and her college education was accomplished at a girls’ school owned by the Methodist. It was while in college that she started acting, and she is said to have been involved in her school play production titled Little Shop of Horror, playing the lead role. At age 24, Isla Fisher proceeded to a theatre institution in Paris named L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq.
The talented star began acting when she was nine years old with her initial appearance in numerous commercials in Australia. When Isla Fisher turned 17, she made her first film appearance in the dual kiddie’s TV shows, City and Paradise Beach. In 1994, she starred in the series Home and Away, wherein she was cast as Shannon Reed, an ambidextrous young lady who develops anorexia. Her brilliant performance in that movie got her a nomination from the Loggie Award twice, for the categories: Most Popular New Talent and Most Popular Actress. After her appearance in the sitcom in 1997, Isla decided to go and study at the Theatre institution; L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq, in order to train and master the acting profession. Upon graduation from the institute, Isla started working in theatres, appearing in several pantomimes that involved comedy, starred in the British theatre performance COSI and appeared in the film Swimming Pool, before she finally ventured into Hollywood subsequently.
Isla Fisher has starred in several movies since her transition into Hollywood and they include Dog Days as Bianca, Scooby-Doo as Mary Jane, as well as Wedding Daze as Katie. Among her long list of films and series, the likes of the 2005 film Wedding Crashers, Confessions of a shopaholic, Rango, Rise of the Guardians, The Great Gatsby and Arrested Development are listed as her most outstanding works so far.
Isla Fisher has not only proven her prowess in the movie industry but she is also an accomplished writer who has authored several books like Marge in Charge, Marge and the Pirate Baby, Marge and the Great Train Rescue, Bewitched and Seduced by Fame.
Family: Husband & Children
From our findings, the iconic Hollywood star got married to her lover Sacha Baron Cohen, an entertainer from England whom she met in 2002 during a party in Australia. Two years later, in 2004, Sacha proposed to Isla. Due to Sacha’s Jewish background, Isla had to undergo a three-year course to fully become a Jewish convert and was given the name Ayala which means Doe in Hebrew.
Finally, in 2010, Isla married her heartthrob in a typical Jewish wedding that was held in France’s capital, Paris. Their marriage is blessed with three lovely and wonderful children named Olive, Elula and Montgomery Cohen.
Details about Isla Fisher’s earnings and income shows that she has amassed a lot of wealth from her work as an actress and a writer. At the moment, different sources have pegged her earnings at various amounts but it is believed that the talented actress is worth more than $20 million.
Other Facts About The Actress
- Isla Fisher became the face of ING Bank, Australia in 2015.
- The actress is notable as a redhead.
- Her books “Bewitched” and “Seduced by fame” were published via the assistance of her mum.
- Isla’s height is rather on the short side as it is said to be 5 ft 3 inches.
- Her full body measurements are listed as 34 inches for bust, 24 inches for waist and 35 inches for hips.