Peta Wilson is an Australian actress and model best known for playing Nikita in the television series La Femme Nikita. Superman Returns, Johnny Zero, and CSI: Miami are just a few of the films and TV shows in which she has appeared. Wilson began her acting career in 1995 with the low-budget indie film The Sadness of Sex. She began her modeling career in Australia and Europe before relocating to Hollywood to pursue her acting career. Michael Hutchence: The Last Rockstar was a TV documentary about her that aired in 2017.
Peta Wilson was born in Sydney on November 18, 1970, as Peta Gia Wilson. Her father, Darcy Wilson, served in the Australian Army as a warrant officer, while her mother, Karlene White Wilson, worked as a caterer. She is of Australian descent, and her ethnicity is White.
Wilson lived in Papua New Guinea for several years when her father was stationed there. When she was 12 years old, her parents divorced. She began her modeling career in Australia and Europe before relocating to Los Angeles.
Wilson traveled to Los Angeles in 1991 to pursue acting under Arthur Mendoza and Tom Waits at the Actors Circle Theatre and the TomKat Repertory Group, respectively.
She began starring in modest roles in independent films after training with them for over five years. She had a cameo role in the indie film The Sadness of Sex in 1995.
Modeling for Hollywood films and television shows
Peta Wilson began her modeling career in Europe and Australia. Wilson then relocated to Los Angeles in 1991 to attend the Actors Circle Theatre to further her acting education. After taking acting classes, she was cast in tiny roles in independent films such as Loser and One of Our Own.
She auditioned for a new show for the USA cable television channel in 1996. She was chosen as Nikita in the program La Femme Nikita, which was based on the French film Nikita, above other competitors. Her contribution was well admired.
The show lasted five years on the air. She was nominated twice for the annual Gemini Award for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role” for her work in the series. When Russian President Vladimir Putin met Peta in 2001 at the International Film Festival in Moscow, he admitted to being a fan.
Continued Hollywood Success—Superman Returns—to the Present
In the film The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Wilson played Mina Harker alongside Sean Connery, who played Allan Quatermain. Peta also represented real-life actress Anny Ondra in the 2002 television film “Joe and Max.”
She had a tiny appearance in the 2006 film Superman Returns, which starred Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, and Kevin Spacey. Wilson appeared in the film Gardens of the Night the next year.
Peta won the Best Actress Award at the Cinerockon International Film Festival for her role as CIA operative Marla Criswell in the short film “Liberator.” Her performance earned her nominations for the Gemini Awards, Saturn Awards, and OFTA TV Awards, among others.
In addition, in 2012, she established Wylie Wilson, a lingerie line with a flagship store in New York City.
What is the net worth of Peta Wilson?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Peta Wilson has a net worth of $10 million. Wilson’s lingerie line also earns her a lot of money. Wylie Wilson is a fictional character. She has accumulated a sizable net worth as a result of her television and film roles. Her films have raked in over $1 billion in box office receipts. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, in which she starred, grossed $179.3 million at the box office in 2003.
Wilson starred in the DC superhero picture Superman Returns, which grossed $391.1 million worldwide in 2006. Gardens of the Night, her second film, grossed $11436 at the box office. She starred in the independent Australian film Beautiful in 2009, which grossed $41K globally. Wilson has a mansion in Venice, California, that is estimated to be worth a million dollars. The actress is active in a number of humanitarian endeavors and initiatives. She has donated more than $1 million to cancer research.
Peta Wilson is a single mother with a child. She is not in a relationship (publicly). From 1997 until 2002, she was in a live-in relationship. Marlowe Harris-Wilson, their son, was born in 2002 with her long-term ex-boyfriend Damian Harris.
|Date of Birth:||1970 , November-18|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 10 Inch|
|Birth Name||Peta Gia Wilson|
|Mother||Karlene White Wilson|
|Birth Place/City||Sydney, Australia|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Body Measurements||34B-25-33 (Bust-Waist-Hip)|
|Breast Size||34 in|
|Waist size||25 in|
|Hip Size||33 in|
|Weight in KG||59 kg|
|Famous for||La Femme Nikita|
|Movies||Mercy, Superman Returns, Beautiful|
|TV Show||Highlander, Le Femma Nikita, The Girl Thing.|