Isla Fisher is an Omani-born Australian actress of Scottish descent who broke into the film industry with her first Hollywood appearance in Scooby Doo (2002) before appearing in films such as Wedding Crashers (2005), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) and Now You See me (2013).
Fisher, who has also authored a number of novels, is known for her charitable work. In the past, she has donated significant amounts to Syrian refugees and donated a portion of her signed shoes to the Small Steps Project celebrity shoe auction.
Isla Fisher Biography (Age)
Fisher was born Isla Lang Fisher, one of five children of Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher, on February 3, 1976 in Muscat, Oman. Her mother is a novelist while her father works as a banker. When Fisher was born, her parents, originally from Scotland, were living in Oman due to her father’s work at the United Nations.
Before moving to Australia with their daughter when she was six, the Fisher family spent some time in their hometown of Bathgate, Scotland. In Perth, Australia, Fisher learned to explore her surroundings and became a very nature-loving person. She then attended Swanbourne Primary School and then all-girls boarding school, Methodist Ladies’ College. It was here that Isla Fisher began acting and was cast in leading roles for a number of school productions, such as the horror comedy musical Little Shop of Horrors . In the meantime, she has also appeared in a number of Australian television commercials.
In 1993, at just 17, Isla Fisher landed her first two professional acting gigs, guest-starring on the children’s shows. Bay City and Paradise Beach . She’d also started writing Fallback when her acting career wasn’t going the way she’d hoped. With the help of her writer mother, she published two novels, Bewitched and Seduced by Fame, intended for a teenage audience.
In 1994, Fisher was cast with Shannon Reed on the soap opera Home and Away which earned her two Logie Awards nominations; Most Popular New Talent in 1995 and Most Popular Actress in 1997. She left the show at 21 to enroll in French theater school. L’École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris, where she studied clown, pantomime and commedia dell’arte, a type of Italian comedy.
After a brief period mastering her craft, Fisher began working again, initially in theaters; Appearances in the musical comedy Pantomime und Cosi in the UK before the German film Swimmingpool (2001) and then transitioned to Hollywood.
Isla Fisher’s husband, children and sister
Isla Fisher is married to English actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, best known for starring in the comedy Borat (2006). The duo first met in 2002 at a party in Sydney, Australia. After that, they kept in touch and started dating. In 2004, the duo got engaged but had to wait until 2010 before fulfilling their vows as Fisher had to complete a three-year college program in order to convert to her intended husband’s religion. Judaism.
After the conversion was complete, Fisher took Ayala’s Hebrew name and married her husband in a Jewish ceremony in Paris, France. The union has produced three children; Daughters Olive born in 2007 and Elula born in 2011 and then a son named Montgomery born in 2015.
Isla Fisher has four siblings, none of whom are as famous as she is. It’s unclear if actor/assistant director Conor Reid, listed on IMDb as Fischer’s step-brother, is actually one of her four siblings. Another famous person who was mistaken about being related to the The Great Gatsby (2013) actress is fellow actress Jenna Fischer, best known for playing Pam Beesly in The Office (2005–2013). The duo share a surname of the same name and share a striking resemblance.
Height, weight, body measurements and other facts
Birth name: Isla Lang Fisher
Date of Birth: February 3, 1976
Place of Birth: Muscat, Oman
Cast: actress, author
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Body Type: Voluptuous
Height: 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm)
Hair color: red
Eye color: light brown
Body measurements: 86 – 61 – 89 cm (34 – 24 – 35 inches)
Dress size: 6 US (36 EU)