Comedienne, actress, and all-round fabulous gal Rebel Wilson first burst onto the scene as one of Kristen Wiig’s questionable roommates in Bridesmaids—and her star has only been rising since then. This Friday, Rebel follows up her show-stopping performance in Pitch Perfect with Pain & Gain, also starring Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub, and The Rock. Based on a true story, it tells the tale of two steroid-abusing bodybuilders who become criminals involved in an extortion ring and a kidnapping plot that goes horribly wrong. Check out the trailer here (Rebel is at the 40-second mark):
While Pain & Gain looks a little different from what we’re used to seeing Rebel in, we’re sure she’s going to rock that movie’s socks right off. So in honor of the occasion, here are 25 facts we bet you didn’t know about her—from her original intended career path to her surprising distant relative. Read on for all the deets!