Rebecca Ferguson – Bio, Wiki, Career, Age, Height, Family, Relationships, Social media accounts, Controversies, Net Worth, Awards, Facts, And More 

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Rebecca Ferguson

Known for her resilient and strong characters and presently appearing as Lady Jessica in the Dune series Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström known by her stage name Rebecca Ferguson is a Swedish actress. She gained international recognition after appearing as MI6 agent against Tom Cruise in the blockbuster Mission Impossible trilogy. Swedish actress made her acting debut at the age of 16 on television and came with her breakout role of upper-class girl Anna in the Swedish soap opera Nya Tider (1999). Rebecca worked as a model as well and appeared in several commercials for clothing, jewelry, and cosmetics. She made her recent presence in the sci-fiction thriller Dune opposite Zendya and Timothée Chalamet.  

Rebecca Ferguson Introduction


Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström was born on 19 October 1983, in Vasastan district central Stockholm, Sweden. Her mother moved to Sweden from England when she was 25 and married a Swedish businessman. Rebecca used the second name “Ferguson” of her mother as her stage name. She appeared in a bilingual environment learning both Swedish and English. Rebecca learned to dance from a very early age. She can dance ballet, jazz, tango, street funk, and tap dance. She started working as a model on television and magazine ads for cosmetic, clothing, and jewelry brands at the age of 13. Before appearing in any commercially successful film she worked as a nanny in a daycare, at a jewelry and shoe store, and a Korean restaurant.

Rebecca Ferguson biography


Rebecca Ferguson has a huge following on her Instagram account where she interacts with her fans and has shared recent updates about her upcoming film projects and magazine shoots. She only uses Instagram and has no presence across other social media platforms. The Swedish beauty also shared glimpses of her personal life and luxurious lifestyle on her Instagram account.

Instagram 1M Followers
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Rebecca Ferguson social media accounts


Rebecca is a Swedish-English woman with Irish-Scottish roots. She is known for her strong character, unmatchable beauty, and captivating appearance. She is 5’5” feet in height with a blend of Swedish facial features. Ferguson has brown-auburn hair and mesmerizing green-grey eyes. Her sharp and edgy eyebrows are a distinct feature of her face. Louisa has a curvy model-like figure. The Swedish beauty is known for her resilient roles.

Real NameRebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström
Stage NameRebecca Ferguson
Birthday October 19, 1983
Age 40 years
Birthplace Vasastan district in Central Stockholm, Sweden
Present ResidenceRichmond, Southwest London
Gender Female
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality Swedish, British
Mother TongueSwedish, English
ReligionNot Known
School Adolf Fredrik’s Music School
College/University N/A
Qualification English Language
Occupation Acting
Net WorthUSD 6 million approximately
Relationship Status Married
Children 2
Height 5′ 5”
Weight 55kg
Eye ColorGreenish-Gray
Hair ColorBrown-Auburn
Body Shape Chest: 34 inches
Waist: 25 inches
Hips: 36 inches
HobbiesFishing, Yoga, Wind/kite Surfing, 
Horseback Riding, Advanced Scuba Diving
Rebecca Ferguson wiki


Ferguson’s sun sign is Libra. Libras are a sign of balance and discipline along with passion, ambition, and creativity. People under this zodiac sign are born sensitive, highly artistic, and perfectionists. They achieve high positions in their professions. Celebrities like Michele Morrone, Kim Kardashian, Cardi B, and Park Jimin have the same star sign as him.


Rebecca Sundström is the eldest of her three sisters. Her father, Olov Sundström was a Swedish businessman and her mother, Rosemary Ferguson was an English woman who moved to Sweden at the age of 25. Rebecca’s mother worked as an English translator for the Swedish pop music group ABBA and helped them create an English version of their album Waterloo. On the maternal side, her grandmother was Irish and her grandfather was Scottish. Her father divorced her mother and married another woman after which she adopted the second name of her mother as her stage name.  

Father Olov Sundström
MotherRosemary Ferguson
Rebecca Ferguson parents and siblings


The Swedish beauty was born in Stockholm, to a Christian family. Her official schooling was at English-medium School in Sweden. She was raised bilingual, speaking both Swedish and English. Rebecca studied at the Adolf Fredrik’s Music School in Stockholm which is the top-rated school known for its tough selection criteria and graduated in 1999. She started working as a model at the age of 13. Later she learned dance and has command over ballet, jazz, tango, tap dancing, and street funk. Rebecca also taught Argentine tango in a dance company in Lund, Sweden before appearing in films. Ferguson worked as a nanny, storekeeper, and waitress at a Korean restaurant as well. 

Rebecca Ferguson early life and education


Before marrying her husband Rory St. Clair Gainer she dated her ex-boyfriend and therapist, Ludwig Hallberg in 2005. After the success of Rebecca’s Swedish soap opera and the birth of her son from her boyfriend, she started living in Simrishamn, Skåne County, until they separated in April 2015. She mentioned in one interview that she wanted to live outside of the glamour at that time. In 2016, she started a relationship with Gainer and conceived a child in 2018. Later that year, the couple got married and now live in Richmond, Greater London. She has a daughter with her husband and usually keeps her children away from the spotlight. 

HusbandRory St. Clair Gainer
SonIsaac Hallberg
DaughterSaga Gainer
Rebecca Ferguson marriage and children


Ferguson began her modeling career at the age of 13 and appeared in TV commercials and magazine ads for fashion brands. Rebecca was brought to the Spotlight with the Swedish soap opera Nya Tider (1999–2000). Later she appeared in Drowning Ghost (2004). Rebecca worked in the BBC miniseries and portrayed the role of Elizabeth Woodville in The White Queen (2013). She was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in the British Miniseries.

Ferguson caught the attention of Tom Cruise and starred as MI6 agent Ilsa Faust, in the film series of Mission Impossible. This blockbuster movie gives her international prominence. Other characters she played in The Greatest Showman (2017), appeared in the horror films Life (2017) and Doctor Sleep (2019). Ferguson also had supporting roles in the comedy film Florence Foster Jenkins (2016), and crime drama The Girl on the Train (2016). Recently, she starred in the science fiction films Dune (2021) and Dune: Part Two (2024). She also worked in the Apple TV+ science fiction series Silo (2023). 

Rebecca Ferguson career


From a strong and tough agent in Mission Impossible to a resilient mother in Dune her roles are Enchanting and Serious. Her transforming abilities between characters and charming roles captivate audiences with her exceptional talent. Let’s take a look at the films she worked in. 

Drowning Ghost2004
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation2015
Despite the Falling Snow
Florence Foster Jenkins
The Girl on the Train
The Snowman
The Greatest Showman
Mission: Impossible – Fallout2018
Doctor Sleep
The Kid Who Would Be King
Men in Black: International
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One2023
Dune: Part Two2024
Rebecca Ferguson films


Rebecca Ferguson also makes remarkable appearances on Television. Some of her work is as follows:

Nya Tider1999-2000
Ocean Ave.2002
The Inspector and the Sea
The White Queen
The Vatican
The Red Tent2014
Rebecca Ferguson television


The Swedish-British actress has a net worth of  USD 6 million approximately. She is now a successful Swedish actress with worldwide recognition and loyal fandom. 

Source of Income

Her main source of income is several successful roles in Swedish, English, and Hollywood cinema and Television. Additionally, she is the top model in magazines and for other cosmetic and clothing brands. Moreover, she endorsed popular Swedish and English brands and made investments as well. 

Rebecca Ferguson source of income


A list of some of the favorite things of Rebecca Ferguson is as follows:

Favorite ColorsRed
Favorite ActorTom Cruise
Hugh Grant
Favorite ActressScarlett Johansson
Meryl Streep
Emily Blunt
Favorite TV ShowBreaking Bad
Favorite Movie12 Angry Men
The Third Man
Monters Inc.
The Usual Suspect
Favorite FoodMeatballs
Favorite MusicClassical
Favorite DanceBallet
Tap dance
Street Funk
Favorite DestinationCountryside of Sweden
Rebecca Ferguson favorite


Rebecca Ferguson won Awards for her remarkable acting skills in both Swedish and English cinema.

Golden Globe Awards2014 (Nominated)
Hamptons International Film Festival2015 (Won)
Buffalo International Film Festival
California Independent Film Festival
Prague Independent Film Festival
2016 (Won)
Fright Meter Awards2019 (Won)
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards2020 (Won)
Göteborg Film Festival
Critics’ Choice Super Awards
2022 (Won)
Rebecca Ferguson awards


  • She performed all her stunts by herself in Mission Impossible and went through rigorous training.
  • Rebecca is often compared to Ingrid Bergman and Dutchess of York Sarah Ferguson.
  • She once was considered for the lead role in Alien: Covenant (2017).
  • Ferguson announced her second pregnancy during The Graham Norton Show in 2018. 
  • Rebecca was named one of Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch in 2015.
Rebecca Ferguson interesting facts

Does Rebecca Ferguson have a husband?

She started dating Rory St. Clair Gainer in 2016 and got married in 2018. Both have a daughter together.

Does Rebecca Ferguson love Tom Cruise?

She had a "Big Crush" on him and starred opposite to Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible.

What is Rebecca Ferguson famous for?

Her stardom begins with her role in the BBC miniseries "The White Queen" and the blockbuster action thriller "Mission Impossible".

Did Rebecca Ferguson have a baby?

She has two children. A son Issac and a daughter Saga.

Who is Lady Jessica in Dune?

Rebecca Ferguson played the role of Lady Jessica in Dune.

As a voracious reader of celeb magazines and working experience in theatre, I developed a versatile writing approach about a glamour world which is sprinkled with red carpets and artificer coffee. I'm Samia, your gaze behind the curtain of superstars, where authenticity shines brighter than glitters.

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