Rebecca Ferguson Height, Age, Bio, Family, Spouse, Movies, Net Worth

Rebecca Ferguson
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Rebecca Ferguson is a Swedish actress who came to international fame with her breakout role as Elizabeth Woodville in the BBC miniseries The White Queen (2013), which not only earned her critical acclaim but also received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress.

The actress is also known for playing MI6 agent Ilsa Faust in three of the Mission: Impossible films: Rogue Nation (2015), Fallout (2018), and Dead Reckoning Part One (2023). Her other acting credits include The Greatest Showman (2017), Life (2017), Doctor Sleep (2019), Dune (2021), Silo (2023), and Dune: Part Two (2024). So, who is Rebecca Ferguson? Here’s everything we know about the actress.

Rebecca Ferguson Biography

Ferguson was born on 19 October 1983 in Stockholm, Sweden. As of 2024, she is 40 years old.

Birth NameRebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström
Date of BirthOctober 19, 1983
Place of BirthStockholm, Sweden
Age40 years old
Zodiac SignLibra
EthnicitySwedish, English, Scottish and Northern Irish
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandRory St. Clair Gainer

Family and Early Life

Rebecca Ferguson was born as Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström to parents Olov Sundström and Rosemary Ferguson. Her father is Swedish and her mother is of English Scottish and Northern Irish descent. Her mother relocated to Sweden from England where she worked as an English teacher.

She attended an English-speaking school in Sweden, which laid the foundation for her linguistic abilities. Her passion for the arts ultimately led to Adolf Fredrik’s Music School in Stockholm, from where she graduated in 1999.

Rebecca Ferguson Husband and Children

Rebecca is married to businessman Rory St. Clair Gainer and they have a daughter, born in May 2018. They got married in 2018 and they bought a lavish mansion in Richmond, southwest London.

She also has a son with her then-boyfriend Ludwig Hallberg.

Body Statistics

Height5 feet 5 inches or 165 cm
Body BuildSlim
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorHazel

Career Highlights

Rebecca began her acting career in 1999 when she took on the role of Anna Gripenhielm in the Swedish soap Nya Tider. This is her first major role in a television series, however, it was the BBC miniseries The White Queen that propelled her to international recognition. She played Elizabeth Woodville, a commoner who became Queen consort of England through her marriage to King Edward IV, for which she earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress.

Ferguson’s performance in The White Queens displayed her acting prowess which helped her score major acting roles. In 2014, she took on the role of Ergenia in the action-adventure fantasy film Hercules, starring Dwayne Johnson, and landed a lead role, as MI6 agent Ilsa Faust in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) opposite Tom Cruise. It is the fifth installment in the Miss Impossible film series and went on to reprise her role in Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) and Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One (2023).

In 2019, she starred alongside Ewan McGregor and Cliff Curtis in Doctor Sleep and played opposite Emily Blunt in the movie The Girl on the Train. She portrayed Riza Stavros in the 2019 science-fiction comedy film Men in Black: International, and co-starred alongside Timothée Chalamet, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Dave Bautista, and Zendaya in the 2021 epic science-fiction film Dune. She also reprised her role along with most of the original characters in its sequel Dune: Part Two, which was released in March 2024.

Most recently, she was seen in the science fiction series Silo, in which she starred and executive produced. The series premiered on Apple TV+ in May 2023.

Rebecca Ferguson Net Worth

Throughout her acting career, Ferguson has acted in several high-profile productions and that has contributed significantly to her net worth. As of 2024, Rebecca Ferguson’s net worth is estimated to be around $6 million.


She is fluent in both English and Swedish.

She is a dancer and is trained in ballet, tap dancing, jazz, street funk, and tango.

In 2015, she was included in Variety’s “10 Actors to Watch”


Who is Rebecca Ferguson? and why is she famous?

Ferguson is a Swedish actress best known for her starring roles in The White Queen (2013), Impossible films: Rogue Nation (2015), Fallout (2018), and Dead Reckoning Part One (2023).

How old is Rebecca Ferguson?

She is 40 years old as of 2024.

What is the height of Swedish actress Rebecca Ferguson?

Rebecca stands at 5 feet 5 inches tall.

Who is actress Rebecca Ferguson’s husband?

She is the wife of businessman Rory St. Clair Gainer.

What is Rebecca Ferguson’s net worth?

Rebecca Ferguson has a net worth of $6 million.