Olivia Wilde is named after a famous author, Oscar Wilde. According to her, it was a tribute to the author.
Olivia Wilde eloped with Italian prince and filmmaker Tao Ruspoli when she was just 19 years old.
Olivia Wilde shot one of the scenes from horror film The Lazarus Effect while eight months pregnant.
The daughter of prominent international journalists Andrew and Leslie Cockburn, Wilde enjoyed a childhood full of celebrities.
In the 2013 romantic comedy Drinking Buddies, Olivia Wilde drank real beer. Since the movie was filmed in a brewery, real beer was actually cheaper than water.
Those are the last words her much-loved uncle, Alexander Cockburn, wrote to her, and it reminds her to love everyone.
Bestselling author and renowned intellectual Christopher Hitchens used to babysit little Olivia.
Olivia Wilde’s interest in classic cars is just one more thing guys love about her. She reportedly owns a 1958 Chevy Biscayne and a 1959 Thunderbird convertible, and once owned a 1966 Lincoln Continental.
Olivia Wilde’s journalist grandfather Claude Cockburn wrote the novel Beat the Devil under the pseudonym James Helvick.
Olivia Wilde has been vegetarian, vegan, and is currently a pescatarian—basically a vegetarian who eats fish or seafood.