Rebekah Sophie Elmaloglou Baker is an Australian actress, widely recognized for her portrayal as Terese Willis on the long-running soap opera Neighbours. Rebekah married Kane in 2009. She and her husband are parents to a son, Kai and are looking forward to welcoming their second child into the family.
Early life and Education
Rebekah Elmaloglou was born on 23rd January 1974 at Royal Woman's Hospital, in Paddington, New South Wales. She was born to a Greek father, Gregory, a former principal cello in Sydney ABC Symphony Orchestra, and an English mother, Theresa who was a kindergarten teacher.
Rebekah dropped out from school at the young age of fifteen and took training at the Keane Kids studios in Sydney, where she learned dancing, acting, and singing.
She has a brother named Sebastian Elmaloglou. Dame Judi Dench and Jeffery Dench are her cousins.
Rebekah started her career in the year 1984. Since then she has appeared in a variety of roles in several programs and movies such as Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Mack the Knife, Relatives, and Limbo.
One of her most popular roles was in the TV film Princess Kate. From 1990 to 1993, she had a regular role in Home and Away, in which she played the character, Sophie Simpson.
While she was working on Home and Away, she frequently suffered from panic attacks. Later she was diagnosed with OCD and has been open about her health condition.
Later in the year 1993, she went to the UK for a production of Alladin. A year later, in 1994, Rebekah appeared on the stage at the Sydney Opera House in Caravan. She then featured in Pacific Drive in 1996. She joined the cast of Neighbours as Terese Willis in 2013.
Besides movies, she has also done modelling and posed nude in a Gothic themed photo shoot for Black+White, an Australian celebrity nude art magazine.
Rebekah is happily married to her husband Kane Baker. The couple tied the knot in 2009. They have a son named Kai (born on 2008) and are expecting baby number two.
The lovebirds first met in Byron Bay and later moved to Sydney. They were in a live-in relationship before they tied the knot. Also, their first child was born before their marriage.
Rebekah and her husband are also known to be very good cooks and frequently host dinner parties. Her husband Kane beside being a musician is also an ex-chef.
Rebekah Elmaloglou draws a good amount of salary from her acting career as her current estimated net worth is $ 1.4 million.