Wilde has said that as a result of her parents' occupations, she has a "strong journalistic streak" and is "really critical and analytical." Wilde's uncles, Alexander and Patrick Cockburn, also worked as journalists; her aunt, Sarah Caudwell, was a writer; her half-cousin, Stephanie Flanders, is a journalist; and her paternal grandfather, Claud Cockburn, was a novelist and journalist. Her mother once recounted a story of a four-year-old Wilde eavesdropping one night on a conversation between diplomat Richard Holbrooke and rock singer of the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, until Jagger noticed her and shooed her to bed.
She also had writer Christopher Hitchens as a babysitter. She attended private school at Georgetown Day School in Washington, D.
Her first appearance was in the episode, "The Right Stuff." Wilde appeared in the comedy film Year One (2009) as Princess Inanna, alongside Jack Black and Michael Cera.
She spent her summers in Ardmore, County Waterford, a small seaside resort and fishing village in Ireland.She had a supporting role as a blind date in the Spike Jonze drama/romance/sci-fi film Her (2012).She starred in and executive produced Drinking Buddies (2013), which co-starred Jake Johnson and Anna Kendrick.NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) asked the couple at the awards show if they are actually married and Wilde addressed the rumors and said, “No, not technically, not if you checked the law books.” Sudeikis chimed in for a chuckle, “Or our moms.”last month.Baby news has been booming through the media for the past few weeks, but this baby-on-board is no rumor — Olivia Wilde is pregnant with her second child with fiancé Jason Sudeikis.The actress announced the news on her Instagram this Monday with an adorable photo of herself in a bikini and her son two-year-old son Otis holding their bellies, along with the sweet caption, “Matching baby bumps.” The proud parents have been an item for five years now and have been obviously in love ever since. He seemed to really see me, see through the bullshit.But it turns out Sudeikis was shy to get her digits.“I met Jason, and I thought he was so charming,” Wild said in an He’s a great dancer and I’m a sucker for great dancers. Over the next six months we kept running into each other. I was overwhelmed.”Two years later, the couple got hitched, announcing their engagement in January 2013, shortly after the holidays.Her father, Andrew Cockburn, is also a journalist who was born in London to an upper-class British family and was raised in Ireland.Wilde has an older sister, Chloe Cockburn, a civil rights attorney in New York City, and a younger brother, Charlie.