1. Olivia Munn was born Lisa Olivia Munn on July 3, 1980 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Kim Schmid and Winston Munn.
2. Her favorite superhero is Rogue from the X-Men comics.
3. Munn ranked No. 2 on Maxim’s Hot 100 Women list in both 2011 and 2012.
4. In February 2007, she was Playboy magazine’s “Babe of the Month,” though it was a non-nude pictorial.
5. Although her mother is of Chinese descent, she was born and raised in Vietnam. Schmid fled to Oklahoma after the Vietnam War came to a close in 1975.
6. It wasn’t long before the actress landed parts on both TV and the big screen. Her biggest roles to date are Sloan Sabbith in “The Newsroom” and opposite Channing Tatum in “Magic Mike”.
7. One of her first jobs out of college was working as a sideline reporter for college football and women’s basketball, though Munn admits she felt uncomfortable with the job because she “was trying to be something [she] wasn’t.”
8. She once dislocated her shoulder when her indoor swing — in her Prague apartment — disconnected from the ceiling and crashed to the floor.
9. Munn was predominately raised in Tokyo, Japan, where her stepfather was stationed as a member of the United States Air Force. She’s said the coolest thing about Japan is the people.
10. While in Japan, she also modeled and appeared in local theater productions.
11. The actress also professionally went by her birth name, Lisa Munn, until 2006.
12. In 2010, Munn released her book “Suck it, Wonder Woman: The Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek.”
13. She can speak fluent Japanese.
14. Her favorite movie of all-time is “A Woman Under the Influence” (1974) from writer/director John Cassavetes.
15. That year, Munn landed a job on the G4 network, where she co-hosted “Attack of the Show!” — as Olivia Munn — with Kevin Pereira. The work for G4 showcased Munn’s humor and down-to-earth attitude, and earned her instant attention.
16. After her mother divorced her stepfather, Munn moved back to America and attended the University of Oklahoma, where she majored in journalism and minored in dramatic arts.
17. Soon after, she moved out to Los Angeles to pursue acting and quickly landed a part in the Zebrahead music video “Hello Tomorrow” (2004). She played the love interest of lead singer Justin Mauriello.
18. Throughout her career, she’s modeled for Nike, Pepsi, and Neutrogena.
19. Munn is in a high-profile relationship with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
20. Prior to her role in “Deliver Us from Evil,” the actress did not believe in the supernatural, however, she’s now “a full believer” after watching actual NYPD footage of real-life exorcisms.
21. Her favorite board game is Taboo.
22. Her favorite non-living musician is Tupac.
23. She is an actress, model, television personality and author.
24. Her favorite living musician is Brad Paisley.
25. Her favorite dessert is pie.
26. Her favorite food is Thai.
27. Her favorite spirit animal is a bear.
28. Olivia Munn began her career being credited as Lisa Munn. But since 2006, she has been using the name Olivia Munn personally and professionally.
29. In 2006, Munn starred as Mily Acuna in the series Beyond the Break.
30. Her favorite video game is Halo.
31. Although the family relocated many times, Munn was predominantly raised in Tokyo, Japan, where the military stationed her stepfather.
32. Olivia Munn has also had supporting roles in various films and television series since 2004. In 2015, she co-starred in the film Mortdecai, opposite Johnny Depp.
33. She has a Narnia closet. Munn is designing a Narnia closet in her house.
34. Olivia Munn co-hosted Attack of the Show! from 2006 to 2010.
35. When Olivia Munn was age two, her mother married her second husband, a member of the United States Air Force.
36. Olivia Munn’s father Winston Munn, is American, of English, Irish, and German ancestry.
37. Olivia Munn was a correspondent on The Daily Show from 2010 to 2011.
38. Her first role in Hollywood was in a music video for the band Zebrahead. She appeared in the Zebrahead music video “Hello Tomorrow” in 2004. She portrayed the love interest of lead singer Justin Mauriello.
39. Munn has a wide taste in music. Her favorite living artist is Brad Paisley. Her favorite artist who has passed away is Tupac. From country to rap, you have to admit it’s pretty impressive that she enjoys music across the spectrum of all genres.
40. Olivia Munn was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to her mother, Kim Schmid and father Winston Munn.
41. Olivia has her motorcycle license.
42. Olivia works out to release her anxiety. Olivia suffers from OCD and trichotillomania (a disorder that causes you to pull out your hair strands), and therefore works out to keep herself in check.
43. She has posed nude for PETA twice. Munn posed for PETA’s “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” campaign in April 2010 and again in January 2012.
44. Munn loves to surf. She surfs on a 7-foot-4-inch board.
45. She’s a fan of Yoda. Munn owns one of the 120 life-size Yodas that were actually used in the Star Wars films. She admits that if there were a fire, it would be the first thing she would save from her house.
46. Olivia Munn appeared on the Fall 2006 cover of Foam magazine in September, in Men’s Edge magazine in August, and was featured in a pictorial in Complex in November 2006, where she later became a columnist.
47. Olivia Munn wrote a book. Munn’s book Suck It, Wonder Woman: The Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek (ISBN 0-312-59105-5) was released on July 6, 2010. One critic said it offers glimpses into Munn’s life but does not go into depth.
48. Olivia Munn resides in both Los Angeles and New York City.
49. In 2004, Munn interned at Fox Sports Net and worked as a sideline reporter for college football and women’s basketball. She has gone on to say that she disliked the experience, explaining “I Zas trying to be something I wasn’t, and that made me really uncomfortable on live TV.”
50. Her mother and stepfather divorced and she moved back to Oklahoma, where she attended Putnam City North High School for her junior and senior years and where she was a contemporary with Hinder bassist Mike Rodden, future Oklahoma state senator David Holt and author Aaron Goldfarb.