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Phil Collins bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki

Phil Collins

Phil Collins bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki.

Phil Collins is a well-known British drummer, singer, and songwriter known for songs such as Against All Odds, Two Hears, Another Day in Paradise, and In the Air Tonight. Collins was also the lead singer and drummer for the popular rock band Genesis.

Phil Collins: Profile summary

Full Name/Birth NamePhilip David Charles Collins
Stage NamePhil Collins
Male/FemaleMale
Main ProfessionDrummer, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor
CitizenshipBritish
BirthplaceChiswick, London, United Kingdom
Date of Birth30-Jan-51
Age as in 202271 years old
Heights1.68 m
Heights in Feet5 feet and 6 inches
Height(s) cm168 cm
Weight65 kg
Weight in Pound143 pounds
Dating HistoryYes (Orianne Cevey (2016)
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseOrianne Cevey(m. 19992008),Jill Tavelman(m. 19841996),Andrea Bertorelli(m. 19751980)
ChildrenYes (Lily Collins, Simon Collins, Joely Collins, Mathew Thomas Clemence, Nicholas Collins)
Net Worths$300 million

Phil Collins: Biography & Early Life

He was born on 30 January 1951 as the son of the insurance agent Greville Philip Austin Collins and theatre agent Winifred June Strange in West London, United Kingdom. Phil starts to play with drums at a very young age of five when his uncle gifted him with a toy drum kit. Once his interest increased, his parents give him more advanced instruments.

Collins completed his schooling at Eponymous Stage School and Barbara Speake Stage School. Phil learned drum rudiments under the guidance of Lloyd Ryan and Frank King during his teenage days. He also attended the Chiswick County School for Boys, where he worked for many brands, such as Freehold and Real Thing.

Phil Collins: Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 30 January 1951, Phil Collins is 69 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. His height is 1.68 m tall, and his weight is 65 kg.

Phil Collins: Career

He gets the first record deal of his career with popular guitarists Gordon Smith, Brian Chatton, and Ronnie Caryl. Together, they recorded the album Ark 2 which was launched in October 1969. It was named “Pop Album of the Month” by Melody Maker. The group disbanded in 1970.

The big breakthrough came in his career when he became the main drummer of the rock band Genesis in August 1970. Phil’s first album Nursery Cryme with the band released in 1971. The group together launched many albums, such as Selling England by the Pound, And Then There Were Three, We Can’t Dance, and many more.

Collins has a very successful single career with many popular songs, such as Thru These Walls, I Don’t Care Anymore, I Cannot Believe It’s True, Against All Odds, and I Missed Again.

Phil Collins: Awards & Achievements

There is a long list of awards won by Phil Collins for his work in the music industry. As a solo artist, he has won many Grammy Awards, American Music Awards, Brit Awards, Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and MTV Video Music Awards.

In addition to that, he was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999 and the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2003. Collins also received honorary degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University, McMurry University, and Berklee College of Music.

Phil Collins: Personal Life

Phil Collins has been married thrice in his life, but unfortunately, he was divorced all the time. He married his first wife Andrea Bertorelli in 1975, but this marriage only lasted five years, and they divorced in 1980. Together, this couple has a son Simon Collins, who is the vocalist for the popular band Sound of Contact.

Collins married again in 1984 to Jill Tavelman, and together, they have a daughter named Lily Collins. They separated from each other in 1996. Three years later, he married Orianne Cevey in 1999 and have two sons together named Nicholas and Matthew. However, they took a divorce with each other in 2008. Presently, he is in a relationship with Dana Tyler, who is a popular news anchor.

Phil Collins: Net worth

Phil Collins has a net worth of a whopping $320 million.

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