Phil Collins

Phil Collins

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London, England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
Birthplace
London, England

Phil Collins happens to be a famous British drummer, singer, record producer, and media personality. Phil Collins has gained fame as the drummer and lead singer of the rock band Genesis. Moreover, the drummer has also garnered a hefty deal of fan following on his social media.

Early Life

Phil Collins was born in the year 1951 and celebrates his birthday on the 30th of January every year. As of now, the celebrity drummer is 71 years old. He was born in London, England. In addition, the celebrity drummer belongs to British nationality and was born under the star sign Aquarius.

Moving on towards the family background of the celebrity drummer, he was born to Greville Collins and June Collins. Talking of siblings, we have no information regarding his siblings. However, our team is working on finding out new details regarding his family members. As a child, he had a keen interest in watching movies and plays. He had received a drum kid on his birthday and he picked a keen interest in it as well.

Education

Reflecting upon the educational background of the celebrity drummer, he first went on to attend Chiswick County School for boys. While he was in school, he had started his own band named “The Real Thing”.

Career and Professional Life

Phil Collins happens to be a British musician, drummer, and producer. Likewise, he began acting as a child, and thanks to his mother’s connections with talent agencies, he was able to land his first roles in theater performances. He had minor roles in films such as ‘Calamity the Cow’ and ‘A Hard Day’s Night.’ Collins became the band’s new drummer when the rock band ‘Genesis’ put an advertisement for a drummer in the mid-70s. When the band’s lead singer left in the mid-’70s, and the band couldn’t find a suitable replacement, Collins stepped in for a period. The band went on hiatus in 1978. Meanwhile, he attempted but failed to keep his personal life under check.

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Caption: Phil pictured during an event(source: Instagram)

In 1981, he published his debut solo album, ‘Face Value,’ which included a distinct kind of music. Collins’ second solo album, ‘Hello, I Must Be Going!,’ was published in 1982, and it was another international hit. Collins released ‘No Jacket Required,’ his most popular album to date, in 1985. He left the band ‘Genesis’ in the mid-90s to focus on his solo projects, responding to increased demand for more solo works. Collins was inducted into the ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’ in March 2010, and he announced his temporary retirement in 2011. Later, he launched his ‘Not Dead Yet Tour’ in October 2016.

Further, in addition to his musical career, Phil has appeared in a variety of films, including ‘Hook,’ ‘Frauds,’ and ‘Balto,’ as well as television series such as ‘The Two Ronnies’ and ‘Miami Vice.’

Net worth

As a producer, musician, and actor, Phil has certainly earned a hefty deal of wealth throughout his career. In addition, according to a source, he has a net worth of $300 million. Moreover, he also earns via his career as a social media influencer as well.

Relationship status

Phil Collins has been married three times throughout his life. Andrea Bertorelli was the first woman he married. In 1975, the couple married. The marriage, however, barely lasted five years, ending in 1980. In 1984, he married Jill Tavelman, with whom he had a 12-year relationship. Orianne Cevey was Phil’s third wife. In 1999, they married and divorced in 2008. The 25 million pound divorce settlement was the largest in British history. Collins and Cevey reconciled in 2016 and have been living together since then.

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Caption: Phil with his ex-wife(source: Instagram)

Body measurements and Social media

Talking of his body measurements, the celebrity drummer has an average height and weight. As for his height, he stands tall at 5 feet 6 inches and weighs over 65 kg. In addition, he has a pair of blue eyes and a bald head.

The musician is active on social media and has a decent fan following. As of now, he has over 616k followers on his Instagram and over 189k followers on his Twitter account.