Phoebe Tonkin

Phoebe Tonkin

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Updated On January 19, 2021
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia

Phoebe Tonkin is an Australian actress and model. Phoebe Tonkin is popular in the role of Cleo Sertori in the Australian series ‘H2O: Just Add Water’.

Early Life and Childhood

Phoebe Tonkin was born on 12th July 1989 and is currently 31 years old. Her full name is Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin and her zodiac sign is Cancer. Likewise, Phoebe was born in Sydney, Australia and her nationality is Australian. Similarly, her ethnic background is White and follows Christianity. Likewise, Phoebe is the daughter of Nicholas Tonkin and Jannyfer Tonkin. Likewise, she also has a sister and her name is Abby Tonkin.

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Caption: Childhood pictures of Pheobe with her sister. Source: Instagram

Ever since childhood, Phoebe was into acting. Moreover, she started learning dance from the age of 4. Likewise, she learned traditional expressive dance, contemporary move, hip bounce, and tap move. Similarly, she completed her acting course from the Australian Theatre for Young People, Wharf Theatre at the age of 12 years old.

Likewise, Pheobe also participated in various plays during school days like ‘Antigone’ and ‘The Venetian Twins’. Furthermore, regarding her educational background, Phoebe graduated from Queenwood School for Girls. During her senior class, she appeared on the Shakespeare festival and gained the first place for acting in the popular play ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

Professional life

Likewise, Phoebe started her career professionally at the age of 15 in the series ‘H2O: Just Add Water’. In this series, she was the youngest candidate for the role. Moreover, she managed to receive the role of her amazing acting skill. However, at first, Phoebe had faced problems due to the requirement for the role. As she could not swim and the role wanted her to be a good swimmer so she practiced in a short time. This series was broadcasted from the year 2006 till 2008 and she played the role of Cleo in all three seasons.

Likewise, after her impressive acting in this series, she received an opportunity for various commercials and modeling shoots. Phoebe appeared on various television series like ‘Packed to the Rafters’ and ‘Home and Away’. Likewise, in September 2010, she made her debut from the film ‘Tomorrow When the War Began’. This movie is the Australian action-adventure war movie directed by Stuart Beattie. In this series, Phoebe played the role of a rich and uptight Fiona Maxwell.

Further to pursue her career in an international acting Phoebe moved to Los Angeles in January 2011. Likewise, after two months of shifting in LA, she received the role in the supernatural drama series ‘The Secret Circle’. This is an American supernatural teen fantasy drama television series that follows a group of young witches who are a part of a secret coven.

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Caption: Pheobe on her series Bloom Source: Instagram


Likewise, in August 2012, Phoebe joined the cast of the CW television series ‘The Vampire Diaries’. She played the recurring role of ‘Hayley’ who is a friend of Tyler. Moreover, she played along with her co-star from ‘H2O: Just Add Water, Claire Holt who plays the role of Rebekah Mikaelson on the series. Likewise, she played on the series ‘The Originals’ which is the spin-off series of ‘The Vampire Diaries’. This series revolves around the ‘Original Vampire’.

Further, on 15th May 2017, Phoebe played on the Australian thriller drama series ‘Safe Harbour’ and “The Affair” as Delphine. She played the role, Olivia, in the series. Likewise, her latest work is in an Australian web television series ‘Bloom’. In this series, she played the role of Stan who is the younger version of the character Gwen Reid.

She has played o the web series 2019 Bloom as a role of  Young Gwen Reid. In 2020, she appeared in the television series  Westworld as  Penny in the Episodes: “Parce Domine” and “Mother of Exiles”.


Besides acting, Phoebe also did modeling in various magazines like, ‘Girlfriend’, ‘Teen Vogue’, ‘Elle Australia’, ‘Complex’, ‘Miss Vogue’, ‘Vogue Australia’, ‘Dolly’, and ‘Free People’. Likewise, she also appeared in the music video ‘Don’t Let Go’ by Miles Fisher. Similarly, she appeared in the ad campaign ‘Journey To The Wild Side’ by Smythson. Similarly, Pheobe is a Chanel brand ambassador. She has taken part in several photoshoots of the brand’s clothing lines. Moreover, she has also appeared in various commercials like ‘Chic Management’ and ‘Vauxhall Motors’.

Achievements and Net worth

Likewise, throughout her career in acting, Pheobe has played in several movies and series. Similarly, she was nominated for AFI Awards in ‘Best Lead Actress in Television Drama’ for her work in the series ‘H2O: Just Add Water’. Likewise, she became the top 5 Actress of the ‘Maxim Hot 100’ in the year 2015.

Regarding her net worth, Pheobe has a primary source of income through her career in acting and modeling. Likewise, she has a net worth of approximately $3 million. With her earnings, she lives a lavish life.

Personal life

Regarding her relationship status, Pheobe is straight and currently single. She is more focusing on her career right now. Moroever, she is a very happy living a single  life. In the past, she has been involved in several relationships. Her last relationship was with Paul Wesley whom she met during working in ‘The Vampire Diaries’. They were often spotted together holding hands by their fans.

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Caption: Phoebe Tonkin with her ex partner posing for a photo (Source: Refinery29)

Moreover, she dated for five years from 2013-2017 and ended it due to quarrel as per rumors. However, there is no proper statement shared by the couple for their separation.

Body Measurement and Social Media

The beautiful 30-year-old actress stands 5 feet 8 inches (68 inches) tall and weighs around 56 kg (124 lbs). Likewise, she has a slender body type having vital stats of 34-24-34 inches. Similarly, looking at her physical appearance, she has dark brown hair color and hazel brown eyes color.

Reflecting upon her social media presence, Phoebe is active on various social media like Instagram and Twitter. Her Instagram handle is @phoebejtonkin and has over 6.1 million followers in it. Similarly, her Twitter handle is @1PhoebeJTonkin. She joined it in May 2011 and has over 1.1 million followers in it.