Phil Collins, 71, has succeeded as a legendary singer, drummer, record producer, and actor. He has been part of the British rock band Genesis and has also blossomed into a solo career that includes the Oscar-winning song “You’ll Be in My Heart” from 1999’s Tarzan. Outside of his career, Phil is a proud and loving father of five children. He welcomed five children from his former marriages to Andrea Bertorelli, 72, Jill Tavelman, 66, and Orianne Cevey, 48. Find out everything you need to know about Phil Collins’ children below.
Phil’s oldest child is daughter Joely Collins, 49. Joely was adopted by Phil in 1975, after marrying his mother, Andrea Bertorelli. The identity of Joely’s biological father is not confirmed. He grew up in Vancouver, Canada, where he studied theater and dramatic arts. He had several child-acting jobs, including on the Canadian teen drama series. Madison. That role earned her Canada’s “Best Leading Actress” honor at age 22. Later, Joely played Christine Wren in the Canadian police drama. Cold Squad from 2000 to 2005. On the big screen, she most notably starred in The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess, which earned her the award for Best Actress in a Canadian Film at the 2004 Vancouver Film Critics Circles Awards Joel also founded his own production company, StoryLab Productions, which produced the 2012 film Becoming Redwood.
Simon Philip Nando Collins
Simon Philip Nando Collins, 45, is the son of Phil and Andrea. He was born on September 14, 1976, in London, England, but moved to Vancouver when he was 8 years old. Simon joined his father on tour with Genesis, which inspired him to follow in Phil’s footsteps and pursue a career in the music industry. He signed with Warner Music and moved to Germany, where he released his debut album. All you’re. It included the singles “Pride”, “Money Maker” and “Shrine Through”. Simon later left Warner Music and started his own record label, Lightyears Music. He released two more albums under his new label: the first was Crunch Time, in 2005, and then U-Catastrophe, in 2008. Simon formed the British progressive rock band Contact Sound in 2009. The group’s original lineup also consisted of Matt Dorsey, Dave Kerzner, and Kelly Nordstrom. They released their debut album Dimensionaut in 2013. Simon eventually left the group in 2018 and turned his attention to his solo career.
Phil’s third child, an only child with his second wife, Jill Tavelman, and his daughter Lily Collins, 32. Lily, who was born on March 18, 1989, in England, is the most famous of Phil’s children. She is a successful actress who started her career at the age of 2 on the BBC show. Growing pains. Her breakthrough performance was in Sandra Bullock’s 2009 movie The Blind Side. Lily went on to star in the movies. Priest, Kidnapping, Mirror Mirror, Trapped in Love, Love Rosie, and Rules Don’t Apply, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination in 2016. The most recent films she has appeared in include Extremely Wicked, Surprisingly evil and vile, Tolkien, and Mank.
To most fans, Lily is best known for her work on the Netflix comedy-drama series. Emily in Paris, which was released in October 2020. Lily plays Emily Cooper, an American marketing executive who moves to Paris for a new job. Lily earned a second Golden Globe nomination for Emily in Paris. The series was also nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 2021 Emmy Awards.
Nicholas Collins, 20, is Phil’s fourth child. He is the son of Swiss translator Orianne Cevey, who was married to Phil from 1999 to 2006. Nicholas has become a drummer and even joined his father on stage at the age of 15 to perform “In the Air Tonight.
Due to health issues, Phil is no longer able to sing or play drums for Genesis on tour. However, Nicholas stepped in and performed in his father’s place for the ongoing band. The last domino? Tour, which is expected to conclude in March 2022. Nicholas also has his own band called Best Strangers.
Matthew Collins, 17, is Phil’s youngest son. He is the second son of Phil’s previous marriage to Orianne. Matthew, who is still in high school and is or was a soccer player, has mostly stayed out of the spotlight. However, the teenager has joined some of his famous relatives for some public events, such as red carpets and NBA games. Only time will tell if Matthew ends up making it in the world, just like his father and older brothers!