|Real Name/Full Name:
|Bijou Lilly Phillips
|43 years old
|1st April 1980
|Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Fianna Francis Masterson)
|Is Bijou Phillips Lesbian?
|Actress, socialite, singer, model
|Net Worth in 2024:
Bijou Phillips is best known for her career in music and acting. Before that, modeling was her first career before releasing her debut album I’d Rather Eat Glass in 1999. 1999 is the same year she made her debut in film acting when she acted in American film Black and White. Since then she as appeared in numerous films among them Almost Famous in 2000 and Hostel: Part II in 2007. Besides acting in films, she has also appeared in television dramas like Crime Scene Investigation in 2006, Hawaii Five-0 in 2010, and Raising Hope drama series from 2010-2013.
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Early Life & Biography
Bijou Lilly Phillips was born on 1st April 1980, in Greenwich, Connecticut. Her parents named her after My Petite Bijou song. The word bijou is a French word that means Jewel. Her father was the famous American singer John Phillips while her mother Genevieve Waite was a South African actress, model, and artist. She is the last born of her father’s children from his three marriages. Bijou has a brother and three half-siblings.
In 1985, Bijou was placed under foster care in Boston Landing in New York, where she lived on and off. This was after her parents were both found unfit to raise her after their divorce. She used to visit her parents when in foster care after both moved in Boston Landing and acquired houses there.
When she was in her third grade, her dad won custody, and she moved in with him. Her half-sister later confided in her how she had an incestuous relationship with her dad. This information, according to Bijou, affected her life as a teenager and her relationship with her dad. At the age of 14, Bijou had quit school and rented her own apartment. She became rebellious, and she thought it was party life and drugs.
Bijou met Danny Masterson, who is a Scientologist just like her in a poker tournament in 2004, and the two started dating. In March 2009, they announced their engagement, and after two years of engagement, the two tied the knot on 18th October 2011 in a castle in Ireland. The couple welcomed their firstborn daughter Fianna Masterson on 14th February 2014, which was a perfect way to celebrate their valentine’s day.
On 17th February 2017, her husband revealed Bijou has been suffering for five years through a kidney disease. He revealed his wife was born with small kidneys, a condition that made her change her lifestyle by reducing stress, eat a vegan diet, and clean her kidneys through dialysis. Later, she suffered a blood infection and need a kidney transplant, which she did on 7th April 2017.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 1st April 1980, Bijou Phillips is 43 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024. Her height is 1.68m tall, and her weight is 60 kg.
Bijou began her modeling career when she was 13 years when she was on an interview magazine cover and later Vogue Italia cover. Bijou became Calvin Klein’s image model in several of their campaigns, where adolescents showed white underwear. The campaigns got backlash from the public and were condemned for being paedophilic. Bijou never fancied modeling career, and at seventeen, she got away out through music. She released her debut album I’d Rather Eat Glass on 11th May 1999. This is the only full-length music album she has ever released.
In 1999, she made her film debut when she played a minor role in Sugar Town drama. This was just a taste of big things to come as she received a major role in Black and White drama. Since then, she has appeared in numerous films with 2000-2005 being her breakthrough season in the film industry. Her last appearance was in Raising Hope drama, where she decided to take a sabbatical and focus on her health and family.
Awards & Achievements
Bijou hasn’t received an award in her career as an actress and as a musician. Her music career didn’t really take off as she only has a single album since 1999. Acting is where she has prevailed, and her career only took a hit when she took a sabbatical for health reasons.
Net Worth & Salary of Bijou Phillips in 2024
At the age of thirteen is when Bijou started earning as a model. Big companies like Calvin Klein came calling paying her well to model and advertise their underwear. Her music career didn’t take off, and most of her earnings have come from her acting career. In total, she has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of February 2024.
Bijou Phillips has been one of her father’s defenders from her half-sister’s allegations of incest. She believes her dad was many things but not what her half-sister was accusing him of. Her husband has also been accused of rape and stalking since 2017. Though her husband has never responded to these allegations, she has defended him and even went to mock his accuser, Carne Bixler.