Phil Collins
Phil Collins
Celebrated Name: Phil Collins
Real Name/Full Name: Philip David Charles Collins
Gender: Male
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 30 January 1951
Birth Place: Chiswick, London, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 65 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Orianne Cevey (m. 1999–2008), Jill Tavelman (m. 1984–1996), Andrea Bertorelli (m. 1975–1980)
Children: Yes (Lily Collins, Simon Collins, Joely Collins, Mathew Thomas Clemence, Nicholas Collins)
Yes (Orianne Cevey (2016–)
Profession: Drummer, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor
Net Worth in 2024: $300 million
Last Updated: June 2024

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

Maybe you know about Phil Collins very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Phil Collins’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

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 from 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.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 30 January 1951, Phil Collins is 73 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.68 m tall, and his weight is 65 kg.


He gets the first record deal of his career with popular guitarists Gordon Smith, Brian Chatton, and Ronnie Caryl. Together, they recorded album Ark 2 that 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 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.

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.

Personal Life

Phil Collins has been married thrice in his life, but unfortunately, he was divorced all the time. He married his first wife in Andrea Bertorelli in 1975, but this marriage only last 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 a relationship with Dana Tyler, who is a popular news anchor.

Net Worth & Salary of Phil Collins in 2024

Phil Collins Net Worth 2019As of June 2024, the Phil Collins net worth was $300 million. The major source of his income is music career and the royalty that he got from the sales of his music album. In 2012, he was ranked in the second position in the list of world’s wealthiest drummers.

Phil Collins is one of the most talented drummers in the world whose contribution to the music industry can’t be forgotten. We wish him success in the upcoming projects.


  1. Hello,
    My name is Phil and I’d like to know if Phil Collins plans to play/write Jazz-Rock records?

    Thanks to read your email.


  2. Thanks for all the wonderful music over the past years. I wish you well in all your endeavors. Your music was an inspiration for many over the years.

  3. Hi Phil,
    Ou are were and always will be my inspiration. Your music drove me to my success, my love and most of the intetesting things that have happened in my life. You rock.

  4. It freaks me out that he is 71. I am 81 and still have decent health. It is sad that his talent will not be long on this planet. However, I sure have enjoyed his talent. I think his parting words on his deathbed would be “Pull my finger.”

  5. I listen to Phil Collins all the time. Yes the most talented drummer, but also one of, if not my favorite male voices. Love how he engages with the audience and his personality is contagious. So sorry for his health issues. Someone that truly speaks to my heart and I adore is music. Maybe the best way to put it, is he seems to be genuinely honest, not arrogant, and I love that about him, given his success. Blessings always.


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