Who is Lily Collins?
Lily Collins is a British-American actress who has been in the limelight since she was two, thanks to her musician father Phil Collins. She is best recognized for her roles in films like Mirror Mirror, The Blind Side, To the Bone and Abduction. Collins was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress for her role as Clary Fray in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. She also received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her role as Marla Mabrey in the 2016 film Rules Don’t Apply.
Lily Collins was born on the 18th of March 1989, in Guildford, Surrey, England, UK. She is currently 30 years old.
|Birth Name||Lily Jane Collins|
|Date of Birth||March 18, 1989|
|Place of Birth||Guildford, Surrey, England|
|Profession||Actress, Model, Writer|
|Ethnicity||Canadian Jewish, English, and German|
Family and Education
Lily Collins is the daughter of English musician Phil Collins and his second wife, Jill Tavelman, an American who is the former president of the Beverly Hills Women’s Club. She has four half-siblings. Joely and Simon are her older half-siblings from her father’s first marriage. Her younger half-siblings from her father’s second marriage include Nicholos and Mathew Collins.
Collins graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in LA, California. She enrolled at the University of Southern California, majoring in broadcast journalism.
Lily Collins Love Life
Lily Collins was in a relationship with her Abduction co-star Taylor Lautner for about a year. She then dated Jamie Campbell Bower in 2012 for over a year before parting ways in 2013. She began dating American actor Zac Efron in 2013 and Evans in 2015 before rekindling her relationship with Bower in 2015. Collins ended her relationship with Bower in late 2018.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 5 inches|
Centimeters – 165 cm
Meters – 1.65 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 51 kg|
Pounds – 113 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||7.5 (US) / 38 (EU)|
|Dress Size||4 (US) / 36 (EU)|
Lily Collins made her onscreen debut in 2009, playing a small role of Collins Tuohy in the American semi-biographical sports drama film ‘The Blind Side’.
Her first television appearance was as Phoebe Abrams in the CWâs ‘90210’ in the 2 episodes âZero Toleranceâ and âOne Party Can Ruin Your Whole Summerâ, respectively in 2009.
Playing Karen Murphy in the 2011 psychological action-thriller movie âAbductionâ.
Her appearance in the fantasy film, ‘Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’ in 2013. This film was an adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s The New York Times best-selling novel, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, for which she was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress â Action and an MTV Movie Award.
She earned rave reviews from critics for her role as Marla Mabrey in the romantic comedy-drama ‘Rules Don’t Apply’, which earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Lily Collins Favorite Things
- Food – Sushi
- Beauty Icons â Audrey Hepburn, Meryl Streep, Jill Tavelman, Natalie Portman, Penelope Cruz, Agyness Deyn, Anne Hathaway, Rooney Mara, Keira Knightley
Lily Collins Net Worth
Collins has a net worth of $8 million dollars.
Social Media Profiles
Lily Collins Facts
She started her acting career at the age of two in the BBC series Growing Pains.
Her parents split when she was five and later she moved with her mother to LA.
As a child, she performed at the Youth Academy for Dramatic Arts.
She was interested in journalism form her young age and she studied journalism at the University of Southern California, but destiny had other ideas for her.
During her college years, she wrote for several magazines like British magazine Elle Girl, Seventeen, Teen Vogue, and the Los Angeles Times.
She modeled for Chanel at the 2007 Bal des dÃ©butantes at the HÃ´tel de Crillon in Paris. The gown that she wore during the ramp was featured on season three of the reality television series The Hills.
In 2008, she was selected as the International Model of the Year by Spain’s Glamour magazine and appeared on its cover in August 2009.
She won a 2008 Young Hollywood Award for Newest Red Carpet Correspondent.
Collins was named as one of the “Hottest Daughters of Rock Stars” by Maxim in 2009.
She won a ‘Pandora Breakthrough Artist Award’ at Glamour’s Women of The Year Awards 2012.
She was originally cast for the movie Evil Dead in 2013 but dropped out due to a scheduling issue. The role later went onto Jane Levy.
In 2013, McAfee named her as the âMost Dangerous Celebrity to Search For Onlineâ because the search results led to risky websites (containing malware, adware, spyware or other viruses).
Collins is an outspoken anti-bullying advocate and is serving as a Celebrity Ambassador to the anti-bullying organization Bystander Revolution.
Collins published her first book, Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me, in 2017.
In 2017, she won the Golden Globe Awards in the category “Best Actress in a Motion Picture â Comedy or Musical” for her role in the movie Rules Don’t Apply.