Lily Collins is a British-American actress who has been in the limelight since she has two, thanks to her musician father Phil Collins. She is best recognised for her roles in films like Mirror Mirror, The Blind Side, To the Bone and Abduction. She 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 Jane Collins
Actress, Model, Author
British and American
Birthday / Date of Birth
Lily Collins was born on March 18, 1989 in Guildford, Surrey, England, UK.
She’s currently 29 years old.
She is of Canadian Jewish, English, and German descent.
Collins graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in LA, California. She enrolled at the University of Southern California, majoring in broadcast journalism.
- Father – Phil Collins (English Musician)
- Mother – Jill Tavelman (American) (President of Beverly Hills Women’s Club)
- Siblings – Joely Collins (Older Half Sister) (Actress), Simon Collins (Older Half Brother) (Musician), Nicholas Collins (Younger Half Brother), Matthew Collins (Younger Half Brother)
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 yer 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.
- In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 165 cm
- In meters – 1.65 m
- In Kilograms – 51 kg
- In Pounds – 112 lbs
- Measurements – 34-24-33
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 33 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 6 (US).
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 CW’s ‘90210’ in the 2 episodes “Zero Tolerance” and “One Party Can Ruin Your Whole Summer”, respectively in 2009.
Playing Karen Murphy in the 2011 psychological action-thriller movie ‘Abduction’.
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 – 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 Favorites
- Favorite Food – Sushi
- Beauty Icons – 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.
In 2007, she modeled for Chanel at the 2007 Bal des débutantes at the Hôtel 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 “Most Dangerous Celebrity to Search For Online” 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 anti-bullying organization Bystander Revolution