Phil Collins is an English musician, singer, songwriter, actor, and writer who has gained worldwide fame. He is a hard worker and has the skill that is why it was easy for him to get all the name and fame. Phil has sold over 100 million albums worldwide as a solo artist and is a member of the band Genesis.
Phil along with Micheal Jackson and Paul McCartney are few artists that have sold over 100 million albums worldwide. You will not be surprised to know that he has got seven Grammy awards, two Golden Globe awards, and an Oscar for this work. If you want to know more about this legendary musician keep reading the details below:
Phil David was born on 30th January 1951 in England. He is five feet and six inches only which may be a short height for the musicians or other people in the industry. Even with the short height, he could achieve with many others couldn’t as he had the talent and hard work. The names of his parents are Greville Philip Austin Collins and Winifred June Collins. He started taking interest in music when he was only five years old. Phil got a music drum set during his childhood and started practicing music using it. He loves the Beatles and gets inspiration from many such musicians.
The net worth of Phil Collins is around $300 million and he has earned this money from many professions. He has sold over 100 million albums worldwide which helped him get a lot of money. He has been touring with the group and as a solo artist and he earned around $50 million. Even though he is a British artist the never-ending fame he got has impressed everyone.
Phil is one of the biggest music artists in the world and he started his music career in 1970. He started working as a drummer of the group Genesis. They had released two albums already especially since the time he entered the music group. The group released many other albums and he started becoming a drummer for them. Here are some of the albums and songs that he has released so far with and without the group.
- A Trick of the Tail (1976)
- Then There Were Three (1978)
- Duke (1980)
- Abacab (1981)
- Genesis (1983)
- Invisible Touch (1986)
- We Can’t Dance (1991)
Phil Collins got married three times and even got a divorce three times too. He got married to Andrea Bertorelli first and they got divorced after some time. They met through the drama class in London. It was more like a childhood love story and began their relationship when they grew up. They are blessed with a son together and even after their divorce, they kept meeting each other.
The name of his second wife is Jill Tavelman during the settlement of divorce he had to give half assets to his wife. From the second marriage, he has two more sons. He got into a relationship with the news anchor Dana Tyler and they split up after few years. Phil later moved to Miami where his two sons are residing and moved in with them.