|Real Name/Full Name
|Bijou Lilly Phillips
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.A
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|1 April 1980
|43 years old
|In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
|In Kilograms – 60 Kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
|Father –John Philips
Mother –Genevieve Waite
|Fianna Francis Masterson
|Singer, Actress, Model, Socialite
Bijou Phillips is a highly celebrated actress in America who is popularly known for her outstanding role in the series ‘Raising Hope’ from 2010 to 2013. Besides, she has modelling and music talent, but she chose not to concentrate on them. The celebrity stopped developing her career due to her health conditions and need to raise her family. However, she quit her job as a millionaire. Bijou is happily married and has one daughter.
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Biography and Early Life
Bijou Phillips was born on 1st April 1980 in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America. Her father, John, was a popular American singer who loved the song ‘My Petite Bijou’ and naming his daughter Bijou. The mother of the celebrity, Waite, was a South African model, artist, and actress. Her parents’ career significantly influenced her passion for music, acting, and modelling as she obtained all the support she needed. Bijou has three half-siblings from his father’s previous marriages and one brother.
The celebrity’s early life was not a bed of roses since both of her parents were unable to raise her after they divorced. As a result, she was in and out of foster care in Boston Landing, New York. She frequently visited both her parents, who lived separately but within Boston landing until the custody case was determined. Her father won the case, and she began living with him.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Bijou Phillips in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Bijou Phillips’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 20th February 2024 having been born on 1 April 1980. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 132 lbs in Pound and 60 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Light Brown.
Not much is known about Philips education. However, she was quite rebellious during her teen years. She indulges in drugs and a party lifestyle that made her drop out of school at age 14. She never went back to school again.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
She was fun of poker, and it was during one of the poker tournaments, he met the lover of her life, Danny. They started dating in 2004 and have been great friends for five years. In March 2009, the two lovers got officially engaged and tied a knot in a castle in Ireland on 18th October 2011. Bijou bore her first child, Fianna, on Valentine’s Day in 2014. That was the perfect way to celebrate their love life on Valentine’s Day as they welcome a new member to their family.
On 17th February 2017, Bijou’s husband publicly confessed that his wife has been battling kidney disease for five years. Having been born with small kidneys than normal, she had to become strictly vegan, engage in dialysis, and reduce stress as much as possible to extend her lifespan. Luckily, she safely got a kidney transplant on 7th April 2017 after succumbing to a fatal blood infection that negatively affected her kidneys.
Is Bijou Phillips Lesbian?
No. Philips is not gay. Having successfully formed a love relationship with the male gender and even went further to have a daughter of her own indicates that Bijou is not gay, and neither is she lesbian. She dated her husband for years before settling for marriage and lived happily together as a perfect couple.
The celebrity started modeling when she was 13. She was featured on the first cover page of the ‘Interview Magazine’. Later, she also appeared on the cover of ‘Vogue Italia’. Furthermore, the celebrity Calvin Klein used her for his modeling campaigns in which adolescents could show off their white underwear. However, the campaign was highly critiqued by the public and did not go far. After having a bad reputation from the movement, she stopped being interested in modeling.
It was in her 17th year that she started making music. Her first debut album was dubbed ‘I’s Rather Eat Glass’ released on the 11th of May 1999. The album is the only full-length music she has produced.
The same year, she started acting in the film ‘Sugar Town’ drama in which she took a minor role. Her prowess in acting made her secure a major role in the drama ‘Black and White’. She starred in the film, and more opportunities to act in major roles came her way.
From 2000 to 2005 was her acting career breakthrough in which she featured in many hit films, most of which she was the lead actress. Some of the movies include Almost Famous (2000) and Hostel: Part II (2007). Hit television drama she featured includes Crime Scene Investigation (2006), Hawaii Five-0 (2010), and Raising Hope, a drama series (2010-2013). Unfortunately, she featured in her last drama, ‘Raising Hope’ and took a sabbatical to concentrate on her family and health.
Philips has not received any award or nominations in all her career life. She produced on music album that didn’t get an award. Besides being a great actress, she has not yet received an award. However, perhaps were it not for the deteriorating health that forced her to quit her career, maybe she could have won many awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bijou Phillips in 2024
As of 2024, her net worth is about $10 million. The major share of her income came from her acting career, in which she featured in hit drama films and was highly celebrated. Also, her music did not perform well, and she decided to concentrate on her acting career. She also earned some income in modelling before quit the job.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Despite her husband being accused of rape, allegations that he has not confirmed, Philips denied the claims and even mocked Carner Bixler, one of the accusers.
Phillips is one of the greatest actresses in America who is now a millionaire that to her acting talent. She is in a stable marriage and has one daughter of her own. The celebrity has been suffering from kidney disease for many years and had to get a kidney transplant in 2017. She is now happily leading a healthy lifestyle free of stress and pure vegan for the good of her health.