Phil Collins Net Worth: Earnings & Career

Phil Collins
Phil Collins (Source: Billboard)

An English singer, songwriter, writer, multi-instrumentalist, and actor Philip David Charles Collins, better known by his stage name Phil Collins net worth is $300 million.

Best known as the singer/drummer of the rock band Genesis and also for his solo career Phil Collins has sold over 100 million albums worldwide both as a solo artist and as a member of the band.

Mr. Collins has won an Academy Awards, two Golden Globes, and seven Grammy Awards for his work.

Phil Collins
Phil Collins (Source: POPSUGAR)

Phil Collins is among the three artists, including Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney, to sell more than 100 million albums as a member of the group and a solo artist.

Moreover, in 2003 Phil was inducted in Songwriters Hall of Fame, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Genesis in 2010, and also received a Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999.

Similarly, in 2012 he was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame and the Classic Drummer Hall of Fame in 2013.

Phil Collins | Quick Facts

Name Philip David Charles Collins
Birthplace  Chiswick, Middlesex, London Borough of Hounslow
Birthdate January 30, 1951
Age 71 Years Old
Nationality  British
Ethnicity  White
Religion  Unclear
Father’s Name Greville Collins
Mother’s Name June Collins
Siblings  Clive Collins, Carole Collins
School Chiswick School, The Barbara Speake  Stage School
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Drummer
Nickname Phil
Height Centimeters – 168 cm
In Meters- 1.68 m
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight In Kilograms – 65 Kg
In Pounds – 143.3 lbs.
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Eye Color Blue
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Net Worth  $300 million
Sexual Orientation  Straight
Marital status Divorced
Ex-wives Orianne Cevey (1999–2008), Andrea Bertorelli (m. 1975-1980), Jill Tavelman (m. 1984-1996)
Children Lily Collins, Nicholas Collins, Simon Collins, Matthew Collins, Joely Collins
Social Media  InstagramFacebookTwitter, YouTube, Spotify
Last Update July 2022

Phil Collins | Net Worth and Income

An English singer, songwriter, and drummer Phil Collins has an astounding net worth of $300 million as of 2021.

We can count him as a living legend as he has sold over 250 million albums combined as a solo artist and as part of the band.

One of the most successful singers of all time, Phil Collins has earned his fortune from his physical album sales, live performance and concerts, song royalties, and some clever investments.

Despite having to pay for two of the divorce settlements, Phil still has the fortune of $300 million. He reportedly paid more than $70 million in divorce settlement for two different women.

Let’s check out his album sales and earnings over the years:

Year Album Total Sales Earnings
2010 Going Back 422,500 copies $425,000
2002 Testify 1 million copies $1.3 million
1996 Dance Into The Light 1 million copies $1.2 million
1993 Both Sides 3.92 million copies $3.4 million
1990 Serious Hits….Live! 8.2 million copies $8.3 million
1989 …But Seriously 14.2 million copies $14.5 million
1985 No Jacket Required 17.5 million copies $18 million
1982 Hello, I Must Be Going! 750,000 million copies $7.52 million
1981 Face Value 10.44 million copies $10.5 million

As we can see, Phil has sold millions of millions of albums over the years. However, another half of the fortune he made from his tours and concerts.

In the touring years, Phil makes as much as $50 million.

Back in 2007, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, and Phil Collins reunited to tour around the world as Genesis. The Turn, It on Again Tour grossed total revenue of $129 million over 46 performances.

Phil Collins
Phil Collins on Tour (Source: BBC)

Similarly, Phil’s ‘Not Dead Yet’ tour grossed over $90 million, which was more than Jonas Brothers and Shawn Mendes. Out of $90 million total, Phil successfully made $45 million in the year 2020.

Moreover, Phil made about $6.88 million in 2020 from his various endeavors.

Net Worth of Phil Collins in Different Currencies

Let’s check out the net worth of the famous heavy metal legend Phil Collins, in some of the major currencies, including BitCoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 258 million
Pound Sterling £ 217.96 million
Australian Dollar A$ 402.20 million
Canadian Dollar C$ 371.33 million
Indian Rupee ₹ 22,548,780,000
BitCoin ฿ 4,922.23

Phil Collins | House and Cars

Houses

Phil Collins has several properties under his belt. Similarly, he has made some clever real estate investments and earned profit.

Back in 2015, Phil purchased an 11,000 square feet waterfront mansion in Miami, Florida, for $33 million.

He listed the mansion for $40 million five years later in December of 2020. However, he finally sold the mansion for a million less than the original listing price, still making a $6 million profit over the course of five years.

Phil Collins Former Miami Mansion
Phil Collins Former Miami Mansion (Source: Vickierealestate)

The house was bought by private equity billionaire Orlando Bravo.

Apart from the states, Phil also owns properties in his home country England and Switzerland.

Besides that, Phil also maintains houses in New York and Norfolk, England.

Cars

Phil Collins has owned a number of automobiles over the years.

One of his favorite cars was his 1959 Austin A35.

Similarly, Phil also owned BMW E30, which can fetch about $10,000 today. Likewise, Phil was spotted cruising around in his Rolls Royce Phantom.

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Phil Collins | Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

Legendary singer and songwriter Phil Collins has been married and divorced three times to date.

He first married Andrea Bertorelli in 1975, which lasted for five years. Phil and Bertorelli met at the age of eleven and also enrolled in drama class in London together.

The two later reconnected in Vancouver, Canada, at a Genesis performance and began a relationship. They also have a son named Simon Collins.

They divorced in 1980.

Four years later, he married Jill Tavelman in 1984.

Collins With Ex-Wife Jill Tavelman
Phil Collins With Ex-Wife Jill Tavelman and Daughter (Source: The Mirror)

The marriage lasted for 11 years and broke in 1996. Together, they have one daughter named Lily Collins, an actress.

Their divorce made headlines because Phil reportedly paid $25 million as settlement money.

Similarly, after three years of his second divorce, Phil married Oriann Cevey in 1999. The marriage lasted for nine years.

Together they have two sons. In 2008 the couple separated, with Phil paying a whopping $45 million for a divorce settlement.

Following his third divorce, Phil dated an American news anchor Dana Tyler from 2007 to 2016. Reportedly, he then moved to Miami and reconnected with his third ex-wife Cevey.

Vacations

The man has traveled around the globe for his concerts and tours and splits his time between England, Switzerland, and the United States, so I think you get the point.

He has been to almost every travel destination in the entire globe. So just saying he has been to a particular location would be an understatement.

Phil Collins | Charity

Phil Collins is a kind-hearted man and does not shy away from making contributions to society.

He has performed in numerous charity concerts since the 80s, the most recent being the 2010 Royal Albert Hall concert.

Similarly, he is pretty vocal about animal rights and also supports People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Back in 2005, he donated autographed drum sticks in support of the campaign against Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Moreover, Phil supports Topsy Foundation, a South African charity that provides relief services to South Africa’s most rural communities. In fact, he donates all the royalties earned from his music sales to the organization.

Likewise, Phil, along with his ex-wife Orianne founded the nonprofit Little Dreams Foundation in February of 2000.

The foundation focuses on realizing the dreams of children in the fields of art and sports by providing aged 4-16 years with financial support.

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Phil Collins | Media and Books

Media

The English legend Phil Collins has made a few brief cameos in films and TV shows. However, he has worked as a composer on the soundtrack of some blockbuster films.

He has made screen appearances in 1965 TV series R3, 1966 TV series Thirty-Minute Theater, 1985 TV series Miami Vice, 1988 film Buster, 1991 film Hook, and 1993 film Frauds.

Similarly, Collins was portrayed in the cartoon South Park in the episode “Timmy 2000”.

Moreover, Phil played a fictional version of himself in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories in 2006.

Furthermore, Collins won an Oscar and Golden Globe Award for Best Music, Original Song from the film Tarzan (1999) in 2000 for his song ‘You’ll Be In My Heart‘.

Books

Phil Collins released his memoir Not Dead Yet in 2016.

Not Dead Yet
Not Dead Yet by Phil Collins (Source: Amazon)

He basically tells the story about his music debut, success, relationships, and heartbreaks in the book.

Phil Collins | Career

Phil Collins began his professional music career as a drummer of the group Genesis in 1970. When he joined the group, they had already released two albums.

He served as a backing vocalist for the lead vocalist Peter Gabriel. After Gabriel left the band, Collins became the lead vocalist of the band Genesis.

He worked on several albums and called it quits in March 1996 to embark upon a solo career.

Phil 2021
Phil Collins 2021 (Source: News in 24)

Collins had released a few solo works while still in the group.

After departing from the band, Phil formed another band named Phil Collins Big Band with him on the drums.

The band toured and performed Collins’s own materials and versions of Genesis.

His sixth solo studio album reached No. 4 in the United Kingdom and 23 in the United States charts but received poor critical receptions.

Unknown Facts About Phil Collins

  • Collins was heavily influenced by The Beatles, especially their drummer Ringo Starr.
  • Phil Collins had a pretty close relationship with the member of The Beatles, the late George Harrison.
  • He is an avid soccer fan and supports Tottenham Hotspur.
  • Collins was once depressed about some negative things that happened in his life. He also contemplated committing suicide but stopped because of his kids.

FAQs

When did Phil Collins lose his hearing?

Phil developed sudden deafness in one ear because of a viral infection in 2000.

Was Phil Collins a good drummer?

Collins was a tremendous drummer. He had breezy pop, jazz-fusion, ambient avant-garde, and symphonic prog drumming patterns.

Is Phil Collins a knight?

Phil Collins is yet to be knighted by the Queen. However, fans started a movement to make the pop star the next knight as Ringo Starr, the Beatles’ drummer, was knighted recently.

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