Hollywood is one of the biggest and busiest industries in the world. This is because it houses talents from all walks of life with different creative expressions. It is also home to many stars who have many talents and interest in more than one field. Bobbie Phillips is one of such multi-hyphenates and she is very passionate about her job in the industry.
Phillips does not only portray characters on the screen, but she is also a hotelier, animal advocate, and entrepreneur. Before fame, she was a swimsuit and fitness model and was also a spokesmodel for a brand. Join us as we unveil everything about the multi-talented personality.
Bobbie Phillips’ Biography
The actress is the daughter of American parents who named her Bobbie Jeanette Phillips after her birth in Charleston, South Carolina. Bobbie Phillips was welcomed to the world on the 29th of January 1968 but information about her parents, siblings, and background is not readily available for public consumption right now. The actress attended a public high school in Hanahan, South Carolina called Hanahan High School. However, it is not clear if she is a degree holder or not.
Everything You Need To Know
1. Career Achievements
As hinted earlier, Bobbie Phillips is a total package. She is literally into so many ventures and they all are paying off. As an actress, she has starred in numerous productions in the industry. As an animal advocate, she has taken part in animal rescue projects around the world.
Sometime in 2003, the actress and her husband built a hotel called Hotel Casa Chameleon in Costa Rica. They later sold the property and relocated to Toronto, Canada where they opened a 3-storey salon known as Hero Heroine on Ossington Avenue.
From these sources, Bobbie Phillips has been able to maintain an impressive financial status for many years.
2. Family Life
Bobbie Phillips has been a married woman since the 8th day of July 2000. The name of her husband is Anthony Filipetto and he is also a household name in the movie industry.
Bobbie and Anthony met for the first time in 1999 while the latter was working as the main hairstylist on the film Die Abzocker – Eine eiskalte Affäre which was released in 2000. Filipetto was later hired by Paramount Studios to work as Phillips’ personal stylist after he moved to Los Angeles in 2000. During this time, he was also working for several musicians and actors as their personal stylist.
Bobbie’s husband started out as a set hairdresser in the movie industry in the year 1995. This was shortly after he officially launched his personal salon known as Purple Hearts Hair Studio in Toronto, Canada, precisely on Queen Street.
Bobbie Phillips had a son called Mark from her previous marriage. However, reports have it that her son took his own life in the year 2012. According to Wiki, Mark’s suicide was mentioned in an article published by The New York Times on 28th November 2018 while detailing Lee Moonves’ alleged sexual abuse on Phillips.
3. Sexual Assault Allegation
Sometime in 2018, the Charleston actress was among the dozen women who alleged that they were sexually assaulted by American media mogul, Les Moonves.
The actress claimed that the former CBS Chief Executive Officer forced her to perform oral sex on him during a meeting in his office in Burbank, California in the year 1995. Reports also have it that Moonves later conspired with Bobbie’s talent manager to award her a role on a new CBS series in order to keep her happy.
When Phillips was told about the offer, she decided to turn it down and forgive the New York-born media executive. However, her feelings began to change and she decided to come forward after the New Yorker published the first report of Lee’s sexual abuse on women in the month of July 2018.
The actress said she felt manipulated beyond words after learning that the former CBS CEO also victimized other women who came close to him. Moonves resigned from his position in September 2018, however, his severance package of more $240 million has been suspended by CBS pending the outcome of several sexual harassment allegations against him.
4. Net Worth
Although Phillips has not won an award as an actress ever since she launched her career, the businesswoman sure boasts an impressive net worth estimated to be $60 million.
5. Height & Body Measurements
The Watcher actress stands at an average height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs in around 54 kilograms. Bobbie’s body measurements are recorded to be breast (36 inches), hip (24 inches), and waist (35 inches). Her curvaceous body build and beauty are further enhanced by her dazzling hazel eyes and long dark brown hair. For the records, Phillips’ shoes size is 7.