Born Lily Jane Collins
March 18, 1989 (1989-03-18) (age 21)
Guildford, Surrey, England
Occupation Actress, television presenter
Years active 2002–present
Home town Los Angeles, California, United States
Parents Jill Tavelman
Relatives Joely Collins (half-sister)
Simon Collins (half-brother)
Lily Jane Collins (born March 18, 1989) is a British-American actress and Nickelodeon television host, often cited for her sense of style.
Life and career Collins is the daughter of British musician Phil Collins and his second wife, American-born Jill Tavelman, and the half-sister of actress Joely Collins and musician Simon Collins. She graduated from Harvard-Westlake School and is currently a student at the University of Southern California with a major in broadcast journalism. Collins started acting at the age of two in the BBC series Growing Pains. She moved to the United states when she was 5 and began performing theatre at the Youth Academy for Dramatic Arts.
As a teenager, Collins wrote a column (titled NY Confidential) for the British magazine Elle Girl. She has also written for Seventeen, Teen Vogue, and the Los Angeles Times magazines.
She was chosen by Chanel to wear one of its gowns at the 2007 Bal des Débutantes (a charity ball) at the Hôtel de Crillon in Paris, which was featured on series 3 of the reality TV show The Hills. She was picked by Spain's Glamour magazine in 2008 as their "International model of the year"and appeared on the magazine's cover in August 2009.