Emily in Paris star Lily Collins Networth, Career, and more

Lily Collins is a known British-American actress, writer, and model. The Golden Globe and Emmy awards nominated actresses have worked in many films and TV series. She is famous for her roles in ‘The Blind Side’, ‘Mark’ , and for playing the lead role of Emily in Netflix’s comedy drama ‘Emily in Paris.’

Below we are going to learn a lot more about Lily Collins, a great actress and a writer. She is winning the hearts of many with her incredible acting and writing skills.

Who exactly is Lily Collins? Early life, including education

The ‘Mirror Mirror’ actress, Lily was born on 18th March 1989 in the small town of Guildford, Surrey, England (UK). She moved to America with her parents, and after the divorce of her parents, Phil Collins and Jill Tavelman, she relocated to Los Angeles with her mother.

She comes from a famous family as her father is the popular English musician, Phil Collins and her mother is a former president of the Beverly Hills Women’s club. Even though her family is famous, she has carved her career with her hard work and is a renowned artist today.

Education and religion

Lily is of mixed race, and her ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish and English. However, there is no knowledge of what religion she follows. Talking about her education, the dual citizenship holder (British-American) completed her schooling at Harvard-Westlake School. Furthermore, she has a degree in Broadcast Journalism from ‘The University of Southern California.’

Career: Early career, breakthrough roles, and Emily in Paris

Lily Collins has been a star since her childhood. Before moving to America, at the age of 2, she starred in ‘Growing pain’, a British show. After relocating to Los Angeles, her first starring role was in 2009. 

In 2009, she also starred in two episodes in the hit series ‘90210.’ In between this, she also worked with ‘Chanel’ to debut one of their gowns in Paris. She kept herself busy with hosting and writing during this period.

Breakthrough role

Her first breakthrough role, which gave her recognition amongst the audience came in the year 2009. She played the role of Sandra Bullock’s daughter in the movie ‘The Blind Side.’ Playing the role of Collins Tuohy in this commercially successful film opened up multiple opportunities for her.

After this, she worked in multiple movies like ‘Mirror-Mirror’, ‘Stuck in Love’, and more to become a notable actress.

Roles with critical acclaim

Lily Collins, after working on many popular films, starred in ‘Rules don’t Apply’ in 2016. This comedy movie gave Lily her first Golden Globe nomination for the portrayal of Marla Mabrey. Another film that gave her critical acclaim was ‘To the Bones’, a Netflix drama in which she played the role of a 20-year-old girl Ellen who suffers from anorexia nervosa. Starring Keanu Reeves too, the movie talks about eating disorders, and Lily enjoyed tons of praises for her portrayal of Ellen.

Till now, she has worked in multiple films and movies and continues to shine in every role. One role that we will talk about in detail later is in the hit Netflix series ‘Emily in Paris.’

Upcoming movies

Talking about her upcoming roles, she is going to star in ‘The Cradle’ and ‘Gilded Rage.’ She is also set to produce a film on children’s toy Polly Pocket in which she will also play the titular character.

Lily Collins and her Netflix show ‘Emily in Paris’

In 2019, Lily Collins booked the leading role of Emily in the Netflix series ‘Emily in Paris.’ Before this series, Lily was already a critically acclaimed and known actor. However, this Netflix show became one of the biggest and most notable projects for Lily. Yes, the sources confirm that in 2020, ‘Emily in Paris’ was one of the top comedy series, and approximately 58 million people had binge-watched this show in the first 28-days alone. It  tells the story of Emily Copper, a marketing executive in Chicago working in Paris to provide an American perspective to a marketing firm based in Paris for a year. The show follows Emily as she enjoys her life in the city of her dreams and how she tackles the ups and downs that come in her professional and personal life.

Since the show is so successful even in its second season, Netflix has already confirmed a season three and four. Due to the massive popularity of the show, reports say that Lily Collins is being paid $300,00 per episode. She rightly deserves this, and it can even increase for the last two seasons.

Lily Collins: Net worth and assets

As of December 2021, the total net worth of Lily Collins is around $25 million. She earns well from her acting and writing job. However, there is another major factor contributing to her massive net worth, and that is her assets.

  • In terms of assets, she has around USD 14 million after selling a condo that belonged to her family in 2018 for $2.99 million. Also, reports suggest that her mother transferred property worth $12.5 million, making her massively rich.
  • Another reason for her huge net worth is her earnings from high-profile brand deals and endorsements, like Cartier. (The exact amount is unknown).

Lily is going to inherit a massive amount!

Lily Collins is independently well-off and has a vast net worth. However, she is set to inherit more from her musician father- Phil Collin. Reportedly, he has a net worth of $300 million, which all his kids will inherit later.

Unfiltered: No shame, No regrets, Just me- A book by Lily Collins

The actress came up with her book, ‘Unfiltered: No shame, No regrets, Just me’ in 2017. The book is a personal essay that talks about many struggles that young women face every day, like physical abuse., addiction, and body shaming. The book was appreciated by her fans and critics alike for being real and honest.

Relationship: Past relationships and current marital status

There have been many rumours about Lily’s love life. The list of her ex involves the likes of Zac Efron, Chris Evans, Chord Overstreet, and more. However, neither party has ever spoken up, and Lily is tight-lipped about her personal life.

In 2020, Lily became engaged to Charlie McDowell, writer, and director. On 4th September 2021, she married him at ‘Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado, in an intimate ceremony.

Social Media accounts of Lily Collins

Lily is quite active on social media and enjoys a massive following on all three accounts that she has on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


She joined Twitter in December 2010 and has a massive following of 757.7K.


She enjoys a following of 26.8 million on Instagram and is quite active on it, giving her fans a glimpse of her personal and professional life.


Сеlеbrаtеd Nаmе    Lіlу Соllіnѕ
Full Nаmе Lіlу Јаnе Соllіnѕ
Gеndеr Fеmаlе
Аgе 33 уеаrѕ оld (as of 2022)
Віrth Dаtе   18 Маrсh 1989
Віrth Рlасе  Guіldfоrd ,Ѕurrеу, England
Nаtіоnаlіtу  Вrіtіѕh
Неіght 5 ft 6 іnсhеѕ
Wеіght 54 kg
Маrіtаl Ѕtаtuѕ Married
Нuѕbаnd Charles McDowell
Сhіldrеn None
Рrоfеѕѕіоn   Actress, Writer, and Моdеl
Nеt Wоrth $25 million
Social media links Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialLilyCollins/about

Twitter: https://twitter.com/lilycollins?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lilyjcollins/?hl=en


Trivia about Lily Collins

  • She is a self-proclaimed Harry Potter fan. The term massive fan is not a bad term for her fondness of the series. She also re-read Pride and Prejudice a lot.
  • Did you know that in the year 2013, McCafé termed her as the most dangerous celebrity to search online. It happened because anytime people searched her, it led to strange sites full of malware or spyware or other viruses.
  • She is a collector of old and vintage items


Lily Collins is an incredible actor, writer, and model who has worked in this industry since the age of two. Still learning, she keeps enthralling people with her work and is going to play some memorable roles in her coming movies and shows.

Frequently asked questions

Is ‘I believe in Love’ sung by Lily Collins in Mirror-Mirror?

Yes, the movie ‘Mirror-Mirror’ had a song and dance sequence during the end credits which was sung by Lily Collins herself.

Is Lily Collins in season 2 of ‘Emily in Paris?’

Yes, Emily Collins is part of the second season of ‘Emily in Paris’ too.