Phoebe Tonkin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Jul, 2017
Facts of Phoebe Tonkin
Date of Birth: 1989 , July-12
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Phoebe Tonkin
Birth Name Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin
Nick Name Phoebs
Father Nicholas Tonkin
Mother Jannyfer Tonkin
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Sydney, Australia
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity white
Profession Actress, model
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Dark Brown
Body Measurements 34-24-34 in
Breast Size 34
Waist size 24
Hip Size 34
Shoe Size 8.5 (US)
Weight in KG 56 kg
Affair with Paul Wesley (2013-2017)
Boyfriend Luke Mitchell
Education Queenwood School for Girls
Siblings Abby Tonkin
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Phoebe Tonkin is an Australian Actress as well as Model, best known for portraying the character Cleo Sertori in H2o: Just Add Water; Fiona in Tomorrow; Faye Chamberlain in The Secret Circle; and Haley Marshall- Kenner in The CW TV series The Vampire Diaries.

Early life and education

Phoebe Tonkin was born as Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin on 12 July 1989 in Sydney, Australia. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds an Australian nationality.

Tonkin is the daughter of Nicholas Tonkin and Jennifer Tonkin. She has a younger sister named “Abby Tonkin.”

At the age of four, Tonkin attended the courses of hip-hop, Contemporary Dance, Classical Ballet, and Tap Dance. She also joined Australian Theatre for the Young People (ATYP) at the Wharf Theatre in 2001.

It was her parents who supported and motivated her to visit the ballet, contemporary, tap, and hip-hop dance courses.  She joined the Australian for Young People-dance academy. 

Phoebe Tonkin graduate from the prestigious Queenwood School for Girls.


Phoebe Tonkin began her acting career when she appeared as Cleo in ‘H2O: Just Add Water,’ an Australian children’s TV series that ran from 2006 to 2010. While this period Tonkin also appeared in a recurring role in the television series ‘Packed to the Rafters’ as Lexi.

In 2010, Tonkin made an appearance in an action film, ‘Tomorrow, When the War Began’ which was regarding the lives of a group of youngsters waging a guerrilla war against invading foreign powers. She played the role of a gorgeous girl Fiona Maxwell in the film.

In 2016, Tonkin portrayed Amy Tilton in the thriller film ‘Billionaire Ransom’ which written by Alexander Ignon and directed by Jim Gillespie.

Also, Tonkin is also a famous fashion icon and has done various modeling assignments. She has appeared in a several of advertisements, including one for Vauxhall Motors.

Tonkin has also been in photo-shoots for numerous renowned fashion publications such as ‘Miss Vogue Australia, ‘ELLE Australia,’’ ‘Vogue Australia,’ ‘Dolly’ and ‘Free People.’

Personal life

Phoebe Tonkin has linked with several good looking actors from Hollywood. She was reported to have an affair with British actor Tom Felton for two years from 2006 to 2008. In 2011 Tonkin dated American actor Xavier Samuel and English actor, Ed Westwick simultaneously.

Tonkin was reported to have an affair with American actor Chris Zylka in 2013, but the duo separated after dating for about a year. She was rumored to have hooked up with her Ex-boyfriend Joseph Gordon-Levitt in (2012).

Recently, Tonkin broke up with Paul Wesley who is an American actor, director as well as producer, known for playing as Stefan Salvatore in The CW's supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017).

The pair first met on the set of The CW’s The Vampire Diaries in 2012 and the actors began dating the following summer. Unfortunately, the duo split after nearly four years of dating in 2017.

Net worth

Phoebe Tonkin earned an enormous amount of net worth from his successful career as actress and model. Her current net worth is around $3 million.