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9 Interesting Facts about 'Emily in Paris' Star Lily Collins

9 Interesting Facts about 'Emily in Paris' Star Lily Collins

Lily Collins was born on March 18, 1989, to musician Phil Collins and Jill Tavelman, here are intriguing facts about her

Lily Collins in Emily In Paris

Lily collins has already established a name for herself at a fairly young age. Many might recognize her from her titular role in Emily in Paris but she was already a Golden Globe Nominee before that. Lily Collins is also the daughter of the musician Phil Collins and before stepping into the world of showbiz she was already an accomplished journalist. Read on to test your knowledge of one of our favorite stars who has become a role model for young women in recent years.

Lily Collins Used To Have a British Accent

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During an appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show, she revealed that she used to have a British accent as a child. Collins was born in Guildford, Surrey in England, as her father was from the UK and was one of the most famous British musicians of the time. 

Lily Collins is also a producer of Emily in Paris

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During the same interview on The Kelly Clarkson Show, she said how it was important for her to be a part of the show and implemented many changes to ensure inclusivity.

She studied Broadcast Journalism at USC

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After graduating from Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, the young star enrolled herself at the University of Southern California to study broadcast journalism. 

She Resonated with her Character in To the Bone

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In her memoir, she revealed having an eating disorder as a teenager. This is the very film for which she earned a Golden-Globe nomination for her performance as Ellen. 

She used to date Nick Jonas in 2016

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Getty Images | Kevin Winter

Although Collins is extremely secretive about her personal life, Nick Jonas opened up about their relationship in 2016. He told The Sun that they went out a couple of times and that she was amazing. 

Lily Collins is Married to Charlie McDowell

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Getty Images | David Livingston

In September 2020, Collins announced to the world that she was engaged to director Charlie McDowell. Then one year later, the couple married in an intimate ceremony at the Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado. 

Lily Collin's husband Has Famous Parents Too 

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Getty Images | Leon Bennett

Charlie McDowell is the son of actor Malcolm McDowell and actress Maru Steenburgen. McDowell and Steenburgen divorced in 1990, and then Steenburgen married famous actor Ted Danson in 1995.

Lily Collins has been to the sets of Friends

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Getty Images| Dimitrios Kambouris

Talk about the perks of having a famous father! In an interview with Access, a video was shown to Collins with the Friends star Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow. As a child, she had a chance to sit on the Central Perk set for a photo, and we couldn't be more jealous!

Lily Collins loves Real Housewives

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Lily Collins loves a good reality show for her lazy days, and Real Housewives, Project Runway, and Top Chef are some of her all-time favorites!