Michelle Phillips born as Holly Michelle Gilliam is one of the most popular actresses of America. She is also a well renowned songwriter and singer. She was born on 4th June 1944, which makes her age 70. Her birthplace is Long Beach, which lies in California, USA. Her nationality is American. She is the original member of the 1960’s vocal group The Mamas & the Papas. Her mother Joyce Leon was an accountant and her father Gardner Burnett Gilliam was a merchant mariner. She lived shortly in Mexico City where her father was attending college.
She has been active in the musical field since 1965. She is one of the founding members of The Mamas & the Papas. The vocal group was founded in 1965, which later broke in 1968. All the other members of the group are dead. She wrote some hit songs for the bands like California Dreamin and Creeque Alley. She also sang the backup vocals on Leonard Cohen tour in 1970. She recorded vocals as a cheerleader with Darlene Love in Basketball Jones the single by Cheech & Chong in 1973. It picked the Billboard singles chart at No. 15. She signed contract with A&M Records and released the promo single Aloha Louie in 1975 which she wrote with her ex- husband John Phillips. Her first solo single No Love Today was released in 1976 in the movie soundtrack of Mother, Jugs & Speed. Her debut solo album Victim of Romance that was produced by Jack Nitzsch for A&M Records was released in 1977. In the same year she sang backup vocals n Zulu Warrior along with her former stepdaughter actress Mackenzie Phillips. For the movie soundtrack of California Dreaming she recorded the song titled “Forever” in 1979. She has also sung the backup vocals on Belinda Carlisle’s Heaven Is a Place on Earth in late 1987. The Mamas & the Papas were inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York City on 12th January 1998. She performed live with Denny Doherty in 2002 after the death of her husband in March 2001.
With the height of 5 feet 7 inches she looks average tall. She has well maintained her health. She still looks young with her perfect body measurements of 32-24-33. She has got long and sexy legs. She is quite popular in social networking sites like Twitter as she has many followers of different ethnicity from around the world in the site. She regularly uploads pictures in Instagram she also addresses her fans from the site. Her detailed biography can be found in wiki websites like Wikipedia. More information regarding her can be read from IMDb.
She was married to John Phillips in 31st December 1962. The marriage came to an end after she got divorce from her husband in 1970. She then married Dennis Hopper on 31st October 1970. They divorced after 8 days of marriage. She married Steven Zax in 2000. She had two children from her relationship with ex- husband Grainger Hines. She has the estimated net worth of $8 million dollars.