John Phillips  American Musician

Current Status

John Phillips passed away on 18th Mar 2001 aged 65.


John Phillips was previously married to Geneviève Waïte (1970 - 1985), Michelle Phillips (1960 - 1970) and Susan Adams (1953 - 1960).

He was also in relationships with Marcia Tucker (1989 - 1990), Carole Mallory, Bianca Jagger, Jane Fonda, Judy Collins, Ursula Andress, Nurit Wilde and Tessa Dahl.

John Phillips is rumoured to have hooked up with Mackenzie Phillips (1979).

John Phillips had 5 children, Tamerlane Phillips, Jeffrey, Laura Mackenzie (56), Gilliam Chynna (48) and Bijou Phillips (36).


John Phillips is a 65 year old American Musician. Born John Edmund Andrew Phillips on 1st May, 1935 in Parris Island, South Carolina, USA and educated at Linton Hall Military School in Bristow, Virginia, he is famous for Leader of The Mamas & the Papas in a career that spans 1960–2001. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

John Phillips is a member of the following lists: Dunhill Records artists, Hampden–Sydney College alumni and Burials at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Cathedral City).


Help us build our profile of John Phillips! Login or register to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions.

Dating History

More John Phillips Relationships
Less John Phillips Relationships

Partner Comparison

John Phillips65 TaurusMusician
Marcia Tucker-
Mackenzie Phillips56 ScorpioActress
Geneviève Waïte68 AquariusActress
South African
Michelle Phillips72 GeminiSinger
Susan Adams-
Jane Fonda78 SagittariusActress
Judy Collins77 TaurusSinger
Ursula Andress80 PiscesActress
Nurit Wilde-Photographer
Tessa Dahl59 AriesAuthor
Carole Mallory75 PiscesModel
Bianca Jagger71 TaurusActivist
More Partners
Less Partners


Tamerlane Phillips
Laura Mackenzie
Female10th November, 195956 years old
Gilliam Chynna
Female12th February, 196848 years old
Bijou Phillips
Female1st April, 198036 years old


Posted commentsView all comments (5)

wjerryz10 hours ago

One of the greatest song writers

rn_tracy1_rnApr 20, 2013

Why is there a relationship status up here with Mackenzie Phillips? HIS DAUGHTER??? That is sick. And who voted for that relationship? They are even more sick.

deathswanSep 27, 2009

My god, those incest claims turn my stomach.

bohemianbutterfly89Sep 25, 2008

he was so gorgeous ...he and i share the exact same race: native american/caucasian.

Join the FamousFix discussion board >>

John Phillips

John Phillips


Six Degrees

Connect any celebrity with John Phillips to see how closely they are linked... romantically!


John Edmund Andrew Phillips (August 30, 1935 – March 18, 2001) was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter and promoter, most notably of the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, a landmark event of the counterculture era and the Summer of Love. Known as Pap...

Confirmed Relationships11
Longest Relationship15 yrs, 6 mths
Shortest Relationship12 mths
Average Relationship Length3 yrs
Rumored Relationships1
First Name John
Last Name Phillips
Full Name at Birth John Edmund Andrew Phillips
Alternative Name Papa John, Johnny Phillips, Jp, Phillips
Age 65 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st May, 1935
Birthplace Parris Island, South Carolina, USA
Died 18th March, 2001
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 6' 5" (196 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Linton Hall Military School in Bristow, Virginia, George Washington High School
University Hampden–Sydney College (dropped out)
Occupation Text Musician
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Leader of The Mamas & the Papas
Music Genre (Text) Folk, Pop, pop
Year(s) Active 1960–2001
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Harmonica, guitar
Record Label Dunhill Records
Associated Acts The Journeymen, The Mamas & the Papas, The Beach Boys
Official Websites,,,
More about John Phillips
Less about John Phillips