Graham Phillips Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Shalini Moorthi
Feb 08, 2024 By Shalini Moorthi
Originally Published on Feb 06, 2023
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About Graham Phillips

Graham Phillips, the American actor, director, writer, and singer, was born in Laguna Beach, California, on April 14, 1993.

After attending St. Margaret's Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, California, Phillips enrolled in Princeton to study History. Graham Phillips started his career in cinematography as a nine-year-old boy.

Graham performed in theatrical productions, television series, and films, marking him as a versatile celebrity star in Hollywood. He is known for his roles in 'Ben 10: Race Against Time' as Ben Tennyson, Zach in 'The Good Wife', Evan Leary in 'White Collar', Winthrop in 'The Kings Of Queens', Nick St. Clair in 'Riverdale', Ellis Whitman in 'Goat' and Prince Eric in 'The Little Mermaid Live!'. Keep reading to discover more about the celebrity star Graham Phillips, from his biography to his filmography, here at Kidadl!

Graham Phillips Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Graham Phillips' net worth?

Graham Phillips's net worth is approximately $2 million, which he garnered through his career as an American actor.

How much does Graham Phillips earn per year?

Graham Phillips' annual income has not been released to the media.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Graham Phillips?

Graham Phillips is 5 ft 9 in (174 cm) tall.

How old is Graham Phillips?

Graham Phillips was born on April 14, 1993, and is 29 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Graham Phillips started his education by attending St. Margaret's Episcopal School in California. After his schooling, Phillips enrolled at Princeton University, majoring in History. His graduation thesis centered on indigenous marginalization and resistance in the United States of America. In 2017, he received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Princeton.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

In Laguna Beach, California, Graham Phillips was born on April 14, 1993. His parents are father, Layn R. Phillips, an attorney and former United States District Judge of Oklahoma, and mother, Kathryn Phillips. He has a brother named Parker Phillips. Parker is a director, producer, and actor known for 'Rumble Through The Dark', 'The Bygone', and 'The Mediator'.

Who is Graham Phillips' partner?

Graham Phillips was in a relationship with the American actress, singer, and songwriter Ariana Grande-Butera. Ariana and Graham met each other in the cast of the Broadway musical '13' in 2008. From then on until 2011, both were in a relationship. Even after parting, Graham and Ariana remained on good terms, and Graham Phillips defends her on a doughnut controversy.

Career And Professional Highlights

In 2002, Graham Phillips played the role of Alexander in the theatrical performance 'Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'. In the same year, Graham appeared as Winthrop in the American sitcom 'The Kings Of Queens' in the 'Mentalo Case' episode. Graham Phillips performed in the musical '13' as Evan Goldman at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater in 2008. The music and lyric for '13' were written by Jason Robert Brown, directed by Jeremy Sams, and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli. The following year, Graham Phillips played the role of Tiny Tim in the production of 'A Christmas Carol' at Madison Square Garden. His acting legacy in theatrical productions includes Ensemble in 'The Ten Commandments', Theo in 'Pippin', the prince in 'The Little Prince', and young Clyde in 'An American Tragedy'. In 2022 he portrayed the role of Nick in Edward Albee's 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf' at Geffen Playhouse.

Graham Phillips is best known for acting in the American television series 'The Good Wife', which aired from 2009 to 2016 under the direction of Robert King and Michelle King. This series consists of seven seasons and 156 episodes. Of the 156 episodes, Phillips appeared in more than 70 episodes. He appeared as Zachary Florrick, the son of Peter and Alicia Florrick, and a boy who was intelligent and stubborn. His other television appearances are Tobie Carroll in 'Judging Amy' (2004), Evan Leary in 'White Collar' (2012), and Liam Connors in 'Secrets And Lies'. Graham Phillips also performed as Ellis Whitman, a 15-year-old leaving his hometown to attend Gates Academy as a freshman in the film 'Goats' released in 2012. The following year, he appeared as Tobey Crawford in 'Innocence', a film adaptation of the novel 'Innocence' by Jane Mendelsohn, an American writer.

Phillips was a part of the trending American supernatural horror series 'Riverdale' based on the Archie Comics characters. 'Riverdale' consists of 6 seasons and 117 episodes. In this series, Phillips played the character of Nick St Clair, the ex-boyfriend of one of the central characters of the show, Veronica Lodge. Nick's description is as follows "Nick is an old classmate of Veronica's from New York, and despite his parent-pleasing veneer, he is a wolf in sheep's clothing: a hard-partying Lothario with dark desires and an unchecked sense of privilege. His arrival in Riverdale will threaten Archie's relationship with Veronica and may even put some of our characters at risk."

Graham appeared in the coming-of-age television series 'Atypical' under the direction of Robua Rashid, which streams on Netflix. Nate is one of the recurring characters in this series. In 2019 'The Wonderful World Of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live!' a.k.a. 'The Little Mermaid', was cast to play the role of Prince Eric, a traveling prince saved by Ariel. The following year, he starred as Danny Campbell, the lead character in 'Staten Island Summer' under Rhys Thomas's direction.

In 'XOXO' (2016), an American drama film under the direction of Christopher Louie, Graham appeared as Ethan, one of the top casts. In 2018, the film 'Blockers' under the debut direction of Kay Cannon Graham, featured Austin, Julie's boyfriend.

Despite acting, he was the director and the writer of the short film 'The Mediator' and 'The Bygone' (2019). In the family-comedy film 'Yes Day' (2021), Graham appeared as Brain under Miguel Arteta's direction. His performance can be seen in 'Stolen Lives' as Mark Wakefield', 'Evan Almighty' as Jordan Baxter, and 'The Ten Commandments: The Musical' as Moses' son.

Best Known For…

Graham Phillips is best known for playing Ben Tennyson in the film 'Ben 10: Race Against Time', as Zach Florrick in 'The Good Wife' and Evan Goldman' in '13'.

What awards has Graham Phillips won?

2008 - Nominated for Young Artist Award under Best Performance in a Feature Film: Supporting Young Actor for 'Evan Almighty' (2007).

2008 - Nominated for Young Artist Award under Best Performance in a TV film, miniseries, or Special for 'Ben 10: Race Against Time' (2008).

2010, 2011, 2012 - Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards under Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for 'The Good Wife' (2009).

2011 - nominated for Young Artist Award under Best Performance in a TV Series: Supporting Young Actor for 'The Good Wife' (2009).

2015 - Winner of Carmel International Film Festival's Best Short Film award for 'The Mediator' (2015).

Graham Phillips' Hobbies And Interests

Besides acting, Graham loves singing and golfing.

Other Interesting Graham Phillips Facts And Trivia

  • Graham Phillips' middle name is David.
  • According to the astrologers, Graham Phillips's zodiac sign is Aries.
  • Graham Phillips is active on social media. His Instagram handle, @grahamphillips, has more than 200,000 followers with more than 200 pictures to his credit as of 2022. Besides Instagram, Phillips is also on Twitter under the username @GrahamPhillips, with more than 20,000 followers as of 2022.
  • Graham Phillips's eye color is blue - as blue as sapphire!
  • Graham Phillips was nominated for Young Artist Award three times.
  • Graham Phillips's ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande also starred in 'Riverdale' as one of the cheerleaders!
  • With Eamon Foley, Phillips co-founded Grind Arts Co, a non-profit theater company.

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Graham Phillips Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Graham David Phillips

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Orange County



174 cm

Child Star?



Princeton University

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Layn R. Phillips, Kathryn Phillips


Parker Phillips
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Written by Shalini Moorthi

Master of Arts specializing in English

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Shalini MoorthiMaster of Arts specializing in English

With a Master's degree in English and Comparative literature from Pondicherry University, Shalini is an accomplished and award-winning writer. She is also dedicated to education, having mentored students to successfully pass entrance exams. Shalini's passion for literature extends beyond her professional life, as she enjoys reading and writing poetry in her leisure time.

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