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(Photographer, Restaurateur)

Relationship Facts of Charlie Phillips

Charlie Phillips is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.
He is a Photographer &

What is the relationship of Charlie Phillips?

Charlie Phillips’s relationship status is a mystery. He prefers to keep a low-key profile.

It is unknown whether he is married, single, or already divorced.

Who is Charlie Phillips?

Charlie Phillips is a photographer, restaurateur, and documented from London.

He rose to fame for his photographs of Notting Hill during the period of West Induan migration to London.

Who are the parents of Charlie Phillips?

Charlie was born on the 22nd of November 1944, as Ronald Phillips. He hails from Kingston, Jamaica. According to his birth date, he is 79 years old as of 2023.

Philips was raised in St Mary with his grandparents after his parents had migrated to Britain. He hasn’t disclosed his parent’s details to the media. Also, the academic background is under the curtains.

Phillips is of British nationality whereas his ethnicity is unknown at the moment.

Charlie Phillips: Professional Life, Career

Charlie earlier worked in his parent’s restaurant “Las Palmas” on Portobello Road. He started his career by accident when he was given a Kodak Brownie by a black American serviceman.

He then self-taught to use it and began to photograph life in Notting Hill. In the early 1960s, he joined the Merchant Navy for a while where he served as a galley boy.

Phillips traveled widely in Europe, to Sweden, Switzerland, France, and Italy.  During the protest movement of the late 1960s, he took photographs of the student riots in Paris and Rome.

He has also tool paparazzi-style pictures of celebrities including Omar Sharif, Gina Lollobrigida, and Muhammad Ali. He worked as an extra in the 1969 film, Satyricon. Similarly, he worked as a freelance photographer for magazines including Stern, Harper’s Bazar, Life, and Vogue.

Phillips’s works have been exhibited at galleries such as Tate Britain, Museum of London, Nottingham’s New Art Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Aet Detroit, Museum of the City of New York, and more.

Rumors and Controversy

Charlie has never been part of any sorts of rumors and controversial matters that create headlines in the media.

How much does Charlie Phillips earn?

The photographer hasn’t shared precise details regarding her net worth, salary, and other earnings with the media.

However, he might have accumulated an impressive amount of wealth throughout his successful profession as a photographer.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

The 77 years old personality is still fit and healthy. Talking about his physical appearance, he has a hazel pair of eyes, and his hair color is grey.

However, his and weight aren’t available in the media.

Social Media

The photographer is active on Instagram under the username @charlierrotsfoto where he has more than 4.9k followers.

He has over 401 followers on his Twitter account and 395 followers on Facebook.


  • Charlie wants to be an opera singer or a naval architect during his childhood.
  • His nickname is Smokey.
  • Philips has been called, “Arguably the most important black British photographer of his generation”.
  • He was listed in Time Out London as “the greatest London photographer you’ve never heard of – and some of his best works are only just being discovered”.

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