Busy Phillips of 'Cougar Town'. Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

October 2, 2018Busy Phillips of 'Cougar Town'. Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

Who is Busy Phillip?

Busy Phillips is an American actress who is widely recognized for her roles as Laurie Keller on the ABC series 'Cougar Town (2009-2015)'. For her role in that series, she received a Critic' Choice Award. Apart from it, she is also a writer, producer, and director.

The Early life of Busy Phillips

She was born as Elizabeth Jean Phillips on 25 July 1979, in Oak Park, Illinois, US. During her childhood, she was given a nickname Busy by her parents because she was always moving as an infant. She is the daughter of father Joseph Philipps and mother Barbara Philipps. However, information regarding her siblings and parents profession is not disclosed yet. For her education, she went to Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona. After that, she attended Loyola Marymount University.

Busy Phillips Career

In the beginning, she served in the toy fair circuit as a real-life Barbie. After that, in 'Freaks and Greek', she portrayed the role of Kim Kelly which is her strong role. In 2000, she made her film debut from the comedy movie 'The Smokers'. A year later in 2001, she starred as Audrey Liddell in the teen drama 'Dowson's Creek'. For her role of Audrey, she was awarded the Teen Choice Awards. Subsequently, she portrayed in the two films 'Home Room (2002)', and 'White Chicks (2004)'. Then, she appeared in the show UPN sitcom 'Love, Inc' which lasted for one season (2005-2006). In 2007, she has a co-credit for the comedy film 'Blades of Glory'. Subsequently, she portrayed the role of Kelli Ann in 'He's Just Not That Into You'. Also, she appeared in an episode of 'How I Met Your Mother'. From 2009 to 2015, she played the role of Laurie Keller on the ABC series 'Cougar Town' for which she received a Critic' Choice Award. In 2016, she starred on the HBO series 'Vice Principles' that was premiered in 2016. After a year in 2017, she signed on as co-lead opposite Casey Wilson in Tina Fey's comedy pilot 'The Sackett Sisters' for NBC. Recently in 2018, she appeared as Sheba in Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

The Net worth of Busy Phillips

At the present year (2018), her net worth is estimated to approximately $12 million. Similarly, she earns around $1.5 million per annum. She owns a house which is located in Los Angeles, California that she had purchased in March 2008 for $2.1 million. Also, she is the owner of a luxury car, Q7.

In the Personal life of Busy Phillips

While talking about her relationship, she is a married woman. In the 1990s, while in college, she dated Colin Hanks. But their relationship ended after a few years and in 2006, she met Marc Silverstein who is the screenwriter. After that, she started dating him and finally on 16 June 2007, the couple tied into a marriage alliance. With him, the couple has two daughters named Birdie Leigh and Cricket Pearl. At present, she is living a happy life with her husband and children.

Facts about Busy Phillips

She has the hidden talent which is a cake art as she can draw 3D cakes. In 2003, she was nominated for Teen Choice Awards as Choice TV: Sidekick for her work in the teen drama series called 'Dawson&#s Creek'.


ActressProducerWriterDirectorElizabeth Jean "Busy" PhilippsColin HanksMarc Silverstein