Tanita Phoenix career

One of the prominent models Tanit Phoenix, blessed with a hot and sensual body, is best known as a fashion model. Aside from that, she is also a talented actress and makeup artist.

To add up, the young model has already worked with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue back in 2003 and GQ magazine. So, just who is this young model? And what is the story behind her success? Let’s find out.

Tanita Phoenix age
Tanita Phoenix

But before here are some interesting facts about Tanita.

Tanit Phoenix: Quick Facts

Full Name Tanit Phoenix Copley
Age 38 years
Date of Birth September 24, 1980
Nickname Tanit
Birthplace Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Horoscope Libra
Ethnicity Zulu
Nationality African
Eye color Blue
Hair color Light Brown
Build Hourglass
Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.74m)
Weight 62 Kg (137 lbs)
Body Measurement 38-26-38
Marital Status Married
Spouse Sharlto Copley
Children 1
Profession Model, Actress, Makeup artist
Active year 2003-present
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook


The gorgeous model was born on September 24, 1980, in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, as Tanit Phoenix Copley. Her nickname is Tanit. Also, she is African by nationality and belongs to the Zulu ethnicity.

Unfortunately, not much can be said about her parents due to a lack of information. Also, the same can be said about her education and childhood. But it is known that she joined ballet from an early age and continued dancing for 15 long years.

Age and Height

When it comes to age, it is nothing but a number to Tanit. Despite being 38 years old already, she still has that charm and aura. Even her birth sign, which is Libra, suggests that she loves being in the limelight.

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Similarly, the African model is comfortable flaunting her curvy hourglass figure in front of the camera. She has a gorgeous curve that measures 38-26-38 inches. Also, at the height of 5 feet 9 inches(1.74m), she has legs that go for miles. She weighs 62 kg(137 lbs).

Not only the body, but this model is blessed in terms of beauty as well. She has attractive icy blue eyes and wavy light brown hair.

Tanita Phoenix: Professional Career

Pheonix started her modeling career at the tender age of 14, which is common in the modeling industry.  A modeling scout discovered young Phoenix in her hometown, Westville. Soon, Phoenix appeared in commercials of famous brands like Adidas, Coca-Cola, Nivea, Aria, Citroen C3, Veet, and many more.

Not only in TV, but Phoenix has also graced the cover of magazines like Cosmopolitan(South Africa), FHM(South Africa and America), Legacy, Marie Claire(South Africa), Shape(German and South Africa), and many more.

However, Phoenix is best known for her work with GQ magazines and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue numerous times. Also, in May 2014, Phoenix appeared on the cover of Maxim of South Africa.

Phoenix has also managed to spread the magic in the acting world as if modeling was not enough. Likewise, she has appeared in movies like Lord of War(2005), Lost Boys: The Thirst(2010), Spud(2010), Death Race 2(2010), Femme Fatales(2011-2012), Mad Buddies(2012), Death Race 3: Inferno(2013), Gallowwalkers(2013) and so on.

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In 2013, Phoenix started as a makeup artist and designer. It was for the movie Hardcore Henry which starred her husband as Jimmy. Likewise, she transformed him into 11 different characters.

Tanit Phoenix: Net Worth and Income

Tanit has worked with many high brands throughout her career. However, her net worth as of 2019 is still under review. But it is estimated to be somewhere between $3 million to $5 million.

Nonetheless, the multitalented Phoenix earns enough from her career not only as a model but also as an actress. One of the movies, Death Race 2, in which she played, was able to bag $36,316,032 at the box office.

Personal Life: Husband and Children

If you are one of those admirers enticed by her beauty, sorry to say, but this gorgeous lady is taken. As of 2019, Tanit Phoenix is a married woman. She married her husband, Sharlto Copley, who is an actor.

Tanita Phoenix husband and children
Tanit Phoenix with her daughter, Sielle

Similarly, the couple was dating since their encounter in January 2012. After dating for four years, the couple took a big step and tied the knot on February 15, 2016. They held a beautiful yet intimate ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa, attended by their close family members and friends.

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Furthermore, the beautiful couple gave birth to their child named Sielle Phoenix-Copley on January 1, 2017. As of now, the family of three is living a life filled with joy in Cape Town.

Social Media Presence

Facebook–  448k Followers

Instagram–  49.4k Followers

Twitter–  18.1k Followers

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