The tea towel still burns between Phil Collins and his ex-wife, Orianne Cevey. While the singer, suffering from back problems, was recently making the headlines after being seen in a wheelchair, another glitch has fueled the turmoil: his divorce from Orianne Cevey, his third wife. After having separated for the first time and then patched up, the couple had broken up for good – at least it must be believed – last August. Since then, it’s not pretty between the interpreter of Another day in paradise and his ex-wife. Last October, the latter had already made fat by squatting the singer’s house, protected by armed guards. More recently, she had poured herself out during her legal battle with Phil Collins for the division of property on an astonishing fact: the personal hygiene of the singer, which she said was neglected. A low blow from the one who had married the musician in 1999. Born in Switzerland in 1974, she worked in events before meeting Phil Collins in 1994. From this union are born two sons, Nicholas and Matthew, today aged 19 and 15. Converted into jewelry design, she is also a black belt in mixed martial arts.
Phil Collins: married twice before Orianne Cevey
The singer was first married in 1975 to Andrea Bertorelli, a Canadian environmental activist, with whom he had a son, Simon (born 1976). The young woman was already the mother of a little girl, Joely (born in 1972) whom Phil Collins adopted. By the way, the song In the air tonight was written about him: in it, the singer recounts his anger after his divorce from Andrea when she left him for a decorator. Fabulations according to the main interested, who explained later that not only their marriage was broken for the singer’s tendency “to get carried away”, but also that it was he who had cheated on her. Mystery. In 1984, Phil Collins married actress Jill Tavelman for a second time, with whom he had a daughter who became an actress, Lily Collins (born 1989). The couple will divorce in 1996 because of the infidelities of the singer.
Phil Collins and Andrea with their children © ALPHA AGENCY