Jessica Phillips - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Jessica Phillips
Profession: Actress, Singer
Best Known For: Why Women Kill (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : November 3, 1971 (age 52)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jessica Leigh Phillips
Birth Place: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: Dr. Gary Phillips
Mother's Name: Alice Phillips
Siblings: 1

Brooke Phillips (younger sister)

High School: Worcester Academy
University: Emerson College
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married

Nicholas Rohlfing (?-2011)
Tad Wilson (2017-2021)

Children: 2

Jonah Rohlfing (son)
Malcolm Rohlfing (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Auburn
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 35 inch
Waist Size: 27 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Jessica Phillips?

Jessica Phillips is an actress, singer by profession, and American by nationality. She is well known for appearing in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Pippa Cox, Why Women Kill and in Broadway shows including Leap of Faith, The Scarlet Pimpernel.

Jessica Phillips – Age, Parents, Siblings

Jessica Phillips was born on November 3, 1971, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Her full name is Jessica Leigh Phillips. Her father Dr. Gary Phillips is a religious historian and writer and her mother is Alice Phillips. Her parents raised her in Sutton, Massachusetts with her sibling, a younger sister named Brooke Phillips.

young Jessica Phillips (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education Jessica Phillips attended Worcester Academy in Worcester, Massachusetts, graduating in 1989. She went on to enroll at Emerson College. Studying under director Leo Nickole, she graduated from the same in 1994 with BFA in musical theatre.

Her ethnicity is Caucasian.

Jessica Phillips – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Phillips was married to Nicholas Rohlfing. They have two children together- sons Jonah Rohlfing (born September 28, 2000), and Malcolm Rohlfing (born October 20, 2003). Malcolm graduated from LA Guardia High School in 2021 while Jonah graduated from high school in 2019. They eventfully separated and divorced.

Jessica Phillips met her fellow cast, Tad Wilson when they sang as the music duo 10th & Carlisle. They married on July 15, 2017. Although she does not have any children with her husband, she is stepmother to Wilson’s son Taylor Wilson. However, the pair separated and their divorce was finalized in 2021.

In February 2022, she came out as queer.

Jessica Phillips with her husband and sons (Image: Instagram)

Jessica Phillips – Career


Phillips danced competitively before turning to act career. As a teen, she studied the Linklater Technique and later trained under Kristin Linklater. After college, her first audition led to the role of Mrs. Walker in the Broadway musical The Who's Tommy. She returned to Nashville for five years in 1999 where she worked on radio as a demo singer and appeared in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat musical.

Moreover, Jessica Phillips has starred in Broadway production of The Scarlet Pimpernel (1998-2000), Next to Normal (2009-2010), Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (2011-2012), and Leap of Faith (2012). Other theatre credits include Unknown Soldier (2015), Deathless (2017), Dear Evan Hansen (2018), etc.

Films, Series

Phillips’ debut role was in the TV film Bronx Warrants as Adele Destefano. This was followed by appearances in films La vida inesperada (2013), Absent Mind (2018), and the short film Albert Cummings Project (2015), etc.

She has also starred in the episode(s) of the TV series Unforgettable (2013), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2013-2020), Royal Pains (2014), Elementary (2017), Why Women Kill (2021), among others.

Jessica Phillips (left) in Why Women Kill (Image: Best movie cast)


On the set of Why Women Kill, Jessica Phillips has starred in includes Alicia Coppola, Matthew Daddario, Virginia Williams, Sadie Calvano, and Sam Jaeger.

At the grand re-opening of Radio City Music Hall, hosted by Billy Crystal, she performed with Estelle Parsons, Alice Ripley, Billy Porter, Marc Kudisch, and Leslie Odom Jr.

Jessica Phillips – Net Worth, Salary

The estimate on the net worth and salary of Jessica Phillips is under review.

Jessica Phillips – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram and Twitter, Jessica Phillips is followed by thousands of followers but is absent on Facebook.

List of Why Women Kill cast members

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