Phil B. Colson is known for being the proud father of Sia, a famous Australian singer, songwriter, and voice artist. Phil, himself a musician, singer, guitarist & composer, got media attention after his daughter became a renowned singer. Sia garnered public attention for her 6th studio album, 1000 Forms of Fear, which debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 in 2014.
The lead single of her 7th studio album, 2016 This Is Acting, “Cheap Thrills” was number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Phil’s brother Kevin Colson is an Australian stage, film, and television actor. Kevin has been recognized for appearing as Sir George Dillingham in the musical Aspects of Love. He was nominated for a Tony award and Cliff in the original London production of Cabaret. Kevin’s notables works include the musical Irma La Douce, The Pleasure of His Company, and, The Glass Menagerie
Phil B. Colson’s Family Background
Phil’s singer daughter was born Sia Kate Isobelle Furler in Adelaide, South Australia on 18 December 1975. Sia has been inspired by Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and Sting since childhood. After studying at Adelaide High School, Sia started singing at the local acid jazz band Crisp in the mid-1990s. She sang for the Band’s album Word and the Deal (1996) and EP Delirium (1997). Sia collaborated with Flavoured Records to release her debut studio album, OnlySee in December 1997, which sold only about 1,200 copies.
Phil’s wife, Loene Furler, is an art lecturer, and his brother Kevin Colson, born on August 28, 1938, in Sydney, Australia, was also an actor.
Phil B. Colson’s Career
In 2001 Phil’s daughter Sia released her second studio album, Healing Is Difficult, followed by her third album Colour the Small One in 2004. Her next two albums Some People Have Real Problems (2008) and We Are Born (2010) were certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
Phil’s brother after moving to London in 1965, Kevin played a small part of Robert Browning in Robert and Elizabeth at the Lyric Theater. Kevin appeared as the lead 1989 musical Aspects of Love with Ann Crumb. He portrayed Noah in Children of Eden at the Prince Edward Theater in London in 1991 and appeared in Maddie, Annie, The Destiny of Me (2002), Allport’s Revenge (2004), Van Badham’s The Gabriels (2006), Blackwater Angel (2006), Mass Appeal (2006), The Beautiful People (2008) and His Greatness (2010).
Phil B. Colson’s Family Net Worth
Phil, a musician, and his family did not reveal his wealth in the media. However, his daughter and brother, both entertainment celebrities, raised a considerable amount of wealth. Sia owns a net worth of about $30 million, which she earned from her successful career as a singer and songwriter. Sia bought a bungalow in Echo Park for around $660,000 in 2014. Sia paid $5.15 million for a 4,549-square-foot property in Toluca Lake, Los Angeles in 2015. Sia is the recipient of several ARIA Awards, 9 Grammy Award nominations, and an MTV Video Music Award.