Mackenzie Phillips Biography

Updated On Feb 07, 2019 Published On Sep 10, 2015
Facts of Mackenzie Phillips
Date of Birth: 1959 , November-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Mackenzie Phillips
Birth Name Laura Mackenzie Phillips
Father John Phillips
Mother Susan Adams
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Virginia, Unites States
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $50,000
Famous for One Day at a Time
Married Yes
Married to Jeff Sessler, Michael Barakan, Keith Levenson
Children 1
Divorce Jeff Sessler, Michael Barakan
Education Highland Hall Waldorf School
Movies American Graffitti
TV Show One Day at a Time
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Mackenzie Phillips is a famous actress and a singer from America. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in renowned movies like American Graffiti and also in One Day at a Time.

Mackenzie Phillips' early life

Mackenzie Phillips was from an upper-middle-class family born as Laura Mackenzie Phillips in Alexandria, Virginia, the United States of America to Susan Adams and John Phillips. Her father is a popular singer like her and her mother is a housewife.

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She also has four siblings and they are Chynna Phillips, Bijou Phillips, Jeffrey Phillips, and Tamerlane Phillips. She received her formal education from Highland Hall Waldorf School.

Mackenzie Phillips' career

Mackenzie Phillips is known to be an actress and also a singer. She began acting since her childhood days. She first appeared in the movie in 1971 in American Graffiti, starring Harrison Ford.

However, she only rose to prominence when she played her role in the television series One Day at a Time, featuring Valerie Bertinelli.

Mackenzie is also well known for playing the character of Nurse Harding in the 2005 film, The Jacket, starring  Adrien BrodyDaniel Craig, and Keira Knightley.

Mackenzie Phillips' personal life

Mackenzie Phillips is a married woman. She has been married thrice in her life. First, she was married to Jeff Sessler on 15th August 1979. This married relationship only lasted for about two years and they finally divorced in 1981.

Then after one and a half decade later, she got married to Michael Barakan in February 1997. She also had one child with him but she also ended her relationship with him in 2000.

These days she is married to Keith Levenson. She got married to him in June of 2005. She is not involved in any kind of extramarital affairs these days. She is happy to be his loving spouse and these days, he is her only boyfriend.

Mackenzie Phillips' net worth

From the series One Day at a Time she earned a massive salary of $50,000 a week. Her actual real-time net worth is estimated to be $2 million.

She has been able to gather such a sum from her hard work in the entertainment business which started in the year 1972.

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Born in Alexandria, Virginia

November 10 , 1959

Mackenzie Phillips is from an upper middle-class family, born as Laura Mackenzie Phillips in Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America to Susan Adams and John Phillips. Her father is a popular singer like Mackenzie and her mother is a housewife.

Won LA Femme International Film Festival

2012

Mackenzie Phillips has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. In 2012, she was nominated in LA Femme International Film Festival for Meritorious Achievement Award; she won it the same time.

Nominated in TV Land Awards

2005

Mackenzie Phillips was first nominated for a major award in 2005. That year, she was nominated in TV Land Awards for Favorite Singing Siblings. She was actually nominated for that award along with her costars. But she didn't win that award.

Married to Jeff Sessler

August 15 , 1979

Mackenzie Phillips is a married woman. She has been married thrice in her life. First she was married to Jeff Sessler on 15th August 1979. This married relationship only lasted for about two years. She didn't have any children with him.

Divorced with Jeff Sessler

1981

After being committed in the marriage relationship with Jeff Sessler for two years, they finally decided to be separated from each other. Their divorced was finalized in 1981. The actual reason for their separation is unknown.

Married to Michael Barakan

1997

Mackenzie Phillips was not involved in any kind of love affairs for one and half decade and later in 1997, she got married to Michael Barakan. She also had one child with him. She lived happily with him for about four years and they were also happy to be with each other.

Divorced with her second husband

2000

She got married to Michael Barakan in 1997. She also had one child with him. But something went wrong in their married life and she finally decided to live separately. She finally divorced with him in 2000.

Married to Keith Levenson

2005

These days Mackenzie Phillips is married to Keith Levenson. She got married with him in June of 2005. She is not pregnant with his children yet. She is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs these days, she is happy to be his loving spouse and these days, he is her only boyfriend.

Gave birth to her first child

1987

For the first time in her life, Mackenzie Phillips became mother with her first child. She gave birth to her first child in 1987, a son Shane Barakan. He is also a musician. However, his actual biological father is unknown.

Arrested for drug abuse

August 27 , 2008

Mackenzie Phillips is also an addict. On 27th, August, 2008, she was arrested in the Airport of Los Angles. She was arrested because she was carrying cocaine and other drugs. She was found guilty and she was sent in a rehab for about a year.

Release of her Book

2009

Mackenzie Phillips also published a book High on Arrival, the book was totally about her drub addiction, when she started using drugs and what compelled her to use it. It was released in September of 2009. It was written by MacKenzie.