About Mackenzie Phillips
It has been estimated that the total size of the current Mackenzie Phillips net worth is as high as 2 million dollars, which she has earned mainly because of her career as an actress. In addition to being an actress, she is a singer. Mackenzie Phillips can be remembered for her role in “American Graffiti”. Also, she was appearing in the sitcom called “One Day at a Time”, where she played the role of Julie Mora Cooper Horvath. One of her most recent roles has been in the Disney Channel production called “So Weird”. Thus, all of these acting jobs have increased the total sum of Mackenzie Phillips net worth, as well.
She was born in 1959 in Alexandria, Virginia. She was born in a well known family as her father is a singer, John Phillips from the band called The Mamas & the Papas. Her mother is his first wife, Susan Adams. When she was twelve years old, Mackenzie Phillips created her first music group, which was noticed by a talent agent. In 1973, she attended auditions to get a role in the film called “American Graffiti”, which made her famous and also increased the overall amount of Mackenzie Phillips net worth.
In the 1970s, she became even more recognized when she started to appear in the TV production called “One Day at a Time”, in which she played the part of Julie Cooper. However, it was also this time when she got addicted to drugs to alcohol and was always arriving on the set late. This resulted into her being fired from the show in 1980. Mackenzie Phillips went into rehab at Fair Oaks Hospital. When the treatment was completed, she got an invitation back to “One Day at a Time”. In 1982, unfortunately, she collapsed when filming the show because she began to use drugs again.
In the 1980s and the 1990s, Mackenzie Phillips focused on her music career when she performed with a new version of her father’s group called The New Mamas and The Papas. Thus, her music career has served as one of the main sources of increasing the current estimate of Mackenzie Phillips net worth.
In 1999, she got a role of a rock star Molly Phillips to play in the Disney Channel series called “So Weird”, where she was joined by Cara DeLizia. She also contributed to the soundtrack of the series. In 2002, the actress got a role in the Original Disney Channel movie called “Double Teamed”. Since that time, Mackenzie Phillips has appeared as a guest in various other TV shows, such as “Cold Case”, “ER”, “7th Heaven”, “Without a Trace” and some others. In 2011, she was awarded an Honorary Best Actress award at the Female Eye Film Festival in Toronto, Canada for her role in the film called “Peach Plum Pear”.
Currently, Mackenzie Phillips is working as a drug rehab counselor at the Breathe Life Healing Center in West Hollywood, California. Therefore, in addition to her career in show business, she is involved in other spheres, as well.