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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 24 September 1980Durban, Natal, South Africa
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tanit Phoenix Copley was born on September 24, 1980 in Durban, Natal, South Africa. She is known for her work on Lord of War (2005), Safe House (2012) and Death Race 2 (2010). She has been married to Sharlto Copley since February 15, 2016.

Spouse (1)

Sharlto Copley (15 February 2016 - present)

Trivia (6)

South African supermodel. She started her career at the age of 15 and has been on the covers of GQ, FHM, Maxim, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and Shape magazines, and has frequently been shot for Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. Her big break came when she was featured in the 2003 Sports Illusrated swimsuit edition. She is one of the most recognizable names in South Africa.
A ballet dancer, she practices yoga and muay-tai.
"Tanit" means "Goddess of love" or "'Goddess of Life and Death" in Phoenician.
Family farms organic medicinal herbs, vegetables and fruits.
Her family's last name can be traced to Tullylish, Ireland. In 1822, during Ireland's partition, her great-grandfather George Phoenix, who was a young Navy mechanic, left Ireland by boat with his uncle and traveled to South Africa. He married in South Africa, had a son named George, who had a son named Gavin, who had a daughter named Tanit. She is descended from both Irish and Dutch blood lines.
Has been in a relationship with actor Sharlto Copley since January 2012. They got engaged in Kauai, Hawaii, on 28 March 2015, and got married on the 15 February 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa.

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