Date of Birth 12 July 1989, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birth Name Phoebe Jane Elizabeth Tonkin
Height 5′ 7¾” (1.72 m)
From age 12 began completing various courses at the Australian Theatre for Young People; including Shakespeare, Script to Stage, Clowning Around and Musical Theatre.
Attended Queenwood School in Balmoral, known for its excellent drama department, and supplemented her education with private drama classes. Each year she took part in the school’s Shakespeare festival, ultimately winning the 2005 state final in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She also took part in all of the school plays including Antigone, White Crane and Venetian Twins.
Began various dance classes at age 4; including classical ballet, tap, hip-hop, and contemporary.