Philip Ettington was born on June 4, 1966 in West Midlands, England as Philip Shirley. As a child actor he quickly found an interest in all aspects of the entertainment industry, also from working as Assistant Producer in England for a friend of his biological Father, relative of his adoptive Father, the Executive Producer Lloyd Shirley. This led him to Los Angeles, where he continued his career from being a radio Disc Jockey, directing music videos, voiceover for television commercials, and print modeling; while at the same time acting in film and television. Today he still continues to act, but his main focus is producing and screenwriting. According to official reports he has a net worth of $15 million.