• Phoebe Dahl is a British-American philanthropist, fashion designer and activist from a well-known family of writers, artists and other respected professionals.
• She attended San Francisco’s Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and studied fashion photography at the London College of Fashion.
• She is the founder of 'Faircloth & Supply' and collaborated with Ruby Rose to design street-wear and has featured in 'Racked’s 30 Under 30 Rising Designers'.
• She is a philanthropist and is working with the nonprofit organization 'General Welfare Pratisthan' to donate two school uniforms, school supplies, and a one-year scholarship to a girl in Nepal.
• Her net worth is estimated to be $5 million and she was engaged to the Australian model and actress Ruby Rose in 2014.
Who Is Phoebe Dahl?
Phoebe Patricia Faircloth, better known as Phoebe Dahl, is a British-American philanthropist, fashion designer, and activist. She comes from a well-known family of writers, artists, actors, screenwriters, and lawyers, among other respected professions.
Phoebe Dahl Early Life, Education, and Family
Phoebe was born on 4 November 1988, in Los Angeles, California; she is a granddaughter of British author Roald Dahl and American actress Patricia Neal. Her grandfather was born in Wales to Norwegian immigrant parents, and during the Second World War, he served in the Royal Air Force as a pilot and an intelligence officer.
During the late 1940s, he became one of the bestselling authors of books for both adults and children, and eventually in 1983, he was rewarded with the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, and in 1990 the British Book Awards’ Children’s Author of the Year. His work for children includes “Matilda”, “James and the Giant Peach”, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Fantastic Mr. Fox” among many more. Roald also wrote pieces such as “Tales of the Unexpected”, “The Gremlins”, “The Smoker” – also known as “Man from the South,” and the screenplay for the James Bond movie “You Only Live Twice”, and for “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and others.
Patricia Neil was born in the USA, and is best known for her roles as Helen Benson in “The Day the Earth Stood Still” in 1951, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” in 1961, and the worn-out housekeeper Alma Brown in “Hud”, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She gave birth to five children with Roald Dahl during their 30 year marriage, which ended in divorce in 1983, including Phoebe’s mother, Lucy Dahl.
Lucy Neal Dahl was born on 4 August 1965, and she is a British screenwriter. She married in 1987 Michael Faircloth, a water-ski instructor, with whom she has two daughters, Phoebe and Chloe Michaela. The couple divorced in 1991, and Lucy’s second marriage was in 2002, to John LaViolette.
Phoebe has a famous aunts Tessa Dahl, who is an English author and former actress, and Ophelia, who is a social justice and healthcare advocate. Phoebe’s first cousin, Sophie Dahl, is an English author and writer, and a former fashion model. She published her first novella in 2003 entitled “The Man with the Dancing Eyes”, and was a model for Versace, Alexander McQueen, Patrick Cox, DKNY, Boucheron, and Pringle. Sophie is married to the singer Jamie Cullum.
Phoebe Dahl was raised in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts before settling in Los Angeles with her mother when she was seven. She attended San Francisco’s Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising an,d graduated with an Associate of Arts degree in fashion design in 2010.
Phoebe then studied fashion photography at the London College of Fashion in 2012.
Phoebe Dahl Career
Phoebe Dahl’s career began in Amsterdam, working as an assistant to Dutch fashion designer Jackie Villevoye before returning to Los Angeles in 2013 after a trip to Japan and India, and launching Faircloth & Supply which she’d founded in late 2012. Phoebe collaborated with the Australian television presenter and model Ruby Rose, to design street-wear for Dahl’s ethical clothing range in 2014, creating T-shirt designs Verve Coffee Roasters, and being included in “Racked’s 30 Under 30 Rising Designers” in 2015.
She was a costume designer for “Break Free,” a short documentary movie written and directed by Ruby Rose, her girlfriend at the time. In 2016, she launched the company Cardinahl + Dahl in collaboration with Ruby Cardinal, and was named the Creative Director at the incubator for emerging brands at Kartel.
Phoebe is also known for her charitable work – her fashion brand is working with the nonprofit organization General Welfare Pratisthan. For each item sold, the organization donates two school uniforms, school supplies, and a one-year scholarship to a girl in Nepal. She is also interested in the LGBT community problems, women’s empowerment, women’s health care, and more.
Phoebe Dahl tries to keep her personal and love life private, like most celebrities. She was engaged to the Australian model and actress Ruby Rose in 2014, but the couple separated a year later, although remaining good friends. She and Ruby attended the premiere of season three of “Orange Is the New Black”. In 2017, Phoebe began dating DJ and former model Tatiana de Leon.
Phoebe Dahl Net Worth and Appearance
Phoebe has not shared many details about her income, but some sources have estimated that Phoebe Dahl’s net worth is as high as $5 million, as of early 2020. Phoebe’s body measurements are unknown – she has blue eyes and naturally blonde hair, but tends to change her hair color very often.
Phoebe Dahl’s ex-fiancée, Ruby Rose
Ruby Rose Langenheim was born on the 20th March 1986, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is a television presenter, DJ, actress, model, and VJ. She realized early that she was a lesbian, and announced it. She was sexually abused as a child, and has clinical depression as well as bipolar disorder. Rose suffered verbal taunts and physical abuse from her schoolmates, which is why she tried to kill herself. Very young, she started modeling, and here she realized that androgyny allowed her to model with different gender expressions.
In 2002, she joined the Girlfriend model search. She collaborated with the Australian fashion label Milk and Honey to design a capsule fashion line, and has featured predominantly within mainstream fashion titles, including Maxim, Vogue Australia, InStyle Magazine, Cleo, and Marie Claire Magazine, and further on with Cosmopolitan, Nylon, New York’s Inked Magazine, and Nike.
Rose was VJ on MTV Australia, then as co-host of TRL, and also hosted the “2015 MTV Europe Music Awards” in Milan, alongside Ed Sheeran. To speak further about her accomplishments, she was the guest judge of “Australia’s Next Top Model”, and she was an official correspondent for Foxtel for the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010.
She had notable roles in the series “Mr & Mrs. Murder,” (2013), then “Orange Is the New Black”, in which she portrayed Stella Carlin from 2015 to 2016, while most recently she was chosen for the lead role of Kate Kane/ Batwoman in the TV series “Batwoman” (2019-2020). Ruby has also proven her talents in films, and has featured in such high profile films as “John Wick: Chapter 2” and “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” both in 2017, while in 2018 she starred in the film “The Meg”.