Has been in a relationship with actor Sharlto Copley since January 2012. They have bought a house together in Los Angeles.
Her name, Tanit, means 'Goddess of love' or 'Goddess of Life and Death' in Phoenician.
Her family can be traced to Tullylish, Ireland in the 1800's where her Great Grandfather was inducted into the School of Masonry. The Phoenix family later moved to Africa during the partition of Ireland, and she is descended from both Mediterranean and Dutch blood lines.
South African supermodel. Tanit Phoenix started her career at the age of 15 and has graced the covers of GQ, FHM, Maxim, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and Shape magazines, and has frequently been shot for Sport Illustrated Swimwear magazine. Tanit Phoenix shot to stardom in 2003 after she was featured in Sports Illustrated swimwear magazine, and is now one of the most recognizable names in South Africa.
Family farms organic medicinal herbs, vegetables and fruits.