Born on September 24, 1984 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, Tanit Phoenix is a South African actress, makeup artist and a fashion model who is of Dutch and Irish descent. She is best known for her swimwear and lingerie photo shoots after appearing in a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2003 and in GQ magazine and FHM in the same year.
Tanit is also a dancer and she gpt enrolled in ballet from the age of 5 and danced for about 15 years. As a model, Phoenix has appeared in international TV commercials for Adidas, Coca-Cola, Volvic water, Aqua-mineral, Visine, Schweppes, American Swiss Jewellery, Citroen C3, Nivea, Alberto VO5, Aria, Transition Lenses, Volvic, Distractions lingerie campaign and Veet television commercials. She is married to fellow South African actor, Sharlto Copley.