Phyllis Theroux

by doveclove Mon Feb 22 2021 Updated On Sun Apr 10 2022
Phyllis Theroux

Phyllis Theroux is a journalist, essayist, author, and teacher. 

She is the mother of Justin Theroux.

Phyllis, a critically acclaimed author 

She published California and other states of grace in 1980, an autobiography of her journey to California. 

The book follows her world, where she has written about growing up in San Francisco during World War II.

In 2010 she released The Journal Keeper: A Memoir, an autobiography showing her journal as she ages into her sixties. 

Besides these, she also has written children's books, Serefina Under the Circumstance, and essays Peripheral Visions and Nightlights: Bedtime Stories for Parents in the Dark. 

Newspapers such as The New York Times, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, and International Herald Tribune have included her columns and reviews. 

She has graduated with a BA in philosophy from Manhattanville College.

Married to Eugene Albert Theroux

She was married to Eugene Theroux. Eugene graduated from Harvard University in 1959.

He has worked as a lecturer and professor in the USA, China. He is now a lawyer at Baker & McKenzie in Washington.

They had Justin Theroux on August 10, 1971. 

The couple got separated, and the events of their divorce are not clear. 


Her first child is Justin Theroux, is with Eugene. He is a famous actor, producer, director, screenwriter. 

He has appeared in films and series with HBO, Netflix and directed his movie Dedication in 2007.

Some of his highest-rated movies are Mulholland, The Sleepy Time Gal, based on Sex.

She also other two children named  Sebastian Theroux and Elizabeth Theroux.

Justin divorced Jennifer Aniston 

In 2010 they reconnected while filming Wanderlust and started dating in 2011. 

Then the couple got engaged in August 2012. the engagement was €400k diamond. 

They got married on August 5, 2015. the couple had a private wedding ceremony. It happened in  their Bel Air home.

After two years of marriage, the couple split because they could not agree on living in Los Angeles

Justin did not want to leave his life in LA while Jen made her mind on leaving the city. 

She met the love of her life on

Phyllis Theroux With Husband
Phyllis Theroux With Husband Source: thewomanseye

In an interview, she revealed that she met her husband on an online dating app. 

She met Ragan Thomas in 2003 and got married to him in 2005

When asked if she was scared about the wedding, she replied, saying  Ragan sent her a Mary Oliver poem called West Wing #2, and that's when she knew he was worth marrying.

About Ragan 

Ragan was born on May 31, 1936, in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. He went to Kentucky Military Institute.

After this graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Naval Academy and a master's degree from Purdue University and Lynchburg College, he served eight years in Air Force. 

He loved to read history, crime novels, and autobiographies. 

He did his social work by serving on Habitat for Humanity and volunteering at Circles Ashland.

He dies from congestive heart failure

At the age of 83, Thomas passed away on March 26, 2020. He had been diagnosed with the disease for five years. 

What is next for her 

When asked what can the fans/ follower expect from her in the coming days, she replied she wants to try many things like writing a novel about a family in the 50s growing up in a cult; she wants to establish "Book Power," where book club members can meet and take action through a particular story that moves them. 

She is also working on a novel about her mother's life. 

Net worth and income sources 

Phyllis's net worth is unknown, whereas her son Justin has a net worth of $20 million, and his income sources are acting, producing, directing. 

 Phyllis Justin
Net worth unknown$20 million
income sources books, journalismacting, directing 

Age, height, weight 

  1. She was born on February 22, 1939, making her 81 years old.
  2. Her height and weight are unknown.
  3. She is a Pisces.

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