Amy Mickelson is an actress who appeared as Alfie’s first wife in the 1988 movie, Sunset. She has always been on the limelight as a former NBA Phoenix Suns Cheerleader. But her meteoric rise to stardom came about following her marriage to the United States multiple award-winning professional golfer, Phil Mickelson who has won every major golf championship except the US Open where he has finished second for six times. He is also the brand ambassador of many top brands including Callaway Golf, Ford and Rolex. Although Amy wanted to be an actress, her passion for cheerleading didn’t die after she got married as she has always been seen cheering her husband on almost every golf tournament he has participated in. Get a lowdown about Phil Mickelson’s wife below.
Amy Mickelson Biography (Wiki)
The supportive wife of the golfer was born as Amy McBride in the United States of America in 1972. There is no information about her exact date and month of birth as well as the identity of her parents and siblings as she has not made those details available to the prying eyes of the media. Amy Mickelson is of white Caucasian ethnic group and a holder of American nationality. Regarding her educational achievements, she is a graduate of the prestigious Arizona State University. Phil Mickelson’s wife had her whole future mapped out before she met her now husband as she wanted to be an actress, having had her film debut in 1988 when she appeared as Alfie’s first wife in the thriller movie, Sunset featuring alongside Bruce Willis.
The beautiful actress walked down the aisle with her husband, Phil Mickelson whom she dated for four years on 16th November 1996. Three years later, the couple welcomed their first child, Amanda Brynn Mickelson on 21st June 1999, the day Phil finished second to Payne Stewart in the 1999 US Open. Her loving husband made it to the hospital on time and witnessed the birth of his first child and even helped to cut the cord. Two years later, the couple welcomed their second daughter, Sophia Isabel Mickelson on the 23rd of October.
The birth of her third child, Evan Samuel Mickelson who was born on 23rd March 2003 was a miracle as Amy had a six-inch artery tear in her uterus which caused her son to seize breathing for seven minutes. God’s willing for the timely intervention of the doctors, and nurses Phil Mickelson would have lost his wife and son.
Furthermore, her loving husband left the 2017 US Open in order to attend his first daughter’s high school graduation in June as he has always placed his family first before any other thing. As of 2019, Amanda is studying archaeology and the ancient world at Brown University, Rhode Island while Sophia is heading to college and Evan is in high school. So far, Amy Mickelson is a blessed woman as her 22-year-old marriage is an epitome of what a home should be and there is no sign of divorce. The couple are still enjoying their nuptial bliss.
Facts About Phil Mickelson’s Wife
1. How Amy Met Phil Mickelson
Amy met Phil during her junior year at Arizona State University when she was a fellow of Phoenix Suns Cheerleading team as he was in his senior year then. According to Amy Mickelson, she narrated that when Phil told her that he is a pro in golf, she thought that he meant he works in a shop at the golf course. Their first date was awesome as they played tennis together while their second date was at Pro-Am golf championship held in Palm Springs, California and the rest is now history.
2. Triumph Over Breast Cancer
The adorable wife of Phil Mickelson stopped appearing alongside her husband in 2009 as rumors had it that they were heading for a divorce. However, it was later revealed that the comely actress was diagnosed with breast cancer. Thank goodness, Amy survived it through the help of oncologist, Tom Buchholz, as she was able to make it to the 2010 Augusta tournament which her husband went on to clinch.
3. Amy Mickelson is a Charitable Worker
Following her breast cancer survival, she co-founded a foundation with her husband called The Phil and Amy Mickelson Foundation which aids families, youths, and research on breast cancer. Their foundation supported the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas with $100, 000.
4. She Has a Friendly Personality
Mickelson is loved by all and sundry in the world of golf following her down-to-earth attitude and her support to her husband which is evident as she is held in high regards among the spouses of other pro golfers.
5. Her Body Measurement
Amy Mickelson stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.67m) and weighs about 60 kg (132 lb). She has body measurement of bust – 33 inches, waist size – 26 inches and hip size – 35 inches.