West Anaximander Collins rose to fame as the first son of the actor Misha Collins. His father got media attention after his role as Angel Castiel in the hit TV series, Supernatural. Apart from his dad’s profession, Collin’s mother Victoria Vantoch is an avid writer, historian, and journalist whose work has been seen in several renowned media outlets.
Besides, his parents have been together for over a decade. Then, was it a love marriage? Well, to know if they started dating prior to their marriage, you have to go through the article.
Likewise, the star kid has gathered a lot of media attention and many of his well-wishers want to know various facts including his age, birthday, siblings, and many more. Let’s find out everything about him!
How Old is West Anaximander Collins? His Childhood, Age, Birthday
The star kid is 11 years old, turning 12 this year. The first child of Misha Collins (father) and Victoria Vantoch (mother) was born on September 23, 2010. Similarly, the celebrity child’s star sign is Libra. Moving on to West’s parental grandparents, they are Rebecca Tippens and Richard Krushnic.
Furthermore, when it comes to his academics, it is reported that his parents are providing him homeschooling. Besides, his dad often shares short clips on YouTube, teaching his son to cook.
He Has a Younger Sister
West Anaximander Collins also has a younger sister. His mother Victoria gave birth to her second child, a daughter two years and two days after West on Sep 25, 2012. They named her Maison Marie Collins. She is 9 years old as of 2o22.
Both of their parents adore and love their kids very much. Although his mother Victoria isn’t available on any social media handle, West’s dad features them frequently on Instagram.
West Anaximander Collins’ Mother Victoria Vantoch Is A Ph.D. Holder
As many might not know, West’s mom Vantoch is a well-educated woman. She studied at the University of Chicago and accomplished her B.A. in Anthropology. Later, she went to Oxford University as a visiting student for a year.
Moreover, Victoria then went to enroll at the University of Southern California and obtained a Ph.D. in history. She also released her doctoral thesis under the name ‘Ambassadors of the Air: The Airline Stewardess, Glamour, and Technology in the Cold War, 1945–1969’ which represented the air hostess’s role during the difficult time of the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
His Mom Victoria Has Written Two Books
Collins’ mother Victoria has been expressing her point of view through her books. Her first book, The Threesome Handbook: A Practical Guide to Sleeping with Three, a guide to threesomes was released in 2007.
Her second book, The Jet Sex: Airline Stewardesses and the Making of an American Icon, released in 2013 was based on the history of airlines and sex.
Not only that but her husband also has the same love for writing.
Collins’ Parents Wrote ‘The Adventurous Eaters Club’ Together
On November 5, 2019, the beautiful pair published a cookbook named ‘The Adventurous Eaters Club: Mastering the Art of Family Mealtime.‘ The book is listed at $18.24 for Hardcover and $14.99 for Kindel on Amazon.
The book has the story of how the couple shared a home with only joy during mealtime with their kids. Without any doubt, the story inside the book will be of help to many parents out there to find ways to get their families closer. And through the book cooking and teaching their kids to be lifelong healthy consumers.
Victoria’s Accomplishments As A Writer
The passionate writer was awarded “the 2006-07 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Fellowship in Aerospace History.” Similarly, in 2005, Vantoch got Guggenheim Fellowship from Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum.
West Anaximander Collins’ Father Misha Collins Is An Actor
His actor dad Misha started his acting career in 1998, starring in the TV series Legacy with the role of Andrew. The following year, Misha appeared in the TV projects like Liberty Heights, Charmed, and Girl, Interrupted.
Later, in 2000, the actor portrayed the character of Black DeWitt in the TV series, NYPD Blue. Similarly, in 2001, Collins made his appearance in the TV series, Seven Days. Besides, his TV show credits include Par 6 and 24.
Furthermore, his other acting works are Moving Alan, Finding Home, The Venture Bros., Kings of Con, Supernatural, and others.
Both Of West’s Parents Are Philanthropists
West Anaximander Collins’ parents are actively involved in collecting charity funds. The beautiful pairs donated the incomes that came from their book The Adventurous Eaters Club to numerous NGO-type org like The Edible Schoolyard Project.
Not only that but Collins’ father is also the founder of the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen(GISHWHES).
When Did West Anaximander Collins’ Parents Marry? Their Relationship Details
West’s parents Misha and Victoria exchanged their vows on October 6, 2001, in Maine. Their nuptial was held in a private ceremony with only a limited guest.
Before their marriage, the pair came across while both were at Northfield Mount Hermon School. And their first meeting was in an English class. Surprisingly, West’s father was only the boy in the class. During the class, the actor didn’t stop flirting with her.
Misha used to write poems for her. His poems used to be all about,
“I wrote her poems in class that, um, made fun of her. I wrote her a poem about her beauty, in whichl likened her nose to a great cathedral…”
After high school, they went to enroll at the University of Chicago. Furthermore, the long-time couple even went to a remote beach in Baja California (Mexico) on the occasion of New Year’s Eve 1999.
How Is Their Marriage Going Now?
Since the early 2000s, West’s parents are leading a blissful married life. The actor hasn’t talked much about his personal life or family in the media outlets, but, it is safe to say, the family of four is closer than we know.
On the other hand, Collins’ mother Victoria is also a very private person who loves to keep her family details far from the prying eyes of the media.
West And His Sister Are Under The Good Care Of Their Parents
Back in September 2022, actor Misha gave an update to his well-wishers on his Instagram that his kids are growing well. He uploaded his own picture stating,
Tomorrow the kids go back to school and I leave for Atlanta to start filming, so we decided to make today a “YES DAY” where I have to say yes to whatever the kids want to do. It’s not going my way. First thing on their list: A makeover for dad…
He further added,
Now they’re making me take them to the toy store with my new look. This is not what I had in mind for today.
Well, to come up with a conclusion, the two kids are enjoying their early days with their busy dad.