Meet Phoenix Sky Andersen – A. J. Cook’s Son

Phoenix Sky Andersen Background Details

The second child of Criminal Minds actress A.J. Cooks and her husband Nathan Anderson, Phoenix Sky Andersen was born into fame about eight years ago. 

The media has focused on the youngster primarily because of his celebrity parents and the “miracle” that surrounded his birth. Summary of Phoenix Sky Andersen’s Biography 

 Summary of Phoenix Sky Andersen’s Biography 

Name Phoenix Andersen
First Name Phoenix
Last Name Phoenix
Occupation Family Member
Birthday July 23
Birth Year 2015
Place of Birth Los Angeles
Home Town California
Birth Country United States
Birth Sign Leo
Full/Birth Name
Parents A. J. Cook, Nathan Andersen
Siblings Not Available
Spouse Not Known
Children(s) Not Available

Phoenix Sky Andersen was Born 8 Years Ago in Los Angeles, California, USA

Phoenix Andersen celebrates his birthday every 23rd of July 2015 as he was born a Leo on that day in Los Angeles California. As already mentioned, Sky’s parents are celebrity actress AJ Cook and her husband Nathan Anderson. Just 5 weeks after his birth, Sky was featured on the cover of US Weekly in September 2015.


Considering his birth details, Phoenix Sky Andersen is currently 8 years which is still within the schooling age. However, details of the particular school he is in and his year of study have not been revealed. Be that as it may, it is believed that Sky is enrolled at one of the best schools in LA alongside his elder brother.

Meet Phoenix Sky Andersen’s Famous Parents AJ Cooks and Nathan Anderson

While AJ Cooks works as an actress, her husband Nathan Anderson found success as a businessman though he started off pursuing a career in the entertainment industry.

AJ Cooks is a Canadian Born Actress and Dancer

Andrea Joy Cook who is more famously referred to as AJ Cooks is a Canadian actress born in Oshawa, Ontario on July 22, 1978, as one of four siblings. She was raised in Whitby, a town in the Durham region of Southern Ontario alongside her siblings.

While in her second grade, Cooks was declared legally blind due to severe astigmatism she had but had to wear contacts and thick glasses to help aid her vision. By 2007, she had surgery that significantly improved her vision.


She Started Showing Her Talent for Art as a 4-Year-Old

As an entertainer, AJ Cooks’ inclination to the art dates back to when she was just about 4 years old. As a young dancer, she was enrolled in ballet, tap, and jazz lessons and even competed in various dance competitions.

When she clocked 16, AJ Cooks decided it was time to try out another form of entertainment; acting. Her first work was in a 1997 McDonald’s commercial before she went on to land a role in the TV series ‘Goosebumps’ in the same year. She also acted in her first film in 1997 which was titled ‘Laserhawk’ where she played a minor role.

The ‘Virgin Suicides’ (1999) gave Andrea Joy Cook her big break as Mary Lisbon, and she went on to get parts in a lot of other movies and TV shows after that. Recently, her portrayal of Jennifer Jareau on the television series “Criminal Minds” from 2005–2020 has garnered the greatest attention.


AJ Cooks Selected Filmography

Television Series

  • Goosebumps (1997)
  • The Spiral Staircase (2000)
  • Higher Ground (2000)
  • Tru Calling (2003–2004)
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011)
  • 9-1-1 (2022)


  • Laserhawk (1997)
  • Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001)
  • Final Destination 2 (2003)
  • Mother’s Day (2010)
  • Wer (2013)

Nathan Anderson is a Successful Businessman


Unlike his wife, Phoenix Sky Andersen’s father Nathan Anderson is pursuing a career outside the entertainment industry as an entrepreneur and fashion designer who owns the Walter Sky clothing brand.

Nathan was born in the United States of America on the 25th of May, 1978 into an American family. Nathan has a brother named Wesley Anderson with whom he set up and runs the Walter Sky clothing line. However, beyond this information, nothing else is known about his family background as he has not decided to let the public in on that aspect of his life.

He Studied Film at Utah Valley University but Found Success as a Clothing Businessman

Regarding his education, Nathan studied film at Utah Valley University, Salt Lake City which was the same school AJ Cooks attended. Following his graduation, he initially started by pursuing a career in the entertainment industry.

But without much success and seeing that he had more passion for commerce than entertainment, Nathan left entertainment to pursue his business aspirations. He started as an entrepreneur by investing in a friend’s start-up and in no time it proved a good business deal. He then ventured into the clothing business with his brother by establishing the Walter Sky clothing line and has not relented since then. The business has proven to be successful.

The Couple Have Been Married for 22 Years


As already hinted, AJ Cooks met her beau Nathan Anderson while studying in a film class at Utah Valley University in Salt Lake City, Utah. From there, they bonded well and overtime, their relationship become stronger when AJ relocated fully to Salt Lake City. On the 3rd of August 2001, the duo got marrraisingd have been together since then raisng thnotinghildren together.

It is worthy to note that there has not been any controversy between the couple, instead they have been through various trials and triumphed together. Back in September 2019, Nathan survived cancer after a year of battling with the disease. An Elated AJ Cooks took to Instagram to share the good news.

How Many Siblings Does Phoenix Have?

For now, Pho,y Andersen has only one sibling who is his elder brother named Mekhai Allan Andersen. He was born a Virgo on September 13, 2008 (aged 15 years old) as the first son of the family in Los Angeles, California, USA. An excited Nathan Andersen described Mekhai after his birth as a “good baby” he was so lucky to have as his own.

Already, Mekhia has begun showing his acting skills with a handful of film credits to his name. He first starred in uncredited roles in films like ‘Memorian’, ‘Normal’, and ‘100’ before he began getting named. He got famous starring as Henry LaMontagne in the TV series Criminal Minds alongside his mother who portrayed the character of Jennifer Jareau.


Is Phoenix Sky Andersen on Any Career Path?

Phoenix Sky Andersen is too young to have established career goals just yet. But because his brother has already pursued a career in acting, it is thought that he might do the same in the not-too-distant future.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Back to top button