|Real Name/Full Name
|Philip Calvin McGraw
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Vinita, Oklahoma, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|1 September 1950
|54 years old
|In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
|In Kilograms – 85Kg
In Pounds – 187 lbs
|Father – Joseph J. McGraw
Mother – Anne Geraldine
|Deana, Donna and Brenda McGraw
|Shawnee Mission North High School
|University of Tulsa, Midwestern State University, University of North Texas and Wilmington Institute
|Robin McGraw (m. 1976), Debbie Higgins (m. 1970–1973)
|Jordan McGraw, Jay McGraw
|Television personality, psychologist and author
Philip Calvin McGraw or popularly known by the name of Dr. Phil has become a known name to the world by being a television personality. He is also known as an author. Although he has earned a doctorate degree in clinical psychology, he is not practicing it. He achieved his most success, name, and fame and became a household name back when he hosted his show, Dr. Phil, in 2002.
Well, how well do you know about Dr. Phil? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dr. Phil’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dr. Phil to date.
Biography and Early Life
Phil was born was 1st September 1950. He is a native of Vinita, Oklahoma, U.S.A. He has born as the third child to Joseph J. McGraw and Anne Geraldine. His father served as a supplier of types of equipment. He was raised along with his three siblings, Deana, Donna, and Brenda. While he was a teenager, he did odd jobs at beer shops and pizza shops. They then shifted to Kansas. Phil had a great liking towards becoming a psychologist from the beginning. He was also keen to play outdoor sports.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Dr. Phil in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dr. Phil’s age is 73 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 1 September 1950. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 85kg in Kilograms.
Phil went to the Shawnee Mission North High School and participated in the football team. He was so good that he earned a scholarship for football in 1968. Thus, he then enrolled himself at the University of Tulsa. He then wanted to pursue a career in psychology and thus attended Midwestern State University. He completed his graduation in 1975 with a B.A. Then he went to the University of North Texas to do an M.A and PhD in clinical psychology. He even has training from Wilmington Institute.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Phil first fell in love with Debbie Higgins McCall. The couple tied the knot in 1970. However, things did not work between the two, and they had an annulment in 1973. In the same year, Phil met Robin Jo Jameson. They got married in 1976. The couple is blessed to have two children, Jay and Jordan.
Is Dr. Phil Gay?
No, Dr. Phil is definitely not gay as we know of now. He has been with a woman once and is currently married to Robin. He is also the father of two children, and this no way proves that he is gay.
Phil has started his career as a psychologist and had a significant partnership with Thelma Box. After selling the share, he then co-established Courtroom Sciences, Inc. The famous show Bull is based on his life as a consultant. He then had the massive opportunity to work with Oprah Winfrey. Oprah was highly impressed with Phil, and thus she gave him the chance to star in the most popular, The Oprah Winfrey Show.
The fans so loved him that Oprah had to Invite Phil every week to the show. From this, he had opened the doors of a whole new career. Very soon, he established Peteski Productions. He then had his talk show, which became so popular that he earned almost 15 million dollars per annum. The show had more than six million views.
In 2008, a show called “Doctors” was released, which was an extension of his show. Then he also co-produced the Daily Mail TV show foe which they earned many awards and recognition. Phil started his career as an author back in 1999, and his most famous books include Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters, The Relationship Rescue Workbook and Family First etc.
Dr. Phil show was the second most popular show. The show held the fourth position by Nielsen Media Research. Phil was honored with a Daytime Emmy Award for Doctors in 2008. He has also won a Daytime Emmy Award for Daily Mail TV. He is also honored to be a part of the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame in 2015. Back in 2020, he was honored to have received the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dr. Phil in 2024
The net worth of Dr. Phil is estimated in 2024 and found to be $500 million. He earned this significant sum of income by being a successful television personality, psychologist, and author. He is the host of his own show, which has helped him raise thousands of dollars through television rights.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- In 2003, Phil also established his own charity program called Dr. Phil Foundation, which has helped thousands of poor and needy people across the country.
- He loves to fly airplanes and is a private pilot himself.
It would not be wrong to conclude that Phil is equally successful as a psychologist and a television personality. He is one of the most successful television personalities who had never planned all of this. He is known as a flourishing TV artist and an actor who has played some minor roles in movies such as Miss Americana, and Love, The Beast.