Phil Knight
Phil Knight
Real Name/Full Name Philip Hampson “Phil” Knight
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Phil Knight
Birth Place: Portland, Oregon, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 24 February 1938
Age/How Old: 86 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 176 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 82 Kg
In Pounds – 187 lbs
Eye Color: N/A
Hair Color: N/A
Parents Name: Father –William W. Knight
Mother –Lota Hatfield Knight
Siblings: Yes (2) Jeanne Knight, Joanne Knight
School: Cleveland high school
College: The University of Oregon Stanford University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Penny Knight
Kids/Children Name: Yes (3)
Profession: American business magnate and philanthropist
Net Worth: $50 billion
Last Updated: April 2024

Phil Knight is one of the most remarkable personalities that we have ever come across; he is one of the most prominent business tycoons. He is a business entrepreneur that we have ever come as he belongs from America.

As we have come to know, Phil Knight has immense life for sports, and he also maintains. He also sponsors many sports channels, and here we come across the significant thing that Phil Knight is one the highest shareholder for one of the most famous companies called “Nike” as he also went and thereby he served as the CEO of Nike.

Well, how well do you know about Phil Knight? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Phil Knight’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 Phil Knight to date.

Biography and Early Life

Phil Knight was born and bought up as Philip Hampson “Phil” Knight. He was born and bought up in the year 1938 on the 24 of February in the famous place of Portland, a place in the United States. After that, he was not alone; he bought there along with his parents and also with his two sisters of his own and thereby we have also come to know that his father William Knight, and his mother Lota Hatfield Knight his father primarily used as a publisher in the newspaper company on those days.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Phil Knight in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Phil Knight’s age is 86 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 24 February 1938. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 176 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 82kg in Kilograms.


We have come across the personal life of Phil Knight; we have come to the point that he went to Cleveland, the high school. Still, since his younger days, he always wanted to work with his father in a newspaper agency, but this was against his father as his father wished that Phil Knight would work on his legs; as a matter of this, he thereby started working in a newspaper agency just like his father.

After that, he discontinued doing so, and thereby, he went to the University of Oregon as he developed the urge to study now. Thereby he started to research, and when he went there, he grew this interest in journalism, and therefore he pursued his interest in that, and after that, he went on and studied in his everyday life. He also started making his journals in sports and other parts of sports, and after he did so, he then completed his studies in that stream, thereby receiving his degree in the stream in the year 1959.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Phil Knight With Wife Penny Knight
Phil Knight With Wife Penny Knight

We are mostly unaware of the personal life of Phil Knight as we come across that he has not provided any information related to his personal life as we can say so that he might have wished to keep his private life away from the shades of the daylight and therefore we come to the point that he might have faced something in his life; therefore, he wished to keep it private this might be his struggle that he must have gone through in his life and consequently it’s away from the eyes of the readers and writers like us.

Is Phil Knight Gay?

We cannot say that Phil Knight is gay; this is because he is being married and more from that he is even having three children of his own, so by looking at all these points, we can say that he is not gay; instead, he is straight by all means without any objections.

Professional Career

We mostly know that Phil Knight is a business tycoon. He belongs to the field of business, but the thing that we are unaware that Phil Knight, before reaching this position he has been through various areas of his work, and after that, we come to know that he has served himself in the army even. He served the army reserves as well he is truly a charming personality.

After he left and completed his tenure in the army, he therefore joined and started his career in business once again; therefore, he joined the school of business, and after that, he joined as an accountant there, and he collaborated with many companies as well.

After a moment later, he came across a sports company which was named “Blue ribbon” and after that Phil Knight and his company members worked on it, and thereby he renamed the company Nike, which is one of the most outstanding company today and is named as “Nike”. But before he came across the name, it was changed from BRS, and thereby it got its name changed again.


Phil Knight has many awards and prizes in his name as he made his most significant contribution to the field of sports as well and through the assistance of his company to various areas like Nike and after that he also reached out his company to multiple sports like basketball, volleyball, badminton there not a single name in sports that does not use Nike as their sports brand. So it was on the day when NBA was about its foundation they thereby honored him for his contribution towards their sports.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Phil Knight in 2024

Phil Knight Net Worth
Phil Knight Net Worth

What shall we discuss the salary or earning of a billionaire when the word business tycoon itself suggests his income anyways Phil Knight made up to the amount of $50 billion as of 2024, which was posted by the Forbes Magazine, and thereafter he receives most of his income through his company but he so humble and down to earth that he donates most of his money to the needy as he is very versatile towards the people and he is very much interested in the development of the people.

Phil Knight is one of the most prominent and so attractive personality that we have ever come across, and after this is it is all because of his humbleness that we have come to the point that he donates maximum of his amount for the needy and after that, we have also come to the fact that he is indeed a generous person as well as he has served most of his life in the army as well and inspiring people as well.


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