|Celebrated Name:||Dr Phil|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Phillip Calvin McGraw|
|Age:||72 years old|
|Birth Date:||September 1, 1950|
|Birth Place:||Vinita Americana, Oklahoma|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Debbie Higgins McCall (M.1970 – div.1973)
Robin Jo Jameson (m. 1976)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Jay and Jordan McGraw)|
|Is Dr Phil Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Television personality, psychologist, author, and the host of ‘Dr. Phil’s television show.|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$500 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Dr. Phil is an American author, television personality, psychologist as well as a television host of the television show known as ‘Dr. Phil’. His first celebrity status was won after he appeared on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ more than two decades ago as it was in the late 90s. Since then, his star as a psychologist has become even brighter, and he is now a household name around the globe.
Maybe you know about Dr Phil very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Dr Phil’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Dr. Phil was born Phillip Calvin McGraw in Vinita, Oklahoma, on the 1st of September in 1950. His parents Anne Geraldine and Joseph McGraw, are very proud to have him for a son. He is the son of a man who always dreamt of becoming a psychologist, and he did not only become one, but his son also followed suit.
Dr. Phil has three sisters named Donna, Deana, and Brenda, and they grew up together in the oilfields of North Texas. For his schooling, Dr. Phil attended Shawnee North High School, which is located in Kansas. He later joined the University of Tulsa after he was awarded a football scholarship.
McGraw’s first wife was known as Debbie Higgins McCall, and she was an ex-cheerleader and homecoming queen. The two got married in 1970 when Dr. Phil was 20 years old. However, the marriage didn’t last long as Debbie accused Philip Calvin of being too domineering to the extent of not allowing her to get involved in the family business. She also said that Philip ordered her to start lifting weights to develop her bustline.
They divorced in 1973, and this is when Philip met his current wife Robin Jo Jameson, and the two tied the knot in 1976. Their union has been blessed with two kids Jay McGraw and Jordan McGraw. His son has partially followed in Philip’s footsteps of being an author and has released books targeting teenagers.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 1st of September in 1950, Dr Phil is 72 years old as of today’s date 20th March 2023. His height is 1.91 m tall, and his weight is 108 kg.
Phil and lawyer Gary Dobbs in 1990 co-founded Courtroom Sciences Inc. within a very short time, and the company had become a profitable venture which helped injured plaintiffs to achieve their settlements as well as advising Fortune 500 companies.
Phil, however, became famous after Oprah Winfrey hired his consulting firm in 1995. He started appearing on the show weekly as a life strategy and relationship expert from 1998 to April. A year later, in 1999, he published ‘Life Strategie: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters’ in 1999, which became his bestselling book. After the release of this book, he became more committed to writing, and he released books like; ‘The Ultimate Weight Solution Food Guide’ and ‘Relationship Rescue.’
After earning his fame in Oprah Winfrey’s show, he felt it was time to launch his own show on the 16th of September in 2002, ‘Dr. Phil’s show was launched. The show concentrates more on topics about weight loss, financial planning, dysfunctional families, unhappy marriages, and autistic children. This show has a serious tone as well as occasional humor. He has become so famous and has garnered uncountable Daytime Emmy Awards in different categories.
Awards & Achievements
Dr. Phil’s efforts in educating people through his writing and his show has brought him great achievements and recognition across the world. He has received many nominations over the years, and some of these include; 3 Daytime Emmy Awards nominations in 2012 for different categories. He also received two Daytime Emmy Awards nominations for different categories in 2011 and one Daytime Emmy Awards nominations in 2010, just to mention a few.
Net Worth & Salary of Dr Phil in 2023
Dr. Phil, as he is commonly known, is a great psychiatrist and author who has brought great change and improvement in the world as a whole. His writing materials have become so famous among many countries, and so is his ‘Dr. Phil Show’. As of March 2023, Although we don’t know how much he makes annually, it is reported that he is worth $500 million as it is now. Much of his wealth has been earned through his career.
Dr. Phil didn’t join the counseling sector because his father was one, but it was simply because he is passionate about it. When you watch Dr. Phil speaking in his show, you’ll see the love he has for his audience by how much commitment he gives his work. He is also a great author who is very evident in his books.
Can a guy be a drama queen? That’s why his audience is 98% women. “And how did it make you feel when the truck ran over your baby”? He asked while dramatic music plays in the background!