Dr Phil Biography: Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Family & more

Dr Phil is an American presenter, psychologist, author, television producer, actor, film producer, and pilot. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Dr Phil has an estimated net worth of US$460 million.


Name: Phillip Calvin McGraw
Age: 72 Years
Wife: Debbie Higgins McCall (m. 1970; ann. 1973)​
Robin Jameson ​(m. 1976)
Date of Birth: September 1, 1950
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $460 million

Annually, he makes between US$60-US$90 million from his different endeavors. Aside his success on the screens as a television host, he makes substantial amounts in his other ventures such as investments and lucrative endorsement deals.

Dr Phil Biography

Phillip Calvin McGraw known worldwide as Dr Phil was born on September 1, 1950 in Vinita, Oklahoma in the United States to Jerry Stevens and Joe McGraw. Dr. Phil was born in Vinita, Oklahoma on September 1, 1950. He currently resides in Beverly Hills, California.

He grew up in the oil fields of North Texas where his father was an equipment supplier. His family moved when McGraw was a child so his father could pursue his lifelong goal of becoming a psychologist. He attended Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park, Kansas.

Dr Phil Career

In his youth, Dr. Phil won a football scholarship to the University of Tulsa where he played middle linebacker. He was on the team when it lost to the University of Houston by the score of 100-6, one of the most lopsided scores in NCAA history.

In 1990, McGraw founded CSI (Courtroom Sciences, Inc.) an organization that advised corporations and individual plaintiffs on how to achieve settlements. One of its first customers was Oprah Winfrey.

In 1995, Phil’s company was hired by Oprah Winfrey to advise her in a libel lawsuit she was facing after she made disparaging comments about beef on her show in relation to mad cow disease. This relationship spawned periodic appearances on Oprah Winfrey’s show.

His earliest appearances brought him national recognition and fame and, over time, led to him starting his own show which debuted in 2002. The Dr. Phil Show is still on the air today and is syndicated around the country.

Dr. Phil is one of the highest paid personalities on television, all thanks to syndication. At his peak, he was earning $88 million per year. Today his annual income from the show alone is around US$80 million.

Dr. Phil is also the author of several best selling books, all of which have been commercially successful. He does appear as a guest on other shows when he’s away from his own show.

Dr Phil has been married two times. He was first married to Debbie Higgins McCall from 1970 to 1973. He later remarried Robin Jameson in 1976 and together the couple have been together since then. He has two children; Jordan and Jay McGraw.

How many houses and cars does Dr Phil have?

The renowned psychologist and television show host, Dr Phil has a number of houses in several locations in the United States which includes his Beverly Hills mansion and Waverly Hills. He’s acquired some of the most exotic cars in the market today including a 2002 Ferrari 360 Spider and a 2001 Gemballa Porsche Turbo.

How much does Dr Phil make per year?

Dr Phil makes an estimated US$80 million every year.

What investments does Dr Phil have?

He’s been involved in several wise investments that have greatly added to his fortune which includes real estate. He owns a lavish Beverly Hills mansion among a few others.

How many Endorsement deals does Dr Phil have?

With his popularity, he has landed several lucrative endorsement deals.

How many Philanthropy works has Dr Phil supported?

He is a philanthropist whose good works in support of numerous charities cannot be overlooked. Over the years, Dr Phil has supported over ten philanthropy works and he still does support several charities including American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, New York Coalition For Healthy School Food, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Race to Erase MS.

How many businesses does Dr Phil own?

Dr Phil owns Stage 29 Productions, a startup company that produces his popular talk show “Dr. Phil” and he is the co-founder of telemedicine app Doctors on Demand.

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