You might remember him if you’ve ever watched The Phil Donahue Show. Yes, we’re referring to the incredibly gifted host Phillip John Donahue, also known as Phil Donahue. He is a film producer and media figure from the United States. Apart from that, he is a writer who is best known for his 1979 book ‘Donahue, My Own Story.’
Quick Facts of Phil Donahue
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on December 21, 1935. He is the son of Phillip Donahue, a furniture sales clerk, and Catherine Donahue, a department store shoe salesperson, and was born into a Catholic family. He graduated from Our Lady of Angels elementary school in 1949. In 1957, he got a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
He has won a total of 20 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Show Host and The Phil Donahue Show. In 1980, he received the Peabody Award.
You may be aware that he is married, but did you realize that he has been married twice? So, without further ado, let’s get started.
In 1958, Donahue married Margaret Cooney. Michael, Kevin, Daniel, Mary Rose, and Jim Patrick are the couple’s five children. Patrick, his son, died of an aortic aneurysm at the age of 51. They were unable to remain together for long and divorced in 1975.
On May 21, 1980, he married Marlo Thomas, a beautiful actress. He, his wife, and their children live in a house in New York City. Since they have such a close tie, there is no sign of divorce.
We’re always curious about how much a celebrity makes, and it’s usually a lot more. Phil’s net worth is also reported to be $25 million. Though his income has not been revealed in the media, we may infer he earns a lucrative wage that has helped him significantly increase his net worth.
Donahue has outstanding presentation skills and a great voice, having worked with KYW radio and WABJ radio. He is active on social networking sites, where he interacts with his millions of supporters.
This page was last updated on August 27, 2017.