If you have watched The Phil Donahue Show, you might be able to recognize him. Yes, we are talking about the most talented host Phillip John Donahue popularly known as Phil Donahue. He is an American media personality and film producer. Apart from this, he is also a writer known for his book 'Donahue, My Own Story' which was published in 1979.
He was born on December 21, 1935, in Cleveland, Ohio. Being born in a Catholic family, he is the son of furniture sales clerk, Phillip Donahue and department store shoe clerk, Catherine. He attended Our Lady of Angels elementary school and graduated in 1949. He received B.B.A and graduated from University of Notre Dame in 1957.
He is the winner of 20 Emmy Awards for The Phil Donahue Show and Outstanding Show Host which is really amazing. He was awarded Peabody Award in 1980.
You might know that he is a married man but do you know he is married twice? So, without further delay let's dig into it.
Donahue married Margaret Cooney in 1958. The couple welcomed five children name Michael, Kevin, Daniel, Mary Rose, Jim Patrick. His son Patrick died in at the age of 51 because of an aortic aneurysm. They could not stay together for long and got divorced in 1975.
Caption; Phils and his wife, Marlo arrive at the opening night of The Lyons.
He tied the knot with gorgeous actress, Marlo Thomas on May 21, 1980. He resides in the house of New York City along with his wife and kids. There is no sign of divorce since they share the strong bond.
We always want to know how much a celebrity earns and they are generally higher. Likewise, Phil has estimated his net worth to $25 million. Though his salary is not disclosed in the media, we can assume he is earning an attractive salary which has uplifted his net worth rapidly.
Having worked with KYW radio and WABJ radio, Donahue has amazing presentation skills and strong voice. He is active in social networking sites where his millions of fans connect with him.
Last Updated: August 27, 2017