Dr. Phil Net Worth, Biography and Career

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Updated 2020/03/26 at 9:00 AM
Dr. Phil net worth
Dr. Phil net worth

Celebrity Name:Dr. Phil
Birth Name:Philip Calvin McGraw
Birth Date:September 1, 1950
Age:70 years old
Birth Place:Vinita, Oklahoma, United States
Profession:TV personality; Former psychologist; Author
Marital Status:Married
Spouse (Name):Robin Jo Jameson
Children:Jay McGraw; Jordan McGraw
Net Worth:$440 million
Last Updated  :2022


In this article, we will be sharing with you all you need to know concerning Dr. Phil’s biography, early life, career life, personal and relationship life, and much other information that would interest you. By profession, Dr. Phil is a former psychologist, author, and TV personality who is famous as the host of the television show, Dr. Phil. Dr. Phil is currently 69 years old and his physical statistics are given as height – 1.91m and weight – 80kg.

Dr. Phil Early Life

Dr. Phil’s birth name is Philip Calvin McGraw. He is an American by nationality and he was born on the 1st of September, 1950 in Vinita, Oklahoma, United States. Dr. Phil is the only son of his parents Joseph J. McGraw Jr. and Anne Geraldine “Jerry”.

Although Dr. Phil is the only male child, he has three female siblings: his older sisters, Deana and Donna, and his younger sister, Brenda. Dr. Phil was brought up in North Texas where his father worked as an equipment supplier in the oilfields.

For his education, Dr. Phil went to Shawnee Mission North High School in Kansas. Thereafter, Dr. Phil went to study at the University of Tulsa on a football scholarship. Dr. Phil later transferred to Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. In 1975, he completed his education at Midwestern State University where he finished with a B.A. in psychology.

The following year, Dr. Phil further proceeded to bag an M.A. in experimental psychology at the University of North Texas. In 1979, he successfully bagged a Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology still at the University of North Texas. Upon the completion of his doctorate program, Dr. Phil went to join his father who had established his own private psychology practice in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Dr. Phil Career Life

Dr. Phil is popular for his career in the television media. Dr. Phil had his entry into the television media when he met Oprah Winfrey in 1995. After helping Oprah Winfrey to win a court case in 1998, she was so excited that she invited him to feature in her show.

Following the success of his first appearance, Dr. Phil began to make weekly appearances as a relationship and life strategy expert on Tuesdays. He began in April 1998.

As earlier stated in the introductory paragraph, Dr. Phil is also an author by profession, and he has authored several books. In 1999, McGraw took his first step to being an author when he released his first book which was a bestseller – Life Strategies.

In the subsequent years that followed, Dr. Phil released more books, especially based on relationships. He also published workbooks alongside his books. Some of his books include The Relationship Rescue Workbook (2000), Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters (1999), The Life Strategies Self-Discovery Journal: Finding What Matters Most for You (2001), Self Matters: Creating Your Life from the Inside Out (2001).

Getting Real: Lessons in Life, Marriage, and Family (2002), The Self Matters Companion: Helping You Create Your Life from the Inside Out (2003), The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom (2003), Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family (2005).

The Family First Workbook: Specific Tools, Strategies, and Skills for Creating a Phenomenal Family (2005), and Love Smart: Find the One You Want—Fix the One You Got (2006), amongst others.

As Dr. Phil progressed in his career, he began to make appearances in a number of films and TV programs such as Frasier (2003), Sesame Street (2004), Scary Movie 4 (2006), The Simpsons (2006), Madea Goes to Jail (2009), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2009), Hannah Montana (2010), WWE Raw (2016), PewDiePie Meme Review (2019).

In some of these TV works, he made cameo appearances; he played the role of an actor in others and hosted episodes in some of the TV shows.

Dr. Phil Personal Life 

At the age of 20 years old, Dr. Phil got married to his first wife Debbie McCall, in 1970. While they struggled in their marriage, Dr. Phil met Robin Jo Jameson whom he started a romantic affair and got married in 1976. Together, the couple has given birth to two children: Jay McGraw and Jordan McGraw.

Dr. Phil Net Worth

Currently, Dr. Phil net worth is estimated to be $440 million. The major source of his wealth comes from his successful career as a television personality. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Dr. Phil earned a career salary that was as high as $88 million per annum during the peak of his career.

We will be providing you with an analysis of his net worth. Dr. Phil earned $45 million in 2006 and his income reduced to about $30 million two years later in 2008. However, his earnings rose even higher in 2011 when he made a whopping $80 million in total earnings for the year. As of 2019, Dr. Phil makes about $80 million from his job on the Dr. Phil show.

Regarding Dr. Phil’s assets, his houses comprise a luxurious Beverly Hills House which he put up for sale in 2010 for the sum of $16.5 million. Dr. Phil had acquired the real estate at the sum of $7 million. He also owns a classic $30 million Mediterranean Hilltop Estate that covers an area of over 15,000 square feet.

Concerning his autos and cars, they include a 2001 Gumball Porsche Turbo, Ferrari 360 Spider, and a 1957 classic Chevy Bel Air.

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