Phil McGraw Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Books, TV Shows

Phil McGraw Biography

Phillip McGraw is an American television personality and author who is the currently the host of the Dr. Phil talk show. Likewise, he gained popularity in the late 1990’s after appearing in The Oprah Winfrey Show.

How old is Phil McGraw? – Age

McGraw is 73 years old as of 2023. He was born on September 1, 1950, in Vinita, Oklahoma, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is Phil McGraw? – Height

He has an average physical height stature, however, he has not disclosed his exact body measurements.

Phil McGraw’s Mother, Father – Family

Phil was born and brought up by his loving and supportive parents, Anne Geraldine and Joseph J. McGraw Jr. His father McGraw was an equipment supplier at Oilfields of North Texas. More so, he grew up together with his three sisters Donna, Deana and Brenda.

Phil McGraw’s Education

Upon completion of his high school studies, McGraw enrolled at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas where he graduated with a B.A. in1975. He then attended University of North Texas and attained a Master’s degree and doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Afterwards he launched a career as a Psychologist.

Is Phil McGraw Married? – Wife

Phil has been married to his beautiful wife, Robin McGraw, since 1976. Together have been blessed with two children Jay McGraw and Jordan McGraw. What’s more, Jordan is a private pilot, who flies single-engine airplanes.

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Phil McGraw’s Photo

Phil McGraw’s Career

McGraw joined his father to work in his firm in Wichita Falls, Texas. While working togtrher they secured a deal with a Texas entrepreneur, Thelma Box, to deliver “Pathways” self-help workshops. Afterward, in 1990, he partnered with lawyer Gary Dobbs and established a trial consulting business Courtroom Sciences, Inc. (CSI).

Most noteworthy, he is one of the creator of the TV show Bull which majorly focuses on his experience as atrial consultant. IN 1995 Oprah Winfrey hired his consulting business CSI to help her in the Amarillo Texas cattle trial. Winfrey was pleased with his work and congratulated him for her victory in the case.

Moreover, Winfrey invited him to her show, and his presentation was so captivating that he started appearing on Tuesdays as a love and strategy expert. Additionally, he established Peteski Productions and launched his own show Dr. Phil which was produced by Winfrey’s Harpo Studios. He later extended his contract with his show’s distributors, King World Productions, Inc., for another five years.

Furthermore, they agreed that $15 million will be paid to him annually to keep the show from 2013 to 2014. With 6.69 million viewers, Nielsen Media Research rated his show fourth in 2007. That same year he was ranked 30th on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list and by 2020 he had risen 22nd on the same list with earnings of $65.5 million.

Phil McGraw’s Net Worth

Phil has an estimated net worth of $460 Million.


  • Life Strategies
  • The Realtionship Rescue Workbook
  • Relationship Rescue
  • Self Matters
  • Getting Real
  • The Self Matters Companion
  • The Ultimate Weight Solution
  • The Ultimate Weight Solution Food Guide
  • The Ultimate Weight Solution Cookbook
  • Family First
  • Love Smart
  • Life Cord
  • The 20/20 Diet

Movies & TV Shows

  • Frasier
  • Sesame Street
  • Scary Movie 4
  • The Simpsons
  • Madea Goes to Jail
  • Hannah Montana


You can find and follow McGraw on Twitter using the account name: @DrPhil

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