Phil Donahue Net Worth 2022: Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Kids, Bio-Wiki

Phil Donahue
Phil Donahue
Celebrated Name: Phil Donahue
Real Name/Full Name: Phillip John Donahue
Gender: Male
Age: 86 years old
Birth Date: 21 December 1935
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Marlo Thomas (m. 1980), Marge Cooney (m. 1958–1975)
Children: Yes (Mary Rose Donahue, Michael Donahue, Kevin Donahue, Daniel Donahue, Jim Donahue)
Profession: American media personality, writer, film producer, and the creator and host of The Phil Donahue Show
Net Worth in 2022: $30 Million
Last Updated: January 2022

Phillip John “Phil” Donahue is basically an American based media personality, writer, and producer. He is popular for self-created and hosted the hit show The Phil Donahue Show. It was the first show that came up with the idea of including the participation of the audience. It was a super hit show and went off the air after twenty-nine long successful years. It was originated in Dayton, Ohio, and went off the air in New York City.

His show spread light on split liberals and conservatives such as war, abortion, civil rights, consumer protection in the United States of America. Ralph Nader used to visit his show a guest frequently. He has hosted a few other talks shows ever after. TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time, he was honored with 42nd rank.

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Early Life

Phil Donahue was born on December 21, 1935, in Cleveland, Ohio, to an Irish Catholic family. He was born to Phillip Donahue and his mother, Catherine (McClory). He was born in a middle-class family. His father was a furniture sales clerk, and his mother was a department store shoe clerk. In West Park, he attended Our Lady of Angels elementary school. Later he joined St. Edward High School in suburban Lakewood, Ohio. He went to the University of Notre Dame for further studies and attained a B.B.A. degree in 1957.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 21 December 1935, Phil Donahue is 86 years old as of today’s date 8th January 2022. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


Just after his graduation without wasting any time, he started working at KYW radio and television in Cleveland, where he was given the occupation of a production assistant. Later while working there, he got an ample opportunity to serve as an announcer when the regular announcer was dumped. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, He started working as a bank check sorter. Later he started working for WABJ radio as a program director in Adrian, Michigan.

Further, the CBS Evening News appointed him as a stringer. Later WHIO-TV in Dayton recruited him as the morning newscast host, where he interviewed Jimmy Hoffa and Billie Sol Estes, which later become very popular. He has also been seen as the anchor of Conversation Piece, and moreover, he has hosted a phone-in afternoon for four years on WHIO radio. His popular interviews include John F. Kennedy, Johnny Carson, Malcolm X, Jerry Rubin, and many more.

Awards & Achievements

Throughout his career, Donahue has been honored with several awards. His work has been excelled by everyone. In his professional career, he has won 20 Emmy Awards that is Half of them were won for the Outstanding Talk Show Host and the rest for The Phil Donahue Show, which was a super hit. In 1980 he was awarded the prestigious Peabody Award for his amazing work.

Net Worth & Salary of Phil Donahue in 2022

Phil Donahue Net Worth
Phil Donahue Net Worth

Phil Donahue has an outstanding broadcasting career. He has been honored with several awards. Moreover, he has earned massive stardom all over the world by his phenomenal work, and hence his work has been paid off tremendously. Phil Donahue has an amazing net worth of $30 Million as of January 2022. He is considered as the 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time.

Phil Donahue was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to an Irish Catholic middle-class family. He studied properly and excelled in it. Just after his school, he began his college and, after his graduation, began his professional career without any delay. Phil Donahue has achieved a lot throughout his life and has been honored with several awards.