Phil Donahue

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Phil Donahue Biography

Phillip John Donahue was born on December 21, 1935, in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. He is an American journalist, writer, film producer, and TV personality. He is famous for his first talk show The Phil Donahue Show. Now the question is how old is Phil Donahue. Phil Donahue age is given below in the table. This show ran for 29 years and airing from 1976 to 1996. He was awarded 20 Emmy awards and 10 awards for outstanding talk show host. Phil Donahue Net worth is given below in the table.


December 21

Birth place

Cleveland ,Ohio, United states



Popular as

Talk show host


Media personality


85 years

Zodiac sign




Phil Donahue Height, Weight & Measurement 

He has an average height of 5ft 6inch (1.68m,1.68cm) and weighs about 75kg (165 lbs). Phil has grey hair and green eyes.


5ft 6inch


75 kg

Eye color


Hair color


Phil Donahue Education

Phillip attended St. Edward High School and went to the University of Note Dame. He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Business Administration in 1957.


St. Edward High School




University of Note Dame

Phil Donahue Wife / Girlfriend / Father / Mother / Siblings / Family

He was born into an Irish Catholic family to Phillip Donahue and Catherine. Phil’s father worked as a furniture sales clerk while his mother worked as a clerk in a department shoe store. They divorced soon. He has four siblings.

Phil has married twice in his life. The first marriage was with Margaret Cooney in 1958. He has five children with her. Four sons named Michael, Jim, Kevin, Daniel, and a daughter Mary Rose. This relationship didn’t last long as they got divorced in 1975 after 17 years of marriage. His second marriage is with Marlo Thomas, a popular actress, and writer whom he met on his talk show in 1977. They dated for 3 years, and married in May 21, 1980. The couple celebrated thier 50th wedding anniversary this year.


Marlo Thomas


Phillip Donahue and Catherine


Michael, Jim, Kevin, Daniel , Mary Rose



Phil Donahue Net Worth

Phillip Donahue has earned a lot from his career as a talk show host. The current net worth of Phil is about $25 million. Moreover, his wife Marlo herself has a net worth of $35 million.

Net worth

$25 million



Source of income

Talk shows

Phil Donahue’s Social Network

He uses a Twitter account with more than 3k followers. Its link is given in the table below.



Phil Donahue’s Facebook


Donahue graduated with a degree in business from the University of Notre Dame in 1957.

He worked as a news director of a local radio station in 1958. In 1959 he was hired as a reporter for a News broadcast in Dayton, Ohio.

Dayton TV station gave him a morning newscast from 1963 to 1967.

In 1970, he created and hosted The Phil Donahue talk show. This was the first talk in the history show that included audience participation. This show aired its last episode on September 13, 1996, after running for 29 years,

He appeared on “The Today Show” from 1979 to 1988. In 1991, he co-hosted a weekly program called Posner/Donahue.

He returned to host a show called Donahue in July 2002 after 7 years of retirement.

In 2006, he served as a co-director for the documentary film, Body of War.

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