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Phil Donahue Biography

Updated On 04 Jan, 2024 Published On 17 Dec, 2016
Phil Donahue

Facts of Phil Donahue

Date of Birth :
Age : 88 years old
Family Name : Donahue
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Sagittarius
Name Phillip John Donahue
Birth Name Phil Donahue
Nick Name Phil
Mother Catherine Donahue
Father Phillip Donahue
Birth Place/City Cleveland, Ohio
Profession Media personality
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Working For Television
Net Worth $23.5 million
Face Color White
Hair Color White
Eye Color Blue
Famous for media personality, writer, and film producer
Married Yes
Married to arlo Thomas (m. 1980), Marge Cooney (m. 1958–1975)
Children 5
Divorce Yes
Education B.B.A., University of Notre Dame
Movies Sex: The Revolution
TV Show The Phil Donahue Show
Books Donahue : my own story, Donahue: My Own Story

Relationship short Statistics of Phil Donahue

What is Phil Donahue marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Phil Donahue have ? (name): 5 Children
Is Phil Donahue having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Phil Donahue Gay ? No

Emmy Award-winner Phil Donahue is a pioneering television talk show host. His father, Phillip Donahue, was a furniture sales clerk, and his mother, Catherine McClory, was a department store shoe clerk. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame, which is also run by the Congregation of Holy Cross, with a B.B.A. in 1957. The television program, also known as Donahue, was the first talk show format that included audience participation.

Phil Donahue's Personal Life; Who's His Wife? Learn About His Married Life

Phil Donahue is happily married to the Award-winning actress, author, and social media maven, Marlo Thomas. He and his wife were successfully married on 21 May 1980 after Donahue's first marriage to Margaret Cooney ended in divorce.

The Phil Donahue Show host has five children from his first marriage namely Kevin, Daniel, Mary Rose, James, and Michael.

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Thomas was a guest on The Phil Donahue Show in 1977 whose host is Phil. They talked about the success of married life and the questions via her social media sites. After three years of this interview, they were married.

Phil Donahue's Net Worth

Phil Donahue amassed a net worth of about $150 million as of 2023.

Phil Donahue's Wiki-Bio

Phillip John Donahue was born on Phillip John Donahue on 21 December 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio.

He is regarded as one of the most influential talk show hosts. He is considered the "king of daytime talk".

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In the 1980s, his show was the first one to reveal child molestation by Catholic priests.

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Phil Donahue Married

Marriage with Margaret Cooney

Donahue's first marriage ended in divorce after seventeen years of their togetherness. The actual cause is still unknown.

Marriage with Marlo Thomas

Phil Donahue married actress Marlo Thomas daughter of Danny Thomas on May 21, 1980. Its been so long and they are still married. The sweet couple have a lot things in come including their profession.

Phil Donahue Children

SON : Michael Donahue

Mother: Margaret Cooney

He is the first child among the five. The couple welcomed him soon after their marriage.

SON : Kevin Donahue

Mother: Margaret Cooney

The second son, the couple was blessed with.

DAUGHTER : Daniel Donahue

Mother: Margaret Cooney

The third child and the first daughter to this family.

DAUGHTER : Mary Rose

Mother: Margaret Cooney

The couple were blessed with this beautiful daughter as the second daughter to this family.

SON : James 'Jim' Patrick Donahue

Mother: Margaret Cooney

He died of an aortic aneurysm at the age of 51. Jim Donahue lived and practiced law in Honolulu, at the time of his death.

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