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Dr. Phil Net Worth: How Rich Is the Television Personality in 2022?



McGraw is an American television personality and author known for hosting the television show, Dr. Phil. As of 2022, the Dr. Phil net worth figure is estimated to be $460 million.

Dr. Phil McGraw attends the Jonas Brothers Family Roast Netflix Comedy Special Taping
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Early Life and Bio

Full NamePhillip Calvin McGraw
Birth Date / AgeSeptember 1, 1950  / 71 Years Old
Birth PlaceVinita, Oklahoma, USA
Source of WealthTelevision
Relationship StatusMarried To Robin Jameson
Height6 ft. 3 in. / 191 cm.
Net Worth$460 Million

Phillip Calvin McGraw was born in September of 1950 in Vinita, Oklahoma to parents Joseph and Anne Geraldine “Jerry” (née Stevens). The family was raised in the oilfields of North Texas where his father was an equipment supplier.

McGraw has two older sisters named Deana and Donna as well as a younger sister, Brenda.

After moving to Kansas with his father, McGraw attended Shawnee Mission North High School. There, he earned a football scholarship to the University of Tulsa. Later, he transferred to Midwestern State University and received a B.A. in psychology.

Then, Phil earned an M.A. in experimental psychology from the same institution before getting a Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology at North Texas State University.

Prior to television, McGraw established a private psychology practice with his father, presented self-help seminars, and co-founded Courtroom Sciences, Inc. (CSI).

 Dr. Phil McGraw speaks at his Star Ceremony On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
(Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

Dr. Phil Net Worth and Career

In 1995, Oprah Winfrey hired CSI and was ultimately very impressed with their work. Then, he began appearing weekly as a relationship and life strategy expert in 1988. Eventually, he launched his own syndicated daily television show, Dr. Phil.

Shortly after, McGraw signed a five-year contract with King World Productions, Inc. that would pay him $15 million per year.

Impressively, the show has frequently ranked highly by Nielsen Media Research in terms of viewership. At one point, it ranked first among talk shows for 117 consecutive weeks.

In 2020, Forbes reported McGraw’s earnings that year to be $65.5 million. This made him 22nd on the list of the richest celebrities that year.

Nowadays, it’s said that the television personality earns between $60 and $90 million annually.

Lastly, Dr. Phil has starred in a bevy of spin-off shows like Moochers, the Dr. Phil House, Decision House, The Doctors, and House Calls.

Dr. Phil Instagram and Twiter

Currently, the television personality possesses 1.2 million Instagram followers. To go along with that, McGraw has another 1.5 million followers on his Twitter account as of June 2022. Also, Dr. Phil boasts 6.16 million subscribers on his official YouTube channel.

Personal Life

First, McGraw married Debbie Higgins McCall when he was just 20 years old. However, their marriage lasted about three years before the divorce was finalized.

Then, he married Robin Jo Jameson in 1976. Commendably, the couple has remained together ever since. They have two children together, Jay and Jordan.

Dr. Phil Net Worth

The Dr. Phil net worth figure of $460 million has been accumulated since he co-founded Courtroom Sciences, Inc. (CSI) in 1990. Over that span, McGraw has yielded a fortune from starring in his own syndicated series. The show has run 20 seasons and over 3,000 episodes.

Dr. Phil FAQ

Who was Dr. Phil’s first wife?

Originally, the television personality was married to Debbie Higgins McCall, but they got divorced after less than three years of marriage.

How tall is Dr. Phil?

Online sources list McGraw as standing approximately six foot three inches tall. In other words, Dr. Phil is roughly 1.91 meters in height.

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Dr. Phil McGraw Honored With A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
(Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
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