Phil Donahue Net Worth

Net Worth: $23.5 Million
  • Source of Wealth:

    TV, Producing
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Marital Status:

    Married Marlo Thomas (m. 1980), Marge Cooney (m. 1958–1975)
  • Full Name:

    Phillip John "Phil" Donahue
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About Phillip John "Phil" Donahue

American writer, actor, film producer, and media personality Phil Donahue has a Net Worth of $23.5 Million. Phillip John Donahue, born December 21, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio started early in his life as a production assistant in Ohio’s KYW radio station. Before he started his illustrious career as producer and Television Personality, he attended the University of Notre Dame and in 1957, graduated with a B.B.A. After a first marriage to Marge Cooney until 1975 ended in divorce, he remarried in 1980 to Marlo Thomas. The two marriages saw the birth of five children.

He had a very short career in Albuquerque, New Mexico as a bank check sorter, followed by WABJ Radio’s as program director. This was followed by a stint at CBS Evening news, followed by WHOI-TV in Dayton, Ohio as a morning news anchor.

During 2003, he hosted a talk show at MSNBC, but his net worth is due to his 29-year long running show, “The Phil Donahue Show.” He was the creator and host of the show, broadcasting nationwide from November 6, 1967 until 1996. The Donahue Show ranked twenty-nine out of fifty greatest shows of all time in 2002 by TV Guide Magazine.