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Phil Donahue Net Worth

Phil Donahue Net Worth

Net Worth: $23.5 Million

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  • Source of Wealth TV, Producing
  • Birth Place Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Marital Status Married Marlo Thomas (m. 1980), Marge Cooney (m. 1958–1975)
  • Full Name Phillip John "Phil" Donahue
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth December 21, 1935
  • Ethnicity American
  • Occupation TV Personality, Producer
  • Education University of Notre Dame, St. Edward High School
  • Children Kevin Donahue, Mary Rose Donahue, Michael Donahue, Daniel Donahue, Jim Donahue
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About 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.