Phil Everly- Net Worth, Bio, Age, Nationality, Wife, Marriage, Height, Career

Phil Everly

Phil Everly was a well-known musical artist, guitarist, entrepreneur, and singer from Illinois, United States. He was well-known in the country for co-founding a rock band with his brother, Don Everly.

Along with Don, he has released a number of songs, including Bye Bye Love, Problems, Wakes Up Little Susie, and others. People really liked their voices. They are well-known as ‘The Everly Brothers.’

According to official sources, Phillip died on January 3, 2014, at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. Lung disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease were the causes of death.

Quick Facts

Full Real NamePhillip Jason Everly.
Famous NamePhil Everly.
Date of Birth19 January 1939.
Date of Death3 January 2014.
Cause of DeathLung Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Age (at the time of death)74 years old.
Place of BirthChicago, Illinois, United States.
Place of DeathBurbank, California, United States.
ProfessionSinger, Entrepreneur, musical artist, and Songwriter.
Net worthUSD 18-23 Million (approx.).
Zodiac SignCapricorn.
School/CollegeWest High School.
Peabody Demonstration School.
Eye ColorBlue.
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 6 ft
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 65-69 kg
Hair ColorSalt and Pepper.

Phil Everly Biography

Phillip Jason Everly was born on January 19, 1939, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Later, he moved to Iowa with his family and then to Knoxville, Tennessee, in the United States. He lived in California, USA, with his wife and children.

Phillip Jason Everly is his full name. Everly completed his basic education at West High School. Later, he enrolled at Peabody Demonstration School in Nashville for his graduation. In 1957, he received his bachelor’s degree.

Margaret Embry Everly (mother) and Isaac Milford “Ike” Everly, Jr. gave birth to Phil Everly (father). Margaret Everly, his mother, is a well-known musical artist and the family’s rock. She offered assistance to Phil and other members.

Phil’s mother is still alive and well in 2023, at 102. Everly’s father is also a well-known guitarist and entrepreneur. He launched his own radio show, dubbed “The Everly Family Show.” Ike Everly died of black lung disease in 1975. Phillip comes from a Christian family and is of mixed ethnicity.

Phillip Don Everly’s younger brother was Jason Everly. Don Everly was a well-known musician and businessman. According to reports, he died on August 21, 2021. So far, the cause of his death has remained unknown. People affectionately refer to them as “The Everly Brothers” because they formed a rock band together.

Phil Everly
Phil Everly (Source: Pinterest)


Everly had a strong interest in music and had learned the fundamentals from his parents. Along with his father, he has also appeared on several radio shows. Later, he and his older brother Don Everly decided to form a rock band.

In 1956, Phil and Don formed their rock and roll duo band. In 1957, they released their first single, titled ‘Bye Bye Love.’ Other songs by them include All I Have to Do Is Dream, Problems, Wake Up Little Susie, and many more.

They had their best period from the 1950s to the 1960s because all of their songs were major hits. Phil and Don decided to pursue solo careers from 1973 to 1983. They began performing together again in 1983.

Phil Everly Net Worth 2023

How rich was Phil Everly? Phil Everly was making a lot of money from his long career. His earnings from his singing career would be in the range of USD 20-28k (approx.). If we talk about his net worth, it was estimated to be between $18 and $23 million as of September 2023.

Phil Everly Wife & Marriage

Phil Everly first married Jacqueline Alice Ertel in 1963, according to sources. They remained together until 1970 when they split up. Everly hasn’t revealed much about his personal life. Later, in 1972, he married Patricia Mickey, a well-known American actress.

Patricia and Phil split up in 1978. He fell in love with Patrice Arnold, aka Patti, in 1999, almost 21 years after his divorce, and they married the same year. They helped each other through difficult times. Arnold and Everly were married until Phillip died in 2014.

Phillip Jason Everly is the father of two sons from his first two marriages. His sons are Jason Everly (54 years old as of 2021) and Chris Everly. According to reports, Phil was the grandfather of two adorable granddaughters.


  • According to IMDB, Phil gave an interview in 2002 at ‘Respect!’: Phil Everly – Hero: Chet Atkins.
  • His articles have appeared in various popular newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and others.
  • Everly enjoyed playing with dogs and cats.
  • He adored his granddaughters and spent a lot of time with them.
  • He enjoyed playing the guitar and other musical instruments.
  • In his spare time, Phil Everly also learned to ride a horse.