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Regis Philbin- Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin is a well-known American media personality who is also a singer and actor and has hosted a number of shows. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a television camera. Philbin is well-known as the host of ‘Live! With Regis and Kelly.’ He has hosted a variety of shows including ‘America’s Got Talent,’ ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,’ and ‘Million Dollar Password.’

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Regis Philbin
Real Name/Full Name: Regis Francis Xavier Philbin
Gender: Male
Age: 91 years old
Birth Date: 25 August 1931
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Joy Philbin (m. 1970), Catherine Faylen (m. 1955–1968)
Children: Yes (J. J. Philbin, Amy Philbin, Daniel Philbin, Joanna Philbin)
Profession: American media personality, actor, and singer
Net Worth in 2022: $180 million

Regis Philbin Biography

Francis Xavier Philbin was born on August 25, 1931, in The Bronx, New York, to Filomena “Florence” Philbin and Francis “Frank” Philbin. He was raised as a Roman Catholic.

He attended Our Lady of Solace Grammar School before moving on to Cardinal Hayes High School. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1953. He later joined the United States Navy as a supply officer.

Regis Philbin Age, Height, Weight

Regis Philbin was born on August 25, 1931, and is 91 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.7 meters and his weight is 75 kilograms.

Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin

Career

Regis Philbin began his career in the 1950s, working on ‘The Tonight Show.’ In San Diego, Philbin’s first talk show was KGTV’s ‘The Regis Philbin Show.’ He then hosted or co-hosted a number of television shows, including ‘The Joey Bishop Show,’ ‘The Neighbors,’ ‘A.M. Los Angeles,’ ‘Almost Anything Goes,’ ‘Mirror, Mirror,’ ‘Password Plus,’ ‘Star of the Family,’ ‘The Morning Show,’ ‘Live with Regis and Kathy Lee,’ ‘Million Dollar Password,’ and ‘Rachel Ray

He has also hosted a number of television shows, including Miss America, WWE WrestleMania, and the Daytime Emmy Awards. He has appeared on numerous television shows, including ‘Ugly Betty,’ ’30 Rock,’ ‘Hot in Cleveland,’ ‘The Odd Couple,’ and ‘Fantasy Island.’

Regis Philbin has appeared in several films throughout his career, including ‘Shrek Forever After,’ ‘Shrek the Third,’ ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes,’ and ‘Roberto Benigni’s Pinocchio.’

Philbin has three studio albums and one-holiday album to his credit as a singer. In 2005, he also released two singles. He has also published a number of books, including ‘Who Wants to Be Me?’ ‘How I Got This Way,’ and ‘Foreword.’

Regis Philbin Achievements And Awards

Regis Philbin was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 2006. In 2006, he was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. He was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003. In 2011, he received the Disney Legends Award. Philbin has also won four Daytime Emmy Awards, including one for Lifetime Achievement in 2008. In addition, he received the Walter Camp Distinguished American Award.

Regis Philbin’s Net Worth In 2022

Regis Philbin’s net worth is estimated to be more than $180 million as of November 2022. He made his fortune by appearing on and hosting a number of television shows. His annual salary is estimated to be $20 million. He has done many musical and written works in addition to hosting.

Regis Philbin is widely regarded as one of the world’s most popular television personalities. He has hosted numerous popular television shows, including the first season of ‘America’s Got Talent,’ ‘The Morning Show,’ ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,’ and the Miss America pageant from 1991 to 1996. He is a well-known figure around the world who rose to prominence after appearing on television. Regis Philbin has had multiple surgeries, including triple bypass surgery, hip replacement surgery, and heart surgery.

Regis Philbin Wife, Marriage

Regis Philbin married Catherine “Kay” Faylen in 1955. Daniel and Amy are the couple’s two children. In 1968, they divorced. He married his current wife, Joy Senese, in 1970. Jennifer “J. J.” and Joanna are their children. Philbin has grandchildren as well. He enjoys sports and is a New York Yankees fan.