Philbin’s income increases at a good rate when he began hosting a talk show ‘Live! with Regis and Kelly’. The duo was widely known for hosting the show. By 2011, Philbin detach from the show and then Michael Strahan, retired footballer took his position. He is honored to host the world’s leading game show ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ and ‘Million Dollar Password’. He debuted in the first season of ‘America’s Got Talent’ as a host. In addition, Philbin is occasionally known as “the hardest working man in show business”. So he has put a lot of effort to maintain his reputation and made his name among the prominent talk shows personalities.
Moreover, Philbin prominent shows include ‘A.M. Los Angeles’, ‘Lifestyles with Regis Philbin’, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, ‘Jack and Jill’ and many more. In his career span, he has given guest appearances multiple times and did live sessions.
Personally, till now, Philbin tied wed knot for twice time. After first failed married life, he was promised with Joy Philbin to spend remaining life with her. They proved it, as they are together from the last five decades. Joy is also a famous television personality.
If one has a look on earnings stats of this couple, then net worth of Regis Philbin in 2019 is at a considerably high position then his wife Joy Philbin.
Regis Philbin Net Worth 2019 Vs Wife Joy Philbin:
- Have a look at current Comparison of the Regis Philbin net worth 2019 Vs wife Joy Philbin:
|Regis Philbin Net Worth 2019||VS Wife||Joy Philbin Net Worth 2019|
|About $155 Million||Approximately $85 Million|
No doubt, Regis is a promising singer and author too. Till date, he has published two autobiographies. Moreover, he has launched three studio albums, one-holiday album and 2 singles. Philbin has also invested in Ford dealership. So from multiple investments, 86 years old Philbin has earned a massive amount of net worth.
Short Bio on Regis Philbin:
One of the beloved American icons Regis Francis Xavier Philbin was born on August 25, 1931, in The Bronx, New York. He is the son of Francis Philbin (father) and Filomena (mother). Frank M. Philbin is his youngest brother. He gets his elementary schooling from ‘Our Lady of Solace Grammer School’ and then joined ‘Cardinal Hayes High School’ for further studies. Later, he completed his graduation in sociology from ‘University of Notre Dame’ during 1953.
Followed by graduation, he starts serving the United States Navy. In a meanwhile, he starts chasing his dreams behind-the-scenes on TV, radio as well as in news broadcasting. As of 1962, he was the announcer of ‘The Tonight Show’. Hence by continuous struggles, he catches his first talk show ‘The Regis Philbin Show’. The show didn’t get financial support, therefore, he didn’t get an appreciation as well as failed to compel audience too. Afterward, he obtained prominence from the talk show ‘The Joey Bishop Show’ as Joey Bishop. Gradually, he got recognition as a talk show host as he covered numerous televisions events. Besides hosting shows solely, he has co-hosted many shows too.