Father: his father’s name is Joseph McGraw, an equipment supplier.
Mother: his mother's name is Anne Geraldine McGraw (nee Stevens).
Siblings: Phil has two elder sisters, whose names are Deana and Donna, and a younger sister, named Brenda.
Wives and kids: Dr. Phil is married to Robin McGraw and he has two children Jay and Jordan, who were born in 1979 and in 1986 accordingly.
Sexual orientation: McGraw is straight.
When Phil was about twenty years old he got married to an ex-cheerleader Debbie Higgins McCall, but in 1973 they divorced due to family issues. After that he began dating his current wife Robin Jo Jameson and they got married in 1976.
His net worth is estimated at $400 Million.
Place of living: Dr. Phil owns an estate in Beverly Hills.
Cars: He has a Porsche, a Ferrari 360 Spider, and a retro 1957 Chevy Bel Air.
How did he become popular?
In 1995 Oprah hired him for the Amarillo Texas beef trial, and after winning the case she offered him to participate in her talk show. Dr. Phil became an expert on ‘Oprah’ and that’s when his fame flied to the sky.
Has he ever been judged by his methods?
He had to face a huge number of haters and criticism towards his personality from others psychotherapists and his advice were even called ineffective.
Has he tried his hands at writing books?
Of course, and it’s actually possible to find a lot of his books on the bookshelves dedicated to relationship and diets. His well-known ones are ‘Love Smart: Find the One You Want - Fix the One You Got’, ‘The Family First Workbook: Specific Tools, Strategies, and Skills for Creating a Phenomenal Family’, ‘Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family’, ‘The Ultimate Weight Solution Food Guide’, ‘The Life Strategies Self-Discovery Journal: Finding What Matters Most for You’ and many others.
Dr. Phil was ranked as one of the well-paid entertainers according to the ‘Forbes’ list, cause he earns more than $75 million a year.
He suffers from diabetes.
Phillip is a private pilot.
In 2003 the ‘Dr. Phil foundation’ was established.
He spent more than $25 million on a Beverly Hills estate, where he currently lives with his wife.