Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin is a famous media personality, singer, and actor in America. He is well known for hosting a talk and game show during the 1960s. Apart from this, he also served the Navy and got his television to start serving in the 1950s as a page for the Tonight Show.

Quick Biography

Regis was born as Regis Francis Xavier Philbin on the date 25 August in the year 1931. He was born in The Bronx in the United States of America. He is a popular personality and actor and also served in the Navy in the United States.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Regis Francis Xavier Philbin
Age: 88 years old
Birth Date: 25 August 1931
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Roman Catholic
Parents: Frank Philbin and Filomena Boscia
Spouse: Joy Philbin
Children: J. J. Philbin, Daniel Philbin, Joanna Philbin, Amy Philbin
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Weight: 71 kg
Profession: American media personality, singer, and actor
Net Worth in 2020: $160 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Regis Philbin is 88 years old. He has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches, and the weight around 71 kg. His hair color is grey, and his eye color is dark brown.

Education, School/College University

When it comes to the education of Regis, then he attended Our Lady of Solace grammar school in the Bronx. He completes his graduation from Cardinal Hayes High School in the year 1949. Before he attended the University of Notre Dame from where he graduated with a sociology degree in the year 1953.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Regis is the son of Frank Philbin and Filomena Boscia. His father used to serve in the US Marine. He has a sibling named Frank M. Philbin, who expired in the year 2007. Regis belongs to American nationality while his ethnicity is Mixed Italian and Albanian.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Regis Philbin With Wife Joy Philbin
Regis Philbin With Wife Joy Philbin

Regis married twice in his life. At first, he got married to Catherine ‘Kay’ Faylen in the year 1955. But the couple got divorced in the year 1968. The couple had two children together named Daniel Philbin and Amy Philbin. After that, he got married to Joy Senese, who is an interior designer in the year 1970. The couple has two children together named J. J. Philbin and Joanna Philbin. The couple are living a happy married life, and there is no further information available about the marital affairs of Regis.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 1970
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is REGIS PHILBIN Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Joy Philbin
Kids: J. J. Philbin, Daniel Philbin, Joanna Philbin, Amy Philbin

Professional Life and Career

When talking about the profession of Regis, then he was a page at The Tonight Show in the 1950s. He also used to write for the Los Angeles talk show host Tom Duggan and filled in one night when the hard-drinking Duggan did not show up. In the year 1962, he was also working as the announcer on The Tonight Show. But he left his job as an assistant news editor in 1957 and moved to New York to make a high fortune.

Regis’s first talk show was The Regis Philbin Show on the KOGO-TV. In 1964, Westinghouse Broadcasting picked up Philbin talk show in the late-night time slot for national syndication. In 1967, he gained his first network TV explore as Joey Bishop’s sidekick on The Joey Bishop Show.

From the year 1975 to 1981, Regis also co-hosted A.M. Los Angeles that was a local morning talk show on the KABC-TV along with Sarah Purcell and after that with Cyndy Garvey. After that, he makes his appearance in lots of television shows that make him popular. Regis also had a solo nightclub act.

Awards & Nominations

When talking about the lifetime achievements and awards of Regis then he was nominated for ACE Award for the Magazine Series for Regis Philbin’s Healthstyles, Outstanding Special Class Special for Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade and Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Talk Show and Entertainment for Live with Regis and Kathie Lee.

He was also nominated for People’s Choice Award for the Favorite Daytime TV Host for Live with Regis and Kathie Lee in the year 1988, favorite Daytime Talk Show Host and Favorite Talk Show Host. He won lots of awards that include Daytime Emmy Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Daytime Emmy Award.

Regis Philbin Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Regis Philbin Net Worth
Regis Philbin Net Worth

As of March 2020, The total net worth of Regis Philbin is estimated at around $160 million. When talking about his salary and income, then his salary is around $20 million per annum.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There were rumors that Regis was in a secret relationship with Kelly Ripa. At present, he is far away from any rumors and controversy.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 16k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 34.2k followers.

Regis Philbin is a well-known media personality and actor who achieve high success and fame in his career. He hosted lots of shows and managed to earn high wealth to live a lavish life.

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