Philip Schofield is a popular English television presenter and personality. He has got a big net worth thanks to his talent and hard work. You will not be surprised to know that he is involved in the showbiz since 1982. Even now he continues to remain active in the entertainment industry. His fans recognize him due to his long association with British free-to-air television network ‘ITV.’ Apart from that he has hosted a lot of popular shows that include ‘This Morning,’ ‘all Star Mr & Mrs,’ ‘5 Gold Rings,’ and a lot more.
Bio & Early Life
Philip Schofield was born in Oldham, Lancashire, England. Since his childhood he knew that he was interested in working at a broadcasting station. It was after completing his education when he started working for the local radio. During his teens he became an active radio presenter. He went to Trenance Infant School and Newquay Tretherras School. It all worked well and he got the chance to become the host at the hospital radio station at the age of 15. He is 58 years old currently while his height is five feet and eleven inches.
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Philip began his career in 1982 as a presenter of Shazam. It is a New Zealand youth music TV program that became very popular. Later he also worked for the ‘Radio Hauraki’ for about two years. When he moved back to Britain in 1985 he joined ‘Children’s BBC’. He also became the presenter for the ‘Broom Cupboard.’ After a two year break he became the presenter of BBC Radio 1 show. In 1991 Philip started to host the pop magazine award show named ‘Smash Hits Poll Winner’s Party’. Some of his most popular shows include:
- Schofield’s Quest
- Schofield’s TV Gold
- Ten Ball
The total net worth of Philips happens to be around $12 million. He is a popular presenter, broadcaster and an actor. Currently he leads a lavish lifestyle and has a lot of cars at his disposal. Due to his active profession he continues to make a lot of money.
Personal Life & Relationships
Philip got married to his long- time partner Stephanie Lower since 1993. They got the chance to meet while Stephanie was working as a production assistant for ‘Children’s BBC.’ The couple is blessed with two daughters and they reside at Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. His daughters are Ruby and Molly. Philip also happens to the ambassador of non-profit ‘Kidscape and age-positive charity ‘Royal Voluntary Service.’ He is a good friend of Jason Donovan. After two years he joined ‘Wine Society.
- Phillip has the citizenship of both New Zealand and Britain
- He owns two different cellars that hold over 7,500 bottles of wine
- Fans will be surprised to know that he had a near death experience at the sets of ‘Talking Telephone Numbers’ with Claudia Winkleman