Regis Philbin Net Worth

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Regis Philbin Net Worth
Net Worth:
$150 Million

Regis Philbin's Annual Salary

$20 Million
Date of Birth
August 25, 1931
Place of Birth
The Bronx
Actor, Singer, Presenter, Author, Voice Actor, TV Personality, Television producer, Game Show Host, Talk show host

Regis Philbin net worth: Regis Philbin is an actor, singer and television host who has a net worth of $150 million and annual salary of $20 million. Regis Philbin accumulated his net worth through his career as a host of many games shows, talk shows and personal appearances on television sitcoms, and movies. He has also recorded albums and is co-author of his two autobiographies. He was born in New York City, New York U.S.

Regis Philbin has to be one of the most beloved public figures with a net worth as high as it is. His career in show business began as a page at The Tonight Show in the 1950s. From there, he worked his way up the show business ladder, as a writer, announcer, and guest host on various talk shows. By 1962, he was working as an announcer on The Tonight Show. Eventually, he got his own show, creatively entitled The Regis Philbin. One of Regis' trademarks, the "host chat" segment, was born on this show, but not for the reason you might expect – the reason he had to fill time by simply "chatting" with the audience was because there was no money to pay a writing staff! Regis's first national audience came from his time on The Joey Bishop Show, where he made waves as Bishop's onscreen sidekick. As time went on, Regis eventually found his niche on Live with Regis & Kathy Lee, a morning chat show featuring Philbin and co-host Kathy Lee Gifford. Now entitled Live with Regis & Kelly, the show continues to be successful with new co-host Kelly Rippa. Regis' other big success comes from the megahit game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? With Regis' perennially popular catchphrase "is that your final answer?" still being talked about today. One of TV's most long-running success stories, Regis Philbin also holds the world record for most hours spent on camera in a lifetime.

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  • Live with Kelly and Michael
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Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin

Regis Francis Xavier Philbin is an American media personality, actor and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. Sometimes called "the hardest working man in show business", he holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a telev...
Actor / Singer / Presenter / Author / Voice Actor / TV Personality / Television producer / Game Show Host / Talk show host
Date of Birth
  • August 25, 1931
  • Regis Francis Xavier Philbin
  • Regis
  • Regis Lee Philbin
  • Big Man
  • Number One
  • Big Daddy
  • Reege
  • Irish American
  • Albanian American
  • 5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • Shrek the Third
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask)
  • Torrance Rises
  • Shrek Forever After
  • Night and the City
  • The Breakup Artist
  • Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host
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