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Regis Philbin was an American media figure, comedian, and singer who came to fame in the 1960s for hosting a talk and game shows. He is most known for his work as the host of Live! Regis and Kathie Lee star. Live!, as well as Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? He was also the host of America’s Got Talent’s first season. He died of natural causes on Friday, July 24, 2020, at the age of 88.
What is the net worth of Regis Philbin?
His net worth was reported to be about $150 million.
Regis Philbin: Age, Height, and Weight
He was 88 years old when he died. He was born in the Bronx, New York City, on August 25, 1931. He stood 5 foot 5 inches tall and weighed about 50 kg (110 lbs).
Facts of Regis Francis Xavier Philbin
|Real Name||Regis Francis Xavier Philbin|
|Nick Name||Regis Philbin|
|Age||88 years old (Died)|
|Birthday||August 25, 1931|
|Profession||TV presenter, talk
show host, game show host, actor, singer, author
|Birthplace||The Bronx, NY|
|Height/ Tall||Feet & Inches: 5’5″
Centimetres: 165 cm
Meters: 1.65 m
|Weight||Kilograms: 50 Kg
Pounds: 110 lbs
|Approx 39-30-36 inches|
|Biceps Size||Not Known|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||7 (US)|
|Net Worth||Approx U.S. $150 million|
|Sponsor Earnings||Not Known|
|Parents||Father: Francis Philbin
Mother: Filomena Philbin
|Siblings||Brother: Frank M. Philbin (March 1,
1951 – January 27, 2007)
|Marital Status||Married (Twice)|
|Ex-Wife?||Catherine “Kay” Faylen
(m. 1955; div. 1968)
|Wife/ Spouse||Joy Senese (m. 1970-till death)|
|Daughter||JJ, Joanna and Amy|
|University||University of Notre Dame|
|School||Cardinal Hayes High School|
Regis Philbin: Cause of Death
Philbin died on Friday, July 24, 2020, at the age of 88, from natural causes, only one month short of his 89th birthday.
Furthermore, his family members express their gratitude to his supporters and admirers for their unwavering loyalty during his 60-year career and request anonymity while they mourn his death.
Regis Philbin’s Wife and Kids
Regis Philbin married Catherine Faylen in 1957. Later, in 1968, they divorced. On March 1, 1970, he married Joy Philbin.
He was also the father of four daughters. JJ, Joanna, and Amy are his three girls, and Danny is his baby.
Regis Philbin: Parents, Siblings & Education
His father’s name was Francis, and his mother’s name was Filomena Florence. Regis Philbin is a mixed race.
His father was of Irish ancestry, and his mother was from an Arbresh immigrant family from Greci, Campania.
In terms of schooling, he went to the prestigious Regis High School. Then, he attended the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a sociology degree in 1953.
Regis Philbin: Brother
Regis Philbin was thought to be an only child for a long time, but on the February 1, 2007 episode of Live with Regis and Kelly, he revealed that he did have a sibling, Frank M. Philbin (March 1, 1951 – January 27, 2007), who died from non-Hodgkin lymphoma a few days earlier.
Regis Philbin: Professional Career
After completing his education, Regis Philbin joined the United States Navy as a procurement officer and worked in television and radio behind the scenes before entering the broadcasting industry.
He presented a number of series, including Million Dollar Password, Daytime Emmy Awards, Late Show With David Letterman, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, America’s Got Talent’s first season in 2006, among several more.
He also appeared on Spin City, Seinfeld, How I Met Your Mother, Hope & Faith, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Quick Facts of Regis Philbin
- In 1967, he made his network television debut as Joey Bishop’s sidekick on The Joey Bishop Show.
- He was also a musician and songwriter.
- He had two marriages and four children.
- He used to be a big fan of professional sports, particularly baseball and football.
- He was a die-hard New York Yankees fan as well as a staunch follower of his alma mater, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
- In 1993, he underwent an angioplasty.
- In 2007, he underwent triple bypass surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center due to plaque in his arteries.
- On Kelly Ripa’s sitcom Hope & Faith, he played car salesman Handsome Hal.
- Philbin appeared as himself in the episode “The Best Burger in New York” of How I Met Your Mother.
- There are also images of Philbin in the backgrounds of all the burger joints.
- He appears in the Brooklyn Nine-Nine episode ’48 Hours,’ in which Jake displays and voices a variety of photographs of himself with Regis Philbin.