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Phyllis George Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 18, 2020

Short Biography

Phyllis George was born on 25-06-1949 in Denton in the state of Texas, United States. She was an American Businessperson, Sports Announcer, Racing Announcer, Football Announcer, Sports Commentator, Figure Skating Commentator, Tennis Commentator, Film Actress & Former Model. She was the 1st Lady of Kentucky (1979-1983). She crowned Miss Texas in 1970, Miss America in 1971.

Phyllis George Complete Bio & Career

Phyllis George was a noted businesswoman from America and was also a famous television personality. She rose to ranks after she won the coveted title of Miss America in the year 1971 at the age of 21. Post being crowned as Miss America in 1971, she started getting modeling and acting offers. She finally made her debut on television as a co-host of ‘Candid Camera’. She then moved to CBS as a sportscaster and successfully co-hosted ‘The NFL Today’ for various years. 
After getting into her 30s, she bid adieu to television career and relocated to Kentucky with her second husband named John Y. Brown Jr. Her husband served as the 55th governor of Kentucky. During this time, she served as the First Lady of Kentucky. She during her term established museum and also did many welfare works. She also co-wrote her first book titled 'The I (Love) America Diet’. After her husband term ended, she returned to the small screen and started hosting shows again. She also did petty roles in a number of films. In 1998, she divorced with her husband and established ‘Phyllis George Beauty’, a line of cosmetics and skincare products in 2004. Her brands got well established and she became a successful entrepreneur.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Phyllis George died on 14-05-2020 at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion H in Lexington, Kentucky, the United States at the age of 70.

DEATHDAY 14 May,2020 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE Lexington, Kentucky

Phyllis George Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to James George and Diantha Cogdell. She first married Robert Evans in 1977 and divorced him in 1978. She then married John Y. Brown Jr. in 1979 and was married to him till 1998. The couple together had a son named Lincoln Brown and a daughter named Pamela Brown.

Life's Important Dates Of Phyllis George

Body Measurements

Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Light Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Denton, Texas
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.
School N/A
College University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Divorced
Debut TV - The NFL Today (1974)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport American Football

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Phyllis George

  • Her daughter Pamela Brown is a weekend morning news anchor/general assignment reporter with ABC7/WJLA-TV in Washington, DC.
  • She founded two companies in her business career. 1st was "Chicken By George" and the next one that she created was "Phyllis George Beauty".
  • She was the founding member of the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship.
  • In 1991 the National Association of Women Business Owners named her the Celebrity Women Business Owner of the Year.

Phyllis George Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Phyllis George was 70 years 10 months & 19 days old age.