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Regis Philbin Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 15, 2020

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Short Biography

Regis Philbin was born on 25-08-1931 in New York City in the state of New York, United States. He was an American Film Actor, Television Actor, Television Presenter, Television Personality, Singer, Recording Artist, Writer & Author.

Regis Philbin Complete Bio & Career

Rigin Philbin is known as '' the hardest working man in show business''. His hard work brings him a huge success in his career. He completed his graduation from the University of Notre Dame and then joined U.S. Navy. During serving for the U.S. navy he got involved in his passion for acting and worked as a part of the show ''Tonight Show'' in 1950.
He made his official debut in the television industry with a talk show named ''The Regis Philbin Show''. The show was based on music and interviews of Celebrities. This show makes him popular among the audience of America. After it, he never looks back and keeps on getting success in his career. He became popular for his work in many movies and television shows such as America got Talent (2020), Million Dollar Password, Who wants to be a Millionaire, Shrek The Third (2007), Cheaper by the dozen (2003), New York streets games, Shrek Forever After (2010), Dudley Do-Right (1999), Live with Kelley and Ryan, The Joey Bishop Show (1967), The Regis Philbin Show (1981).
He also worked in a number of music albums and got recognization as Singer and Musician. Some of the best and hit music albums of Rigin are Baby it's Cold Outside(2005), Pennis from Heaven(1998) and Where do we go for Christmas (2005).

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Regis Philbin died on 24-07-2020 in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States at the age of 88. He was suffering from Alzheimer's and memory-related diseases. His death not only left his own family full of emotions and respect for him but almost every citizen of America paid homage to the great personality.

The president of America and Phibin's friend Mr. Donald j.Trump also tweeted a post to give condolence to the family and pay homage to his friend. He mentioned in his post that Philbin's was a great person and television personality who encouraged him for presidential elections.

DEATHDAY 24 July,2020 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Greenwich, Connecticut

Regis Philbin Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Frank Philbin & Filomena Boscia. He had a brother named Frank M. Philbin. He was married to actress Catherine Faylen in 1955 and had a son named Daniel Philbin and a daughter Amy Philbin. In 1968, the couple was divorced. On 01-03-1970, he remarried Joy Philbin, a television personality. They had two daughters named Joanna Philbin (Author) & J. J. Philbin (Screenwriter & Producer). 

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town New York
Nationality American
Religion Christian.
Address New York, America.
School Cardinal Hayes High School.
College University of Notre Dame.
Qualification Graduation in Sociology.
Hobbies Acting, Anchoring, Singing and travelling.
Marital Status Married.
Debut The Regis Philbin Show
Best Movies Little Nicky, Shrek the Third, Miss Congeniality 2
Best Friends Kelly Ripa
Salary $20 million (per year)
Net Worth $150 million


Favorite Color Red, Blue
Favorite Brand Louis Philippe
Favorite Player Marquise Goodwin
Favorite Sport Soccer
Favorite Actress Zoe Buckman
Favorite Actor Ana Brenda Contreras
Favorite Singer Haarsh Limbachiyaa
Favorite Place Switzerland
Favorite Food Non-Veg

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Regis Philbin

  • He left his job in the U.S. navy to fulfill his dream of acting.
  • He got the Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding talk show host.
  • After the news of his death, the social media got flooded with the messages in which people paid tribute to the great personality.
  • He was a baseball and football player.
  • He has opened Ford dealership as a side investment.

Regis Philbin Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Regis Philbin was 88 years 10 months & 30 days old age.