Phillip Schofield-TV Presenter, Married Life, Net Worth, Age, Career
Quick Facts of
- First NamePhillip
- Last NameSchofield
Phillip Schofield is an English TV as well as radio presenter who started his career working on the BBC channel where he served for around nine years. Later on, he signed a contract with ITV and has contributed to the British free-to-air TV network ‘ITV’ for a very long time. He rose to fame after he hosted the program Dancing on Ice and This Morning. Some of his other notable shows include The Cube, 5 Gold Rings, and All-Star Mr & Mrs.Short-
Short-Bio of Phillip Schofield
Phillip Schofield was born on April 1, 1962, in Oldham, Lancashire as Phillip Bryan Schofield. He is the son of Brian and Pat Schofield who raised him in Newquay, Cornwall. He holds dual nationality of Britain and New Zealand.
Regarding education, he joined Trenance Infant School and Newquay Tretherras School.
Longtime Career as a TV Presenter
Phillip Schofield started his career at the age of 19 when he started working on the Youth music program ‘Shazam!’ in 1982. Following this, he went to Britain to work on the Children’s BBC. Later on, he appeared on the show Going Live! on the BBC.
Then he signed on ITV and hosted the shows such as Ten Ball, Schofield’s Quest, and so on. In 2006, he received a $6.44 million contract extension for two years.
As for recent dates, in 2020, he’s hosting the shows, Dancing on Ice and The British Soap Operas.
How Much is The Net Worth if Phillip Schofield?
As of 2020, the net worth of Phillip Schofield is calculated to be around $12 Million as per celebrity net worth. While some of the sources has also claimed it to be $12.6 million (£9.8 Million). He is also one of the highest-paid TV presenters who made around $2 million in 2019 alone.
Phillip is actively engaged in philanthropy. He works as one of the sponsors of CHASE, which basically provides hospice care for kids. In June 2006, he launched a rose variety with the help of a rose specialist, C&K Jones. This was a supportive gesture towards CHASE.
He is also the ambassador to Royal Voluntary Service and Kidscape. On October 8, 2012, he became an honorary patron to the Blue Lamp Foundation.
Came Out As Gay; Married To Stephanie Lowe
The 58 years old, Phillip Schofield came out as gay in February 2020. He officiated the news through social media platform where he released the statement saying
You never know what’s going on in someone’s seemingly perfect life, what issues they are struggling with, or the state of their wellbeing – and so you won’t know what has been consuming me for the last few years. With the strength and support of my wife and my daughters, I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay.
Well, he is in a longterm marital relationship with Stephanie Lowe (worked as a production assistant for Children’s BBC). The couple shared the wedding vows in 1993. Together the couple shared two daughters: Ruby and Molly.
While he was preparing for the show, Talking Telephone Numbers on set, he nearly experienced death after a box in roof accidentally dropped but fortunately, it landed on the floor between them.