Phil completed his high school education from Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park, Kansas. In the year 1968, he was awarded a football scholarship to the University of Tulsa, where he played middle linebacker under Coach Glenn Dobbs. He grew up to become a 6’4’’ linebacker. According to Phil McGraw wiki, he received his bachelor’s degree from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas majoring in psychology in the year 1975. Next years in 1976, he earned his master’s degree in experimental psychology. After four years, he did Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of North Texas. After achieving his doctorate, Phil opened a private psychology practice with his father, who had earned his psychology degree following a career as an oil rig equipment supplier.
By profession, Phil McGraw is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host. He was a regular on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' before launching his own successful TV series. He quit his private practice to start Pathways, a self-motivation seminar, as well as a company called Courtroom Sciences. In the year 1998, he launches his own daytime program, Dr. Phil, in 2002. McGraw has also penned several best-selling self-help books. Phil launched a popular self-motivation seminar called Pathways.
In 1989, he founded a company known as Courtroom Sciences that helped trial lawyers build cases via mock trials, behavioral analysis, jury selection and mediation. Through Courtroom Sciences, Dr. Phil met Oprah Winfrey. In 1996, she was being sued by cattlemen who claimed she defamed the beef industry on one of her shows, and the talk-show queen hired Dr. Phil to assist during the trial. After helping her win the case in 1998, Dr. Phil became a regular expert on Oprah, dealing with life strategies and relationships. Later in 2002, Phil launched his own nationally syndicated series, Dr. Phil which was a one-hour talk show. As per Phil McGraw bio, he also conducted various motivational seminars across the country. Apart from being a doctor, he is also the author of several New York Times best-sellers. His book titled as The 20/20 Diet: Turn Your Weight Loss Vision Into Reality was released in 2014.
Personal life: Who is Phil McGraw wife?
Focusing on Phil McGraw family, he got married to his first wife Debbie Higgins McCall in 1970. He was just 20 years old then. Phil McGraw wife is an ex-cheerleader and homecoming queen. He never allowed her to participate in the family business and was involved in domestic duties. McGraw got divorced with Debbie in 1973 and started to date with Robin Jo Jameson in 1973. The lovebirds tied their knot in 1976 and currently, they have two sons named as Jay and Jordan born in the year 1979 and 1986 respectively. Jay is like his father and is involved in publishing various books based on teenagers. Jay got engaged to Erica Dahm.
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