Phillip Schofield is an English television presenter and television personality.
Schofield is best known for his longstanding role as a presenter on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ alongside Holly Willoughby.
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The star began his career on children’s shows before landing his long-term spot on This Morning, a role he quit in May 2023, much to the shock of the nation.
Phillip Bryan Schofield was born on April 1, 1962, in Oldham, Lancashire. Schofield moved with his family to Newquay, Cornwall at a young age. He made his first foray into media as a hospital radio DJ at the age of 15.
His professional career took off in 1982 when he moved to New Zealand to present the music programme ‘Shazam!’. His charisma and appeal soon led him to be selected as the first in-vision continuity presenter for Children’s BBC in 1985, establishing his presence in British television.
Schofield found nationwide fame as a presenter of the popular children’s Saturday morning magazine show ‘Going Live!’, a role he held from 1987 to 1993. His rapport with the young audience and his skilful handling of live television made him a household name.
Concurrently, Schofield expanded his resume by presenting other programs, such as ‘Schofield’s TV Gold’, showcasing classic television moments, and the National Lottery Winning Lines game show.
In 2002, Schofield made a successful transition to daytime television as he began co-hosting ‘This Morning’. His dynamic partnership with co-hosts Fern Britton and later Holly Willoughby, combined with his empathy and warmth when covering sensitive topics, have helped make the show a staple of British television.
For his work on ‘This Morning’, Schofield has received multiple awards, including the National Television Award for Most Popular Daytime Programme.
Reality TV and Theatre
Never one to limit himself, Schofield has also been the face of primetime shows like ‘Dancing on Ice’ and ‘The Cube’. ‘Dancing on Ice’, where he worked again with Holly Willoughby, was especially well-received.
In addition, Schofield has shown his versatility by venturing into theatre. He starred in the lead role of Joseph in the West End production of ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ in the early 1990s, earning critical acclaim for his performance.
Phillip Schofield net worth
Phillip Schofield has an impressive net worth thanks to his TV career.
As of May 2023, Phillip Schofield’s net worth is $12 Million.
Frequently Asked Questions
What TV shows has Phillip Schofield been on?
Phillip’s career began when he became the first in-vision continuity presenter for Children’s BBC.
After that role, he went on to present Going Live! on Saturday mornings before hosting the Smash Hits Poll Winners Party.
Phillip moved on from children’s television in the early 1990s, presenting various programmes for ITV, such as Schofield’s Quest, Schofield’s TV Gold and Ten Ball.
He has been the host of game show The Cube since its inception in 2009, and in March 2017, he began presenting ITV game show 5 Gold Rings.
Phillip took part in a live 24-hour TV marathon to raise money for Text Santa in December 2014.
As part of the fundraising effort he featured on various ITV programmes throughout the day, including Loose Women.
The same year, the star presented a three-part factual series, called How To Spend It Well at Christmas with Phillip Schofield, where he tested the latest must-have festive gifts.
How much did Phillip Schofield earn on This Morning?
Phillip reportedly earned £600,000 a year for presenting This Morning, the same as his co-host Holly.
The duo have also presented Dancing On Ice, for which Phillip is said to take home £45,00 per show, together since 2016.
In 2019 it was reported by The Sun that Phillip’s yearly salary, incorporating his presenting gigs and corporate deals, was a whopping £1.73m.
How much is Phillip Schofield worth?
Phillip Schofield’s net worth is estimated to be $ 12 Million.
How old is Phillip Schofield?
Phillip Schofield was born on April 1, 1962 , and is currently 61 years old.
How tall is Phillip Schofield?
Phillip Schofield’s height is 1.8 m, which is equal to 5 ft 9 in.