Phillip Schofield

Birth Day April 1st, 1962
Birth Place Oldham, Lancashire, England
Age 62 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

Phillip Schofield Biography

Phillip Schofield is an English TV presenter who is currently the co-presenter of ITV's This Morning (2002-present) and Dancing on Ice (2006-2014, 2018-present). He rose to fame after his work for the BBC, first as a continuity presenter for Children's BBC on weekdays from 1985 to 1987. His other television work includes Going Live! (1987-1993), All-Star Mr & Mrs (2008-2016), The Cube (2009-2015, 2020-present), Text Santa (2011-2015), and 5 Gold Rings (2017-present). Scroll down to know more about his Full Biography, Untold Story, Personal Life, Gender, Wiki, Interesting Facts, Partner, Age, and more. 

Recent in the news hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield was left speechless when they interviewed the UK's most tattooed woman on the show. Becky Holt boasts 95% of her body is covered in ink, and her addiction started when she was aged just 15 and she got her boyfriend's name tattooed on her crotch. She explained she only got subtle inkings that she could cover until she reached the age of 22, and then decided to get a larger statement piece on her leg. She then got more than 100 more tattoos all over her body, including on her genitals. Phillip stared at Becky in shock while Holly exclaimed: "Ouch!" The hosts asked Becky how she would feel if her daughter Aurora Forrest, three months, one day got her own boyfriend's name tattooed on her body. She also said, "It's my body and it's my choice". "If people don't like it, you know there's nothing I can really do about it, you can't be liked by everybody."

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield


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Phillip Schofield is famous for being an English TV presenter. He is best known for his long term work with the British free-to-air TV network ITV and being the co-presenter of ITV's This Morning (2002-present) and Dancing on Ice (2006-2014, 2018-present).

Phillip Schofield was born on 1st April 1962 in Oldham, Lancashire, England with the birth name/real name of Phillip Bryan Schofield. His hometown is in Newquay, Cornwall. Talking about his family members, he was born to his parents; Brian Schofield (father) and Pat Schofield (mother). In May 2008, Schofield's father, Brian, died from a long-standing heart condition, which led to Schofield taking a break from presenting This Morning. He holds an English nationality and he belongs to English-White ethnicity. He has dual British and New Zealand citizenship. His Zodiac sign is Virgo and his religion is Christian. As of 2020, he celebrated his 58th birthday and he will next celebrate his 59th birthday as of 2021 on 1st April. Talking about his siblings; he also has a brother named Tim Schofield. 

Concerning his education, he went to attend Trenance Infant School. He then enrolled at Newquay Tretherras School. When he was 15, his first foray into media was a Sunday show on Hospital Radio Plymouth. After then, he took up the position of bookings clerk and tea boy for BBC Radio at Broadcasting House in London becoming the youngest employee at the age of seventeen. 

Being at the age of 58, Philip Schofield has maintained his body a lot. He stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in with a balanced bodyweight of around 70 Kg. He has a pair of dark brown eyes and white hair color. His shoe size is 8 (UK). Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming smile attracting a lot of people towards him. His weight lost 9 pounds in mere four weeks and brought his body in slender shape. He worked on the principle of 5:2 Diet, a revolutionary diet plan, invented by Dr. Michael Mosley, a British physician, and the diet regime came into the spotlight from the program shown on BBC Horizon "Eat, Fast and Live Longer".

Philip Schofield Career

  • Starting the TV career at the age of nineteen, Phillip has achieved great success at this age and he is renowned to the world with his name. 
  • He initially started his career making a TV debut as the presenter of "Shazam!", a New Zealand youth music TV program on 23rd February 1982. 
  • After that, he worked for the Auckland-based station Radio Hauraki for a couple of years.
  • In the year 1985, he returned to Britain and joined Children's BBC as its first in-vision continuity presenter for Broom Cupboard. 
  • From the year 1988 to 1991, he was the host of the Smash Hits Poll Winners Party, pop-magazine awards show.
  • He then moved to adult-oriented programs for ITV such as Schofield's Quest, Schofield's TV Gold, and Ten Ball in the early 1990s. 
  • He presented Talking Telephone Numbers from the year 1994 until 1997 for five series and hosted a show about remarkable coincidences called One in a Million in the year 1996. 
  • He presented the National Lottery Winning Lines program for BBC One between June 2001 until October 2004. He co-authored the book that came out of the series.
  • Between the years 2002 and 2006, he co-hosted the BBC quiz show "Test the Nation". 
  • Later, he signed an exclusive two-year contract with ITV, reported to have been worth £5 million. 
  • What's more, he has been a presenter on the ITV daytime show This Morning since the year 2002 until 2009. Due to his father's death, he took a break from presenting This Morning.
  • In the year 2005, he presented the series "Have I Been Here Before?", a daytime program, and also he presented "The British Soap Awards".
  • During the run of the ITV reality show, I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, he co-hosted the spin-off series I'm a Celebrity, Get Me out of Here! Exclusive with Sheree Murphy.
  • Also, he presented two episodes of the ITV game show "It's Now or Never" in the year 2006. 
  • In addition to this, he presented Dancing on Ice on ITV from the year 2006 until the year 2011. Later, he returned to co-present the show in 2018 following ITV's choice to reboot the series after four years away. 
  • Phillip along with Fern Britton hosted a revival of the ITV game show Mr. and Mrs., renamed as All Star Mr & Mrs since April 2008. 
  • He presented the primetime game show The Cube from the year 2009 until 2015. 
  • He also hosted A Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards from the year 2009 until 2014 along with Amanda Holden. 
  • He hosted the annual comedy show The Comedy Annual in the year 2010 and 2011 and co-hosted the Christmas charity show Text Santa on ITV from 2011 until 2015 with Christine Lampard in 2011, 2014, 2015, and Holly Willoughby in the year 2012 and 2013. 
  • He co-hosted ITV's coverage of the Royal Wedding and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with Julie Etchingham in April 2011 and June 2012. 
  • He narrated the one-off ITV2 show Educating Joey Essex in March 2014. 
  • He presented two series of the primetime game show "You're Back in the Room" for ITV in 2015 and 2016.
  • In the year 2016, ITV reserved a primetime slot to showcase Phillip's and his wife's adventurous experience in South Africa. Titled Schofield's South African Adventure, the short clip series was produced exclusively for This Morning. 
  • In March 2017, he started hosting ITV's new game show, "5 Gold Rings". In the year 2017, he presented three-part factual series "How To Spend It Well at Christmas with Phillip Schofield" in which he tested the latest must-have festive gifts.
  • Regarding his radio work, he has also broadcast on BBC Radio 1 with a Sunday show (also called Going Live) and launched Radio Plymouth in Devon in February 2010. 
  • He tried his hand at the theatre and took over the role of Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat from Jason Donovan on the West End stage in the year 1991. After that, he performed in the title role of Doctor Dolittle at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, before touring the UK.
  • Later, he reprised his role as Joseph for an episode of "Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway" in March 2018. 
  • He also records the cover "Close Every Door" which was released in December 1992 on Polydor Records which peaked at number 27 on the UK Singles Chart. 
  • As an author, he published his recent book "Life is What You Make It" (2020). 

Philip Schofield Wife & Sexuality

Talking about Philip Schofield's personal life, he is a married man. He wed his beautiful wife, Stephanie Lowe in March 1993. The duo is also blessed with two kids (daughters); Ruby and Molly. The duo is enjoying their present life a lot without any disturbances. Recently, he came out as gay via his Instagram. The family resides in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire as of now. On 7th February 2020, he came out as gay via a statement posted on his Instagram story, followed up in an interview on This Morning, stating that "with the strength and support of my wife and my daughters, I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay". He has said he thought he was bisexual when he married his wife in 1993 but realized later that he was gay. Thus, his sexual orientation is gay. 

Phillip Schofield and his wife, Stephanie Lowe


Phillip Schofield Net Worth and Salary

Phillip Schofield is a TV presenter as well as a personality who is making a good amount of money from his career. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to have $12 Million. He has more than doubled his salary in a year, from £803,000 to £1.73million. The £927,000 rise for the ITV host, who fronts several shows, is revealed in newly published accounts and was largely due to Dancing On Ice's return in January last year as of 2019 whereas his exact salary is still to get unfold yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his followers that he is making a good amount of money from his current work. His major source of wealth comes from the entertainment industry. He is living a luxurious lifestyle from his earnings.

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