Regis Philbin is an American media personality, singer as well as an actor who is widely known for hosting the talk show as well as game shows since the year 1960s. He is sometimes called as the hardest working man in the show business. In addition to that, he also holds the Guinness World Record for Most Time Spent in front of the TV camera. His other trademarks include his excited manner, his wit, his Bronx accent as well as his irreverent ad-libs. He is also known as host of New York City based nationally syndicated talk show called Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee starting in the 1988 that became Live! With Regis and Kelly starting in the 2001 and the continued until the departure of Philbin in 2011.
Talking about his healthy, Regis had an angioplasty in the year 1993. On 14th March of 2007, he underwent the triple bypass surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical Center sue to the plaque in his arteries. He also had the hip-replacement surgery on 1st December of 2009. Prior to that, he was featured in 100th Anniversary Issue of Neiman Marcus Christmas Book.
His hard work and dedication has helped him to earn the net worth of $150 million. He has made his appearance in numbers of the TV shows as well as movies which also include The Neighbors, It’s Happening, The Tonight Show, Mad Bull, Almost Anything Goes, True Life Stories, California Girls, Password Plus, Steve Martin, The People’s Lawyer, Deal or No Deal, WWE Raw, 2 Minute Drill, Mother Goose, People I Know, Sextette, Open Season, Little Nicky, Night and the City and many more.
Regis is a tall guy with the height of 5 feet and 6 inches and he is the native of The Bronx, New York, United States. He came into this world on 25th August of the year 1931 which has now made him at the age of 84. He is the son of Francis Philbin and Filomena. He was raised up as Roman Catholic. He went to get his education from the Our Lady of Solace Grammar School. He then attended the Cardinal Hayes High School and graduated from there in 1949 before he went on to join the University of Notre Dame from where he got graduated with a sociology degree in the year 1953. Later, he served in United States Navy as the supply officer.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Regis has already got married. He has married for two times and divorced once. At first, he was married to his first wife named Catherine Faylen with whom he tied his knot on 8th September of the year 1956. He remained with Catherine till they got separated in 1968. They also have two children together. After that, Regis got remarried with his second wife Joy Philbin with whom he is currently married. The couple exchanged their vows on 1st March of 1970 and since then, they are living their blissful life. With Joy also has got two children. More details about him can also be accessed from his Twitter and Instagram account.