Phil Keoghan is a New Zealand produced television personality, he’s a net worth of $12 million. Phil has won seven Emmy Awards for his work as the originator and host of No Opportunity Wasted, which is made in America, New Zealand, and Canada. Phil attended St Andrew’s school; he’d several places as a presenter on New Zealand Television such as the children’s show Spot on, so when a reporter on that is Pretty Interesting. In 2009 Keogh and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Excellent Host for a Reality or Reality Contest Program, nevertheless, he failed to win.
Phil Keoghan Net Worth $12 Million Dollars
Phil, wrote a novel about his urge to life to the fullest after a near death experience he’d at age 19, the novel is titled No Opportunity Wasted. He’s achieved some exotic aims including breaking the world bungee jumping record, diving in submerged caverns, along with eaten a meal together with an active volcano. As a special guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show had shared his pail list, of things he desires to achieve during his life. He returned to his hometown of Christchurch soon next region endured an earthquake in June of 2010.He needed to ensure his family was safe, as well as record sections for The Early Show, to request visitors to contribute to the relive attempt by New Zealand’s Red Cross. He is going to function as the host and producer of a fresh reality series regarding the VELUX5Oceans Race. The function proved to be a tremendous success that raised $500,000, with over $400,000 coming from instore contributions during the ride. Keoghan even filmed a documentary regarding the occasion called The Ride premiered on 3 February 2011.
As the host of The Amazing Race, he has travelled to over 50 countries, including: Zambia, France, Tunisia, Italy, Thailand, India, China, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Namibia, South Africa, Scotland, Malaysia, Mexico, Germany, Morocco, Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, Vietnam, Singapore, the Netherlands, South Korea, Uruguay, Argentina, Russia, Egypt, Tanzania, Canada, the Philippines, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Senegal, Hungary, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Peru and the USA.
Grew up in New Zealand before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in adventure television.
Married to Louise (nee Rodrigues), and father of Ellie Keoghan.
He frequently raises his eyebrows and pauses agonizingly before he lets the team know if he's pleased or sorry
[Who found the luxurious experience rather deflating]: Because if I had made it' I would be having that every day. That's when I knew that I hadn't made it.
[on a stormy weather trek]: Engines on fire are scary. Emergency landings, after electrical fires in the galley, that's not pleasant. Smoke in the fuselage is not good [but] I'm not so much worried about the plane falling to bits, just weather. I don't like bad weather, it makes things more... challenging.
Inevitably you're going to be delayed somewhere. Always have a book. Always have a movie. Always have a notebook. And then always have a sense of humour.
[on his charity]: The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is sponsoring nine of the major rides I am doing, I have been involved with the MS chapter here in California, and I have participated in their rides over the last four years.
'Amazing Race' is, without a doubt, the toughest hosting assignment I've ever had in my career; it's certainly been the most rewarding,
[on the skill of being a compelling host get overlooked]: If I can make it look easy, that means I'm doing my job properly, but the easier I make it look, that is a reflection on the preparation we've done up front.
[When he was familiar with his overwhelming challenges]: This is the most daunting physical thing I have ever attempted.
[When he plans to average 100 miles per days by bike]: Riding a bicycle is about getting back to basics. It's good for the waistline and it's good for the wallet, is what I'm saying.
[If he wanted to see the change on his own series]: I don't think we'd ever want to do that. ... There are always ways to make something better and stronger, but I don't think that's the show's strength.