Phillip Schofield: your need to know on the silver fox

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This Morning presenter, our morning-maker, silver fox and funny man Phillip Schofield, is a national treasure and should be treated as so.

When you thought you had reached your Phil quota, the TV presenter is presenting the long-awaited Dancing On Ice with partner in crime, Holly Willoughby.

So, here is everything you need to know about Phillip Schofield...

How old is Phillip? When is his birthday?

It's not how old you are, it's how you feel, eh? Since you asked, Phillip is 59 years old and was born on April 1, 1962.

How tall is Phillip Schofield?

Phillip is just a smidge taller than Holly Willoughby and is 5'9.

What did Phillip Schofield look like when he was young?

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Here is the British telly presenter in 1982! We'd recognise that cheeky smile, anywhere.

How did Phillip Schofield become famous?

Phillip shot to fame as a he presented Children's BBC on weekdays at teatime from 1985 to 87. Before, he worked in New Zealand when he fronted 'Shazam!'.

Where is Phillip Schofield from?

Phillip is from Oldham and now he lives in Fawley, Henley-on-Thames with his family.

Is Phillip Schofield married? Who's his wife?

Phillip and Stephanie Lowe met whilst working together at the BBC when he was a children’s television presenter and she was a production assistant.

They later married in 1993 and have been together ever since. She even got him a fancy VR set for his birthday which retails at £700.

In February 2020 after 27 years of marriage, Phillip came out as gay on This Morning.

He said on Instagram, "Steph has been incredible – I love her so very much, She is the kindest soul I have ever met.

"My girls have been astonishing in their love, hugs and encouraging words of comfort. Both mine and Steph’s entire families have stunned me with their love, instant acceptance and support."

Phillip Schofield's daughters

Phillip has two daughters with wife Stephanie - Molly, 24 and Ruby, 21. The pair regularly feature on his Instagram. Here is the whole family at Disney Land...

Phillip Schofield's net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, he is thought to be worth a massive £8million. That's eight million pounds more than us...

Phillip Schofield on This Morning

It was 2002, when Phillip began his bright and shiny career at This Morning alongside Fern Britton. He replaced John Leslie on the hit show.

However, it wasn't until six years later, when Holly Willoughby replaced Fern - then the duo Holly and Phil were born, hurrah!

Are Phillip Schofield and Holly Willougby friends?

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DUH! Of course they are. In fact, the presenters are known for their close friendship, and often go on holiday together.

They are famous for their constant giggling on the show. However, one time viewers were convinced the pair had an argument after they sensed a 'frosty atmosphere' during one of the shows.

In 2019 there were rumours that Holly and Phil's relationship had become strained but ITV bosses denied the claims.

Check out: Holly Willoughby's This Morning outfits and high street dupes

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Holly Willoughby: All her clothes from This Morning and where to get it cheaper on the high street

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Today Holly has opted for a smart casual look. She's wearing a blue floral ruffle top, black trousers and black heels. What we're loving about this outfit is that you can dress it up with heels like Holly, or keep it casual with trainers. Holly's outfit costs more than £150 but we've found a high street dupe...What Holly is wearing:Ditsy floral contrast broderie ruffle blouse, Warehouse, £69.Clara trousers, Sezane, £95.Where you can get Holly's look for less on the high street:From New Look you can recreate Holly's entire outfit for less than £40...

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It's Wednesday and again Holly has opted for a smart/casual outfit. She's paired a white shirt, green midi skirt and nude heels together. Again this is a great outfit if you're heading into the office or going out for lunch with the girls. Holly's outfit is on the pricer side, so we've found a similar look that'll save you some cash...What Holly is wearing:Pure Collection linen shirt, John Lewis, £85.Suede wrap skirt, Jigsaw, £285.Where you can get Holly's look for less on the high street:From River Island you can copy Holly's style for less than £70...

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It's Thursday and for her final look of the week, Holly is wearing a blue and white floral dress. The This Morning presenter looks gorgeous and we're loving this dress. We're not the biggest fan of the £200+ price though, so we've found a high street dupe.What Holly is wearing:Fellini blue and cream tropical print cotton shirt dress, L.K. Bennett London, £299.Where you can get Holly's look for less on the high street:From Forever Unique you can recreate Holly's outfit for less than £60...

What other shows has Phillip Schofield been on?

You couldn't ever call him lazy. Or er, camera shy.

The silver-haired tv personality has hosted a whole selection of shows including, Dancing On Ice, The Cube, Mr & Mrs, You’re Back In The Room, the British Soap Awards, The Military Awards and Text Santa among others, as well as his most recent series Schofield’s South African Adventure and 5 Gold Rings.

Phillip Schofield theatre

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Before joining This Morning, Phillip was a regular in panto. He played the main role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat in the early 90s.

While appearing in Joseph he even released a single Close Every Door, which peaked at number 27 in the UK Singles Chart! Blimey!

Here's a young (and very gorgeous!) Phillip Schofield performing Close Every Door.

He also played Doctor Dolittle at the Hammersmith Apollo in London in 1998.

Phillip Schofield Snapchat

If you have a Snapchat account, you NEED to follow Phil who is simply hilarious. But what would you expect.

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And if you want Phillip Schofield on Snapchat then his username is phillipschofe.

Phil Schofield's funniest snapchats of all time!

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Phil Schofield reveals what irritates Holly Willoughby

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Phillip spoke out about what angered his dazzling co-star (we didn't think anything could p-ss Holly off!). Turns out, it's when people reckon she's pregnant when she's simply off sick.

"The minute she’s off poorly everyone says she’s pregnant. If we do an item with drinks she doesn’t like and she doesn’t have one, ‘ooh she must be pregnant'.

"It drives her mad."

Phillip Schofield's sex life

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Phillip often talks about his sex life in hilariously on This Morning, which always gives both us and Holly Willougby the giggles.

Remember the time when a sex expert came on to the show and told how sex is great for a man's health, but not woman's... YES WE DON'T BELIEVE THAT EITHER.

This made Holly gasp, but Phil said, "We do all the work anyway.

"You don't get any exercise in 'put my nightie down when you've finished'."

Err, we're not quite sure your wife wants to hear that on the TV Phil!

Phillip Schofield in drag

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Wit woo! Phillip donned saucy stockings, a little red tutu and some fuscia kitten heels on a memorable episode of Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway. We think he looks the part!

Phillip Schofield and Kim Woodburn

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Phillip Schofield had a massive row with CBB's Kim Woodburn after he stuck up for her fellow ex housemates on This Morning.

During her interview Kim revealed she thought her housemates picked on her because she entered the house later than the others but when Phillip Schofield pointed out that Chloe Ferry and Jessica Cunningham were also latecomers and they were treated different to Kim, things took a turn for the worst.

Kim fumed, "You see Phillip you were not in there. I know what I went through, I went through hell on this earth."

She then argued, "No and I tell you why. I may be 74 don't mess with me! I don't think you're going to bully me I've been around too long."

Don't mess with Kim Woodburn!

Fan gets Phillip Schofield's face tattooed on HIS BUM

In completely normal news, a devoted fan got Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby's face tattooed on his bum.

Phillip Schofield's hospital visit

This Morning host Phillip made an emotional return to Bristol Royal Infirmary to visit the hard working staff who cared for his brother Tim when he fell ill in November last year.

Phillip Schofield tries to say 'Gwyneth Paltrow's pantry'

In a memorable episode, Holly and Phil spoke about how organised Gwyneth Paltrow's pantry is after she shared photos with Goop magazine on how she manages to her house clean and organised.

But when they were recording the show's promo for today that they struggled hilariously to say "Gwyneth's tidy pantry" and it's safe to say it ended in tears!

Watch for yourself!

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield's 28 funniest This Morning moments

We take a look back at Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield's best and funniest moments EVER.

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby present after the NTAS... (still drunk!)

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In one of TV's funniest moments, Holly and Phillip received some criticism earlier this year when they turned up to present This Morning in their disheveled glad rags from the night before.

Here's a reminder of the night in question!

So hilarious, right?! However, Phillip admitted he may have crossed the line.

"That's not a stunt we'd pull lightly, although we didn't know we were doing it in the first place - it just sort of happened.

“I like to think we know where the line is. I do agree that we may have crossed the line, but it was a one-off.

We thought is was TV GOLD.

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