| Date of Birth :|| Dec 2nd, 1954
| Age :||66 Years old
Best known as the former co-anchor for dateline NBC, a newsmagazine TV show, Stone Philips is an American television news reporter and correspondent. His father, Victor Philips is a veteran of World War II. Although being married to former fashion designer, Debra Philips, there had been rumours about his affair with Tanya Tucker. We have no proof about the 63 year old man to be gay but since he married Debra of opposite gender, it is safe to say that he is heterosexual. Phillips has an appealing height of 6 feet 2 inches with complimentary body measurements. He started his journalist career from WXIA-TV working as an entry level news position..
Career and progression:
Born on December 2, 1954 in Texas city, Texas, Philips was raised in the Claymont section of Ballwin, Missouri in the Greater St. Louis area along with two siblings. His father, Victor Philips is a veteran of World War II. Phillips was an acolyte at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Ellisville, Missouri as a child where is parents were founding members of the congregation. Philips was an honour student and starting quarterback on the football team in Parkway West High School in Ballwin, Missouri. Philips is 63 years old today.
Before stepping into the field of journalism, Stone moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he was supplementing his pay by moonlighting as a waiter and worked as a remedial reading and maths teacher. In 1980, after less than 2 years of working as an entry-level news position at WXIA-TV, Philips was hired by ABC news as an assignment editor for Washington, DC news bureau. He began filing stories as on air correspondent for ABC in 1982, where is covered major events as the war in Lebanon, the exodus of Vietnamese boat people and assassination of Rajiv Gandhi's mother Indira Gandhi. Philips was promoted to a regular role on the ABC news magazine 20/20 in 1986 and served as a substitute host on good morning America and ABC's World News Sunday as a sports anchor.
In 1998, Phillips joined NBC news to serve as co-anchor along with Jane Pauley on Dateline NBC, biding ABC News goodbye after 12 years. Philips also hosted shows while at NBC News, named Weekend Magazine with Stone Philips. He co-anchored Dateline NBC till July 2, 2007 after his contract of $7 million with NBC was not renewed.
Affairs and marriage:
Phillips married former fashion designer, Debra Philips after dating for several years. Philips had reportedly been in a relationship with the same girl from high school but the identity of his girlfriend to be his current wife, Debra is still ambiguous. There were rumours about affair between Stone and Tanya Tucker which spread like wildfire. He had mentioned about being a Tanya Tucker fan in one interview and that she enjoyed spending time with him. Thankfully, the rumours did not affect his marital life as Debra did not take those rumours seriously. His marriage and affair scandals have proven his heterosexuality and clarified his sexual preferences.
Net Worth and Salary:
As one of the most successful reporter and news correspondent, Stone Philips has a net worth of approximately $15 million. This staggering New worth has arisen from his dedication and devotion towards his profession and work ethics. From his net worth, we can easily calculate his salary to be very high in figures.
Wiki and Facts:
The 63 years old anchor has a very fit physique. He is 6 feet 2 inches in height and has a proportionally fit body. He is a successful anchor and journalist with Scottish ancestry and American Nationality. More information on his private and professional life can be searched on wiki and various websites found on the internet.