Stone Philips is a journalist, reporter and correspondent born on December 2, 1954 in Texas City, Texas. Stone’s full name according to his bio is Stone Stockton Philips. Born to parents Victor and Grace Philips, he was raised up in Ballwin, Missouri with his two other siblings. Stone Phillips’ nationality is American and his ethnicity is white. Stone worked for ABC for 12 years and later for NBC as the co-anchor of newsmagazine show “Dateline NBC”.
Net Worth and Salary
Considered a wealthy anchor, Stone Philips’ net worth is believed to have exceeded $15million as of 2017. More famously, he recently turned down an offer worth $7million with the channel he is currently associated with. That gives a clear hint that the charming Stone Philips has a gigantic net worth and monstrous salary. Talking about his property he was recently rumored to have bought a house worth $4.9million. His education started at Parkway West High School and later went on to graduate with bachelor's degree in philosophy from Yale University in 1977. Stone’s career as a journalist didn’t take off immediately after Yale; he moved to Atlanta to serve as a math teacher for a while. But later he was hired at WXIA-TV and by 1980, he had become a writer and producer as well an assignment reporter for Washington D.C. coverage of ABC News. In 1982 he covered some ground breaking news such as Lebanon war, Rajiv Gandhi’s election campaign and more. Some other shows he hosted are “20/20”, “Good Morning America” and ABC’s “World News Sunday”. Quitting ABC in 1992 cleared his way for further heights when he joined NBC News for the show “Dateline NBC” as a co-anchor with Jane Pauley. He made himself noted with “Weekend Magazine with Stone Phillips”. He worked with Dateline NBC until July 2, 2007 and limited himself to various individual projects and guest appearances. Philips has also earned an Emmy Award.
Stone Phillips is married to his sweetheart Debrah Phillips since two decades with whom he also has a son Streeter Phillips. He and his wife Debrah also had a daughter who unfortunately died on the day of her birth years ago. Although details about his past affairs are undisclosed and inexistent, it is obvious that the handsome television personality has dated many women in the past. However, Stone hasn’t been far from questions about his sexuality as some also predicted him to be gay. But is Stone Phillips gay? Of course not. He lives happily with his family in New York and is committed to his wife. Stone Phillips is not known to have any affairs outside of his marriage.
Height and Weight
A tall appearance is always a catch. Stone Phillips is one of the tallest journalists, with height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters). He stands tall at that height, has a charming personality and looks stocky even at the age of 62 years. Regardless of his age, Stone Phillips has made a name for himself as one of the very good looking journalists and reporters. He has short dark hair and the man is always sharply dressed. Stone Phillips also fills the screen with his flamboyant persona, clear opinions and dominating height.
Wiki and Facts
Looks like the famous handsome reporter is not much of a social media personality, although he is visibly available in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. On Twitter he is present as @stonephillips but has very few tweets and interactions. Nevertheless, he has tremendous on screen following and admiration from his viewers fans. Stone is a well known journalist in himself. More fascinating information about Stone Phillips’ life can be obtained from his Wikipedia page and other wiki sites.