Phil Keoghan

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Philip John Keoghan
  • Birth Place: Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/31/1967, Gemini
  • Profession: TV host; producer
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Phil Keoghan Fast Facts:
  • Renewed his wedding vows underwater with a scuba-diving priest and a dolphin in attendance.
  • Once changed a light bulb on top of New York's 700-ft. Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
  • Set a world record for group bungee jumping.
  • Ate dinner on the edge of an active volcano.
  • Was up for the hosting job for Survivor, but lost the position to Jeff Probst.
  • Wrote the book No Opportunity Wasted in 2004 which aims to help people face their fears and realize their dreams. The idea for the book came out of his near-death experience at age 19 in a scuba-diving accident.
  • Rode over 3500 miles across the United States via bicycle in 2009 to raise awareness for MS. A documentary following this trek was released in 2011 titled The Ride.
  • Phil Keoghan Relationships:
  • Elle Keoghan - Daughter
  • Louise Keoghan - Wife
  • John Keoghan - Father
  • Elizabeth Keoghan - Mother
  • Ruth Keoghan - Sister
  • Andrew Keoghan - Brother
  • Phil Keoghan Awards:
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Winner
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Winner
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Winner
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Winner
  • 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Winner
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Winner
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Winner
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Winner
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Winner

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