Phil Hendrie Bio, Age, Wiki, Net worth, Family, Height, Wife, Spouse, This is 40

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Phil Hendrie Biography and Wiki

Phil Hendrie is a radio personality and actor from the United States. He is well-known in the radio and film industries for his voiceover work. He rose to prominence in the 1990s as the host of The Phil Hendrie Show, a radio talk show on which he portrayed himself as a calm, rational host while also portraying any of several outrageous and offensive characters who would engage in debates with Hendrie and callers.

Phil Hendrie Age

 How old is Phil? He is 70 years old as of  2022. He was born Philip Stephen Hendrie on 1st September 1952 in Arcadia, California, United States.

Phil Hendrie Education

Hendrie attended Pasadena City College to earn an English degree.

Phil Hendrie Height

Phil the radio personality stands at a height of 6′ (1.83 m) tall. ALSO READ: Michael Malarkey

Phil Hendrie’s Parents and Family

His father was a salesman who moved to Los Angeles in 1950 after serving in the Canadian army during World War II. Listening to the radio was his escape when he was 12 years old. He was a big fan of Top 40 D.J. “Emperor” Bob Hudson and once rode his bike to Pasadena radio station KRLA to meet him. Hendrie’s parents divorced when he was 13 years old. His father relocated to Europe and married a woman with four children. Hendrie’s family’s home was repossessed, forcing them to relocate to a small rented apartment where he spent his high school years sleeping on the couch.

Phil Hendrie Wife | Married

He was once married to Maria Sanchez in 1997 but their marriage ended in 2007.

Phil Hendrie Career

At the age of 19, he made a demo tape and got his first DJ job at WBJW in Winter Park, a city just outside Orlando. In 1978, he left WBJW to work evenings at WNOE-FM in New Orleans’ French Quarter. From there, he went on to spin records in Miami, San Diego, Los Angeles, Utica, and Fresno until 1988. The radio personality returned to Los Angeles in 1989 to make her debut as a weekend talk show host on KFI, a news/talk station. After his show on KFI was canceled, KVEN in Ventura, California, hired him in August 1990. On his radio talk show in late September 1990, he debuted his first fictional on-air character, Iraqi Raj Fahneen. As a radio satirist whose show is driven by a cast of fictional characters, all of whom he created and plays on air, he sets up a topic and discusses it with one of his characters. In October 1996 he went back to KFI to host The Phil Hendrie Show daily. Hendrie’s popularity resulted in the radio show going national in 1999 via Premiere Radio Networks, a subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications.

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Hendrie’s flagship station, KFI, moved him to sister station KLAC in February 2005 in an effort to help turn the all-sports talk radio station into a ratings winner with entertainment programming. Until 2006, the show was nationally syndicated on 100 radio stations. On April 27, 2006, he announced that he would be leaving radio to pursue his acting career full-time. Hendrie was playing cynical history teacher Dick Green on NBC’s Teachers at the time. His final day on the air was June 23, 2006. Phil Hendrie announced his return to radio on June 4, 2007, via national syndicator Talk Radio Network (TRN), with shows airing nationally Monday through Friday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. On Saturday, November 20, 2010, KFI in Los Angeles announced that Phil Hendrie and his cast of voices were joining the station’s weekend lineup. On February 23, 2012, he announced to his fans via Twitter and that February 25, 2012, would be his last KFI show.

The actor has worked as an actor and voice-over artist. From 1999 to 2009, he voiced characters on 24 episodes of the hit animated TV series King of the Hill. From 2001 to 2002, he appeared in the TV series Andy Richter controls the Universe and in Judd Apatow’s TV movie North Hollywood. He also starred in a TV pilot he wrote and executive produced called Phil at the Gate the same year. Hendrie had a recurring role in David Mamet’s The Unit and appeared in five episodes. In the summer of 2011, he filmed a part for Judd Apatow’s motion picture This Is 40, which was in theaters in December 2012.

In 2012, he played the recurring character Joe Napoli on three episodes of New Girl. In 2015, the actor joined F is for Family to play various background characters.  In 2019, he was cast as a “insane” grandparent in CBS’ multi-camera comedy Our House, alongside Katherine Heigl and Malcolm B. The actor expanded his brand to Pandora in 2012 with a collection of comedy bits starring Jay Santos, Chris Norton, Bobbie Dooley, David G. Hall, and Ted Bell. Hendrie announced in 2013 that he had partnered with LEG Digital and Courtside Media’s Launchpad Digital Media to expand his growing digital fan base. Hendrie also launched a weekly podcast as part of the collaboration. As of 2014, Phil Hendrie’s show is an all-digital audio show that is free to anyone with internet access and can be accessed via his website or the smartphone app Tunel, airing between 9 a.m. and noon.

Phil Hendrie’s Net worth

Phil has an estimated net worth of around $1 million to $5 million.