ACTRESS Marlo Thomas has been married to former daytime talk show host Phil Donahue for 40 years.
Although Marlo did not have any children of her own, she helped raise Phil's five children from a previous marriage.
Who is Phil Donahue?
Phil Donahue is an American media personality, writer, film producer, and the creator and host of The Phil Donahue Show.
Phil pioneered a talk show television format that included audience participation.
Born December 21, 1935, Phil is 84.
Phil got his start in local radio before he graduated on to become a news reporter, and eventually, a television host.
His hugely popular show aired from 1967 to 1996 and won nine Daytime Emmys.
What is Phil Donahue's net worth?
Combined with his wife Marlo Thomas, Phil is worth $150million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
What does Phil Donahue do now?
After his MSNBC show Donahue got cancelled in 2003, Phil became a published author.
Marlo and Phil published a book earlier this year titled What Makes a Marriage Last: 40 Celebrated Couples Share with Us the Secrets to a Happy Life.
The synopsis describes the book as "a compelling and intimate collection of intriguing conversations with famous couples about their enduring marriages and how they have made them last through the challenges we all share."
The book is a New York Times bestseller and can be purchased for $25 hardcover on Amazon or $15 from Audiobooks.
When did Phil and Marlo get married?
Phil and Marlo got married May 21, 1980.
The pair met after she was a guest on his show during the 1970s.
Marlo is an actress and is best known for starring on the sitcom That Girl and her children's franchise Free to Be... You and Me.
He was previously married to Marge Cooney for 16 years, from 1958 to 1975.
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How many children does Phil have?
Phil has five children with his first wife: Mary Rose Donahue, Jim Donahue, Michael Donahue, Daniel Donahue, and Kevin Donahue.
Marlo, who never had any biological children of her own, opted to raise her husband's children after Phil's divorce from his first wife in 1975.