|Phil Robertson Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||April 24, 1946|
|Spouse||Marsha Kay Carroway|
Phil Robertson is an American professional hunter, businessman, and reality television star who is best known for appearing on the reality series, Duck Dynasty (2012-2017) with his entire family. Additionally, he runs a family-operated business called Duck Commander in West Monroe, Louisiana that specializes in products for duck hunters, especially a duck call named the ‘Duck Commander’.
Phil Alexander Robertson
The Duck Commander
Vivian, Louisiana, United States
Louisiana, United States
Phil studied at the Louisiana Tech University on a football scholarship in the late 1960s. He graduated with a master’s degree in education.
Professional Hunter, Businessman, Reality Television Star
- Father – James Robertson
- Mother – Merritt Hale
- Siblings – Si Robertson (Younger Brother) (Television Personality, Veteran, Retired Reed Maker), Jimmy Frank Robertson (Brother), Harold Robertson (Brother), Tommy Robertson (Brother), Judy Robertson (Sister), Jan Robertson (Sister)
In 2023, Phil Robertson’s net worth was $10 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
81 kg or 178.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Phil has dated –
- Marsha Kay Carroway (1964-Present) – In 1964, he began dating Marsha Kay Carroway while studying in high school. The high school sweethearts tied the knot 2 years later in 1966. Together, they welcomed 4 sons named Alan Robertson (b. January 5, 1965), Jase Robertson (b. August 16, 1969), Willie Robertson (b. April 22, 1972), and Jep Robertson (b. May 28, 1978).
- In May 2020, Phil discovered that he has a daughter named Phyllis born out of an affair that he had in the 1970s.
Race / Ethnicity
He wears a bandana.
Phil Robertson Facts
- He was a star quarterback at his alma mater Louisiana Tech University and played alongside the future Hall of Famer, Terry Bradshaw. Furthermore, he was approached to play for the Washington Redskins (now Washington Commanders) at the end of his junior year. However, he decided to quit football as it used to interfere with duck hunting season.
- During his interview with GQ Magazine for their January 2014 issue, Robertson stated that homose*uality was sinful. Following his controversial statement, he was briefly suspended from Duck Dynasty but was reinstated 9 days later due to the overwhelming support from his audience.
- Before starting his business, he worked as a teacher, commercial fisherman, and bar owner.
- Robertson is pro-life and strongly opposes abortion, calling it a violation of the Declaration of Independence.
- He wrote his memoir titled Happy, Happy, Happy with co-author Mark Schlabach and it was published in 2013.
- During the 2015 CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference), Robertson gave a highly incendiary speech in which he made several jarring statements, including alleging that STDs are the legacy of “Nazis, Communists, Beatniks, and Hippies”.
- For the 2016 presidential election, he had initially endorsed the Texas senator Ted Cruz. However after he dropped out, he backed Donald Trump and became one of his most prominent MAGA supporters.
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