Stone Phillips Biography
Stone Phillips is an American television reporter and correspondent who was born on December 2, 1954, in Texas City, Texas, the United States as Stone Stockton Phillips. Phillips is best known as the former co-anchor of Dateline NBC, a news magazine TV series. He has also has worked as a substitute anchor for NBC Nightly News and Today and as a substitute moderator on Meet the Press, prior to his tenure at NBC, he was an ABC News correspondent for 20/20 as well as a World News Tonight.
Stone Phillips Age
Phillips was born on December 2, 1954, in Texas City, Texas, the United States as Stone Stockton Phillips and his birth sign is Sagittarius.
Stone Phillips Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 ½ inches (1.89 m) tall
Stone Phillips Education
Regarding his education, he was an honoured student at Parkway West High School in Ballwin, Missouri. During his high school, he also played as a starting quarterback of the school football team. He later joined Yale University and continued to excel in academics as well as athletics. In his college days, Phillips played for the Yale Bulldogs Squad who had won the Ivy League football championship. At that time, he was a member of Yale’s Scroll and Key secret society. Further, Phillips has received the university’s prestigious F. Gordon Award for outstanding academic and athletic leadership. In 1977, he graduated with honours earning a Bachelor of Philosophy.
Stone Phillips Parents
Stone spent his childhood in the Claymont section of Ballwin, Missouri, where he was raised alongside his brother, Victor III, and sister Minta by their father, Victor Phillips, a WWII veteran, and mother, Grace, who worked as a school teacher and chemical engineer at Monsanto.
Stone Phillips Wife
Phillips is happily married to his wife Debra Del Toro-Phillips. Debra has a successful career as a fashion designer. After getting success in her career, she returned to college where she gained a master’s degree in social work. Together, the couple had welcomed their first child, their son Streeter Phillips in 1988. Though after seven years they had a daughter in August 1995, she died on the same day.
Stone Phillips Awards and Achievements
Apart from winning an Emmy Award for Outstanding Interview, he has also won a number of other significant awards, including the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, the Investigative Reporters as well as Editors’ Gold Medal, etc. Phillips has also won several times a National Headliner Award.
Stone Phillips Net Worth
Phillips has an estimated net worth of $15 Million which includes his assets, money, and income.