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Phil Alexander Robertson better known as Phil Robertson has an estimated net worth of $15 million dollars. Such a high net worth Phil has accumulated mostly being professional hunter and a businessman having a hunting merchandise company ‘Duck Commander’. In addition to being a great hunter he appeared on popular television series and shows that have also increased Robertson’s net worth and wealth. Phil Alexander Robertson was born on April 24, 1946 in Vivian, Louisiana, USA. He was born to parents Merritt Hale and James Robertson and was brought up with other six children. Phil describes his childhood as a very happy one despite their living conditions were desperately poor.
Phil Robertson Net Worth $15 Million
At school he was interested in sports which have helped him to enter Louisiana Tech University getting on a football scholarship. He was interested more in hunting than in football though and did not pursue the footballer career when had a possibility. Phil graduated from university having a master’s degree in physical education. After the graduation Robertson worked as a teacher for a while. Afterwards, he decided to pursue his dreams and in 1973 he has founded the company ‘Duck Commander’ which currently is the huge multimillion business positively affecting Phil’s net worth and wealth. Now, the company is led by Willie Robertson, his son. It has a website www.duckcommander.com where people can read about the family members, read some useful advice for hunters and fishers, find a good recipe of post one or buy useful stuff in the store. Since 2012, Phil Robertson co-stars with his family members in a reality television show ‘Duck Dynasty’ where the lives of family members are depicted. The show commercially is very successful in this way increases Phil Robertson net worth much. Due to a huge popularity of the show the album ‘Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas’ was released in 2013. It has peaked in the first place of US Country and Holiday charts as well as got platinum certification in US and gold in Canada. The family has also appeared on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Live!’, ‘The Wendy Williams Show’, ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ and other popular shows.
However, after the interview with GQ magazine Phil was suspended from the show for a while because of his controversial thoughts about homosexuals. In 2013, Robertson published a book titled ‘Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander’ with co-author Mark Schlabach which has also made Robertson’s net worth rise. Phil is constantly broadcasted in the ‘Outdoor Channel’ which focuses on the outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, doing various motorsports and other things. As the channel is also very popular it helps to increase Phil Robertson’s net worth too. Phil Robertson has been married only once. In 1966 he married Marsha ‘Kay’ Carroway and they live together up to date. The couple has four children Alan Merritt Robertson, Jason Silas Robertson, Willie Jess Robertson and Jules Jeptha Robertson. Phil is faithful Christian.