Phil Robertson is an American reality TV personality who is best known for appearing in ‘Duck Dynasty. He also appears on the Out Channel’s ‘Buck Commander. Robertson is a professional duck hunter and businessman. He started his career as a football player and had also worked as a teacher. Robertson has been active in his career for over 45 years and has currently joined the lineup of CRTV. Here is a quick summary of Phil Robertson’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Phil Robertson Early Life
Phil Alexander Robertson is the son of Merritt and James Robertson. He was born in Louisiana’s Vivian on 24 April 1946. He spent his childhood in Louisiana and had six siblings.
After completing his high school, Robertson went to Louisiana Tech University on a football scholarship. He was also active in other sports like baseball and track when he was in his school. Robertson’s family saw many hardships during the early days of his childhood. They used to hunt animals like deer, squirrel, and pigs for survival.
Phil Robertson has been married to Marsha Carroway since 1966. They are the parents of Willie, Jules Jeptha, Jase, and Alan Robertson. His son Willie is also a successful businessman and appears with him in the ‘Duck Dynasty.’
In 2013, Robertson’s show was indefinitely suspended after his interview with GQ. He also delivered a speech which was controversial in the CPAC.
Phil Robertson Career
Phil Robertson was interested in sports from a young age. He has played football for Louisiana Tech. He played there for the 1966 and 1967 season and opted not to play in 1968. In there, he made 2,237 yards with 179 passes from 411.
He also got an opportunity to play professional football for the Washington Redskins, but he declined it. He then worked as a teacher and later as a fisherman. In 1975, Robertson started his own bar. Prior to that, he created the Duck Commander Company in 1973. His son Willie heads his company today which is a multi-million dollar enterprise.
Apart from his company, Robertson is known as the patriarch of the Duck Dynasty. The show started in March 2012 and had completed 11 seasons. Most of the stars of the show are his family members. The show highlights the activities of the Robertson family in their business affair. The last episode of the show was telecasted on 29 March 2017.
Robertson has released his memoir known as ‘Happy, Happy, Happy’ in 2013 in collaboration with Marck Schlabach. In 2017, he became the chairman of American Legacy Center’s project “Fight for the Court.” He has appeared in Steve Bannon’s movie ‘Torch Bearer.’
Awards & Achievements
Phil Robertson’s biggest career accomplishment is to be a successful reality star. Although he has not won an award as an individual, his show the ‘Duck Dynasty’ has been nominated for several awards. He is very active in his career, and we can expect to see him win an award someday.
Net Worth of Phil Robertson
The estimated net worth of Phil Robertson is more than $20 million. His business is estimated to be more than $400 million. Robertson declined to be a professional footballer, only to be active in his passion. Today, he successfully created the Duck Commander Company and made it a huge business. He has appeared on a television show and released a book. He made this wealth by venturing into several professions. He joined CRTV lineup in 2017 for ‘In the Woods with Phil.’
Phil Robertson is one of the most renowned television personalities in the United States. Right from business to television, he has made his presence. He is known for his very popular quotes and has also earned his master’s degree. He also made his family members popular by making them appear in A&E’s ‘Duck Dynasty.’