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Date of Birth 1958-12-02
Nationality American
Profession News Anchor
Marital Status Married
Married to Debra
Children Streeter Phillips
Education Degree in Philosophy
Education at Yale University
Place of Birth Texas City, Texas

Stone Phillips, the former co-anchor of Dateline NBC, a correspondent of newsmagazine show 20/20, a substitute host on Good Morning America, a sports anchor on ABC’s World News Sunday, was born on 2nd December, 1954 in Texas City, Texas. Though he was born in Texas City, Texas, he was moved in St. Louis, Missouri when he was 10 years old and reared there. In Missouri Stone Phillips finished his school level education. In 1973 Stone Phillips joined Yale University and accomplished higher education in 1977. There, Stone Phillips completed a Bachelor in Philosophy. While attending Yale University Stone Phillips was a member of Yale’s Scroll and Key secret society. As Stone Phillips was interested in football he used to play quarterback for the school’s football team .Actually Stone Phillips’ full name is Stone Stockton Phillips. By profession he is a News Anchor, specially accredit as a television personality and reporter. Stone Phillips is father Victor’s and mother Grace’s son. Stone Phillips’ father was an engineer and mother was a teacher. Stone Phillips has got one brother, Vic, and sister, Minta. Stone Phillips started his family life with Debra and has got a son, Streeter Phillips, in 1988. He has been living happily with his wife and son in New York for more than two  decades.

 Stone Phillips has started his broadcasting career from 1986 working as a correspondent for 20/20.Before this, shortly after finishing graduation, Stone Phillips pursues his career in journalism as a newsroom assistant. Later he became a producer and reporter at a local television station in Georgia. In 1986, his first year of the career, he hosted a  sports  program on ABC’s World News Sunday and on  Good Morning America as a substitute host. In 1990, Stone Phillips left ABC’s News Sunday to join NBC News shortly after its inception. On February 1994, Stone Phillips landed an interview with the notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. While he was in NBC News he took interviews of many notorious personalities like serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer to famous personalities, businessman like Donald Trump to great politicians like late Russian President Boris Yeltsin. Stone Phillips spent his 15 year life in NBC News. Its rumor  there that he was fired but actually in July 2, 2007 NBC News went through a financial crisis and cost-cutting move and as a result NBC News could not renew his $7 million contract. While bidding farewell to his co-workers he shared his love to them stating that he was profoundly appreciative of the many friends and colleagues, past and present, who had been a part of the Dateline family. Though he left NBC News his post is still not substituted by anyone.

Of course people are always curious and interested to know about the private life of a public figure. Hence people feel it is worthwhile to speculate stone’s private life. Rumors and hoaxes were spread all over the web referring that Phillips was gay. In addition to that during his night cast report many people assumed that he was sick and suffering from jaundice though there were no any any concrete evidence of such speculation. Remarking more about his trivial matter, Stone is handsome with dark eyes. He stands 1.89 m tall. Stone is visually appealing personality. Though Phillips is an American but due to his outer appearance many people suppose that he must be Mexican. Steve is blessed by his conjugal life. Till the date the couple has not separated. So,  it's absolutely nonsense to think about their divorce  under such uncertain and tentative grounds. His total net worth and annual salary are not revealed anywhere by a reliable source, but for sure he must have made a great fortune. Phillip’s pictures are circularized all over the web. There are many more fascinating facts about him. Stone’s biography can also be obtained from Wiki and official sites relating to him. 58 year old media personality had struggled vigorously to get into this stage of life. It has been truly said that success comes to those who strive for it. Currently Phillips is an inhabitant of New York City, he resides there with his family.