Home / Phil McGraw

Are Dr. Phil and Oprah Friends?

Phillip Calvin McGraw is best known as Dr. Phil. He is an American TV personality & author. Dr. Phil has a lot of friends. “Are Dr. Phil and Oprah Friends?”

Yes, Dr. Phil & Oprah are good friends and they are still in touch with each other. Dr. Phil revealed that Oprah is one of his dearest friends and they talk to each other on a regular basis.

Are Dr. Phil and Oprah Friends
Dr. Phil/Instagram: @drphil

It is proved that Dr. Phil and Oprah are still good friends. Not only he but also his wife can be totally candid with Oprah. Possibly Robin McGraw, the wife of Dr. Phil, has a good friendship with Oprah as well.

Though Gayle King is  Oprah’s best friend, Dr. Phil is also trying to keep a relationship with her as a best friend. They have been seen together in many shows.

When Did Dr. Phil Meet Oprah?

Dr. Phil & Oprah Winfrey were first met in 1995. Dr. Phil was hired by Oprah Winfrey due to counsel her on a legal problem. Surprisingly! Dr. Phil was successfully able to do so.

Oprah was very happy after solving the case. She was able to do it by getting help from Dr. Phil. As a result, she was impressed with him. Oprah was very thankful to Dr. Phil.

Later, she invited him for appearing at a show. Dr. Phil started appearing on that show as a life strategy expert. Their friendship became very close day by day. From that time to the present, Dr. Phil & Oprah Winfrey are still good friends.

Are Dr. Phil & Oprah colleagues?

Actually, Dr. Phil does not see Oprah as a colleague. Because they are good friends since the mid of 1990s. Oprah Winfrey played an important role to develop Dr. Phil’s television career.

In 1998, McGraw started his television career as a life strategy expert on Oprah’s show. He became a famous personality due to working on that show. 

In 2002, Phil McGraw launched his own daily television show named “Dr. Phil” and it was produced by the Harpo Studios. Oprah Winfrey is the founder of the studio.

Dr. Phil is an advice show where McGraw gives bits of advice to the guests. Later, “The Oprah Winfrey Show” was too much more popular than the Dr. Phil show. The show was also produced by Oprah Winfrey.

Thus Phil McGraw became one of the most famous TV hosts in the United States. He is very thankful to Oprah Winfrey for playing a great role to develop his television career.

What Did Dr. Phil Say About Oprah?

Dr. Phil writes yearly “Thank You Notes” to Oprah for helping his career. He said about Oprah that it was very important to him to write a letter and thanked her for the great impact she had done on him.

In addition, Phil McGraw is doing the same thing for 25 or 26 years. He also said it changed his life when he started the TV show. He had a great life at the time of meeting with Oprah Winfrey.

According to the statement of Dr. Phil, Oprah had changed a lot of things about his & family as well. She is one of the best television producers in the United States.

McGraw revealed that Oprah Winfrey has a unique quality for influencing others. Dr. Phil reckons with Oprah one of his dearest friends around the world. She helped him to shape his career.

On the other hand, Oprah Winfrey is also equally grateful to McGraw.

Was Oprah Married to Dr. Phil?

No, Oprah Winfrey was not married to Dr. Phil. They are just good friends. There was no inappropriate relationship between Dr. Phil & Oprah Winfrey. There are no personal affairs as well between the famous personalities.

Dr. Phil is a married guy. He has been married twice. His first wife was Debbie Higgins whom he married in 1970 at the age of 20. After their separation, Dr. Phil met with Robin Jo Jameson.

Later, he married her and became the father of her children Jay McGraw & Jordan McGraw. However, the couple is still together and Dr. Phil is not married again.

On the other hand, Oprah revealed that despite being a long-term partner of Stedman Graham, she did not marry him. Oprah is open about not being married. Despite being engaged but not married.

So, it is clear to our readers that Oprah & Dr. Phil was never married. Previously they were good friends and now as well.