Phyllis George Biography

Updated On Jul 15, 2019 Published On Jan 10, 2017
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Date of Birth: 1949 , June-25
Birth Nation: United States
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Phyllis George is an American beauty pageant winner, businesswoman, actress, and former sportscaster, who is best known for working with channels like CBS and for NFL.

Phyllis George's early life

Phyllis George was born as Phyllis Ann George Brown on June 25, 1949, in Denton, Texas. Phyllis George is the daughter of Diantha Cogdell and James George. She was raised by her parents in her hometown.


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Phyllis George holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Phyllis George attended the University of North Texas for three years until crowned Miss Texas in the year 1971.

Phyllis George's personal life

Moving to her personal life Phyllis George was married to twice as well as divorced too. At first, she was married to Robert Evans on December 12, 1977. But due to some personal reason, the pair later got divorced on 22 July 1978.

After that, Phyllis George married her second husband John Y. Brown on March  17, 1979, the couple spent their life together around nineteen years together and divorced in 1998. The couple has two children together Lincoln Brown, born 1980, Pamela Brown born 1983.

Phyllis George's career and net worth

Phyllis George's was approached by CBS network to take the post of a sportscaster in the year 1974. The following year George joined The NFL Today and co-hosted the NFL games.

She also hosted the racing events of the CBS sports like the Belmont Stakes and Preakness Stakes

George was also the co-anchor of the CBS Morning News, where she acted alongside Diane SawyerMaria Shriver, and Meredith Vieira.

Phyllis George's net worth

Age 67, former beauty pageant and versatile actress Phyllis's estimated net worth is reported to be around the U.S. $10 Million.



Phyllis George facts on timeline

Born in Denton, Texas United States

June 25 , 1949

Phyllis George was born on June 25, 1949, in Denton, Texas. Her birth name is  Phyllis Ann George Brown. Her parent's name is  Diantha Cogdell and James George. Phyllis George grew up with her parents in her hometown. 

Became Miss Texas


Phyllis George was Miss Texas in the year 1970.  The winner represents Texas in the Miss America pageant. To become Miss Texas, a contestant must first win a local competition, a process requiring personal commitment, hard work, and talent.

Crowned Miss America


A Miss Texas 1970, Phyllis George was crowned Miss America 1971. George would later become a noted media personality, featured on the CBS football program The NFL Today, as well as the First Lady of Kentucky from 1979 to 1983.

Joined The NFL Today


Phyllis George joined the cast of "The NFL Today" in the year 1974, co-hosting live pregame shows before National Football League games. She was one of the first females to have a nationally prominent role in television sports coverage.

Played in a minor role Meet the Parents


Phyllis George appeared in a minor character in the hit movie "Meet the Parents" in 2007.  It is an American dark comedy film written by Jim Herzfeld and John Hamburg and directed by Jay Roach. And produced by  Nancy Tenenbaum, Jay Roach, Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro.

Published her first book The I Love America Diet


The  Celebrity Women Business Owner of the Year, businesswomen, Phyllis George has written and co-authored five books—three about crafts, one on dieting (her first book, The I Love America Diet, published in 1982), and her most recent, Never Say Never (2002).

Married with Robert Evans

December 12 , 1977

Phyllis George got married to Robert Evans on December 12, 1977. Her husband Robert Evans is an American film producer and former studio executive, best known for his work on Rosemary's Baby, Love Story, The Godfather, and Chinatown.

Divorced with Robert Evans

July 22 , 1978

Phyllis George and her husband  Robert Evans were married in 1977. And the couple spent their romantic marriage life around one year together and separated their divorce case was finalized on July 22, 1978. Her husband  Robert Evans is best known for his work on Rosemary's Baby.

Married with John Y. Brown

March 17 , 1979

Phyllis George remarried with John Y. Brown on March  17, 1979. Her husband John  Young Brown Jr. is an American politician, entrepreneur, and businessman from the U.S. state of Kentucky. They have two children,  Lincoln Brown and  Pamela Brown.

Divorced with John Y. Brown


Phyllis George her husband  John Y. Brown divorced in  1998. The couple ended their around one-year marriage relationship.Her husband John is an American politician, entrepreneur, and businessman. They have a son  Lincoln Brown, and a daughter  Pamela Brown.