logo
Getty Images
Getty Images

Regis Philbin Has Been Married for 49 Years to Wife Joy & He Reportedly Still Worships the Ground She Walks On

Gracious Egedegbe
Jan 25, 2020
12:30 P.M.

Regis Philbin and his wife, Joy seem to have been married since forever and the television personality reportedly still adores her with every fiber of his being.

Advertisement

It is very rare to see a Hollywood couple fall in love, get married, have kids and stay together till they are old and gray.

This couple, however, has beaten the odds and managed to stay together for many many years. Regis Philbin and his wife, Joy have one of the longest relationships in Hollywood.

Regis Philbin at SiriusXM Studios on October 3, 2017 in New York City | Photo: Getty Images

Regis Philbin at SiriusXM Studios on October 3, 2017 in New York City | Photo: Getty Images

The former "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" host and his TV personality wife have been together for almost 50 years.

Sources close to them have revealed that they are best friends and still very much in love as Regis worships the group his wife walks on. A source told the Closer Weekly,

"Regis worships the ground Joy walks on. They truly are best friends. Everyone loves Regis and Joy, they’re a great company, have amazing stories, and they complement each other perfectly."

Advertisement

Despite being together for so long, this couple still goes on date nights. Earlier this month, they were spotted holding hands as they were leaving Craig’s restaurant not far from their condo.

Advertisement

Also, Closer Weekly got inside information as to how the couple intends to mark their five decades-old anniversary. According to a source, they will celebrate the grand occasion with friends and family.

Before he met his wife, the 88-year-old TV host once tied the knot.

Advertisement

In an interview with Parade in September 2011, the power couple opened up about the secret to their many years together.

While Regis joked around with his response, Joy had a more serious and genuine response which melted the hearts of many. She said:

"There’s just something about Regis. There’s always something new on the horizon and it keeps our lives active and fun. I’d rather be with Regis than any other person in the world."

Joy Philbin and Regis Philbin at the Always At The Carlyle Premiere on May 8, 2018 in New York City | Photo: Getty Images

Joy Philbin and Regis Philbin at the Always At The Carlyle Premiere on May 8, 2018 in New York City | Photo: Getty Images

Before Regis Philbin met his wife, the 88-year-old television host once tied the knot with another woman. In 1955, he got married to Catherine Faylen.

From his first marriage, Regis had two children, Amy and his late son, Daniel. In 1968, he and Catherine got divorced.

Advertisement

In 1970, he got married to his current TV personality wife, Joy Philbin with whom he has two daughters, Joanna and J.J Philbin.

While his daughter, Joanna is an accomplished author, his son, J.J Philbin is an accomplished producer and screenwriter.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Jeff Bridges Was Riveted by Wife’s Beauty despite Her Facial Injuries – She’s a ‘Diamond’ to Him

October 15, 2023

Pat Sajak Is Married to 19 Years Younger Lesly Brown Who Swore to 'Keep Quiet and Clean the Toilet Every Day'

November 05, 2023

Michael Douglas Told Catherine Zeta-Jones He Would Father Her Kids during 1st Meeting despite Their 25-Year Gap

October 18, 2023

David Sanov Is Alison Sweeney's Husband of More Than 2 Decades

January 22, 2024

Gene Hackman Reconciled with Kids after Finding It 'Very Tough’ Losing Touch with Son – He Couldn’t Give Him Advice

August 11, 2023

Dr Phil & Wife Celebrate Anniversary on Lavish Yacht 47 Years after She Put Her $99 Wedding Dress on Layaway

August 19, 2023

Trick Daddy's Wife: The Rapper Does Not Mind His Estranged Wife Dating Other People

September 06, 2023

This Boy Survived War & Worked as Forklift Truck Driver — He Became World-Famous Actor and Fell in Love at 70

October 18, 2023

Julia Roberts Was Called ‘Husband Stealer’ by Spouse’s Ex — Actress Is Living Her Dream with Him & 3 Kids Today

September 28, 2023

'OMG!’: Ageless Sophia Loren Seen at 88 with Sons She Welcomed after Doctor Said She Couldn't Have Kids

September 02, 2023

Three Times We Saw Patrick Duffy with One of His Sons Who Visited Him ‘All the Time’ When He Was Widowed

October 08, 2023

Barry Gibb Made It to 53 Years with Wife Who Kept Him from Dying — They’re Happy Grandparents of 7 Now

September 08, 2023

Ben Affleck's Ex Jennifer Garner Revealed His Nanny Scandal Affected Their 3 Kids

October 11, 2023

Richard Gere Sold House for $28M & Moves to Cheaper Home – His Family Enjoys Milking Cows & Countryside Life

September 29, 2023