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Facts of Debbie Higgins

Full NameDebbie Higgins
First NameDebbie
Last NameHiggins
ProfessionCelebrity Ex-Wife
Birth CountryUnited States
Father ProfessionFarmer
Mother ProfessionHousewife
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpousePhil McGraw
No Of Children1
SibilingsBill Higgins
Date of Birth1950

Debbie Higgins was well known for being the ex-wife of American TV personality Phil McGraw. He is the host of the talk show "Dr. Phil."

She was a businesswoman, editor, producer, and publicist by profession. 

She was the producer of the horror film “Demon Hunters: Fear of silence,” released in 2013. She died in 2014 due to an unidentified form of cancer. 

Parents and Siblings of Debbie 

Debbie Higgins was born to a father who was a farmer and a mother who was a housewife. The name of her parents is under review. 

Debbie has an older brother name, Bill Higgins

Why did Debbie and Phil get divorced?

Debbie married Phil McGraw on November 27, 1970, at the Roeland Park Southridge Presbyterian Church in Kansas, USA

They were dating each other since they were in high school. They used to study at Shawnee Mission North High School

The couple got divorced after three years of marriage in 1973

The couple got divorced after Debbie found out that Phil was cheating on her. He used to fight with Debbie and have control over her. 

Children of Debbie and Phil

Debbie had given birth to a daughter Marci McCall after their divorce. Phil is also the father of two sons from his marriage with his second wife. 

The name of his elder son is Jay Phillip McGraw, and the younger one is Jordan McGraw. 

Jay was born on September 12, 1979, in Wichita County, Texas, United States. He is a writer and television producer. 

He is also president and CEO of Stage 29 productions. He is married to an American actress and model Erica Dahm.

Jordan McGraw was born on October 21, 1986, in Wichita Falls, Texas, United States

He is a composer known for the television series “House Calls with Dr. Phil,” “That Animal rescue,” and many more. 

He is married to TV personality Morgan Stewart. They got married on December 09, 2020. 

Debbie Higgins ex-husband Phil McGraw with his sons Jay Phillip McGraw and Jordan McGraw
Debbie Higgins ex-husband Phil McGraw with his sons Jay Phillip McGraw and Jordan McGraw. Source: Instagram

Who is Phil's second wife?

Phil secondly got married to Robin McGraw in August 1976. The couple is mostly seen together in Phil’s daytime talk show, “The Dr. Phil Show.” 

Debbie Higgins ex-husband Phil McGraw with his wife Robin McGraw
Debbie Higgins ex-husband Phil McGraw with his wife Robin McGraw. Source: Instagram

Phil’s sister-in-law had an acid attack.

Phil and his wife, Robin shared an incident regarding Robin’s older sister Cindy on their show “Dr. Phil.” 

Phil said that in 2002 Cindy was driving on the highway at four o’clock in the morning, and some stupid person threw a two-gallon vat of acid on her car. 

The acid went through the windshield of the car, and it soaked her body. He said that 80% of her body got burned. 

Phil’s wife said that Cindy was the most powerful woman she had ever seen because Cindy never complained about herself getting harmed. 

She said that Cindy had to go through 35 reconstructive surgeries. Cindy was a hero for Robin

Phil’s Valentine's gift to his wife 

Phil once surprised his wife Robin with the performance of her favorite artist band, “Hundred Handed," on their show “Dr. Phil.” 

Their son Jordan was the singer of the band. Robin was shocked to see him on the show. 

Jordan was there with his ex-girlfriend Marissa Jack who is also a renowned singer. They sang the song “Doctor” as a surprise for Robin

Is Philip ending his show "Dr. Phil"?

Yes, Philip has announced that he is going to end his show after 21 seasons. The show started in 2002, and it's going to be ending in 2023

Net Worth

The net worth of Debbie’s ex-husband is $460 million. He earns a salary of $80 million per year. 


  1. Debbie was born in 1950 in Las Vegas, United States. She died at the age of 64.

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Updated On Fri Feb 03 2023 Published On Fri Feb 03 2023 By Smity

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