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Biography for Amazing Race Host Phil Keoghan

Phil Keogan's Life and Career

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The following publicity bio provided by CBS.

Phil Keoghan has worked all over the world as a cameraman, producer and host. Since the age of 19, he has hosted more than 1,000 program episodes, including his own internationally-distributed series "Keoghan's Heroes," which profiles famous thrill-seekers around the world.

Keoghan got his big break in front of the camera hosting the series "Spot On," when he auditioned while on an apprentice program in cinematography. Since then, he has co-created and co-produced the primetime cable series "Phil Keoghan's Adventure Crazy," which is one of the highest-rated series on the Travel Channel in the United States and is currently broadcast worldwide.

His additional television credits include "Go for It," an extreme sports show, "Fox After Breakfast," a morning show, and "The 1998 Film Festival Awards." In 1999, he co-hosted the primetime CBS special "Surprise, Surprise."

Keoghan is currently executive-producing and will be hosting a new series for the Discovery Channel this fall called "N.O.W." ("No Opportunity Wasted"), which will give people from all over the United States the chance to live their dreams on national television.

Originally from New Zealand, Keoghan lives with his wife and daughter in Los Angeles. His birth date is May 31.

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