Phil Keoghan Talks Fatherhood, Tough As Nails, TV & More

Phil Keoghan and I talk about his fatherhood journey. We discuss the values he is looked to instill into his daughter as she was growing up. In addition, we talk about how they work together in the TV industry and how they balance that family work dynamic. After that we talk about his upcoming season of his show, Tough As Nails. Phil shares with me who inspired this series and why he feels this TV series is important. We also talk about his creative process. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 

About Phil Keoghan 

Phil is the host and co-executive producer of CBS’ multi-Emmy Award-winning reality series The Amazing Race and the host of National Geographic Explorer. He is arguably the most traveled host on the planet. Visiting more than 100 countries Phil has been sharing his stories in front of a TV camera for almost 30 years. He has been on many adventures. For instance he rode his bicycle from LA to New York. He has had a five-star meal on top of an erupting volcano of Stromboli.

In addition, he has the unofficial world record bungy jump and putting a golf ball across Scotland. Plus he changed a light bulb on top of the Verrazano Bridge and went diving the world’s longest underwater caves and swimming from Asia to Europe across the Bosporus. Phil lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their daughter. Follow Phil on Twitter at @PhilKeoghan and Instagram at @Philiminator. Check out his show Tough As Nails on CBS. 

About Tough As Nails 

Tough As Nails celebrates real people in real life that are real tough! It give the folks who work long hard days to keep the country running the opportunity to compete and prove how tough they are. Phil was inspired by his grandfather to create the show.

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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.

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