Phil Keoghan has worked all over the world as a cameraman, producer and host. Since the age of 19, Keoghan 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 for cinematography. Since then, he has co-created and co-produced the primetime series for Discovery International, Phil Keoghan's Adventure Crazy, which is one of the highest-rated series on the Travel Channel in the U. S. and is currently broadcast worldwide. His additional television credits include Go For It, an extreme sports show on the Discovery Channel; Fox After Breakfast, a morning show; and The 1998 Film Festival Awards on the Sundance Channel. In 1999, he co-hosted the primetime CBS special Surprise, Surprise.
He is currently developing a new series, Notes From the Field, with the Wildlife Conservation Society. Keoghan recently guested on the Oprah show, where he discussed his list of things to do before he dies, the subject of his book due for release in Fall 2002.
Keoghan is originally from New Zealand and currently lives with his wife and daughter in Los Angeles. His birth date is May 31.