In this article we will talk about one of the most famous producers nowadays. Phil is very good at keeping secret and his private life is unknown to publicity, but in this article we will try to give you a lot of information which will be useful for you.

We need to mention that we will not only talk about his career, we will give you information about his private life, about his family, childhood, education…

Also, we will give you many interesting facts about his personal life and career; you will also find something more about his early years and about his love status.

Early life

Today Phil is one of the most popular and one of the richest people in the world, but his childhood and early years were not like that.

Phil was born in 1944, in United States of America, his birth town is New York, but he spent most of his life in Los Angeles. He was raised by his mother; his father left Phil, when he was only five years old. He was born in one of the poorest places in New York.

When he was only seven years old, his mother decided to move in different city in search for job. Also, one of the crucial reasons for their movement were Phil’s grandparents. They were living a decent life in Los Angeles and they wanted to provide a better life for Phil and for his mother.

Phil finished primary and high school in Los Angeles, he was very good student and he had a lot of talents and skills. In senior year of High School he decided to continue his education and to go on College. This decision was accepted by his mother and grandparents, but on the other side they had a lot of money issue, and they couldn’t afford big costs.

In his last year of College, Phil has decided to work and to save some money for his next year. He was very good at art, he loved music, filming, he even played guitar.

He was looking any kind of job which would helped him to earn extra money and save money for his next year, that is why he accepted to work as a waiter in snack bar. His friend was the owner of this bar, he was aware of his talents and he decided to help him to reveal them.

Phil started singing and playing guitar every Friday night, this experience helped him a lot and audience loved his performances. This job gave him experience, new friends and it also helped him to save many for College.

In next year, Phil was standing between two directions; he had to make a choice about his education and his life path. In many interviews Phil often talks about this life period and he often mentions and emphasizes the importance of this moment in life.

Phil had very difficult task, he didn’t know what to choice and what should be his life call. He was thinking about two choices, first one was music and second one was filming and producing movies.

In last minute, Phil decided to go to the University of Art and to study filming and production.

Now, we must mention that this was very good choice for Phil, this education helped him to become of the biggest producer in World.


Even when he was studying, Phil was working two different jobs, he was taking extra classes and he was studying the work of the greatest producers. For Phil studying was one of the biggest pleasures, he wanted to be the best version of himself; he wanted to develop and make progress.

Phil was very good student, after finishing College, his professors wrote him a lot of references about his talent and hard work.

After finishing College, Phil started working behind the scene, he did not produce film but he was the first hand of many directors who were famous and who had a lot of good movies.

He worked on a lot of movies, but he did not have a chance to produce a whole movie by himself. His first movie was produce in 1994 ‘Probable Cause’, this movie did not have a lot of success, but it has brought a lot of success for Phil.

In 2010 Philip worked on the Documentary and it was called ‘Sincerely, P.V. Reese’, this short movie was very successful and it earn a lot of money.

His next documentary was revealed in 2012, it was named ‘The Bubble: A Documentary Film about Celebration, Florida’, this documentary was inspired by the true story. It revealed a lot of dark stories that happened in Florida; this documentary was about biggest murders in this country.

In 2015 Philip produced another documentary  named ‘The Dark Side of Disney’, this short movies was inspired by bestselling book. It talks about violence, murders and not so pink history of Disney Production. This documentary had big attention, and it made a lot of different reaction, it is also one of the most watched documentaries in America and Europe.

Right know Philip is working on another project, this project will not be documentary, know Philip is trying to find himself in different section. In his last interview he said that he will try his skills in science fiction area.

Personal life

There is no much information about Phil’s personal life. We only know that he is living peaceful and quite life, he doesn’t like to be open with publicity and he doesn’t like to involve him family.

Philip is married, he has got two daughters. We know that his girls are studying art school, and they are following their father steps.

Quick Summary

Full name: Phil Swift

Date of birth: 3rd March 1944

Age: 75

Birthplace: New York, United States of America

Profession/Occupation: Producer

Net worth and salary: between 10 million and 15 million

Height: 170 cm (5 feet and 6 inches)

Weight: 65 kg