Robin McGraw, philanthropist, entrepreneur, television personality and two-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, is committed to her mission to inspire women to live their best lives.
A daily presence on the Dr. Phil show since its inception, viewers worldwide have embraced Robin's contributions to the show. She has also been a frequent guest on The Doctors, created and Executive- Produced by her son, Jay McGraw.
Robin has worked for many years with a variety of philanthropic causes that serve to improve the lives of women and children. She is a founding board member of The Dr. Phil Foundation, a national spokesperson for C.A.S.A. (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), and a member of the American Red Cross National Celebrity Cabinet. In September 2014, Robin was named the National Celebrity Spokesperson for Girl Scouts of the USA.
With the launch of her own charitable foundation, When Georgia Smiled, Robin set out to enact real change by creating and advancing programs that help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault live healthy, safe and joy-filled lives. The foundation launched in October 2013 with the introduction of its’ inaugural program, The Aspire Initiative, a domestic violence program which aims to reduce the level of intimate relationship violence in the US and instill the importance of bystander responsibility.
In February of 2014, Robin proudly announced the launch of Robin McGraw Revelation, a purpose-driven lifestyle brand that brings to live her unique life philosophy of self-care. The brand debuted with record-breaking success with a collection of skincare products and has already expanded to include fragrance, lipgloss and candles, among other lifestyle products. Robin McGraw Revelation supports When Georgia Smiled by donating 100% of the net profits from select products to the foundation.
Robin is a highly sought-after public speaker, whose notable appearances include being a featured speaker at Oprah Winfrey’s O You! event in 2012 and a year-long tour as headliner for the Women of Faith presentations. Robin has been featured multiple times on broadcast programs including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, Today, The Early Show, Entertainment Tonight and the Late Show with David Letterman.
Robin’s first book, Inside My Heart: Choosing to Live with Passion and Purpose, debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestsellers list, a spot Robin claimed again with the release of What's Age Got to Do With It?
Robin and Dr. Phil, whom she fondly refers to as “Phillip,” have been married for 38 years and have raised two sons, Jay Phillip and Jordan Stevens. Robin continues to make her family, which now includes daughter-in-law Erica, and two grandchildren, Avery Elizabeth and London Phillip, the priority in her life.
Posted on Thu, April 9, 2015
by Connell Branan