3. Oprah Winfrey
Dr. Phil become famous after being a jury advisor of Oprah Winfrey.
In 1995, Oprah was sued by Texas cattlemen with allegation of bad-mouthing beef on her talk show. The sue was for million of dollars.
For the selection of Jury, Oprah hired Dr. Phil McGraw to select. Later, the Jury rejected the defamation lawsuit against Winfrey, ruling that Oprah did not maliciously harmed the U.S. beef industry
Oprah was very impressed with Dr. Phil. She thanked him and soon later, Dr. Phil was appeared on Oprah talk show. Later, he start appearing weekly as relationship and life strategy expert for his opinion.
In 2002, Dr. Phil McGraw launched his own daily show which was produced by Winfrey's Harpo Studios.