Phil Keoghan MNZM is best known for hosting the hit television series The Amazing Race since its 2001 debut.
He has also worked in more than 100 countries for over 24 years as an actor, author, television host, producer, director and cameraman. This includes creating and co-creating a number of original television series and completing a feature length documentary The Ride, which followed his 40-day, 3500-mile bike ride across America raising over $500,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
In 2012, Phil was named as one of six Emerging Leaders at the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Awards for his support of the Christchurch earthquakes relief efforts.
In 2014, he was also made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to television and tourism. On top of this, he has won numerous professional awards, including seven prime-time Emmy Awards as a producer and host of The Amazing Race.