Phil Torres Biography and Wiki
A Denver native, Phil Torres is a biologist, science advocate, wildlife photographer, and science television host. He is best known for his work on the Discovery Channel series Expedition X, Hearst Television’s Ready Set Pet, and the United Airlines Big Metal Bird as a host. Torres attended Cornell University where he graduated with degrees in Entomology and Biology. Moreover, he was the host of TechKnow, a weekly science and tech show on Al Jazeera America for two years. Torres also appeared on Discovery and Animal Planet as a host and ‘bug’ expert. He has worked in the Amazon Rainforest, having lived remotely there while leading conservation research and education projects for over 4 years.
Phil Torres Age | Birthday
Torres, a biologist is 36 years old (age in 2022). He was born on March 17, 1986, in Denver, Colorado, the United States. The Expedition X star, Torres celebrates his birthday on the 17th of March each year.
Phil Torres Parents
Torres was born in Denver, Colorado, USA to his parents. His father is Nicaraguan while his mother is German and Swedish. When it comes to his nationality and ethnicity, Torres is an American national and holds a Nicaraguan, German, and Swedish descent. He has a sister Eve Torres, a former professional wrestler and WWE Diva’s Champion.
Phil Torres Height
Torres, a scientist and also a biologist, stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 7 inches (approximately).
Phil Torres Wife
Torres is married to his lovely wife Silja Danielsen Torres, a Norwegian model. The duo met through mutual scientist friends. Torres and Silja tied the knot at a Nordic Museum in Seattle. The married copy welcomed their first child, a daughter in March 2022.
Phil Torres Children
Torres, together with his wife Silja Torres, welcomed their first child/baby, a daughter named Atlis Bjear on March 20, 2022.
Phil Torres and Jessica Chobot Married
Due to their close work relationship on Expedition X with Jessica Chobot and Torres have had some viewers question if they are Married. However, Torres and Jessica Chobot are just co-stars with a good working relationship and have never been married or been involved in a romantic relationship.
Phil Torres Education
Torres attended Cornell University where he graduated with degrees in Entomology and Biology. He also attended Rice University.
Phil Torres Career
Torres is a biologist, scientist, wildlife photographer, and a science television host. For two years, he hosted a weekly science and tech show TechKnow on Aljazeera. Torres appeared as a host and ‘bug’ expert on Discovery and Animal Planet. He is also the host of the United Airlines ‘Big Metal Bird’ series. Torres appears on the Discovery Channel series Expedition X as a scientist/field biologist.
Moreover, Torres worked in the Amazon Rainforest for over 4 years leading conservation research and education projects. He has discovered over 45 new species many of which were covered in global popular science media.
Phil Torres Expedition X
Torres is a cast member of the Discovery Channel series Expedition X which premiered in February 2020. The show follows executive producer and host Josh Gates, paranormal researcher Jessica Chobot, and field biologist/scientist Torres as they “explore the stranger side of the unknown”
Season 5 of Expedition X premieres on May 25, 2022, at 9 pm on Discovery.
Phil Torress Net worth
Torres has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million- $5 million. He is a scientist, biologist, and television host. He is also a wildlife photographer. Torres appears on the Discovery channel’s Expedition X and is the host of the United Airlines Big Metal Bird series.
Phil is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @phil_torres with 82K followers as of May 2022.