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The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive, and passion, it is possible to achieve the dream, this line is very well proved by Tom Bergeron who is an American Game show host, Comedian, Television personality, and actor.
Moreover, he rose to huge fame after being the host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos”, “Hollywood Squares” and “Dancing with the Stars”. Recently, he came into the limelight in the year 2020 when he competed on the third season of The Masked Singer as “Taco”.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 06 May 1955, this eminent personality turned 68 years old. He seems very tall with his towering height which is 179 centimeters and 5’9” in feet & inches. He is very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with a weight of 75 kilograms and 165 lbs in pounds.
He is also very conscious about his physique and maintains with perfect body measurements. Moreover, his personality is enhanced by his brown eyes and salt-and-pepper hair.
Having started his career as a DJ at a local radio station, Tom has gathered a very handsome amount of money. According to the sources, his estimated net worth is $20 million approximately.
Moreover, Tom earned this huge income as a television host of game shows as well as reality shows being a television personality and working as a comedian.
Education / Family
Born and grew up in Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA, Tom belongs to the white ethnicity. He was born to his mother, Catherine “Kay” Bergeron, and his father, Adrian Raymond “Ray” Bergeron. Moreover, he grew up with his sister named Maureen Bergeron.
As of his education, Tom enrolled at Haverhill high school in Massachusetts. In fact, he also worked as editor of the school’s newspaper and student council president. Later, he also joined Northern Essex Community College for mime and theatre training.
|Date of birth
|May 6, 1955
|In Feet & Inches: 5’9”
In Centimeters: 179 cm
|In Kilograms: 75 kg
In Pounds: 165 lbs
|Salt and Pepper
|Haverhill high school
|Northern Essex Community College
|Adrian Raymond “Ray” Bergeron
|Catherine “Kay” Bergeron
Career / Fashion and Style
Moving towards his career, Tom began his career as a DJ at the local radio station WHAV, in his hometown of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Moreover, he also served as a popular radio DJ in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire on Portsmouth’s WHEB where he played comedy records along with offbeat interviews and music in the early 1980s.
Furthermore, in the year 1982, his prominence led him to the Boston TV station joining WBZ-TV where he hosted various shows like Kid’s shows, talk shows, news, and entertainment shows. Later, Bergeron also landed the hosting spot on Lottery Live, the nightly drawings of the Massachusetts State Lottery games in the year 1984.
In fact, from 1984-1987, he hosted the Massachusetts State Lottery games. Apart from that, he was seen as a solid figure in Boston television in the early 1990s. He also got huge popularity as he ran the early-morning radio show called The Tom Bergeron Show on WBZ radio.
Besides this, he also served as a co-host of the morning show Breakfast Time on FX from 1994 to 1997. Later, he also re-titled Fox After Breakfast when the show moved to the Fox Network. After that, Tom was signed by ABC news to anchor the morning show Good Morning America.
Additionally, from 1998-2004, he was the host of Hollywood Squares and also the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos from 2001-2015. Other than this, he worked hosting ABC’s reality series ‘Dancing with the Stars’ along with Erin Andrews in June 2005.
Moreover, on September 20, 2008, this versatile personality co-hosted the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards alongside Jeff Probst, Heidi Klum, Ryan Seacrest, and Howie Mandel.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
Talking about his relationship status, Tom is a married man who tied the sacred knot of marriage with Lois Bergeron on 22 May 1982. Later, the couple was also blessed with two girls named Samantha Bergeron and Jessica Bergeron.
|Daughter: Samantha Bergeron and Jessica Bergeron
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Some Interesting Facts About Tom Bergeron
- His Zodiac sign is Taurus.
- Tom is of French-Canadian and Irish descent.
- Bergeron is an avid animal lover.
- He was also named as the national vice president of the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association in the year 2006.
- This versatile man also hosted a charity telethon for the foundation.
- He is also very popular on Instagram has more than 206K followers.
- He has been nominated for a total of four Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Game Show Host Hollywood Squares and won his first Emmy award.
- In the year 2009, he wrote a memoir titled I’m Hosting as Fast as I Can! Zen and the Art of Staying Sane in Hollywood.