Who is Tom Bergeron and what is his net worth 2018? Thomas “Tom” Bergeron is an American television personality and a comedian. He is also a Game Show Host and is best known for his show, America’s Funniest Home Videos. He has won both, a Daytime Emmy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. He is also known for his shows, Dancing with the Stars and Hollywood Squares. Even at the age of 62, he works like a young man and inspires many people working in the industry. He is one of the famous figures in the world of journalism and television.
Tom was born on May 6, 1955, in Haverhill, Massachusetts. His parents were Catherine Bergeron and Raymond Bergeron. Born and bought up in America, Tom has a French-Canadian and Irish Descent.
Tom Bergeron has a perfect personal life like his career. He and Lois were dating for a long time and decided to get married. In 1982, Tom married Lois and till now their relationship is going very strong. Tom loves his wife a lot and has two beautiful daughters with her. The name of their daughters is Jessica Bergeron and Samantha Bergeron. Their marriage is made in heaven and there is almost no chance of divorce to occur between Tom and Lois.
Tom started his career as a Disc Jockey at local radio station, WHAV in Haverhill, Massachusetts. He had become a local favourite in Massachusetts because of his Jockeying skills and it was here in his local town, his life took a sweet detour. Soon he became famous at Portsmouth’s WHEB, where he played comedy records, some music, and offbeat interviews.
This popularity opened the door for the TV auditions and more radio auditions. Soon Tom made his debut in his TV career as a host of a local TV game show called Granite State Challenge on New Hampshire Public Television. In 1982, Tom joined WBZ TV as general on-air personality. After moving to Boston, Tom had a very successful career and did a variety of jobs. Initially, he was a contributor on Evening Magazine, then he started hosting Lottery Live, Massachusetts State Lottery Game.
After gaining a lot of popularity on Boston television, WBZ extended his contract and continued to make the most of on his talents by featuring him on WBZ Radio. They also started an early-morning radio show called The Tom Bergeron Show. In 1994, Tom was offered a contract by FX cable network and his first project at the FX was co-hosting the morning talk show called Breakfast Time.
Tom then started working with ABC News as a guest host on Good Morning America. With all the gaining publicity and fame, in 1998, Tom became the host of Hollywood Squares which ended in 2004. He also hosted America’s Funniest Home Videos from 2001 to 2014. Bergeron also appeared on Star Trek: Enterprise and on an episode of The Nanny.
It was in 2005, Tom was offered to host ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, one of America’s favorite reality show. He has continued to host Dancing with the Stars with Erin Andrews. In 2015, he guest-starred in the pilot episode of The Muppets as himself.
After hosting some of the most successful TV shows, Tom won many major awards. He won his first major award in 2000, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host. Tom was also awarded Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality-Competition Program in 2012.Twice in his career, he won Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Reality Show Host.
Tom Bergeron Net Worth
He has a sensational net worth of $20 million and this proves his rate of success in the industry. For all the shows he appeared on, Tom always demanded a healthy and always delivered a quality work for the price.
Tom Bergeron’s life is a picture perfect when it comes to his both, professional and personal life. He has achieved success in both the departments through hard work and pure dedication. He is truly a legendary figure in the field of journalism and television.