Tom Bergeron Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Thomas Bergeron

Nick Name

Tom

Tom Bergeron during the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in 2009
Tom Bergeron during the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in 2009

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States

Residence

Tom Bergeron resides in a French-style mansion in Calabasas neighborhood of Los Angeles. He also has a house in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Nationality

American

Education

Tom Bergeron went to the St. Joseph’s School in Haverhill. He studied there for 8 years. He later got enrolled at the Haverhill High School.

However, after graduating from high school, he decided against joining the college as he had already got the start in radio.

Occupation

Television host, comedian, game show host

Family

  • Father – Ray Bergeron
  • Mother – Kay Bergeron
  • Siblings – Maureen Bergeron (Sister)
  • Others – Adrian Joseph Bergeron, Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Cecile/Cecilia Rose Gallant (Paternal Grandmother), Walter F. Costello (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Elizabeth Hayden (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Tom Bergeron is represented by IMG New York.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tom Bergeron has dated

  • Lois Bergeron (1982-Present) – According to reports, Tom got married to Lois Bergeron in 1982. The other details of their relationship and marriage aren’t available as Bergeron has opted to keep his private life completely out of the spotlight. She rarely accompanies her husband to the public and red carpet events. Over the years, Lois has given birth to two daughters – Samantha and Jessica.


Race / Ethnicity

White

On his father’s side, he has French-Canadian ancestry, while, on his mother’s side, he is of Irish descent.

Hair Color

Salt and pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Calm personality
  • Witty demeanor

Measurements

His body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 41 in or 104 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 35.5 cm
  • Waist – 34 in or 86 cm

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

In 2001, he was cast in a TV commercial for Jordan’s Furniture.

He has also been hired to host an infomercial for 21-Day Fix weight loss/workout system.

Religion

He identifies himself as agnostic. He also likes to call himself a devotee of peaceful and unexplained Zen.

Best Known For

  • Having served as the host and presenter of the popular comedy TV show, America’s Funniest Home Videos.
  • Having worked as a host of the dance reality TV series, Dancing with the Stars.
  • Having served as the fill-in host for the American game show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

First Film

In 1984, he made his theatrical film debut as a TV News Reporter in the fantasy horror movie, Gremlins. However, his work in the movie was not credited.

His first credited film role was in the comedy movie, Rock Slyde, released in March 2009 where Tom was cast in a supporting role.

First TV Show

In 1987, he made his first TV show appearance as the host of the talk show, People Are Talking.

Personal Trainer

Over the years, Tom Bergeron has been placing faith on yoga to keep himself fit. He has often stated that yoga not only has helped him remain slim and fit even in his advancing age but, has helped him deal with stress and pressure of professional life.

He has also given MMA style workouts a try. For his MMA workouts, he heads out to Athletic Gaines gym in West Hollywood. And, his typical MMA workout, starts with a rollout sessions, which helps open up his muscles for the workout. It is followed by lower body work, for which resistance bands are used. The next in the workout is punching and kicking moves accompanied by some light sparring.

He also hits the Equinox Gym for light weight lifting workout sessions under the presence of personal trainer, Catherine Reisen.

 

For more workout videos, click here and here.

Tom Bergeron Favorite Things

  • Car – 1978 Volkswagen Beetle convertible
  • TV Experience – Breakfast Time
  • Game – Angry Birds and Spider Solitaire
  • Comics Brand – Marvel
SourceUS Magazine

Tom Bergeron Facts

  1. While growing up, he was an altar boy. He even managed to learn Catholic Mass in Latin.
  2. He is a huge fan of Transcendental Meditation and has been practicing it for more than 3 decades. He even meditates in his dressing room during the live show, between dress rehearsals, and before every Dancing with the Stars broadcast.
  3. Despite having hosted Dancing with the Stars for more than 12 years, he has only watched a single episode of the show. He has watched about only half a dozen America’s Funniest Home Videos episodes despite having hosted it for around 15 years.
  4. While growing up, he was fond of collecting comics. However, when he was 16 years old, he decided to sell his complete collection for $20 as he wanted to feel more mature.
  5. Early in his career, he used to work as a mime.
  6. Tom’s public speaking teacher Ed Johnson in high school was an influential figure in setting his career in motion. He introduced Tom to Ed Cetlin, the owner of a 1,000-watt radio station in Haverhill. Cetlin gave him his early breaks.
  7. In 2006, he was named the national vice president of the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association. He had also hosted a charity telethon for the foundation.
  8. In 2009, he published his autobiographical book, I’m Hosting as Fast as I Can: Zen and the Art of Staying Sane in Hollywood. Along with the biographical details of his career, he also gave tips and lessons on Zen living.
  9. He holds the distinction of having won a Daytime Emmy Award, as well as a Primetime Emmy Award.
  10. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Image by Jennifer Tse / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0

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