Tom Kennedy (television host) Bio, Height, Wiki, Age, Girlfriend & Net Worth

Tom Kennedy
Tom Kennedy
Tom Kennedy

Tom Kennedy was a famous television host who was best known for anchoring in several game-shows. Born on February 26, 1927, the legendary personality was a familiar figure in TV shows and radio commercials. Kennedy started his career by working in various radio stations and ended up appearing in TV shows.

The popular host Kennedy grabbed the huge attention of the audience with his amazing personality and anchoring performance. Kennedy was well known for his outstanding performance in the famous American game-show named ‘Hollywood Squares.’

Early Life, Family & Education

Kennedy was born in Louisville, Kentucky; in the U.S to father John Lawrence Narz Sr. His mother’s name is still unknown. He grew up with an elder brother Jack Narz in his hometown. Jack Narz was a popular TV show host. Kennedy attended the University of Kentucky and graduated from there. He further studied at the University of Missouri and completed higher education from that university.

Tom Kennedy Career

Kennedy began his career soon after his graduation by working at ‘KFRU’ in Missouri. KFRU is a popular radio station in America. Later he worked at several radio stations like ‘WKLX’, ‘KPOL’, and ‘KGIL.’

The incredible anchor Kennedy’s biggest hit series was ‘You Don’t Say!’ which aired on renowned TV channels ‘ABC’ & ‘NBC’ for about 6 years. He anchored in other popular TV series and shows suchlike ‘Split Second’, ‘Name That Tune’, ‘Password Plus’, and many more. Kennedy also appeared as the main host in the famous game shows such as ‘The Big Game’, ‘Dr. I.Q.’, ‘It’s Your Bet’, ‘Break the Bank’, ’50 Grand Slam’, ‘To Say the Least’, ‘Whew!’, ‘Body Language’ etc.

The brilliant anchor gained immense popularity for hosting briefly in the talk show named ‘The Real Tom Kennedy Show.’ He made his acting debut appearing as a guest actor in the TV series ‘The Ghost & Mrs. Muir.’

Personal Life

Kennedy married Betty Gevedon in 1952. The couple had 4 children. His wife died in 2011.

Physical appearance

Tom Kennedy was best known for his smiling face. He always maintained his own style and fashion.

Biography & Wiki
Full NameJames Edward Narz
Nick NameTom Kennedy
Profession(s)Game show host
Famous ForGameshow
Personal Life
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayFebruary 26, 1927
Birth PlaceLouisville, Kentucky, U.S.
HometownKentucky, United States
ReligionNot Known
Physical Stats & More
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight63 kg
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlack
Chest43 Inches
Waist33 Inches
Biceps14 Inches
Tattoo DetailsNone
FatherJohn Lawrence Narz Sr.
MotherUpdate Soon
BrotherJack Narz
SisterNot Known
Affairs & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
WifeBetty Gevedon (1952–2011; her death)
Affairs (Girlfriend)Update soon
Dating HistoryUpdate Soon
Sexual Orientation (Gay or Lesbian)Straight
Educational & Qualification
Highest DegreeGraduate
UniversityUniversity of Missouri
CollegeNot Known
SchoolNot Known
Source of Income, Net Worth & Car Collection
Net worth$5 million
Income Source
Favorite Things
Favorite ActressJulia Roberts
Favorite ActorLeonardo DiCaprio
Favorite SingerChris Brown
Favorite FoodHamburger
Holiday DestinationLondon
DesignationGame show host
AreaGame show
Social Media & Contact Details
FacebookNo Verified Profile
TwitterNo Verified Profile
InstagramNo Verified Profile
ResidenceKentucky, United States
Phone NumberNot Known

Some Lesser Facts about Tom Kennedy :

  • Kennedy produced several game-shows but his company didn’t succeed.
  • He occasionally drank alcohol.
  • Kennedy stated that he wanted to become a footballer in college life.
  • Death
  • The popular anchor died on October 7, 2020, due to illness.

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