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 Name James Edward Narz
Nick Name Tom Kennedy
Profession(s) Game show host
Famous For Gameshow
Personal Life
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday February 26, 1927
Aged 93
Birth Place Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Nationality American
Hometown Kentucky, United States
Religion Not Known
Hobbies Traveling
Physical Stats & More
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Weight 63 kg
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Chest 43 Inches
Waist 33 Inches
Biceps 14 Inches
Tattoo Details None
Family
Father John Lawrence Narz Sr.
Mother Update Soon
Brother Jack Narz
Sister Not Known
Affairs & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Wife Betty Gevedon (1952–2011; her death)
Affairs (Girlfriend) Update soon
Dating History Update Soon
Sexual Orientation (Gay or Lesbian) Straight
Children 4
Educational & Qualification
Highest Degree Graduate
University University of Missouri
College Not Known
School Not Known
Source of Income, Net Worth & Car Collection
Net worth $5 million
Income Source
Favorite Things
Favorite Actress Julia Roberts
Favorite Actor Leonardo DiCaprio
Favorite Singer Chris Brown
Favorite Food Hamburger
Holiday Destination London
Career
Designation Game show host
Area Game show
Social Media & Contact Details
Facebook No Verified Profile
Twitter No Verified Profile
Instagram No Verified Profile
Residence Kentucky, United States
Phone Number Not 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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