Tommy ford is a late American actor, comedian and film producer. He is famous for his role in a series of a sitcom ‘The Parkers’. Here is a quick summary of his net worth, career and earnings.
Thomas Mikal Ford was popular with name ‘Tommy ford’. He was born on June 15, 1964, in Yonkers, New York. His father used to work as a pipe-fitter and mother as a school secretory. He was brought up in California. Tommy completed his education from the University of Southern California. He wanted to be a preacher in an early day’s of life but later he learned some drama lessons and started acting in plays during schooldays. It makes him interested in acting, and he decided to pursue a career as an actor. He works in many TV shows and films and some of his notable roles in movies make him popular in entertainment industry.
Tommy got married to ‘Gina Marie Sasso’ in 1997. She is an owner of sales and marketing industry but unfortunately couple got divorced in 2014. Together they have two children named ‘Thomas Ford’ and ‘Madison Ford’. Thomas died on October 12, 2016 in Atlanta, United States due to aneurysm rupture in abdomen. He was only 52 when he passed away. Despite being separated from him his wife supported him very well during last days of his life.
Thomas Ford officially began his career in 1989 when he was only twenty-one years old. His first TV show was ‘Harlem Nights’. Later he also appeared in another TV serial named ‘across the track’ in 1990. During 1992 he appeared in a popular TV series Martin where he played a role of ‘Tommy’. This serial ends in 1997 and in 1998 Thomas again starred in a serial named ‘New York Undercover’ as a ‘Malcolm Barker’. The role which makes him popular amongst the audience was ‘Mel Parker’ in series The Parkers. This show goes on for two years.
In 1999, he starred in ‘The Jamie Foxx Show’ as a ‘Marcus’. After a long break in 2006 Tommy again appeared as ‘Pope of Comedy’ in a well-known TV show ‘Who’s Got Jokes?’ With this role Thomas shows that he is talented as a comedian as well. Again in 2011 his another TV show came which was ‘Let’s stay together’. Apart from TV series he has acted in few movies as well. Some of his popular movies are Love or Money, 4Play, and Highway.
Thomas also tried his luck in production and successfully produced movies like At Mamu’s Feet, Breeze, Beat Street Resurrection, Pantherless, and Conflict of Interest. He also has written a book named ‘Be Still and Know and Stop the Violence!’ which encourage non-violence and healthy lifestyle.
Awards and achievements
1. During 1996, Tommy was nominated for NAACP Image Awards as an ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor’ for a comedy show Martine.
2. Thomas Mikal ford was honored with a title ‘The pope of comedy’ for the best performance as a comedian.
Net worth of Tommy Ford
Tommy Ford has the net worth of $2 million. He has earned most of his wealth from his appearance in various TV shows and movies. Tommy appeared in around eighty TV shows and movies which contributes a lot in gaining an impressive net worth. He also earned handsome money with a production of movies as well. Apart from this Tommy also has written few books which helps to increase his net worth at a considerable level.
Tommy Ford was a prominent actor, a superb comedian, an excellent producer and talented writer as well. He gained a name with his wonderful performance in TV series and movies. The success he achieved during his career period is remarkable and his amazing work will keep him alive forever in people’s heart.