Tom Leykis is an American radio personality. He is best known for his famous show The Tom Leykis Show. It started airing in 1994. The show is provocative in nature. Due to this nature of the show, he is often called Shock Jock. Now let’s have a close look at Tom Leykis’s net worth in 2019.
Tom Leykis was born in 1956 on 1st August. His full name is Thomas Joseph Leykis nut he is best known as Tom Leykis. His parents lived in the Bronx. He spent his childhood in the Bronx, New York. He has two sisters and a brother. His father Harry Leykis was a union leader at the New York Post. At a point, he moved to Long Island with his family. He went to Newfield High School and graduated at the age of 16. Due to a financial issue, he dropped out of school.
Tom began his career as a radio host in New York. In 1970 at the age of 14, he started working at WBAB. In 1979 he worked for Mark Simone’s comedy show. He was featured as Simone’s sidekick. He worked for Phoenix’s KFYI as a program director. In 1994 he began his nationally syndicated show, The Tom Leykis Show from Culver City, California and taught men “how to get laid”. In July 2010 he started The New Normal Network.
Awards and Achievements
Tom Leykis started his career by winning a contest in 1970. He has not received any notable awards yet but can’t predict the future. For his perspective towards women, he became famous among men and earned nicknames like “Daddy” and “The Professor”.
Net Worth of Tom Leykis
The estimated net worth of this radio host is $22 million. He is known worldwide for his syndicated show on radio, the Tom Leykis show. His show started airing in 1994 and lasted for almost 15 years. Though he started his career at an early age as a fill-in host, now he is one of the most famous radio hosts. He worked for other shows like Mark Simone’s comedy show The Simone Phone.
He worked at KFYI, Phoenix as a program director. He hosted a food and wine show, a show on lifestyle topics, The Tasting Room with Tom Leykis. He is the producer of the show. He is a profitable podcaster. He began his career as a podcaster in 2012. In 2014 he made more profit than Cumulus and iHeartRadio. He served at the traditional radio for almost 25 years.
Tom was brought up as a Catholic, but he is an atheist. No information is found about his first wife. He has been married four times, and each time his marriage ended in divorce. His second wife was a reporter for FOX 11 in LA. Tom found out that she was having an extramarital affair with some guy. So he divorced her.
In 1989 he married a woman from Seattle. She was a very low profile. The couple got divorced in 1991. After two years he married Susan, and with her, he had his longest relationship. She filed a case of domestic violence against Tom, and they got divorced in 2003.