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Tom Gleeson is an Australian stand-up comedian, writer, television and radio presenter. He formerly co-hosted The Weekly with Charlie Pickering alongside Judith Lucy and currently hosts Hard Quiz, both on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). In 2019, Gleeson won the Gold Logie Award for Most Popular Personality on Television.
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Occupation||Comedian, Writer, Presenter|
Thomas Francis Gleeson was born on June 2, 1974 (age 47 years) in Gunnedah, New South Wales, and lived at nearby Tambar Springs before boarding at St. Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill, in Sydney. He graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and physics. During his degree, Gleeson played the drums and occasionally sang vocals in an Australian band, the Fantastic Leslie, before leaving for a career in comedy
Tom Gleeson’s first stage appearance was as the character “Malcolm” (for two years) dressed in a flannelette shirt, tracksuit pants, and a wig. He later went on to perform at major comedy events including the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Brisbane Comedy Festival, Perth Fringe World, Edinburgh Fringe, and Montreal Comedy Festival.
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Gleeson entertained Australian troops on active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan in December 2007. He wrote of this experience in his book Playing Poker with the SAS: A comedy tour of Iraq and Afghanistan, which was published in October 2008. Three of Gleeson’s stand-up shows have been nominated for the Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer: Tom On! (2007), Up Himself (2011), and Quality (2014).
His stand-up show Joy (2019) won Best Comedy at Perth Fringe World. His stand-up show Lighten Up (2020) also won Best Comedy at the Adelaide Fringe. From 2004 to 2005, Gleeson presented the Sydney and Melbourne evening radio program Tom & Subby with Subby Valentine on Triple M. During 2009, Gleeson presented the Melbourne radio breakfast program Mix Mornings with Brigitte Duclos on Mix 101.1.
In 2003 and 2004, Gleeson appeared in Network Ten’s comedy sketch program skitHOUSE, playing various characters including the “Australian Fast Bowler”, a parody of Dennis Lillee. In 2006, Gleeson won Australia’s Brainiest Radio Star.
Tom Gleeson was a panelist on the short-lived Big Brother’s Big Mouth in 2008. In 2009, Gleeson was in the “They don’t get it in Australia” advertising campaign, where he asks people in the United States about Red Rooster. Gleeson also made several appearances on Good News Week between 2008 and 2011.
Gleeson co-hosted the Australian comedy chat show This Week Live with Tommy Little, Dave Thornton and Meshel Laurie in 2013. In 2015, Gleeson appeared on the ABC satirical television news program The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, hosting the segments “This Is What You Think”, “Go Away” and “Hard Chat”.
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He began presenting Hard Quiz, a spin-off of his “Hard Chat” segment from The Weekly in 2016. In 2017, Tom Gleeson was credited for the decision to cast Sophie Monk as the lead in The Bachelorette Australia.
Tom Gleeson is married to Ellie Parker, they had their wedding in the 2000s. His wife is a private person. The couple has two children. Gleeson stands with an appealing height and has a good bodyweight that suits her personality. His wife Ellie Parker and children live in a private house in Wellington.
Tom Gleeson net worth
How much is Tom Gleeson worth? Tom Gleeson net worth is estimated at around $4 million. His main source of income is from his career as a stand-up comedian, writer, television and radio presenter. Gleeson successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential comedians in Australia.