Thomas Joyner known as Tom Joyner is a 67-year-old radio host. He was born on the 23rd of November and is known to the world as the best host of nationally syndicated The Tom Joyner Morning Show.
Tom is most inclined to talking; he loves R&B and loves to do his best in Urban Adult Contemporary style. Tom has not restricted himself to his show but also put his hands on being a founder to various projects like Tom Joyner Foundation, Reach Media Inc., and BlackAmericaWeb.com.
Tom Joyner's Net Worth
Springing from an educated family, Tom always wanted to get the higher education that would enhance his knowledge and built in him the confidence to face anyone in the sector he would enter.
But, things did not happen as he wanted them to arrive. So, he did a lot of explorations and experimented a lot before choosing to become a radio host and gain such great net worth.
Despite having a first choice of becoming a musician, Tom couldn’t continue his interest in the music industry. He even joined a band, which comprised up Lionel Richie but unfortunately, their group couldn’t work out and couldn’t make any money. After getting the encouragement of his family to choose something that could give him a good living, he had to settle down with hosting.
To everyone's awe, Tom stated about his retirement, which will be effective from the end of 2019. Tom has devoted more than 50 years of his life to his career and has decided to call off. In the world, where he was incessantly challenged by the jockey like Steve Harvey, he felt he was too old to compete with them.
Tom Joyner announces retirement from his career in 2018 (Photo: ebony.com)
However, the diligent radio jockey has already made a pretty good buck for himself. Tom received an annual salary of $9 million which has helped his net worth propel to $40 million.
With success in his professional career and his personal life, Tom has established himself so strong that he has been awarded so many awards and all these add to all the reputation that he has gained for himself. Joyner has received NAB Marconi Radio Award. The most recent award that he has received was in 2015 when he got the Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards.
Tom Joyner's Girlfriend
Thomas’s personal life and his stories of love affairs have not been a secret among his fans and followers. Tom has been married twice in his life. Even after facing several separations, he dared to continue doing what he is supposed to and courageously moved on in his life to make the best of it.
From the first marriage, he has been blessed with two sons. It is this love that he has received which made him never regretful about the times he went out dating his first wife. But because things didn’t work according to their expectation, the couple had to let go of the bond. But divorce didn’t break him down, and he remained happy in the years that followed.
The fire of love in him was not dead. In 2000, he re-married. His second wife was a celebrity aerobics instructor, Donna Richardson. He fell in love with her and went on to marry her.
Besides, Tom Joyner was also rumored to be in relationship Porsha Williams, Real Housewives of Atlanta star. But, Porsha went straight on to deny the rumor. Also, Porsha is married now to Dennis McKinley.