Jay Thomas is an American celebrity, comedian and radio talk show host, who has a net worth of $3 million. Jay Thomas earned his net worth from his recurring characters on the sitcoms Mork & Mindy, Cheers, and Murphy Brown. Thomas was born on July 12, 1948 in Kermit, Texas. Jay also attended Central Piedmont Community College where he played college football. Jay Thomas now lives in Southern California where he’s the father of three sons.
Jay Thomas Net Worth $3 Million Dollars
Thomas won two Emmy Awards for “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series” for his part as Jerry Gold on the television series Murphy Brown. The initial award was in 1990 along with the second in 1991. He was also the voice of Ares in numerous episodes of Hercules; The Animated Series. He also starred in A Smile Like Yours opposite Greg Kinnear, and with actress Lindsay Lohan in the film Labor Pains.
July 12, 1948
Kermit, Texas, United States
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Jesuit High School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jacksonville University
Sally Michelson (m. 1987)
J.T. Harding, Jacob Thomas, Samuel Thomas
Katharine Terrell, T. Harry Terrell
Timothy Terrell, Jr.
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Mr. Holland's Opus, The Santa Clause 2, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, A Smile Like Yours, The Pool Boys, Labor Pains, Straight Talk, Killing Mr. Griffin, My Date with the President's Daughter, Legal Eagles, An American Daughter, A Strange Affair, Teacher's Pet, Underdogs, Dragonfly, The Trials of Cate McCall, Sex Tax: Based on a True Story, The Road to Independence: The Movie, The Road to Independence, Last Chance, The Spirit of '76, Desert's Edge, Snatched, The Fame of Our Fathers
Ghost Stories, Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?, Ink, Mork & Mindy, Love & War, Married People, Katie Joplin, Mysteries at the Museum
The Jay Thomas Show is now heard on Sirius Satellite Radio Monday through Fridays from 3:00PM to 6:00PM on Sirius Stars Too, Channel 108. Jay broadcasts from California, New York, and New Orleans. [January 2005]
Biological father of musician and songwriter J.T. Harding. After giving J.T. up for adoption as an infant, father and son were reunited after 20 later and have remained close, ever since.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6161 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Was the Morning man at New York City radio station WXRK, just prior to Howard Stern.
Every holiday season since 1998, he is asked by David Letterman to knock off the meatball atop the "Late Show" Christmas tree with a football. The tradition began when quarterback Vinny Testaverde had trouble doing it, and Thomas said he could do it, instead.
He briefly played professional football in the old World Football League.