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Tom Bergeron

  • Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts
  • Birthday: May 06

Emmy® Award-winning host Tom Bergeron always guarantees his audience a memorable evening with his wit and humor. Bergeron hosts ABC’s hit shows Dancing with the Stars and America’s Funniest Home Videos. In 2009 he had more prime time hours on TV than any other host; he has been chosen as one of the first class of inductees to the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame at Massasoit College; and has been awarded the March of Dimes Special President’s Award for Volunteer Excellence. Vying for honors as the busiest man in TV, Bergeron released his first book I’m Hosting as Fast as I Can!

Emmy® Award-winning host Tom Bergeron always guarantees his audience a memorable evening with his wit and humor. Bergeron hosts ABC’s hit shows Dancing with the Stars and America’s Funniest Home Videos. In 2009 he had more prime time hours on TV than any other host; he has been chosen as one of the first class of inductees to the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame at Massasoit College; and has been awarded the March of Dimes Special President’s Award for Volunteer Excellence. Vying for honors as the busiest man in TV, Bergeron released his first book I’m Hosting as Fast as I Can! Zen and the Art of Staying Sane in Hollywood to rave reviews.

Bergeron began his career in 1972 in Haverhill, Massachusetts. He spent over a decade with WBZ-TV in Boston, hosting a number of popular shows. In 1994 he became host of Breakfast Time on FX, which morphed into Fox After Breakfast when it moved to the FOX network. He became a fill-in anchor on Good Morning America in 1997 before he segued to Hollywood Squares in 1998. While hosting Hollywood Squares, he also served as a fill-in anchor on CBS' The Early Show and hosted Supper Club for Planet Green.

In between projects, Bergeron has hosted a variety of events including The 60th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards, Miss America Pageant, The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards, and theAcademy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation’s 28th College Television Awards Gala.

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