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Tom Bergeron
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Host Profile
Birth Date 6 May 1955 (1955-05-06) (age 66)
Hometown Haverhill, Massachusetts

Season(s) Season 1, Season 2, Season 3
Season 4, Season 5, Season 6
Season 7, Season 8, Season 9
Season 10, Season 11, Season 12
Season 13, Season 14, All-stars
Season 16, Season 17, Season 18
Season 19, Season 20, Season 21
Season 22, Season 23, Season 24
Season 25, Athletes, Season 27
Season 28

Thomas "Tom" Bergeron was the host of Dancing with the Stars for the first 28 seasons.

Biography

Originally retreived from abc.com
Two-time Emmy Award-winning host Tom Bergeron always guarantees his audience a fun and memorable evening with his wit and humor. He was the host of ABC's longtime hit Dancing with the Stars.

Tom began his broadcasting career in 1972 in his hometown of 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, Bergeron kept busy as a fill-in anchor on CBS' The Early Show and hosted Supper Club for Planet Green.

After ten seasons, Tom wrapped America's Funniest Videos and continued as host of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. He released his first book, I'm Hosting as Fast as I Can! Zen and the Art of Staying Sane in Hollywood, to rave reviews. In 2009 he had more primetime hours on TV than any other host, vying for honors as the busiest man in TV.

In between projects, Bergeron has hosted everything from The 60th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards and Miss America Pageant to The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation's 28th College Television Awards Gala. He has been chosen as one of the first class of inductees to the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame at Massasoit College.

Tom spends a lot of his free time volunteering his services for several charity events and was awarded the March of Dimes Special President's Award for Volunteer Excellence.

This confessed gym rat works out four to five days a week with a trainer and enjoys running and riding his bike on the beach. He splits his time between Connecticut and California and loves spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Trivia

  • In 2020, he appeared in the 3rd season of the American hit show The Masked Singer dressed as the Taco. He was eliminated in Week 5.
    • For his first performance he sang "Fly Me to the Moon" by Frank Sinatra.
    • For his second performance he sang "Bossa Nova Baby" by Elvis.
    • For his third and final performance he sang "I Can't Help Myself" by The Four Tops.

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