John Tesh

Musician and Sports Announcer
Born Jul 9, 1952

John Frank Tesh is an American pianist and composer of pop music, as well as a radio host and television presenter. His 10-year-old 'Intelligence for Your Life Radio Show' reaches 14.2 Million listeners/week, and is syndicated by Teshmedia on 400 stations in US, Canada, and the UK. Tesh has won six music Emmys, has four gold albums, two Grammy nominations, and an Associated Press award for investigative journalism. Tesh has sold over eight million records.… Read More

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1952 Birth Born on July 9, 1952.


1970 17 Years Old Tesh was born in Garden City, New York, on Long Island, the son of Mildred (Bunny), a nurse, and John F. Tesh, a textile chemist. He graduated from Garden City High School in 1970. … Read More


1983 31 Years Old Tesh also served as a sportscaster for events such as the Tour de France bicycle race from 1983 through 1986 (Tesh has the distinction of being the anchor for the first American broadcast of this event), and gymnastics at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics. … Read More
1987 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Tesh appeared in "The Icarus Factor," an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, playing a Klingon warrior. He also appeared as himself in a 1987 episode of the daytime serial Santa Barbara.


1994 42 Years Old In August 1994, John performed at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado, for his first Live at Red Rocks concert. … Read More
1996 44 Years Old After Tesh left his ten-year job as co-host for Entertainment Tonight in 1996, he turned to his career as a contemporary keyboardist.


2003 51 Years Old 1 More Event
This led to him starting The John Tesh Radio Show in 2003.
2007 55 Years Old In 2007, Tesh won the Syndicated Personality/Show of the Year award by Radio & Records magazine for his radio show.
2008 56 Years Old In 2008, he put out a piano gospel dance DVD called "Alive: Music & Dance." … Read More


2014 62 Years Old In 2014, Tesh returned to syndicated television in the series, Intelligence For Your Life TV, based on his radio show.
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