Tom Bergeron

Television Personality
Born May 6, 1955

Tom Bergeron is an American television personality and game show host, best known as the host of America's Funniest Home Videos (2001–present) and host of the ABC reality series Dancing with the Stars (2005–present). He was also host of Hollywood Squares (1998–2004) and a fill-in host for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. He is the winner of both a Daytime Emmy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award.… Read More

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1955 Birth Born on May 6, 1955.


1982 27 Years Old One of his first jobs on television was as host of a local game show, Granite State Challenge, on New Hampshire Public Television (produced at NHPTV flagship station WENH-TV). He moved to the Boston market in February 1982, joining WBZ-TV as a general on-air personality. … Read More
1984 29 Years Old In 1984, he landed the hosting spot on Lottery Live, the nightly drawings of the Massachusetts State Lottery games.


By January 1987, while still working in these roles, Bergeron added People Are Talking to his duties. … Read More
1993 38 Years Old When People Are Talking ended a successful 13-year run in June 1993, Bergeron remained on WBZ-TV as commentator and lifestyle reporter for the station's expanded hour-long noon newscast.
1994 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In early 1994, Bergeron briefly surfaced as a morning host on Boston's soft-rock station WMJX ("Magic 106.7"), which was only a short commute to WBZ's studios for his work on the noon news.


1997 42 Years Old Bergeron and Hibberd continued with the show for one year on Fox; the show was renewed in 1997, but revamped. … Read More
1998 43 Years Old Beginning in 1998, he became the host of Hollywood Squares.
2000 45 Years Old He was nominated for five Emmys and in 2000, he won his first of two Emmy Awards.
2004 49 Years Old After Hollywood Squares ended its six-year-run in 2004, he continued hosting America's Funniest Home Videos, which he started hosting in 2001, and he is also credited as the show's senior producer. … Read More


2005 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, he began hosting the ABC reality series Dancing with the Stars, for ABC, where he had two former co-hostesses (Lisa Canning and Samantha Harris) before Brooke Burke, the winner of season 7, and later Erin Andrews, who finished in third place of season 10 took over the job. … Read More
2009 54 Years Old In November 2009, Bergeron celebrated AFHV's 20th anniversary with its first host Bob Saget.
2010 55 Years Old In 2010, he appeared in Castle.
2011 56 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, he made a cameo in an episode of Tosh. as host of Dancing with the Internet Stars, a parody of Dancing with the Stars.
2012 57 Years Old In 2012, Bergeron was selected to host A Capitol Fourth, an annual Independence Day concert shown on PBS.
2014 59 Years Old On March 12, 2014, Bergeron announced that he will not be hosting America's Funniest Home Videos after season 25.


2015 60 Years Old 1 More Event
Bergeron's final episode aired May 17, 2015. … Read More
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