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Comedian, Host (1971)
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The host of Tom Green Show, Tom Green is a retired Canadian-American comedian and actor. The actor rose to fame with his show in the early 90s and is also known as the star of the 2001 comedy film, Freddy Got Fingered.

Michael Thomas Green who is known as Tom was born on July 30, 1971. Though he was born in Pembroke, Ontario, he got American citizenship and became an American national.

Net Worth of Tom Green: 

Tom is one of the most successful Canadian-American comedians. Moreover, he is also an actor who has many film credits with an evergrowing career. So it's not surprising that the actor has retired after bagging loads of money.  

Tom Green riding a horse along with his pet.
Tom Green riding a horse along with his pet. Source: Twitter

The net worth of The Tom Green Show host Tom is estimated to be around $5 million. Even with the inconsistent salary of a comedian, it's applaudable that Tom was able to earn a fortune as such which is helping him enjoy his life right now.

Height & Weight of Tom Green: 

The Canadian-American comedian Tom has a tall height of 6 ft 3 inches. For people who use metric measurement, a height of 6 ft 3 measures around 1.9 m, which is pretty tall for a man. 

With that said, Tom weighs around 87 kg with his towering height. However, he has not revealed his body measurements in any media. 

How Active Is Tom On Social Media?

We can say that Tom is moderately active on social media. He keeps posting about the episodes he had filmed in the long run and shares his personal life experiences with his fans.

Tom Green with his dog on Instagram.
Tom Green with his dog on Instagram. Source: [email protected]

On Instagram, he has an account under the username @tomgreen with over 511k followers. Similarly, he has an account under the username @tomgreenlive on Twitter, which has over 343.9k followers. 

Parents: Tom Grew Up In Army Base

The parents of Tom are Mary Jane and Richard Green. He is the older one among the two kids of the couple. The father of Tom, Richard, is a retired army captain, while his mother, Mary was a communications consultant. 

As his father was an army captain when he was still young, he had to grow up in the army base near Pembroke and Gloucester, Ontario.

Where Did Tom Study?

Tom attended Henry Munro Middle School growing up on the army base in Gloucester, Ontario. Then, he went to Cairine Wilson Secondary School for his high school studies.

After Tom graduated from high school, he enrolled at Algonquin College. Then, he graduated in 1994 with a major in television broadcasting.

Tom Green Got Diagnosed With Testicular Cancer: 

In 2000, when Tom was still with Drew, he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Then, unlike other fighters of cancers, Tom did not hide away in embarrassment and rather decided to make a show about his treatment journey. 

Tom Green and Drew Barrymore. Source: thedailybeast
Tom Green and Drew Barrymore. Source: thedailybeast

Tom aired The Tom Green Cancer Special, a comedy special about his testicular cancer which helped encourage conversations about cancer and educated viewers.

Started Up With Stand Up Comedy & Music 

Tom started his career as a stand-up comedian at local clubs at the age of just 15. When Tom was still in college, he hosted an overnight call-in show on the University of Ottawa's radio station, CHUO.

A picture of the younger Tom Green
A picture of the younger Tom Green. Source: TheSun

Tom also had a short career as a rapper in the early 1990s in a group called Organized Rhyme. His alias was MC Bones. Moreover, his single Check July 7R. won the MuchVibe Best Rap Video and was also nominated for a Juno Award for Best Rap Recording in 1993.

Tom Green's Short-Lived Marriage With Drew

In his entire life, Tom has only married one woman, whom he divorced in lesser than just a year later. Known as the lovely-weird couple of the 90s, the tale of Tom's marriage is infamous in the industry.

Tom Greena and Drew Barrymore.
Tom Green and Drew Barrymore. Source: eonline

After meeting on the set of Charlie's Angels, the pair, Tom and Drew Barrymore got together around 1999. Then the following year, the couple got engaged and walked down the aisle on 7 July 2001.

However, a few months later, Tom filed for divorce from Drew. And the couple legally got separated on 15 October 2002. Tom stated that it was the "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for their separation.

Drew Opens Up About Reason Behind The Divorce

Though the marriage may have been short, Drew revealed that neither of them had bad blood or bitterness. This revelation was made in one of the episodes of The Howard Stern Show when she appeared as a guest. She said;

“We just were young and kind of idiots. I didn’t know how to manage myself. I’ve always said I was a woman in the boardroom and a child in the bedroom. I could go into a studio and pitch, but I didn’t know how to handle things in my personal life. I think Tom needed some time, I think his coping mechanism was to build a little bit of a wall, and I respected that.”

Former Couple's Reunion On The Drew Barrymore Show

The former couple, Tom and Drew, reunited for the first time in 20 years on one of the episodes of The Drew Barrymore Show on October 26, where Tom made his appearance as a guest. 

Reunion of Tom Green and his ex-wife Drew Barrymore.
Reunion of Tom Green and his ex-wife Drew Barrymore. Source: insider

As Tom entered the show, the host and his former wife embraced him in a tight hug. In the show, Tom said that their reunion was "out of the body" experience. Moreover, the couple had warm vibes that left many fans questioning the stars' love for each other.

Tom was also featured on the show last year. However, he couldn't be physically present because of COVID, and they had to use a green screen to record his interview segment.

So What About Tom's Relationship Timeline?

After Tom's marriage to Drew, Tom has not been in any relationship. Shockingly, he was not involved in any other romantic relationships either. And he is a single man who is not in any relationships.

On the other hand, Drew has already been married twice and divorced and been in multiple relationships. However, right now, she is also a single lady who has not gotten into any relationships since her divorce from Will Kopelman.

Dumped Hollywood 

The famous comedian and actor Tom Green have left the United States and Hollywood. It is because to return and live in a log cabin in rural Canada to pursue laid back lifestyle with his dogs.

Tom Green with his dog
Tom Green with his dog. Source: Twitter

Tom has been living in Ontario after announcing his retirement from the industry. And the announcement was made on July 18, 2021, that he had returned to Canada to live on his 100-Acre property in White Lake in Central Frontenac, Ontario.

And now, Tom has also changed his appearance with his beard and long hair. And he's been living a peaceful life with his dogs, away from the hustles and bustles of California. Moreover, he also revealed that this move has helped him be "creatively relaxed". He said:

"I’ve been developing a lot of new technical and creative skills with my photography and with music. I’m recording an album now. I’m also going to be putting together a photography exhibit, as well, of some of my work that I’ve done as I’ve travelled around in my van,"

 

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