Tom Kenny Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 Jul, 2018
Facts of Tom Kenny
Date of Birth: 1962 , July-13
Age: 58 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Tom Kenny
Birth Name Thomas James Kenny
Nick Name Tom
Father Paul Austin Kenny
Mother Theresa Bridget
Birth Place/City Syracuse, New York
Profession Actor, comedian, Voice actor
Net Worth $16 million
Famous for Voice Acting
Married Yes
Married to Jill Talley
Children Mack, Nora
Divorce Not yet
Education Bishop Grimes Junior/Senior High School
Awards Annie Award, Daytime Emmy Award
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Movies How I Got into College, Shakes the Clown
TV Show The edge, Mr. show, Spongebob
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Daytime Emmy Award and Annie Award winner, Tom Kenny, is an American actor and comedian famous for voicing the title character in the TV series SpongeBob SquarePants, video games and movies. He also voiced various other characters that include Heffer Wolfe in Rocko's Modern Life, The Ice King in Adventure Time, The Mayor and Narrator in The Powerpuff Girls and Spyro in the Spyro the Dragon video game.    

Early Life And Education Of Tom Kenny 

Born on 13 July 1962 in Syracuse, New York, U.S., Tom Kenny is the only child of Theresa Bridget and Paul Austin Kenny. From his childhood, he was interested in drawing and collecting record albums. 

He attended Bishop Grimes High School, a Catholic High School along with the popular comedian Bobcat Goldthwait

Tom Kenny's Career  

Kenny got an opportunity to start his career as a stand-up comedian after being best friends with Bobcat Goldthwait in the Bishop Grimes High School. Then he made his debut in the television show How I Got Into College in 1989 and later appeared in TV shows like The Edge, Mr. Show, The Haunting Hour, and Shakes the Clown. 

Apart from acting and comedian, he extended his career as a voice actor and gave voice to the popular characters in the films including Dog in Catdog, The Penguin in TV series ‘The Batman’, Common Cold and Mr. Wink in ‘Codename Kids Next Door’, The Ice King and Magic Man on ‘Adventure Time’.

CAPTION: Tom Kenny in award function SOURCE: zimbio

Kenny said,

 he voices a lot of sweet yellow characters for some reason

As among all of his voices, the most well known and lovable role was of SpongeBob in the SpongeBob TV series which was premiered on 1st of May 1999 on Nickelodeon. And the series became a commercial success in the year 2000 during its second season. 

He also voiced other characters as well such as Gary the Snail, SpongeBob's father Harold SquarePants. For the role, Spongebob in Spongebob's Truth or Square, Kenny received the Annie Award in 2010 for the Voice acting in a Television Production. 

Besides this, he also received the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program. 

Tom Kenny's Net Worth 

Not only name and fame, Tom Kenny was also able to gather the good sum of money from his career. His hard work has continuously paid off and is living a luxurious life with his family. 

He has an estimated net worth of $16 million.  

Tom Kenny's Personal Life 

Talking about Kenny's personal life, he is a married man. He tied the knot to longtime girlfriend Jill Talley in 1995. He first met his future wife in 1992 while working on The Edge. The couple has appeared in the music video for Tonight Tonight by The Smashing Pumpkins. 

Both are happily married and are blessed with two children, first child, a son named Mack who was born 2 years later after their marriage and second child, a daughter named Nora. As of 2018, Kenny along with his family resides in Studio City, California. 

CAPTION: Tom Kenny with his wife Jill Talley SOURCE: Youtube

In addition to this, he is active in social and news media like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.