Tony Thomas Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Tony Thomas|
|Real Name:||Charles Anthony Jacobs|
|Birth Date:||7 December 1948|
|Birth Place:||Hollywood, California, United States|
Ann Souder (m. 2005)
|Profession:||Film Producer, Director|
|Years active:||1971 Till Date|
|Net Worth:||$100 Million|
|Last Updated:||December, 2020|
Charles Anthony “Tony” Thomas is an American TV and film producer and director who has produced the TV series “It’s a Living”, “Dead Poets Society”, “Benson”, “Soap”, “The Golden Girls”, “Nurses”, “The Practice”, “Blossom”, “Herman’s Head”, “Empty Nest”, and “Beauty and the Beast”. He started working as a producer in Hollywood television and film production at Screen Gems, where he served as an associate producer on the widely acclaimed TV movie “Brian’s Song”. By the year 1974, he would collaborate with Susan Harris and her husband producer Paul Junger Witt to establish a television production company named Witt /Thomas Productions (or alternately Witt/ Thomas/ Harris Productions), which would come up with numerous successful films and television series for several years from the 1970s into the 1990’s. Thomas is the son of Danny Thomas, and related to actresses Terre and Marlo Thomas. He is a member of the St.Jude/ALSAC Boards of Directors and Governors, regulating the operations of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital which his father had established. After decades of working and earning a living as a producer, Tony Thomas net worth is approximately $100 million.
Tony Thomas’ Early life
Born in Hollywood as Charles Anthony Jacobs on 7 December 1948, Tony Thomas is the son of philanthropist and actor Danny Thomas and his wife Rose Marie Cassaniti. He is the youngest of three children, and his other siblings are Marlo Thomas and Terre Thomas who are both established actresses.
Tony Thomas’ Career
Thomas started a career in Hollywood television and film production working as an associate producer at Screen Gems. His first major role was in the widely acclaimed television film “Brian’s Song”. In 1974, he collaborated with Susan Harris and her husband producer Paul Junger Witt to establish a television production company named Witt /Thomas Productions (or alternately Witt/ Thomas/ Harris Productions), which would come up with numerous successful films and television series for several years from the 1970s into the 1990’s. Noted for his activeness in the film industry, he has produced numerous television series, worthy mentions are “It’s a Living”, “Benson”, “Soap”, “The Golden Girls”, “Nurses”, “The Practice”, “Blossom”, “Herman’s Head”, “Empty Nest”, and “Beauty and the Beast”. He is also recognized as the producer for the feature film “Dead Poets Society”.
Tony Thomas career journey has been a remarkable one. From an associate producer for a number of television movies in 1971, he has established his position in the industry as a highly renowned film producer and director. He was the executive producer of the television series “I’m a Big Girl Now” from 1980 to 1981, as well as “Hail to the Chief” in 1985. Prior to that, he made a mark as the executive producer of the series “Soap” from 1977 to 1981. From 1979 to 1987, Tony Thomas executive produced the television series “Benson”, and the TV series “One Big Family” from 1986 to 1987. He executive produced the “Beauty and the Beast” from 1987 to 1990 and also “It’s a Living” from 1980 to 1989.
Thomas has earned himself prestige alongside his great fortune as the executive producer of numerous television series including “Beauty and the Beast” from 2012 to 2016, “Pearl” from 1996 to 1997, “Brotherly Love” from 1995 to 1997, “The John Larroquette Show” from 1993 to 1996, “Minor Adjustments” from 1995 to 1996, “Empty Nest” from 1988 to 1995, “Blossom from” 1990 to 1995, “Nurses” from 1991 to 1994, “Herman’s Head” from 1991 to 1994, “The Golden Palace” from 1992 to 1993, “The Golden Girls” from 1985 to 1992, “Lenny” from 1990 to 1991, and several more. The proceeds from all of the aforementioned productions have made up a greater percentage of Tony Thomas net worth. Several of his works were big hits in cinemas and were widely accepted by millions of viewers from the United States and, and many parts of Europe, Australia, and Africa.
Personal life & Honours
Tony is a married man. He tied the knot with Ann Souder in December 2005, in Montecito, California, United States.
For his dedication and experience, he has been recognized at several award ceremonies. He was a nominee for an Academy Award in the Best Picture category for his television series “Dead Poets Society” in 1990. Twice in a row, he picked up a Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Comedy Series for his film “The Golden Girls” in 1986 and again in 1987.
He is a member of the St.Jude/ALSAC Boards of Directors and Governors, regulating the operations of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital which his father had established.
Tony Thomas Net Worth
Tony Thomas debuted in the Hollywood film and television industry in the year 1971. After several decades, he is still very much active in the film producer business. He is also a director, and have become somewhat of a household name in the entertainment industry. He has either produced or directed a litany of films which has made it possible for him to amass such a tremendous amount of wealth. His efforts have never been in vain as he has been nominated for many awards for his works, winning a handful of them along the line of his profession. He has earned himself prestige along with his great fortune and can now be mentioned in any list of richest millionaire film producers in the world.
Tony Thomas net worth is approximately $100 million.