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Tom Barnard Wiki/Biography
Thomas Barnard was born on the 7th November 1951, in Long Prairie, Minnesota USA, and is a radio host well known for working on “The 92 KQRS Morning Show” as well as “The Tom Barnard Show”. Tom is also recognised from voicing radio advertisements. Barnard has been active in the entertainment industry since the 1970s.
How much is the net worth of Tom Barnard? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of the radio host’s wealth is as much as $2 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Radio shows are the main source of Barnard’s income over the years.
Tom Barnard Net Worth $2 Million
To begin with, he grew up North Minneapolis with his six siblings, raised by their single mother.
Concerning his professional career, he started working on the radio in 1971. At the beginning and for several years he worked at KSTP and WDGY radio stations, until in 1986, Tom alongside his partner Dan Culhane began the show “Tom and Dan” on 92 KQRS. The two partners launched a campaign to elect a former sports anchor Mark Rosen to the position of the Governor of Minnesota. Moreover, Tom and Dan as guest stats participated in the “Twin Cities” radio show and television show in 1988. Since 1986, Tom Bernard has been considered to be one of the most popular radio hosts in USA – to which his steady employment and net worth are testimony.
Barnard is also known for his sense of humour. He has been hosting the popular radio show “The 92 KQRS Morning Show” (1986 – present) which was also able to be listened to as a podcast for some time. It should also be noted that Barnard hosted the show entitled under his own name on 105 The Ticket radio station.
To recognize his popularity and excellent work, Tom was awarded the Marconi Award as the Large Market Personality of the Year in 2006. In addition to hosting radio shows, Tom voices the advertisements for Home Depot. Since 2009, he has made several posts on social networking sites about the retiring yet, he is still working on the above mentioned programs. In 2012, he extended his contract for 4 years with KQRS. Overall, working on the radio has increased the outright size of Tom Barnard.
Finally, in the personal life of the radio host, Barnard is known to be a very unsociable and closed personality. He does not give interviews: the only one given was to St. Paul Pioneer Press, in which he talked about himself. It is known, that Tom Barnard is married to Kathryn Brandt; they have one child and the family resides in Golden Valley, Minnesota.
Over his long lasting career, Barnard has been involved in a few controversies. He paid a $10,000 fine after making several derisive remarks about a Hmong girl who killed her newborn baby, moreover, he had to apologise in public after making comments about Sioux and Minnesota Chippewa tribes. Afterwards, it was announced that the popular host would be attending courses for anger, not substance abuse, treatment.
|Full Name||Tom Barnard|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Date Of Birth||November 7, 1951|
|Place Of Birth||Long Prairie, Minnesota, United States|
|Profession||American talk radio host, media personality, Voice-over talent|
|Children||Andy Brandt-Barnard, Alex Brandt-Barnard|
|Awards||Marconi award for Large Market Personality of the Year (2006)|
|TV Shows||“Tom and Dan”, "The KQ92 Morning Show", "Tom Barnard Show", "The Tom Barnard Podcast", “Twin Cities”, "The Ticket"|