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Overview (2)

Born in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA
Nicknames The Fly Jock
The Hardest Working Man In Radio

Mini Bio (1)

Tom Joyner was born on November 23, 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for Ebony/Jet Showcase (1982), The Gospel (2005) and 2011 Soul Train Awards (2011). He has been married to Donna Richardson since July 29, 2002. He was previously married to Dora Chatmon.

Spouse (2)

Donna Richardson (29 July 2002 - present)
Dora Chatmon (? - 1996) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (8)

Tom Joyner was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1998.
Attended Tuskegee University with Lionel Richie.
Is an advocate for the UNCF
Was a member of the group, The Commodores, but was told by his father to drop out of the group because he felt they were going nowhere.
He has two sons, Tom, Jr. and Oscar from a previous marriage.
He earned his nickname "The Fly Jock" because he hosted two radio shows, in the morning he performed his early morning radio show in Chicago for WGCI and he would fly to perform his radio show in Dallas
Has a nationally syndicated radio show, "The Tom Joyner Morning Show"
A member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Personal Quotes (1)

First we get people laughing, then we get 'em to listen. If you can get people to listen, then they begin to think, and that's when they start making a difference.

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