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John Frank Tesh was born on the 9th July 1952, in Garden City in New York, USA. He is a musician, composer, television and radio host, the winner of two Grammy nominations for his music, and for investigative journalism Tesh won the Associated Press Award. Additionally, he has won six Emmy Awards for his sport reviews. John is also well known for co-hosting the television show “Entertainment Tonight” (1986 – 1996). Moreover, he has worked in the position of the host and sports caster of such important sports events such as the Ironman Triathlon, Tour De France Bike Race, Wimbledon and even the Olympic Games. Tesh has been active in the entertainment industry since the 1970s.

How much is the net worth of John Tesh? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $65 million, as of the data presented in mid-2016.

John Tesh Net Worth $65 Million

To begin with, Tesh was raised in a Christian household. and educated at Garden City High School. He learned to play the trumpet and piano, and while still a student at high school, he became a member of the New York State Symphonic Orchestra; moreover, he also played in a rock band. Later, he graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Music. Meanwhile, he played soccer and lacrosse, and he hosted the news at WTVD.

Concerning his television career, Tesh rose to fame as one of the hosts of “Entertainment Tonight” (1986 – 1996). Then, he was the host of the talk show “One on One with John Tesh” (1991 – 1992), and co-host of “John & Leeza From Hollywood” (1993 – 1994). John also landed guest star roles in episodes of various television series, including “Star Trek”, “Santa Barbara” and others. Tesh’s engagement in television has added huge sums to his net worth.

Another significant source of John Tesh’s net worth is music. Since 1987, he has released more than 50 albums, including “Music in the Key of Love” (1992), “Heart of the Sunrise” (1999), “Classical Music for a Prayerful Mood” (2001), “Big Band” (2012) and many others, overall selling more than eight million copies of albums. John added more than $20 million of revenue to the total size of his net worth from just his live concerts.

To add more, Tesh is the presenter on radio of  “John Tesh Radio Show” which is syndicated nationally and worldwide with the help of the internet; it has been calculated that John has more than 14.5 million listeners internationally, and has been listed as one of the most listened to radio programs. It worth mentioning the fact that John Tesh became the winner of the Syndicated Personality/Show of the Year Award presented by Radio & Records magazine.

Finally, in the personal life of the musician, television and radio personality, he married his first wife Julie Wright in 1982 – they divorced in 1991. He married the actress Connie Sellecca in 1992; they have a daughter, and Connie has a son from her previous marriage. Currently, Sellecca and Tesh reside in Los Angeles, USA.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 9, 1952
Birth place: Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA
Height:6' 6" (1.98 m)
Profession:Pianist, composer of pop music, radio host, television presenter
Education:North Carolina State University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Connie Sellecca (m. 1992-), Julie Wright (1982-1991)
Children:Prima Tesh
Awards:Syndicated Personality/Show of the Year Award, Associated Press Award, Grammy Awards for "Best Pop Instrumental Album", Keyboard Magazine Award
Music groups:New York State Symphonic Orchestra
Movies:"Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Santa Barbara"
TV shows:“Intelligence for Your Life”, "Entertainment Tonight" (1986 - 1996), “John Tesh Radio Show”, “Entertainment Tonight” (1986 – 1996), “One on One with John Tesh” (1991 – 1992), “John & Leeza From Hollywood” (1993 – 1994), "Ironman Triathlon", "Tour De France Bike Race", "Wimbledon", "Olympic Games", “Star Trek”, “Santa Barbara”
Albums:"Out of Silence", "The Avalon Concert" (1997), "Alive: Music & Dance" (2008)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1John Tesh played a unnamed Klingon, in _"Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987) {The Icarus Factor (#2.14)}_ (qv. The Klingon became a Name in the official Star Trek Customizable Card Game: K'Tesh. A modification of the actor's Name.
2Release of his book, "Intelligence for Your Life: Powerful Lessons for Personal Growth". [2007]
3Host of an infomercial for the "John Tesh: Alive - Music and Dance" DVD. [2008]
4Appearing at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (California) [November 2008]
5Hosting a syndicated radio show. [2007]
6Stepfather of Gib Gerard, son of his wife, Connie Sellecca, and her ex-husband, Gil Gerard.
7Was once a beat reporter for WCBS-TV in New York.
8Sports reporter/journalist
9Singer / composer. He records & appears singing while playing the piano.
10Is a devoted Star Trek fan. Tesh once said in an interview that Star Trek (1966) was the only show which he was allowed to watch as a child. He later appeared as a Klingon warrior (he's the Klingon closest to the camera, on the left) in Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Icarus Factor (1989), an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). Also, a character in a "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" comic was drawn to resemble Tesh (and named "Captain Johnson").
11Is a Christian music artist
12Wrote Roundball Rock, the extremely well known theme song to the NBA on NBC used from 1990 to 2002.
13He and his wife, actress Connie Sellecca, have one daughter, Prima.
14Member of Lambda Chi Alpha.
15Graduated Garden City High School, Garden City, New York. [1970]
16From Raleigh, North Carolina.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 11 November 1993. At 7021 Hollywood Blvd.


Filmography

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Angels in Scrubs2016music by
For Love and Vengeance2000Short
John Tesh: The Avalon Concert1997TV Movie
John Tesh Live at Red Rocks1995TV Special documentary
Bobby's World1990-1992TV Series 5 episodes
CBS Schoolbreak Special1990TV Series 1 episode
Limit Up1989

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
John Tesh Big Band Live2012TV MovieJohn Tesh
John Tesh: Alive - Music & Dance2008TV Movie
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV Series
Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby1993TV MovieJohn Teshadactyl (voice)
The Bodyguard1992Entertainment Tonight Host (voice, uncredited)
Eye of the Storm1992
Bobby's World1991TV Series
He Said, She Said1991John Tesh
Shocker1989TV Newscaster
Star Trek: The Next Generation1989TV SeriesKlingon Warrior

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Smurfs 22013performer: "Entertainment Tonight Theme"
Saturday Night Live2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Boondocks2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Left Behind II: Tribulation Force2002performer: "A Deeper Faith"
Like Mike2002writer: "Roundball Rock"
Limit Up1989lyrics: "Undress for Success" / music: "Mike Mercurie", "Undress for Success", "Soybean Shuffle", "The River Charles"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bobby's World1990-1992TV Series composer - 5 episodes

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Intelligence for Your Life2015TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
John Tesh: Alive - Music & Dance2008TV Movie executive producer / producer
John Tesh: Worship at Red Rocks2004Video producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Intelligence for Your Life2013TV Series

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Intelligence for Your Life2015TV Series 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Intelligence for Your Life2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Fox and Friends2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
Blue Vera2013TV MovieHimself
ProVanta2013TV MovieHimself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2012TV Series
Thou Shalt Laugh 42009DocumentaryHimself - Host
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2009TV SeriesHimself
Life Today with James Robison2008TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1993-2008TV SeriesHimself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon2007TV SeriesHimself
The View2005TV SeriesHimself
The Tony Danza Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Good Day Live2004TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHimself
John Tesh: Worship at Red Rocks2004VideoHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special2003TV SpecialHimself
Hollywood Squares2003TV SeriesHimself
Praise the Lord2002TV SeriesHimself
Bob Patterson2001TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live1993-2000TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show2000TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show1997-1999TV SeriesHimself
29th Annual Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards1998TV MovieHimself - Host
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1997TV MovieHimself
The Naked Truth1997TV SeriesHimself
Pinky and the Brain1997TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1995-1997TV SeriesHimself
The Weird Al Show1997TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996-1997TV SeriesHimself
Howard Stern1996TV SeriesHimself
Ellen1996TV SeriesHimself
Marvin Hamlisch & the Pittsburgh Pops1996TV SpecialHimself
John Tesh Live at Red Rocks1995TV Special documentaryPerformer
Amy Grant: Building the House of Love1994Video documentaryHimself (voice, as John Tesch)
Love Affair1994Himself
Entertainment Tonight1988-1994TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Leeza1994TV SeriesPianist
John & Leeza from Hollywood1993TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Jackie Thomas Show1993TV SeriesHimself
The 1993 Annual American Friends Hebrew University Scopus Awards Honors: A Salute to Aaron Spelling1993TV SpecialHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1992TV MovieHimself
One on One with John Tesh1991-1992TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Annual National Convention of Christians and Jews1991TV MovieHimself
Soapdish1991Himself
The 5th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
In Living Color1991TV SeriesHimself
Murphy Brown1990TV SeriesHimself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1987TV MovieHimself
Santa Barbara1984TV SeriesHimself (1987)
The Summer Sports Spectacular1960TV SeriesHost / Commentator

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Entertainment Tonight
Entertainment Tonight2009-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - ET Co-Host
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: The Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog2004VideoHimself (uncredited)
I Love the '90s2004TV Series documentaryHimself

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