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The name of Peter Thomas is well known to those who have got involved in watching such television shows as “Mystery Detectives”, “Forensic Files” or “Nova”. It has recently been estimated that the overall amount of Peter Thomas’ net worth has reached the sum of $3 million. Peter has earned his net worth as an advertising and documentary voice-over artist. Thomas has been working and accumulating his net worth as a narrator his entire long career.

Peter Thomas Net Worth $3 Million

Peter Thomas was born on June 28, 1924 in Pensacola, Florida, United States. Currently, he resides in Naples, Florida. He was born to parents Sibyl Addenbrooke Thomas, who worked as a teacher, and Dr. John D. Thomas, who was a minister. He was the eldest child of three in the family. At the age of fourteen, Peter started his first job on a local radio program.

Unfortunately, World War II began just after he graduated from high school and Peter Thomas decided to serve as a volunteer in the army, serving in the First Infantry Division. As a solder, he received the following awards: Belgian Fourragere, the Unit French Croix de Guerre, the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.

Peter Thomas is called one of broadcasting’s pioneers, as he has been in the entertainment business for more than 50 years. Peter Thomas has added much to his net worth while voicing and narrating a great number of documentaries, shows and other programs. The most important works include voicing the program on television called Medical Detectives, narrating the audio book entitled ‘Truck Everlasting’ written by Natalie Babbitt, narrating the series entitled ‘The Crucial Turning Points of World War 2’, and narrating the documentary series’ entitled ‘Mystery Detectives’ and ‘Forensic Files’ created by Paul Dowling.

Moreover, Peter added much to his net worth voicing a number of well-known television commercials for Burger King, United Technologies, NBC, Valvoline, IBM, Coca-cola, Williams Beaumont Hospital and many others. Due to his popularity, he has also voiced political advertisements and narrated political films.

Thomas has increased his net worth through receiving lots of awards and nominations for his work. The most significant award is an Academy Award for narrating the documentary short film entitled ‘One Survivor Remembers’ directed by Kary Antholis. In addition to this, he is the first winner of The Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Television and Radio Association and the recipient of The Humanitarian Award from the International College.

Despite his respectable age, Peter Thomas is still working and increasing his total amount of net worth. The fans still have a chance to hear his voice in the national television program entitled ‘Cool Whip’. What is more, he is working as a board member for the National D-Day Memorial Foundation.

Peter Thomas married his wife Stella Barrineau Thomas in 1946. The couple lived together happily until the death of Stella Thomas in 2014. They have three children.

Quick Facts

Birth date: June 28, 1924
Birth place: Pensacola, Florida, United States
Profession:Entrepreneur, American announcer narrator of television programs,
Spouse:Stella Thomas (m. 1946–2014)
Children:Peter Thomas Jr.
Parents:Sibyl Addenbrooke, Dr. John D. Thomas
Movies:, Forensic Files, Vietnam Requiem




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Is Peter Thomas's Net Worth Deserved?

  • AllentownGirl

    This isn’t the Peter Thomas of Forensic Files. The photo is of the Peter Thomas who’s associated with “Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Don’t know where the financial info comes from — perhaps an inaccurate combination of both profiles?