Tom Leykis Net Worth is$22 Million
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Profession: Radio personality
Date of Birth: Aug 1, 1956
Nicknames: Tom Leykis, Thomas Joseph Leykis
Height: 1.8034 m
Country: United States of America
Tom Leykis is a New York-born radio host with an estimated net worth of $22 million dollars. Most widely recognized for his syndicated show, "The Tom Leykis Show", which went off the air in fall 2009, Tom Leykis currently hosts the wine and food radio show, "The Tasting Room with Tom Leykis". He is known for his "shock jock" style and tips on "how to get laid".
Thomas Joseph Leykis (pronounced: /'la?k?s/; born August 1, 1956) is an American talk radio personality best known for hosting The Tom Leykis Show from 1994 to 2009 (nationally syndicated), and April 2012 to the present (internet streamcast/podcast). The show follows the Hot Talk format, which brought Leykis much success, particularly in the Southern California radio market. Due to the provocative nature of the show, Leykis has often been described as a shock jock. The show's best-known feature is "Leykis 101", in which he purports to teach men "how to get laid" while spending the least amount of time, money, and effort. This part of his persona led some critics to charge Leykis with misogyny.
He is also the host of The Tasting Room with Tom Leykis, a most-weekly lifestyle program dealing with fine food and drink, airing weekends mainly in West Coast markets.
Tom Leykis was born August 1, 1956, at a time when his parents, Harry and Laura (nee O'Mara), lived in the Bronx. Leykis spent his early childhood in The Bronx,New York City,New York and he has two sisters, Terry and Anne, and a brother, Jim. His father was a union leader at The New York Post. At a point in Leykis' childhood, he moved with his family to Selden, Long Island, where he completed high school and graduated at 16 from Newfield High School. He then moved away from the family home to study broadcasting at Fordham University and dropped out due to financial issues.
Leykis began his radio career in the state of New York. At the age of 14, he was once a fill-in host for WBAB later working in 1979 for Mark Simone's WPIX talk show comedy titled The Simone Phone where he was featured as the host's sidekick. In the mid-1970s Leykis hosted one of the first public access TV shows on Long Island's Cablevision system, "The Graffiti Hour", a call-in program. Leykis eventually left WPIX, later went to WBAI leaving in the fall of 1981 to go to Albany to work at WQBK-AM. Leykis also contributed to a show cal

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