John Tesh Net Worth

May 20, 2023
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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.

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