Jim Thornton Biography
Jim Thornton is an American television, radio announcer and voice actor who is known for his voiceover work in video games, movies, and TV shows.
Thornton started his broadcasting career after he moved to Los Angeles in 1984. He is best known as the afternoon anchor on all-news radio KNX 1070 in Los Angeles, having been promoted from traffic reporting. He has also announced on Celebrity Deathmatch and did the narration in a portion of Monsters, Inc.
Jim Thornton Wheel of Fortune
Thornton did substitute announcing work on The Price Is Right following the death of former announcer Rod Roddy. In December 2010, he auditioned for the same role on Wheel of Fortune following the death of the show’s announcer Charlie O’Donnell and was confirmed as the show’s new announcer on June 13, 2011. Because of this job, Thornton has scaled back from his job at KNX.
Thornton provided the voice of Johnny Gomez in Celebrity Deathmatch, a Christmas caroler in Rugrats, and the announcer in The Cleveland Show. He also appeared in video games, where he provided additional voice-over work for Hitman: Blood Money and as a DJ in Mafia II.
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Jim Thornton Education
Thornton graduated from Huntington High School in 1983 and then moved to Los Angeles in 1984 where he started his broadcasting career a year later. He also has a degree in linguistics from Marshall University.
Jim Thornton Age
Thornton was born on April 21, 1965, in Huntington, West Virginia, United States. He is 54 years old as of 2019.
Jim Thornton Wife
Thornton is married to Susan Thornton and together they have a son named Sam Thornton. The couple resides in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Jim Thornton Salary
Working as a television, radio announcer there is no doubt Jim earns a good amount of salary. However, the exact amount of salary she receives is not yet disclosed.
Jim Thornton Net Worth
Thornton earns his income from his businesses and from other related organizations. He also earns his income from his work as a television, radio announcer and voice actor. Thornton has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million dollars.
Jim Thornton Movies and Tv Shows
- Celebrity Deathmatch – Johnny Gomez
- Rugrats – Christmas Caroller
- The Cleveland Show – Announcer, Additional voices
- The Price Is Right – Himself – Try-Out Announcer
- The Soup – Himself – Announcer
- Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! – Himself – Announcer
- Wheel of Fortune – Himself – Announcer, Guest Announcer
- KCBS-TV – Himself – Traffic reporter
- Let’s Pollute – Narrator
- Monsters, Inc. – Additional voices
- Hitman: Blood Money – Additional voices
- Mafia II – DJ