Tom Waddle Bio, ESPN/ WLS-TV, Age, Height, Spouse, Family, Net Worth, Salary

Tom Waddle

Tom Waddle Biography

Gregory Thomas Waddle is a famous American former National Football League (NFL) player who is present and co-host of the ESPN 1000 show “Waddle and Sylvie”. He also serves as a football analyst for Chicago’s WLS-TV, and has appeared on the NFL Network and Pro Football Weekly. Previously, Waddle worked as an anchor and host for WFLD FOX 32 and WLS ABC 7. Additionally, he was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

Thomas graduated from Archbishop Moeller High School where he received a diploma before heading to Boston College. While still in college, he began his professional career as a wide receiver for the Boston College Eagles. He finished his collegiate career first on the school’s all-time list for receptions in a season with 70 in 1988. That same year he also tied for first in receptions in a single game with 13 against TCU. Later, Waddle was selected as a first team All-East selection and made an appearance in the Japan Bowl. Additionally, his major achievement at Boston College was when he was inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998.

Tom was then signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent. During his first two years with the Bears, he struggled to make an impact as a receiver, lacking the size and speed to stand out. Later, he got a chance to start after the Bears lost the start to injuries. There he was the Bears’ lone player on the offensive side of the ball, catching nine passes for 104 yards and a touchdown. For his performance, he became a starter in the Bears lineup and secured a spot on the prestigious All-Madden team. In 1992, Thomas began the season as the starting shortstop and became a crowd favorite.

Before retiring, Waddle helped his team win the game against the Detroit Lions. He then began his career as the host of the football-centric weekend program on WFLD FOX 32. There he was responsible for preview and post-game coverage of Bears games. In addition, Waddle also worked as a fill-in sports anchor and appeared on weekend shows. Later, he served alongside Corey McPherrin to host various shows such as Chicago Bears Gameday Live, Fox Kickoff Sunday and The Final Word.

Previously, he also served as co-anchor alongside David Kaplan on weeknights on the Sports Central Network. Thomas later appeared as a co-host, along with Mike Greenberg, on Mike and Mike in the Morning on ESPN Radio. He and Silverman have also hosted The Scott Van Pelt Show. In August 2013, Tom moved to join WLS ABC 7 after his contract with WFLD expired. While there, he continued to provide analysis for Bears-themed programs and became a regular contributor to the station’s morning show.

In addition to this, he also joined the NFL Network in Los Angeles as a daytime analyst. Likewise, Gregory has also appeared as a guest analyst for Colin’s New Football Show. Additionally, Waddle has also worked for Pro Football Weekly and writes a weekly Bears column for the Northwest Herald of McHenry County, Illinois. In addition, he is also a color commentator during CSN Chicago’s broadcasts of Northern Illinois Huskies football games, which aired on the NFL Network.

Tom Waddle Age

How old is Tom? That’s him 56 years old from 2023. Waddle was born in February20, 1967, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Moreover, he celebrates his birthday on February 20 every year.

Tom Waddle Height/Weight

Waddle stands his ground 5 feet 7 inches tall. It weighs around 84 kg.

Husband Tom Waddle

Is Tom married or dating? He is currently happily married to his loving wife Kara. His wife is the daughter of AFL Hall of Famer Gino Cappelletti. The couple are proud parents of four beautiful girls. In addition, his oldest daughter Georgia is a member of the Northwestern Wildcats soccer team. The family currently resides in Lake Forest in.

Tom Waddle Family

Tom was born and raised in the United States by his caring and supportive parents. However, he is very secretive about his personal life and thus has not shared any information about his parents and siblings.

Tom Waddle Net Worth

How much does Tom earn? He was able to amass a net worth of between $1 million – $5 million dollars. His career as a broadcaster is his main source of income which has enabled him to live a luxurious live.

Salary Tom Waddle

Waddle received an annual salary that varied between $70,000-$120,000 dollars. This is according to the station’s current report.

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