Thomas Miles, who goes by Nephew Tommy, is a renowned American comedian who has gained immense popularity through The Steve Harvey Morning Show. Miles has been talking through the radio mics for years now as the co-host of the show.
He got the nickname Nephew Tommy as he is the nephew of another renowned comedian turned talk show host Steve Harvey.
Miles started as a comedian and even did opening acts during the tours of Luther Vandross. He had already made his name before joining the radio show. However, the radio show added more popularity to his name, and he became an on-demand comedian-turned-host.
Besides the radio shows, Miles has also had chances to host other shows and some acting projects.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Date of birth
|May 18, 1967
|56 years old
|Place of birth
|Houston, Texas, USA
|Houston, Texas, USA
|Los Angeles, California, USA
|Thomas Miles Sr.
|Thomas Wesley Miles III and
|Comedian, Actor, Producer, and Writer
|10 Million USD
|5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Nephew Tommy’s Net Worth
Miles is a successful comedian and a co-host of the national number-one syndicated morning show.
He has been in this business for ages and has earned a great fortune.
He even adds additional fortune to his preexisting one through his tours, which are happening even this year.
By this year, the comedian-turned-radio host has a massive net worth of 10 million USD.
Nephew Tommy’s Personal Life and Family
Miles was born and raised in Houston, Texas.
He is the eldest son of Thomas Sr. and his wife, Ethel.
Besides his parents, he also has a younger sister named LaTanya. He also has seven cousins (Steve Harvey’s children) – Lori, Wynton, Broderick Harvey Jr., Morgan, Jason, Karli, and Brandi Harvey.
Miles grew up in a loving family where his parents raised him and his sister with great care.
He grew up watching the unbreakable and loving bond between his parents and was close to both of them.
So, when his father died in March 2015, it was devastating for him, but he at least had his mother and family to lean on.
Miles grew up in a loving family, and he has passed down the same amount of love to his wife and his children, who were with him through all his thick and thin.
Just two years back, when he went through surgery to remove a tumor from his left hand that had been there for a few years, his wife was beside him holding his hand.
The same thing happened even this year when he was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in May.
As soon as he knew about his disease, he got help and underwent surgery to get rid of it.
Even this time, his wife and family were beside him and cared for him.
Miles always makes everyone around him smile, and he also has a loving and supportive family who does the same for him.
Nephew Tommy’s Wife and Relationship
The radio host is married to his beautiful and supportive wife, Jacqueline.
He met her in 1986 when both of them were enrolled at Texas A&M University and hit it off instantly.
They dated for fifteen years before tying the knot in 2001.
Even after being married for several years after more than a decade of dating and having three children, Miles kept his marriage a secret.
He did many gigs and tours nationwide and even went to host many shows, but no one knew about his wife or children.
Finally, during the Neighbourhood Awards, he announced to the world that he was a happily married man with two handsome sons and one beautiful daughter.
Even though Miles hid the fact that he was married for almost sixteen years, he always made time for his family and had a tight family.
Miles completed his high school degree from one of the local schools in his hometown.
Once high school was over, he joined Texas A&M University.
He completed his college studies at the university with a degree in theater.
After college, he got affiliated with the Royal Shakespeare of London to study more about acting.
Career and TV Shows
The nephew of Steve Harvey started young as a comedian.
He did certain gigs here and there before getting his first major gig in the show ComicView.
After he entered the small screen, he got several other gigs in many other TV shows like The Jamie Foxx Show.
During this time, he even got the opportunity to start the Luther Vandross tour for three years straight.
By this time, his name had already spread in Hollywood, which created many more opportunities for him.
He hosted the Essence Music Festival for two consecutive years and became part of several independent movies.
Because of his wide success, he soon became the host of Ready to Love and the co-host of The Steve Harvey Morning Show. Carla Ferrell is also the co-host of the show.
The Steve Harvey Show added more popularity to his name as people loved his energy and mic time.
His prank calls on the show became such a fan favorite that he even released them on Spotify.
Besides building a great career as a comedian-turned-actor-turned-producer and writer, Miles is also a philanthropist.
He is the founder of Miles of Giving, an NGO that provides help to the brave veterans of the USA.
He started the foundation after visiting military bases in the Middle East as a part of the Chairman’s USO Holiday Tour and conversing with the veterans.
Along with this, Miles also started the Wings Foundation, which empowers girls between the ages of twelve to eighteen.
Just this year, the comedian became part of a controversy when one of his prank calls resurfaced on the internet in March.
During this particular prank call that he made in 2012, Miles had pranked call a man looking for a long-lost family member.
Miles then asked about the man’s wife of five years and inquired if she had a birthmark on her shoulder.
He then revealed that she was his long-lost brother.
The man on the other side of the phone lost it and got angry, thinking he had been sleeping with a man for the last five years.
The man even emphasizes that he would kill his wife if what Miles just shared is true.
However, he collected his calm after some time and realized that what Miles said could never be true.
So, Miles comes clean and admits that the man’s wife herself was the one who had set the prank.
What was supposed to be a fun prank call turned into a controversy after many TikTokers found it transphobic.