Tom Werner Biography
Tom Werner is an American investor and television producer from New York City, United States, currently serving as the chairman of both Liverpool Football Club and the Boston Red Sox. Before, he invested in Fenway Sports Group. As a television producer, Werner partnered with producer Marcy Carsey to create Carsey-Werner.
Tom Werner Age and Birthday
Werner’s real name is Thomas Charles Werner. He was born on 1950 April 12, in New York City in the United States. Tom is 73 years old as of 2023. Accordingly, he celebrates his birthday on the 12th of April every year and his Zodiac sign is unknown.
Tom Werner Height and Weight
Thomas is a person of average height and stature. His height is however estimated to be 5 feet 9 inches about 1.82 meters and he weighs 80 kg.
Tom Werner Education
Talking about academic qualifications, he is a well-educated and qualified person. Tom completed high school level in his homeland. Afterward, he enrolled at St. Bernard’s School in Manhattan, Connecticut, and The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, and graduated. Later on, he joined Harvard University and graduated in 1971.
Tom Werner’s Parents/Siblings
Werner was born and grew up in New York City in the United States, to his oldsters. He belongs to a Jewish family. Tom is the son of Henry Werner, his father, and his wife, Elizabeth (née Grumbach). He was bought up with a sister, Patsy Werner Hanson, and one brother, Peter Werner.
Tom Werner Husband
Werner was once married to his first wife Jill Troy Werner but they divorced. The reason for their separation is not accessible at the moment. The beautiful pair were blessed with three children, Edward “Ted” (born 1976), Carolyn (born 1979), and Amanda (born 1988). Werner resides in Los Angeles.
Tom Werner Career/Wikipedia
Werner serves as the chairman of both Liverpool Football Club and the Boston Red Sox. Before, he invested in Fenway Sports Group. As a television producer, Werner partnered with producer Marcy Carsey to create Carsey-Werner.
Werner began his professional career in television by working for ABC-TV, in 1973. In 1975, he was promoted to the Director of East Coast Prime Time Development. In 1979, Werner was promoted to senior vice president of the prime-time development department. While at ABC, Werner participated in the development of Mork & Mindy, Soap, Bosom Buddies, and Taxi.
As a television producer, Werner partnered with producer Marcy Carsey to create Carsey-Werner. The firm produced several shows including Roseanne, The Cosby Show,3rd Rock from the Sun, and That ’70s Show. Werner was the executive producer for The Conners and an executive producer for the reboot of Roseanne.
Tom Werner The Boston Red Sox, Fenway Sports Group, and Liverpool F.C
Werner’s entry into sports team ownership started when he and 14 other Southern California-based investors purchased the San Diego Padres from McDonald’s heiress Joan Kroc for US $75 million on June 14, 1990.
In 1990, Werner first became a part-owner of the San Diego Padres. Later, he was part of a group that purchased the Boston Red Sox and served as chairman of the Red Sox since February 27, 2002. From that moment on, the team has won four World Series—the 2004 title ending an 86-year championship drought—and qualified for the postseason 10 times.
He went back to baseball in 2001, part of a band that included former Orioles and Padres CEO Larry Lucchino and Florida Marlins owner John W. Henry who made a successful bid to purchase the Boston Red Sox.
In 2010, the ownership group of Lucchino, Henry, and Werner bought Premier League team Liverpool F.C. from lawyers acting on behalf of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Tom Hicks, and the lenders to former owners George N. Gillett, Jr. On November 25, 2010, Liverpool F.C. declared that Werner would be installed as chairman, replacing Martin Broughton, beginning December 1, 2010.
In 2018, the Red Sox earned a franchise record of 108 games. It went on to win a ninth World Series title. Werner was made the chairman of Liverpool Football Club in 2010. In his time in office, Liverpool earned four trophies the UEFA Champions League in 2019 and the Premier League in 2020 under manager Jürgen Klopp.
Tom Werner Salary
Currently, Tom has not revealed his annual salary to the public yet.
Tom Werner Worth
Werner has an approximate net worth of more than 10 million. However, his professional occupation is his main source of income.
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