Tom Bodett
Tom Bodett

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Name: Tom Bodett
Occupation: Voice Actor
Gender: Male
Birth Day: February 23, 1955
Age: 65
Country: United States
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Tom Bodett

Tom Bodett was born on February 23, 1955 in United States (65 years old). Tom Bodett is a Voice Actor, zodiac sign: Pisces. Find out Tom Bodettnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

He started a radio program in 1999 called The Loose Leaf Book Company, which centers on discussions about books and authors.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$10 Million

Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

He built houses in Homer, Alaska.

Biography Timeline

1955

Thomas Edward Bodett was born on February 23, 1955, in Champaign, Illinois, and raised in Sturgis, Michigan. As of 2013, he resided in Dummerston, Vermont, where he is a member of the town's board of selectmen.

1986

In 1986, Bodett was building houses in Homer, Alaska, and contributing to NPR's All Things Considered. A creative director at the Richards Group ad agency heard him on NPR and hired him to record a commercial for Motel 6. Bodett ad-libbed the famous line "We'll leave the light on for you" and has been the chain's spokesperson ever since. The director David Fowler hired him because Bodett "sound[ed] like the kind of person who stays there." Fowler said he thought, "Gosh, if I only had an account for a national budget motel brand with a sense of humor and humility, I could make a heck of an advertising campaign with this guy."

1993

From 1993 to 1994, Bodett was also the spokesperson for Jamesway department stores in Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania and recorded radio commercials for it. A discount chain, Jamesway filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the fall of 1995 and closed at the end of the year.

1999

In 1999, Bodett started The Loose Leaf Book Company, a radio program that centered on author and book interviews, discussions, and dramatizations.

In 1999, Bodett published his first children's book, Williwaw!

2005

In 2005, Motel 6 began using Bodett for their wake-up calls. The chain hoped to bring a more personal touch to people's day by using their spokesperson's voice. Bodett was also featured on the first Motel 6 podcast, released for the holidays.

2013

As of 2013, he is a contributor to The Bob Edwards Show on XMPR and a member of the stable of panelists on Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, a National Public Radio news quiz show.

2015

In November 2015, a new marketing campaign featuring Bodett's voice premiered, highlighted by TV and radio commercials touting the investment in and renovation of Motel 6 properties nationwide.

In 2015, he was interviewed as a guest on Episode 301 of Public Radio International's Live Wire Radio.

Family Life

Tom married Rita A. Ramirez in 1997.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Tom Bodett is 66 years, 0 months and 7 days old. Tom Bodett will celebrate 67th birthday on a Wednesday 23rd of February 2022. Below we countdown to Tom Bodett upcoming birthday.

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