Thomas P. Vitale, known as Tom Vitale, is a well-known American entrepreneur, TV producer, financial planner, and internet personality. He was born on August 15, 1963, in California, and is currently 58 years old. He graduated from Williams College and started his career in finance, working as a marketing strategist and research analyst for Viacom, a distributor of CBS television series and other syndicated television programs.
After leaving Viacom, Vitale joined NBC and co-produced a play named Dyslexic Heart. He then joined Syfy and Chillers in 1993 as an Executive Vice President of Programming & Original Movies. Vitale was responsible for all the company’s programming, development, strategic planning, network scheduling, deal-making, and series and movie acquisition. He has also served as the President of Fieri Manhattan and Vice President of Fieri National.
In 2011, Vitale founded the e-commerce company Veebow with the collaboration of Edward Leow. However, the company was shut down in 2018 due to some funding problems. Apart from being a financial expert, Vitale was also passionate about filmmaking and TV production. He is known for producing shows like 20/20, E! True Hollywood Story, Hot in Cleveland, The Apprentice, Who Do You Think You Are?, and Valerie’s Home Cooking.
Vitale has been married twice. His first wife was Sharon Vitale, with whom he had four children. However, the couple separated due to some genuine problems, and Vitale was arrested in 2001 for physically assaulting her. Later, Vitale got married to the American actress and TV personality Valerie Bertinelli in 2011, and they are leading a happy married life. They got married in their own property in Malibu, California, and organized a high-profile ceremony there.
As of 2023, Tom Vitale’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million. However, his wife Valerie Bertinelli has a net worth of $20 million, which is almost four times higher than Vitale’s.
Tom Vitale has been embroiled in some controversies, with his most notable being his physical assault on his first wife, Sharon Vitale. In 2001, Vitale was arrested for assaulting her, which resulted in him serving probation for several years.
Tom Vitale is known for his work as a TV producer, financial planner, and entrepreneur. He is also well-known as the husband of Valerie Bertinelli, an American actress and TV personality.