Jim Thornton is an American radio and television announcer who anchors on all-news radio KNX 1070. Similarly, he is a voiceover actor providing a voice on different video games, movies, and television shows.
Jim previously announced on Celebrity Deathmatch and narrated a portion of the popular animated movie, Monsters, Inc.
On top of that, he did substitute announcing work on The Price Is Right following the death of the former announcer, Rod Roddy, who died on 27 October 2003.
Apart from his media and entertainment works, Jim partners with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Learn more about Jim Thornton wife, kids, age, parents, birthday, salary, net worth, and height!
Jim Thornton Married Life; Wife, Kids
Jim Thornton shared the wedding vows with his wife, Susan Thornton some while ago. However, the media personality is yet to confirm their wedding date and how they started dating in the first place.
Nevertheless, the couple leads a happy married life and enjoys the company of their child, a son named Sam Thornton. The family resides in Los Angeles, California, the United States.
Jim’s son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes back in 2009. Thankfully, he is healthy and doing well now.
How Much Is Jim Thornton Salary? Net Worth Details
Jim Thornton’s media salary reads a promising number thanks to his years and years of experience. As an anchor from the Los Angeles area, he manages around $59k per year.
On top of that, he adds to his professional earnings as a voice actor. Given his versatile professionalism, Jim’s actual net worth swirls around $1 million.
Jim Thornton Media Career
Jim began working in radio and television back in 1985. It was after he moved to Los Angeles. Eventually, he became known as the afternoon anchor on all-news radio KNX 1070 in Los Angeles.
After a while, Jim announced himself as a game show announcer of The Price Is Right. He also auditioned for the anchoring role on Wheel of Fortune in December 2010 and became the show’s new announcer on 13 June 2011.
Jim has also managed a big reputation for his voiceover works on games, movies, and television shows. Some of his popular voiceover works for video games include Hitman: Blood Money and Mafia II.
Jim Thornton Wikipedia; Age, Birthday, Parents, Height
Jim Thornton is 57-years-of-age as of now born in 1965, in Huntington, West Virginia, the United States. He blows his birthday candles on 3 March every year which makes his birth sign Taurus.
The media personality likes to keep his parents’ whereabouts a secret as of now. Likewise, he hasn’t talked about his childhood upbringing on the internet and social media.
With a decent height and weight, Jim graduated from Huntington High School in 1983. Later on, he earned a degree in linguistics from Marshall University.