Tom/Thomas Markle Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More
|Real Name||Thomas Wayne Markle|
|Profession||Former TV lighting director|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters - 170 cm
in meters - 1.70 m
in feet inches - 5’ 7”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms - 75 kg
in Pounds - 165 lbs
|Date of Birth||Year 1944|
|Age (as in 2017)||73 Years|
|Birth Place||Millersburg, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Hometown||Newport, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Family||Father- Gordon Markle
Mother- Doris Sanders
Brother- Frederick Markle (Elder)
Sister- Not Known
|Favorite Food||Chicken teriyaki with vegetable tempura|
|Girlfriends, Affairs and More|
|Wives/Spouses||Roslyn Markle (Ex-Wife)
Doria Radlan (Ex-Wife, 1979-1988)
|Children||Son- Thomas Markle Jr.
Daughter- Meghan Markle (Actress), Samantha Grant
Some Lesser Known Facts About Tom Markle
- Does Tom Markle smoke?: Not Known
- Does Tom Markle drink alcohol?: Yes
- Markle is of Dutch-Irish origin.
- He was born to a military veteran father who was part of the Second World War.
- After leaving the military, his father worked at a gas station as an attendant and also worked as a cobbler. After his father’s demise, his mother left Pennsylvania to live with his elder brother in Florida.
- He first met Doria on the set of medical drama ‘General Hospital’ in Los Angeles.
- He is 12 years older to his Ex-wife Doria and when they married, he left his first wife and had 2 children already under his belt.
- In 1975, he won a Chicago Emmy for his exceptional work in lighting design on Chicago public TV station Channel 11 WTTW’s Made In Chicago series.
- In 1990, he won an estimated amount of £560,000 ($750,000) in a Californian state lottery.
- In 2011, he also won a ‘Daytime Emmy Award’ for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction for a Drama Series for his work on General Hospital.
- He currently resides in Mexico.
- He is the grandfather of 5 children.
- He filed for bankruptcy in 2016.
- His daughter, Meghan Markle is engaged with Prince Harry and will turn into marriage in May 2018.
Thomas Markle was not born in Newport. He was born in Millersburg, PA.