Thomas James Kenny, better known as Tom Kenny, is an American actor and comedian known for giving voice to the loving and funny character SpongeBob from SpongeBob SquarePants. His voice is one of the most iconic voice in cartoons and aside from that, he has given his voice to video games and movies as well.
Kenny used to be an actor and comedian but now has shifted his profession to voice acting. How has the change in profession been treating him? Learn all about Kenny's life as an actor and find out how well he is doing from his career.
The Iconic Voice of SpongeBob; Kenny's Career
Kenny at the start of his career starred in various films and TV shows. His debut was in How I Got Into College, which later expanded into further various movies such as Shakes the Clown and Comic Book The Movie.
Not only did he play in movies, he also appeared in various TV shows and hosted the Music News segments of Friday Night Videos in the early 90s.
He has since then gone from being an actor to a voice actor. You may hear the familiarity of his voice in many of the animated TV shows and movies as well.
Out of all the voiceovers that he has done, his voice as SpongeBob Squarepants in the TV show of the same name is the one that is the most iconic of him.
Other voice actors in the show include Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Clancy Brown, Mr. Lawrence, Carolyn Lawrence, Mary Jo Catlett, and Lori Alan.
For his voice in the show, he won a Daytime Emmy Award and also one Annie Awards. His other famous cartoon shows include Rocko's Modern Life, Adventure Time, Powerpuff Girls, Johnny Bravo and CatDog.
He has also voiced in various movies such as the popular Transformers franchise and the superhero movie Ant-Man, which had the cast of Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Bobby Cannavale, and Anthony Mackie.
The Many Voices Of Kenny
He is a comedian, who used to be an actor in the past but has turned into a voice actor in recent times. Through his talent as a voice actor, he has provided the world with unlimited entertainment and you do not have to be a specific age to appreciate his work since his work is enjoyed by a wide range of age groups.
Net Worth Of Tom Kenny
Kenny is one of the most successful voice artists in the world who has given his voice to the various character which ranges from funny to being villainous. Over the course of his career, he has given his voice to more than 100 characters.
His success in his career has helped him to grasp financial stability as well. As of 2018, his net worth stands at $16 million.
He is reported to earn a five-figure salary from each episode of SpongeBob SquarePants. With earning such as his, he inspires many to follow in his footstep as a voice actor.
The show SpongeBob is still going strong and does not look to stop anytime soon. Thus, Tom Kenny's net worth is very likely to improve in the years to come.