Nephew Tommy is a versatile comedian, actor, producer, and host with original work that has encompassed the radio, television, and film worlds. His role as a co-host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show puts him in front of a live radio audience of over 8 million daily listeners. Thomas also has a loyal following as a stand-up comedian and has earned a reputation for wowing crowds. For three years, he served as the exclusive opening act on the Luther Vandross tour. July 2016 will be Thomas’ 7th year as the exclusive Mainstage host for the Essence Festival in New Orleans, which draws over 250,000 fans and features acts such as Beyoncé, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Kanye West. In October 2010, Thomas recorded his one-hour special at the famed Motor City Casino in Detroit. He continues to keep the crowds laughing as he tours nationally to sold out crowds across the country.
He’s a talented thespian, a Theater Major of Texas A&M University, who’s worked in over a dozen stage plays and studied with the Royal Shakespeare Company of London. A number of independent films are on his resume, including 2011’s “N-Secure” and “The Heart Specialist” with Zoe Saldana; David Talbert’s “Baggage Claim;” “Think Like A Man” in 2012 from the bestselling book by Steve Harvey; and premiering in October 2016 he makes a cameo appearance in Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Halloween.”