Terry Fator is a ventriloquist, stand-up comedian, impressionist, and singer. Fator uses 15 different puppets for his ventriloquial impersonations. He is also known by many people as the season two winner of America’s Got Talent, and he received one million dollar prize. Fator signed as the headliner at The Mirage hotel and casino in Las Vegas. He signed a five-year contract worth $100 million
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Terry Fator Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Terry was born in Dallas, Texas, to Edith Marie and Jephtha Wesley. He was the second born child in a family of three children. His career in ventriloquism started when he was in the fifth grade. This was after he came across a book by Paul Winchell called Ventriloquism for Fun and Profit. He has been performing since then. He got his first puppet when he was 18.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Terry Wayne Fator|
|Age:||56 years old|
|Birth Date:||10 June 1965|
|Birth Place:||Dallas, Texas|
|Parents:||Edith Marie and Jephtha Wesley|
|Spouse:||Angie Fiore (m. 2015), Taylor Dew (m. 2010–2015), Melinda Fator (m. 1991–2010)|
|Profession:||Impressionist, ventriloquist, comedian, musician|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$150 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Terry Fator was born on 10 June 1965. That makes him 56 years old. He is approximately 1.78 m tall, with a weight of 78 kg
Terry realized he could make a career as a ventriloquist when he was in the fifth grade. He even bought a book on how to go about it, and he started and even won a prize of $25 for performing in a church picnic. Terry is a graduate from the Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Terry is the second born child of Edith Fator and Jephtha Fator. His other siblings are sisters Deborah Fator and Jephtha Jr Fator. He is from white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. On his religious views, Terry grew up as a Christian and even won prize money on a church picnic when he was young, after performing ventriloquism. He is a democrat
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Terry Fator has had a very interesting love life. He married Melinda, his first wife, on 8 January 1991. The two broke up and divorced on 3 November 2010. One day later, Terry married Taylor Makakoa. Later, Terry proposed to Angie Fiore In front of his second wife. He divorced his second wife in late August 2015 and married his current wife on 4 September 2015. He does not have any children
|marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||28 November 2015|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Terry Fator Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Angie Fiore (m. 2015)|
Professional Life and Career
Terry has been a member of two bands in his career as a musician. First, he was the lead singer of the band by the name of Freedom Jam Band between 1987 and 1988. The band used to perform in high schools, and they performed in more than 200 high schools in the United States and Canada.
He later left the band and became a lead singer in another band by the name of Texas The Band. By then, he was 23 years old, and it was in the band that he incorporated his puppet, T, Airedale, to the show. Things were not going very well for him, and he realized he was not as famous as he thought.
This realization made him decide to join America’s Got Talent competition. He made his debut appearance on the show on 19 June 2007. He passed through all the stages and finally emerged the winner. He pocketed the prize money of $1 million.
After America’s Got Talent competition win, Fator decided to combine all his talents and make a career out of them. This was a smart move as he combined his comedy, ventriloquism, singing, and impersonations, and became very successful. He continues to perform at parties and different events both in the United States and Canada. He also voices characters. He was a guest on The Oprah Show on 13 May 2008.
Awards & Nominations
The only award that is associated with Terry is the $1 million he won when he emerged the winner of season 2 of America’s Got Talent competition.
Terry Fator Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021
As of July 2021, Terry Fator has a net worth of $150 million. He has basically earned this wealth from performing during events. He was also the winner of season 2 of America’s Got Talent competition. Late 2007, he signed a contract worth $1.5 million with Las Vegas Hilton. He also signed a five-year contract in March 2008, with Las Vegas Strip. The contract was worth $100 million.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Terry Fator was the talk of the town after he proposed marriage to his third wife In front of his second wife. Most people did not like how he humiliated his second wife.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 600k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 16k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 49k followers.
Terry Fator is a very famous and interesting entertainer. He first tried out in music before merging it with his other talents. He tried ventriloquism from an early age, and he nurtured it into a career. He is also a comedian and an impressionist he performs in various events and gets contracts worth a lot of money. On top of it all, he won during the second season of America’s Got Talent Competition in 2007.