Tom Shadyac was born as Thomas Peter Shadyac in the December of 1958. He is an American nationality who shares the ethnicity and values of a Lebanese mother and a half-Irish father. Shadyac spent most of childhood in Virginia, USA. Shadyac has had the experience of taking care of his mother who was confined to a wheel-chair and who later died of cancer. Being in the family for a long time, Tom cherishes the memory he has with his family. Tom went to J. E. B. Stuart High School and further attended the University of Virginia in order to gain the academic excellence that has allowed him to reach the prosperity that he has today.
Tom has established his career by being involved in diverse fields of his interest. He can be known as an American comedian, director and a screenwriter. Not only that, Shadyac has also worked as a producer, author and an occasionally appearing film actor. Shadyac has gained popularity for his works in a several phases of his life. The multi-talented personality has built his net worth of around $1.5 million dollars by his acts that include his writing and directing of various films like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Nutty Professor, Bruce Almighty and Liar Liar. His famous documentary called I Am caused him to detach from the world of comedy for a while and involve dedicatedly in writing, directing and narrating for the documentary itself. The documentary gave him popularity and he is an inspiration among the people that are attracted towards his exploration of abandonment of a materialistic living that was caused by his own bicycle accident.
Tom with an average height was married to actress Jennifer Barker. No information of their early relationship days as a dating couple or her being his girlfriend is verified by any source. But the couple had married each other in the June of 1997. Shadyac, because of several of his personal reasons, had to get divorced with his wife. The bicycle accident of Tom had caused him to suffer from post-concussion syndrome, experiencing prolonged headaches and hypersensitivity to light and noise. The coincidence is how he had been divorced already before the accident.
Tom Shadyac’s biography is very popular and people read about him also in the wikis. The life events and phases that he has gone through have taught people the importance of taking life as it comes. After the recovery from his accident, Shadyac decided to sell most of his possessions and donated large amount of money. He also learnt the value of giving and opened a shelter for the homeless in Virginia. More about his experience and learning can be read in several of his publishing.
Dynamic personnel, Tom, can be found to have maintained a huge presence in the social network. From twitter to instagram, he shares about his writings and works. Though he has no statements of having a girlfriend, no news of him being gay has come up. He has gained large number of followers who look up to him for inspiration. He is also called for interviews in different shows where the audiences get the chance to know him better.